Pride on the Clyde 2023: Celebrating Diversity and Unity on the Isle of Arran
Get ready for a fabulous weekend that will ignite your senses and fill your heart with joy! It’s time to mark your calendars for the Pride on the Clyde 2023 event, set to take place on the picturesque Isle of Arran. This inclusive celebration promises to be a highlight of the summer calendar, bringing together locals and visitors alike to celebrate diversity, unity, and love.
Dazzling Colours and Exhilarating Beats: The Grand Parade
Join in the fun and be part of the vibrant Grand Parade on Saturday, June 3rd at 12:30 pm. Gather along Brodick seafront, as SheBoom, Europe’s largest women’s drumming ensemble, sets the beat and Arran’s pipes and drums create a stirring harmony. Wear your most colourful and outrageous outfit or simply wave a flag—it’s all up to you! This lively procession is sure to make a splash, so make sure to arrive early and soak up the infectious energy.
Relax, Indulge, and Connect: Picnic in the Park
On Saturday, June 3rd, from 1 pm to 4 pm, head over to the park at the rear of Brodick Hall for a delightful Picnic in the Park. Hosted by the fabulous Reba Martell, this family-friendly event invites you to bring your own picnic and enjoy a laid-back afternoon filled with entertainment, music, and the chance to explore a variety of information stalls and Pride merchandise. It’s the perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with like-minded individuals, and revel in the spirit of love and acceptance.
Rhythms That Echo in Your Soul: SheBoom Live
Prepare to be swept away by the irresistible rhythms of SheBoom at the Ormidale Pavilion. From 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm on Saturday, June 3rd, this dynamic percussion band will captivate you with their unforgettable blend of Afro-Brazilian, samba, African, Latin, Celtic, and European beats. SheBoom will also be running workshops, giving you the chance to get hands-on and discover the magic of percussion. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the rhythm and groove.
Dance the Night Away: Celebration Ceilidh
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to dance the night away at the Celebration Ceilidh on Saturday, June 3rd, from 7:30 pm to 11 pm. Gillian Frame & Friends will provide the high-energy tunes that will keep you on your feet and the party going strong. Tickets for this not-to-be-missed event can be purchased for £12 (£8 for under 16s) from Arran Fine Foods Factory Shop in Lamlash and James Chocolate Shop in Brodick. So, bring your own nibbles, let loose, and create unforgettable memories on the dance floor.
A Splash of Fun and Good Vibes: Douglas Dook & BBQ
On Sunday, June 4th, from 11:30 am to 3 pm, make your way to the lawn of the Douglas Hotel for the Douglas Dook & BBQ. Take a refreshing dip in the sea, relish quality food and drink, and enjoy the lively tunes of Anna Sweeney. The day begins with a midday dook, so gather in the bar from 11:30 am and embrace the opportunity to connect with nature, celebrate inclusivity, and enjoy the company of like-minded individuals.
Keep the Party Going: After Party at The Drift Inn
As the weekend draws to a close, there’s still time for one more celebration! Join the After Party at The Drift Inn in Lamlash from 9 pm to 12 am. Dance, laugh, and share the joy of the weekend with fellow revellers who embody the spirit of love, diversity, and acceptance.
Join the Celebration on the Clyde
Arran Pride is back, and it’s ready to dazzle you with an unforgettable weekend of love and unity. Don’t miss out on Pride on the Clyde 2023—a celebration that embraces diversity and brings people together.
Remember, tickets for the Celebration Ceilidh can be purchased from:
Arran Fine Foods Kitchen Shop in Lamlash and James Chocolate Shop in Brodick.
So, let your pride shine on the Clyde and be part of this extraordinary celebration!