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Urban and Civic announce plans for Canal St Plot

A 351-unit apartment scheme is to be built on Canal St largest and most notorious empty site

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Published on: Sat, 11 Mar 2017

New Gay Village neighbourhood

We look into the very latest developments involving property in and around the Gay Village

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Published on: Sat, 11 Mar 2017

April Jock date

DJ Brett Denning again takes the Jock crowd into the wee small hours

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Published on: Sat, 11 Mar 2017

New studios for Village Tattoo and Piercing

Village Ink Studios now have a new home in The Heart of Manchesters Gay Village

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Published on: Fri, 10 Mar 2017

Twelfth Night at Royal Exchange

Gender Politics, Shifting Sexuality and Subverting Shakespeare

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Published on: Tue, 7 Mar 2017

June Queer Revue announced

The Haus Of Decay all set for next Queer Revue in June

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Published on: Tue, 7 Mar 2017

Another building sale for Gay Village

Private investers buy Minshull Street building

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Published on: Tue, 7 Mar 2017

We chat to Paulette Richards

Drew Tosh talks to Paulette Richards the brainchild behind the first ever Sparkle Music Awards

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Published on: Sun, 5 Mar 2017

Sugar and Spice 11

Women Make Waves with Sugar and Spice

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Published on: Sat, 4 Mar 2017

Heaven 17 tour

Classic 80s Band Heaven 17 on tour in Manchester

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Published on: Sat, 4 Mar 2017

Thomas Cook are headline Pride sponsors

Thomas Cook Airlines and Manchester Airport take flight for The Big Weekend 2017

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Published on: Wed, 1 Mar 2017

Cream founder joins Qwerk

International DJ Andy Carroll joins Manchesters Qwerk for their next exciting event

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Published on: Mon, 27 Feb 2017

John Pendal: How To Escape From Stuff

Escape artist John discusses his trade...

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Published on: Mon, 27 Feb 2017

Girl Gang Manchester event

53 Two hosts an immersive screening of hit female comedy Bridesmaids

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Published on: Mon, 27 Feb 2017

4th Womens Comedy Festival for Oct

Manchesters homegrown Women In Comedy Festival returns for its 4th year in October

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Published on: Sat, 25 Feb 2017

Najia Bagi. Move Me at Home

Najia Bagi live at Home Fri 3 March, Club BIG open from 18:00 performance from 19:00

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Published on: Sat, 25 Feb 2017

Village People Weekend 2017

Returning to the Village this May Bank Holiday

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Published on: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Community grants from Manchester Pride

Manchester Pride awards first raft to community groups

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Published on: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

New project for older LGBT announced

Manchester City Council announces Community aimed at older LGBT people

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Published on: Tue, 21 Feb 2017

LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

Announcement about LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

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Published on: Tue, 21 Feb 2017

Drew Tosh chats to David Zellnik

It takes one of every kind to make an American squad' and queered it by making one of those kind gay

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Published on: Mon, 20 Feb 2017

Stonewall launches inclusive jobs site

Stonewal launches a new and improved inclusive jobs hub, Proud Employers

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Published on: Mon, 20 Feb 2017

What Ever Happened To Baby Jane with Popcorn Curious

ANNA PHYLACTIC and CHEDDAR GORGEOUS take roles made famous by Bette Davis and Joan Crawford

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Published on: Sun, 19 Feb 2017

Bleach LGBT play for GM Fringe

Bleach is a brand new one man show, written and performed by gay actor Dan Ireland-Reeves

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Published on: Sun, 19 Feb 2017

Chris Park with Aspidistra Book owner Joe Parkinson

There is an LGBT book revolution at Aspidistra Books. We went to learn more

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Published on: Thu, 16 Feb 2017

Off the Hook and Handsome

Double the dance floor, double the bubble, double the trouble

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Published on: Wed, 15 Feb 2017

LGBTcute T shirts and bags

Charity launches cute LGBTcute T-shirts and bags

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Published on: Tue, 14 Feb 2017

10 peaks challenge with Manchester Pride

Manchester Pride has announced an initiative to trek across 10 peaks

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Published on: Tue, 14 Feb 2017

February Supernature date

The latest daytime party specialising in disco and house at Underdog

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Published on: Tue, 14 Feb 2017

Feb events for LGBT History Month

Many events planned for LGBT History Month at Peoples History Museum

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Published on: Mon, 13 Feb 2017

Manchester Film Festival LGBT films

This years includes 2 features with strong LGBT storylines.Read more..

