Vigil to be held in Lincoln for Orlando shooting victims

A vigil will be held in Lincoln today for the Orlando shooting that occurred last Sunday.

Members of Lincoln's LGBT+ community, as well as supporters and allies will gather on the high street from 12:30pm onwards between Greggs and HMV, before setting off on a silent march up the high street at 1pm to the square outside House of Fraser.

Once at the square people who wish to will be allowed to make speeches or play music before two minutes of reflective silence will be observed.

Anyone who wishes to pay their respects to those who were injured or lost their lives and show their support for the LGBT+ community at this tragic time will be welcome to attend and join in with the event.