Don’t miss the Isle of Wight and UKPRIDE Arts Festival

iwpride winter pride

Quay Arts is bursting to full with fabulous artwork as part of Isle of Wight and UK Pride. Downstairs and up have some great pieces of artwork on display until 24th July, including the Winter Pride national competition winners.

Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 7:36am

By Matthew Bundy

Eurovision winner Conchita to headline Isle of Wight Pride – UKPride 2018

conchita wurst

The Drag queen Conchita, who won Eurovision in 2014 for Austria with her song ‘Rise Like A Pheonix’, is heading to the Isle of Wight in July to headline at IW and UK Pride 2018.

Friday, 4th May, 2018 12:03am

By Matthew Bundy with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight and UK Pride announce all-star line-up

Donna Marie Gaga

Over 4,000 people had already registered to head to Isle of Wight Pride before the line-up was announced. Today, organisers share details of which acts will be entertaining us in July.

Wednesday, 4th April, 2018 9:41am

By Matthew Bundy

Walking 72 miles to raise awareness of LGBT discrimination in 72 Countries

walking boots

There are still 72 Countries across the globe where being LGBT is against the law. An Isle of Wight Pride Trustee and his partner Joe are embarking on a 72 mile walk to increase awareness of the issue and raise funds for Isle of Wight Pride.

Tuesday, 3rd April, 2018 8:21am

By Matthew Bundy with one comment

UK Pride 2018: Register now for your free tickets

Love is a human right - iw pride

Isle of Wight Pride is anticipated to be one of the largest free events on the Island in 2018, bringing new visitors with the potential to boost the local economy by hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Friday, 23rd February, 2018 7:08am

By Matthew Bundy

Isle of Wight Big Sleep Out 2018: Island homeless charities join forces

Big Sleep Out

Money will be raised for Aspire, Hope into Action, The Bus Shelter, Two Saints, The Foyer and the Salvation Army, as well as Micro Rainbow International. Register now to take part.

Monday, 12th February, 2018 1:15pm

By Matthew Bundy

Isle of Wight Pride announce exciting joint Pride arts initiative

iw pride deck chair

Another great coup for Isle of Wight Pride as new initiative to enhance the Island’s excellent reputation as an Arts destination.

Thursday, 16th November, 2017 7:38am

By Matthew Bundy

Isle of Wight Pride Slide: Book your slot now on the Ryde Slide

Ryde slide photo - Pink Flamingo

Book your slot now for the Isle of Wight Pride Slide - a collaborative event with the Wightlink Ryde Slide and Isle of Wight Pride.

Wednesday, 8th November, 2017 3:12pm

By Matthew Bundy

Isle of Wight Pride 2018: How you can get involved

Isle of Wight Pride

Exciting news from team Isle of Wight Pride as the winners of the photo competition (in partnership with Dimbola Museum and Galleries) are announced, along with details for 2018!

Friday, 1st September, 2017 8:00pm

By Matthew Bundy

Isle of Wight Pride Parade – register now to take part

pride parade

Find out more about the Isle of Wight Pride Parade and how you can get involved.

Monday, 19th June, 2017 9:48am

By Matthew Bundy

Isle of Wight Pride announce new Arts Festival

rainbow windmill

Fantastic news as Isle of Wight Pride team up with redTIE theatre and the Apollo theatre to create an amazing Isle of Wight Pride Arts Festival in the heart of Newport in the run-up to the main event next month.

Monday, 12th June, 2017 6:27pm

By Matthew Bundy

Isle of Wight Pride: Line up announced and VIP tickets on sale


The organising committee announce their headliners for the 2017 Isle of Wight Pride event, which takes place on 15th July in Ryde.

Thursday, 11th May, 2017 5:00pm

By Matthew Bundy with one comment