Whether you’re a big brand or a small business, supporting Leeds Pride has many benefits to your company.
Thousands of people headed to Millennium Square to start off the celebrations last year and thousands more lined the streets to watch the parade which alone had over 120 entries. The main event on Lower Briggate attracted over 55,000 people and an even bigger reach on social media, local media and radio. Supporting Leeds Pride also demonstrates your support for the LGBT community to your employee networks, potential customers and client base.
LEEDS PRIDE – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW!
Leeds Pride 2019 will take place on Sunday 4th August so make sure you save the date. The main event on the Sunday will start with 2 hours of entertainment in Millennium Square, followed by a parade through the city centre and 5 hours of entertainment on Lower Briggate to finish off an incredible weekend.
Leeds Pride is Yorkshire’s biggest celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans life. Running since 2006 and is now the largest Pride in the UK to still be a completely free event with over 55,000 people attending last year. It is also considered the UK’s friendliest Pride. The celebrations are run by a skilled team of volunteers with close links to local Leeds LGBT community and the event is funded through community fundraising, grant funding and sponsorship agreements with national brands.
Over the Leeds Pride weekend there will be a whole host of events celebrating love, equality, sexuality and gender identity across the city. This is the 13th year that Leeds Pride has taken place and it undoubtedly makes a huge contribution to the local economy with thousands of people choosing to visit the city on Leeds Pride weekend.