Canal Street Online Manchester

Canal St Manchester

Greater Manchester LGBT Arts + Culture Network.

Greater Manchester LGBT Arts + Culture Network.


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!

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YourMCR - Twits, Wits and Bawdy Baskets

Michelle goes solo for an action packed episode with a unique and hilarious interview from Doodlebugs productions about their upcoming play, Twits, Wits and Bawdy Baskets.

Titter's also travels back to the tudors, with a history and ghost tour of Ordsall Hall. Travel Counsellor Gary Manners give us the latest tips of holidays within the UK and our Hayley speaks to special guest, Peter Carroll.