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May 23, 2013

This year's Big Weekend takes pride in the best local performers to produce the party in August

Manchester Pride has updated its weekend bill with performances from Kate Nash and Misha B, and regional talent from north-west England.

Pride has pledged support for the city’s local acts to bring a truly Big Weekend to the fans from 23 to 26 August.

May 1, 2012

Organizers have frozen prices to match Early Bird tickets for £15 for event in North West England

Manchester Pride organizers announced today tickets are on sale for the 22nd annual Big Festival and Pride Fringe weekends.

The event in North West England is one of the most popular Pride celebrations in the country.

The Big Festival weekend will take place the August bank holiday weekend, 24 to 27 August. Organizers have frozen ticket prices to match Early Bird tickets for £15.

Margarita Pracatan, the campy Cuban chanteuse who wows audiences with her own renditions of pop song favorites, will be headlining Pride Fringe from 17 to 23 August.