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Margate Pride will take to the streets to celebrate liberation

By Angela Cole

There will be a celebration of LGBTQI life on the streets of Margate this weekend.

Margate Pride will be a chance for everyone to enjoy liberation - whether gay, straight and anything in between.

The pride parade will wind its way through the town today starting from the Walpole Bay Hotel at 2pm. The parade will be followed by a rally and street party from 3pm, plus various other events around the town.

Pride will be returning to Margate for the third year. Pic: Jarred Henderson
Pride will be returning to Margate for the third year. Pic: Jarred Henderson

Now in its third year, organisers say it is a culture-rich contemporary pride, brought to the town by artist Dan Chilcott, singer Tommy Poppers and Sink The Pink co-founder Amy Zing.

Run by a committee, the event supports bringing LGBTQI services to the area.

They said: “It’s a very exciting time to reclaim celebrating pride. We are passionate that Margate Pride will always be community focused, free and welcome to all.”

The event is also a festival of the arts has events ranging from banner making workshops to drag queen story time.

For details go to margatepride.org.uk

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