2019 Atlanta Pride Parade and Reception

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Civic Center MARTA Station

435 West Peachtree Street Northwest

Atlanta, GA 30308

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Join the British Consulate-General in its fifth year of Atlanta Pride parade participation, followed by a reception at the Hotel Clermont

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The British Consulate-General Atlanta is looking forward to representing the UK Government in its sixth year of participation in Atlanta Pride. As one of the most progressive countries in Europe for LGBT rights, with more than 60 annual Pride events held in cities across the UK and 26 cities across the Americas, active participation in local Pride events demonstrates the UK’s global leadership as advocates for LGBTQ+ and human rights.

Note the following itinerary for Atlanta Pride:

Sunday, 13 October

~11:00 a.m. Parade Assembly

Meet the British Consulate-General at the staging area near the Civic Center MARTA Station. Monitor the Consulate’s Twitter at @UKinAtlanta on the day of the parade for information on the group’s location.

At this time, members of the British contingent will receive Love Is GREAT t-shirts, costumes (optional), flags, banners, signs, balloons, beads, temporary tattoos, and more as promotional collateral. A photographer will also be on hand to capture images of the group during staging and marching.

3:00p.m. Afternoon Tea and Rooftop Drinks Reception

Join us along with contingents from Canada, Wales, and Québec after Atlanta Pride for a Reception at the Hotel Clermont and the announcement of the winners of our silent auctions.

Hotel Clermont

789 Ponce De Leon Ave

Atlanta, GA 30306 (map)

For transportation to the reception, we have provided $10 in Uber credits for attendees - use the following code to claim: https://event.uber.com/claim/?code=ec9jqrt

Dress: Wear your Pride clothes

On the run-up to Atlanta Pride, the British Consulate-General Atlanta is holding an online auction for a chance to win three great prizes:

1. ‘Music Man’ by Romero Britto, Limited Edition 16”x 20” digital fine art print on canvas with diamond dust. Signed recto by artist and Sir Elton John

2. A pair of Premium Economy US-UK tickets on Virgin Atlantic (with an upgrade to Upper Class, if space permits),

3. An overnight stay in a suite at the Hotel Clermont

100% of the proceeds will go to Elton John AIDS Foundation, a non-profit supporting those living with, at risk of, or affected by HIV/AIDS. For more information and the chance to win, visit: http://go.rallyup.com/bcga2019

We are looking forward to seeing you at the British Consulate-General’s celebration of Atlanta Pride 2019!

Here are some last minute details and reminders:

Please plan to arrive at 12:00 noon on Sunday – staff will be on site at the Civic Centre MARTA Station with signage to direct you to our contingent. If for some reason you are unable to locate our staff, we will be near the Social Security Administration building; look for the Union Jack car. We expect to begin marching at 1:00 PM, completing the parade by approximately 2:30 PM at the Charles Allen Gate of Piedmont Park.

At the parade’s end, we will continue on to the Hotel Clermont for the reception. Staff will facilitate your transportation, but please use the following Uber code, which is good for $10 toward your ride to the hotel:

https://event.uber.com/claim/?code=ec9jqrt

The reception will be held on the rooftop of the Hotel Clermont, and refreshments and cocktails will be provided. Please note that children are not permitted on the rooftop. In the event of inclement weather, we will communicate alternative arrangements for the reception.

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Civic Center MARTA Station

435 West Peachtree Street Northwest

Atlanta, GA 30308

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