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APPLICATIONS

REGISTER TO DONATE

Manchester Pride is a grant-giving charity that campaigns for the advancement of LGBT+ equality, celebrates LGBT+ life and creates opportunities that engage LGBT+ people so that they can thrive. 

Every penny raised for the Manchester Pride Fund goes directly towards supporting LGBT+ causes in Greater Manchester.

If you're interested in fundraising for us, you can get involved by requesting a collection tin for yourself or your business/organisation. Click below to fill out an application form.

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PERFORM

Each year, we offer artists the chance to perform on our stages. This is a great opportunity to showcase you or your band to thousands of people at the Festival. 

WHAT TO SEND US:
If you would like a chance to perform on one of our stages, please email: perform@manchesterpride.com with the following:

1. Links to live performance,  we don't book any artist without seeing what you can do live.

2. Links to your website and your artist Social Media accounts  

3. FIVE words to describe yourself as an artist or group

4. If you are a DJ, please send links to your Soundcloud / Mixcloud pages

PLEASE DO NOT SEND A LENGTHY BIO

As we are a charity, we ask those who perform to kindly donate their fee to the Manchester Pride Fund. We are, however able to pay reasonable out of pocket expenses.

The artist team assess every submission that comes in. However, due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to contact the artists we would like to book.

If we haven't contacted you this time, thank you for your interest and we'll keep your details on file.

MANCHESTER PRIDE BRAND PACK

We love to see businesses getting involved with the Manchester Pride Festival each year, so we've put together this handy brand pack to help you get in to the spirit of the Festival and to show ways in which you can support the charity. You can download the pack HERE.
With thanks to our sponsors
  • AC Hotel City Centre
  • AC Hotel by Marriott
  • ARM
  • Autotrader
  • Boohoo
  • Boohoo Man
  • Bruntwood
  • Coca-Cola
  • Co-op
  • Co-op Bank
  • Dakota Manchester
  • Diva
  • DLA Piper
  • Electricity North West
  • Enterprise
  • Gaydio
  • Gay Times
  • Hits Radio
  • Holiday Inn
  • Hotel Football
  • Hotel Indigo
  • I Love MCR
  • Jury's Inn
  • Malmaison
  • Mustard Media
  • One Agency
  • Pure Gym
  • Radisson Blu Edwardian
  • Renaissance Manchester City Centre
  • Swinton
  • TfGM
  • Thomas Cook
  • Unite Students
  • Whitworth Locke