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Flamenco comes to the Gay Village

Flamenco comes to the Gay Village

Flamenco fever to take over Kampus for day-long Spanish celebration

Published: Tue, 9 Aug 2022

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Supernature for Pride Festival

Supernature for Pride Festival

A joyous and outrageous daytime party at Joshua Brooks to celebrate pride

Published: Tue, 9 Aug 2022

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How Did We Get Here? – The Journey to Equality

How Did We Get Here? – The Journey to Equality

Initiative Arts look at the Journey to Equality

Published: Sat, 6 Aug 2022

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Godot is a Woman

Godot is a Woman

For those visiting the Edinburgh Fringe, this ground breaking version of the Beckett classic

Published: Thu, 4 Aug 2022

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HOME announces Black History Month programme for 2022

HOME announces Black History Month programme for 2022

Celebrating Black artistic brilliance and talent across film, theatre, art, music and comedy

Published: Thu, 4 Aug 2022

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Richard E Grant in conversation at The Lowry

Richard E Grant in conversation at The Lowry

Live on stage, Richard talks about his glittering career and shares the sadness of personal loss.

Published: Tue, 2 Aug 2022

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The Beacon of Hope restored

The Beacon of Hope restored

A large group joined GHT for the re-dedication of the BEACON OF HOPE recently.

Published: Mon, 1 Aug 2022

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Cherry Valentine at Rubellion for Mcr Pride

Cherry Valentine at Rubellion for Mcr Pride

Cherry and friends have fun and frolics lined up for their Manchester pride celebrations.

Published: Mon, 1 Aug 2022

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Unfortunate at The Lowry

Unfortunate at The Lowry

Published: Mon, 1 Aug 2022

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LGBTQIA+ advocate Johannes Radebe has joined forces with MADE.com

LGBTQIA+ advocate Johannes Radebe has joined forces with MADE.com

Strictly Star Johannes Radebe swaps his dancing shoes for overalls to transform an LGBTQIA+ Community Centre

Published: Thu, 28 Jul 2022

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Prestwich Pride

Prestwich Pride

Find out what is planned for the inaugural Prestwich Pride

Published: Thu, 28 Jul 2022

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Forthcoming shows at The Brewers

Forthcoming shows at The Brewers

We have news of the latest shows programmed at The Brewers on Canal St.

Published: Thu, 28 Jul 2022

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An ‘All Stars Weekender’ featuring legendary Manchester DJs and a woodfired BBQ is coming to Kampus

An ‘All Stars Weekender’ featuring legendary Manchester DJs and a woodfired BBQ is coming to Kampus

A stellar line-up of Manchester’s top DJs will take over Kampus for a one-off ‘All Stars Weekender’ from Friday 5th to Sunday 7th August.

Published: Thu, 28 Jul 2022

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Inclusivity for LGBTQI+ colleagues

Inclusivity for LGBTQI+ colleagues

Acas Helpline provides free, impartial employment advice around matters affecting LGBTQ employees.

Published: Sat, 23 Jul 2022

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Manchester Pride Superbia line-up announced for 2022

Manchester Pride Superbia line-up announced for 2022

Manchester Pride has announced the line-up for Superbia, a series of arts and culture events as part of the Manchester Pride Festival

Published: Sat, 23 Jul 2022

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House of Burlesque  returns to Canal St

House of Burlesque returns to Canal St

The House of Burlesque return to Manchester after their legendary debut at The Brewers on Canal Street!

Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2022

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Manchester, let’s get it on!

Manchester, let’s get it on!

esmale have plans at the ready and are looking forward to Manchester pride.

Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2022

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Bound

Bound

The iconic Lesbian thriller is being adapted for the stage

Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2022

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Happy Valley Pride Announce 2022 Line-Up

Happy Valley Pride Announce 2022 Line-Up

West Yorkshire’s week-long queer arts festival, Happy Valley Pride, has announced the 2022 line-up.

Published: Mon, 18 Jul 2022

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Travis Albanza at Feel Good Club and more for Trans Vegas

Travis Albanza at Feel Good Club and more for Trans Vegas

Trans Creative Presents Trans Vegas

Published: Mon, 18 Jul 2022

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Human First due to open in Manchester

Human First due to open in Manchester

Human First will be Manchester's dedicated hair specialist for Trans and Non Binary clients

Published: Wed, 13 Jul 2022

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Full line up for FUNNYBOYZ at New York New York

Full line up for FUNNYBOYZ at New York New York

Afternoon Tea & Bottomless Brunch is the next FUNNYBOYZ event at New York New York.

Published: Tue, 12 Jul 2022

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Outstageus returns for 2022

Outstageus returns for 2022

Submissions Now Open for OutStageUs 2

Published: Tue, 12 Jul 2022

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Qwerk celebrate their 3rd party of 2022 at Sub 101

Qwerk celebrate their 3rd party of 2022 at Sub 101

Special guest Yvette Lindquist joins the usual line up for this next party

Published: Sat, 9 Jul 2022

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Coliseum’s Queer Cabaret returns for Oldham Pride 2022

Coliseum’s Queer Cabaret returns for Oldham Pride 2022

Another great Queer lineup is planned for Oldham Pride in association with Oldham Coliseum.

Published: Sat, 9 Jul 2022

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Courtney Act book signing

Courtney Act book signing

Official @courtneyact book signing from Gay Pride Shop.

Published: Sat, 9 Jul 2022

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Much Ado About Nothing for GM Fringe

Much Ado About Nothing for GM Fringe

Manchester Theatre Company Rise From The Ashes With A Summer Of Shakespeare

Published: Thu, 7 Jul 2022

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Bloom & Wild presents ‘Pass the Crown’

Bloom & Wild presents ‘Pass the Crown’

In partnership with LGBT Foundation, ‘Pass the Crown’ pays tribute to Pride heroes of the past, present and future

Published: Thu, 7 Jul 2022

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PRIDE IN LIVERPOOL 2022 TO MOVE TO PIER HEAD

PRIDE IN LIVERPOOL 2022 TO MOVE TO PIER HEAD

Liverpool’s annual Pride event, which is supported by Barclays, will move to a new site on the world-famous waterfront for 2022.Read the full line up here.

Published: Thu, 7 Jul 2022

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DILF Manchester: PRIDE SPECIAL

DILF Manchester: PRIDE SPECIAL

3 floors of dance + house music plus some very special performances

Published: Sun, 3 Jul 2022

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Sparkle Weekend returns for 2022

Sparkle Weekend returns for 2022

SPARKLE – THE NATIONAL TRANSGENDER CHARITY ANNOUNCES 2022 SPARKLE WEEKEND LINE-UP SUPPORTED BY PROUD@SAINSBURY’S

Published: Thu, 30 Jun 2022

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Pandora Le Gateau Chocolat’s operatic exploration of trauma and mythology

Pandora Le Gateau Chocolat’s operatic exploration of trauma and mythology

Pandora will receive its world premiere at The Lowry on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2022.

Published: Thu, 30 Jun 2022

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Double Life

Double Life

The story of a Gay Gamer looking for love.

Published: Thu, 30 Jun 2022

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Finns Story

Finns Story

Fact meets fiction in debut gay novel

Published: Thu, 30 Jun 2022

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Chatterbox Radio launches

Chatterbox Radio launches

A brand new LGBTQ radio show launches in Manchester

Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2022

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Manchester for Eurovision 2023?

Manchester for Eurovision 2023?

Are we the perfect city for Eurovision 2023?

Published: Thu, 23 Jun 2022

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Welcome to The Quota Cabaret!

Welcome to The Quota Cabaret!

A drag, burlesque and circus extravaganza that celebrates and champions the under-represented.

Published: Thu, 23 Jun 2022

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LGBTQ+ shows in The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival brochure

LGBTQ+ shows in The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival brochure

100 exciting shows across multiple venues and contains many productions with an LGBTQ+ theme

Published: Thu, 23 Jun 2022

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We need to talk for GM Fringe 2022

We need to talk for GM Fringe 2022

A Jazz Cabaret performance at Anthony Burgess Foundation

Published: Thu, 23 Jun 2022

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SHEHETHEY launch

SHEHETHEY launch

Change the World with SheHeThey

Published: Thu, 23 Jun 2022

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Roll the Dice

Roll the Dice

A new Autobiographical solo comedy show

Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2022

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Refract:22

Refract:22

Waterside unveils line up for Refract:22 – Trafford’s leading arts festival

Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2022

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James Barr: Straight Jokes for GM Fringe

James Barr: Straight Jokes for GM Fringe

Join nearly national treasure, comedian and all-round hun James Barr at the award winning Frog & Bucket Comedy Club.

Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2022

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She's In Control line up announced for Freight Island

She's In Control line up announced for Freight Island

She's In Control aims to put artists who are women and people of marginalised genders at the front and centre of this one-day shindig

Published: Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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Red Light to open in Gay Village at Kampus

Red Light to open in Gay Village at Kampus

Dirty martinis under dim lights as LGBTQ+ cocktail den ‘Red Light’ set for historic warehouse at Kampus

Published: Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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The Day the World came to Huddersfield

The Day the World came to Huddersfield

The story of the UK's first ever pride event is part of GM Fringe 2022

Published: Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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Vincent River at Hope Mill Theatre

Vincent River at Hope Mill Theatre

Manchester based LGBTQ+ theatre company Green Carnation make their return to the stage this October with a new production of Philip Ridley’s scorching psychological thriller, ‘Vincent River’.

Published: Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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Upstaging Marlene Dietrich

Upstaging Marlene Dietrich

Patricia Hartshorne returns with an Irish nun, a South American diva and a French tart.

Published: Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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Make-up - Critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ play at Kings Arms Theatre for Manchester Fringe

Make-up - Critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ play at Kings Arms Theatre for Manchester Fringe

A totally believable character who has a lot to say about Queer identity.

Published: Thu, 16 Jun 2022

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A new LGBTQ+ Audio Trail is coming to Museum of Liverpool

A new LGBTQ+ Audio Trail is coming to Museum of Liverpool

New trail with Bottoming Podcast to guide visitors through rich LGBTQ+ history of the city

Published: Wed, 15 Jun 2022

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Award-winning Dibby Theatre launch fundraising drive for LGBTQ+ people this pride month

Award-winning Dibby Theatre launch fundraising drive for LGBTQ+ people this pride month

Manchester-based LGBTQ-led theatre company Dibby Theatre launches its most ambitious fundraising drive for Pride Month 2022.

Published: Thu, 9 Jun 2022

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Sonata Piano & Cabaret Lounge announces first acts to perform

Sonata Piano & Cabaret Lounge announces first acts to perform

New Manchester bar and music venue opening in July

Published: Wed, 8 Jun 2022

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Z Arts announce Family catwalk extravaganza

Z Arts announce Family catwalk extravaganza

Z-arts! Manchester’s, theatre, arts and music venue for children, families, and friends.

Published: Wed, 8 Jun 2022

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Chatterbox Radio to launch

Chatterbox Radio to launch

A new radio station is to launch created by the people behind YOUR MCR

Published: Thu, 2 Jun 2022

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3 day festival for Summer Beer Thing at Kampus

3 day festival for Summer Beer Thing at Kampus

THREE DAY GARDEN FESTIVAL TO ARRIVE IN MANCHESTER THIS JUNE

Published: Thu, 2 Jun 2022

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Velvet owner Kro hospitality to open new Sister hotel

Velvet owner Kro hospitality to open new Sister hotel

Forty-Seven Hotel Manchester Announces Summer Opening and Appoints General Manager

Published: Thu, 2 Jun 2022

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Stockport Pride Returns With Help From Local Circular Economy Pioneer

Stockport Pride Returns With Help From Local Circular Economy Pioneer

The local LGBTQ+ community are looking forward to the return of the annual Stockport Pride festival this summer.

Published: Thu, 2 Jun 2022

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Manchester Pride Festival, Gay Village Party line up announced

Manchester Pride Festival, Gay Village Party line up announced

Manchester Pride has revealed the line-up of entertainment and events for its famous Gay Village Party

Published: Thu, 2 Jun 2022

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Pollen Opens new site at KAMPUS, Manchester on Friday June 9th

Pollen Opens new site at KAMPUS, Manchester on Friday June 9th

Manchester-based specialist sourdough bakery and viennoiserie, Pollen, is to open its new flagship pastry kitchen and café at the KAMPUS

Published: Thu, 2 Jun 2022

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BenDeLaCreme returns to Home Mcr

BenDeLaCreme returns to Home Mcr

Ready to be committed?

