Canal St Manchester
Sparkle Weekend returns for 2022
SPARKLE – THE NATIONAL TRANSGENDER CHARITY ANNOUNCES 2022 SPARKLE WEEKEND LINE-UP SUPPORTED BY PROUD@SAINSBURY’S
Chatterbox Radio launches
A brand new LGBTQ radio show launches in Manchester
Pandora Le Gateau Chocolat’s operatic exploration of trauma and mythology
Pandora will receive its world premiere at The Lowry on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2022.
The story of a Gay Gamer looking for love.
Fact meets fiction in debut gay novel
Welcome to The Quota Cabaret!
A drag, burlesque and circus extravaganza that celebrates and champions the under-represented.
Manchester for Eurovision 2023?
Are we the perfect city for Eurovision 2023?
LGBTQ+ shows in The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival brochure
100 exciting shows across multiple venues and contains many productions with an LGBTQ+ theme
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Canal St and the Gay Village
Welcome to the World Famous Canal Street Manchester, home of the original 'Queer as Folk' and more recently It's a Sin
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!
Canal St VIP Card - Only £16 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 or Android device only £16 or the plastic card £20 per year.Get Your VIP Card
Three Little Words
20% off full bill Wednesday to Friday
Clayton Hotel at No 55
15% off purchases at bar and Rest.
In this weeks YourMCR show we speak with queen of Saturday Night Whigfield and Hairspray and Sister act Star Lizzie Bea.
Canal St Reviews
We Should Definitely Have More Dancing
Carpe diem before the diem carps you
REVIEW:Classic at Hope Mill Theatre
Sure to leave their audiences smiling and humming the final ditty.
Little Voice at The Lowry
The Play That Goes Wrong
"This is definitely a show I could see again and again".