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Dubais and the Wolves and Knight of the Comet live

Dubais and the Wolves and Knight of the Comet live

A rare line up come together at Tribeca

Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018

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LGBT specialist Financial Planner Kath Wilkinson tells us more

LGBT specialist Financial Planner Kath Wilkinson tells us more

Planning for living your Dreams! Why its not about being wealthy and why you shouldnt put it off

Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018

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#Yourmcr launches on You Tube

#Yourmcr launches on You Tube

Trailblazing new show streams via You Tube

Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

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Anatomy Lab LIVE 2019

Anatomy Lab LIVE 2019

Anatomy Lab LIVE is returning for 2019 offering a surgical spin on dinner and dissection.

Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

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Dan Carter urges you to vote

Dan Carter urges you to vote

Contributor Dan Carter looks at the issue of voting in 2018

Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

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Sophie Willan

Sophie Willan

Fresh from a total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Sophie heads out on tour in The Lowry Salford

Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

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Glenn Meads chats to Sarah McDonald Hughes

Glenn Meads chats to Sarah McDonald Hughes

This play is written and performed by 4 female writer/performers, telling real stories of women who have not been believed

Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

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G-A-Y Manchester P... Idol 2018

G-A-Y Manchester P... Idol 2018

Contestants are invited to get involved in this years event

Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

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LGBT Professional Network event at Tribeca

LGBT Professional Network event at Tribeca

The next date for LGBT Professional Networking social evening in Manchester

Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

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We chat to Mark Farrelly aka Quentin Crisp

We chat to Mark Farrelly aka Quentin Crisp

Canal Sts Chris Park had a chat with this creative force to discuss the legacy these three men have left, his forthcoming performances and how they still resonate with modern audiences.

Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

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Maspalomas Gay Pride 2018

Maspalomas Gay Pride 2018

With Bury kicking off Pride season in the UK recently, Maspalomas Gay Pride 2018 is just around the corner.Read when here..

Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

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20th Century Boy - The life of Marc Bolan

20th Century Boy - The life of Marc Bolan

Smash Hit MARC BOLAN - 20th CENTURY BOY – THE MUSICAL comes to MANCHESTER Opera House

Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

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May date for House of Mint at Sub 101

May date for House of Mint at Sub 101

Non profit house of Mint kicks off with an early Summer event

Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

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Mary Mac returns for May Bank Holiday weekend

Mary Mac returns for May Bank Holiday weekend

Tartan wrapped Scottish Drag Artiste returns to Eagle Bar later this month

Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

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Calling all Trans

Calling all Trans

For those who love to dance and have wanted to be part of Manchester Pride

Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

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April date for Supernature

April date for Supernature

Joining your Supernature residents for our second party this month will be the fabulous and very lovely, Gina Breeze! As usual, free entry.

Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018

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Heart and Soul for Proud Beer

Heart and Soul for Proud Beer

Keep your eyes out for this brand new beer with its LGBT commitment

Published: Thu, 5 Apr 2018

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Bears Bash 2018

Bears Bash 2018

Fun Bears Picnic returns to Sackville Gardens to bring something fresh to the Saturday afternoon of Bear Bash.

Published: Thu, 5 Apr 2018

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Cannes Grand Prix winner 120 BPM comes to HOME Mcr

Cannes Grand Prix winner 120 BPM comes to HOME Mcr

The lives of AIDS activists in early 90s Paris are reimagined in bold and vivid detail in this drama

Published: Thu, 5 Apr 2018

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Once a Year on Blackpool Sands at 3MT

Once a Year on Blackpool Sands at 3MT

Set in Blackpool 1953, before homosexuality was legal in the UK, this real-life gritty Northern LGBTQ comedy focuses on Eddy and Tommy

Published: Thu, 5 Apr 2018

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We all love a bit of Camp

We all love a bit of Camp

Mickey Taylor hosts a brand new live performance night at Via Polaris

Published: Thu, 5 Apr 2018

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Let Search Mortgages help you to plan your future

Let Search Mortgages help you to plan your future

David and his team are uniquely placed to guide you through the financial web of mortgages and finance for the LGBT community

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018

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Beefmince comes to Manchester

Beefmince comes to Manchester

Liam Stratton, a Manchester-based promoter and DJ is the latest addition to the Team and the driving force behind BEEFMINCE MCR

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018

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Theme announcement for Liverpool Pride 2018

Theme announcement for Liverpool Pride 2018

Organisers of the hugely popular Liverpool Pride Festival have announced that the free event will return for its ninth consecutive year during the Summer of 2018.

