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Funny Boyz

Funny Boyz

FunnyBoyz Manchester presents CRYSTAL - Drag Race UK Season 1

Published: Wed, 26 Jan 2022

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Greater Manchester to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with virtual service

Published: Wed, 26 Jan 2022

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LGBT housing for over 55's

LGBT housing for over 55's

LGBT Foundation and the Manchester City Council are developing housing initiatives for the 55+ lgbt community

Published: Wed, 26 Jan 2022

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Saving Britney at Hope Mill Theatre

Saving Britney at Hope Mill Theatre

A super fan solo show about being hopelessly devoted to Britney Spears

Published: Tue, 25 Jan 2022

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Jonathan Van Ness

Jonathan Van Ness

Queer Eye star JVN will appear at Manchester Opera House as part of his forthcoming tour

Published: Tue, 25 Jan 2022

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LGBT Foundation welcomes Independent Enquiry of LGBTQ+ members of the Armed Forces

LGBT Foundation welcomes Independent Enquiry of LGBTQ+ members of the Armed Forces

LGBT Foundation welcomes the announcement from the Government that launches an independent enquiry into the treatment of LGBTQ+ members of the Armed Forces.

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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Cherry Jezebel at Everyman Playhouse

Cherry Jezebel at Everyman Playhouse

A story of growing up (and growing old) in Liverpool’s drag world,

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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What She Said trailblazes for Manchester’s LGBTQI+ women and nonbinary people

What She Said trailblazes for Manchester’s LGBTQI+ women and nonbinary people

“I’ve realised that women and nonbinary people are an after-thought on Canal Street.”

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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Gender identity tackled by Manchester barber

Gender identity tackled by Manchester barber

Hair has no Gender envisions a world where every business has full acceptance of all people and identities including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities.

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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The Arc is long: Salford Pride

The Arc is long: Salford Pride

News of a new project for LGBT+ History Month at Salford Pride

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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Secrets of a Wallaby Boy: A new film

Secrets of a Wallaby Boy: A new film

SECRETS OF A WALLABY BOY – Manchester-based queer feature film seeking funding now.

Published: Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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Footloose live in Manchester

Footloose live in Manchester

Jake Quickenden leads a familiar cast for this uplifting, classic story.

Published: Sat, 15 Jan 2022

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House of Burlesque at The Brewers 2022

House of Burlesque at The Brewers 2022

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

Published: Thu, 13 Jan 2022

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Su Pollard live in Gtr Manchester

Su Pollard live in Gtr Manchester

Su Pollard chats candidly about her long and distinguished career

Published: Thu, 13 Jan 2022

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‘The Regulars’ is the headline event in Hope Mill Theatre’s third annual LGBTQIA+ Arts Festival

‘The Regulars’ is the headline event in Hope Mill Theatre’s third annual LGBTQIA+ Arts Festival

Cast anounced for the UK premiere of ‘The Regulars’ a folk music musical about identity and self-love

Published: Thu, 13 Jan 2022

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Supernature on Sunday returns for 2022

Supernature on Sunday returns for 2022

A new year and a new home for SUPERNATURE

Published: Thu, 13 Jan 2022

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Clayton Hotel opens in Gay Village

Clayton Hotel opens in Gay Village

We welcome another new neighbour to the village with the opening of Clayton Hotel.

Published: Thu, 6 Jan 2022

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Christina Bianco live in the Gay Village

Christina Bianco live in the Gay Village

We are delighted to welcome to the Brewers Manchester the International sensation Christina Bianco

Published: Thu, 6 Jan 2022

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Great North Pie coming to Kampus’ Little David Street

Great North Pie coming to Kampus’ Little David Street

The North West’s favourite independent piemakers are bringing their multi-award winning, handcrafted pies to Manchester’s Kampus neighbourhood.

Published: Thu, 6 Jan 2022

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Cloudwater Beer Hall for Kampus

Cloudwater Beer Hall for Kampus

Cloudwaterset to bring new beer hall to Manchester’s Kampus neighbourhood

Published: Thu, 6 Jan 2022

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Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

In need of a wake up after the long Christmas break? Disco Inferno is for you

Published: Thu, 30 Dec 2021

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Pride Dance Company launches in Manchester

Pride Dance Company launches in Manchester

This new company is for having fun and feeling free so get booking your free trial class now

Published: Thu, 30 Dec 2021

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April Ashley dies

April Ashley dies

We acknowledge and celebrate the life of Trans icon April Ashley.

