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.

headline sponsors

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon is an investments company. They provide investment management, investment services and wealth management that help institutions and individuals succeed in markets all over the world.

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.

LGBT Consortium

The LGBT Consortium is a national specialist infrastructure and Membership organisation. They focus on the development and support of LGBT groups, organisations and projects so they can deliver direct services and campaign for individual rights.

Gold sponsors


Bupa's purpose is longer, healthier, happier lives. They do this by providing a broad range of healthcare services, support and advice to people throughout their lives. Bupa is a leading international healthcare group, they run care homes, health centres, dental centres and hospitals, offer personal and company health insurance and provide workplace health services, health assessments and chronic disease management services including health coaching. They are committed to making quality healthcare, focused on the patients needs, more affordable and accessible in the areas of wellness, chronic disease management and ageing. That’s why they have a broad range of products and services that you don’t need their health insurance to access.

Tesco’s Bags for Help

Bags of Help is Tesco’s exciting local grant scheme where the money raised from the government's 5p bag charge is being used to fund a large number of local projects to create or improve green spaces in communities' right across England, Scotland and Wales. These will range from building new parks and sports facilities, to woodland walks and community gardens: great places for there customers, colleagues and communities to enjoy.


Kellogg’s always trying to look for ways to brighten your future. That's why they work hard to provide you with good food that you’ll love. This commitment is sealed with the signature of their founder W.K. Kellogg on every product they make. So the only way you can be assured you’re serving a quality Kellogg’s cereal to your family is to look for that famous red signature on the box.

Silver Sponsors


TalkTalk is the UK’s leading value for money consumer and B2B telecoms provider. Their mission is to deliver affordable, reliable, simpleand fair services for everyone.

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.

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.


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Bronze sponsors

Building Equality

Building Equality is an alliance of construction organisations working together, and harnessing there collective power, to drive LGBT+ inclusion. They have presence across the UK, with 30+ organisations from the industry regularly participating in joint initiatives to support LGBT+ inclusion.

 The Greater Manchester members include: AECOM, Amey, Arcadis, Atkins, Arup, BAM, CIAT, CIOB, Civic Engineers, ISG, Jacobs, ICE, Kier, Laing O’Rourke, Mace, Mott MacDonald, RICS, Willmott Dixon, Wood, Turner & Townsend, WSP and WYG.

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.


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.


ForHousing owns and manages 24,000 homes in Fylde, Knowsley, Oldham and Salford. They provide housing management services on behalf of West Cheshire.

United Utilities

United Utilities, the North West's water company - keeps the taps flowing and the toilets flushing for 3 million homes and 200,000 businesses across the region. 

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