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Leicester Pride 2020 cancelled due to pandemic

May 21, 2020

Organisers of Leicester Pride, one of the city’s biggest and most colourful events, have announced that the 2020 event, which was due to take place on Saturday, September 5, has been cancelled due to coronavirus.

The statement said: ‘We are sad to announce that Leicester Pride 2020, which was to take place this summer, will be postponed until Saturday, September 4, 2021.

‘Following government guidelines regarding COVID-19 and social distancing, we would not be able to guarantee a safe place for everyone involved.

‘The health and safety of our team, our contractors, sponsors, volunteers and of course, you, our community is paramount.

‘While we are sure that unfortunately, this will come as no surprise to most people, we are truly saddened to have to make this announcement.

‘Stay safe and we look forward to welcoming you all back to Victoria Park for Leicester Pride 2021.’

Leicester Pride 2021 will take place on Saturday, September 4. For more info, visit their website