We’re excited to be teaming up with Manchester Pride to be brighten up the streets of Manchester this week. The festival, which takes place over four days in Manchester city centre every August bank holiday (23 – 26 August), will be given an exciting new format which organisers hope will extend the reach of the event and create new touch points for all LGBT+ people across Greater Manchester and beyond. The event will be made up of six elements; the Candlelit Vigil, the Superbia Weekend, the Gay Village Gathering, Manchester Pride Parade, Youth Pride MCR and Manchester Pride Live, formerly The Big Weekend.

Manchester Pride is one of the leading LGBT charities in the UK and its work aims to challenge discrimination, advance LGBT equality and celebrate its culture. Traditionally, the community has been collectively represented by the famous 6 stripe rainbow flag, designed by Gilbert Baker in 1978, however in recent the years, it has evolved into lots of different sub cultures, with each one creating and identifying with their own icons and flags. We’re proud to be giving these icons a chance to shine – adding some much needed colour to the streets with this brilliantly vibrant poster artwork!