Published: Thu, 30 Dec 2021

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We wish you all a very safe and happy time for the year in prospect.

We wish you all a very safe and happy time for the year in prospect.

Team Canal St Media send you all our very best wishes for Xmas and the arrival of 2022.

Published: Fri, 24 Dec 2021

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Home announce new season inc LGBTQ content

Home announce new season inc LGBTQ content

Divina de Campo is to lead a strong cast for Hedwig & the Angry Inch next April

Published: Fri, 24 Dec 2021

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New wine bar and all-day eatery to open at Kampusneighbourhood

New wine bar and all-day eatery to open at Kampusneighbourhood

A new wine bar and kitchen is the latest indie operator set to open at Manchester’s Kampus garden neighbourhood.

Published: Fri, 17 Dec 2021

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Friends Of Dorothy are delighted to announce the launch of their online shop

Friends Of Dorothy are delighted to announce the launch of their online shop

Friends of Dorothy showcase amazing artworks by local legends David Hoyle and Lee Baxter.

Published: Thu, 16 Dec 2021

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One month to go! Stephen K Amos in Salford

One month to go! Stephen K Amos in Salford

It may be nearly two years later than planned – but who cares? How would you feel about joining Stephen for a beautiful night of fun, laughter and putting the world to rights?

Published: Wed, 15 Dec 2021

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Xmas and New Year at Peru Perdu

Xmas and New Year at Peru Perdu

Published: Wed, 15 Dec 2021

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New book, The Novelty has Worn Off now released

New book, The Novelty has Worn Off now released

Fambles gay men’s writing group release third edition

Published: Wed, 15 Dec 2021

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Queer Contact announce 2022 line up

Queer Contact announce 2022 line up

Published: Thu, 9 Dec 2021

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“You’re Safe Here” scheme rolls out in Liverpool

“You’re Safe Here” scheme rolls out in Liverpool

A scheme to create safe spaces in venues across the Liverpool City Region, developed in response to a spate of hate crimes against the LGBT+ community in the city, has started rolling out across the city.

Published: Thu, 9 Dec 2021

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Ruslan Faraev Institute of Art exhibition in Gay Village

Ruslan Faraev Institute of Art exhibition in Gay Village

The new LEVEN Manchester to hold nine pop-up art exhibitions

Published: Thu, 9 Dec 2021

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Leona Lewis Announces Christmas With Love 2022 – Headline Uk Tour

Leona Lewis Announces Christmas With Love 2022 – Headline Uk Tour

THIS YEAR MARKS 15 YEARS SINCE LEONA’S ICONIC X FACTOR WIN!

Published: Thu, 9 Dec 2021

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New LGBTQ+ Mental Health Campaign Hosts Festive Session on Depression

New LGBTQ+ Mental Health Campaign Hosts Festive Session on Depression

A new campaign, Mind Your Head, promoting better mental health and wellbeing for LGBTQ+ communities in Calderdale and beyond

Published: Thu, 9 Dec 2021

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Village based Dog walker Lisa Kenyon

Village based Dog walker Lisa Kenyon

We caught up with village based, dog walker Lisa Kenyon

Published: Thu, 2 Dec 2021

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Full of Beans coffee house opens in the village

Full of Beans coffee house opens in the village

Brothers launch coffee site and their own signature blend in Gay Village.

Published: Thu, 2 Dec 2021

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Canal St Card now available via subscription

Canal St Card now available via subscription

You can now enjoy over 150 benefits for just £2 per month.

Published: Thu, 2 Dec 2021

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Gay Pride Shop

Gay Pride Shop

The UK's Biggest LGBTQ+ Shop shares success with charities

Published: Thu, 2 Dec 2021

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Turn on Fest 2022

Turn on Fest 2022

Full line up announced for Hope Mill Theatre’s third annual LGBTQIA+ Arts Festival Returning to live events after 2020 launch and online festival 2021.

