London’s Pride Parade
London’s Pride Parade is an annual event that celebrates the city’s LGBTQ+ community. It takes place on the last Saturday in June and spans through the heart of London, beginning at Portland Place and ending in Whitehall near Trafalgar Square. The parade usually consists of floats, dancers, bands, and music, with thousands of spectators and participants attending each year to show their support. The parade is a particularly vibrant experience, as it features a host of colours, costumes, flags and decorations. This is meant to represent the diverse culture within the LGBTQ+ community; a kind of celebration of all its members’ identities. As for its route, it snakes through various historical sites across London such as Oxford Circus before winding its way along Regents Street to finish off at Trafalgar Square. Since its inception in 1972, this iconic event has become one of London’s largest events with millions of spectators from around the world coming together to enjoy the festivities. Enjoy the freedom parade happening in the heart of the city from Montcalm hotel Chiswell Street or the lovely Montcalm London Marble Arch.