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Queer Manc House for Handsome

Queer Manc House for Handsome

DJ Paulette, Jamie Bull and Dave Kendrick line up for a Handsome Pride party

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Sinitta closes Manchester Pride

Sinitta closes Manchester Pride

Illuminous leg warmers will be the chosen attire for Eagle Bars closing pride party

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Charli hosts cabaret at Tribeca

Charli hosts cabaret at Tribeca

Join Queen Charli as she hosts a new series of cabaret performance at Tribeca

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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2 solo shows for Laughing Cows this month

2 solo shows for Laughing Cows this month

Kiri Pritchard McLean and Kerry Leigh headline this months event at Frog and Bucket

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Holy Trannity present Poundcake by Alaska

Holy Trannity present Poundcake by Alaska

Holy Trannity are pleased to bring you the album tour of Poundcake by Alaska

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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The Mancunian Gay - remembered

The Mancunian Gay - remembered

Iconic and historical Gay mag gets a pride revival

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Join the picnic to celebrate 50 years

Join the picnic to celebrate 50 years

Celebrate 50 years of partial freedom at Sackville Gardens next Thursday

Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017

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Happy Valley Pride 2017

Happy Valley Pride 2017

Canal St went to the launch to speak to organiser Mike Stephens and got the low down on the forthcoming festival

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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Magical Pride 2017

Magical Pride 2017

MAGICAL DISNEY PARTY hosted by Disneyland Paris with LGBT guests from across Europe as part of Disneys LGBT Pride Celebrations

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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London Pride summed up

London Pride summed up

Matthew King summarizes this years London Pride

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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Sparkle round up

Sparkle round up

Our Emma Preston takes a retrospective look at this years Sparkle Festival

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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Village Manchester Football Club host tournament

Village Manchester Football Club host tournament

Manchesters gay football club hosts record breaking tournament with 30 teams expected

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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Refract 17 starts soon

Refract 17 starts soon

Jamie Bull joins Mr Wilson second liners and Felix Hagan and family for Refract 1027

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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New season announced at Contact

New season announced at Contact

Transgender artist Kate O'Donnells story of transition You’ve Changed heads up an exciting new programme at Contact Theatre

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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July Supernature on Sunday

July Supernature on Sunday

Homoelectric legend Jamie Bull joins residents for the next Supernature on Sunday

Published: Thu, 13 Jul 2017

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MasterChef to open own restaurant

MasterChef to open own restaurant

The first MasterChef champion in the shape of Oldhams Simon Wood is to open his first restaurant in Manchester

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Art in the Alley Chorlton

Art in the Alley Chorlton

Supporting young people struggling with mental health problems by immersing them in art therapy workshops

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Blonde, Will Heard and Liberty X announced

Blonde, Will Heard and Liberty X announced

Manchester Pride has today added three more hit makers to the line-up for the August bank holiday weekend event

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Charity event for Gten Media

Charity event for Gten Media

Bar Pop is the venue for Being me Campaign fundraising event in October

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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The latest on Manchester New Sq

The latest on Manchester New Sq

Manchester New Sq in the village is part of the city property hot spot - Read why here

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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July Qwerk date announced

July Qwerk date announced

Midsummer Mischief with guest DJ Chris Massey for the next Qwerk

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Funkylove comes to Manchester Pride

Funkylove comes to Manchester Pride

Funkylove takes us on a nostalgic trip back to early HedKandi & Fierce Angel days over Pride at Bar Pop

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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Manchester welcomes Orlando shooting visitors

Manchester welcomes Orlando shooting visitors

Village businesses lead the way by welcoming Stars of Hope visitors to Manchester recently

Published: Thu, 6 Jul 2017

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LGBT Foundations Trans Programme

LGBT Foundations Trans Programme

Join Trans activist Sabah Choudrey and share your stories and meet new people too

Published: Wed, 5 Jul 2017

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Manchester New Sq updates

Manchester New Sq updates

Urban and Civic announce the start of Manchester New Square in the village

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Superbia brings Aks International Minorities Festival

Superbia brings Aks International Minorities Festival

Aks International Minorities Festival will come to the UK from Pakistan for the very first time

