Manchester Pride Update 2021

Martyn News

Manchester Pride is one of our highlight events of the summer and we love to participate in the Pride Parade through a city with so much engineering heritage. Sadly we’ve learned the decision to cancel the main parade and run a series of mini parade in much smaller groups and without the crowd.

We don’t feel this offers the best fit with our vision to empower LGBT+ engineers and represent LGBT+ to the city of Manchester, as we would only be able to offer tiny number of people to march. We feel it’s really important to bring the diversity of our engineers together, often joining with our partner showing off what “we” all contribute towards. But we will be back again in 2022 in force, and we will try offer socials in person as soon as its safe and fully inclusive ….

You can see the full statement from Manchester Pride here