PRIDE in London’s 2022 Parade Route has been Announced
The Pride in London parade will be held on Saturday 2nd July 2022, and this year is extra special as it has been 50 years since the first Pride took place in the UK. So 2022’s campaign will be focusing on commemorating the past 50 years of the movement and celebrating the Torch-bearers within the LGBTQ+ community who helped make Pride what it is today.
So here’s what to expect for this year’s PRIDE in London:
This Year’s LineUp and more!
On Saturday, July 2nd, Pride in London will host its biggest and most inclusive festival ever, with a brilliant line-up of performers performing across four stages around Central London. In a year commemorating the 50th anniversary of London’s first-ever Pride march in 1972, chart-topping pop sensation Ava Max will end the concert on the Trafalgar Square stage.
The four stages in Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Golden Square, and the Soho Stage on Dean Street will welcome over 100 artists, including stars and prominent personalities from the LGBT+ community, after a special march that follows the original route from 1972.
The Trafalgar Square Stage will also include singing great Emeli Sandé, Eurovision-winning diva Netta, pop and soul queen Samantha Mumba, and Hollywood actress and Long Hot Summer vocalist Kat Graham, in addition to Ava Max’s show-stopping performance.
Tony nominee Justin Vivian Bond, stars of Pride’s recent Proud & Loud concert at the Royal Albert Hall Cat Burns and Arin, Drag Race Superstars The Vivienne, Lawrence Chaney, Tia Kofi and Victoria Scone, Drreya Mac, Sienna Liggins, London Gay Big Band, Mila Jam, Bang Bang Romeo, Jack Hawitt, Cedric Neal and Matt Willis from Kinky Boots in Concert at Drury Lane, and the cast from &Juliet.
The stage in Leicester Square dedicated to female-identifying, non-binary, and trans artists will witness a stellar line-up including July Jones, Eddy Luna, Prya, Krystal Lake, Poppy Ajudha, Pre Wavy, Girli, Drag Syndrome & Justin Bond, Eloise Viola, drag king Christian Adore, Jen Ives, and El Conchitas.
What’s the Parade Route this Year?
The parade will start in Hyde Park, where the first post-march picnic in 1972 was held. Then it will make its way down Piccadilly to Piccadilly Circus before heading south into Haymarket and Trafalgar Square, starting at Hyde Park Corner.
Here is a list of nearby tube stations that you can catch the parade from on the day:
- Marble Arch Station
- Hyde Park Corner
- Green Park
- Piccadilly Circus
- Charing Cross
For more details on London’s biggest Pride event of the year, visit their website: