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Julie Hesmondhalgh stars at Royal Exchange

Julie Hesmondhalgh stars at Royal Exchange

Award winning actor Julie Hesmondhalgh returns to the Royal Exchange stage being part of THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES

Published: Thu, 18 Jan 2018

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The Newspaper Boy

The Newspaper Boy

Imagine having a secret that's soon to be on the front page of every tabloid...

Published: Thu, 18 Jan 2018

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Legends and Divas

Legends and Divas

A one-of-a-kind performance, that has been five years in the making

Published: Wed, 17 Jan 2018

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Major stars play live in Manchester this February

Major stars play live in Manchester this February

Michael Bolton and Paul Young are both due to play live in Manchester this February.

Published: Tue, 16 Jan 2018

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Barbara Nice at Stockport Plaza

Barbara Nice at Stockport Plaza

Join the Edinburgh Fringes favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun

Published: Tue, 16 Jan 2018

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Property Purchase for the Gay Community

Property Purchase for the Gay Community

Buying a property should be about making our dreams come true, whether buying our first single pad, a home with a partner, or a beach property for holidays or retirement.

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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Charity Panto at The Dancehouse

Charity Panto at The Dancehouse

Emma Goswell and Simon Catterall head up the cast for this camp romp Jack and the Beanstalk

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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Wuthering nights for Queer Contact

Wuthering nights for Queer Contact

The teams behind Pop Curious and Bollox unite to celebrate the musical and artistic genius of queer icon Kate Bush.

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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Glenn Meads caught up with Joseph and William from Hope Mill Theatre

Glenn Meads caught up with Joseph and William from Hope Mill Theatre

Recently featured in the Stage 100 list for 2017, we caught up with Joseph and William to look back at their amazing success

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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Mothers Ruin is Live At The Coliseum

Mothers Ruin is Live At The Coliseum

Glamour-puss Timberlina hosts another line up of diverse, queer talent

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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Top 6 LGBT locations for 2018

Top 6 LGBT locations for 2018

Our friends at Pride Breaks suggest the Top 6 Pride Breaks Recommended LGBT Locations

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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January Supernature on Sunday

January Supernature on Sunday

Supernature Lover Jason Ford joins the team this month at Underdog

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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Improve Your Swimming classes are back with Northern Wave

Improve Your Swimming classes are back with Northern Wave

Join Northern Wave to improve your swimming for 2018

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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Once a year on Blackpool sands

Once a year on Blackpool sands

A Host of North West and London Based Acting Talent makes up this exciting Company in Skint Productions New York bound ONCE A YEAR ON BLACKPOOL SANDS.

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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Village Angels recruitment drive

Village Angels recruitment drive

Help to keep us all safe in the village by joining the Village Angels

Published: Thu, 4 Jan 2018

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Pen:Chant returns to Home

Pen:Chant returns to Home

Nomadic neo-cabaret night Pen:Chant presents as part of the Push Festival at Home First St

Published: Thu, 4 Jan 2018

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Next date for HomoElectric

Next date for HomoElectric

Gina Breeze joins the line up for HomoElectric at Hidden

Published: Thu, 4 Jan 2018

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New year new you

New year new you

Our fitness expert gives you some tips of how to start the journey to a newer fitter you for 2018

Published: Thu, 4 Jan 2018

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Queer womens art collective present Moist

Queer womens art collective present Moist

Come celebrate your queer side this January

Published: Thu, 4 Jan 2018

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New work from Jez Dolan for Push Festival

New work from Jez Dolan for Push Festival

Jez Dolan: Anders Als Die Andern is Part of the new Spring – Summer 2018 Season at HOME

Published: Thu, 4 Jan 2018

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Toy Boy Diaries

Toy Boy Diaries

This new musical comedy charts the hilarious and sometimes heart-breaking sagas of mid-life dating

Published: Thu, 4 Jan 2018

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Superbeareoke at Rem Bar for NYE

Superbeareoke at Rem Bar for NYE

Andrew Clarke aka Moodybear, hosts karaoke and video entertainment to make you laugh sing and dance this NYE

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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Via have another great line up planned for the festives

Via have another great line up planned for the festives

Charlie Hides heads up another packed line up of entertainment at Via this festive period

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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Vanilla for the girls

