7 day festival
Celebrating LGBT+ in Hebden Bridge

6th to 12th August 2018 – Hebden Bridge

2018 Festival

The countdown to the Happy Valley Pride festival is on
Who’s joined us last year?

Last year’s special guests

Hebden Bridge has a reputation that exceeds its “small town status“. We’re eclectic, exciting and enigmatic. We attract the best, we expect no less!

Last year’s festival sold out and we can’t wait to share who we’ve got lined up for 2018. More news soon.
Interested in organising this year’s festival? Join our committeeView last year’s festival programme


Peter Tatchell


Bourgeois & Maurice


Zoe Lyons




The Bright Black


Terry Logan


Debs Gatenby


The Gay Gordons


Jenny Wilson


Grace Oni-Smith


Joshua Hubbard


Flo Krause


Leslie Davidoff




Jeremy Pemberton

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

From last year

Check out the gallery from Happy Valley Pride festival in 2016.

“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

March 16, 2018

** UPDATE** Due to a great response – we will be bringing the closing date for applications forward to Friday 27th April. Please get in touch ASAP, if you are considering applying. Happy Valley Pride is Calderdale’s annual LGBT+ festival, promoting inclusivity and diversity for and amongst, the LGBT+ community. We are now recruiting for […]

August 20, 2017

When the team first suggested the ‘Heroes’ theme, it instantly triggered a positive reaction. We couldn’t shut up for the sheer joy of explaining who we admired and why. Heroes inspire you to follow your dreams, embody your beliefs and give you extra fire in your belly when you need that inner strength. We all […]

August 20, 2017

The Happy Valley Pride Art Exhibition presents contributions from local and national artists’ interpretations of the LGBTQ heroes that have inspired them for their contribution to LGBTQ/civil rights and causes. Artwork is on display at Nelsons Wine Bar in Hebden Bridge until 6 September and all artists have generously donated a percentage of the sale […]

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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