Stockton Pop-Up Pride

WE ARE thrilled to welcome back Stockton Pop-Up Pride to Wellington Square!

Taking place across Stockton town centre on Saturday 27th July from 11am, the event will see three venues come together to celebrate Pride with an array of rainbow fun for all ages.

Presented by arts charity Curious Arts, in partnership with Wellington Square Shopping Centre, ARC Stockton, and Stockton Globe, Stockton Pop-Up Pride will once again celebrate the Tees Valley’s LGBTQIA+ community through a variety of free and low-cost activities.

Wellington Square will spring to life with the Pop-Up Pride stage! Join host Mimi and acts such as SYSTEMIC, Tiny Temper and many more as they light up the stage with their incredible talent. The Pride market makes a welcome return where visitors can meet and support local services and businesses.

Then join us for a vibrant and interactive experience where you can help turn an ordinary window into a stunning colorful canvas. Plus keep an eye out for some incredible street performers take to the mall!

ARC Stockton will be hosting a Family Arts Zone and Quiet Pride where visitors of all ages can express their creativity through arts and crafts. Curious Arts’ Young Producers group will be holding creative workshops and a Pride cabaret and LGBTQIA+ Film Screenings will be held throughout the day.

Plus ARC will be hosting ‘Time to Talk’ a safe space for members of the trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming communities to chat over a cuppa.

Whilst Stockton Globe hosts free Choir and Drag King workshops for anyone wanting to sing-along or take to the stage. Pride Live then takes over at The Link with incredible local musicians and performers, live DJ sets and Open Mic.

With arts and crafts, creative workshops, live music and pop-up performances, there’s plenty to get involved in at Stockton Pop-Up Pride this July!

Stockton Pop-Up Pride is supported by Arts Council England, National Lottery Community Fund, Tees Valley Combined Authority, Tees Million, Teesside University, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, North Star Housing, Stockton BID, Foster with North-East and Unison Northern.

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