Katie McGlynn and Kimberly Hart-Simpson lead the stars leaving the Pride of Manchester Awards 2022 

There were were many famous faces at the Pride of Manchester Awards 2022 on Tuesday night. 

And, Katie McGlynn and Kimberly Hart-Simpson made a stylish exit from the star-studded bash, while Victoria Ekanoye cosied up to her boyfriend Jonny Lomas.

The stars left the ceremony feeling inspired after watching foster carers, fundraisers and other real life heroes receive honours for their incredible work. 

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Leading the leavers: Katie McGlynn, 28, and Kimberly Hart-Simpson made a stylish exit from the Pride of Manchester Awards 2022 on Tuesday night

Katie, 28, looked incredible in a strapless black top with a sheer detail that she wore with a matching pair of trousers, and layered up with a black blazer while leaving the venue.

The actress, who most recently appeared in Hollyoaks, went braless in the garment, boosted her height in heels while adding to her outfit with a white tassel clutch bag. 

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Kimberly, 35, beamed with delight as she sauntered away in a floor length black gown, which she teamed with velvet gloves.

She added a splash of sparkle with glittering silver pointed stilettos, and styled her blonde extensions into a braid. 

Cute couple: Victoria Ekanoye, 40, borrowed her boyfriend Jonny Lomas’ suit jacket to shield her from the chill of the night, following the ceremony

Gorgeous: Kimberly, 35, (left) sauntered away in a floor length black gown, which she teamed with velvet gloves, while Angela Griffin (right) stunned in a colourful frock

Wow! Seema Malhotra showed off some leg in a zebra-design dress, and was followed on by Rachel Lugo, who wowed in a black velvet jumpsuit with a sheer section at the top

Victoria Ekanoye, 40, flashed her cleavage in a cut-out black dress which revealed her ample assets.

The actress borrowed her boyfriend’s suit jacket to shield her from the chill of the night, following the ceremony. 

Her beau, Jonny, braved the cold in just his plain white T-shirt and sleek suit trousers after offering up his outer layer.  

Seema Malhotra showed off some leg in a zebra-design dress, and was followed on by Rachel Lugo, who wowed in a black velvet jumpsuit with a sheer section at the top. 

Hometime: While Angela breezed along in her colourful ensemble, Ricky Hatton (right) kept things simple in an all-black outfit

Fun with friends: Katie and Kimberly left the bash together

The awards were hosted by Kym Marsh and the evening honoured Manchester’s unsung heroes for the amazing things they do to bring together and nurture the city’s communities. 

This year’s winners included courageous kids, amazing fundraisers, and awe-inspiring police officers – all of whom make Manchester the place it is today. 

Professor Tony Redmond, 70, OBE, who has led the UK’s response to humanitarian disasters for more than 30 years, won the lifetime achievement awards. 

Professor Erinma Bell, 57, MBE who has devoted her life to protecting young people from violent crime, was also honoured at the ceremony.

Lovely time: Katie held hands with friend Lee Bennett as she strolled away from the venue