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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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Full line up for Superbia at Pride Festival 2019

Full line up for Superbia at Pride Festival 2019

The Superbia Weekend Line-Up has been announced and here is what is planned

Published: Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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United Kweens

United Kweens

Ellie Ganza joins Heidi Yadu, GlitterKing, Kardi Blac, Vanity Black, Ola Winter and Londyn Victoria for United Kweens at Tribeca

Published: Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Supernature returns to Retro bar

Supernature returns to Retro bar

Don't miss out on this next Saturday event just off the village

Published: Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Manchester Are you ready? - Searching For A Star 2019

Manchester Are you ready? - Searching For A Star 2019

Your chance to break through i the world of show business

Published: Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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LGBT luxury travel event planned for Pride

LGBT luxury travel event planned for Pride

Pride luxury travel event at Lily's Manchester

Published: Thu, 11 Jul 2019

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Canal St chats with Tom Lloyd about Jerry Springer the Opera

Canal St chats with Tom Lloyd about Jerry Springer the Opera

Glenn Meads caught up with Tom Lloyd ahead of his role as Satan in Jerry Springer the Opera

Published: Wed, 10 Jul 2019

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Outstageus 2019

Outstageus 2019

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE ANNUAL OUTSTAGEUS EVENT

Published: Thu, 4 Jul 2019

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Queer Prom comes to Manchester!

Queer Prom comes to Manchester!

The UK’s first Queer Prom makes it's Manchester debut ahead of Manchester Pride on Friday 16th August

Published: Thu, 4 Jul 2019

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Danny Clifford in Unbreakable

Danny Clifford in Unbreakable

Local playwright showcases ‘Unbreakable’ talent

Published: Thu, 4 Jul 2019

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Would you like to join the Proud Trust team?

Would you like to join the Proud Trust team?

Interested in joining the Proud Trust as they transition into their new building in 2020?

Published: Thu, 4 Jul 2019

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Hollywood glamour comes to Hope Mill with Bette and Joan

Hollywood glamour comes to Hope Mill with Bette and Joan

Audiences join the fading stars as they sit alone in their dressing rooms, reflecting on their lives whilst preparing for filming

Published: Thu, 4 Jul 2019

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Join Vivienne for Pride brunch at Malmaison

Join Vivienne for Pride brunch at Malmaison

Miss Vivienne Lynsey celebrates Manchester Pride with a fabulous brunch.Read on for full details.

Published: Thu, 27 Jun 2019

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Gay village party for Pride

Gay village party for Pride

A Celebration of LGBT+ Life At The Heart Of Manchester’s Gay Village

Published: Thu, 27 Jun 2019

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Revival for award winning musical Mame

Revival for award winning musical Mame

Big name cast announced for this hit musical revival at Hope Mill

Published: Thu, 27 Jun 2019

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We chat to Matt Henry

We chat to Matt Henry

Glenn Meads talked to award winning Matt Henry ahead of his forthcoming appearance at Home Mcr

Published: Thu, 27 Jun 2019

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MFDF to tackle plastic bottle waste

MFDF to tackle plastic bottle waste

MANCHESTER FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL TO TACKLE PLASTIC BOTTLE WASTE IN MANCHESTER

Published: Thu, 27 Jun 2019

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People are happy on trains

People are happy on trains

Queer theatre collective brings show to GM Fringe

Published: Thu, 27 Jun 2019

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Me, You & George Clooney for GM Fringe

Me, You & George Clooney for GM Fringe

A heart warming comedy about gossip, friendship and family

Published: Tue, 25 Jun 2019

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Jerry Springer the Opera for Hope Mill Theatre

Jerry Springer the Opera for Hope Mill Theatre

JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA HEADS TO MANCHESTER’S HOPE MILL THEATRE

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019

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Join Donna Trump at RNCM

Join Donna Trump at RNCM

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019

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Sir Ian helps launch over 50's initiative

Sir Ian helps launch over 50's initiative

SIR IAN MCKELLEN LAUNCHES NEW PROGRAMME SUPPORTING LGBT PEOPLE OVER FIFTY

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019

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Say hello to the Cotton Yard on Canal St

Say hello to the Cotton Yard on Canal St

The former Prague 5 and View site is to be developed as a brand new 41 until Aparthotel.

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019

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LGBT+ youth research challenge

LGBT+ youth research challenge

Home of LGBT Youth wants to hear from you

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Award winning new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie comes to The Lowry as part of it's first UK tour.

