'Equal love' will be celebrated in Birmingham this weekend as one of the UK's biggest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) festivals returns.
This year's Carnival Parade begins at 12:00 noon from Victoria Square.
The parade includes around 20 floats and a number of colourful walking groups. Before arriving in The Village in Hurst Street, it will go through New Street, High Street, Carrs Lane, Moor Street Queensway and Smallbrook Queensway.
Last year's Birmingham Pride celebrated Britain's diversity and the Diamond Jubilee.
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