Thank you to everyone listed below, without whom we could not have organised Pride 2023:

Our funders:

Everyone who donated
National Lottery Awards for All Community Fund
Highland Council Inverness Common Good Fund
Magic Little Grants

Our sponsors:

Arnold Clark
GMB Union
Highland and Islands Climate Hub
LifeScan Scotland Ltd
Macleod and MacCallum
Meallmore Ltd
Parklands Care Homes
Prospect Union
The Highland Club
The Lighthouse Keepers Cottage
The Town Planner
UNISON Highland Healthcare Branch
Unite the Union

Our stall holders:

Age Scotland
Alzheimer Scotland
Arnold Clark
Autism Rights Group Highland (ARGH)
Cairngorms National Park Authority
Circus ArtSpace
Civil Nuclear Constabulary
Dopamine Dolls
Equality Network
Feis Rois (Highland Culture Collective)
Highland Senior Citizens Network
Highland Sexual Health
Highland Yoga Collective
Home Energy Scotland
Inari Collective
Inspiring Young Voices
Inverness Samaritans
Krissy Gibbs (Chill Zone)
LEAP Sports Scotland
LGBT Youth Scotland
Police Scotland
Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland (RASASH)
Scottish Association for Mental Health
Scottish Prison Service
Somewhere for Us magazine
Unique Skin Clinics
Waverley Care
Youth Highland

Our vendors:

Claire Carson face painter
Festival Pride Ltd
Highland Hog Roasts
Martins Sweets
Quirky Badgers

Our performers:

Midnight Majic DJ collective
Tuath and Littlest Chicken
Venus Guytrap

Our guest speakers:

Emma Roddick, MSP
Sarah Fanet, Highland Councillor

Our contractors:

Adam Fairbairn, Sound and Lighting
Alba Traffic Management
Granite Elite Ltd Security Services
Medical and Emergency Response Team (MERT) Highland
Toby Jennings, Prism Event Lighting

Our suppliers:

Acorn Signs Ltd
GBR Scotland (for the stage)
Go Outdoors
Highland Council Waste department
Highland Industrial Supplies
Inverness BID
LCC Live Event Services
Limelight Event Services
Lisa Lorenz Graphic Design
Mabey Hire
MacGregor Industrial supplies
Moray Fire Protection Ltd
Morrisons supermarket Inverness
PAC wristbands
TFH Gazebos

Our event partners:

Circus ArtSpace
Eden Court
Inverness Kiki Family
Queers without Fears DJ collective

Our Party in the Park venue proprietor:

Highlife Highland

Our event licence stakeholders:

Highland Council
Highlife Highland
Inverness BID
NHS Highland
Police Scotland
Scottish Ambulance Service
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

All our volunteers

And last but by no means least, the Highland Pride SCIO committee:

Cassie Greenford
Danni Woods
Graham Laughton
Rosemary Roscrow
Roz White
Sand Owsnett
Stephen Doyle
Tim Schroder

We’d also like to give a special mention and thanks to Kay Percy, former chair of Pride in Moray, and Deejay Bullock of Four Pillars (Grampian Pride), for their support.

And we want to give a MASSIVE THANK YOU to everyone who attended. We hoped you enjoyed Pride 2023!

Pride 2023 was organised by Highland Pride SCIO in conjunction with the Highland LGBT Forum