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Molly House and Iconic team up for World Gin Day

Molly House and Iconic team up for World Gin Day

Molly and Iconic Proudly Present Gin ‘n Jazz for World Gin Day Mcr

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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Lydia remembers

Lydia remembers

The woman that sang 'that song' remembers st Ann's Sq 12 months ago

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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GUY a new gay romantic piece for GM Fringe

GUY a new gay romantic piece for GM Fringe

X Factor star Seann Miley Moore will be starring in GUY a new gay romantic comedy musical

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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People’s History Museum’s exhibition opens to the public Saturday 2 June

People’s History Museum’s exhibition opens to the public Saturday 2 June

Represent! Voices 100 Years On

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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Cup win for Village FC

Cup win for Village FC

Village Manchester Football Club win the GFSN Cup

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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LGBT artists involved in new gallery

LGBT artists involved in new gallery

A brand new gallery has just opened and features several prominent LGBT artists

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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Pride: Party and Protest

Pride: Party and Protest

Dan Carter thinks it is important to consider Pride as both a party and a platform for protest.

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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Canal-st.co.uk and the GDPR

Canal-st.co.uk and the GDPR

Privacy laws are coming into effect, here's what we do with your data...

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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Lindsay Kemp to perform at Bridgewater Hall

Lindsay Kemp to perform at Bridgewater Hall

Be a part of the this rare and special appearance by the legendary octogenarian Lindsay Kemp

Published: Mon, 21 May 2018

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Dan Carter looks at the important dates in LGBT history

Dan Carter looks at the important dates in LGBT history

Dan Carter looks at some key dates of LGBT History in the UK

Published: Thu, 17 May 2018

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Robert Jackson chats to us about Summer Holiday

Robert Jackson chats to us about Summer Holiday

Canal St’s Chris Park chatted to Robert Jackson who plays Al about how new life is being brought to the bus.

Published: Thu, 17 May 2018

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Paisley for GM Fringe at Leaf

Paisley for GM Fringe at Leaf

Paisley is about what it is like to come out and be rejected by family

Published: Thu, 17 May 2018

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Scottee returns to Home with a full show

Scottee returns to Home with a full show

Celebrating ten years as an artist and self-described ‘forward-facing fatso’, Scottee presents Fat Blokes.Read more..

Published: Thu, 17 May 2018

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Manuel Vasons recreation of an iconic image from the anti-Section 28 protests in Manchester

Manuel Vasons recreation of an iconic image from the anti-Section 28 protests in Manchester

Thirty years after section 28, a new photo installation asks What's next?

Published: Thu, 17 May 2018

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Visit The Monster

Visit The Monster

Let loose your inner child with a visit to The Monster

Published: Thu, 17 May 2018

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May date for LGBT networking event

May date for LGBT networking event

Your chance to meet LGBT professionals from a range of industries, living or working in the Manchester area.

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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May date for Supernature

May date for Supernature

Join the gang at Underdog for the May helping of Supernature

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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Cha Cha says Au Revoir

Cha Cha says Au Revoir

Join Cheddar and Anna to draw a light veil on the the legendary concept Cha Cha Boudoir

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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Be more Martyn at Hope Mill

Be more Martyn at Hope Mill

Hope Theatre Company are bringing their new verbatim show, #BeMoreMartyn The Boy with the Deirdre Tattoo, to Hope Mill Theatre this May

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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Dan Carter looks at some of the issues facing the Gay Village

Dan Carter looks at some of the issues facing the Gay Village

With years of history behind it, the future of the Gay Village looks brighter with huge investment and new venues on the way

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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Fancy joining Store St for the Royal Wedding?

Fancy joining Store St for the Royal Wedding?

Grab a group of friends and celebrate the Royal Wedding with afternoon tea at Store St

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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Big line up of live shows at Via

Big line up of live shows at Via

Via has yet another big line up of visiting artists scheduled throughout May

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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Artists announced for The Village Weekender

Artists announced for The Village Weekender

Bright, vibrant weekend festival in the gay village fundraising for good causes via the AXM Foundation

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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Growing into my Beard at Abode Hotel

Growing into my Beard at Abode Hotel

A solo show of music, storytelling, dance, love & pure ginger realness.

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018

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Christine and the Queens return with live dates

Christine and the Queens return with live dates

Christine and the Queens return to live performance this year which includes Manchester O2 Apollo

Published: Thu, 3 May 2018

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Learn Spanish with LGBT Foundation

Learn Spanish with LGBT Foundation

Lesbian and Bi Womens spanish classes are now available in the heart of the village

Published: Thu, 3 May 2018

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Eurovision party at Oscars

Eurovision party at Oscars

Join the team at Oscars for a full Eurovision blow out!

Published: Thu, 3 May 2018

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We chat to star of Brighton Rock Chris Jack

We chat to star of Brighton Rock Chris Jack

Chris Park chats to homegrown Mancunian talent, Chris Jack one of the stars of the tour of Brighton Rock

Published: Thu, 3 May 2018

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13-fold increase in rough sleepers since 2010

13-fold increase in rough sleepers since 2010

Dan Smith looks at the issues surrounding homelessness in Manchester

Published: Thu, 3 May 2018

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Enough is the first LGBT performance for GM Fringe 2018

Enough is the first LGBT performance for GM Fringe 2018

Each week we will feature LGBT productions announced for this years GM Fringe in July 2018

Published: Thu, 3 May 2018

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Rita Ora for Manchester Pride

Rita Ora for Manchester Pride

The full line up for this years Manchester Pride in August

Published: Thu, 26 Apr 2018

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Anti Sodomy laws and the Commonwealth

Anti Sodomy laws and the Commonwealth

10 years of pushing for equality around the world, but if the world is to see real change should the UK do more

Published: Thu, 26 Apr 2018

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Revamped Boi Zone at Tribeca

Revamped Boi Zone at Tribeca

Drag King Karaoke returns

Published: Thu, 26 Apr 2018

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Get Ready to Break Out for Manchester Pride

Get Ready to Break Out for Manchester Pride

Charity challenges the city to get involved for a good cause this May

Published: Thu, 26 Apr 2018

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800k award for LGBT centre

800k award for LGBT centre

£800,000 success for Manchesters LGBT+ community

Published: Thu, 26 Apr 2018

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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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