7 day festival
Celebrating LGBT+ in Hebden Bridge

22nd to 28th July 2019 – Hebden Bridge

2019 Festival

We’re already planning our 2019 festival. Countdown is back ticking
Happy Valley Pride is an eclectic, alternative and inclusive week-long festival for everyone.

Celebrating LGBT+ life in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas.

Hebden Bridge has a reputation that exceeds its “small town status“. We attract the best, we expect no less!

View the 2018 programme

Artists and events included:


Book for Camille O’Sullivan

Camille O’Sullivan



Duckie Comes to Yorkshire


Book for Ursula Martinez

Ursula Martinez

Duckie is bringing their sensational show up North!

Book for Duckie

Readers Wifes @ Duckie


Victoria Sin

Victoria Sin @ Duckie


Barbara Brownskirt

Barbara Brownskirt @ Duckie


Bourgeois & Maurice – Come to the Cabaret Workshop – Book Now

Bourgeois and Maurice


Book for Kate O’Donnell’s “Hayley & Me“

Kate O’Donnell


Lesbian Writers Read – An intimate evening not to be missed

Lesbian Writers Read


Jenny Wilson hosts The Big Day Out

Jenny Wilson


The Original Hairspray complete with Madison dance lesson and Ms/Mr/Mx Baltimore (via Hebden Bridge) Hair Hopper Competition



Logan & Manley join our Opening Social

Logan and Manley


Kate Lycett is participating in our Revolution Art Exhibition – Come to the Launch Night and Auction

Kate Lycett


Stone Tape Theory


Elle Mary


Peter Tatchell on Saturday 10th August – Free – Register to attend

Peter Tatchell


Pink Picnic – Sunday 11 August

Pink Picnic & Dog Show


Thee Windom Earles

Bazzmatazz – Part of our Big Day Out



SheChoir performing at The Big Day Out



Izak Wilkonson – performing at The Big Day Out

Izak Wilkinson

We exist for the community

We celebrate LGBT+ life in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas. Promoting equality and diversity to eradicate discrimination, based on sexual orientation and gender identity, through education and engagement.

Learn more about us

“I think it’s absolutely brilliant, something away from London and Manchester and the big events. The people are just great and it’s been amazing.“

Latest news

Announcements and news from Happy Valley Pride

January 25, 2019

Happy Valley Pride is an eclectic, alternative and inclusive, week-long festival for everyone. Celebrating LGBT+ life in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas.  This year, it will be taking place earlier than in previous years, during the week of 22 to 28 July 2019. Founded in 2015, the festival has rapidly grown in size and stature […]

March 15, 2019

We are now recruiting for Volunteer Trustees to sit on the board and take part in planning and running the festival. Applications from all would be very happily received, though we would particularly welcome applications from those who identify as trans, lesbian and members of the BAME community, to ensure our board is as widely representative […]

February 11, 2019

Never before have trans and non-binary people been in the spotlight so intently. A day almost never goes by without a news story. The media in the last few years has shown both documentaries and drama featuring trans people. ‘Leo: Becoming a Trans Man (BBC, 2017), showed the personal journey of a young man in […]

Partners & supporters

We’d like to extend our thanks and appreciation the following partners and supporters for their help, advice and generosity. Without them we would not be able to host our festival.

Big thanks also goes to all of the local venues hosting our events this year, as well as the many businesses who have supported us.

A very special thanks to our volunteers. Without all of their help advice and generosity, we would not be able to make Happy Valley Pride happen.

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