Croydon PrideFest


The price of taking pride

Posted on August 9th, by Michael Swadling in Politics & Society. 12 comments

Is it right that Croydon Council makes payments to different cultural groups in the borough?

On Saturday 14th July Croydon PrideFest took place with a march to, and a main stage in, Wandle Park. This was the third annual Croydon Pride and a great day out. I’ve attended all three and each year it has grown bigger. It was held a week after London Pride, and it was … Read More »



Rainbows Across Borders LGBT Asylum Seekers Choir leads the way at Croydon’s first PrideFest

Posted on August 26th, by Katie Rose in Politics & Society. No Comments

Katie Rose talks to members of Croydon’s Rainbows Across Borders choir as it prepares to celebrate LGBT identity on Sunday 28th August

Croydon is preparing to celebrate its first PrideFest, to be held in Surrey Street on Sunday 28th August. I visited Rainbows Across Borders, Croydon’s LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) asylum seekers chorus, whose members will be leading the parade along with Wayne Trakas-Lawlor, Croydon’s first … Read More »



Croydon’s first PrideFest to be held on Sunday 28th August

Posted on August 9th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

Croydon’s inaugural PrideFest will be held in Surrey Street on Sunday 28th August, following a parade down North End led by the borough’s first openly gay mayor, Wayne Trakas-Lawlor.

Release begins: A new festival is taking place this Bank Holiday Sunday 28th August with live music, food, and drink in celebration of Croydon and its LGBT+ community!

Croydon PrideFestwill kick off at 1:30pm with a Pride parade down from North End … Read More »