The Club FOD tent at Reading Pride
The Club FOD tent at Reading Pride Credit: Club FOD)

Torfaen Pride is on Saturday 1 June and organisers have released the line-up of acts who will be on the main stage throughout the day.

The free event has been organised by Club F.O.D, a LGBT+ charity, and takes place in Pontypool Park from 12pm to 7pm.

The event will consist of a main stage, market stalls, community stalls, food and drink stalls and a fun fair.

Drag performer Tammy Paxton is the host on the main stage. The line-up is:

  • Music provided by Torfaen’s community radio station, Vitalize Radio
  • Drag Performer Lady M who is also hosting Drag Bingo at The New Inn, Abersychan on Friday 31st May from 8pm to launch Torfaen Pride Weekend 
  • Vocalist Kyle Finn
  • Vocalist Petra Evans
  • The Rock Choir
  • Vocalist Mark Dibble
  • Vocalist Just Kalz
  • Newport Music and Theatre School
  • Drag Performer Nicolas Hoare
  • Drag Performer Kiki Babs
  • Drag Performer Ginny Lemon from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2
  • ABBA Tribute, ‘ABBA DIVA’

Jamie Wake, charity CEO, said: “For the LGBT+ community, Pride is a celebration of identity, diversity, and inclusion and for a significant number of the LGBT+ community, an individual’s first pride literally can change their life. It’s empowering and exhilarating to discover that there are people just like you.

“It’s not just Torfaen Pride – it’s Torfaen’s Pride”.

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