Mark Nichols, Northern Pride
Date/Time: Tuesday 20 February 2018, 17:30 - 18:45
Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
The first Pride march in Britain was in London in 1972; in 1995 Pride on Tyne was established, initially with a low-key university-based celebration. In 2007 Northern Pride replaced it and brought the parade to the city to make it a truly public celebration. This lecture recounts its history, and the obstacles and challenges it faced.