Radio 1Xtra DJ Adele Roberts and Great British Bake Off’s John Whaite hosted this year’s walk which included live entertainment and a picnic in the Royal Pavilion Gardens for the hundreds of families and fundraising teams.
Research conducted by Stonewall shows that 99 per cent of young people reg
ularly hear phrases like ‘that’s so gay’ or ‘you’re so gay’ in school. These insults can have a devastating impact on young people’s self-esteem and confidence. Stonewall’s campaign,
Gay: Let’s Get the Meaning Straight, is helping schools and young people tackle this abuse and put a stop to homophobic language. Over £65,000 has already been raised, with more expected to come in over the coming weeks to reach our £75,000 target.
We’re incredibly grateful to everyone who took part and supported the Walk in this very special year.If you’d like to make a donation to the event, it’s not too late to do so. Please click here to make a donation.
Find out more about why we’re walking
Tips and ideas to make your fundraising a success
Amazing fundraising prizes
Present and past celebrity hosts tell us why they walk
Details of the day’s schedule