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Saturday 1st July saw the colourful Bourne Free Pride Parade travel through Bournemouth. The parade route started on East Cliff, continued through the town centre and ended up in The Triangle.

Bourne Free is Bournemouth's LGBT Pride Festival and takes place each year to celebrate diversity in our community. Here are the top ten things you need to know to enjoy this year's fabulous festival. Have you got your own festival tips? Share them below.

To mark the 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Kingston Lacy in Wimborne are linking up with Bourne Free, Bournemouth's Pride Festival, to offer an afternoon of music on Sunday 2nd July 2017.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 14:42

BOLTS - the Bourne Free After Party

Bolts is back for the Bourne Free 2017 after party to celebrate pride with DJs Luke Anthony & Charlie Sparx. We're also excited to announce their special guest headliner: Lee Harris (Beyond, WE, The Edge).

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