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Parade Day FAQ


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What format will the event take?

The main day event consists of a parade march (11am) and entertainment on the 28th Aug 21. Those who have registered for the march will get priority entry to Roman lawn events. Following the march there is a 'first come-first served' entry. There is limited numbers due to safety.

Where and when it will take place?

Date: 28th August 2021

Event Registration: 8:30am - 10:30am outside Biggin Hall.

Event Start: 11:00am

March Start: 11:00 am  -  Riverside Green, Maison Dieu Rd, Dover

March End:  11:45 am  -  Roman Lawn, Dover

Event End (at Roman Lawn): 4:00 pm

Will there be a Pride Café?

Yes, we will be hosting the Dover Pride Café at Biggin Hall throughout the day. There will be workshops available and activities available suitable for kids and families.

Will it be a parade or an event?

Our parade march will take place before our ticketed event at our event space at the Roman Lawn. There will be time to set-up for the parade before the start of the march.

Are there any requirements for the march?

The march is for anybody who is 16y+. Anyone younger will need to be accompanied by an adult.

What is planned at Roman Lawn venue?

The Roman Lawn will have our entertainment stage, a bar, our sponsor tables and various LGBT organisations and additional vendors. This venue is for anybody who is 16y+. Anyone younger will need to be accompanied by an adult. Anyone buying alcohol will be ID'd.

What space might be available e.g., will there be space for us to bring vehicles along?

There are restrictions on bringing vehicles onto the event space and no parking is available on the road leading up to the site itself. The nearest parking will be located at the Stembrook Street Car Park (near Pencester Park).

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Will there be accessible toilets and amenities?

Yes there will be several toilets available at the event. An additional accessible toilet for wheelchair holders will be located nearby the Roman Lawn in Dover.

Will the event be marshalled?

Yes, both the march and event will be.

Will there be tickets to the event and where do we sign in?

Yes for the march parade participants sign in will occur at Biggin Hall from 8:30am.

For those attending the Roman Lawn event and celebrations sign in will be at the event entrance on the day.

Are there any places to go after the event finishes (after 4pm)?