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All the road closures today for Norwich Pride

PUBLISHED: 07:37 27 July 2019 | UPDATED: 14:09 27 July 2019

Norwich Pride Picture: Nick Butcher

Norwich Pride Picture: Nick Butcher

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As the city transforms into a sea of rainbows, don't leave yourself feeling blue by getting stuck in Pride Day traffic.

Road Closures for Norwich Pride Credit: Google Maps/Norwich City CouncilRoad Closures for Norwich Pride Credit: Google Maps/Norwich City Council

Norwich Pride returns on Saturday, July 27 and as well as coinciding with Norfolk Day this year is also extra special as it marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots.

The fun begins from 10am with stalls and entertainment in Chapelfield Gardens and The Forum and there will be speeches from the Lord Mayor and the Chair of Norwich Pride from City Hall at 12.45pm.

The main event of the day is the Pride March which leaves cCity Hall at 1pm and will feature the Vibe City Street Brass and the Norwich Samba Band.

This year, there will be three pride flags and Pride Cymru have also loaned their 30-metre transgender flag and there will also be an original Gilbert Baker Flag who was the man that designed the first rainbow flag at the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade in 1978.

Norwich Pride Credit: Roo PittNorwich Pride Credit: Roo Pitt

The March will begin at City Hall, go along St Peter's Street, down Gaol Hill, along Exchange Street, down Bedford Street, right onto London Street, then onto Davey Place, along Gentleman's Walk and then up to Theatre Street ending in Chapelfield Gardens.

The march will be followed by the Pride Show on the main stage and acoustic tent in Chapelfield Gardens from 1.50pm and includes Aaron Carty's Beyonce Experience, The Squirrels, who appeared on the 2018 series of The X Factor, and a Spoken Word Showcase.

READ MORE: All you need to know ahead of Norwich Pride 2019



These roads will be closed between 11am and 3.30pm:

Norwich Pride route 2019Norwich Pride route 2019

Bedford Street

Bethel Street

Brigg Street

Castle Street

Chantry Road

Chapelfield East

Chapelfield North

Davey Place

Exchange Street

Gaol Hill

Gentlemans Walk

Haymarket

Hay Hill

Little London Street

Lobster Lane

London Street (between Bedford Street and Guildhall Hill)

Malthouse Road

Rampant Horse Street

St Giles Street

St Peters Street

Swan Lane

Theatre Street

White Lion Street

William Booth Street

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