It's girl group central at Manchester Pride

Manchester Pride brings girl power to the Big Weekend this August, as they announce noughties favourites Atomic Kitten, attitude-packed vocal trio, Stooshe, and Big Weekend favourite Lucy Spraggan, as the next additions to the Festival line-up. Manchester DJ legend, Graeme Park, is also set to perform at the Big Weekend, which will take place from Friday 28th to Monday 31st August. Atomic Kitten 1 vibrant colour  (2) These latest acts join Texas, DJ Fresh, Union J and Andy Butler with many more acts set to be announced every Friday until the full line up is revealed in July. Famous for hits including The Tide Is High and Whole Again, Atomic Kitten were one of the biggest British pop groups of the early noughts. After reuniting on ITV’s The Big Reunion, Kerry, Natasha and Liz are now setting out on their first Arena tour since getting back together in 2013. “We’re really pleased to be welcoming back Lucy Spraggan again following the popularity of her performance last year, she is a big crowd favourite. Parky is the perfect addition to the line-up due to his Manchester roots. It’s great to be able to such a Haçienda legend to the Big Weekend and Stooshe’s catchy pop songs and strong image are sure to get the crowds excited. I know I’ll be singing along to Black Heart," said Manchester Pride's Chief Executive Mark Fletcher. 5_YJZmdkBz3HWJ9lhguxuUThTwR0TJfcrROysYhHAko The Big Weekend tickets are currently priced at £22 for a weekend ticket, £12.50 for day tickets and children's tickets are also available from £5 Ticket provides guests with access to the event site, including the Main Arena, Sackville Gardens, the Gaydio Dance Arena and the Expo and help Manchester Pride raise money for LGBT and HIV charities and organisations in Greater Manchester. For more information visit the new Big Weekend website. To find out more about the Manchester Pride you can follow the charity on Twitter @manchesterpride or visit the website at For more information or to book Exclusive Gay Travel packages visit