7 day festival
Celebrating LGBT+ in Hebden Bridge

6th to 12th August 2018 – Hebden Bridge

2018 Festival

The countdown to the Happy Valley Pride festival is over. It’s here!
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2018 Line-up

Happy Valley Pride is an eclectic, alternative and inclusive week-long festival for everyone.

Celebrating LGBT+ life in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas taking place this year from 6th to 12th August 2018.

Hebden Bridge has a reputation that exceeds its “small town status“. We attract the best, we expect no less!

Get your ticketsView the 2018 programme

Artists and events include:


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Book for Camille O’Sullivan


Camille O’Sullivan

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Duckie


Duckie Comes to Yorkshire

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Book for Ursula Martinez


Ursula Martinez

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Duckie is bringing their sensational show up North!

Book for Duckie


Readers Wifes @ Duckie

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Victoria Sin


Victoria Sin @ Duckie

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Barbara Brownskirt


Barbara Brownskirt @ Duckie

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Bourgeois & Maurice – Come to the Cabaret Workshop – Book Now


Bourgeois and Maurice

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Book for Kate O’Donnell’s “Hayley & Me“


Kate O’Donnell

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Lesbian Writers Read – An intimate evening not to be missed


Lesbian Writers Read


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Jenny Wilson hosts The Big Day Out


Jenny Wilson

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The Original Hairspray complete with Madison dance lesson and Ms/Mr/Mx Baltimore (via Hebden Bridge) Hair Hopper Competition


Hairspray

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Logan & Manley join our Opening Social


Logan and Manley

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Kate Lycett is participating in our Revolution Art Exhibition – Come to the Launch Night and Auction


Kate Lycett

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Stone Tape Theory

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Elle Mary

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Peter Tatchell on Saturday 10th August – Free – Register to attend


Peter Tatchell

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Pink Picnic – Sunday 11 August


Pink Picnic & Dog Show


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Thee Windom Earles
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Bazzmatazz – Part of our Big Day Out


Bazzmatazz

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SheChoir performing at The Big Day Out


SheChoir

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Izak Wilkonson – performing at The Big Day Out


Izak Wilkinson


We exist for the community


We celebrate LGBT+ life in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas. Promoting equality and diversity to eradicate discrimination, based on sexual orientation and gender identity, through education and engagement.

Learn more about us

From last year

Check out the gallery from Happy Valley Pride festival in 2017.

“I think it’s absolutely brilliant, something away from London and Manchester and the big events. The people are just great and it’s been amazing.“

Latest news

Announcements and news from Happy Valley Pride

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July 3, 2018

  Our programme cover was well timed. Conceived before today’s headline news – reminding the world that holding hands in public is still not accepted for gay people.  This year’s theme – Revolution – is all about how attitudes towards the LGBT+ community have undergone a revolution of their own in the past five decades, but […]

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August 20, 2018

So, when I arrived in Hebden Bridge back in 2003, if you mentioned ducks, it was in the context of the quaint tradition of the busiest day of the year, where a river of yellow plastic ducks are chucked into the river and encouraged to compete with the real ones, on a short journey down […]

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July 6, 2018

Welcome to this first blog from the Happy Valley Pride Youth Engagement Committee! David Kennedy and Sean Pert look back at the last few weeks, getting local children and young people involved in the festival through art. David and I have been busy talking to local schools about Happy Valley Pride and this year’s theme […]

Partners & supporters

We’d like to extend our thanks and appreciation the following partners and supporters for their help, advice and generosity. Without them we would not be able to host our festival.

Big thanks also goes to all of the local venues hosting our events this year, as well as the many businesses who have supported us.

A very special thanks to our volunteers. Without all of their help advice and generosity, we would not be able to make Happy Valley Pride happen.

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