7 day festival
Celebrating LGBTQ in Hebden Bridge

7th to 13th August – Hebden Bridge

2017 Festival

The countdown to the Happy Valley Pride festival is on
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Who’s joining us this year?

Special guests

Hebden Bridge has a reputation that exceeds its “small town status“. We’re eclectic, exciting and enigmatic. We attract the best, we expect no less!

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Peter Tatchell

Globally recognised, human rights activist

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Jeremy Pemberton

Taking his fight for equality to the Court of Appeal, having been refused a chaplaincy license by the Church of England, because he married his husband Laurence

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Flo Krause

A barrister whose work for prisoners is legendary

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Bourgeois & Maurice

Award-winning musical satirists with a penchant for the dark side


Headliners now announced!

Visit our News page for dates now confirmed for Zoe Lyons, Bourgeois & Maurice and plans for our Big Weekend.

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We exist for the community


We celebrate LGBTQ 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 2016.

“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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June 5, 2017

In only its second year, Happy Valley Pride have organised an ambitious, week-long festival of diversity, inclusivity and awareness for everyone – celebrating LGBTQ+ life in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas. Unified with an LGBTQ+ Heroes theme, the festival aims to provide a spectrum of exciting, inclusive events, bringing together nationally renowned and local artistes. […]

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April 14, 2017

As a part of the 2nd year of Happy Valley Pride, we are delighted to invite artists to participate in an Art Exhibition, with work being exhibited and sold at Nelson’s Wine Bar, Hebden Bridge during August 2017.

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March 14, 2017

We’re proud to confirm that Peter Tatchell will be re-joining us this year for our second festival week. Another week-long event is currently being organised during the week commencing 7 August 2017. This year’s main event day will take place on Saturday 12 August 2017. Incorporating a wide variety of events, in and around Hebden […]

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.

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