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Wednesday, 21 June 2023 09:16

East 17 Headline Bourne Free 2023

Bournemouth is gearing up from Bourne Free Pride Festival 2023. Set to return to Meyrick Park and with a new Parade route, there's lots to get excited about. East 17 are headlining, along with many more fantastic acts.

This year’s theme is ‘Pride without Prejudice' and dressing up is encouraged!

Wednesday, 21 June 2023 09:06

Bourne Free Family Fun Night

Get ready for the Bourne Free Family Fun Night, in association with Dorset Children's Foundation.

Wednesday, 21 June 2023 09:01

Bourne Free 2023 Parade Route

The Bourne Free parade has a new route for 2023 as vehicles are welcomed back to the event.

The town centre route is now longer, leading up to Meyrick Park to kick off the 2nd day of the festival. 

This year’s theme is ‘Pride without Prejudice’.

The parade started at 11am on Saturday 8th July on East Cliff. It takes about an hour and ends in Meyrick Park.

It's free to watch!

See photos from the Bourne Free 2022 here

Wednesday, 29 March 2023 15:05

Bourne Free Gets Camp-er

In 2023 you are invited to stay at the official campsite for Bourne Free Pride Festival over the weekend 7th to 10th July 2023 in Bournemouth.

Bourne Free's Alternative Panto is back in 2023 - oh yes it is! Bigger and Better than ever before and now in a brand-new venue at the Barrington Centre. 

We welcome back fan favourites Sam Callahan, Lea Martin, Jax Walker and Jason Burch. They are joined by Nicole Faraday, Mrs Moore, Dandy Issues and Lady Alan who all performed on Bourne Free's Main Stage in 2022.