Published: Fri, 27 May 2022

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First Street Festival Opening Weekend: Drag Royalty Jubilee Thu 2 Jun

First Street Festival Opening Weekend: Drag Royalty Jubilee Thu 2 Jun

Donna Trump hosts a line up of Drag stars at the First St Festival 2022

Published: Fri, 27 May 2022

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Are you prepeared to share your own coming out story?

Are you prepeared to share your own coming out story?

Would you be prepared to share your own coming out story, to try and help others going through the same experience?

Published: Fri, 27 May 2022

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A First Look at Manchester’s £2.4million LGBT+ Centre

A First Look at Manchester’s £2.4million LGBT+ Centre

he Proud Place opens its doors to welcome LGBTQ youth across our region.

Published: Fri, 27 May 2022

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Street food night market to kick-start summer celebrations at Kampus

Street food night market to kick-start summer celebrations at Kampus

Ancoats Pop-Up markets to branch out with a new Manchester night market

Published: Fri, 27 May 2022

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CMAGIC and MSB Solicitors launch free name change service to Trans, Non-Binary and Intersex community

CMAGIC and MSB Solicitors launch free name change service to Trans, Non-Binary and Intersex community

“Game-changing” service will be available in Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire

Published: Fri, 27 May 2022

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Ginopolis Gin Trail

Ginopolis Gin Trail

Published: Fri, 27 May 2022

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The Manto Jubilee reunion

The Manto Jubilee reunion

Who remembers MANTO? Memories assured at this Jubilee special event.

Published: Thu, 19 May 2022

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at The Lowry

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at The Lowry

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a joyous, feel-good comedy about taking risks, finding love, and embracing second chances

Published: Thu, 19 May 2022

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Conversion therapy ban in Greater Mcr proposed

Conversion therapy ban in Greater Mcr proposed

GM LGBTQ+ Equality panel just launched.

Published: Thu, 19 May 2022

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We celebrate 30 years of CRUZ 101

We celebrate 30 years of CRUZ 101

From shipping warehouse to top gay nightclub, we join the celebrations of 30 years for Cruz 101.

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022

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Little Voice coming soon to The Lowry

Little Voice coming soon to The Lowry

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022

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Stockport Pride 22

Stockport Pride 22

Local accountants provide boost for Pride Festival in Stockport

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022

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Liverpool city region to COME TOGETHER

Liverpool city region to COME TOGETHER

LCR Pride Foundation’s 2022/23 theme “Come Together”, presented by Barclays, also highlights its wide range of initiatives and partnerships supporting LGBT+ people in the Liverpool City Region.

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022

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Glyn Fussell and Sink the Pink

Glyn Fussell and Sink the Pink

Free Sink The Pink book launch & live podcast recording in Manchester

Published: Tue, 10 May 2022

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Programme of events for Manchester Pride Festival announced

Programme of events for Manchester Pride Festival announced

Tickets are on sale for the world-famous Gay Village Party, with money going directly to good causes in Greater Manchester

Published: Thu, 5 May 2022

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'Safe With Me' Campaign raises money for charity

'Safe With Me' Campaign raises money for charity

A collaboration between Gay Pride Shop and artist DOM & INK, has raised over £2,000 for charity so far, with the aim to raise £10,000 in total.

Published: Thu, 5 May 2022

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Rose at Hope Mill Theatre

Rose at Hope Mill Theatre

Dame Maureen Lipman returns to the title role of Rose

Published: Thu, 5 May 2022

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Sober Gay Socials Presents 'Spill The Tea'...an Alcohol-Free Event

Sober Gay Socials Presents 'Spill The Tea'...an Alcohol-Free Event

Spill the Tea follow up event announced.

