“Party By the River – Come Out….And Play.”
The third annual Outburst UK Pride Festival takes place on Saturday, 27 June 2009 on the banks of the Thames River in east London close to London city airport and with breathtaking views of London.
The Tereza Joanne Floating Palace and Grounds is a unique and contemporary venue and being on 3 levels with a large outside area makes it an ideal choice for this year’s festival which runs from 12 Noon till 12 Midnight, with a fireworks display at 9pm.
An inclusive event regardless of race, nationality, age, gender or orientation, the festival will be a part of the Pride London festivities this year and will be the first BME Pride event that will be included within the two week celebrations.
Additions to this year’s festival are two film screenings, Black Aura on an Angel and Rag Tag, a British film by Adaora Nwandu which was a Centrepiece Screening at the 2007 London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.
Headlining the festival is Denise Pearson from 5 Star fame who is currently performing in the west end production “Thriller Live”, our very own diva Angie Brown who is also a patron of Outburst UK, French dance sensation Akil Wingate, UK Poet Miss B.L.U., Canada’s drag legend Jackae Baker, US RnB recording artiste Michael Ashanti, plus 4Flava, MC Chewy, Kory McLeod, Sykes, other International and UK performers and surprise guests.
There will be food and community stalls on display from various sections of the community, so do stop by to see what’s on offer on the stalls and to have a chat with the various vendors/organisations.
A now permanent feature of the festival is our signature fashion show and will showcase designs from some of the UK’s top young designers and choreographed by SallyAnn Couzens.
Throughout the day, there will be entertainment on the main stage and festival-goers will be able to join in by taking part in the Swag Contest, Sexiest Girl Next Door and Walk like a Model contests, with cash prizes and trophies for the winners.
Tickets are ONLY £8 which includes admission and film screenings, and will be available by:
1. Visiting our website at www.outburstfestival.org
2. Calling 07981 899 225 for ticket outlets across London.
VIP tickets are £30.00 and include entry to the VIP hospitality lounge which will be situated next to the stage, film screenings, drinks, meal and our 2009 Poster.
Concessions: NUS. £5 and available on the day.
As we are continually updating information on our website, please remember to keep visiting us at: www.outburstfestival.org
With your help, let’s make this another successful event and we look forward to seeing you all on the day.