Corby PRIDE - Everything you need to know
On Saturday 10th June, Corby's first ever Pride event will take place at Coronation Park, park opens at 12pm. Corby Town Council are hosting but we are very grateful to all our sponsors who have been very generous and have funded the entire event.
Special thanks to:
RS Group - Official main sponsor
Wincanton PLC – Official Sponsor
GMB Union, Midlands branch
SIMA the Union
Stuart Charles Estate Agents
North Northamptonshire Council – Awarded grant.
Also thank you to our special contributors:
Unison, Central coop Membership, Stagecoach, Morrisons and National Union of Professional Foster Carers.
Here is everything you need to know on the day:
The parade will start from The Cube in James Ashworth VC Square lead by Wincanton's Proud Mary Truck. It will then proceed along George Street, Westcott Way, Elizabeth Street and Cottingham Road dispersing at Coronation park for 12:30pm. To participate in the parade, organisations and members of the public need to register before the day by following this link https://forms.office.com/e/4Ku5t65maz
Main stage - Commencing at 12:30pm with a full afternoon's entertainment by our brilliant artists.
12:30 - Welcome from our comperes Wilma, Marie La Rae & Cllr Callum Reilly
12:40 - Wilma, Famous London Drag Queen Act
13:30 - Ayden Morgan
14:10 – Corby's very own Ari and Northampton's Peachy Rae – Lip syncing Drag queens
14:50 - Marie La Rae – Famous Manchester Drag Queen Act
15:45 - Williams Creatives, performing songs from their upcoming show Threads
16:00 - Honey Honey
17:00 - Almost P!nk
17:50 onwards - DJ IvB from Corebeatz Radio
1pm – Free Yoga session from Yoga4Health – Sensory garden safe space
2pm – Zumba demonstration by The Sweatshop Fitness – main field next to decked area
2:30pm – Clubbercise demonstration by Melissa's Movers - main field next to decked stage
Throughout the day – Stilt walkers and bubbles, Tea in a stormcup circus.
Food & Drinks Village
Craft and information stalls
Weather warning - It looks like its going to be scorchio so please do not forget your sun cream, hats and plenty of water. Coronation Park is a large open space with little shade. There is a slight risk of thunderstorms so please come well prepared
How to get to Corby
Parking - Parking is available at Victoria Place Car Park, George Street, Corby Train Station and Town Centre Gateway, Anne Street. All car parks are between 5 – 10 minutes walk from the event. For opening hours and parking costs https://www.northnorthants.gov.uk/car-parks-north-northamptonshire/council-car-parks-corby
Train - EMR trains https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/corby/ Walk out of the station, turn left and then left again at the mini roundabout. Continue straight to Coronation park. Est 5 -10 minutes.
Bus - Depart at George Street and head up Alexander Road, turn left to Coronation Park. https://bustimes.org/localities/corby
Everyone welcome, wear your colours.
Cllr Callum Reilly, Chair of the Pride committee quoted "This is a celebration of the LGBT+ community and I hope you all enjoy this FREE family friendly event hosted by the Town Council. We have been working hard to ensure there is something for everyone and are very excited to show Corby as the diverse and inclusive town it is.
Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2023 18:45 by Clerk