In a burst of colour, the Bristol Pride returned for the eighth time to England’s 10th largest city today.
Enjoying warm temperatures and blue skies, the parade kicked off at 11am in Castle Park. Over 6,000 people marched.
A huge success, organizers confirmed the free festival area was at full capacity at 4.30pm this afternoon.
Performers taking to the stage in the Bristol Amphitheatre and At-Bristol’s Millennium Square later this evening include Crush singer Jennifer Paige and pop rock trio Busted.
For more info read her our mini guide of the day here.
Daryn Carter, festival director told Gay Star News: ‘There was an absolutely incredible turnout for Bristol Pride today.
‘There was our biggest ever crowd in attendance, with over 6,000 people joining the parade which saw people of all ages coming to gather to celebrate our own diversity our community.
‘There’s been a fantastic atmosphere the whole of pride day with record numbers attending the main day festival.
‘Over 30,000 people visited Pride today and we are still going. The support and love at Bristol Pride today has been overwhelming – let love shine!’