Birmingham Pleasure takes place as we speak and we will probably be bringing you reside protection from the parade right here.
These collaborating assembled in Victoria Sq. from 10.30am.
Following Birmingham Pleasure’s official opening ceremony.
It units off at 12pm, winding its method across the metropolis centre and right down to the highest finish of Hurst Avenue, by the Birmingham Hippodrome.
The parade route goes from Victoria Sq. alongside Bennetts Hill, New Avenue, Excessive Avenue, Carrs Lane, St Martin’s Circus Queensway, Smallbrook Queensway and into Hurst Avenue, down in direction of the Homosexual Village.
This 12 months’s parade will probably be led by instructor Andrew Moffatt, the assistant headteacher at Parkfield Faculty in Saltley, who penned the No Outsiders programme which teaches kids tolerance to all genders and sexualities. This has subsequently led to folks staging protests exterior the college.
The assistant headteacher stated: “I’m overjoyed that Birmingham Pleasure have requested me. My function is to face up there and say that ‘No Outsiders’ must be taught in faculties as a result of that is the way you assist finish homophobia – by educating kids about totally different folks from an early age.”
He’s anticipated to be joined by many different lecturers from faculties within the metropolis.
The primary pageant website is within the Homosexual Village, the place you’ll discover a number of phases with pop acts, DJs and drag queens, plus a funfair, a road meals space and stalls.
Birmingham Pleasure 2019