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Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019

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Alternative Xmas market for the village

Alternative Xmas market for the village

A new pop up market ‘STALL’ – by Manchester’s legendary independent street food festival GRUB – is set to land at KAMPUS just in time for Christmas.

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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Greater Manchester Hate Crime Plan

Greater Manchester Hate Crime Plan

Greater Manchester Hate Crime Plan to be launched.

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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General Election 2019

General Election 2019

Dan Carter takes a look at the stances adopted by the major parties.Firstly, the Liberal Democrat’s

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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My night with Reg revived

My night with Reg revived

LGBT Theatre company Green Carnation Company have announced their second major production

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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The Village People Weekend announce details for 2020

The Village People Weekend announce details for 2020

The Village People Weekend 2020 ANNOUNCED - bigger and better from Friday 8th until Monday 11th May.

Published: Fri, 8 Nov 2019

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The Pride Poppy

The Pride Poppy

Dan Carter looks at the issues surrounding the Pride Poppy.

Published: Fri, 8 Nov 2019

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Dr Michael Barnish introduces REVIV

Dr Michael Barnish introduces REVIV

How to Boost your immunity this Autumn?

Published: Fri, 8 Nov 2019

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Greater Manchester UK AIDS memorial quilt trail

Greater Manchester UK AIDS memorial quilt trail

The UK AIDS Memorial Quilt is a unique and powerful historical and social artefact and an irreplaceable piece of HIV history

Published: Fri, 8 Nov 2019

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Manchester FA Pride Cup

Manchester FA Pride Cup

The 2019 Pride Cup will be taking place on November 22nd at Powerleague Manchester Central

Published: Fri, 8 Nov 2019

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LGBT Employee Network discussion

LGBT Employee Network discussion

Ever wanted to set up an LGBT+ employees group where you work?

Published: Fri, 8 Nov 2019

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Mothers Bloomers returns to The Studio, Royal Exchange Theatre

Mothers Bloomers returns to The Studio, Royal Exchange Theatre

Again hosted by Fat Roland, Mother’s Bloomers 2019 will feature new work by 8 emerging Queer artists.

Published: Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Vignettes at Hope Mill Theatre

Vignettes at Hope Mill Theatre

All-female new writing project Vignettes at Hope Mill Theatre

Published: Mon, 4 Nov 2019

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Dear Kieran answers some more of your questions

Dear Kieran answers some more of your questions

This week, Canal Street’s Agony Uncle Kieran Weeder helps our readers with relationships, friendships and more.

Published: Thu, 31 Oct 2019

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Essential at 20

Essential at 20

Come celebrate with Essential who will be 20 next year

Published: Thu, 31 Oct 2019

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Qwerk celebrates 5th birthday

Qwerk celebrates 5th birthday

Come celebrate 5th Birthday goodness with the Qwerk Faithful

Published: Thu, 31 Oct 2019

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Queer Media Festival 2019

Queer Media Festival 2019

Queer narratives combine with dazzling artistry to stretch the imagination into fantastical animated worlds

Published: Thu, 31 Oct 2019

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Pride comes to Rochdale for first time

Pride comes to Rochdale for first time

The borough of Rochdale is gearing up for its first ever celebration of Pride.

Published: Thu, 31 Oct 2019

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Collaborative LGBTQ+ Theatre Festival launched by Hope Mill Theatre and Superbia

Collaborative LGBTQ+ Theatre Festival launched by Hope Mill Theatre and Superbia

RUNNING IN JANUARY 2020, TURN ON FEST WILL FEATURE THEATRE, DANCE, CABARET, POETRY, WORKSHOPS AND MORE

Published: Sat, 26 Oct 2019

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The Sunday Boys music Project

The Sunday Boys music Project

The Sunday Boys will be singing and videoing John Grant’s Glacier - a song about homophobia

Published: Sat, 26 Oct 2019

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Pam Ann layover in Manchester Gay Village

Pam Ann layover in Manchester Gay Village

Comedy legend flies into Via Pam Ann

Published: Sat, 26 Oct 2019

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Drag Race UK season 1 comes to Manchester

Drag Race UK season 1 comes to Manchester

Alyssa Edwards hosts a tremendous line up from series one

Published: Sat, 26 Oct 2019

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House of Suarez and Contact present Manchester Vogue Ball

House of Suarez and Contact present Manchester Vogue Ball

Book now for the fabulously flamboyant Vogue Ball 2020

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Cabagay at Tribeca

Cabagay at Tribeca

Join Alabaster Queen for a new night at Tribeca.

