Pride's Got Talent 2018

Photo credit: Simon Bennett. Pride's Got Talent 2017.

Photo credit: Simon Bennett. Pride's Got Talent 2017.

Pride's Got Talent gives new and emerging talent in the LGBT+ community the chance to perform onstage at Pride In London.

This year (2017) it has been sponsored by Amazon Music and supported by The Musicians Union. Learn more about Pride's Got Talent 2017 >

Applications For 2018

Pride's Got Talent is split into two categories.

  • 'Pride's Got Talent' is reserved exclusively for popular music acts.
  • 'Pride's Got Talent Cabaret' is reserved for music/dance (non-popular music acts), cabaret/alternative, presenters, hosts and novelty acts. 

You must be over 18 to apply. Full competition terms and conditions apply and are laid out below.

The competition is open to:

  • New and emerging talent (established talent will be considered separately)
  • Talent without major representation
  • Non celebrity talent

We will also be holding open auditions - watch this space for further details. 

Please note venues and judges’ details will be released in due course.


Competition terms and conditions

  1. To enter applicants must be aged 18 years and over (by 1 December 2017) and be a U.K. resident. The competition is open to new and emerging talent, talent without major representation, and non-celebrity talent
  2. Applications must be received by 23:59pm GMT Wednesday 1 March 2018 by completing the web form. Alternatively you may email but must provide all necessary information for your entry to be valid
  3. Applications which are delayed, lost, damaged, incomplete or fail in transmission due to computer issues or otherwise cannot be accepted
  4. Finalists from Pride's Got Talent 2017 may not apply.
  5. Applicants must be available for all the rounds and finals. These will get released a month before the auditions begin and at that point the candidate may remove their application
  6. The competition is split in two categories:· Pride’s Got Talent - This category is reserved exclusively for music acts (solos and groups) and Pride’s Got Talent Cabaret - This category is reserved for: Music/Dance (non popular music); Cabaret/Alternative and Presenting/Hosting/Novelty Acts
  7. The prizes consist of the following and there is no cash alternative. Finalists are guaranteed a space on a Pride in London stage on Saturday 7th July 2018. The judges also decide:
    • Pride's Got Talent category winner (you will support the headline act on Trafalgar Square, performing to up to 15,000 people)
    • Pride's Got Talent category runner up
    • Pride's Got Talent Cabaret category winner (will support a cabaret headline)
    • Pride's Got Talent Cabaret category runner up
    • Other prizes to be confirmed
  8. Applicants are judged on the quality of their individual talent by industry professionals. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in to
  9. The Promoter reserves the right to change the terms of the competition at any time
  10. All applicants agree to their name and information submitted in their application to be used in any or all publicity and marketing that the Promoter decides to undertake
  11. By entering the competition you are accepting these terms and conditions
  12. A list of the names of the winners will be published on and may be obtained by sending a SAE to the Promoter from 1. May 2018

The Promoter is London LGBT+ Community Pride CIC, PO Box 71920, London NW2 9QN. Registered in England and Wales as a Community Interest Company (no. 8321669). 'Got Talent' used with kind permission of Freemantle Media.