Thousands of people are expected to gather for the Foyle Pride Parade in Derry today.

The parade departs from the Railway Station in the Waterside at 2pm.

It will then make its way over to the city centre and down to Guildhall Square, where there will be entertainment.

Organisers have invited the Derry public to join them today.

"Come march with us!

"We are gathering at Waterside Train Station at 1pm with the parade leaving at 2pm sharp!

"Bring your colour, whistles, drums and song!

"A gentle reminder that business branding is not permitted. See you soon!!"

The Foyle Pride Festival has over the past week been hosting numerous events in the lead up to this weekend’s parade.

Highlights have included Football versus Homophobia at the Brandywell, the premiere of ‘Ulster Alien’ at the Alley Theatre in Strabane and a Gender Reveal Party at the Old Ulster Bank building.

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