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Northern Pride LGBTQ+ History Month

It’s LGBTQ+ History Month – an annual celebration that provides education and insight  into the issues that the LGBTQ+ community face.

We are delighted to be the sponsor of Northern Pride’s LGBTQ+ History Month programme.

Northern Pride, which organises the annual Pride celebration in Newcastle, are hosting an exciting programme of online events across their social media channels and their brand new podcast, where they will be exploring events and milestones that have formed the LGBTQ+ community into what it is today.

Events include interviews, school resources, children’s entertainment, live music and more!

Tuesday 23rd February: Panel Discussion of LGBTQ+ Key Workers

On Tuesday 23rd February, viewers can join a panel discussion looking at the contributions of LGBTQ+ key workers serving in the Armed Forces and emergency services.

Friday 26th February (8pm): Queer Icons with Michael Maddison

Music fans are in for another treat on Friday 26th February as Northern Pride favourite DJ Michael Maddison will be bringing the Northern Pride programming to a close with an incredible DJ set featuring queer icons. Join the house party celebration live on Northern Pride’s Facebook Page.

Eldon Square General Manager, Andrew Bradley commented: “We are delighted to continue to support the fantastic work that Northern Pride do and hope to help share and raise awareness of the wonderful educational resources and content they have put together for LGBTQ+ history month. We are committed to working with partners to make a meaningful difference and build long-term relationships to help deliver positive change in our local community.”

Keep checking Northern Pride’s Facebook, Youtube and brand new podcast to get involved and to access the latest events and resources.

Latest centre and stores information

Following the latest Government announcement we can confirm that Eldon Square will remain open for essential retail and services only, from Tuesday 5 January until further notice.

In line with Government guidance, anyone visiting the centre, whether that is to work or shop, must wear a face covering when entering and walking around the malls.

Throughout the pandemic, we continue to do everything we can to make sure the centre is a safe place to visit and work.

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