It’s Pride Month! A time to celebrate LGBTQ+ communities, and stand together as a group, and #NeverMarchAlone.
This year’s pride is set to be the UK’s biggest, most diverse pride ever. If you’re looking for Pride events in London this summer, here’s a pick of our top 5 London Pride events for 2023.
London Pride Parade
Taking place on 1st July, the parade will go from Hyde Park Corner to Whitehall Place, with over 500 groups and 30,000+ participants who will march in the iconic Pride in London Parade. The party will continue with live music stages dotted throughout central London.
Central London | 01 July | FREE
Ajamu: The Patron Saint of Darkrooms
A new exhibition unapologetically celebrating black queer bodies and pleasure as activism at Autograph.
Autograph champions photography that explores issues of race, identity, representation, human rights and social justice, sharing how photographs reflect lived experiences and shape our understanding of ourselves and others.
Autograph Gallery, Shoreditch | 01 Jun – 02 Sep | FREE
Pride at Fora: No LGBTQ+ without the T
Exploring the dynamic landscape of trans rights, inclusivity, and the empowering journey of the LGBTQ+ community, this poignant #Pride2023 discussion offers thought-provoking dialogue that highlights both the progress made and the vital work that still lies ahead.
Fora Spitalfields, Shoreditch | Wednesday 14 June | Tickets £10
IGLA London 2023: The International LGBTQ+ Masters Aquatics Championships
The IGLA LGBTQ+ aquatics championships are headed to the UK for the first time! Hosted at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for a definitive week of entertainment, community and unforgettable sporting moments.
IGLA is a celebration of inclusion in sport offering everyone the chance to showcase their skills, make new friends, and connect with others who share their passions. Alongside the sports is a programme of community and cultural events to show off the best queer London has to offer.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford | 25 – 30 June | FREE
Jake Elwes Solo Exhibiton: Data – Glitch – Utopia
Through a captivating collection of digital artworks, they explore the realm of Artificial Intelligence. Delving into the intersection of data, technology, and human traces, Elwes combines past and present pieces that reveal the strange properties of data and its potential for alternative queer futures.
Gazelli Art House, Mayfair | 01 June – 08 July | FREE