Chester’s Disability Pride Parade is launching this year’s Kaleidoscope Week – everyone is welcome!

The parade is your chance to dance, parade, move, sing and raise awareness of the 14.1 million disabled people living in the UK.

We will congregate on Eastgate Street in Chester (Outside of Bella Italia). We will then move to underneath the Eastgate Clock and start parading towards Grosvenor Park. Bring your banners and flags and any instruments you play to make lots of noise.

Once we arrive at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre there will be time to eat, relax, and use the toilets/changing space at the park pavilion.

Feel free to bring a picnic along – and the bar at the park will be open for hot and cold drinks.

After lunch a dance performance by a professional theatre company Dark Horse Theatre based in Huddersfield.

Dark Horse Theatre produce work to tour nationally that is visually impactful and has a reputation of surprise, innovation and the ability to reverse expectations. Dark Horse’s mission is for people with learning disabilities to be given the equality of opportunity to train and work in the performing arts.

Please note that road closures are being put in place for this parade to happen. Your blue badges can still be used and St John Street can be used to park. The journey from the Eastgate Clock to Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre is approx. 7 mins (on foot) however we have allowed longer for the parade to move into the park.


The parade kicks off Kaleidoscope at Storyhouse, a week celebrating neurodiversity and the talents of people living with a disability.

Read about the first Disability Pride Parade which took place in 2019 here.

Time details

10.30am - 2pm

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