Check out what’s on at this weekend’s London Gay Pride 2014
This Saturday (28 June 2014) is London’s LGBT+ Pride event – including a parade through Central London and performances on a number of stages including Trafalgar Square.
Here’s our quick, handy guide to what’s on this weekend.
The gay Parade will run through central London for 2 kilometres. You can join the parade at the start or at any point during the route. Or find a good spot and take it all in, including marching bands, singers and a huge number of floats.
START TIME: The parade leaves Baker Street at 1pm on Saturday.
THE ROUTE: Starting at Baker Street, the parade will head down Baker Street to Oxford Street, then head east along Oxford Street to Oxford Circus. It then goes down Regent Street to Piccadilly Circus, down Lower Regent Street, along Pall Mall and Cockspur Street, through Trafalgar Square and into Whitehall, where the Parade ends.
Three stages will be set up for the festivities in Central London on Saturday. None of the events require you to have a ticket, and all are free.
TRAFALGAR SQUARE: This is the big main stage of Pride and will see the biggest acts perform including Eurovision 2014 winner Conchita Wurst, Heather Peace, Sam Fox, Sinitta and more. Plus there will be stalls and bars set up in the square.
The stage will open at 1pm, with Conchita Wurst (introduced by Sir Ian McKellen no less!) performing at 5.40pm, and Heather Pearce at 7.10pm. Check out the full schedule for Trafalgar Square.
DEAN STREET & WOMEN’S STAGE: The stage on Dean Street in Soho will see performers include Luke Upton, Doremi Fly and drag king Adam All. Performances kick off at 1pm and finish at 8pm. See the full Dean Street schedule here.
GOLDEN SQUARE: Golden Square in Soho will be transformed into a pop-up Rainbow Fete and festival, including things for kids, bars, food, stalls, a bandstand and a bouncy castle! Things kick off around 1pm and run til 8pm. Check out the Golden Square schedule here.
We wish everyone a safe and fabulous Pride 2014.