Manchester Pride - August 2005

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Manchester Gay Pride 2005

Manchester has a massive gay scene, or village as its best known. It is centred around the cities famous Canal Street. The largest gay event is of course the very colourful and flamboyant Pride festival, which run’s over 10 days in August. The main day of which is on the Summer Bank Holiday Saturday, this year 27th August.

Over 200,000 people lined the streets to watch the parade. Sexy party boys and girls from all corners of the diverse gay scene brightened up the streets in there wild and wacky costumes. Entrants this year included a major first from the Army, the Royal Air Force, a Mountain Rescue Team, Royal Bank of Scotland and the posh department store Selfridges.

Over £115,000 was raised for charity.

Visit the Manchester Pride web site for more photos and info on next years event:

And loads more photos to view on the Federation web site Federation and

Also check out Manchester’s biggest gay nightclub and its sister bar Queer


A big special thanks to my sponsors of this event:

Federation, Uni Challenge,,,, Selfridges and OZ Promotions