A Summer of Pride!

Publish Date: 23/06/2014

Pride season is in full swing, and we’ve had lots of you ask us what’s coming up. Here’s a list of all (that we know of!) Pride events happening this Summer across the North West. Open up those calendar apps, or grab that diary – it’s going to be a busy Summer! Always check official websites for the latest updates.

28th June TAMESIDE PRIDE
The first ever Tameside Pride takes place at Broadoak & Smallshaw Community Centre, Broadoak Road, Ashton under Lyne,OL6 8RS.Wristbands available £5.00 each. Latest info via Tameside & Oldham Gay Society: www.togs.org.uk

26th July  OLDHAM PRIDE
Oldham’s 10th Pride will take place on Saturday 26th July at Gallery Oldham with stalls between 12.30pm and 4.00pm. There is also a parade at 11.45am at Town Square outside the Spindles Shopping Centre. oldhamlgbtconsortium@outlook.com

27th July SALFORD PEEL PARK PINK PICNIC
Peel Park on the Crescent. Stalls from different LGBT Groups, music and refreshments. Contact: info@peelparkpicnic.org.uk  or www.peelparkpinkpicnic.org.uk

2nd August LIVERPOOL PRIDE
Variety of different events, from the parade, to an art exhibition showing LGBT work. www.liverpoolpride.co.uk

August MANCHESTER PRIDE FRINGE
Celebrating the full diversity of LGBT life through art, sport, culture and more. www.manchesterpride.com

15th August QUAKERS AT MANCHESTER PRIDE
Manchester Quakers are again holding a ceilidh for Manchester Pride. The Ceilidh will be held 7-10.30pm at Central Manchester Quaker Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester on the 15th August. Stalls will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. To reserve your place email: quakermanchesterpride@hotmail.co.uk

22 August to 25 August MANCHESTER PRIDE BIG WEEKEND
Free Events: Manchester Pride Parade - Saturday 23 August, George House Trust Candlelit Vigil - Monday 25 August. Big Weekend Spring Release Tickets are £18 available online, over the phone and from a number of venues in the Village until Saturday 31 May 2014. You can buy tickets using credit or debit card by calling 0843 208 1844. Official ticket outlets in The Village, where you can buy Tickets in person: Clone Zone, Taurus, G-A-Y, VIA, New York, New York, Thompson Arms.
www.manchesterpride.com

27th September WARRINGTON PRIDE
Queens Gardens, Warrington. Email: info@lgbtwarrington.co.uk or go to www.warringtonpride.com

27th September PRESTON PRIDE
In front of Harris Museum, in the centre of Preston. Live Music from different genres, rock, pop, disco, and delicious foods. www.prestonpride.com

4th October CHESTER PRIDE
Grosvenor Park followed by after parties in gay friendly venues. There will also be a colourful Chester Pride parade through the city centre. Contact: info@chesterpride.co.uk OR http://chesterpride.co.uk/