You may have heard about the notorious raid on a drag ball at a temperance hall in Manchester in 1880? An article in The Guardian (Village People, 7 August 2004) refers to the incident, but it begins with the scene just over one hundred years later. In 1988 “Canal Street in Manchester city centre was […]
The experience of uncovering the widely misreported crowd figures at the Manchester Pride parade has given me a healthy scepticism towards anything I read in the press. A popular theme in the news these days is that the BBC is short of cash. But this is never put into a historical context. It seems that […]
In a surprise development last night, Phil Burke the chairman of the Village Business Association issued a statement.
FULL VIDEO REPORT COMING SOON The candlelight AIDS vigil on the final night of Manchester Pride has always been a key event and, to some people, the most important part.
More ticket prices prices have been announced for Manchester Pride 2008. Note that in many cases tickets are ‘subject to a booking and transaction fee’ (see below). ‘EARLY BIRD’ TICKET PRICE UP BY 25%
As the running costs of Manchester Pride continue to spiral out of control, it has emerged that anyone buying an ‘early bird’ ticket this year will pay £12.50. A 25% increase on last year’s price of £10.