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Norwich Pride 2010

The WoW drop-in will be closed just for 31st July-Pride Day! but we’ll be there with the stallhoders at the Forum, so come and see us there.and here’s a few of the other things that will be happening:
Sing and Dance with Pride, Millennium Plain, 10-1pm
Open Sessions for everyone outside the Forum:
10am Pride Choir: wonderful harmonies with Stephanie Anderson
11am Latin American Dance lesson with Miller Dance Studio
12noon Line Dancing with Applejax

Family-friendly Fun at the Norwich Arts Centre, 10.30-12pm
Join the Rainbow Families for a morning of facepainting, music and storytelling and help your children get ready for the Pride Parade. Free.

Speakers and Discussions, The Curve , from 11am
Pride Tshirt Printing, Theatre Plain (next to the Forum), 10am
Artists from Stew Gallery will be screen-printing Pride t-shirts while-u-wait. Only 100 tshirts available on the day so come early to avoid disappointment.

Future Radio, Theatre Plain (next to Forum) 12 – 3pm
Norwich’s community radio station will be doing live broadcasts and interviews.

Pride Picnic, Chapelfield Gardens, 12-2pm
You bring the picnic, we’ll provide the entertainment. There’s loads of things happening on the bandstand and around the park: DGAS drummers, Ukulele Society, Jess Morgan, Golden Star Morris Dancers, Porta-party and the Warhol Factory Rejects, Poetry Corner, the Gay Play, The Human Library, Wendy’s Treasure Hunt, face painting and storytelling. Please note – Chaplefield Gardens is an alcohol-free zone.

Pride Parade, leaves Chaplefield Bandstand at 2pm
The Norwich Samba Band will lead the Parade along Theatre Street, Gentlemans Walk and up to Millennium Plain, outside The Forum. Everyone is welcome to join in – be loud, be proud, be yourself.

Celebration, Millennium Plain (outside The Forum), 3-4.30pm
Showcasing the talent of a range of local acts including: The Killer Queens, Jessica Todd, Vince Laws, Pequlia Bigtopp, Angie Bannister (winner of LGBT History Month Talent Show), our Pride Choir, Eileen Mascoll, Bispatial and Crude Apache. Also joining us on Millennium Plain will be the Rainbow Bus, the ‘biggest, gayest bus in the world!’ The Rainbow Bus comes from Pink Punters Night Club in Milton Keynes and supports national LGBT issues/events/ campaigns and charities.

Jojo’s at Marzanos, from 4.30pm
DJ No Nombre takes us through the afternoon from 4.30pm. Latin/ afro bar grooves, warming up for guitarists/singers,and Sean Seraphim. No Nombre also welcomes Guest DJ IS -“real feel good music soulful funky house-chillstyle-ish!!” – to kit us out for parties across town later!

Pride Interfaith Service, Octagon Chapel, Colegate, 6pm
Unitarianism has a history of celebration of diversity, and was one of the first denominations in the UK to openly accept gay people into ministry. You are very welcome to stay for tea and coffee after the service

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