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Worker Bee markets bring Xmas events

Worker Bee markets bring Xmas events

Shop Local This Christmas from talented Artisan Makers

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Cha Cha returns this Halloween

Cha Cha returns this Halloween

Friday 25th is the night SHE came home! That's right, Cha Cha Boudoir

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Club classics special for DILF

Club classics special for DILF

Pre-HiBEARnation joins DILF to celebrate at next event

Published: Thu, 17 Oct 2019

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Dear Kieran - Second Instalment

Dear Kieran - Second Instalment

Kieran takes a look at more of your questions.

Published: Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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'When We Were Out' - Russell T Davies

'When We Were Out' - Russell T Davies

WHEN WE WERE OUT - NEW PODCAST CELEBRATES MANCHESTER’S LGBT HISTORY

Published: Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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Cheer Up bring New Wave 80's V's Pop 80's to Tribeca

Cheer Up bring New Wave 80's V's Pop 80's to Tribeca

Cheer Up & TriBeCa 80's Extravaganza - Friday 8th November TriBeCa Manchester

Published: Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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Manchester Leathermen

Manchester Leathermen

Our David Poucher caught up with Adam Puyau-Barwell organiser

Published: Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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YourMcr launches Go Fund campaign

YourMcr launches Go Fund campaign

YourMcr launches Go Fund campaign with move into brand new offices

Published: Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day

A new edition of "Getting Bi In A Gay / Straight World" is released to celebrate Coming Out Day

Published: Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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Kick it Out celebrates 25 years with a new play about Laurie Cunningham

Kick it Out celebrates 25 years with a new play about Laurie Cunningham

25th anniversary of Kick it Out foundation combating racism and discrimination

Published: Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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In the Face of Adversity

In the Face of Adversity

In the Face of Adversity - a unique and immersive exhibition exploring the power of healing’

Published: Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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A journey into Kampus

A journey into Kampus

We chat to two of the men behind our forthcoming neighbours at Kampus

Published: Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester to become charitable organisation

Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester to become charitable organisation

Russell T Davies and Denise Welch join Tracie Bennett as patrons of the theatre

Published: Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Making the most of your ‘Gay Retirement nest egg?!’

Making the most of your ‘Gay Retirement nest egg?!’

Chat with our Kath Wilkinson about the several options you have

Published: Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Supernature 4th Anniversary

Supernature 4th Anniversary

Published: Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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GHT Gala Dinner 2019

GHT Gala Dinner 2019

The five-star Lowry Hotel is the location for this years GHT Gala Dinner

Published: Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Women In Comedy Festival 2019

Women In Comedy Festival 2019

This October sees the return of the seventh annual Women in Comedy Festival

Published: Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Celine Dion live in Manchester

Celine Dion live in Manchester

World-renowned global icon Celine Dion announces 2nd Manchester date for her Courage World Tour.

Published: Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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The Ice Village returns to Manchester

The Ice Village returns to Manchester

The ice sculptors who created the incredible Ice Cavern at last year’s Ice Village Manchester are set to return this Christmastime

Published: Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Bury Pride Autumn celebration

Bury Pride Autumn celebration

Join the organisers of Bury Pride at their annual celebration event in Prestwich

Published: Wed, 25 Sep 2019

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Seven hero images showcase method’s Drag Clean campaign

Seven hero images showcase method’s Drag Clean campaign

New advertising campaign from eco-conscious cleaning brand method features fabulous drag artists

Published: Mon, 23 Sep 2019

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Annual Vogue Ball Liverpool

Annual Vogue Ball Liverpool

Strictly stellar line up of Judges confirmed for the 11th House Of Suarez Vogue Ball:

Published: Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Strictly Come Dancing’s Gorka Marquez and Karen Hauer live in Manchester

Strictly Come Dancing’s Gorka Marquez and Karen Hauer live in Manchester

It’s time to heat things up - get ready for FIREDANCE

Published: Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Afflecks Student Shopping Guide

Afflecks Student Shopping Guide

One of the cities premier LGBT retail centres welcome LGBT freshers and all allies with a selection of traders listed here

Published: Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Civil Service LGBT NW

Civil Service LGBT NW

We promote another LGBT group within a large organisation.This time it is the Civil Service

Published: Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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New agony Uncle for Canal St Online

New agony Uncle for Canal St Online

We are delighted to welcome Keiran Weeder to the Canal St family.

