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Organisers of the annual Northern Pride festival have been invited to dinner with the Prime Minister David Cameron, to talk about the equal marriage bill. The parade, which celebrates gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender life, takes place in Newcastle this weekend.
Being invited to dinner with the Prime Minister is a "fantastic achievement" for organisers of Northern Pride, according to the leader of Newcastle City Council. Representatives from the festival will discuss the equal marriage bill with David Cameron.
Councillor Nick Forbes paid tribute to the volunteers who make the annual Newcastle Pride parade happen.
Representatives from Northern Pride have been invited to have dinner with the Prime Minister David Cameron to talk about the equal marriage bill, which is completing its passage through Parliament.
The annual Newcastle Pride festival, which celebrates the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender communities in the North East, takes place this weekend.