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Stonewall fundraiser for Malmaison Manchester

Stonewall fundraiser for Malmaison Manchester

Sunday 27th August Malmaison Manchester, are hosting the Stonewall Equality Dinner

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Shakesqueer

Shakesqueer

Christopher Dresden Styles will be stepping up to keep the you bard lovers bopping with the usual eclectic mix at Sub 101

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Liverpool Pride announce full line up

Liverpool Pride announce full line up

Atomic Kitten, Kym Mazelle, and Livin’ Joy are amoungst the names announced for this years event

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Stockport Pride

Stockport Pride

Stockport's first ever LGBT Pride event comes to the Historic Market Place and Market Hall on Sunday 30th July 2017

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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Community  music exhibition at PHM

Community music exhibition at PHM

Queer Noise.The History of LGBT+ Music & Club Culture in Manchester

Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017

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The Red Shoes returns

The Red Shoes returns

New Adventures are delighted to announce further UK dates of Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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Call it Out at Football Museum

Call it Out at Football Museum

Summer International Symposium in Manchester will celebrate the fast growing Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans Fan Group movement

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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The D E returns to Via on Canal St

The D E returns to Via on Canal St

The D E returns to Canal St this weekend for only the third time ever

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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MBE for community heroes

MBE for community heroes

The Queen has recognised Gary Hardman and Gwyn Starkey for their years of community support

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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Trans Arts Festival for Sparkle

Trans Arts Festival for Sparkle

Sparkle and Trans Creative present SPARK - A Trans Arts Festival

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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All male Mikado at The Lowry

All male Mikado at The Lowry

Ground breaking dementia friendly performance planned for The Lowry

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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Trans art at Peoples History Museum

Trans art at Peoples History Museum

Continuum - Framing Trans Lives in 21st Century Britain

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

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Orlando survivors to visit Manchester

Orlando survivors to visit Manchester

Manchester gears itself to welcome survivors of last years horrific attack in Orlando

Published: Tue, 20 Jun 2017

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Final LGBT themed performances for Fringe Festival

Final LGBT themed performances for Fringe Festival

This years festival has more LGBT themed productions than ever before.Read all about them here

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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Staying cool in the village

Staying cool in the village

Serviced apartment operator Staying Cool have announced plans for a new 41 unit apartment hotel in Manchester to open in 2018

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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Ladyboys help raise funds for GHT

Ladyboys help raise funds for GHT

Visiting Manchester for the first time in over 2 years, The Ladyboys performed recently and raised funds for GHT

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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100 events for Manchester Jazz Festival 2017

100 events for Manchester Jazz Festival 2017

Magical happenings, music and gregarious goings-on in this non-stop, kaleidoscopic extravaganza is the promise for this years festival

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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Pop Curious invite you to Bag it Up

Pop Curious invite you to Bag it Up

Celebrate the music of Ginger Spice after she left the band with Pop Curious

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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SmartSelf at LGBT Foundation

SmartSelf at LGBT Foundation

The Smart Way for men to Make changes to their Life.Read how and why here

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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Her Summer Party

Her Summer Party

The worlds largest social and dating app for LGBTQ+ women and queer folk host a party in Manchester

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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Mickey Taylor live at On Bar

Mickey Taylor live at On Bar

Performing songs from his new album Midnight Palace

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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Queery for Sparkle

Queery for Sparkle

Host Rylan Cavell guides us through the various issues faced by the diverse LGBT community

Published: Thu, 15 Jun 2017

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Royal Exchange announce new season

Royal Exchange announce new season

The Royal Exchange Theatre announce an ambitious, diverse and reflective programme for the Autumn Winter season

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Declaration at The Lowry this month

Declaration at The Lowry this month

A new ply, Declaration seeks to challenge the mainstream media image of ADHD

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Dance music acts for Manchester Pride

Dance music acts for Manchester Pride

Manchester Pride announces massive dance music line up for the Big Weekend

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Mr Trans UK

Mr Trans UK

AXM to host Mr Trans UK later in year

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Stripped Bare at The Goose

Stripped Bare at The Goose

Compere Scott Cullen Steele hosts another line up of up and coming musical talent

