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Join the picnic to celebrate 50 years

Join the picnic to celebrate 50 years


Celebrate 50 years of partial freedom at Sackville Gardens next Thursday

Canal St and the Gay Village

Welcome to the World Famous Canal Street Manchester, home of the original 'Queer as Folk'.

It is recognised as the UK's LGBT centre, outside of London. The Gay Village is home to many annual events, such as Sparkle the Trans Festival, the Bears Bash and The Skins Weekend. The regions thriving Lesbian community is also centred in the Gay Village, with established venues like Vanilla serving the Women's scene.

Manchester Pride, the UK's most successful Annual Pride event, with tens of thousands attending the celebrations. Manchester's LGBT Sports and social groups are a major feature of daily life regularly attracting visitors from all over the World. Non LGBT are also welcome. Respect should be shown at all times.

Canal St looks forward to welcoming you all!

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Pink Picnic 2017 - with Belina Scandal

Belinda Scandal Reports ! from the Pink Picnic in Salford. taking you all around a fantastic event.

She plays tennis and rugby and understands about some of the LGBT+ groups.

She also asks this years headliners what an event like this this means to them