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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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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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Jinkx Monsoon and Peaches Christ  chat to Chris Park

Jinkx Monsoon and Peaches Christ chat to Chris Park

We caught up with Jinx Monsoon and Peaches Christ ahead of the their forthcoming visit to Contact Theatre

Published: Tue, 10 Oct 2017

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Women In Comedy Festival Oct 2017

Women In Comedy Festival Oct 2017

This years WICF sees a stellar line up with some amazing solo shows from a range of great acts

Published: Thu, 5 Oct 2017

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Canal St Card launches Android version

Canal St Card launches Android version

We are delighted to announce our launch of an Android version of the Canal St Card

Published: Thu, 5 Oct 2017

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And the nominations for UK Pride 2018 are...

And the nominations for UK Pride 2018 are...

Liverpool is one of several locations up for UK Pride 2018 following the great success in Hull

Published: Thu, 5 Oct 2017

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Zombie v Survivors for Halloween at Tribeca

Zombie v Survivors for Halloween at Tribeca

Manchesters biggest Halloween party for LGBTQ+ women at Tribeca

Published: Thu, 5 Oct 2017

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Moondance Menagerie at Texture

Moondance Menagerie at Texture

A creative club night bringing together all the creatures of the night

Published: Thu, 5 Oct 2017

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New York New York announce their Halloween plans

New York New York announce their Halloween plans

Another great line up for the big spooktacular weekend at NYNY

Published: Thu, 5 Oct 2017

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In conversation with Matt Lucas

In conversation with Matt Lucas

Join Stockport Plaza for an unforgettable evening with comedy superstar Matt Lucas

Published: Thu, 5 Oct 2017

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Alan Hollinghurst at Manchester Literature Festival

Alan Hollinghurst at Manchester Literature Festival

The celebrated author of The Swimming Pool Library joins the Festival this October

Published: Thu, 5 Oct 2017

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Drew Tosh chats to Diana Vickers

Drew Tosh chats to Diana Vickers

Diana Vickers plays legend Dusty Springfield in a new show about the stars life

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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Confidence Movement for Lesbian and Bisexual Women

Confidence Movement for Lesbian and Bisexual Women

This Autumn, LGBT Foundation Womens Programme is launching a Confidence Movement for Lesbian and Bisexual Women

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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Bourgeois & Maurice: How To Save The World Without Really Trying

Bourgeois & Maurice: How To Save The World Without Really Trying

Bourgeois and Maurice return to Home as part of this years Orbit Festival

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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Manchester success for Bi Visibility Day

Manchester success for Bi Visibility Day

Saturday 23 September was the nineteenth Bi Visibility Day, bigger and more widely recognised than ever

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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October Handsome

October Handsome

Following their big Pride success, those handsome guys are back with an Oct date

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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Extra date for Sasha Velour at Cruz

Extra date for Sasha Velour at Cruz

Winner of season nine Ru Pauls Drag Race, Sasha adds another Manchester date

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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It's Gemma Collins for Kiki final

It's Gemma Collins for Kiki final

Towie star Gemma Collins joins Kiki for its Queens finale this October

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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Jumble Soul by Jackie Hagen

Jumble Soul by Jackie Hagen

Award winning Jackie Hagen brings a brand new show to Contact this Autumn

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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Horse returns to Manchester this Nov

Horse returns to Manchester this Nov

One of the great female UK voices returns to Band on the Wall this Autumn

Published: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

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Canal St meets Margaret Cho

Canal St meets Margaret Cho

Fresh off the Bloat is my sickest show to date - Margaret Cho tells us why here

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017

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LGBT retirement event

LGBT retirement event

Join others at LGBT Foundation to learn more about your retirement options

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017

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Laughing Cows Sept date

Laughing Cows Sept date

Another great line up of female comedy for this months Laughing Cows at Tribeca

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017

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Rochdale Asian LGBT Group

Rochdale Asian LGBT Group

For Asian men and women, attempting to become a part of the LGBT community can bring all kinds of difficulties

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017

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Dickie Beau at Contact this November

Dickie Beau at Contact this November

Humorous and haunting solo show is a unique theatrical experience

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017

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Vogue Ball 2017

Vogue Ball 2017

The Vogue Ball is returning for 2017 – and House of Suarez is promising this years event is set to be its most fabulous yet

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017

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You've changed by Kate O Donnell

You've changed by Kate O Donnell

It’s fourteen years since Kate transitioned and a lot has changed.