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Latest date for Qwerk

Latest date for Qwerk

Liquorice Black hosts the latest night for Qwerk at Sub 101

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Latest LGBT plays for GM Fringe Festival 2017

Latest LGBT plays for GM Fringe Festival 2017

Greater Manchester Fringe Festival add more LGBT events and productions to the 2017 line-up

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Liberty Festival cancelled

Liberty Festival cancelled

Decision taken to cancel the festival in the light of recent events.Read more here about whats still happening

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Bourgeois & Maurice

Bourgeois & Maurice

Home launch T1 with with Bourgeois & Maurice the musical duo with a style as sharp as their wit

Published: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

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Chris Park chats to Pam Ann

Chris Park chats to Pam Ann

Our chris Park chats to Pam ahead of her forthcoming visit to The Lowry this weekend.

Published: Thu, 1 Jun 2017

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Bosie at Hope Mill Theatre

Bosie at Hope Mill Theatre

A new play about the love that was shared between Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas

Published: Thu, 1 Jun 2017

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The Sunday Boys

The Sunday Boys

The Sunday Boys celebrate the last 50 years of gay rights in music

Published: Thu, 1 Jun 2017

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Big Scrum celebrates 7 years

Big Scrum celebrates 7 years

Cant believe its been 7 years since the first Big Scrum.Read more here..

Published: Thu, 1 Jun 2017

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G A Y Manchester fundraising

G A Y Manchester fundraising

Help the G A Y group achieve their 10k challenge

Published: Thu, 1 Jun 2017

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Inaugural Levenshulme Pride

Inaugural Levenshulme Pride

A recent homophobic attack inspired a small group of individuals to announce the first ever Levenshulme event

Published: Thu, 1 Jun 2017

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Peter  Mcmaster: 27

Peter Mcmaster: 27

A brand new piece which looks at the poetics of getting older and change.

Published: Thu, 1 Jun 2017

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LGBT themes for Gtr Manchester Fringe 2017

LGBT themes for Gtr Manchester Fringe 2017

Read about our initial selection of LGB themed performances for this years GM Fringe Festival in July

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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Martyn Hett

Martyn Hett

Please join us to pay tribute to Martyn Hett one of the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing.

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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Sale of 44 Canal St

Sale of 44 Canal St

News here of the very latest property deal in the Gay Village

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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Liberty Festival

Liberty Festival

An example of Manchesters creative activism will show solidarity with our American LGBT+ family

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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Bolton Pride 2017

Bolton Pride 2017

Four days in late September are the dates for this years Bolton Pride

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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Welcome The Vegan Queens

Welcome The Vegan Queens

The Vegan Queens are a new and local drag duo. Read more about them here

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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Pam Ann celebrates her 20th Anniversary at Lowry

Pam Ann celebrates her 20th Anniversary at Lowry

The A-List queen of the skies, Pam Ann plans to land the Louboutin's on international turf inc The Lowry

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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Barpop announce line up of Bank Hol events

Barpop announce line up of Bank Hol events

Bananas is a new night on Thurs at Barpop. Read about it and more here

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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LGBT discrimination in Manchester

LGBT discrimination in Manchester

Exiting Lord Mayor and Head of Manchester Pride talk about LGBT discrimination in our region

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017

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Cruz celebrates 25th Anniversary

Cruz celebrates 25th Anniversary

A night of Pop, Chart, Dance & Commercial House provided by some of the UKs Hottest DJs as we take you on a journey from 1992 to present

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017

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Come on Drag up for George

Come on Drag up for George

Please drag up for George and make a real difference to someones life

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017

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Drew Tosh chats to Strictly winner Joanne Clifton

Drew Tosh chats to Strictly winner Joanne Clifton

Drew Tosh chats wigs, brotherly love and Prince Harry with Strictly champ Joanne Clifton

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017

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Salford Pride

Salford Pride

Updated information about this years event with its new location

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017

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Bank Hol Supernature team up with Qwerk

Bank Hol Supernature team up with Qwerk

Supernature on Sunday returns for another bank holiday session at Underdog

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017

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La Cage aux Folles

La Cage aux Folles

La Cage aux Folles visits The Lowry as part of a larger UK tour

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017

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Unchechen - is a new short film about Chechnya