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018

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Iconic celebrates its second birthday

Iconic celebrates its second birthday

Join Terry Gold and friends to help celebrate 2 years of the gin parlour Iconic on Richmond St

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018

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Queen Bee for the LGBT community

Queen Bee for the LGBT community

Thoughts and ideas are sought for a new community Bee initiative in the Gay Village

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018

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Meet Sue Shtewi

Meet Sue Shtewi

Sue outlines her career as a Registered Nurse, Psychosexual Counsellor and Hypno-Psychotherapist often working with the LGBT community

Published: Thu, 29 Mar 2018

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Nana celebrated in Sackville Gardens

Nana celebrated in Sackville Gardens

8th April in Sackville park in Manchester there will be a celebration of life for our village Legend NANA This event will be hosted by Misty Chance

Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018

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Esquire acquires Chez in Gay Village

Esquire acquires Chez in Gay Village

News has reached us that village coffee house and eaterie Chez has been acquired with a soft launch coming soon.

Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018

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All I see is You at Bolton Octagon

All I see is You at Bolton Octagon

One kiss and they are hooked - Bolton 1967

Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018

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Gay City Bowlers

Gay City Bowlers

All Star Lanes is the new home for the monthly gathering of the Gay City Rollers

Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018

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Gay Gordons annual Tartan dance

Gay Gordons annual Tartan dance

Date and venue announced for the Annual Tartan Day Dance

Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018

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Easter Bollox 2018

Easter Bollox 2018

Grab your ticket for the Easter Bollox asap whilst you can

Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018

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A heart felt tribute to Nana

A heart felt tribute to Nana

REMEMBERING NANA. A MANCHESTER LEGEND By James Cunningham

Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018

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Easter Sunday Qwerk

Easter Sunday Qwerk

Like-minded friendly and up for it crowd with accessible sound, Qwerk celebrates Easter at Sub 101

Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018

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Mr Whites English Chophouse comes to the Gay Village

Mr Whites English Chophouse comes to the Gay Village

Marco Pierre White is to open a brand new restaurant on Canal St with investment from Kro Hospitality

Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018

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Bury Pride 2018

Bury Pride 2018

Bury Pride returns with more planned than ever before including Toyah Wilcox live.

Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018

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Circus of Acceptance is this years Pride Festival theme

Circus of Acceptance is this years Pride Festival theme

Charity Celebrates Acceptance As The Circus Comes To Town For The Manchester Pride Parade

Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018

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Manchester LGBT Professional Networking next event

Manchester LGBT Professional Networking next event

After a very successful relaunch event in Tribeca Manchester we will be returning in March for our next event.

Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018

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Worker Bee Markets

Worker Bee Markets

New Kids on the Block bring Artisan Goods to the Heart of Local Communities

Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018

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HomoElectric Easter bash

HomoElectric Easter bash

Homoelectric with Eli Escobar on Sunday 1st April 2018

Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018

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Funny Women

Funny Women

Tribeca hosted the regional round for the north, ahead of the grand final later in year

Published: Sun, 11 Mar 2018

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Pride brings Glitterbox to Manchester

Pride brings Glitterbox to Manchester

Manchester Pride To Bring Iconic Club Night To Manchester For The First Time This May

Published: Thu, 8 Mar 2018

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RuPaul causes controversy with recent comments

RuPaul causes controversy with recent comments

RuPaul apologies, but is it enough? Dan Smith takes a look.

