Simon Baldock talks to Tess, orgainser of Colchester Pride 2017

Preparations are well underway for Colchester Pride 2017 the first event of its kind in Colchester which is taking place at Firstsite on the 19th August 2017 and Actual Radio will be there.


As well as many stalls throughout the Firstsite building there will be workshops happening in the meeting and learning studios, plus films and performances in the auditorium and speakers in the restaurant space. Actual Radio will also be there with our roadshow come down and meet the team at the Actual Radio Gazebo.


How Colchester Pride begun? A group of Outhouse East volunteers got together and decided that Colchester needed its very own PRIDE event. They have teamed up with Firstsite who are providing the venue and Phoenix Colchester who will be hosting the Official After Party.


On the day there workshops and talks plus live music from Wooden Maiden, DJ Fettdog and Surfquake, plus many more and come and have your photo taken with cars from the Gay Classic Car Group.


Local radio station Actual Radio will be attending, come and meet some of the team, including Breakfast Show presenter Pete Chapman, 80’s Sunday presenter Phil Terry, and star of Nick’s Party Poppers, Nick Moon.


Actual Radio’s Simon Baldock has spoken to Tess, Colchester Pride orgainser about the event this interview is to be broadcast on Thursday 10th August at 9:35am and 6:35pm on Actual Radio.



Colchester Pride 2017 Details:

Firstsite is located at Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester CO1 1JH.

Admission fees:
Adults before 3pm £3, after 3pm £5.
Juniors (11-17) Before 3pm £1, after 3pm £2
Children (Under 11 Free)

For more information please contact Outhouse East.

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