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Southampton Pride 2021, UK
More than 17,000 people are expected to travel to the South coast for Southampton Pride on 28 August 2021.
The event will include a Pride Village and Market Hall inside the O2 Guildhall, as well as a Pride Parade which will weave its way through the city centre and historic Bargate before heading back to Guildhall Square. The Pride Parade will start at Queens Park Briton Street at 11am. A route of the parade can be found here.
There will be a series of talks, music and entertainment in addition to the market stalls. All this will support the city’s LGBTQ+ community. In total, there will be more than 60 acts and over 30 vendors.
The event is free to the public.
History of Southampton Pride
The initial event was formed as a response to the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, US.
When is Southampton Pride?
28 August 2021, from 11am.
Where is Southampton Pride?
The event will be held in Guildhall Square, in the centre of Southampton.
Guildhall Square is in the city centre near West Quay Shopping Centre. It takes five to 10 minutes to walk from Southampton Central Station up a steep hill. If you are looking for accommodation in Southampton, click here.
Other Pride Events Around the UK
There are various Pride events around the UK, including Brighton Pride, UK Pride (both cancelled or held virtually for 2021) and London Pride. A schedule of all Pride events around the UK can be found here.
Things To Do in Southampton
Southampton is a vibrant and exciting place, for more ideas on what to do in Southampton and surrounds, visit: visitsouthampton.co.uk. Alternatively, you could join James Clark Aboard the Southampton Harbour Hotel.
More Information on Southampton Pride?
For anything else there is to know about Pride in Southampton click here.
Photos provided by Visit Southampton.
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