PSPRare to publish Gay Pride magazine - Press Gazette

PSPRare to publish Gay Pride magazine

PSPRare Publishing has been appointed to produce the annual magazine for Pride London, the charity behind the UK’s annual Gay Pride festival and parade.

The 140-page Pride London Magazine, published annually in June, will feature information on all Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual (LGBT) Pride Festival events in London including the central London parade and its associated events. It will have a nationwide distribution of 100,000, targeting the LGBT community and its supporters.

The company also produces the magazine to accompany the Lord Mayor’s Show in London.

Marc Bates, the magazine’s publisher, said: ‘We are thrilled to be working with the Pride team to create a medium that will ensure that more people than ever participate in and experience the fun and empowerment inherent in this annual demonstration of community spirit.”

PSPRare publishing’s art director, Colin Goad, said: ‘Cutting edge design is second nature to this audience and as such it’s great fun to be able to really push the boundaries of magazine design.”

Contract and consumer publisher PSPare Publishing also publish Heart and Soul magazine for the British Heart Foundation and the customer magazine for Somerfield supermarkets.

Andrew Murray, communications director for the Pride London charity, said: ‘We are very pleased to be working with PSPRare Publishing, their experience with titles such as the Lord Mayor’s Show Guide makes them an excellent partner for another of London’s greatest annual events. Also their remote digital proofing system really benefits the team here who work from several different offices.”