Vanilla for the girls

If you fancy sharing your festive celebrations with lots of other girls then Vanilla have quite a line up planned

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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Oscars has new ownership

Oscars has new ownership

After almost a year in the planning Bruce Ward, owner of Oscars Bar, has taken one final bow

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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Barpop line up for NY

Barpop line up for NY

BarPop showteam is putting on an extra special never before seen showtime festive extravaganza

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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NYE at Kiki

NYE at Kiki

Filthy Gorgeous hosts with guest DJs to bring in 2018 with a bang

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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New, local service for LGBT wealth management

New, local service for LGBT wealth management

Christmas and the New Year is the time of year when many of us think about the future

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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Mint festive special

Mint festive special

Celebrating 50 years of freedom and dance music from the greatest of eras with some of the best DJs

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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Future of Chorlton St Bus Station

Future of Chorlton St Bus Station

Proposals have again been mooted about the future of the Bus Station block which includes Arnero and The Thompson Arms.

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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Cha Cha Twisted Xmas

Cha Cha Twisted Xmas

Once described as, Home for the Queens, home for Queers and my favourite place to be

Published: Thu, 14 Dec 2017

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The House of Decay

The House of Decay

Gullivers in the NQ invite you to a night of queer celebration, music and dance

Published: Wed, 13 Dec 2017

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Jonathan Mayor in Aladdin

Jonathan Mayor in Aladdin

Jonathan Mayors Slave of the Ring, is sure to delight soon in Preston

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Festive plans at girls favourite Vanilla

Festive plans at girls favourite Vanilla

Emma Lundy, DJ Nkay and Sara Furey are on the decks for this Xmas line up at Vanilla

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Hot Brown Honey at Home

Hot Brown Honey at Home

If you want to see what the world is like when women are truly powerful then go to this

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Queer Contact celebrates 10th Anniversary

Queer Contact celebrates 10th Anniversary

Queer Contact Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with the biggest line up to date

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Cruz 101 announce their pans for NYE

Cruz 101 announce their pans for NYE

Join Sam Londt, Kriss Herbert and the team at Cruz 101 to welcome in 2018

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Vanity does Eagle

Vanity does Eagle

Vanity Nightmare does Sunday Service

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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For all good boys and girls this Xmas

For all good boys and girls this Xmas

GAY invite all you good boys and girls to come along and meet Mother Claus

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Former Retro Bar reopens

Former Retro Bar reopens

Hive is the new venue that opens this week on the site that formerly housed Retro Bar on Sackville St

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Joanna Lumley tours for the first time

Joanna Lumley tours for the first time

National treasure, Joanna Lumley has just announced her first ever national tour including The Lowry at Salford

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Virgin Money supports Stonewall

Virgin Money supports Stonewall

Virgin Money launches Rainbow Credit Card for Stonewall.Read on to see how it works

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Woof meets DILF

Woof meets DILF

NYE special event at Tribeca with another host of djs for you to welcome in 2018

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Indie alternative returns to Tribeca

Indie alternative returns to Tribeca

DJ Sandra D returns with a host of other names for the next Queer Indie event at Tribeca

Published: Thu, 7 Dec 2017

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Long lost love of Larry Grayson revealed

Long lost love of Larry Grayson revealed

Open That Door.Larry Graysons memoirs discovery reveals long-lost love

Published: Thu, 30 Nov 2017

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Canal St chats to Grace Petrie

Canal St chats to Grace Petrie

Grace Petrie. The Protest Folk Singer Conquering the Comedy Crowds

Published: Thu, 30 Nov 2017

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Qwerk 2017 finale

Qwerk 2017 finale

Come and get qwerky before all that turkey! pull your cracker and see whats inside.

Published: Thu, 30 Nov 2017

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Facebook live HIV tests with The Sunday Boys

Facebook live HIV tests with The Sunday Boys

Manchesters male voice sensation support HIV testing for this WAD on Dec 1st

Published: Thu, 30 Nov 2017

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Drag Queen story time

Drag Queen story time

Drag Queen story time comes to Manchester

Published: Thu, 30 Nov 2017

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Xmas night of a 1k Queens

Xmas night of a 1k Queens

Handsome present a Christmas Night Of A 1,000 Queens.

