The weather may not have been great - but it didn't dampen the spirits of the hundreds who attended Durham Pride.
The festival was held at The Sands in Durham City on Saturday, and even though it was rainy, plenty turned out to enjoy the day.
Due to the pandemic, Covid safety measures were in place. This year's event was ticketed and numbers were limited. And there was no parade.
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However there was live music on the stage as well as beer tents, food stalls and a funfair.
County Durham drag queen Tess Tickle, compere on the main stage, said: "The weather might not be great, it might be raining.
"But you don't get a rainbow without a little bit of sunshine and a little bit of rain.
"And on the inside we are shining because it is the first Pride back after lockdown and one of the only Prides going ahead this year in the current climate.
"Safety precautions are in place and we are ready to party like there's never been a party before.
"We want to get out of our seats, we want to dance and we want to live our life to the fullest.
"Pride is a celebration but it's also a peaceful protest. Remember the reason why we are here at Pride is because we are still fighting for equality and diversity."
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