26th May, 2022

Hundreds celebrate diversity at Coventry Pride

Emily Fish 16th Jun, 2017 Updated: 16th Jun, 2017

HUNDREDS of people lined the city’s streets for this year’s Coventry Pride event.

Performances by local musicians, comedians and dances dominated the city centre, as people representative of different communities came together to celebrate diversity.

Food and drink stalls kept people satisfied, while a stall run by The Herbert Art Gallery gave art-lovers something to talk about.

There was also the chance to explore the city’s other ‘vibrant and trendy’ locations, such as FarGo Village and The Belgrade Plaza.

Meanwhile, the Body Image Fashion show allowed individuals to showcase their identity and body confidence, as part of a display of Coventry’s diverse communities.

The day was topped off with the blessing of Haley Bridge and Claire Haines’ marriage at University Square.

Support community journalism by making a contribution

The Coventry Observer's team of journalists provide a trusted source of news, sport, entertainment and events going on in your area and issues which matter to you - both via our free weekly print edition and daily updates on our website.

Every contribution, however big or small, you can make will help us continue to do that now and in the future.

Thanks for reading this and the Coventry Observer.


Support Us

Are you on Facebook?

Like or follow our Facebook page - facebook.com/CovObserver to get daily news updates straight to your news feed.

Public Notices

View and download all of the public notices in the Coventry Observer.

Announcements

Weddings, Birthdays, Bereavements, Thank you notices, Marriages and more.

Digital Advertising

Advertise on the Coventry Observer to boost your online presence.

Online Editions

Catch up on your local news by reading our e-editions on the Coventry Observer.