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Thousands turn out to celebrate West Lothian Pride 2019

A crowd of over 1900 people came to celebrate and support West Lothian's lesbian, gay, bi and transgender (LGBT) people at the fifth annual West Lothian Pride event on Saturday 27 July.

09 August
Pride 2019

It was a fun-filled day  with information stalls, merchandise stalls, face painting, balloon modelling and live entertainment compered by Miss Tish Ewe and included live performances from Abba-A-Rival, James Hughes, Loxie, Amy Hawthorn, Maria Tereza, the winners of the West Lothian Has Talent competition and many more as well as a drag show performed by the sensational Miss Tish Ewe.

Guests heard inspiring speeches from Kirsteen Sullivan, Depute Leader of West Lothian Council, Jackie Galbraith, Principal and CEO of West Lothian College and James Morton, Manager, Scottish Trans Alliance

Depute leader of West Lothian Council, Kirsteen Sullivan said: "West Lothian Pride continues to grow into an even more colourful and diverse event with every passing year.

"It was fantastic to see so many people out celebrating a fabulous occasion full of entertainment and enthusiasm. Huge credit has to be given to the organisers and sponsors for once again putting on a vibrant event to remember. "

West Lothian Pride is organised by a dedicated team of volunteers and organisations from within and around West Lothian, with support from West Lothian Council, West Lothian College, as well as many local businesses.

Organisers would like to thank everyone who helped make this year's event the biggest and best event yet, including all the speakers, guests and musical acts.

They would also like to thank all sponsors for their support in particular National Lottery Awards For All Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, West Lothian Council, West Lothian College, McDonald's Restaurants Livingston, Morrisons Livingston, Asda Livingston, Ecosse Signs, Scot Signs, Xcite Leisure, In the Spirit with Maggie and Guitar Guitar.

Photo credit - Xpression Photography 

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