Hundreds gather to celebrate the first Romford Pride

PUBLISHED: 12:00 30 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:09 30 July 2018

Romford Pride, Havering's first ever LGBT+ event took place with a march along South Street. Picture: Ellie Hoskins

Romford Pride, Havering's first ever LGBT+ event took place with a march along South Street. Picture: Ellie Hoskins

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A town centre was transformed with technicolour as the LGBTQ+ community celebrated the borough’s very first Pride event at the weekend.

Rainbow flags were proudly waved at Romford Pride on Saturday as supporters marched through South Street to mark the occasion.

Drag queens, members of the community as well as organisations such as the Queen’s Theatre and The Outside Project which helps LGBTQ+ people who are homeless, led the way as onlookers continued to cheer.

Visitors on the day were also able to enjoy market stalls, music from live performers and a fun fair.

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