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Published on: Sat, 11 Feb 2017

LGBT book club

New book club for avid readers in the Manchester region

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Published on: Fri, 10 Feb 2017

4th Birthday for Britpop Curious

Help celebrate 4 wonderful years of Britpop later this month

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Published on: Mon, 6 Feb 2017

Myra Dubois live in Manchester

Sir Tim Rice invited Myra to perform for him at a private dinner he was hosting in Mayfair

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Published on: Mon, 6 Feb 2017

Trans Creative Launch

Pioneering transgender theatre company launches, led by award-winning transgender theatre maker Kate ODonnell

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Published on: Mon, 6 Feb 2017

Proud Trust launch building appeal

Fundraising appeal to kickstart the rebuild of the Manchester LGBT Centre

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Published on: Fri, 3 Feb 2017

Midland Hotel for Pride Spring Benefit

Liberty X to perform at Manchesters lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender charitys annual gala fundraiser dinner

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Published on: Fri, 3 Feb 2017

Burnley battleground for gay and lesbian rights

Two new plays about Burnley, the forgotten battleground for gay and lesbian rights

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Published on: Thu, 2 Feb 2017

Ping Pong and Balloons at G-A-Y

Show off your table tennis skills and win £100 too at G-A-Y

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Published on: Sat, 28 Jan 2017

The Fight for LGBT+ Rights

An important LGBT exhibition opens soon at The Peoples History Museum

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Published on: Sat, 28 Jan 2017

Manchester Pride announce 2017 acts

Manchester Pride announces 3 top female voices for this year festival

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Published on: Wed, 25 Jan 2017

Naked Boys Reading returns to Manchester area

Naked Boys Reading bring you a special evening of naked boys and literature

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Published on: Wed, 25 Jan 2017

Transgender community over the last five decades by Christine Burns

A comprehensive account of the milestone events which shaped the transgender community over the last five decades.

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Published on: Tue, 24 Jan 2017

Steele Promotions events for Canal St

Read for more information about 3 forthcoming events coming to the village soon

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Published on: Tue, 24 Jan 2017

Queer revue at Band on the Wall

Get your tickets now for this Queer Contact Festival special

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Published on: Tue, 24 Jan 2017

For fans of Judy Garland

Queer contact present FK Alexander (I Could Go On Singing) Over The Rainbow

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Published on: Sun, 22 Jan 2017

Gay Gordons celebrate 10 years

The original Scottish Country Dancing and Ceilidhs for the Manchester LGBT Community and their friends

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Published on: Sun, 22 Jan 2017

Raven and Jujubee for Holy Trannity

Stars of season 2 Ru Pauls Drag Race Raven and JuJubee perform live at AXM

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Published on: Sat, 21 Jan 2017

Luvd up at Qwerk

Qwerk Gets LuvdUp with another great DJ line up

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Published on: Fri, 20 Jan 2017

Manchester Stages its next Radical Act

Wonder Women is the artistic response of the birth city of the suffragette movement led by its cultural institutions

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Published on: Fri, 20 Jan 2017

Pop Curious announce more dates

Girl Power and the Pet Shop Boys are the chosen artists for 2 more Pop Curious classic club nights

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Published on: Thu, 19 Jan 2017

Stonewall announce the top 100 LGBT employers

The Top 100 Employers list, is created by lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) equality charity Stonewall

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Published on: Wed, 18 Jan 2017

Sick Festival 2017

SICK tackles issues that are of deep importance to us as individuals and to society as a whole

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Published on: Tue, 17 Jan 2017

Gay icon Belinda plays Manchester

Belinda Carlisle has announced a major tour inc a date at Manchester Academy in Oct

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Published on: Tue, 17 Jan 2017

Bear Club is back for 2017

Club Alter Ego is the venue for the return of Bear Club for 2017

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Published on: Sat, 14 Jan 2017

Big Scrum date announced

The Big Scrum returns after a short break to recover from the New Year & festive goings on

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Published on: Sat, 14 Jan 2017

Sinitta is coming to get you

After much teasing and hints, hints, hints we are VERY happy to announce that SINITTA will be our very special guest

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Published on: Fri, 13 Jan 2017

Yank to open in Manchester

A moving gay love story set in World War Two

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Published on: Thu, 12 Jan 2017

Manchester airport spreads its wings

Manchester Airport, the UKs third largest, is joining forces with Birmingham Pride

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Published on: Thu, 12 Jan 2017

Canal St helps Community Centre in Burnley

Misty Chance a friends help out Burnley group in need

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Published on: Wed, 11 Jan 2017

Jock returns with a Feb date

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Published on: Wed, 11 Jan 2017

Late night Thursdays at The Whitworth

Series of events to mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales

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Published on: Wed, 11 Jan 2017

Local couple to star in Kelloggs ad

A Bury couple have been selected to star in Corn Flakes TV advert

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Published on: Mon, 9 Jan 2017

Dancing, a comedy set in a Manchester gay house-share

A dancer, a dog, a drag queen and a porn star - the ingredients for a wildly funny new play opening March 2017

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Published on: Mon, 9 Jan 2017

Bollox opens Queer Contact Festival

Clench your fist and get the hankies out for this sad power ballad disco

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Published on: Sun, 8 Jan 2017

Pitch to enrich 2017

For people who have a small business start up, social enterprise, a good cause, a charity, or a creative venture.

