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Idahot Events

Running, Discussing, Drinking - Do It With Pride

Get involved with Manchester Pride’s events to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) which takes place on Saturday 17 May.

Run With Pride

Be part of Manchester Pride’s first ever team entry in the BUPA Great Manchester Run on Sunday 18 May. Raise Manchester Pride’s profile in the city, raise money or just raise a cheer to encourage all the runners who are doing their bit for Pride.

  1. To enter the race, click here.
  2. Then create a Just Giving sponsorship page here.
  3. And finally, join up with Team Pride here.

Discuss With Pride

Expect a lively debate with strong opinions and impassioned argument at the Discuss With Pride event on Wednesday 14 May at Media City. Speakers include LGBT activist; Peter Tatchell and former Head of Drama at BBC North; Phil Collinson. What’s more, the event is free but donations are welcome.

Register your attendance at the event here

Drink With Pride

Across Manchester, bars are competing to produce the best Pride-inspired cocktail. For every one of these cocktails bought, the venue will donate £1 to the Manchester Pride Community Fund. So, in the name of charity, why not try out one (or more) of these cocktails? 

  • The Alchemist on New York Street Twist and Pop - A delicious cocktail topped with popping candy
  • The Blackdogs Rainbow Rum Punch - A Pride take on a Blackdog classic
  • Apotheca Sparkle and Shine - This one goes down nicely
  • El Capo Starry Eyed - Does what it says on the tin
  • The Whiskey Jar The Pink Panther - A real strawberry treat
  • The Garratt A Rosy Affair - Only £3.50
  • Gorilla Elderflower Gimlet - A refreshing gin-based number
  • Taurus Polly’s Pride Passion - Vodka and flamboyance in a glass
  • Via & Polari Magic 8 Ball - Definitely some magic in here

Don’t forget to take a picture and tell the world about your top tipple via twitter, Instagram or Facebook #drinkwithpride

Vote for your favourite here.


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