Hexham residents helped to shape the programme through an open call giving people a say about what's important to them and the kinds of events they most wanted to see.
The result was a diverse programme of film, live music, author events and talks, theatre, and more. A range of free and ticketed events at venues across Hexham celebrated LGBTQIA+ culture including Folk is Queer showcasing local folk musicians, Hexham Pride Film Fest at Forum Cinema, and a Young People’s Takeover and Mini Pride, both hosted by Curious Arts.
Following consultation with the local community, the first ever Hexham Pride took place in June 2023 across the historic Northumberland market town.
An exciting season of film, books, theatre, live music and events celebrating LGBTQIA+ culture and diversity was presented...