Unchechen - is a new short film about Chechnya

New Short Film on the Plight of Gay Men in Chechnya

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017

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Chris Park chats to Cheryl Fergison  post Eastenders

Chris Park chats to Cheryl Fergison post Eastenders

Cheryl chats to us about future plans, Wizard of Oz and Green skin

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017

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Ruth Madoc talks to Canal St Online

Ruth Madoc talks to Canal St Online

Drew Tosh talks 1980s, nostalgia and naughty comedy with Ruth Madoc

Published: Thu, 11 May 2017

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Jason Donovan

Jason Donovan

Jason chats about his 3 visits to Manchester this year and His Amazing Mid Life Crisis Tour

Published: Thu, 11 May 2017

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Marc Almond for Liverpool Pride

Marc Almond for Liverpool Pride

Mersey singer Marc Almond makes Pride debut to headline 2017 Festival

Published: Thu, 11 May 2017

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Urban and Civic launch Manchester New Sq

Urban and Civic launch Manchester New Sq

Manchester New Square now launched with village location

Published: Thu, 11 May 2017

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Brand new show from Sophie Willan at Contact

Brand new show from Sophie Willan at Contact

Raucous show from a bold and unapologetic young powerhouse who returns to Contact

Published: Thu, 11 May 2017

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Girl Gang Manchester: See My Selfie Exhibition and Events

Girl Gang Manchester: See My Selfie Exhibition and Events

Girl Gang Manchester talk to Canal St Online about #SeeMySelfie Exhibition, Speed Mate-ing event and more

Published: Thu, 11 May 2017

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First ever Pride event for Trafford

First ever Pride event for Trafford

Alongside their Ruby Anniversary celebrations, WASA LGBT are delighted to be hosting the first Trafford Pride

Published: Thu, 11 May 2017

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May date for Deviant at Eagle Bar

May date for Deviant at Eagle Bar

Male only favourite Deviant announces May Date at Eagle Bar

Published: Thu, 11 May 2017

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New Aparthotel on edge of village

New Aparthotel on edge of village

Another prominent site on the edge of the gay village is to be redeveloped

Published: Fri, 5 May 2017

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Adore Delano joins DXP17  line up

Adore Delano joins DXP17 line up

Holy Trannity have put together another star studded line up for their next event at The O2 Ritz

Published: Fri, 5 May 2017

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Help Proud 2B parents celebrate their 10th Anniversary

Help Proud 2B parents celebrate their 10th Anniversary

Come join new families and friends at this inaugural event to celebrate 10 years

Published: Fri, 5 May 2017

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Latest date for Handsome in Manchester

Latest date for Handsome in Manchester

Jamie Bull and Dave Kendrick join the line up for the next Handsome at Underdog later this month

Published: Fri, 5 May 2017

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New jobs at The Proud Trust

New jobs at The Proud Trust

Help this small youth and community work organisation to deliver as many as 20 youth work sessions per week

Published: Fri, 5 May 2017

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We chatted to former corrie star Charlie Condou

We chatted to former corrie star Charlie Condou

Charlie chats to us ahead of his role in the Arthur Miller classic text The Crucible

Published: Fri, 5 May 2017

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We chatted to Folk legend Kate Rusby

We chatted to Folk legend Kate Rusby

Kate tells us about her tour and who inspires her currently on the music scene

Published: Fri, 5 May 2017

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Clean Bandit announced for Manchester Pride

Clean Bandit announced for Manchester Pride

Manchester Pride confirms one of 2016s biggest acts for the August LGBT Celebration

Published: Thu, 27 Apr 2017

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Italy Gay Summer Pride

Italy Gay Summer Pride

We have teamed up with Italy Pride to offer a unique package to visit later this year

Published: Thu, 27 Apr 2017

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Alyssa Edwards live in Manchester for 2nd date

Alyssa Edwards live in Manchester for 2nd date

Ru Paul Drag fav Alyssa Edwards adds a second date and we have just a few tickets still available

Published: Thu, 27 Apr 2017

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Drag Idol 2017

Drag Idol 2017

Via announce dates for their Drag Idol heats

Published: Thu, 27 Apr 2017

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