Details revealed of road closures for Blackpool Pride

Blackpool's promenade will be closed for a time this weekend for this year's Pride celebrations.

Blackpool Wyre and Fylde Pride Festival takes place over Saturday and Sunday, featuring headliners Natasha Hamilton of Atomic Kitten, The Cheeky Girls and stars from Ru Paul's Drag Race will also perform.

The promenade will close on Saturday for the main parade.

It will be closed to traffic from 09:30-12:00 BST between Springfield Road and Burlington Road West.

The festival parade will start from 11:00 at Sandcastle Waterpark and finish at North Pier.

The theme for parade this year is "together we are stronger".

Drivers are being advised to allow extra time for their journey.

 

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