Folkestone 2019 Pride March
London Contemporary Voices Choir perform
Dover pride loves Folkestone pride
Glitter and glasses
Colourful balloons and braid
Friends posing for a pic
A couple hugging
A chocolate bulldog with rainbow neckerchief
Rainbow blazer

This year we are thrilled to be working in partnership with the Leas Cliff Hall Rooftop and a whole host of Folkestone businesses to bring a town wide festival to Folkestone for Pride. Take a look at our current schedule below.


12pm: Meet under the memorial archway at the start of the Leas

12:15pm: Parade to the Leas Cliff Hall Rooftop

12:30pm: Welcome to Folkestone Pride with a sing-a-long from London Contemporary voices, followed by a welcome speech from our town Mayor Jackie Meade and an introduction to the day from your hosts Miss Dolly Poppers & Miss Di Vour. 

1pm: Drag story-time with The Night Bus

1pm: DJ Fat Joy Slim (main stage)

2pm: Entertainment from Miss Dolly Poppers & Miss Di Vour (main stage)

2pm: Spoken word with Write Like a Kween!

3pm: Drag story-time with The Night Bus

3pm: DJ Fat Joy Slim (main stage)

4pm: DJ REV (main stage)

*Throughout the day there will be flower garlands, face print and glitter stations, dress up boxes and more!

Partner Venues & Activities


3:30 - 6pm @ Kipps Alehouse: Live music from: Heren Wolf, Little Water, Tommy Poppers, Lunatraktors

7pm @ Quarterhouse: Tom Marshman 'A Haunted Existence'

7pm @ Space Bar: Pink Flamingo DJ

8pm @ Sliver Screen Cinema: The Matrix, £6

Folkestone Pride Official After Party! @ Eleto Chocolate Cafe


8pm: Smash the piñata with Rachel House (room 2)

8pm - 10pm: DJ REV & Dolly Dowoop B2B (room 2)

10pm - 11pm: Joe Goddard (Hot Chip, The 2 Bears) (room 2)

11pm - late: Knickerbocker DJ Aaron Zimbra (room 2)

10pm - late: Soma Soma Soma (DJ Collective) - (room 1)


*Throughout the night! Interactive live art performance from: Katy Baird, Catherine Hoffman, Tom Marshman, Lucy Thane & Shades of Bray