04 / 02 / 21

Arguably the highlight of the year, Dukes Lane has been celebrating Pride with the rest of our vibrant city every year! To celebrate LGBT History Month we’ve selected our Pride highlights from over the years, complete with drag queens, live music, and plenty of rainbows.


Everyone took for the ‘gram, with over 800 visitors resharing their rainbow floor flag pics – including your Brighton pooches!

We worked with Kiehl’s to put on an event that raised money for MTV Staying Alive Foundation which works hard to ensure that thousands of young people have access to vital information on HIV prevention and education.




In 2018, we celebrated the meaning behind the colours of the pride flag in a family- fun treasure hunt. Children were given a free sticker book in which they had to find all the colours of the rainbow to complete their book.




16 contemporary artists showed their solidarity for the LGBTQ+ community and illustrated limited edition Pride prints, with all the proceeds going to the akt charity. Artists included Kelly Anna London, Morag Myerscough, Marylou Faure, Camille Walala, Josh McKenna, Oli Fowler, Damien Poulain, Crispin Finn, Rude, Lois O’Hara, Kris Andrew Small, James Daw, Supermundane, Ana Jaks, Daisy Emerson, The Fandangoe Kid, Jimmy Turrell and Marcus Walters.

akt supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK
who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment. They support young people into safe homes and employment, education or training, in a welcoming and open environment that celebrates lgbtq+ identities.



In 2018, we hosted a fabulous line-up of Brighton’s own drag performers and singers in support of MTV Staying Alive in partnership with Kiehl’s. Special guests included Spice, Jason Thorpe and Kara Van Park. Anyone who wears a dress and heels are our heroes!Over £600 was raised for MTV Staying. MTV Staying Alive Foundation which works hard to ensure that thousands of young people have access to vital information on HIV prevention and education.



Artists Ben, Amanda and Daisy presented a vibrant week of photography, sequinned sculpture, and wearable art that explored the quirkiness of people and colour during Pride.

A little birdie told us that Daisy’s sequinned unicorn was purchased by one of Channel 4’s Gogglebox Brighton-based stars. We’ll be looking out for it on TV!




We love spreading the love with free tote bags! In 2019, Natasha illustrated our limited-edition Pride bag and these delicious doughnut rainbows were devoured by Brighton-goers!

“I designed the rainbow doughnut to represent my favourite things: Pride and
carbs. I love Pride because it’s an opportunity to celebrate what we’ve achieved so far as a community while remembering our rights were hard-won through riots and protests.”


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