Published: Thu, 30 Nov 2017

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Battle of the Divas at G A Y

Battle of the Divas at G A Y

For fans of Britney, Whitney or Cher only at G-A-Y

Published: Thu, 30 Nov 2017

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Former Delicatezze becomes Rubys on Canal St

Former Delicatezze becomes Rubys on Canal St

Take a step over the bridge and into the glitz and glamour of Rubys

Published: Thu, 23 Nov 2017

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Last orders for Drunk at Vogue

Last orders for Drunk at Vogue

Join a host of other revellers for the final ever Drunk at Vogue

Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

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The Contact spreads city wide for performance

The Contact spreads city wide for performance

A year-long programme of performance and participation activities taking place in partner venues across Greater Manchester

Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

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On Bar present 4 poofs and a Piano

On Bar present 4 poofs and a Piano

Made famous by Jonathan Ross, the troupe appear live to promote their charity single

Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

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Jinkx Monsoon at Contact

Jinkx Monsoon at Contact

JINKX MONSOON + MAJOR SCALES: THE VAUDEVILLIANS this Dec at Contact

Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

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We chat to star of Around the World in 80 days

We chat to star of Around the World in 80 days

Writer Glenn Meads had a quick chat with Around The World In 80 Days' Matthew Ganley

Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

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Moodymanc and Charlie Fleig head up Supernature

Moodymanc and Charlie Fleig head up Supernature

Read about the latest big name line up for the next Supernature

Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

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Manchester Pride announce Spring benefit Line up

Manchester Pride announce Spring benefit Line up

Nadine Coyle and Gok Wan will both appear at the next Manchester Pride Spring benefit next May

Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

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Vanilla is 19 years old

Vanilla is 19 years old

1998 was the year when a small piano bar became the no 1 womens venue in the UK

Published: Thu, 16 Nov 2017

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Grace Petrie is live in Manchester

Grace Petrie is live in Manchester

Lesbian protest singer Grace Petrie appears live soon in Manchester.Read the details here

Published: Thu, 16 Nov 2017

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New season at Oldham incs all female cast performance

New season at Oldham incs all female cast performance

An all female cast for Whisky Galore heads up the new season at Oldham Coliseum

Published: Thu, 16 Nov 2017

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Equality Wealth launches in Manchester region

Equality Wealth launches in Manchester region

Canal St Online are pleased to partner with Equality Wealth to bring information on Financial Planning issues

Published: Thu, 9 Nov 2017

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3 hour Ab Fab and French and Saunders

3 hour Ab Fab and French and Saunders

Make A Scene present the latest of their thons at Texture

Published: Thu, 9 Nov 2017

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John Barrowman interview

John Barrowman interview

Read the latest of our exclusive interviews with top names as Drew Tosh chats to John Barrowman

Published: Thu, 9 Nov 2017

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Final Queer Revue

Final Queer Revue

Say it ain’t so! It’s the last outing for A Queer Revue at Band on the Wall

Published: Thu, 9 Nov 2017

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Happy Birthday Twerk

Happy Birthday Twerk

The village's longest consecutive RnB night, turns 4 this month and they are ceebrating

Published: Thu, 9 Nov 2017

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Vote for Sydney St Cafe

Vote for Sydney St Cafe

The Cafe provides so much more than delicious food, it is also a soft-contact space for LGBT+ people

Published: Thu, 9 Nov 2017

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Sparkle presents artists for TDOR

Sparkle presents artists for TDOR

Collaboration between trans singers and producer Mx-Ze to mark the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

Published: Thu, 9 Nov 2017

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Mothers Bloomers at Royal Exchange Studio

Mothers Bloomers at Royal Exchange Studio

Fat Roland hosts this latest showcase of our regions up and coming alternative cabaret artists

Published: Tue, 7 Nov 2017

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Iconic launches light food

Iconic launches light food

60 plus gins and now Pizzas and Paninis at Iconic

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Kinky Boots comes to Manchester

Kinky Boots comes to Manchester

Cyndi Lauper musical sensation Kinky Boots arrives in Manchester at The Opera House

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Message from Misty

Message from Misty

We caught up with Misty Chance recently and here is what she is up to

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Via celebrate Miss Pennys birthday

Via celebrate Miss Pennys birthday

The D E Experience join Miss Penny for a night to remember at Via

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Queer Indie Alternative

Queer Indie Alternative

Tribeca launch a new night for lovers of Indie music

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Qwerk 3rd Birthday UV Party

Qwerk 3rd Birthday UV Party

Come and help them celebrate their third year of dance floor fun & Qwerky house

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Cum On Feel the Noize with Dave Hill

