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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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Kitty Litter live at Iconic

Kitty Litter live at Iconic

Kitty joins Terry and his team for a night of hilarity at Iconic

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019

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Manchester Pride funds writing programme for young Authors

Manchester Pride funds writing programme for young Authors

CHARITY HELPS FOUR UP AND COMING LGBT+ WRITERS TO WATCH AS THEIR FIRST WORK IS PUBLISHED IN 2019

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019

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Manchester Pride Parade 2019 theme

Manchester Pride Parade 2019 theme

LGBT+ Charity Announces Futuristic Theme For Bank Holiday Parade

Published: Tue, 26 Mar 2019

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Greater Manchester LGBT Arts + Culture Network.

Greater Manchester LGBT Arts + Culture Network.

LGBT FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GREATER MANCHESTER CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP

Published: Fri, 22 Mar 2019

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Performance poet Jay Delise in Manchester

Performance poet Jay Delise in Manchester

Performance poet Jay Délise will be presenting her first full-length solo show Black And... at the eighth Greater Manchester Fringe 1-31 July 2019.

Published: Fri, 22 Mar 2019

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The Ginger Snapped at Home Mcr

The Ginger Snapped at Home Mcr

JINKX MONSOON & MAJOR SCALES’ THE GINGER SNAPPED,

Published: Thu, 21 Mar 2019

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7 deadly sins drag event

7 deadly sins drag event

Ellie Ganza hosts a line up of 7 other queens for this ghoulish evening at Night and Day

Published: Thu, 21 Mar 2019

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For Women who like Women

For Women who like Women

Online Dating for Femmes in top NQ venue

Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2019

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Myra returns to Via

Myra returns to Via

Ladies & Gentleman VIA Proudly Presents One night Stand with Myra Dubois

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019

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Brand new refresh for AKT

Brand new refresh for AKT

akt, previously The Albert Kennedy Trust, unveils new brand identity in the same year it marks its 30th anniversary

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019

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Manchester Frontrunners and George House Trust

Manchester Frontrunners and George House Trust

‘It’s Piece of Cake 10km’ race hosted by Manchester Frontrunners

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019

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Dan Carter looks into mental health issues

Dan Carter looks into mental health issues

This week we chat to Gareth Neil about his personal battle with mental health issues

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019

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Are there LGBT Cricket fans out there?

Are there LGBT Cricket fans out there?

Women's and Men's Cricket participation is now open in our area with details here..

Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2019

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Supernature event at the New Retro Bar

Supernature event at the New Retro Bar

Supernature does Saturday at the newly refurbished Retro Bar on Sackville St.

Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2019

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Chris Park met The Opera Boys

Chris Park met The Opera Boys

Rob Cherry talks touring, cruising on ships and the LGBT following for the Opera Boys.

Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2019

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Dan Carter looks LGBT and the Muslim faith

Dan Carter looks LGBT and the Muslim faith

Dan Carter looks at some issues facing LGBT individuals and the Muslim faith

Published: Thu, 7 Mar 2019

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An audience with Your Mcr

An audience with Your Mcr

Belinda and team celebrate their first year of Your Mcr with a live event.

Published: Tue, 5 Mar 2019

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Sugar and Spice 2019

Sugar and Spice 2019

13th year line up for Sugar n Spice in Manchester

Published: Mon, 4 Mar 2019

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Lauren Aquilina

Lauren Aquilina

Our Nicole Glennon caught up with UK pop singer-songwriter Lauren Aquilina recently and here is what she had to say..

Published: Fri, 1 Mar 2019

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Ciaran Griffiths interview

Ciaran Griffiths interview

We chat to former Shameless and Eastenders actor Ciaran Griffiths

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019

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Worker Bee Markets dates for 2019

Worker Bee Markets dates for 2019

A new line up of dates announced for the early part of 2019

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019

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Qwerk - Muzik

Qwerk - Muzik

David Dunne & Joey T join the team for the March Qwerk

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019

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We interviewed author Joanne Harris

We interviewed author Joanne Harris

Chris Park spoke to her about the importance of stories, how social media can support this and who is on her reading list.

Published: Wed, 27 Feb 2019

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Headline artists announced for this years Manchester Pride

Headline artists announced for this years Manchester Pride

Manchester Pride have just announced it's first headline act act for this year's new look event.It is Ariana.

Published: Mon, 25 Feb 2019

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Paul Usher releases new single

Paul Usher releases new single

LGBT Mancunian rising star PAUL USHER Releases Remix of his critically acclaimed single

Published: Fri, 22 Feb 2019

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Kieran Weeder chats to Dan Carter about DSUnderwear

Kieran Weeder chats to Dan Carter about DSUnderwear

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019

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Aaron runs for the Manchester bombing victims

Aaron runs for the Manchester bombing victims

The Manchester bombing:A beautiful tribute

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019

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Jock 2019

Jock 2019

New play explores the LGBT+ party scene

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019

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LGBT support group for stroke survivors

LGBT support group for stroke survivors

First ever LGBT support group for stroke survivors launches in Manchester

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019

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Werq the World 2019 tour

Werq the World 2019 tour

Werq the World 2019 tour comes to Manchester in May

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019

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What to do with your Gay Retirement nest egg?

