Sacha Lord is Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, Chair of the Night Time Industries Association and Chair of Wythenshawe F.C, Co-Founder of The Warehouse Project and Co-Founder of Parklife - the UK’s largest metropolitan festival.
His events have hosted some of the biggest names in music, including Snoop Dogg, Liam Gallagher and Skepta.
In his role as Greater Manchester’s first-ever Night Time Economy Adviser, Sacha works with Mayor Andy Burnham and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, consulting on all issues relating to the Night Time Economy and providing a voice for workers, operators and the industry at large.
With first-hand experience and a front-row seat to the challenges faced by those working, operating and innovating within the Night Time Economy, Sacha Lord provides a unique and empowering insight into the support needed for both the sector and those working within it to thrive in our ever-changing economy.
Sacha Lord unveiled his 5 Point Plan to save Hospitality at the Labour Party Conference on October 8th.
Sacha Lord sent a powerful message to Rishi Sunak during the Conservative Party Conference, taking a stance against his treatment of Freelancers during the pandemic.
The Charity Commission has now registered The Sacha Lord Foundation as a Charity.
Tales From The Dance Floor...a book detailing 3 decades of untold stories throughout Sacha's career and Manchester Nightlife has been signed to Harper North/Harper Collins.
Following the news that Hatch, a Manchester city-centre food and drink hub, will be closing at the end of September 2023, before re-opening at the end of 2024 under new developers, Sacha Lord has offered jobs at The Warehouse Project to all employees affected by the closure.
Sacha Lord paid everyone’s food and drink bill at The Thirsty Korean on August 20th.
In June 2023, the Government announced that they would be doing a U-turn on their back-of-house drugs testing policy just 48 hours before the beginning of Parklife weekend.
Sacha requested an extension of the four week notice period given to vendors ahead of the venue’s closure at the end of September 2023.
The Sacha Lord Foundation was formed to support young people from Greater Manchester, who like Sacha, did not or could not go down the conventional education route.
Headed up by Sacha’s wife, Demi Lord, the Foundation will be focused on carving out careers in the Events and Hospitality sector. Charity Number: 1204808. Launches Spring 2024. More information coming soon…