Audio slideshow: 40 years of London gay pride marches

Saturday's Pride London event will mark the 40th annual gay pride march in the capital.

Images depicting London's gay pride parades over the last four decades are on display in bars across Soho, in central London.

Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell talked about organising the first UK Gay Pride Rally in July 1972.

Photos courtesy of Peter Tatchell, Hall-Carpenter Archives, John Chesterman, Peter Wicker, Pride London, Press Association (PA) and Getty Images.

Slideshow production by Andy Dangerfield.

BBC London


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