Manchester Pride 2015
Manchester Pride is a registered charity that campaigns for equality and challenges discrimination; creates opportunity for engagement and participation and celebrates lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) life.
The charity raises money for LGBT and HIV causes in the region by staging a number of events throughout the year including The Manchester Pride Festival.
The Manchester Pride Festival is an award-winning four-day event celebrating LGBT life. The event takes place in August, with The Big Weekend running from Friday 26 to Monday 29 August and the Parade on Saturday 27 August.
In 2015 Manchester Pride raised a record breaking £146,000 and The Big Weekend attracted acts and appearances from a range of artists, including Sir Ian McKellen, Dannii Minogue, Texas, Union J, Alesha Dixon and DJ Fresh.