Published: Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Manchester Literature Festival 2019

Manchester Literature Festival 2019

Manchester Literature Festival 2019 announces a programme of acclaimed authors, cultural icons and original writing

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019

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Cher Live in Manchester

Cher Live in Manchester

Paul Young confirmed to join Cher on the UK leg of her here we go again world tour

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019

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BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon present

BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon present

All I want for xmas is attention

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019

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Biconic 2019

Biconic 2019

Spectacular charity night of spoken word from some of the North West's finest bi and pan identifying poets and writers

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019

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Official launch for MILK at No1 Canal St

Official launch for MILK at No1 Canal St

Following the success of the Pride special of MILK, the launch date is announced

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019

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Eagle Bar to host DILF

Eagle Bar to host DILF

The Manchester Leather Weekend kicks off in fine style with DILF

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019

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Mame revival at Hope Mill Theatre

Mame revival at Hope Mill Theatre

Harriet Thorpe and Tim Flavin star alongside Tracie Bennett in first professional UK revival of Mame

Published: Fri, 13 Sep 2019

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Inaugural Manchester Burlesque Festival

Inaugural Manchester Burlesque Festival

Bella Besame announces the first ever Manchester Burlesque Festival

Published: Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mother’s Ruin returns to The Royal Exchange for it’s third year

Mother’s Ruin returns to The Royal Exchange for it’s third year

Black British spoken word poet Maz Hedgehog heads the line up

Published: Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Synopsis of Summer Dreams by Helen Dale

Synopsis of Summer Dreams by Helen Dale

“Summer Dreams” is an authentic story of the transgender community.

Published: Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Theatre hit Burnt Out returns

Theatre hit Burnt Out returns

Compelling new writing by local talent with the award-winning ‘Burnout’ is back this autumn, this time as a full-length production.

Published: Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Welcome to Integrity Funeral plans

Welcome to Integrity Funeral plans

Have you ever thought about setting up a funeral plan?

Published: Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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LGBT Foundation and Pride celebrate

LGBT Foundation and Pride celebrate

25th anniversary of groundbreaking condom and lube scheme

Published: Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Happy Pride Weekend from Canal St Online

Happy Pride Weekend from Canal St Online

Be happy.Be safe and enjoy everything that is planned.

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019

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We chat with Author Malorie Blackman

We chat with Author Malorie Blackman

Join legendary author Malorie Blackman for this live Penguin Podcast

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019

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Misty works with Alzheimers Society

Misty works with Alzheimers Society

Misty Chance and several other Manchester drag queens to work alongside Alzheimer's Society

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019

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Mini pride film festival at Odeon GNW

Mini pride film festival at Odeon GNW

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Pride and The Imitation Game are all showing this week at the Odeon

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019

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Tribeca plans and opening times for pride weekend

Tribeca plans and opening times for pride weekend

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019

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Aftershock Pride Weekender 2019

Aftershock Pride Weekender 2019

The one & only Anna Phylactic returns to her spiritual home this Pride and hosts Sunday nights massive party.

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019

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Tariff and Dale support pride

Tariff and Dale support pride

Bottomless bubbles and tapas are on the menu for this years pride celebrations at this LGBT fav

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019

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Proud Trust launches Transcriptions

Proud Trust launches Transcriptions

The Proud Trust launches ‘Transcriptions’ – the first writing competition exclusively for 11-19 year old trans/non-binary young people.

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019

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Supernature at Pride 2019

Supernature at Pride 2019

High Hoops join the regular team to celebrate Pride 2019

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019

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Home Mcr over pride

Home Mcr over pride

Home Mcr have selected a series of LGBT themed films to be screened over Manchester Pride

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019

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Pride fertility event

Pride fertility event

Make sure you know who you can turn to for any questions you have about starting or completing your family

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019

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Cruz line up for 2019 pride

Cruz line up for 2019 pride

Cruz 101 presents Manchester Pride's Biggest Parties.

Published: Fri, 9 Aug 2019

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Lulu to perform at Gay Village Party

Lulu to perform at Gay Village Party

Iconic Singer Added to LGBT+ Festival Line-Up Alongside Diverse Programme Of International, National and Local Performers

Published: Fri, 9 Aug 2019

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Via announce Sam Bailey at Pride

Via announce Sam Bailey at Pride

The X factor winner graces the Via stage.

