Pride 2020: 1-12 Sept

Virtual Parade March

The Parade March is an integral part of what Pride is, so our Virtual Parade will be a special part of our online festival in September.

Join us to celebrate, be visible, be loud and be proud.

The parade march is a bold statement for equality and diversity, to celebrate our community and to show that hatred and prejudice have no place in our city, or anywhere. We want our virtual event to be no different so get creative, wave those flags, make banners and placards (no swear words please!) and let’s raise our virtual voices as we continue to fight for true equality for all.

Let’s remember where we’ve come from, celebrate where we are and keep fighting for a future of true equality for all.

We’ve seen horrific incidents take place overseas and backwards steps on hard-fought changes in policy overturned. Let’s be a beacon for those many who cannot be out in their countries, sadly it is still illegal to be gay in 70 countries and is punished by death in 12.

Get Involved

The virtual parade will be streamed on Saturday 12 Sept BUT as Sat 11 July would have been our usual Pride Day why not still get your Pride outfits on and record your images / videos so we get to celebrate twice! Don’t worry if you can’t do it on the 11th, you have until 2nd August 2020 to submit your footage.

Would you have been hula hooping in the parade? Carry on! Or you could wave the LGBT+ flag that showcases your identity and community. Take a picture of you with your banner just like you would on the streets or show off that incredible Pride outfit and look you had planned.

If you are not able to be visible on social media please feel free to wear a mask or send a picture of your placard.

Please follow all government social distance guidelines for group entries.

Photo and Film Tips
Please ensure your photo or video is taken in landscape mode on your phone / camera.
Avoid background noises – turn of TV’s, music etc. We will provide the soundtrack
Stabilise – prop up your phone or camera or use two hands to avoid shaky footage or blurry images
Don’t use digital zoom – move the camera closer.

Accepted photo file format: .JPEG (preferred) or .PNG file.
Accepted video file: MP4 of no more than 15 seconds. Anything longer than 15 seconds may not be used as we are unable to edit all entries.

See our Top Tips Page here for more info

Businesses
Businesses, large organisations and groups – we want you to be involved too! Please scroll down to the business booking section for more details.
Please do not make a submission without first making a booking.

A special thanks to Dyson, our 2020 Parade Partner.

Join The Virtual Parade

Make A submission

Business bookings

Businesses are still able to book into the virtual parade this year and showcase their commitment to equality and diversity, their support to the community and their staff.

Booking into the Virtual Parade is £300 and your submission can include branded banners and Tshirts and will include a listing as a parade entry online and in our 2020 festival guide.

Once we receive your booking we will send details of how to submit your parade entry video or image.

Book Your Business Parade Entry

Make A Booking

With Thanks To

Parade Partner

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