Published: Thu, 2 Dec 2021

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Dan Westwood joins Renaissance UK

Dan Westwood joins Renaissance UK

Former Coronation Street and Doctors actor Dan Westwood joins Renaissance UK

Published: Thu, 2 Dec 2021

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New announcements at Royal Exchange Theatre

New announcements at Royal Exchange Theatre

A devilish offering for the Xmas period and news of the cafe and restaurant.

Published: Thu, 25 Nov 2021

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Nell's New York Pizza and Bar

Nell's New York Pizza and Bar

Nell’s joins the Canal Street VIP card - get all day happy hour at their Kampus bar

Published: Thu, 25 Nov 2021

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Greater Manchester gets ready to show support as World AIDS Day 2021 approaches

Greater Manchester gets ready to show support as World AIDS Day 2021 approaches

This year to mark World AIDS Day on 1st December, Greater Manchester’s ‘Passionate about Sexual Health (PaSH)’ Partnership have partnered with Hitch Marketing for their latest campaign

Published: Thu, 25 Nov 2021

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LEVEN Manchester, UK Is Now Open

LEVEN Manchester, UK Is Now Open

Manchester’s newest design hotel, LEVEN Manchester is now open, on the corner of Chorlton Street and Canal Street in the city’s vibrant Village neighbourhood.

Published: Thu, 25 Nov 2021

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Bread Flower to host four-week festive pop up at Kampus

Bread Flower to host four-week festive pop up at Kampus

Delicious bagels, floral workshops and indie winter markets are in store as Bread Flower brings alternative festivities to Kampus this month.

Published: Thu, 18 Nov 2021

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Pink Lemonade at Contact Theatre

Pink Lemonade at Contact Theatre

The Queer House Pink Lemonade

Published: Thu, 18 Nov 2021

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ChemSex Project launched

ChemSex Project launched

Survivors Manchester and George House Trust have joined forces in a brand new project that aims to better understand the relationship between CHEMS, SEX AND CONSENT

Published: Thu, 18 Nov 2021

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A chat with: Rishi Jain, Liverpool FC

A chat with: Rishi Jain, Liverpool FC

Our friends at Liverpool Pride Foundation talk about plans for Rainbow Laces

Published: Thu, 18 Nov 2021

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More rainbow planters in prospect for the village

More rainbow planters in prospect for the village

The hard working Friends of the Gay Village gathered last weekend to launch rainbow planters and a lectern in Sackville gardens.

Published: Thu, 18 Nov 2021

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A Very Queer Christmas 2021: Bring in the Light

A Very Queer Christmas 2021: Bring in the Light

The Sunday Boys’ annual A Very Queer Christmas returns Saturday 4 December!

Published: Mon, 15 Nov 2021

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Cheer up Popsicle at The Brewers

Cheer up Popsicle at The Brewers

Cheer Up Christmas Take Over at The Brewers Manchester 11th December

Published: Mon, 15 Nov 2021

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Iowa To Manchester: Anna Polonyi

Iowa To Manchester: Anna Polonyi

Manchester City of Literature and Manchester Literature Festival.

Published: Mon, 15 Nov 2021

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Introducing LEVEN Manchester to the village

Introducing LEVEN Manchester to the village

Introducing LEVEN Manchester, an artfully designed new hotel coming soon to the city’s vibrant Gay Village neighbourhood.

Published: Thu, 11 Nov 2021

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Congratulations Carl

Congratulations Carl

Congratulations to Carl Austin-Behan OBE.

Published: Thu, 11 Nov 2021

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New book captures the Gay scene in the 90's

New book captures the Gay scene in the 90's

OUT AND ABOUT WITH LINDEN is a limited-edition book of photography by Stuart Linden Rhodes.

Published: Thu, 11 Nov 2021

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First Time

First Time

It’s A Sin Actor Creatively Tackles HIV Stigma

Published: Wed, 10 Nov 2021

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Greater Manchester gets ready to show support as World AIDS Day approaches

Greater Manchester gets ready to show support as World AIDS Day approaches

This year to mark World AIDS Day on 1st December, Greater Manchester’s ‘Passionate about Sexual Health (PaSH)’ Partnership are pleased to announce their latest campaign.

