This four-day festival celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life, culminating in the Big Weekend with 72 hours of non-stop partying and fundraising in Manchester's Gay Village from 10pm, Friday 22nd until midnight, Monday 25th August 2014.
There's loads of live performances on offer over the Big Weekend, in the Main Arena, Sackville Garde, and the Dance Arena.
Latest additions are Lucy Spraggan, Neon Jungle, Conchita, Marcus Collins, MDNGHT, Rowetta, Stewart Lewis, Twisted Tubes, Kelli-Leigh, Kidnap Kid, TCTS, Sian Bennett, Jodie Harsh, Meat Free, Shauna Mackin, 4th State, Andrew Clarke, Andrew Ridal, Hayley Rae Christian, Ikenna, Lucas Primmer, Ryan Jagger, Squiffy, The Road Crew, Vanity Von Glow, and Wolf.
The first acts confirmed were All Saints, Anastacia, Foxes, Heather Peace, Jamie Bull, Junior J, Kimberly Wyatt, Krystal Klear, Misha B, MNEK, Sarah Louise, Syron, Amity, Drop the Mustard, Holloway, Jesca Hoop, Manbears, Proms in the Park, Redd, Seamus Haji, and SRJ Band.
The early bird offer has ended. Big Weekend tickets are currently priced at £22 for a weekend ticket. Day tickets are also on sale and start at £12.50. Child's Day & Weekend tickets priced at £7.50 are now on sale too!
The Big Weekend includes a main stage with live acts, cabaret stage, dance tent, sport zone, the largest ever mass blessing demonstrating for equal partnership rights, Lifestyle Expo (where you can get free holistic therapies or find about health needs), women's space, street and circus entertainment, market stalls and all the bars and clubs in Manchester's famous Gay Village.
The theme for this year's Manchester Pride Parade is Love.
More information will be here when available.
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