Leeds Pride Barclays Family Hub Press Release




Leeds Pride are delighted to announce Barclays as the sponsors of the Family Hub area at this year’s Pride. 


The Barclays Family Hub will be an alcohol free space for babies, toddlers, children and young people with their parents and carers to have fun, get creative and celebrate pride with other rainbow families.


As well as a range of arts and crafts activities supported by Breeze; National Childbirth Trust volunteers will be on hand providing a space to take a break whilst you feed and change your children.


Mark Armario, Director of Premier UK at Barclays, commented: “I’m enormously proud that Barclays will be supporting the family hub at Leeds Pride this year. It’s the highlight of the LGBT+ calendar in the city and a true celebration of the power and importance of diversity. Our ongoing relationship with Pride, both in Leeds and across the UK, is just one of the ways in which we show our commitment to the LGBT+ community.


“Encouraging greater diversity within organisations is an essential driver of long-term, sustainable success, and at Barclays we work hard to create a culture that enables colleagues, customers and clients to express who they are. We have a strong track record in promoting the LGBT+ agenda and our sponsorship of this year’s event shows just how important equality and diversity are to us.”


Alexandra McEwan-Hannant, Leeds Pride Director said “We’re proud to announce Barclays as the sponsor of this year’s Family Hub at Leeds Pride. We truly appreciate Barclays fantastic support of the LGBT+ community and it’s great to be working with them this year.”