Kirklees Council has announced the full line up for Kirklees Pride, which will take place on Saturday 15 June from 1pm in St George’s Square.

Headlining this free event will be award-winning girl band, Stooshe. The band have had a string of top ten hits, a top ten album and hundreds of live performances, and their biggest hit to date ‘Black Heart’ was even nominated for Best British Single of the Year at the Brits.

Joining Stooshe on the main stage will be Dr Weevil and Atholl, bringing their unique take on dance classics to St George’s Square. Lady Gaga and Dolly Parton tribute acts, and West End star Amie Atkinson will be singing songs from musicals, and there will also be performances from local drag artists.

The event will once again be compered by the hilarious Mamma Bear, and promises to be an afternoon of comedy, celebration and fantastic music.

Richard Parry, strategic director for adults & health said, “We are once again delighted to support Kirklees Pride as it goes from strength to strength; our fabulous line up, workshops, food and drink and commercial stalls, all promise to make a fantastic day of entertainment and fun for all ages! We are proud to be diverse and inclusive here in Kirklees and our Pride event is in support and celebration of the community in our borough.”

In addition to the main stage, there will be street theatre from the stunning Bloom People, a giant inflatable jousting game, circus skills, free face painting, henna tattoos and hair braiding.

Food and drink stalls will include Simply Prosecco, RAIN bar, Greek Treat, Punch Truck, Nomadic Pizza and Waffletastic. There will be free crafting workshops, information stands and beautiful things to buy at the pride market with over 50 stallholders taking part.