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.

Grant funders

The National Lottery

The Big Lottery Fund funds projects and activities that make communities stronger and more vibrant, and that are led by the people who live in them. The  support charities, community groups, and people with great ideas - local or national, large or small. They also bring people and groups together: to share experiences, learn from each other and try new ways of working.


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."

Gold Sponsor

Achieve Salford Recovery Services

Achieve are determined to make a real difference to the lives of people affected by drug and alcohol use, their families and communities in Salford.

NHS Greater Manchester Mental Health

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust shaping the best mental health care for our communities in Salford, Manchester and beyond.

Salford CVS

Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

Forever Manchester

Forever Manchester is a charity that raises money to fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester.

Silver Sponsor

Salix Homes

Salix Homes is a multi-award winning social housing provider based in Salford, Greater Manchester. We’re a not-for-profit charitable organisation who put our customers at the heart of everything we do, from investing in our homes and communities, to how we go about providing our services.

Bronze Sponsor

Salford Clinical Commissioning Group

In April 2013, the NHS went through the biggest changes to its structure during its 65-year history. Clinical Commissioning Groups were introduced giving GPs responsibility over the majority of local health services.

Salford University

The University of Salford is a friendly, vibrant and pioneering university based in Greater Manchester

Pendleton Together

Pendleton Together took over the day-to-day management of homes owned by Salford City Council. As part of our regeneration project, more than 1,600 new homes are being built, and 1,250 existing homes are being given a makeover.


Seddon carries out development, building, and maintenance services across the UK through a network of four regional offices. With a turnover in excess of £200 million, the company is a family-owned and managed business spanning five generations of the Seddon family.


Manchester Pride

Manchester Pride is a charity which campaigns for equality; challenges discrimination; creates opportunity for engagement and participation; celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life; and fundraises to enrich and empower LGBT organisations, charities and communities in Greater Manchester.

Bar Sponsor


BarPop is a Canal Street venue 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.



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Salford City Unison 

Salford City UNISON branch is run by its members for its members.  All members of the Branch can attend Annual General Meeting (AGMs), vote and stand in Branch elections and get involved in our campaigns and activities.

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’.

Middlewood Locks

Middlewood Locks is an exciting new waterside neighbourhood for living and working. Located next to Salford Central railway station in the heart of Greater Manchester, it offers community spirit with the buzz of a big city; a place to do business, and a new destination with shops, hotels, restaurants and bars, public open spaces. Spinningfields, the Central Business District of Manchester, is less than a 10-minute walk away.

Pets At Home Salford

We are the UK’s leading pet specialist, providing pet owners with all their needs; food, accessories, vet and grooming services. Pets are the heartbeat of our business and we aim to share our knowledge and passion to help pets and their owners live long and happy lives together.

Pets At Home Salford are here to share pet-related news, events and fun posts with local pet-lovers. We will run free competitions from time-to-time so keep an eye on our page!

Monton Unitarian Church

Our church is open to all who wish to worship and explore their faith with an open mind, in a spirit of free inquiry. It has its roots in Liberal Christianity, but seeks to discover and build upon the best in many religious, philosophies and approaches to life.

Monton Unitarian Church in Salford has a same sex wedding licence and offers services to the LGBT+ community.

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