Newcastle has Pride

Torrential downpours didn’t dampen the spirits of those taking part in the Newcastle Pride Festival parade on July 20, 2019 in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England.

To commemorate 50 years since the Stonewall riots, which was a pivotal turning point on the road to LGBT+ equality, Northern Pride Festival held a march through the centre of Newcastle.

The parade marks the start of a three day festival in the heart of Newcastle taking over the Town Moor and Exhibition Park areas of the city for main stage events featuring a range of artists.

Over 20,000 people are expected to attend the event which comes as Newcastle has been chosen to be the host city for UK pride 2020.

Image (c) Ian Forsyth / Getty Images

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