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017

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Kerry Ellis for Bolton Pride

Kerry Ellis for Bolton Pride

Musical theatre royalty Kerry Ellis will appear in a very special evening of Voices & Lyrics to support Bolton Pride

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017

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Queer​ ​Of​ ​The​ ​Year​ ​Awards announced

Queer​ ​Of​ ​The​ ​Year​ ​Awards announced

The inaugural Queer of the Year awards have announced their categories for the event next Spring

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Barclays Spectrum raise funds for LGBT Foundation

Barclays Spectrum raise funds for LGBT Foundation

The Midland Hotel is the location for this latest fundraiser by LGBT group Barclays Spectrum

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Le Gateau Chocolat in Duckie

Le Gateau Chocolat in Duckie

Disney references and an important message of acceptance are the core of this latest creation

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Armistead Maupin in Manchester

Armistead Maupin in Manchester

The story of his life is a story as fascinating, as delightful and as compulsive as any of the tales

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Coming out at The Walker Gallery

Coming out at The Walker Gallery

A unique exhibition marking the 50th Anniversary of decriminalisation

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Cruz freshers weekend

Cruz freshers weekend

Cruz announces a weekend full of activities and surprises to welcome freshers to the city

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Sept Supernature

Sept Supernature

Neil Diablo joins the Supernature team for the Sept date

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017

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Hokem Pokem at Contact

Hokem Pokem at Contact

Peaches Christ, Jincx Monsoon plus Holestar for Hokem Pokem

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Noir for Vertigo Productions

Noir for Vertigo Productions

Vertigo Productions reveal their latest original play

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Mothers Ruin for Sept 2017

Mothers Ruin for Sept 2017

Hosted as ever, by the glamorous and ecologically inspired hirsute hostess Timberlina

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Sapphormation 2017

Sapphormation 2017

This years theme for Sapphormation is Against the grain

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Northern Wave classes

Northern Wave classes

Improve your swimming confidence with Northern Wave

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Bi Tweet day

Bi Tweet day

This year's Big Bi Tweet for Bi Visibility Day is set to be bigger than ever - and there's still time to join in

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Queer Media Festival for 2017

Queer Media Festival for 2017

The Queer Media Festival returns to Home with another great line up of events including this one

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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For fans of Sarah Harding and Girls Aloud

For fans of Sarah Harding and Girls Aloud

Help Pop Curious celebrate their 8th birthday in style

Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017

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Pen Chant returns this Sept

Pen Chant returns this Sept

Manchesters premier cabaret night Pen:Chant launches compelling new season

Published: Tue, 5 Sep 2017

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Female queer art exhibition

Female queer art exhibition

Moist is a brand new exhibiton for queer women comes to islington mill for 3 days

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Pride 2017 on video

Pride 2017 on video

We have a unique collection of video footage capturing this years Big Weekend

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Belinda Carlisle live

Belinda Carlisle live

Belinda Carlisle returns to Manchester to celebrate her 30th Anniversary

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Spoken Word at Contact

Spoken Word at Contact

Contact residents, Young Identity, lead the way with new writing commissioned by Contact, Hatch

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Loving Her, Loving Him

Loving Her, Loving Him

Manchesters Mayor Becomes Prime Minister - A new play

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Boney M and friends return to Plaza

Boney M and friends return to Plaza

For fan of 70s and 80s Soul and Disco then get your flares ready

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Sept Qwerk

Sept Qwerk

Club favourite Qwerk announced date and line up for post pride event

Published: Thu, 31 Aug 2017

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Nine Moments That Advanced Manchester's LGBTQ+ March

Nine Moments That Advanced Manchester's LGBTQ+ March

Manchester is city that prides itself on change, innovation, and creativity

Published: Sun, 27 Aug 2017

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Wagamama support GHT

Wagamama support GHT

Wagamama continues to make it Rain(bow) for teh LGBT+ community

Published: Sun, 27 Aug 2017

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No1 Canal Street

No1 Canal Street

Latest independent investment for new venue in the Gay Village opens just ahead of pride

Published: Thu, 24 Aug 2017

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From Manchester with love

From Manchester with love

Thomas Cook Airlines and Manchester Airport mark sponsorship with Rainbow Heart

Published: Thu, 24 Aug 2017

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