This weekend, the streets of London will be abuzz with the vibrant energy of Pride 2023. On Saturday (July 1), thousands of people from all walks of life are set to march in the city centre to celebrate and show solidarity for the LGBT+ community.
Organized by Pride In London, this year’s event is themed ‘Never March Alone,’ with emphasis placed on supporting transgender individuals and those who identify as part of the wider LGBT+ spectrum. To match this theme, the parade will take a special route – the same one used during the first-ever pride march in London many years ago.
In addition to the parade, there will be a variety of staged festivities across central London. Trafalgar Square and Soho Square are just a few of the locations that will mark this momentous occasion.
So grab your flags and get ready to join your fellow Londoners in what’s sure to be an unforgettable celebration of love and acceptance.
Here’s everything you want to know:
This year’s London Pride Parade will be a showstopper, with over 600 LGBT+ groups gathering to show their pride on the streets of the capital. Celebrations kick off at noon on Saturday 1st July and are expected to last until 8pm that evening.
The parade is just one part of the wider celebrations – there’ll also be an array of captivating speakers and performers throughout the day (until 6pm). It’s set to be an unforgettable display of the true spirit and diversity of the LGBTQ+ community – don’t miss it!
Nearest Tube Stops
Underground stations along London Pride 2023 parade route:
- Hyde Park Corner
- Green Park
- Piccadilly Circus
Tube stops near the London Pride 2023 event stages:
- Charing Cross – Main Stage, Trafalgar Square
- Piccadilly Circus – The World Stage, Golden Square
- Leicester Square – LGBTQI, Women and Non-Binary Stage, Leicester Square
- Tottenham Court Road – The Cabaret Stage, Dean Street
- Tottenham Court Road – Trans and Non-Binary Stage, with Pride in London Community Market, Soho Square
Those attending London Pride 2023 will be lucky to experience some lovely weather on the day! After a likely wet start, the rain is expected to clear out just before the afternoon of music kicks off.
Attendees can expect sunny intervals across the day, with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C – perfect summer weather for a festival vibe. So don’t forget your sun cream and sunglasses, it’s sure to be a great day!