Join the Love Unites 2022 Parade!
The Love Unites Parade brings the spirit of Pride to the centre of Reading and provides an opportunity for groups, organisations and individuals to show their support for both Pride and the ongoing campaign for equality.
We are asking you to help us turn the Parade into a spectacle of noise and colour that cannot be missed! Be it drums, whistles, trumpets, music or dance; do whatever you can do to bring the parade to life. This is your opportunity to make our Parade stand out, with a real party atmosphere and for it to be an unforgettable experience, as we start Pride day with style.
Whilst restrictions for COVID-19 are currently relaxed and with a rising number of cases, we want to ensure the safety of our volunteers and everyone joining us in the Parade and Festival.
Face masks will be encouraged and recommended in the Love Unites Parade & Festival, however not mandatory.
Anyone can join our parade! If you are a group or organisation, planning on bringing a banner or would like to discuss promoting your business in the Parade please register using the booking form and consider making a donation to help keep it free.
Whoever you are, remember to be as colourful and loud as possible! Let's make this year the best Pride Parade Reading has ever seen!
Make a Donation
As Reading Pride is free for all to attend, but we must pay somehow. We rely on sponsorship and donations throughout the year. If you would like to donate to help keep us free, please use the link below.
Donations are taken into account when we arrange the positioning of groups in the parade.
Our suggested donation for a small business/organisation £50 and for larger business/organisation £100. These are just suggested amounts, we encourage you to donate as much as you can.
Route & Map
Meeting at Reading Station via South Entrance from 10:30am aiming for the Parade to set off at 11:15am. At approx 12pm the Parade will reach the festival site going via Kings Meadow Road and along the towpath until reaching the entrance of the site, please be prepared for security bag checks at this point.
Please Note: Full route and map will be announced nearer the time.