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Ministry of Sound to host UK Black Pride

Black LGBT festival says funding and weather are no obstacle as organizers unveil plans for this year's celebration
Ministry of Sound, London, will host the seventh UK Black Pride

UK Black Pride is back this summer at south London's world famous Ministry of Sound nightclub.

With torrential rain still battering parts of the country, organizers of this year's celebration of black LGBT people are not taking any chances, promising live music and entertainment in the dry warmth of the UK capital's renowned clubbing venue.

The seventh UK Black Pride on 18 August will feature a mix of top DJs and artists, as well as  cabaret, comedy, poetry, films, workshops and stalls. There will also be four licensed bars, world food and a luxury VIP area with cocktail bar.

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, UK Black Pride's executive director, said: 'The UK has held major events this summer but many, including LGBT events, have suffered from funding problems and inclement weather.

'We're proud to buck that trend by collaborating with the world famous Ministry of Sound to bring the entire community a successful UK Black Pride.

'This event puts us firmly on the centre stage as Europe's biggest celebration of Black LGBT people with excellent entertainers and special treats lined up for all our guests.'

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