Cum On Feel the Noize with Dave Hill

Chris Park caught up recently with musical legend Slades Dave Hill to chat about 50 years in the industry

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Louder Than Words Festival 2017

Louder Than Words Festival 2017

Join us Friday 10th – Sunday 12th November, at the prestigious Principal Hotel, Manchester

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Pen:Chant November events at Home

Pen:Chant November events at Home

Pen Chant is Taking over HOMEs studio theatre for two consecutive nights

Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017

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Xmas Queens at Manchester Academy

Xmas Queens at Manchester Academy

You better watch out, you better not cry... Christmas Queens are coming to town

Published: Thu, 26 Oct 2017

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Exclusive interview with Howard Jones

Exclusive interview with Howard Jones

We chat to Howard Jones about this career and his coming perfomances

Published: Thu, 26 Oct 2017

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Final HomoElectric for 2017

Final HomoElectric for 2017

New York legend Nicky Siano joins Homoelectric for a Winter showdown on Saturday 4th November 2017

Published: Thu, 26 Oct 2017

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Manbears pre Hibernation 2017

Manbears pre Hibernation 2017

We welcome everyone to the Bear weekend for pre hibernation 2017 and have details of whats planned over the weekend

Published: Thu, 26 Oct 2017

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2nd Birthday for Supernature

2nd Birthday for Supernature

Congratulations to Supernature on Sundays on the anniversary of their second birthday

Published: Thu, 26 Oct 2017

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Freaks at Cruz 101 for Halloween

Freaks at Cruz 101 for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with Cruz for one of their legendary events

Published: Thu, 26 Oct 2017

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The Spooky Weir just ahead of Halloween

The Spooky Weir just ahead of Halloween

Oldham Coliseum hosts scary classic The Weir just before the big Halloween weekend

Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017

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launch of Property Equality, a global first

launch of Property Equality, a global first

UK launch of first LGBT Global Property Portal and LGBT specialist mortgage desk

Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017

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Get Devilish with Village Studios

Get Devilish with Village Studios

Free tattoos are up for grabs at the village very own studio on Bloom St

Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017

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30 years Queer

30 years Queer

Celebrating 30 Years Queer

Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017

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Jamie Starboisky tells us whats planned for the this year festival

Jamie Starboisky tells us whats planned for the this year festival

Chris Park finds out about the Queer Media Festival as it returns to HOME on the 18th November

Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017

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Hayley J Sims interviews author Rosie Goodwin

Hayley J Sims interviews author Rosie Goodwin

We chatted to Author Rosie Goodwin ahead of her appearance at this years Rochdale Literature Festival

Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017

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Linda Brogan Writer and Producer

Linda Brogan Writer and Producer

We had a brief chat with Linda Brogan ahead of her creative writing workshop at Rochdale Literature Festival

Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017

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Kate O’Donnell in her critically acclaimed show

Kate O’Donnell in her critically acclaimed show

Award-winning transgender artist Kate O’Donnell likens today to the 1930s, where gender is concerned

Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017

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Annabelszki live at Gullivers

Annabelszki live at Gullivers

Original & unruly humour about contemporary queer life

Published: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

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Celebrating the life of Martyn Hett

Celebrating the life of Martyn Hett

Featuring tributes from special guests and a few surprises

Published: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

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Join Belinda for Halloween

Join Belinda for Halloween

Our very own Belinda Scandal celebrates Halloween at On Bar with a live cabaret show

Published: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

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Buy George a Drink

Buy George a Drink

With Halloween, Christmas, and Valentines Day approaching we invite you to raise a glass with George House Trust

Published: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

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Peaky Blinders pair on Canal St

Peaky Blinders pair on Canal St

Keep an eye out for Chris and Geoff soon to be seen on the 4th series of the hit show Peaky Blinders

Published: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

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Hell Bent at Cha Cha

Hell Bent at Cha Cha

Join Cheddar, Anna and another scary line up for their Halloween extravaganza at Sub 101

Published: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

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We help celebrate Black History Month

We help celebrate Black History Month

Since 1987, it is held to highlight and recognise the achievements and contributions of the black community in the UK

Published: Thu, 12 Oct 2017

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