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019

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New York auction house’s Pride Sale

New York auction house’s Pride Sale

Landmark photographic archive linked to Allen Ginsberg and celebrating Pride and LGBTQ+ rights

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019

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#BeMoreMartyn returns to The Lowry

#BeMoreMartyn returns to The Lowry

Hope theatre bring the hugely successful #BeMoreMartyn back to the Lowry with full details here

Published: Tue, 18 Jun 2019

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My fitbit called me a fat bitch

My fitbit called me a fat bitch

Writers Reign Theatre bring this to this year Fringe Festival

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019

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Mama G returns for GM Fringe 2019

Mama G returns for GM Fringe 2019

Petite Pantos brings you Mama G as part of this years GM Fringe Festival.

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019

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Bizarre New Social Experiment comes to Manchester

Bizarre New Social Experiment comes to Manchester

Jurors required in Manchester for a unique social experiment

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019

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Manchester Pride Announces Innovative Event for Young LGBT+ People

Manchester Pride Announces Innovative Event for Young LGBT+ People

CHARITY INTRODUCES YOUTH PRIDE MCR AS PART OF MOST INCLUSIVE MANCHESTER PRIDE FESTIVAL YET

Published: Thu, 13 Jun 2019

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Rainbow Mind launches

Rainbow Mind launches

New LGBTQI+ Project Launches across London and Greater Manchester

Published: Thu, 13 Jun 2019

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Drew Tosh chats with Lulu

Drew Tosh chats with Lulu

Drew Tosh chats to Lulu, pop’s original powerhouse.

Published: Thu, 13 Jun 2019

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Trans Vegas 2019

Trans Vegas 2019

Transgender arts festival returns to Manchester for its second year

Published: Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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All the Bens returns

All the Bens returns

With special educational needs and LGBTQ+ themes

Published: Mon, 10 Jun 2019

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Gayming Magazine to Help The LGBTQ+ Community Level Up!

Gayming Magazine to Help The LGBTQ+ Community Level Up!

A new gayming magazine plans on bringing people together.

Published: Mon, 10 Jun 2019

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Alan Turing celebrated

Alan Turing celebrated

Alan Turing died 7th June 1954, we honour him!

Published: Fri, 7 Jun 2019

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New home for Richmond Tea Rooms

New home for Richmond Tea Rooms

Village favourite Tea Rooms has this week moved location

Published: Fri, 7 Jun 2019

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Poetry for GM Fringe 2019 festival

Poetry for GM Fringe 2019 festival

Manchester poetry students announce a one-off performance for GM Fringe 2019

Published: Wed, 5 Jun 2019

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Armistead Maupin live in Gtr Manchester

Armistead Maupin live in Gtr Manchester

Tales of the city author to appear at The Lowry

Published: Wed, 5 Jun 2019

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Salford Pride to take over Peel Park for The Pink Picnic 2019

Salford Pride to take over Peel Park for The Pink Picnic 2019

Salford Pride is to once again take over Peel Park this June with its annual LGBT+ celebration, ‘The Pink Picnic’.

Published: Mon, 3 Jun 2019

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Lindsay England recognised

Lindsay England recognised

PM awards outstanding LGBT+ sports charity founder

Published: Thu, 30 May 2019

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Dan Carter chats to Lewis Wilkinson about his HIV diagnosis

Dan Carter chats to Lewis Wilkinson about his HIV diagnosis

We're here with Lewis who heads up Manchester Youth Stop Aids and a person who was open about his own HIV diagnosis last year.

Published: Thu, 30 May 2019

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End of an era with new owners at Vanilla

End of an era with new owners at Vanilla

After 20 years Steph Kay passes her legacy on, but it is business as usual at Vanilla.

Published: Thu, 30 May 2019

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Gossip announce UK - European 10 Year Anniversary

Gossip announce UK - European 10 Year Anniversary

Gossip announce ‘Music For Men’ Tour - July 2019

Published: Wed, 29 May 2019

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Bernadette Peters live at The Lowry

Bernadette Peters live at The Lowry

"Bernadette is flawless." STEPHEN SONDHEIM

Published: Wed, 29 May 2019

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Mersey Marauders host Magnificent 7s

Mersey Marauders host Magnificent 7s

Mersey Marauders hosting the GFSN Summer Tournament

Published: Wed, 29 May 2019

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The borough of Rochdale’s new LGBT+ identity has been officially launched

The borough of Rochdale’s new LGBT+ identity has been officially launched

Borough's new LGBT+ identity is launched

Published: Tue, 28 May 2019

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World Gin Day 2019

World Gin Day 2019

Join the team at World Gin Day Mcr to celebrate the spirit of choice for our city

Published: Fri, 24 May 2019

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Todrick Hall live in Manchester

Todrick Hall live in Manchester

Todrick is a singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, choreographer, playwright and director

Published: Fri, 24 May 2019

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Drag Ball 2019

Drag Ball 2019

The George House Trust Drag Ball is back for 2019!

