Pride in London is one of the world’s biggest LGBT celebrations, with thousands of revellers taking part in the parades and performances across the British capital. Here is everything you need to know about the festival and parade.
When does it start?
What’s on during the festival?
The festival includes theatre, dance, art, music, debates and conferences – and even self-defence classes. The inaugural Pride in London Spectacular – a night of music and entertainment on London’s Southbank – will take place on Monday 13 June from 7.45pm.
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A preview of the new documentary, The Pearl Of Africa, which focuses on the transgender activist Cleopatra Kambugu fighting Uganda’s anti-LGBT laws, will be shown on Thursday 16 June at the Frontline Restaurant near Paddington. It will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s director.
The LGBT+ choir, the Pink Singers, will perform a specially-commissioned Pride Anthem which will be performed in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 25 June.
Pride in London has even moved abroad. A small London Pride delegation will attend the Baltic Pride on Saturday 18 June, to support LGBT equality in eastern Europe. See here for a full list of events taking place during the festival.