Published: Thu, 5 May 2022

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Ladyfriends a new LGBTQ focused play

Ladyfriends a new LGBTQ focused play

Ladyfriends digs up real-life queer history in Manchester

Published: Sat, 30 Apr 2022

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The UK's biggest bear event returns to Manchester in 2022. Four days of friends, fun and fur

The UK's biggest bear event returns to Manchester in 2022. Four days of friends, fun and fur

Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2022

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To coincide with IDAHOBIT and the beginning of Pride in Trafford 2022, the rainbow pride flag will be raised

To coincide with IDAHOBIT and the beginning of Pride in Trafford 2022, the rainbow pride flag will be raised

Pride in Trafford celebrates and explores identity and LGBTQ+ life in Trafford

Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2022

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Tik Tok for Canal Street Media

Tik Tok for Canal Street Media

Are you a user of TIK TOK?

Published: Thu, 28 Apr 2022

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Mental health support from Kooth and Qwell

Mental health support from Kooth and Qwell

Online mental health support whenever you need it.

Published: Tue, 26 Apr 2022

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Jumpers for Goalposts

Jumpers for Goalposts

A hilarious and heart-warming comedy about football, friendship and finding your way.

Published: Thu, 21 Apr 2022

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Steve Harley Tour

Steve Harley Tour

Steve Harley Acoustic Band live in Salford

Published: Thu, 21 Apr 2022

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Manchester Pride Parade to ‘March for Peace’ in 2022

Manchester Pride Parade to ‘March for Peace’ in 2022

Manchester Pride has announced the return of its parade for 2022 following a two-year break.

Published: Tue, 19 Apr 2022

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Pride in Trafford 2022

Pride in Trafford 2022

Award-winning photographer Allie Crewe, Waterside invites individuals from the LGBTQ+ community across Greater Manchester to sit for a portrait photo session

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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LCR Pride Foundation Opens Registrations for March with Pride 2022

LCR Pride Foundation Opens Registrations for March with Pride 2022

The city’s first in-person March with Pride since 2019 will take place ahead of the Pride in Liverpool festival on Saturday 30th July 2022.

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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National Student Pride 2022

National Student Pride 2022

National Student Pride hosted a panel on body image, social media and the journey of finding happiness in one’s physical self

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Home Mcr is the venue hosting a brand new production of this ground-breaking musical.

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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The Bitten Peach at The Brewers

The Bitten Peach at The Brewers

Pan-Asian Cabaret at Canal St fav THE BREWERS.

Published: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

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Kampus unveils new amenity spaces as Manchester’s rental garden neighbourhood completes

Kampus unveils new amenity spaces as Manchester’s rental garden neighbourhood completes

Kampus – Manchester’s rental garden neighbourhood – is complete, with the new amenity spaces for residents revealed for the first time.

Published: Fri, 8 Apr 2022

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Pop Curious events for April 2022

Pop Curious events for April 2022

Published: Fri, 8 Apr 2022

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New date for  TRIXIE MATTEL live in Manchester

New date for TRIXIE MATTEL live in Manchester

Trixie Mattel announces a new Manchester date for her forthcoming tour.

Published: Wed, 6 Apr 2022

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Dame Gracy Memorial Event will take place at TriBeCa

Dame Gracy Memorial Event will take place at TriBeCa

LIFE OF MANCHESTER LGBTQ+ LEGEND TO BE CELEBRATED NEXT FRIDAY

Published: Wed, 6 Apr 2022

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LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year 2022

LGBTQ+ New Comedian of the Year 2022

The largest LGBTQ+ comedy competition comes to Manchester in April

Published: Fri, 1 Apr 2022

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RIP Richard

RIP Richard

Tribute to homeless man Richard O'Brien

Published: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

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Cloudwater and Levanter reveal Kampus residency

Cloudwater and Levanter reveal Kampus residency

Collaboration unveils 10-week line-up of globe-trotting weekend with block parties at Manchester’s garden neighbourhood

Published: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

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Electric Rosary

Electric Rosary

'we're Children Of God, Sister. No Hunk Of Metal Could Replace Any Of Us.'

Published: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

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THE COMEDY EFFECT comes to Canal St

THE COMEDY EFFECT comes to Canal St

Introducing new to Canal street - THE COMEDY EFFECT

Published: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

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