Published: Wed, 10 Nov 2021

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Years & Years announce ‘The Night Call Tour’ for 2022

Years & Years announce ‘The Night Call Tour’ for 2022

Iconic artwork and some new live dates just released.

Published: Thu, 4 Nov 2021

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Manchester LGBT Star Jsky Hits Radio Future Star Finalist

Manchester LGBT Star Jsky Hits Radio Future Star Finalist

Singer, songwriter, presenter and fashionista Jsky has landed a coveted spot as a finalist in an online competition with Hits Radio Pride.

Published: Thu, 4 Nov 2021

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Community action projects for the benefit of LGBTQ+ communities

Community action projects for the benefit of LGBTQ+ communities

Published: Thu, 4 Nov 2021

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LGBT+ jobseekers to gather for Manchester event

LGBT+ jobseekers to gather for Manchester event

PinkNews Futures, UK’s Largest LGBT+ Careers Conference, is coming to Manchester on 13th November!

Published: Thu, 4 Nov 2021

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Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Festival 2021 programme

Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Festival 2021 programme

Published: Thu, 4 Nov 2021

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Kampus joins the Monster trail

Kampus joins the Monster trail

Our new neighbours at KAMPUS are to be part of the new monster trail this year.

Published: Thu, 28 Oct 2021

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Halloween at NYNY

Halloween at NYNY

One of the great highlights for Halloween in the village

Published: Thu, 28 Oct 2021

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Great win for Manchester LGBTQ business

Great win for Manchester LGBTQ business

Northern Quarter based Queer bookshop scoop win at recent awards.

Published: Thu, 28 Oct 2021

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We celebrate the first anniversary at Feel Good Club

We celebrate the first anniversary at Feel Good Club

Congratulations to Keira and Amy as they celebrate their first birthday.

Published: Thu, 28 Oct 2021

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Scary times ahead at Barpop

Scary times ahead at Barpop

John and team announce their biggest Halloween line up for this weekend.

Published: Thu, 28 Oct 2021

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Your chance to register your views on the future of Manchester Pride.

Your chance to register your views on the future of Manchester Pride.

Have your say and shape the future of Manchester Pride.

Published: Wed, 27 Oct 2021

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Kylie wine event at Velvet

Kylie wine event at Velvet

Discover the @kylieminogue wine collection @velvetmanchester Saturday 13th November 2021

Published: Thu, 21 Oct 2021

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Nells announce opening date for Kampus

Nells announce opening date for Kampus

Nell’s, the home of the now famous 22” pies and slices will open in the iconic corner site at the new city centre garden neighbourhood

Published: Thu, 21 Oct 2021

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BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon the  Queens of Christmas

BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon the Queens of Christmas

The Return of The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show, LIVE!

Published: Thu, 21 Oct 2021

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Craft collective to bring spooktacular creations to Kampus this Halloween

Craft collective to bring spooktacular creations to Kampus this Halloween

Get your spooky on with autumnal crafts, drinks and new friends as Halloween comes to Kampus.

Published: Thu, 21 Oct 2021

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LGBT Foundation launches new stop smoking support network

LGBT Foundation launches new stop smoking support network

The LGBT Stop Smoking Support Network has been set up by LGBT Foundation – recognising that LGBTQIA+ people may be disproportionately affected by smoking

Published: Thu, 21 Oct 2021

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Queer Family Tea

Queer Family Tea

The LGBTQIA+ safe space will be hosting a cabaret night for the community featuring local artists

Published: Thu, 21 Oct 2021

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Volunteers sought at Sackville Gardens

Volunteers sought at Sackville Gardens

Sackville Gardens Friends Association Official asks you to get involved.

Published: Sat, 16 Oct 2021

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Louder than Words Festival 2021

Louder than Words Festival 2021

The music/literary Festival returns for its ninth year!

Published: Thu, 14 Oct 2021

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Tim McArthur sings Sondheim Divas

Tim McArthur sings Sondheim Divas

Sondheim aficionado Tim McArthur performs a classic evening of the leading ladies songs from Sondheim's greatest musicals.

Published: Thu, 14 Oct 2021

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Great news for our friends in Stockport

Great news for our friends in Stockport

Social impact developer Capital&Centric has been given the green light for its £60m vision to create a vibrant town centre community at the historic Weir Mill site in Stockport.

