News 2017

July 2017

CITY’S ICONIC BUILDINGS TO SHINE A LIGHT ON DIVERSITY

Tuesday, July 18, 2017|

RAINBOW COLOURS WILL ILLUMINATE LANDMARK VENUES ACROSS LIVERPOOL CITY REGION FROM THIS THURSDAY _____________________________________________________________________________ Iconic buildings across Liverpool will be illuminated in rainbow colours this Thursday (20 July) as the city shines a light on diversity with the return of the spectacular Come Out of the Shadows. Last year, Liverpool Pride saw more than 30 buildings across [...]

BISHOP OF LIVERPOOL BECOMES A PATRON OF PRIDE 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017|

RT REV PAUL BAYES PRAISES LIVERPOOL PRIDE FOR ITS FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AND FOR CELEBRATING LGBT+ CULTURE ________________________________________________________________________________________________  Liverpool Pride today announces a new Patron for the 2017 festival which takes place over two packed days this month. The Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Rev Paul Bayes, says he is delighted to back the region’s [...]

LIVERPOOL PRIDE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF ‘WE ARE FAMILY’ PROGRAMME

Monday, July 3, 2017|

FREE FUN FILLED FAMILY FRIENDLY COMMUNITY FOCUSED SUNDAY EVENT RETURNS WITH HEADLINE ACT MARCUS COLLINS PLUS TONS OF FUN FAMILY ACTIVITIES! _____________________________________________________________________________________   We Are Family returns to Liverpool Pride for a second year this July following the rapturous response received from last year’s event. The free family friendly event drew a huge crowd in [...]

June 2017

LIVERPOOL PRIDE 2017 OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED WITH FULL PROGRAMME

Friday, June 23, 2017|

ATOMIC KITTEN, KIM MAZELLE, LIVIN’ JOY AND AUSTIN ARMACOST JOIN LINE UP ON THE SATURDAY FESTIVAL DAY.  MARCUS COLLINS, LET IT SHINE’S WINNING BAND 5 TO 5 AND JENNIFER JOHN WITH MERSEYSIDE BANDS HEADLINE SUNDAY’S WE ARE FAMILY DAY. ________________________________________________________________________________________ Liverpool Pride Festival returns for its eighth consecutive year in July with an exciting star-studded [...]

ATOMIC KITTEN STEP IN TO REPLACE MARC ALMOND AND HEADLINE LIVERPOOL PRIDE

Tuesday, June 20, 2017|

They topped the charts throughout the Noughties with a string of classic pop hits – and now the original Atomic Kitten line-up are back and will headline Liverpool Pride Festival 2017. The announcement comes following an unforeseen change to the headline act at this year’s festival, which had previously been confirmed as Soft Cell frontman Marc Almond. [...]

Image Call For Major City Centre Public Exhibition This Summer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017|

Liverpool Pride invites LGBT+ Ally communities to help us deliver a powerful and informative public exhibition in Liverpool City Centre showcasing our communities and supporting the ‘Come out of the Shadows’ campaign. LGBT+ communities are often bundled together as one community, though each has discernible needs, services, communities, interests and viewpoints. Whilst many of these [...]

March with Pride and Help Spread the Message of International Love

Monday, June 19, 2017|

ORGANISERS URGE INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANISATIONS TO SIGN UP AND MAKE THIS YEAR’S MARCH THE MOST ANIMATED TO DATE. _____________________________________________________________________________ The annual Pride March is expected to be one of the highlights of this year’s Liverpool Pride Festival, the region’s annual LGBT+ festival in association with headline sponsor Barclays. And organisers are inviting you to get [...]

City’s Iconic Buildings Come Out Of The Shadows Again

Wednesday, June 14, 2017|

RAINBOW COLOURS FOR ICONIC VENUES ACROSS THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION __________________________________________________________________________________ Liverpool Pride will shine a light on diversity again this summer with the return of the stunning project Come Out of the Shadows. Pride organisers are appealing for as many of Liverpool’s most iconic buildings, venues and city businesses as possible to join the [...]

WIN A TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO WITH MANCHESTER AIRPORT

Monday, June 5, 2017|

WIN A TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO COURTESY OF LIVERPOOL PRIDE SPONSOR MANCHESTER AIRPORT _________________________________________________________________________________ One lucky person is set to win a trip of a lifetime to San Francisco thanks to Liverpool Pride 2017’s Airport sponsor, Manchester Airport. The airport is offering the luxury trip to its newest destination. Flights between Manchester and San Francisco began [...]

May 2017

Barclays named as Headline Sponsor of Liverpool Pride 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017|

Liverpool Pride has announced, on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, that Barclays has signed up to be the headline sponsor of this year’s annual festival held in the City to champion the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The agreement makes Barclays, which has been named as a Stonewall Star Performer, the [...]