Published: Fri, 24 May 2019

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UK tour announced for acclaimed LGBTQ play Riot Act

UK tour announced for acclaimed LGBTQ play Riot Act

Part of Stonewall 50th Anniversary pride festival season.

Published: Fri, 24 May 2019

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Stockport Pride 2019

Stockport Pride 2019

TED DARLING RETURNS TO STOCKPORT PRIDE

Published: Fri, 24 May 2019

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Sparkle Ball 2019

Sparkle Ball 2019

Organisers have announced the date and venue for this years Sparkle Ball

Published: Fri, 24 May 2019

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Belinda tour 2019

Belinda tour 2019

Belinda Carlisle Runaway Horses tour hits Manchester

Published: Thu, 16 May 2019

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New dates for Worker Bees markets

New dates for Worker Bees markets

Worker Bee Markets Help Bring Communities Together

Published: Thu, 16 May 2019

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Happy Valley Pride 2019

Happy Valley Pride 2019

Happy Valley Pride 2019 announces main headliners

Published: Thu, 16 May 2019

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socially [un]acceptable

socially [un]acceptable

#MeToo has been around for almost two years now. We’ve all heard the stories, and many of us have told our own too.

Published: Thu, 16 May 2019

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Proud Weekend 2019

Proud Weekend 2019

Have you heard about the Proud Weekend?

Published: Thu, 16 May 2019

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MANCHESTER EUROVISION PARTY 2019

MANCHESTER EUROVISION PARTY 2019

Love it or loathe it, the Eurovision Song Contest is back!

Published: Thu, 16 May 2019

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Tom Allen chats to Drew Tosh

Tom Allen chats to Drew Tosh

Drew Tosh caught up with Tom Allen recently

Published: Mon, 13 May 2019

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Rotterdam

Rotterdam

Critically acclaimed Rotterdam visits Manchester soon as part of it's UK tour

Published: Thu, 9 May 2019

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Mayfield wants to hear from you again

Mayfield wants to hear from you again

Published: Thu, 9 May 2019

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May Supernature

May Supernature

Published: Thu, 9 May 2019

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Absolute Certainty at Kings Arms

Absolute Certainty at Kings Arms

In environment where no-one is safe to talk about feelings, let alone sexuality, it’s easy to misread the signs

Published: Thu, 9 May 2019

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Pilot Light TV Festival 2019

Pilot Light TV Festival 2019

Kate O’Donnell leads the line up for this years dates

Published: Thu, 9 May 2019

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Feminist don't wear PINK - Live in Manchester

Feminist don't wear PINK - Live in Manchester

FEATURING SCARLETT CURTIS AND MUNROE BERGDORF

Published: Thu, 9 May 2019

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Celebrate all we have in common with LGBT Foundation

Celebrate all we have in common with LGBT Foundation

Great Get Together - with LGBT Foundation partnering with the Jo Cox Foundation.

Published: Thu, 2 May 2019

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Saudi Arabia: Ally or agent of chaos?

Saudi Arabia: Ally or agent of chaos?

Latest in a series of articles looking at how LGBT rights vary across the globe

Published: Thu, 2 May 2019

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Christine Mackie writes her first play for GM Fringe 2019

Christine Mackie writes her first play for GM Fringe 2019

From Corrie cobbles to losing her veteran father to suicide

Published: Thu, 2 May 2019

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Izak Hannard chats to Aunty Ginger

Izak Hannard chats to Aunty Ginger

Aunty Ginger tells us how it feels to be Miss Drag UK and what she plans moving forward

Published: Thu, 2 May 2019

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Dates announced for Orbit festival 2019

Dates announced for Orbit festival 2019

Conquer the Divide with the Orbit Festival at Home Mcr

Published: Thu, 2 May 2019

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Dan Carter reminds us that it isn't just about Brunei

Dan Carter reminds us that it isn't just about Brunei

We look at some of the other nations with strong anti LGBT policies

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019

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Canal St chats with Coleen Nolan

Canal St chats with Coleen Nolan

Coleen Nolan.Drew Tosh caught up with the latest Thundergirl.

