LGBT+ event Burnley Pride to be hosted by RuPaul's Drag Race UK contestant Elektra Fence

Burnley Pride will celebrate the town’s LGBT+ community when it comes to town.
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The party will kick off with a parade at 2pm from St James’ Street in Burnley Town Centre on Saturday, July 29th when people can walk the streets with pride, led by host, Elektra Fence, a RuPaul's Drag Race UK contestant.

A Boom Bike will fill the air with upbeat tunes before the fun heads to Burnley Mechanics at 3pm for a night of live performances by Adam Smikle, The Downtown Band, BB9.5, and more. There will also be information stalls, face painting, workshops and a live DJ set for dancing the night away.

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Elektra Fence, AKA Burnley’s Julian Riley, who starred in season three of RuPaul's Drag Race UK, will bring the night to an electrifying conclusion as the final act.

The event has been produced and organised by young producers from Stand Out and supported by Burnley-based youth arts organisation, Blaze.