Canal St Manchester
The Refuge to be invaded by Gremlins this Xmas
With immersive film screenings featuring drag Gremlins, slime and midnight feasts
Vanilla is 20 years old
Vanilla will be 20 on Friday 7th December with Steph and her team ready to welcome you to help celebrate.
Tracey and team do it again
Fantastic fundraising again at New York New York for Xmas light switch on
Gays of Manchester: Across the Generational Divide
As part of a new series of articles we bring together ordinary people to ask their views and find out their experiences.
G-A-Y highlight homelessness
Could You Survive On The Streets At Christmas?
Lisa Stansfield live
LISA STANSFIELD ANNOUNCES ‘AFFECTION’ 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR.DETAILS ARE HERE
Shangela live at Cruz 101
Klub Kids are back in Manchester with RuPauls Drag Race superstar SHANGELA
Festive frolics with Jonathan Mayor
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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 £14 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 device only £14 or the plastic card £18 per year.Get Your VIP Card
Free VIP Departure Lounge with every booking made, UK Dep airports
20% off A la carte Sun-Thurs.
Grill on New York St
20% off food Sun-Wed for all parties under 6 people.
YourMCR - Thinking about the Holidays?
Bel and Shel talk holidays to a Travel Councillor, as well as our weekly chat with Titter's on sports for the disabled. And Michelle gives a What's On for the local plays and events!