#DGPride will be coming to you live from Dumfries on Saturday the 15th of September 2018Dumfries and Galloway Pride


Dumfries and Galloway Pride 2018


Dumfries and Galloway LGBT Plus are proud to work The Stove, LGBT Youth Scotland, The Queerier, Lavender Menace, Big Burns Supper, The Globe Inn, The Theatre Royal, Buddies, OASIS, LEADER; Day of the Region, Muddy Paws, Cubbies, Blueprint100 and many other partner agencies including Police Scotland, NHS D&G, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service and Dumfries & Galloway Council.

DGPride will be coming to you live from Dumfries on Saturday the 15th of September 2018.


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Dumfries and Galloway PLGBT Plus
Pride Events Calender


LGBT Plus are proud to announce the Plane Stane performance program for DG Pride 2018.

The schedule includes local up and coming artists and established bands, UK performers and artists who have all kindly given their time to making this event something special for the local community.

We cant wait to see such an eclectic range of talent on our town centre stage, The Plane Stane.

LGBT Plus Pride Headliner

LGBT Plus proudly presents our headliner act...

The Awesome, the incredible, the voice, the face AND the beard we ALL wish we had. None other than Britains Got Talent semi Finalist and award winning cabaret performer and winner of 2015 Drag Idol...

No way...yes way...its DANNY BEARD!!!!

Danny Beard is Originally from Liverpool and is known for his gorgeous gender neutral proudness. A stunning performer and artist who has wowed TV audiences and the Pride circuit for the last 5 years.

Thank you Danny. We are proud to have you in Dumfries and Galloway.

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ROSS ALEXANDER
Do you love the sounds of the 80s and want to go back? Have you had your electric dream?Now don't get too over excited or we will have to call out the Doctor! Doctor!

Presenting with pride, Ross Alexander.

This enigmatic singer, DJ, producer and performer has the UK Pride circuit nailed and comes to D&G Pride 2018 with all his fabulous feathers, and glitter and twisted style.

Proud to have Ross in our 2018 line up.
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CHANNY

Where all the ladies at? She is stunning and talented...she is the amazing young poptress CHANNY! This up and coming young artist has had an explosive introduction to the UK with her young and vibrant strong vocals proving increasingly popular on the festival circuit and striking a chord within the music scene. Her down to earth North East 'girl next door' personality shines through both on and off stage and this is attribute has drawn a rapidly growing, loyal fan base across the UK.

Her Commercial, Energetic vibe has landed her some impressive support slots for artists such as Sigala, Olly Murs, Nathan Sykes, Scouting for Girls, Dappy, Lucy Spraggan, to name but some.

As an independent artist Channy has hit the spotlight on some of the UK's most established stages, performing at Metro Radio Arena, Bents Park, O2 Arena London, and headlined her own sold out show at the O2 Academy Newcastle's MAINSTAGE.

2017 was an explosive year, with a sold out 10 date UK Tour under her belt, she went on to perform at over 20 Summer Festivals and 10 Christmas Light Switch On's.

Through 2018 CHANNY has been collaborating with high end producers in London on her original music.

D&G Pride are pleased to announce CHANNY will be supporting our event.

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SMASHBY

19 year old singer-songwriter Smashby is the new kid on the block that is taking the world by storm with his catchy pop tracks and infectiously energetic persona.

From West Yorkshire this young hipster with his poptastic dedicated fanbase should enliven the DG Pride crowd with his energetic performance. His fans, who call themselves 'Screwballs' after the singer's first original release, are growing rapidly everyday all over the UK.

DG Pride cant wait to see such young talent on their Pride main stage

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Krow

The very epitome of all that is dark, raw and passionate. KROW's exceptional vocals are supported by The Electric Temple; a drum, bass and synth driven band, as well as backing singers who execute some truly staggering choreography without ever missing a note. Krow is not only back with style, but shaking up the alternative music scene the length of the country!

'Described by one observer as "art in motion"...brilliant musicianship and talent' BraveWorlds.com

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Devine Tension

Loud and proud, born and bred Dumfries darling, just returned from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a first class honors, this 20 year old fierce and fabulous drag queen will proudly launch the fun and frolics in your face for DG Pride 2018

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LIV MCDOUGALL

Liv is a beautiful local girl, only fourteen years of age, and singer and songwriter. Liv writes about love, emotions, sexuality and the complex struggles of teenage life. Liv has been rising fast and has played at many gigs and events across Dumfries and Galloway, such as Nithraid Festival and Maidens of music where Liv was one of the finalists. Liv has also performed on the main stage at Scotland's largest music festival this year; so watch out for her on Youtube and Facebook @ Liv MacDougall

WARD & WATSON

Local musicians and songwriters Julie Ward and Linzie Watson will be bringing their eclectic mix of self-penned tunes and covers to the party, along with bass player Henry Race and drummer Neil Paterson

Dumfries and Galloway PLGBT Plus
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PAY AS YOU FEEL - Support DGPride

Dgpride 2018 is a free event. However organisering charities and services have limited funding to coordinate events this size. We have done our best to rally supporters and donaters to make Pride 2018 as bright and beautiful as it can be.

We are taking a ‘Pay as you feel’ Pay with Pride approach to the event and all collection buckets will be donating specifically to fund the Pride event program.

Please support us. You can also donate through our website using the DONATE button.


PRIDE Super servers wanted


Can you serve with a smile?
Will you waiter / waitress with style?
Can you be a drinks host with the most?


DG Pride are looking for the support of people who are confident to serve alcohol and willing to undergo 2 hours triaing. This will be at the main pride events 'Pride Village' location where people will be seated at tables, benches and chairs. No bar. Point to point service. 15th Septmber, 12pm to 5pm
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Free training - 2 hours - to be fully certified to offer our table service only alcohol service in the Pride Village area (Dumfries High street enclosed space).

Training places must be booked as the certificate is a legally binding document allowing us to function within UK licening laws and regulations.

Training will take place:
Tuesday 11th September 4pm to 6pm / 6:30pm
Tuesday 11th September 8:30pm LGBT Centre, Newall House, 22 Newall Terrace
Saturday 15th September 9am - 11am, The Stove, Room 2

Fabulous rainbow sash provided. Great team, laughs guaranteed and staff food drink a given.

Any time you can offer would be damn fine. Please book or contact Blou for more information: 07983 652305 / Blou@lgbtplus.org.uk

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PAY AS YOU FEEL - Support DGPride

Dgpride 2018 is a free event. However organisering charities and services have limited funding to coordinate events this size. We have done our best to rally supporters and donaters to make Pride 2018 as bright and beautiful as it can be.

We are taking a ‘Pay as you feel’ Pay with Pride approach to the event and all collection buckets will be donating specifically to fund the Pride event program.

Please support us. You can also donate through our website using the DONATE button.


Pride Street Locations Map

Not sure where all these venues are? See our helpful maps.

Supporters and discounts will be updataed as people come on board, so you can see whgere you can get a discount for being part of DG Pride 2018 or for donating towards the cause through onw of our packages or by seeing our merchandise stand on the day.

See you all there you colourful grougeous beings!
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Partners
D&G LGBT Plus would love to hear from you if you are a partner who would like to support Pride 2018.

Perhaps you are interested in one of our partner packages available for different levels of donations.

Or maybe you would like to support DG Pride in another way. Whatever your support we would love to hear from you.

Big thanks to all the supporters in the community & partners who have been working tirelessly to build an eclectic program for our diverse community.

Special thanks to Coco Creative Design for creating all the graphics on our promo, in such short notice and donating the hours in kind. <3 <3 <3