Cambridge Pride to Bounce Back with ‘Party of the Year’ Fundraiser


Held at Junction, the event will feature live music, DJ performances and a cabaret

It has been announced that on Saturday, November 13, “The Pride Experience” will be held in Junction to raise funds for the Cambridge Pride Festival 2022.

With cabarets, live performances, DJs and more, tickets are available now sold for £ 9.50. They will also be available at the door for £ 11.50 (last entry midnight), and the event will run from 10pm to 3am. “The Pride Experience,” according to their ticket page, promises to be fun and a “fabulous evening”.

Proceeds from “The Pride Experience” will be donated to next year’s Pride Festival, which is still in the planning stages. The 2022 festival was eagerly awaited because, after an attendance of 5,000 people in 2019, the two successive festivals were delayed due to the pandemic.

They aim to keep Cambridge Pride 2022 “as similar as possible to Pride 2019 bearing in mind the security rules of Covid-19”. Organizers say it should take place in May / June 2022, but details of the exact date will follow shortly.

The Cambridge Pride Festival first took place in 2019 and was hosted by The Pink Festival Group, as well as the organizers of the Cambridge club night, the Dot Cotton Club. As explained on their Facebook page, the Pink Festival Cambridge aims to celebrate “community diversity through the arts” while supporting the LGBTQ community. In 2019, they helped organize a festival with plates, performances, costumes and on Jesus Green.

Cambridge Pride events occur regularly in and around the Cambridge area. Recent functions have included showcasing local LGBTQ + artists through the “Rethink Fashion” event in September. and this december tThey are also planning a “Pride on Ice” event at the Parkers Piece Skating rink. Details of their most recent work on the Pride Festival will continue to be published via their Facebook page .

Paul Hyde-Clarke, president of the Pink Festival, told The Tab that they would like people to contact through their Facebook page and volunteer if they have experience in event management, project management, marketing. or sponsorship campaigns.

Junction requires attendees of their Cambridge Pride Club party to adhere to their Covid-19 safety rules. For entry, proof of vaccination 14 days before the event, a lateral flow test within 24 hours of admission, or a positive PCR test proving natural immunity (after the 10 days) will be required.

Traditionally, Cambridge’s LGBTQ + clubbing night (Glitterbomb) takes place at Vinyl on Tuesday. This event offers a late night alternative to the community in November.

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