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Full Line-up Confirmed for popular Pride Weekend


A packed musical line-up has been revealed for one of the UK’s largest, free LGBT festivals later this month.


Newcastle Pride, sponsored by business improvement district, NE1 and organised by LGBT charity, Northern Pride, is this year taking place at a new location of Nuns Moor Park on 20-22 July.


And those attending the festival will see performances from a range of stars on the Manchester Airport San Francisco Stage over the weekend, as well as an array of local talent.


Former X Factor winner and pop sensation Alexandra Burke will be headlining the festival on Saturday 21 July, where she will be joined by The Voice star Jordan Gray, DJ Michael Maddison, Lorraine Crosby and the winners of local talent competitions, The Voice of Pride, Becca Richardson and Drag Idol, Gladys Duffy.


Earlier in the day, the crowd will be able to enjoy performances from All Together Now favourite Michael Rice, Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Jamie Lee Harrison, mime artist Melody, LGBT choir Northern Voices, and Whickham School LGBT group, the Rainbow Society.


Sunday 22 July will welcome headliners 90s pop group S Club to the stage, DJ Cris Howe, cabaret club Boulevard, West End leading man Gareth Gates, X Factor duos Jack and Joel and He Knows She Knows and JODI.


Boulevard favourite and queen of comedy, Miss Rory, will be acting as host on the Manchester Airport Stage across the weekend, with coverage from Pride World Radio throughout the day.