Pictures from Chesterfield Pride 2018

Thousands of people turned out for this year's Chesterfield Pride at the weekend.

Monday, 23rd July 2018, 2:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 3:57 pm
Chesterfield Pride proved to be a hit.

The sun shone for the popular festival, which took place at Stand Road Park on Sunday.

The colourful event – which has been held for four years now – celebrated the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) community.

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There was real party atmosphere all afternoon and into the evening with top singers, plenty of stalls and a funfair.

Organiser Dan Walker said: “The event went really well.

“There were well over 5,000 people – a real mix of the LGBTQ community, straight friends and families.

“All the acts went down well from all the talented local performers to the international pop stars.

“The event had a fantastic atmosphere and the feedback has been amazing.”