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The sun was out for the Bourne Free Pride Parade 2024 and the colourful procession of vehicles, walking groups and floats made its way through Bournemouth.

Check out 85 fabulous photos from the Parade on Saturday 6th July 2024:

Wednesday, 26 June 2024 08:35

Bourne Free Family Fun Night

Friday 5th July is the Bourne Free Family Fun Night in association with Dorset Children's Foundation. It's on from 4pm - 9pm in Meyrick Park and completely free.

Bourne Free is back in Meyrick Park on the 5th and 6th July 2024. 

After the Bourne Free Pride Parade, head to Meyrick Park for a day of fabulousness hosted By Lady Alan & Layla Zee Susan.

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 10:46

Bourne Free 2024 Parade Route

The Bourne Free Pride Parade will take place on 6 July in Bournemouth. The parade starts at 11am and lasts about an hour.

Poole’s first ever Pride event, hosted by Lighthouse, has made ‘a positive, lasting impact’ on the town and the wider community.

A celebration of identity in all its forms, the day-long Poole Pride event on Saturday (8 June 2024) featured a variety showcase hosted by CBeebies star Chris Jarvis, storytelling with Pop ‘n’ Olly, the Proud Pooches dog show, OutSpoken poetry slam and Writing Out Loud spoken word performance, as well as two shows of the Come On Out Cabaret, with local Queer performers, and self-styled dark cabaret drag darling Joe Black in session.