Published: Fri, 9 Aug 2019

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LGBT comedy night for Pride weekend

LGBT comedy night for Pride weekend

The famous Frog and Bucket comedy club is the location for pride weekend's LGBT comedy night

Published: Wed, 7 Aug 2019

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Proud Trust – Youth Pride Event

Proud Trust – Youth Pride Event

Manchester Pride has announced its programme of events for Youth Pride MCR

Published: Wed, 7 Aug 2019

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Penguin Pride 2019

Penguin Pride 2019

Another stellar line up for this years Penguin Pride at Home Mcr

Published: Wed, 7 Aug 2019

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Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator Queers August

Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator Queers August

Dramatises the political activism of Mary Winter, a bus driver who was sacked for nothing more than wearing a ‘Lesbian Liberation’ badge

Published: Wed, 7 Aug 2019

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Drag cleans initiative with LGBT Foundation

Drag cleans initiative with LGBT Foundation

METHOD ANNOUNCES YEAR LONG PARTNERSHIP WITH LGBT FOUNDATION + DRAG TALENT

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019

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LGBT Foundation calls on new PM

LGBT Foundation calls on new PM

LGBT Foundation calls for the reform of the Gender Recognition Act

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019

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Beehydrate launch rainbow and trans water bottle designs

Beehydrate launch rainbow and trans water bottle designs

“Bee the change you want to see in the world,”

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019

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Better Together at George House Trust

Better Together at George House Trust

Our friends at GHT are recruiting and training peer mentors

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019

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JOCK MANCHESTER PRIDE 2019

JOCK MANCHESTER PRIDE 2019

Not one, but two special pride events for JOCK.

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019

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Chris Park chats with Abalicious

Chris Park chats with Abalicious

Abalicious may seem like just another ABBA tribute band but scratch the surface and there is so much more to this group than you realise.

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019

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Tom of Finland event in Manchester

Tom of Finland event in Manchester

Theatre Impossible in MANCHESTER are to host a Tom of Finland night this weekend.

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019

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Stockport Pride invites you to join the parade

Stockport Pride invites you to join the parade

Stockport Pride returns to the town centre at the end of July, with loads of entertainment in store.

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019

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New LGBT radio station launches

New LGBT radio station launches

“GlitterBox” launches and is a different kind of LGBT+ station

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019

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The Great Village Bake Off 2019

The Great Village Bake Off 2019

Bake It! Bring It! Share It!

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019

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Grand Pacific announce afternoon tea for pride

Grand Pacific announce afternoon tea for pride

LGBT favourite and neighbour Grand Pacific are to host afternoon tea with funds too for Pride funds.

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019

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LesFlicks launches lesbian and bisexual stories on the big and small screen

LesFlicks launches lesbian and bisexual stories on the big and small screen

LesFlicks launches the UK’s first dedicated lesbian video on demand platform with over 20 titles

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019

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Oldham Pride 2019

Oldham Pride 2019

Oldham celebrates its 15th Pride event next Saturday and organisers believe this will the biggest event to date.

Published: Mon, 22 Jul 2019

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Fourth Happy Valley Pride 2019

Fourth Happy Valley Pride 2019

Chris Park spoke to Happy Valley Pride Chair, Tim Whitehead

Published: Mon, 22 Jul 2019

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New Artist Announced for Manchester Pride

New Artist Announced for Manchester Pride

LBGT+ CHARITY ADDS EMELI SANDE TO ALL-STAR LINE-UP

Published: Thu, 18 Jul 2019

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The Goose nominated and now refurbished

The Goose nominated and now refurbished

The Goose is nominated for a prestigious national award

Published: Thu, 18 Jul 2019

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LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2019

LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2019

Civic visit for LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2019

Published: Wed, 17 Jul 2019

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Happy Valley tickets

Happy Valley tickets

The brilliant, lesbian comedian Suzi Ruffell making her Hebden debut

Published: Wed, 17 Jul 2019

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Liverpool Pride announce full line up for 2019

Liverpool Pride announce full line up for 2019

Full programme revealed as LCR Pride Foundation founders highlight the festival’s importance in the 50th anniversary year of the Stonewall uprising

Published: Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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