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Marco Pierre White in Manchester

Marco Pierre White in Manchester


Come dine with celebrity chef Marco Pierre White in Manchester

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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Canal St VIP Card - Only £14 per year

With over 100 Exclusive Offers the Canal-St VIP Card is an essential bonus for your lifestyle whether you live in or are just visiting Manchester.

Your VIP Card delivers fantastic discounts and offers in over 100 venues in Manchester, LGBT venues, lifestyle, products and services.

Becoming a member of the Canal-St Card gives you the opportunity to live the lifestyle you love for less and potentially saving you hundreds of pounds for a whole year.

For your Apple device only £14 or the plastic card £18 per year.

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Identifying Gender - The GRA Debate

This week the team come from a brand new studio in the heart of canal street. We have our soap gossip queen Hayley giving us the latest in the world of soap whilst Kris Meredith Kris admires the Manchester to the Christmas lights switch on.

Bel and Shell bring us a debate with Hollyoaks Annie Wallace and Bar Owner Tony Cooper about the Gender Recognition Act reform.