The 2014 London Pride theme is "Freedom to..." As before some of us will be joining the older people's events, organised by Opening Doors: Brunch at the Quebec between 11 and 12, walking in the Parade from 1pm onwards (there may be a few seats on the bus for those unable to walk) and the relaxation area at St Anne's Soho from 2 to 6pm (free refreshments, partly funded by CHE), Contact Ross for more details.
It has been suggested that Croydon Pride should be revived for 2014, with a parade from the Town Hall and a festival in Wandle Park.
Gay icons theme. Carnival parade from Madeira Drive, party in Preston Park. The Trans Group will be meeting at East Croydon Station at 7:45, to join the parade at 10:30.
Pride is now to be run, for five years, by London LGBT+ Community Pride, a Community Interest Company.
Helen of the Croydon Trans Group at Brighton Pride 2012, wiht the trans flag and a police escort.
Gay Star News is chairing a debate at Heaven on Wednesday 25 July at 5.30pm on how to create a world class LGBT pride in London.
The meeting will be open to the public and bring together London’s LGBT businesses and community with leading gay organizations, stakeholders of all kinds and sponsors.
It comes after controversy rocked this year’s event held on Saturday (7 July). London was hosting World Pride but it was scaled back at the last minute with a rally cut short, floats taken out of the parade and an official street party in Soho cancelled.
The one-man banner was used again in the Pride parade.
Roger made and carried a one-man banner in the parade.
The CAGS banner was proudly carried in the Pride March in 1996 and 1997 (the picture is thought to be from 1996).