Published: Thu, 8 Mar 2018

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VMFC fundraiser at Via this Easter

VMFC fundraiser at Via this Easter

Village Manchester Football Club joins Via to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support on Easter Thursday

Published: Thu, 8 Mar 2018

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Easter Sunday Supernature

Easter Sunday Supernature

Bringing his magic back to Supernature once again is the amazing Neil Diablo

Published: Thu, 8 Mar 2018

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La Voix live at the Millgate

La Voix live at the Millgate

La Voix is the UKs most dazzling performer a larger than life star from Absolutely Fabulous, The Movie and semi-finalist on BGT

Published: Thu, 8 Mar 2018

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Easter gig for Rick Parker at Eagle

Easter gig for Rick Parker at Eagle

Eagle fav Rick Parker returns for an Easter special

Published: Thu, 8 Mar 2018

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New Lesbian clothing line launches

New Lesbian clothing line launches

We caught up with Katy and Kayleigh to hear more about their brand new clothing line especially for Lesbians

Published: Thu, 8 Mar 2018

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Club Feminista at Tribeca

Club Feminista at Tribeca

Celebrating International Womens week Club Feminista presents an all female dj line up spinning a melting pot of old skool guilty pleasures

Published: Wed, 7 Mar 2018

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March line up at The Rem Bar

March line up at The Rem Bar

Big line up of talent and socials at The Rem this month

Published: Tue, 6 Mar 2018

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RIP Mary Lunan

RIP Mary Lunan

Another sad piece of news has reached us that Trans pioneer Mary Lunan has also died this week

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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Sugar and Spice 2018

Sugar and Spice 2018

Sugar and Spice is Manchester's annual festival for lesbian and bi women to celebrate International Women's Day, and this years theme is Standing Stronger Together

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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RIP Nana

RIP Nana

We are so sad to share the passing of a Gay Village legend.Read more here.

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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Live MCR new for You Tube

Live MCR new for You Tube

We launch a brand new weekly show live steamed on You Tube with host Belinda Scandal and friends

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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Latest updates ref Portland St development

Latest updates ref Portland St development

We have here an update following the most recent meeting regarding the future of the Gay Village area

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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Gender dysphoria

Gender dysphoria

Gender Dysphoria. What it is and how you can get help.The team at Born are there to help.

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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Chris Park interviews China Crisis

Chris Park interviews China Crisis

We caught up with the boys ahead of their gig with Paul Young at Manchester Academy

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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Greater Manchester Fringe returns for 7th year

Greater Manchester Fringe returns for 7th year

Greater Manchester Fringe is back for 31 days in July and there is just one month left to register.

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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Almost Pink stars at Churchills

Almost Pink stars at Churchills

Published: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

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Kath Wilkinson can help your LGBT finances

Kath Wilkinson can help your LGBT finances

One of the issues faced by LGBT people is that of planning for the future...

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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A Fantastic Woman

A Fantastic Woman

A captivating and life-affirming story about a trans womans fight for acceptance

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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International Womens Day special event

International Womens Day special event

SHE PWR: is an upcoming event in collaboration with Gorilla and Mission Mars, an International Womens Day Special

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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Manchester Celebrates 100 Years of Radical Women

Manchester Celebrates 100 Years of Radical Women

Manchesters radical feminist past is the creative essence behind Wonder Women 2018

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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Live showing of the Oscars

Live showing of the Oscars

Make A Scene is Manchesters Big Gay Film Club and on the evening of Sunday 4th March they’re inviting you to the Oscars

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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Queer Contact exhibition 2018

Queer Contact exhibition 2018

Portraits of LGBT+ young people from across Greater Manchester now showing

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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Maniff 2018 announce their film line up

Maniff 2018 announce their film line up

Star trio to join Maniff for its forthcoming launch

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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Heather Small live in Manchester

Heather Small live in Manchester

Read about what Heather has been doing post M People and see where she is performing

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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Manchester Academy and the U of M Students Union to put on a brand new LGBTQ+ Club Night

Manchester Academy and the U of M Students Union to put on a brand new LGBTQ+ Club Night

New University of Manchester LGBTQ+ Club Night - OUT

Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

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DJ Paulette for Supernature

DJ Paulette for Supernature

Manchesters very own DJ Paulette headlines the next Supernature party later this month

Published: Sat, 17 Feb 2018

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March date for next Qwerk

March date for next Qwerk

Another super line up announced for next Months Qwerk at Sub 101

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018

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Manchester-based LGBTQ filmmakers launch anthology

Manchester-based LGBTQ filmmakers launch anthology

A diverse array of lives intersect over one night on and around Canal Street investigated here

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018

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Kelloggs debuts drag queens over a bowl of corn flakes

