Manchester Pride Festival Programme:
AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND, 28th – 31st August 2020
GAY VILLAGE PARTY, 28th – 31st August 2020
As always, the heart of Manchester Pride Festival remains firmly in The Gay Village, where Manchester Pride will celebrate LGBTQ+ life with an incredible line-up of community talent, performances, The Expo, markets, amazing food & drink, parties amongst the Village venues and much more.
MANCHESTER PRIDE PARADE, 29th August 2020
The annual Manchester Pride Parade will fill the streets with colour on Saturday 29th August as Manchester marches and protests for LGBTQ+ equality, with hundreds of thousands gathering to cheer them on along the way. Keep an eye out for this year’s Parade theme announcement!
MANCHESTER PRIDE LIVE, 29th – 30th August 2020
After a phenomenal inaugural year, Manchester Pride Live will return to Mayfield from Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th August, where the charity will celebrate with another stellar line-up of international talent across multiple stages, plus fun activities, fantastic food & drink and lots more to be announced.
YOUTH PRIDE MCR, 29th – 30th August 2020
Youth Pride MCR is an event especially curated for LGBTQ+ young people aged 16 to 25 aimed at creating a safe and nourishing space where the younger members of the community enjoy a variety of exciting performances and activities.
THE SUPERBIA WEEKEND, 28th – 30th August 2020
The Superbia Weekend is Manchester Pride Festival’s free-to-attend, alcohol-free space offering a weekend of culturally rich LGBTQ+ celebrations spanning, art, film, performance, conversation and more.
THE CANDLELIT VIGIL, 31st August 2020
The Candlelit Vigil will continue to close the four days with a moment of reflection in Sackville Gardens. The home of Alan Turing and the Beacon of Hope will again be turned into a sea of flickering candles as Manchester remembers those lost to HIV, those who are suffering, those who are persecuted, and recognise the many challenges that are still faced by LGBTQ+ communities here and around the world.
To find out more about Manchester Pride follow the charity on Twitter @manchesterpride or visit the website at manchesterpride.com.