Introducing the Leeds Pride Presenters

Introducing the Leeds Pride Presenters


Kira is a singer, DJ and host from Leeds. 

She has performed at and hosted prides throughout the UK for the last 10 years including Leeds consecutively for the last 9 years!She currently works on LGBT scenes in no less than 5 cities DJ’ing, singing and hosting karaoke nights.




Miss Sordid Secret
The International Multi Award Winning Miss Sordid Secret, star of the UK and Spain. She has a wardrobe to match the BBC and a mouth just as big to match! A firm favourite of the pride run! What she can't turn her finger to isn't worth knowing! Currently based in the heart of leeds Miss her and Miss out! Cause that's how Sordid C's it!



Mamma Bear
‘Mamma Bear’ is an international multi award winning Drag performer/DJ and a founding member of the ‘Lady Bears of Leeds’ Drag cabaret duet.

Mamma Bear can be found filling dance floors as your cuddly phat DJ/Host in her home town of Leeds, Lincoln, Chester, Hull, Bradford and many other scenes across the country. Mamma’s also DJ’d and performed at Maspolomas Pride over the past few years and hosted many Pride events in the UK including last years ‘Leeds Pride’ Trinity MainStage and looks forward to being part of the great 2017 event.


Owain Wyn Evans
Unapologetically flamboyant Owain is a familiar face to audiences across Yorkshire as one of the main weather presenters for BBC Look North. He recently appeared in the top 10 most popular weather presenters of all time in the BBC's Radio Times magazine, and has hosted many Pride events across the UK. Known for his extravagant style and comical Tweets, Owain recently became a viral internet hit after delivering a RuPaul's Drag Race themed weather forecast which appeared on news sites, magazines and TV shows across the world. The clip has been viewed over a million times on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube and was even tweeted by RuPaul herself, who declared 'Owain, you are the winner of this week's challenge.'

Daisy DuPont
Daisy DuPont has been a figure on the Leeds Scene for at least the last 15 years! She has been involved with Leeds Pride since the very first one, and has hosted both Parade and Main Stages.You can normally catch her on a Saturday at Blayds Bar with her unique mix of music, wit and vodka! !

She is thrilled to once again be hosting on the Main Stage, and would like to wish each and every one of you a Happy and Safe Pride 2017.

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Phil Oldershaw
Phil Oldershaw will co-host the Leeds Pride Main stage at this years event. Phil is no stranger to stage or screen and finds his own when presenting to live audiences. Now living in Leeds, Phil has worked with many big names in the industry including; Take That, Graham Norton and Gordon Ramsey to name but a few.

His accolades include having worked with BBC, Channel 5 and BSkyB. City and Corporate projects see him regularly hosting food events, concerts and awards dinners & presentations too. We welcome Phil with open arms as we know he shall once again bring his great warmth, energy and fun to our Leeds Pride Eleventh Year Celebrations.

Phil says “I am really excited to be getting involved again for this years event, its an amazing Pride that pulls Yorkshire, and further afield, together for celebration, integration and fun. This year is to be bigger than ever and I know we’re going to have an amazing weekend!”

Carl Spencer
Carl is on the Home Run show weekdays 3-7pm on Radio Aire, getting you home with plenty of music and the latest traffic and traffic. 

Carl is a local lad from Otley who went to Prince Henrys Grammer School. He admits he spent far too much time as a kid watching the planes take off at Leeds Bradford Airport. 

Caroline Verdon
Caroline Verdon presents the Radio Aire Breakfast Show, Monday to Friday from 6am till 10am. 

Caroline got involved in radio because a good looking guy at university was in the radio society so she joined... and then discovered he liked radio a lot more than him! She LOVES music and is always singing along to something. As well as radio, she also writes for the national newspapers and does voiceovers for everything from TV commercials to voicemail messages and is currently the voice of an Icelandic funeral home...

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