join the parade

The heart of any Pride event is its Parade. United, shoulder to shoulder, representing, walking proud, LGBTQIA+ members, allies, friends, family, colleagues. Out, proud, in numbers, waving the flag, making some noise, showing our beautiful colours, being seen, being heard, feeling free. You have to experience it first hand to feel its power.

Support diversity, show solidarity, represent your pledge to equality and inclusion, and have fun! Get in touch to take your place in the almighty Sherborne Pride Parade. 

This year’s Pride Parade theme: Love Lives Here

what happens

Line the streets, march with us, join the parade…

The parade is the heartbeat of Sherborne Pride and a chance to show your support for love, acceptance, and diversity.

Gather your tribe, whether that’s colleagues or friends, sort out a look that sets you apart – could be an elaborate costume or a simple statement tee, and spread joy through Sherborne.

This year’s parade theme is Love Lives Here and we invite you to get creative with representing this theme within the parade – placards, art, banners, chants, it’s open to artistic interpretation!

Oh, and portable speakers to project your personal Pride playlist is highly recommended!

Register your Pride Parade group at the top of this page!

 

start & finish

Meet us at midday in Paddock Gardens on Newlands in Sherborne, where our Parade team will get you checked in and ready to rock…

The procession will kick off around 12:15pm and our rolling road closure will lead us along Newlands, down onto Cheap Street where we bring our colourful parade through the centre of our town, weaving onto Half Moon Street, followed by Digby Road as we sashay our way through the vibrant artisan street market, and leading us into our final destination in Pageant Gardens, where a fully loaded programme of live entertainment will be in full swing!

To recap…

• Noon on Newlands
• Parade starts at 12:15pm
• Expected end time 1pm

Find a map of the day in our digital guide…

 

become

an ally

Sherborne Pride Allies help us create unforgettable Pride events for years to come. In return for your support, you receive ‘member’ discounts, priority booking, VIP access, regular news and exclusive content – plus that warm and fuzzy you only get when you do something truly good!

get the

guide

All the fabulous details in one glorious place. Grab our guide, message your mates, get the date in your diary and have a good time!

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