A record-breaking 73,000 people attended Pride in Newcastle this year.
Newcastle Pride's Parade was 12,500 strong on the event's tenth anniversary.
Here are the figures:
- 16,000 more people than 2016 in the parade
- 12,500 took part in the parade altogether
- 60,000 lined the streets
- 42,000 people at the Town Moor - up on last year's 38,000
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Figures just released by the organisers of Newcastle Pride show this year's event contributed £9.1m to the North East economy - £1m more than originally anticipated.
A record breaking 71,000 people attended the three day even in July, with an additional 480,000 listening live around the world on Pride Radio.
Newcastle Pride 2015 exceeded our expectations in terms of visitor numbers and the amount of money generated and we are overwhelmed by its success.
Fingers crossed it can continue to grow in 2016 and for many years to come."
Tens of thousands of people have spent the day on Newcastle's Town Moor as part of the weekend's Pride events.
For the first time, this year's festival is taking place over three days.
The Chairman of Northern Pride, Mark Nichols, explains:
The annual Newcastle Pride is underway, with music and events on the city's town Moor.
Festival-goers told us what the gathering means to them: