The Isle of Wight celebrated its first ever Pride event on Saturday.

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Thousands of people gathered on the streets of Ryde to watch the parade weave its way through the town, down Union Street and onto the Esplanade.

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There was live music throughout the day with a stage set up on the beach.

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Hovertravel even put on a special charter to the Island from Southsea, landing on the sand at Ryde beach.

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There were live performances on the sand, before the event rounded off with an after-party at the Balcony nightclub.

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