Published: Thu, 14 Oct 2021

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The Enby Show at The Brewers Canal St

The Enby Show at The Brewers Canal St

The best gender-benders and cis-tem offenders that the UK has to offer

Published: Sun, 10 Oct 2021

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New York New York host Alzheimers research fundraiser

New York New York host Alzheimers research fundraiser

More exceptional community co-operation raised large funds at the weekend in aid of Alzheimer's research.

Published: Thu, 7 Oct 2021

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Mel C live at O2 Ritz

Mel C live at O2 Ritz

Published: Thu, 7 Oct 2021

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New Boutique Film Company Other Parties Launches

New Boutique Film Company Other Parties Launches

Pier Kids tells the story of three gay and transgender youth of colour

Published: Thu, 7 Oct 2021

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Happy Birthday Supernature. You are 6

Happy Birthday Supernature. You are 6

Join the party at The Kable Club.

Published: Thu, 7 Oct 2021

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Support Proper Local Small Businesses This Christmas

Support Proper Local Small Businesses This Christmas

The best place to find unique, locally and lovingly handmade gifts, decorations and treats is right on your doorstep.

Published: Thu, 7 Oct 2021

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Bánh Vì to pack Asian plant-based punch at Kampus Bungalow residency

Bánh Vì to pack Asian plant-based punch at Kampus Bungalow residency

Bánh Vì are set to bring their captivating South East Asian creations to Kampus as they ready to kick off the latest residency at Manchester’s garden neighbourhood.

Published: Mon, 4 Oct 2021

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More LGBTQ programming announced at Contact Theatre

More LGBTQ programming announced at Contact Theatre

Autumn and Winter programme announced with a strong LGBTQ line up.

Published: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

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Synagogue Nights at Jewish Museum present a series of live events

Synagogue Nights at Jewish Museum present a series of live events

Manchester Jewish Museum announces bold new event programme in its newly restored former synagogue

Published: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

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Fat Out Fest Returns With Full Live Festival Across Halloween Weekend 2021

Fat Out Fest Returns With Full Live Festival Across Halloween Weekend 2021

60+ Artists, Five Spaces, Three Days

Published: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

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FagWartz at The Brewers

FagWartz at The Brewers

Calling all sissy-witches, bareback broom-lovers, and wand-worshippers!

Published: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

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Manchester bakery Pollen to bring new pastry kitchen and coffee to Kampus neighbourhood

Manchester bakery Pollen to bring new pastry kitchen and coffee to Kampus neighbourhood

Manchester’s much-loved and queued-for bakery Pollen is to open a new pastry kitchen and café at the city’s Kampus garden neighbourhood.

Published: Fri, 24 Sep 2021

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RIP Paul Jones

RIP Paul Jones

We pay homage to long time village photographer Paul Jones who sadly died this week.

Published: Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Lost Victorian warehouses to historic homes at Kampus

Lost Victorian warehouses to historic homes at Kampus

First look behind the doors of Manchester’s Grade-II Listed Victorian shipping warehouses, rescued and restored at Kampus

Published: Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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The Proud Trust launch Proud Connections

The Proud Trust launch Proud Connections

Charity launches map of regional LGBT+ support after ground-breaking digital help service success

Published: Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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StreamGM announce an online party

StreamGM announce an online party

StreamGM partners with Prides across GM for an all-day online party, raising funds for George House Trust and LGBT Foundation

Published: Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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Tell me Straight comes to Hope Mill Theatre

Tell me Straight comes to Hope Mill Theatre

Tickets are now on sale for Paul Bradshaw’s hugely successful play Tell Me Straight at the Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester.

Published: Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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The Women in Comedy Festival 2021

The Women in Comedy Festival 2021

Published: Thu, 23 Sep 2021

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A bit of a Carry On

A bit of a Carry On

Published: Wed, 22 Sep 2021

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OutStageUs at Hope Mill Theatre

OutStageUs at Hope Mill Theatre

OutStageUs is heading to Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats for a four-night run celebrating brand new LGBTQ+ writing.

Published: Sun, 19 Sep 2021

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Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote at The Brewers

Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote at The Brewers

Release your inner Jessica Fletcher and book your tickets today.

Published: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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