Organisers of Exmouth Pride have announced this year's line-up, with a whole host of special events and acts.

Taking place on Saturday (June 22) at Manor Gardens from 11am to 6.30pm. On stage throughout the day is Radio Exe Drivetime presenter Ashley Jeary and Arina Fox a 'fabulous' cabaret artiste.

Festivities begin at 11am with the PoppyShow. Thanks to friends at the Intercom Trust who provide year round support for the LGBT+ community across the South West.

  • 11.50am 12.30pm The Deaf Academy will be performing.
  • 12.55pm Arina Fox Drag
  • 1.35pm Indian Dance Workshop
  • 2.30pm Street Heat Samba Band 3.05pm Kyle Finn
  • 3.25pm Arina Fox Catwalk
  • 4.05pm Mantis
  • 5.25pm Mrs Jones
  • 6.30pm Event Close.

An afterparty organised by The Bath House will have live music from 6.30pm. Arina's Show is from 9.00pm.

Main sponsors of the event include: Bar Nova, The Bath House, Daneswood, Devon and Cornwall Police, Devon Contract Waste, Emrys Group, Hello Exmouth, National Lottery Community Fund, LiveWest, Pro Sound and Light, Radio Exe, Stalite Signs, White Star Heritage. 

Other sponsors include Exmouth Town Council, The Deaf Academy, Hands on Health and Summer and Lola. 

And the Exmouth Pride are also grateful for the support from Deli on the Strand, Findlay’s Wine Budleigh, Guillotine Guys and Gals, Exmouth's Legal Beagle, Let’s Bounce Devon, Exmouth Men’s Shed, Mother Earth, Paradise Dog Walking, Postcards Café, Project X at The Heavitree, Scarlet, Star Paws, Trowers & Hamlins Exeter, Wilson’s Paints, Yarn Bombers

A Friends of Pride Dog show will take place at 3pm Entries by 2.30pm (£1 per category). Categories include a Golden Oldie, Perfect Puppy, Best Dressed, Greatest Rescue, Best Trick, Most Like Owner, Britain’s Next Dog Superstar. 

Join Avtar’s Indian Dance Workshop at 1.35pm Learn to applaud in British Sign Language with the young people of The Deaf Academy Visit our Pride Tree and our iconic Pride Bench Get a shoulder massage with Hands on Health from 11-3pm. Hot food, snacks, and Bar Nova licensed bar Retail and LGBT+ support, health and information stalls Children’s area with bouncy castles, face painting, craft area.

Organisers say "Everyone is welcome to Exmouth Pride. Join us for our iconic event to raise awareness of LGBT+ rights locally, nationally and internationally here in East Devon. Be visible - join us to show that YOU too believe that LGBT+ rights are human rights

"Thanks to the generosity of our visitors, supporters and sponsors, we are able to keep Exmouth Pride as a FREE event. Organised by the LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and other) community and our friends and supporters, we are delighted to welcome you through our Rainbow Arch to Exmouth's Manor gardens for our Exciting Eighth Exmouth Pride celebration."