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Get Ready to Break Out for Manchester Pride

Get Ready to Break Out for Manchester Pride

Manchester Pride is looking for teams of people to get involved in an exciting fundraising event taking place in May.

The LGBT+ charity, responsible for The Manchester Pride Festival, which includes the annual Pride Parade and The Big Weekend in August, is looking for people to solve a series of puzzles and mysteries in a live escape room charity event on Wednesday 2nd May in partnership with Breakout Manchester. 

Teams of up to five must pit their wits against other challengers and the countdown clock in an attempt to find clues and solve puzzles within 60 minutes, and break out of their locked room. Manchester Pride have been specifically assigned Breakout’s “Disturbed” room where challengers will be faced with the task of finding their potentially kidnapped colleague in an old abandoned hospital before they become “trapped”. Not all is as it seems, and as players are immersed in to the story, their skills are tested to the max to solve the mystery, save their colleague and escape the room.

As a further incentive for people to get involved, Manchester Pride is offering extra prizes for the team with the fastest Breakout time, so the competition will be fierce. 

The challenge is priced at £100 for a team of 5 and all money raised will go directly to the Manchester Pride Fund.

Mark Fletcher, Chief Executive of Manchester Pride said “We’re excited to be taking part in this charity event with Breakout Manchester. The event is a great way for a group or friends or work colleagues to get together, have fun, test their wits and raise essential funds for our charity. Last year we raised over £3,000 through our challenge fund-raising events and we’re challenging teams to smash that target this time round. This is just one of many events we have planned this year so this first challenge is a great way to kick start our fundraising for the summer.”

To sign up and take part in this event, e-mail events@manchesterpride.com. For more information, visit via link below

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Published: 26-Apr-2018

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