Happy Valley Pride announces online line-up for Spring
Happy Valley Pride has announced its Spring 2021 digital events. The line-up includes local performers, award-winning artists and international stars of stage and screen.
All events are free, accessible to everyone, and broadcast on Facebook Live or Zoom.
Happy Valley Pride celebrates LGBTQ+ life in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas. Throughout the pandemic, it hosted numerous digital events with thousands of people joining in from their homes in the Calder Valley and around the world.
The Spring 2021 line-up includes Justin Vivian Bond and David Hoyle - in Conversation on Sunday, February 28 at 8pm.
Justin Vivian Bond (Tony nominated American singer-songwriter, Trans pioneer, author, painter, performance artist, and actor) will be in conversation with David Hoyle (English artist, avant-garde cabaret artist, singer, actor, comedian and film director).
Another show will be FLUID – Celebrating Queer Identities in Spoken Word on Sunday, March 21 at 8pm.
An evening of spoken word performances including Clare Shaw and Andrew McMillan. The full line-up will be announced nearer the time.
Calder Calling – Music from the Valley will take place on Sunday, April 25 at 8pm.
An evening showcasing local performers, singers and musicians from Calder Valley. The set will be hosted by performer Sarah Courtney and includes Terry Logan. The full line-up will be announced nearer the time.
Happy Valley Pride artistic director, Tim Whitehead, said: “Happy Valley Pride will bring you some sunshine and light as we head into Spring. Our digital events, all of which are free to attend, showcase local talent and international performers. Please join us for unique perspectives, exclusive performances and a celebration of the arts and LGBTQ+ community.”