What to do with your Gay Retirement nest egg?

Are you an LGBT who is moving towards retirement and wondering what to do?

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019

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Bury Pride 2019

Bury Pride 2019

90’s Pop Sensation S-Club headline this years Bury Pride Festival with full details announced here

Published: Sat, 16 Feb 2019

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Lady Phyll supports Stonewall

Lady Phyll supports Stonewall

LADY PHYLL BECOMES A PATRON OF LGBTQ+ YOUTH HOMELESSNESS CHARITY THE ALBERT KENNEDY TRUST

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019

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International Women’s Day 2019 at Home Mcr

International Women’s Day 2019 at Home Mcr

HOME announces International Women’s Weekender to mark International Women’s Day 2019

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019

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Full line up announced for Village People Weekender

Full line up announced for Village People Weekender

Another great line up is announced for this years Village People Weekender in May

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019

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Manchester Pride Spring benefit 2019

Manchester Pride Spring benefit 2019

Louisa Johnson & Nicola Roberts to perform at LGBT+ charity’s annual gala dinner in Manchester

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019

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Dan Carter chats with Mickey Taylor for Canal St Online

Dan Carter chats with Mickey Taylor for Canal St Online

This week we speak to singer and adult star, Mickey Taylor.

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019

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Yoga and wellness retreat for Gay Men by Azure

Yoga and wellness retreat for Gay Men by Azure

7 DAY YOGA AND WELLNESS RETREAT FOR GAY MEN

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019

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Tan France live at The Dancehouse Manchester

Tan France live at The Dancehouse Manchester

Tan France Launches his memoir in Manchester with first ever UK appearance with new date just announced

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019

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Everybody Fitness and Wellbeing taster session

Everybody Fitness and Wellbeing taster session

New year’s resolutions not going according to plan? Wanting to improve your physical and mental wellbeing, without the registration and monthly fees?

Published: Fri, 8 Feb 2019

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Back to the 80's 2019

Back to the 80's 2019

The 80s are coming back to Manchester this summer

Published: Fri, 8 Feb 2019

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The Proud Trust is celebrating receiving planning permission for the rebuild of its LGBT+ centre

The Proud Trust is celebrating receiving planning permission for the rebuild of its LGBT+ centre

The Proud Trust receives £450,000 of funding for the biggest LGBT+ capital project in the UK

Published: Fri, 8 Feb 2019

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Cruz 101 returns to Babylon for QAF anniversary

Cruz 101 returns to Babylon for QAF anniversary

Cruz 101 Presents One Night in Babylon

Published: Fri, 8 Feb 2019

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Manchester supports Mumbai Pride

Manchester supports Mumbai Pride

Leading Manchester organisations come together to support Mumbai Pride

Published: Fri, 8 Feb 2019

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Dan Carter looks into use of the word Faggot

Dan Carter looks into use of the word Faggot

This week, Dan Carter invited a few people to look at the use of the word Faggot around the LGBT community

Published: Fri, 8 Feb 2019

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Mother's Ruin - Queer Contact 2019

Mother's Ruin - Queer Contact 2019

Waterside Arts hosts the latest Mother's Ruin as part of Queer Contact 2019

Published: Tue, 5 Feb 2019

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Qwerk 2019

Qwerk 2019

Qwerk Reboot New year, new format.

Published: Tue, 5 Feb 2019

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LGBT History Month announce The Adhesion of Love

LGBT History Month announce The Adhesion of Love

LGBT History Month is thrilled to announce Inkbrew Productions “The Adhesion of Love”

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Emma Preston launches her first book

Emma Preston launches her first book

Being Transgender: A personal journey of one life in two worlds

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Dan Carter chats with Tag Warner from Gay Times

Dan Carter chats with Tag Warner from Gay Times

Tag Warner tells us why Gay Times chose to team up with Chappy

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Statement by John Hamilton of Bar Pop

Statement by John Hamilton of Bar Pop

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF BAR POP AND OWNERS JOHN HAMILTON AND ANTONIO NEGRON.

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Chris Park chats to The legendary Searchers

Chris Park chats to The legendary Searchers

Canal St Online spoke to the only original member, John McNally, as he and the rest of the band embark on the Farewell Tour.

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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Jerry Springer - The Opera heads to Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre

Jerry Springer - The Opera heads to Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre

Returning after 15 years for a summer 2019 run from newly formed production company Northern Ricochet.

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019

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An audience with Stephen Schwartz at Hope Mill

An audience with Stephen Schwartz at Hope Mill

An evening with Stephen Schwartz

Published: Tue, 29 Jan 2019

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Euphoria Dublin comes to Sub 101 Manchester

Euphoria Dublin comes to Sub 101 Manchester

Euphoria Dublin, Ireland’s leading International Circuit Party brand visits the Cruz 101 as part of its Celtic Warriors World Tour 2018/19.

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019

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Miles Jupp & James Kettle Q&A

Miles Jupp & James Kettle Q&A

We talk to the star and writer of The Life I Lead, the new play about the incredible life of Mary Poppins actor David Tomlinson

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019

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