Doncaster Pride is South Yorkshire's biggest Gay Pride event and is now one of the fastest growing Prides events within the UK. The first event was put together in just 3 months in 2007 and attracted 1500+ people; the following year drew a crowd of 5000+. The Patron of Doncaster Pride is Andrew O'Malley.
Doncaster Pride is held in Doncaster’s market place and is funded by local businesses, award foundations, various charitable organizations and donations from the public. The event includes a variety of activities for all ages, such as live entertainment from local bands. Doncaster Pride 2008 started with a parade from the Mansion House and finishing in the market area in which the committee were joined by Mayor Martin Winter, Local Counsellor Andrea Milner and Tim Innes for South Yorkshire Police.
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