Pride Month Celebrations in Cambridge and London

7 June 20242 mins read

Pride Month is a vibrant celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, held every June to promote inclusivity, equality, and love. In the UK, Pride events are marked by parades, festivals, and various activities that bring people together to support and celebrate diversity. Whether you’re studying with us in Bell Cambridge or Bell London, this month is a fantastic opportunity to join in the festivities and show support for the LGBTQ+ community.

So, let’s take a look at the exciting Pride events happening in Cambridge and London this month.

Cambridge Pride

Cambridge Pride is making a grand return to Jesus Green in the city centre on Saturday, 15 June 2024, offering a safe, supportive, and inclusive space to celebrate the city’s LGBTQIA+ community. Last year, 15,000 people attended, and this year promises to be even bigger and better, with a parade, diverse entertainment, stalls, and a variety of opportunities to get involved!

Here are the key details:

Event Date and Time:

  • When: Saturday, 15 June, 12 noon to 9 pm.
  • Where: Jesus Green, Cambridge, CB5 8BL.
  • Parade Start: Arrive by 11:30 am near the tennis courts for the parade starting at 12 pm.
  • Event Activities: Begin around 1 pm, with various spaces closing between 8 pm and 9 pm.

Last years event

For more detailed information and the latest updates on Cambridge Pride 2024, please visit the Cambridge Pride official website.

London Pride

Pride in London is the UK’s largest and most diverse Pride event, and is set to take place on Saturday, 29 June 2024. This event celebrates the LGBTQ+ community with a vibrant parade and numerous activities across central London. The parade will start at Hyde Park – where the first Pride picnic happened in 1972!

Event Date and Time:

  • When: Saturday, 29 June, starting at 12 pm.

Parade Route:

Start: Hyde Park Corner.
Route: Through Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Pall Mall, ending at Trafalgar Square and Whitehall Place.

Parade and stage map

The event will also feature a vibrant lineup of performances across several stages starting at 12 pm:

  • Trafalgar Square Stage: Main stage with performances throughout the day.
  • LGBTQIA+ Women and Non-Binary Stage: Located at Leicester Square.
  • Golden Square Stage: Featuring diverse performers.
  • Soho Square Stage: Trans-led performances and activities.
  • Dean Street Stage: Drag performances and cabaret.

To learn more about what each stage has to offer, click here.

Travel into and around Central London will be extremely busy on the day, so it’s recommended to plan your journey in advance. For detailed travel information and a map with local stations, you can check out the TFL website here.

To stay up-to-date with the schedule, route and all other happenings of Pride in London 2024, don’t forget to check out the Pride in London official website.

Both Cambridge Pride and London Pride offer unique opportunities for students at Bell Cambridge and Bell London to join in the celebrations, show support, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of these important events. Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of these wonderful celebrations this June!