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Thousands turn out to march in Northern Pride 2019

Despite heavy rain at times, thousands of people turned out in Newcastle city centre on Saturday to take part in the Northern Pride march.

Supported by hundreds of onlookers, the march set off from Newcastle's Civic Centre at 12pm - before finishing up on the Town Moor.

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The march through Newcastle City Centre was to commemorate 50 years since the Stonewall Riots, a pivotal turning point in the road to LGBT + equality.

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Northern Pride, the organisation behind the event say their mission is clear: 'To Promote, Provide and Protect.'

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The three day festival from the 19th - 21st July is split between the historic Town Moor and Exhibition Park.