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Published on: Fri, 6 Jan 2017

Chris Massey for Supernature

Supernature residents Rob Jones, James Greenwood,and Richie Vinyl are joined on the decks by Chris Massey

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Published on: Fri, 6 Jan 2017

Mothers Ruin at Queer Contact

An anarchic night of queer comedy mayhem. Avant-garde punk cabaret band SlapPer and so much more

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Published on: Thu, 5 Jan 2017

Date announced for Sparkle Ball 2017

Mercure Hotel is the new venue for this years Sparkle Call in July

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Published on: Wed, 4 Jan 2017

Tributes for Julie Frank

Retired WP Sergeant Julie Frank receives dozens of plaudits as an LGBT pioneer

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Published on: Wed, 4 Jan 2017

Cha Cha Disney - The sequel

Resident DJ DANNY OLSSON-LANE will be waffing his wand over the decks for Disney Cha Cha

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Published on: Wed, 4 Jan 2017

Get running with Manchester Frontrunners

Manchester Frontrunners, are putting on a couch to 5km programme from February 4th for 8 weeks.

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Published on: Wed, 4 Jan 2017

Gay agenda live returns

Rylan Cavell joins other panelists for an irreverant style and vocal opinions

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Published on: Wed, 4 Jan 2017

Jon Pleased Wimmin returns for Qwerk

DJs are tasked with discovering new musical gems that fit their desired vibe

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Published on: Wed, 4 Jan 2017

Club Feminista March date

From Yazoo to Yazz be part of the crowd who attend and help build the playlist for their events

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Published on: Fri, 30 Dec 2016

Improve your swimming in 2017

2017 is the year for you to finally improve your swimming with Northern Wave

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Published on: Thu, 29 Dec 2016

Queer Comedy at Contact

Hosted by Jonathan Mayor

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Published on: Sat, 24 Dec 2016

Mysterious Girl Toyah talks to Drew Tosh

There is a mindset when it comes to competitive combat and I think I might have that

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Published on: Wed, 21 Dec 2016

Manchester Drag Symposium

Day of presentations, discussions, interventions and provocations

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Published on: Wed, 21 Dec 2016

Vengaboys live at O2 Ritz Manchester

Yes,yes,yes,yes The Vengaboys are live in Manchester in April

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Published on: Wed, 21 Dec 2016

Another record year for Manchester Pride

Charity and Festival organisers announce £149k for LGBT and HIV causes

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Published on: Wed, 21 Dec 2016

Liverpool Pride announce 2017 date

July dates are confirmed for the 8th Pride event in Liverpool

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Published on: Thu, 15 Dec 2016

Dionisos - a new venue for the village

Opening this weekend, we say hello to new greek neighbours with Dionisos on Chorlton St

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Published on: Thu, 15 Dec 2016

Cruz 101 and Aftershock

This year they are pushing themselves to throw you the biggest party so far, upstairs and down

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Published on: Sat, 10 Dec 2016

Celebrate NY with Vanilla

Its Black and Gold all the way at Vanilla

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Published on: Sat, 10 Dec 2016

Outspoken for Queer Contact

Dean Atta, Paula Varjack, Gerry Potter and Maya Chowdhury join Adam Lowe at The Central Library

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Published on: Sat, 10 Dec 2016

Join Tribeca for NYE

Kelly Wilde joins DJs Selbi and Stacy B to usher in 2017 at Tribeca

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Published on: Sat, 10 Dec 2016

Major refurb for Club Tropicana

Plenty of glitter, contrasted against modern design ideas

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Published on: Sat, 10 Dec 2016

Join Sharon Needles this NY

See the New Year in with Holy Trannity UK Hosting RuPauls DragRace Stars, One Big Party with a SHARON NEEDLES

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Published on: Wed, 7 Dec 2016

Pop Queens at Cruz 101

Oops they did it again without changing a thing at Cruz 101

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Published on: Wed, 7 Dec 2016

Via for Boxing Day and NY

Here are details of the plans for Boxing Day and NYE at Canal St fav Via

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Published on: Tue, 6 Dec 2016

New season announced for Oldham Coliseum

Oldham Coliseum Theatre announces its Spring-Summer 2017 season

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Published on: Tue, 6 Dec 2016

Join Handsome this NYE

Homo house night Handsome is in its adopted home Manchester to say goodbye to 2016 with its soundtrack of NYC / New Jersey proper house.

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Published on: Tue, 6 Dec 2016

Final 2016 markets for Eccles and NQ

With a series of successful market events through 2016 Makers Market announce the last dates of the year

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Published on: Fri, 2 Dec 2016

Vanilla finally comes of age

With the landmark 18th birthday looming we caught up with founder Steph Kay

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Published on: Fri, 2 Dec 2016

Le Gateau Chocolat in Black

A story of his hopes, his fears and his battle with depression

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Published on: Fri, 2 Dec 2016

Sherrie Hewson chats to Canal St Online

Sherrie Hewson talks Mrs Slocombe, her Temple Savage struts and much more ahead of her Manchester appearance in Aladdin

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Published on: Thu, 1 Dec 2016

Busy time for the Sisters

Check out the Manchester Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and their busy schedule

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Published on: Wed, 30 Nov 2016

Transgender performance at Queer Contact

Trans Creative present a programme of events for Queer Contact 2017

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Published on: Wed, 30 Nov 2016

Festive Cha Cha

Celebrate a Christmas Carol with Cha Cha Boudoir

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Published on: Wed, 30 Nov 2016