The 2019 Newcastle Pride Festival is Newcastle’s second Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Pride Festival.
Thursday, 22 August: Serving in Silence exhibition – Local History Lounge, Newcastle Library.
This exhibition showcases the history of LGBTIQ military service in Australia since World War II via photographs, objects, documents and life stories.
Friday, 23 August Launch event: Twisted Cabaret – Newcastle City Hall.
An night of twisted camp carry-on in one of Newcastle’s most unique and prestigious venues.
Saturday, 24 August: Pride Fair Day – Foreshore Park, Newcastle East.
A community family Fair Day with music, market stalls, community information stalls, food stalls, youth workshops, children’s activities, Doggywood parade, drag shows and other entertainment.
Saturday evening, 24 August: Heaven and Hell Dance Party
Dance party featuring DJ Victoria Anthony | DJ Mason Andrews and entertainment.
There will also be a Return to the 80’s Dance party featuring DJ’s and drag shows from Pipers.
Sunday, 25 August: Short ‘n Curlies Matinée and High Tea
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon matinée of Short Queer Films hosted by comical movie reviewers David and Margaret, while enjoying a high tea and a glass of bubbly.