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The Manchester Pride parade starts at 1pm on Saturday and the Greater Manchester Police band has created the route map below.
Manchester is getting ready for it's annual pride festival.
There is a music event tonight and thousands of people are expected to turn out over the weekend for a parade.
The police have issued a number of road closures to help the public when planning journey's over the bank holiday.
- The Village area around Chorlton Street and Sackville Street will be closed to traffic throughout the weekend from Friday morning 22rd to Tuesday morning 26th August.
- As a result, bus services 219, 219N, 220, 221, X40, X41, X43, Terravision A40, Transpeak and Metroshuttle 1 will be diverted around the area. - The main parade will take place on Saturday 23 August from 1pm, travelling along Liverpool Road, Deansgate, John Dalton Street, Princess Street and Whitworth Street.
This will mean road closures from 6am on Saturday continuing until the parade finishes by 6pm. Parking restrictions will be in place within the closed routes.
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