7 day festival
Celebrating LGBTQ in Hebden Bridge

7th to 13th August – Hebden Bridge

2018 Festival

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

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!
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Peter Tatchell


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Bourgeois & Maurice


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Zoe Lyons



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Honeyfeet


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The Bright Black


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Terry Logan


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Debs Gatenby



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The Gay Gordons


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Jenny Wilson


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Grace Oni-Smith


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Joshua Hubbard



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Flo Krause


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Leslie Davidoff


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Bazzmatazz


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Jeremy Pemberton


We exist for the community


We celebrate LGBTQ 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

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 […]

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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 […]

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August 19, 2017

‘Salon’ is the perfect word to describe our ‘Lesbian Writers Read’ event –a reminder of an earlier era when like-minded people would gather in drawing rooms to discuss books, art, politics or simply to enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed atmosphere. Our local haberdashery, Ribbon Circus in Hebden Bridge provided a delightfully intimate setting, […]

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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