2019 Newcastle Pride Festival

Thursday 22 August to Sunday 25 August
37 days from now
Thursday 22 August – 'Serving in Silence' exhibition – Local History Lounge, Newcastle Library
This exhibition showcases the history of LGBTIQ military service in Australia since World War II via photographs, objects, documents and life stories.

Friday 23 August – Launch event - 'Twisted Cabaret' – Newcastle City Hall
An night of twisted camp carry-on in one of Newcastle’s most unique and prestigious venues. 

Saturday 24 August – 'Pride Fair Day' - Foreshore Park, Newcastle East
A community family Fair Day with music, market stalls, community information stalls, food stalls, youth workshops, children’s activities, Doggywood parade, drag shows and other entertainment.

Saturday evening, 24 August – 'Heaven & Hell' Dance Party
Dance party featuring DJ Victoria Anthony | DJ Mason Andrews and entertainment.
There will also be a Return to the 80’s Dance party featuring DJ’s and drag shows from Pipers.

Sunday 25 August – 'Short ‘n Curlies' Matinée and High Tea
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon matinée of Short Queer Films hosted by our own comical movie
reviewers David and Margaret, while enjoying a high tea and a glass of bubbly.


Proudly sponsored by City of Newcastle