Event Category: Family Fun
Weymouth & Portland Pride #PrideByTheSeaside will be a 3 day Festival and will take place over the weekend of July 26th-28th 2019 at Radipole Park Weymouth and promises to be a family friendly celebration for everyone to enjoy.
Former JLS band member Aston Merrygold, will headline the mainstage on Saturday night. Aston is currently enjoying a solo career and about to release a new album. He will be supported by 2018 XFactor sensation, boy band Misunderstood who were mentored on the show by Robbie Williams .
A whole host of family friendly fun and celebrations including the following:
Friday 26th July
The Pride weekend will start with a colourful walking Parade along Radipole Park Drive at 1pm, the Parade will include live music from Wessex FM, Fancy Dress Competitions and the official 50M Pride Rainbow Flag that is being transported across the country especially for #PrideByTheSeaside.
The Open Air Cinema hosted by Children’s Storyteller Mama G starts at 3pm and will show three family films, Beauty & the Beast, The Greatest Showman & Grease. Other attractions include Weymouth Beach Punch & Judy, Face Painting, Glitter, Hot Dogs, Donuts, Popcorn and Candy Floss.
Saturday 27th July
On Saturday, the Radipole Park gates will open at 11am, with the first DJ act starting at 12pm, the party atmosphere will continue throughout the day and into the evening, with top class Music Performances including headliner Aston Merrygold from JLS, X Factor’s Misunderstood, All Togther Now’s The Sundaes, Booty Luv & Big Brovaz, Abba Revival, plus Cabaret Acts, Silent Disco, Children’s Fun Fair, Bungee Trampolines, Trade & Charity Stalls, Bella Ceramics Potter’s Wheel & host of Delicious Food and Drink.
Sunday 28th July
The fun starts all over again on Sunday at 12pm with another afternoon and evening of musical entertainment and performance from tribute artists Lady Gaga and Best of the Boy Bands , local bands & DJs including Weymouth College Students, The Leggomen, Stagecoach Theatre Company and Weymouth’s Summer Panto – Pirates of the Pavilion.