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019

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Peaches Christ’s Drag Becomes Her

Peaches Christ’s Drag Becomes Her

Peaches Christ's outrageous Beverly Hills satire.

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019

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Heather Peace 10 May in Bury

Heather Peace 10 May in Bury

Heather Peace returns to the stage after twins and the little matter of a festival..

Published: Thu, 25 Apr 2019

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Village Manchester FC

Village Manchester FC

Village Manchester Football team just lose out in the Wray cup final

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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What will you do with your ‘Gay Retirement nest egg?

What will you do with your ‘Gay Retirement nest egg?

Always worth a read to make sure you are up to date and informed

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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Club reliving the hedonistic nights of the 70’s and 80’s

Club reliving the hedonistic nights of the 70’s and 80’s

For one night only on Easter Monday 2019 the legend that is Disco Inferno returns!

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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Village People Weekend 2019

Village People Weekend 2019

Read all about the final line up and all details for the biggest ever Village People Weekend 2019

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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Northern Actor Robin Simpson chats to Canal St Online

Northern Actor Robin Simpson chats to Canal St Online

We caught up recently with Robin Simpson ahead of his appearance in 'Much Ado About Nothing’ at The Lowry.

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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Setting the record bent

Setting the record bent

Tackling topics which are so often misinterpreted in the mainstream media

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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Atomic Mint at Cruz 101

Atomic Mint at Cruz 101

Some early bird tickets are still available if you hurry.

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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Salford Pride 2019

Salford Pride 2019

The Pink Picnic returns in June with another super line up for the event to be held again in Peel Park

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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New Pride Gin Launches

New Pride Gin Launches

Four SIS4ERS DISTILLERY have created a Passion Fruit and Ginger gin to celebrate Pride

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019

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A night of queer activities from Superbia

A night of queer activities from Superbia

For trans and queer folks, and their friends, FATTY ACID is Partisan's LGBTQIA+ night!

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019

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Pride on the Range Whalley Range

Pride on the Range Whalley Range

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019

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Grace Petrie  live at The Met, Bury

Grace Petrie live at The Met, Bury

Folk singer-songwriter and guitarist Grace Petrie is to perform live in Bury soon.Details are here..

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019

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We caught up with Mathew Prichard grandson of Agatha Christie

We caught up with Mathew Prichard grandson of Agatha Christie

Imagine being the grandson of Agatha Christie

Published: Sat, 13 Apr 2019

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Inaugural Trafford Pride 2019

Inaugural Trafford Pride 2019

Pride in Trafford launches inaugural festival at Trafford’s award-winning destination, Waterside in Sale.

Published: Thu, 4 Apr 2019

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Series of dates for Pop Curious

Series of dates for Pop Curious

April dates for Pop Curious inc Romy and Michele's reunion and a Golden Girls disco

Published: Thu, 4 Apr 2019

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Jock, the hottest club night in town - A new play

Jock, the hottest club night in town - A new play

NEW PLAY EXPLORES THE LGBT+ PARTY SCENE

Published: Thu, 4 Apr 2019

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New artwork initiative by Neil Bartlett

New artwork initiative by Neil Bartlett

24 HOURS OF PEACE is a twenty-four-hour-long performance dedicated to the work of peace by acclaimed author Neil Bartlett

Published: Thu, 4 Apr 2019

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The Big Scrum UV Glow Party!

The Big Scrum UV Glow Party!

The Rem Bar this year hosts The Big Scrum UV Glow Party

Published: Thu, 4 Apr 2019

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Easter Supernature

Easter Supernature

Supernature offering some roof top terrace vibes this Easter weekend.

Published: Thu, 4 Apr 2019

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Ideas wanted for Kampus

Ideas wanted for Kampus

IDEAS WANTED FOR ‘VILLAGE HALL’ AT NEW £250M KAMPUS NEIGHBOURHOOD

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019

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Trans-inclusive initiatives at Vodafone

Trans-inclusive initiatives at Vodafone

One of the world's largest companies has introduced a range of new Trans friendly initiatives

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019

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Dates to diary for fans of Via

Dates to diary for fans of Via

Fans of Via are in for a treat in the next few weeks.Read here for more details

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019

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