Durham Events Calendar

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Pride Bishop Auckland 2024

21 June @ 6:00 pm - 22 June @ 11:00 pm

Free – £20.00

On June 21st and 22nd 2024, we’re turning up the heat with the most colourful bash of the year! Baccanalia, in association with Bishop Auckland College, brings you Pride Bishop Auckland 2024, taking place at Bishop Auckland College.

The Launch Party will kick off on Friday night, packed with all of your favourite pride performances and parties. Saturday will bring a jam-packed day of live music, glitter, family activities, cabaret, burlesque, food, stand-up, DJs, cocktails, talks, stalls, and more!

Pride Bishop Auckland 2024, it’s all about YOU. Whatever your stripes, shades, or styles, we’re here to celebrate every fabulous bit of you. An event for all family and friends, bringing our community together and connecting people! Stay tuned and follow us on Facebook as the full programme is announced!

The Main Stage is ticketed and features jaw-dropping acts, including RuPaul’s Drag Race UK winner Ginger Johnson, TV Comedian Stephen Bailey, Cabaret Favourite Nana Funk, plus more!

Not into the big acts? Enjoy the Community Stage for FREE with music acts all day long and plenty of other activities to keep you entertained.

● FREE – Saturday Community Stage + Activities
● £7.50 Under 16s Main Stage Wristband (access until 18:00)
● £15.00 Friday Night Launch Party Wristband
● £15.00 Saturday Main Stage Wristband
● £20.00 All Access-Wristband (Both Days)

Wristbands give wearers access to the Friday Night Launch Party, the Main Stage on Saturday, and other ticketed events, including talks and family shows. Non-wristband holders are welcome to join the festivities on Saturday only, where the free stage, bar, food, activities and stalls can be enjoyed.

All-Access, Friday and Saturday Wristbands are only available to those aged 16+. Under 16s can purchase a special wristband for Saturday Main Stage Access until 18:00.


21 June @ 6:00 pm
22 June @ 11:00 pm
Free – £20.00
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Bishop Auckland College
Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland, DL14 6JZ Bishop Auckland
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