August 23, 2010 9.10 am This story is over 158 months old

Lincoln celebrates gay pride

Fun festival: Despite bad weather, Lincoln Pride 2010 powered on with great acts from X Factor, Lady Gaga and Britain’s Got Talent.

Hundreds gathered on Saturday, August 21, outside the Engine Shed to celebrate the third Lincoln Gay Pride. The temperamental weather didn’t stop star attractions Shaun Smith from Britain’s Got Talent, and Danyl Johnson of the X Factor to entertain the crowds gathered at the free event.

Sky were also present filming a documentary during the performance of Starman, whose frontman, Andrew Stone, is known for his recent appearances on Big Brother 11 and a dance teacher at Pineapple Dance Studios. The main act was Lady Gaga impersonator, Kimberley Dayle, who blew crowds away with her hour-long act.

The after party at the Engine Shed included stars such as Aled Jones from BBC Radio 1’s Chris Moyles Show as well as DJ sets from old favourite DJ Lefty.

Britain's Got Talent finalist Shaun Smith kicked off the afternoon programme of Lincoln Pride 2010.

Families and kids had their own special attractions at Lincoln's LGBT celebration.

As sponsors of the event, Lincolnshire Police had a show of their force.

The Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Service were the main sponsors, and brought two of their vehicles at the event.

As the rain cleared, hundreds came to see X Factor sensation Danyl Johnson.

Danyl Johnson sang several covers to the delight of the Lincoln crowd.

Lincolnshire Police made sure the event was trouble-free.

As the evening continued, the after-party moved into the Engine Shed club.