Thousands head to Leicester for Pride festival

Thousands of people have crowded into the streets of Leicester as the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities celebrate the fifth annual Pride festival.

Some of the people who turned up to take part in the Leicester Pride parade today
Some of the people who turned up to take part in the Leicester Pride parade today Credit: Pukaar News

A parade was held, taking people through the city centre before ending up in Victoria Park, where there is music, cabaret and dancing, as well as a fairground and stalls.

Parade stewards in Leicester
Parade stewards in Leicester Credit: Pukaar News
Some of the people parading through the city centre
Some of the people parading through the city centre Credit: Pukaar News

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