Pride Unveils New Logo

The New Operators of Pride Brighton and Hove have launched a new logo and plans for 2012

Here is their statement

Pride Brighton and Hove will return Pride to its position as the best and friendliest Pride in the UK.

The Brighton community, via The Argus newspaper, are being asked to come up with a theme for this year's Pride in Brighton and Hove. Previous themes have included 'out of this world', 'beside the seaside', 'around the world', musicals and Carry On. Launched on Friday, March 23, the competition coincides with the first glimpse of Pride Brighton and Hove?s fantastic 2012 logo.

The design, created by Brighton-based Foundry Works, incorporates the iconic rainbow colours with the world famous Brighton rock. Pride Brighton and Hove see the release of the 2012 logo as an exciting and important step in their decision to revive Pride in the city.

New Brighton Pride logoTrevor Edwards, director of Pride Brighton and Hove, said: "What can be more Brighton and Hove than a stick of rock? We want to re-establish Pride Brighton and Hove as part of the community and this is why we have decided to involve Brighton and Hove residents in the process of defining Pride 2012.  Furthermore, the new image and the competition are also a way of announcing that we are a new organisation, establishing us as a fresh and exciting addition to the excellent Pride community."

Pride 2012 will take place on Saturday, September 1, with the full Parade through Brighton, followed by a ticketed event in Preston Park. An announcement regarding ticket sales and price will be imminent and It is also hoped that a new website will be up and running in the next few weeks.