The Pink Picnic

Salford's annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans plus (LGBT+) Pride Celebration

Salford's annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) Pride Celebration.

Previous Major Sponsors


National Lottery (Camelot) has been running over the last past 18 years; its lottery model is now recognised as a global leader, as the most cost-effective lottery in Europe, with only around 4% of total revenue spent on operating cost that has been changing lives of its winners and communities that benefits from lottery funds.


New Gay Venue which opened its doors on the 25/09/2013 at 10 Canal Street. BarPop is owned and run by the legendary John 'Mr Poptastic' Hamilton, and boasts being one of the more popular nights in the village for students and all.


Salford City Council

Salford City Council exists to serve its residents and provides a complete and comprehensive range of services and facilities. The council's mission statement is "to create the best possible quality of life for the people of Salford."

Forever Manchester

Through generous contributions from individuals and businesses Forever Manchester strengthens communities and enrich local life by inspiring local people to do extraordinary things together.

City West Housing Trust

City West Housing Trust is a not-for-profit organisation owning 14,600 homes in West Salford. We take a ‘can do, will do’ approach to our work and are proud of our success so far. Our strong relationships with our customers and partners have helped us make significant improvements in our local communities.

Manchester Pride Community Fund

Manchester Pride has historically raised money for LGBT and HIV charities and projects within Greater Manchester and is one of the only UK Pride events to consistently do so. Since 2003, we have raised and distributed over £1.1million.

Salford University

The University of Salford mission and values aim to further enhance the University’s impact on society through an ambitious programme of University events; arts; cultural; community engagement, alumni engagement and fundraising.


Media Partner


The Beat of Gay UK, available on FM, DAB Digital Radio and Online. Or download the Gaydio app for iOS & Android devices. Broadcasting 24 hours a day with news on the hour, archive of past shows, all in Windows Media Player format. Also includes personals and chat.


Out IN Salford

Out in Salford is a citywide Network Group that support and liaise with the LGBT community across Salford and other communities around Greater Manchester.

The New Oxford

The New Oxford is an award winning real ale bar. Some awards the bar has achieved are:
The Campaign for Real Ale
Mild Challenge 2007 Champion Pub
The Publican food & Drink Awards 2009 – Beer Range Pub of the year finalist
Cask Marque – Certificate of Excellence in the serving of cask ales.

Sackville Lounge

A stylish, relaxing venue in Manchester's Gay Village serving premium drinks, tasty cocktails & excellent food.

Whether it’s a sumptuous meal, tasty buffet or simply drinks with a group of friends, we can cater for any celebration. You can hire the whole venue or simply choose certain areas. Let us create your perfect party!

The Old Pint Pot

The Old Pint Pot is a traditional riverside pub in Salford, just two minutes away from the Adelphi Campus five minutes away from Main Salford Uni Campus!

Barefoot Wine

Barefoot is a modern style of wine, which focusses on lifestyle and fun. The brand has an almost cult following of fun-loving, charity-supporting wine drinkers, who have been supporting the brand’s summer charity focus to build community spirit across the UK, and get people involved in clearing a number of UK beaches, in conjunction with the charity ‘surfers against sewage’.


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Salix Homes

Salix Homes is a multi-award winning social housing association, which manage around 10,500 council-owned properties across Central Salford and the Beechfarm and Rainsough Brow estates. Salix homes has the aim to provide a fresh and energetic approach to the management of your home.

Supporting Venues


Also including Thompsons Arms and Centre Stage

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