As ever we have an exciting array of local food retailers at Pride with both market stalls and catering outlets. Why not try something different with locally produced and cooked produce and support the retailers that are in turn supporting and help make Pride happen. We’ve offered reduce pitch prices to the food traders giving you a discount on the day with the Pride Supporter Wristbands so why not get one and save money whilst you’re helping make Pride happen!
Our Fantastic Food Traders This Year:
Yellow Turban Curry
With a great mix of meat, veggie and vegan dishes you can’t beat an authentic homemade curry.
Yellow Turban are a fantastic local team who have been huge hits at previous year’s Pride Day festival
The Burger Joint
Quality & value – these guys are serious about food! Bristol’s Top Burger Restaurant (Bristol Good Food Awards 2013) their reputation has grown and grown – as have they, having just opened a second restaurant in Bedminster
Another firm favourite these guys are local to Bristol and make the finest sausages in town including some amazing flavour combinations such as scrumpy, Moroccan lamb and the Chilli Billy with Pork & Goats Cheese.
Discounts on food with Pride Supporter Wristband
One Love Kitchen
It wouldn’t a festival without the amazingly delicious cooking native to Jamaica! Jerk Chicken, Rice and Peas, Goat Curry and Veg Stew…. what more could you want? Wonderfully warming soul food from the One Luv Kitchen
With authentic Thai flavours (and spice for those who like it) bought to you by the organiser of Bristol’s own Thai Festival you can be sure that you’ll find something delicious from noodles to spring rolls at this excellent local trader.
VX Vegan Junk Food
Hitting Bristol with a splash, VX is the first fully vegan junk food store in the city after establishing their signature brand in London. Expect lots of taste with their treats such as vegan kebabs which have already been a smash at festivals around the Southwest.
Ruby and White
Fantastically sourced local meat from this Whiteladies Road favourite, they will be serving up classic food, the quality of which will let you see why they source and guarantee the provenance of all the meat they serve.
Over in our Market Area you’ll find some lighter bites:
Olives n’ Stuff – Selling a selection of flavoured olives and Meze style foods
Bry’s Shakes – Scrumptious shakes to keep you cool and refreshed throughout our festival, for all ages!
Please support Pride by buying your alcohol from the bars onsite! There are several bars onsite this year and pints are only £3.50 for those with the Pride Supporter Wristband or £4 for those without.
All the money goes back into the festival and supports our charity work so please support Pride, a community interest company, by getting your drinks from us rather than a retailer that is not supporting the event to happen.
please work with us and adhere to the policy or we may have no choice but to ban you bringing your own alcohol completely to comply with police and council regulations.
Due to the large volume of glass brought onsite and rogue traders there will be bag searches. Sale of any alcoholic items, except from licensed bars is prohibited.
We will operate ID25 system, if you are lucky enough to look younger than you are please ensure you have I.D with you.
NO GLASS IS ALLOWED ON SITE
ALL Glass will be confiscated at bag checkpoint or by security sweeps onsite – please just don’t bring it
Alcohol Policy **2017 POLICY**
To comply with licence restrictions and approval our alcohol policy is
1L (Tetra Pack) of Wine or
4x Cans or
6x Cans of spirit and mixer
NO WRISTBAND NO CARRY ON – You need a Pride supporter wristband to bring alcohol onsite.
To comply with licences, restrictions and age checks you will only be allowed to bring alcohol onsite if you have a supporter wristband. Our updated policy is in place to comply with restriction imposed on our licence to hold the event. Please work with us on this.
There is no restriction on soft drinks but these must be sealed and will be checked.
Please drink responsibly, in hot weather please drink plenty of water!
DRUGS & LEGAL HIGHS
We have a zero tolerance to dealing in or use of drugs and normal enforcement laws are applicable, will be followed and the police will be called. ‘Legal’ highs are also not permitted onsite and anyone found to be using ‘legal’ highs will be asked to move on. Supplying legal highs such a NOS gas IS ILLEGAL, anyone with NOS on them it will be assumed you intend to supply.