Pride in London 2023: what’s happening and how to get there

June 29, 2023

    Planning to watch the colourful parade on the parade route and celebrate alongside the LGBTQ+ community whilst the diverse and vibrant parade passes by? :rainbow-flag:


    Date: Saturday 1 July 2023

    Time: London Pride parade will start at noon at Hyde Park Corner. The grandstand in Haymarket will be open from 11am.

    How to get there:

    • Take the Piccadilly line to Hyde Park Corner to catch the parade start.
    • Or jump to the end at Whitehall Place near Embankment – serviced by the Bakerloo, Circle, District and Northern lines.
    • You can also take the 243 or 76 bus.

    Parade Route:

    • Starting from Hyde Park Corner, leading down to Piccadilly Circus & turning south onto Haymarket and Trafalgar Square before ending in Whitehall Place

    Additional info:

    • There will be over 600 groups and over 30,000 participants in tow. The mayor of London will lead the parade and there’ll be entertainment across five stages and a family area. Plus, it’s entirely free to watch.


    Event travel advice

    To view the Pride in London Parade, use Leicester Square, Charing Cross or Embankment. For step-free access, use Green Park, Westminster or Victoria. To travel to the Soho ‘Event Stages’ use Oxford Circus, Leicester Square and Charing Cross. For step-free access use Tottenham Court Road.

    For BST Hyde Park use Marble Arch, Paddington, Knightsbridge and Hyde Park Corner. For step-free access, use Bond Street, Green Park or Victoria.


    Where can you see performances in the London Pride Parade line-up?

    There will be multiple stages where you can enjoy the performances including:

    • Trafalgar Square – here you can watch performances from the West End cast of Six the Musical, Winners of Pride’s Got Talent 2023, Idina Menzel and Adam Lambert
    • The Dean Street Cabaret Stage
    • The Golden Square World Stage
    • The LGBTQIA Women and Non-Binary Stage in Leicester Square


    London Overground

    Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July

    • No service between Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction

    Sunday 2 July

    • Services to Chingford will not call at Bethnal Green station until after 23:30
    • Use London Overground services to Cheshunt or Enfield Town.

    Monday 3 to Thursday 6 July

    • No westbound service between Camden Road and Willesden Junction after 23:45 each night

    Tuesday 4 to Friday 7 July

    • No southbound London Overground service between Willesden Junction and Shepherd’s Bush until 06:15 each day



    Sunday 2 July

    • No service between Westferry and Lewisham
    • Use the Jubilee line or Southeastern services. Rail replacement bus services will run between Westferry and Island Gardens and between Canada Water and Lewisham.


    Source: TfL