This year’s Pride in London will be held from the 21st to the 28th of June 2015. Last year more than 75,000 people took part with over 35,000 people joining the actual parade making Pride in London one of the biggest LGBT celebrations across the world.

Held for the LGBT community, the Gay pride events usually take place in June to commemorate the famous Stonewall riots that took place in New York City back in 1969. They are also a great opportunity to campaign about important issues or celebrate any achievements.

Visitors can expect a wide range of related activities and events taking place throughout the week of Pride in London 2015, although the main Pride events are actually held on Saturday the 28th of June.

Pride in London 2015 Programme:

Pride’s Got Talent –It comprises a singing competition whereby winners will get the chance to sing alongside the headline acts in Trafalgar Square. Auditions are currently taking place.

Saturday the 27th of June 2015.

  • Soho – Festival-goers will find something for everyone in Soho with Cabaret, a Women’s Stage and a Family Area.
  • Pride in London Parade –Extravagant floats will feature, as well as participants dressed as their heroes in line with this year’s theme, “Pride Heroes”!

Sunday the 28th of June 2015.

  • Pride Arts Festival – Held from Sunday the 21st to Sunday the 28th of June, it will feature art, films, photography, sculptures and more from members of the LGBT community.
  • Pride in the Park – Over 1200 stalls and an exciting array of events including sports and live entertainment will feature. Vauxhall will be hosting this event.

Pride in London Parade 2015

Held on Saturday the 27th of June, the theme of this year’s Pride in London Parade is “Pride Heroes”!  It is expected to kick off at Baker Street around 1pm and finish off at Whitehall at 4:30pm; however the exact time has yet to be confirmed. Participants simply have to dress up like someone who contributed to campaigning for LGBT rights over the years. They could be Freddy Mercury, Drew Barrymore, Nelson Mandela, anyone they want.

Elaborate costumes will feature and some amazing floats!  Prizes will be awarded on Sunday at Pride in the Park for the best float and costume etc. Last year a record-breaking 200 groups and over 30,000 participated so if you would like to help this year’s Pride in London Parade break another record then make sure you don’t miss out!

Other Gay Pride Parades

Amsterdam Pride 2015
Paris Pride 2015

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