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Foyle Gay Pride Festival / 24.08.11


Foyle Gay Pride Festival

Location: Derry
Date: 24 August - 28 August 2011
Suitability: Everyone
Frequency: Yearly
Contact: Shá Gillespie
W: http://www.foylepride.org
T: 07843956568
E: sha682000@yahoo.com

The Foyle Gay Pride Festival in 2010 saw history being made in Derry with the FIRST ever Gay Pride Parade through the streets of the city.  Newspapers reported around 5000 people took to the streets for the celebration.

The Festival was supported and funded by many agencies, organisations and individuals.  It was attended by people from all over Ireland, UK, Europe and indeed the world.  Participants included women, men, young people and children, people of all sexual orientations, age groups, religions and cultures.

The Parade created a family atmosphere, a wave of colour, fantastic music, performances and costumes.'


how to get there

4 West End Park

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