Fabulously colourful pictures of Northampton Pride

6/27/2022 6:00:00 PM

It was a fantastic turnout🌈

It was a fantastic turnout🌈

The highlights of Northampton's spectacular celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride

last year's celebrations.East Midlands Ambulance Service Image caption, Hundreds of people took part in Northampton Pride on Sunday, including crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service Hundreds of people have taken part in Northampton Pride.By Carly Odell Monday, 27th June 2022, 10:12 am A huge turnout was seen as Northampton Pride 2022 took place in the town on Sunday (June 26).Subscribe to our daily newsletter! Sign Up Simon Perks, owner of Christmas Perks in Wyle Cop and member of Shrewsbury BID board, takes a look at the rainbow on Pride Hill.

The easing of Covid restrictions and the warm summer weather surely played a part in the bigger turnout, but the number of additional stalls added in Market Square and the performances of the high-calibre acts made this year's Pride a stand-out.The parade itself took off from the Market Square at 11am and a column of colour made its way through Abington Street and St Giles Street.Northampton Business Improvement District (BID) : "Such an amazing day in our town centre with feel-good fun and positivity.Those in attendance included the emergency services, Stagecoach, Q Space and the University of Northampton.Below is a collection a photos from Northampton Pride 2022 – are you featured? 1.READ MORE: Northampton Pride Parade set to be spectacular after iconic local sponsor is announced The parade then returned to the Market Square for an afternoon of partying, kicked off with the unusual sight of the Mayor dancing to Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now'.Entertainment came from the likes of dance troupe Starlight, singer That Joe Payne, and Lady Gaga drag tribute, Radio Gaga - all presided over by emcee Vanellope.Cecilia Motley, Shropshire Council's cabinet member for communities and culture, said: “I’m very pleased to support this initiative by Shrewsbury BID on Pride Hill, which I am sure will very much complement the ongoing Pride on Pride Hill initiative by the Nationwide Building Society.

Brighton DJ, DJ Lola, was certainly the crowd's favourite, sending the revellers crazy with a mix of dance and pride anthems.300 people doing the macarena in Northampton Market Square is a sight this reporter will never forget.Take a look at some of the highlights from perhaps Northampton's best Pride yet.The Pride parade took off from the Market Square at 11am 1.

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