Canal St Manchester
Fabulosa! The Story of Polari, Britain’s Secret Gay Language.
Read and watch as we learn about Polari published author Paul Baker
Welcome to the world of NOIR
NOIR transports you back to a time of black and white movies of the 30s, 40s and 50s
Iris Prize 2020
IRIS PRIZE 2020 - PROGRAMME GOES LIVE FOR THIS YEAR’S LGBT+ VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL ONLINE AND FREE IN UK
2020 House of Suarez CarnEvil Ball
The House of Suarez is delighted to announce that the Vogue Ball will be returning in 2020, with this year’s theme; The Carnevil Ball.
We chat with niche queer house producer Forbid
Hot off the tracks of his first major release ‘Feelings’, hotly tipped DJ and producer Forbid, drops his second major single release
Breast Cancer survivors cook up more than a Manchester Tart
Three breast cancer survivors from Manchester have published a compilation cookery book and are donating all proceeds to Prevent Breast Cancer
We chat with Dave Hemingway
Luke Spiby caught up with co-founder of The Beautiful South Dave Hemingway
Brand new weight loss TV show needs applications
Gobstopper TV needs you if you are looking to lose weight.
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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'.
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
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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.
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YourMCR - Divine Inspiration: Episode 2 - Gardening with Miss M
Your weekly dose of Divine Inspiration from the Divine Miss M
Canal St Reviews
Review: Cold Years
A solid first outing for a skilled band
Luke Spiby reviews the new Sea Girls album
Overall Open Up Your Head is an impressive first outing
FYI, you might have to watch it a few times before it makes complete sense...
Born to Manifest
Borrows from hip hop, and draws on his personal experiences