Kelloggs debuts drag queens over a bowl of corn flakes

Canal Street drag queens become the first ever to appear in a Kelloggs TV ad – to tell the nation when they eat their Corn Flakes

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018

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As The Sun Rises

As The Sun Rises

Read all about the latest programme to film in the city, the one-off drama, As The Sun Rises

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018

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Village Weekender 2018

Village Weekender 2018

The Village Weekend is back for its 5th year. Fresher, brighter and ready for action

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018

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The Sunday Boys Icelandic Preview

The Sunday Boys Icelandic Preview

The Sunday Boys' Icelandic Preview this March.Read here for full details

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018

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Christine to run Marathon for Sparkle

Christine to run Marathon for Sparkle

I did two half marathons last year so it's a natural progression for 2018

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018

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Outspoken for Contact at Manchester Library

Outspoken for Contact at Manchester Library

Prose, poetry and spoken word from an all-female line-up of Outspoken voices.

Published: Sun, 11 Feb 2018

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The Mayfield Partnership regeneration consults

The Mayfield Partnership regeneration consults

Mayfield Partnership puts draft Strategic Regeneration Framework out to public consultation

Published: Thu, 8 Feb 2018

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Vincent River Q and A

Vincent River Q and A

Glen Meads chatted to actors Dominic Holmes and Joyce Branagh to find out more

Published: Thu, 8 Feb 2018

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Clubbing for the homeless at G A Y

Clubbing for the homeless at G A Y

Help G A Y make a difference to those homeless this winter

Published: Thu, 8 Feb 2018

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Stephen Bailey live at Bury Met this February

Stephen Bailey live at Bury Met this February

Rising comedy name Stephen Bailey hits the road in our region this year and includes an appearance at The Met, Bury on Thursday 15 February.

Published: Thu, 8 Feb 2018

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Sharon Needles at Cruz 101

Sharon Needles at Cruz 101

With pre-show Entertainment from Divina De Campo

Published: Thu, 8 Feb 2018

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Manchester airport announces latest Pride sponsorship

Manchester airport announces latest Pride sponsorship

Manchester Airport on board as Newcastle Pride sponsor

Published: Thu, 8 Feb 2018

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Meeting to discuss recent proposals for Portland St area of the Gay Village

Meeting to discuss recent proposals for Portland St area of the Gay Village

Last Thursday a meeting took place to hear more about the proposals relating to the Portland St area

Published: Thu, 8 Feb 2018

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Full on 80s at The Rem Bar

Full on 80s at The Rem Bar

DJ Moodybear takes you through this rich decade for 80s classics at this Canal St favourite

Published: Thu, 1 Feb 2018

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Thats what she said at Tribeca

Thats what she said at Tribeca

The best writing by women finds a new home at Tribeca in Manchester

Published: Thu, 1 Feb 2018

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Jock event at Eagle Bar

Jock event at Eagle Bar

DJ Brett Denning and new to JOCK, Mr B (Kevin Bleasdale) playing right through until the early hours

Published: Tue, 30 Jan 2018

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Thomas Cook Airlines To Support Manchester Prides The Big Weekend For Fourth Year

Thomas Cook Airlines To Support Manchester Prides The Big Weekend For Fourth Year

Manchester Based Airline confirmed as Headline Sponsors at one of Europes largest LGBT Celebrations

Published: Fri, 26 Jan 2018

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We spoke to Grace Davies runner up X Factor 2017

We spoke to Grace Davies runner up X Factor 2017

Grace Davies sprang to the world’s attention as the runner up on last year’s X Factor

Published: Fri, 26 Jan 2018

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Manchester Pride raises record amount for good causes

Manchester Pride raises record amount for good causes

The UK's Leading LGBT+ charity and event organiser see another record year

Published: Fri, 26 Jan 2018

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Dancing Bear at Palace Theatre

Dancing Bear at Palace Theatre

Manchesters own Divina De Campo heads a superb cast at The Palace Theatre

Published: Wed, 24 Jan 2018

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Cha Cha Boudoir Nerdgasm

Cha Cha Boudoir Nerdgasm

Resident DJ DANNY OLSSON-LANE will be shuffling around the decks

Published: Wed, 24 Jan 2018

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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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Circus Extreme comes to Manchester

Circus Extreme comes to Manchester

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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