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MCR PRIDE LIVE AT FIRST STREET

LGBTQ+ Charity Announces Venue For Live Music Element Of August Bank Holiday Festival

Published: Thu, 29 Jul 2021

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Art draws on anti-hate message in Liverpool

Art draws on anti-hate message in Liverpool

Liverpool is set to use its cultural credentials to send out the message that homophobia, transphobia and biphobia have no place in the city.

Published: Thu, 29 Jul 2021

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Angela Bra live in Manchester for GMFringe 2021

Angela Bra live in Manchester for GMFringe 2021

Miss Angela Bra mixes up original songs, parodies and pun-based stand-up

Published: Thu, 29 Jul 2021

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GMFringe supports mental health support service

GMFringe supports mental health support service

ThreadUp PitchUp is a new initiative from Rafaela Nunes to aid and support the creative community specifically

Published: Thu, 29 Jul 2021

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Outstageus returns for 2021

Outstageus returns for 2021

Lgbtq+ New Writing Event Returns To Manchester

Published: Wed, 28 Jul 2021

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The Formidable Lizzie Boone

The Formidable Lizzie Boone

Burlesque dance, a woman who loves vodka and an emotional breakdown are all featured in the celebrated show at International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Published: Wed, 28 Jul 2021

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Didsbury Pride 2021

Didsbury Pride 2021

We are delighted to share the news that Didsbury Pride will again take place this September.

Published: Wed, 28 Jul 2021

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David Hoyle + Lee Baxter X Friends of Dorothy

David Hoyle + Lee Baxter X Friends of Dorothy

A new exhibition featuring new work by David Hoyle and Lee Baxter opens from Saturday 31st July

Published: Thu, 22 Jul 2021

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The Rainbow Lottery Have Something To Get Off Their Chest

The Rainbow Lottery Have Something To Get Off Their Chest

Now announcing their weekly winning LGBTQ+ lottery numbers live online.

Published: Thu, 22 Jul 2021

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40 artists announced for Pride Quarter Indoor Festival

40 artists announced for Pride Quarter Indoor Festival

Read here about all the artists and the locations for this years pride on Merseyside.

Published: Thu, 22 Jul 2021

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UK’s first LGBT retirement community for Manchester

UK’s first LGBT retirement community for Manchester

We have been dreaming about this for decades.” UK’s first purpose-built LGBT+ Extra Care housing facility in Manchester moves forward

Published: Thu, 22 Jul 2021

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Naomi nominated for Les Flicks

Naomi nominated for Les Flicks

Lesflicks is an independent lesbian-owned organisation and its owner is nominated for the Nat Diversity Awards

Published: Thu, 22 Jul 2021

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Cock Therapy for GMFringe 2021

Cock Therapy for GMFringe 2021

It's very funny, very sad and very gay.

Published: Thu, 22 Jul 2021

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Manchester Pride Festival 2021 Will Continue as planned

Manchester Pride Festival 2021 Will Continue as planned

LGBTQ+ Charity Announces That Festival Will Go Ahead & Reveals Plans For Marches As Part Of Festival Instead Of The City Wide Parade

Published: Wed, 21 Jul 2021

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Donna Trump hosts Queeriosity for Hope Fest 2021

Donna Trump hosts Queeriosity for Hope Fest 2021

Manchester’s Curious Cabaret ran by @donnatrumpuk and @thenarcissanightshade

Published: Tue, 20 Jul 2021

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Your Mcr live

Your Mcr live

Popular Local Magazine Show Celebrates 3 Years With Live Show At Hope Mill Festival

Published: Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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The unseen community

The unseen community

Proud 2 b Parents is an inclusive organisation, for all routes to parenthood.

Published: Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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Between Tongues by Paul McQuade

Between Tongues by Paul McQuade

Where does one language end and another begin?

Published: Thu, 15 Jul 2021

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A welcome return to home-produced theatre in Oldham

A welcome return to home-produced theatre in Oldham

Coronation Street legends Wendi Peters and Bill Ward lead a number of renowned actors featuring in Oldham Coliseum's forthcoming season

Published: Sun, 11 Jul 2021

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We introduce you to LGBT independent business Le Social Wine

We introduce you to LGBT independent business Le Social Wine

From Wine Milkman to Manchester’s most exciting wine company: the lockdown success story of Le Social Wine.

Published: Sun, 11 Jul 2021

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Divina raises money for The Proud Trust and new mural

Divina raises money for The Proud Trust and new mural

Wednesday evening saw a quickly arranged event hosted by Drag icon DIVINA DE CAMPO at G-A-Y Manchester.

Published: Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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Andy Burnham has called for more diversity  in the property sector

Andy Burnham has called for more diversity in the property sector

Greater Manchester Mayor calls for more diversity in property sector to meet net zero ambitions

Published: Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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36 years of George House Trust

36 years of George House Trust

Congratulations to this vital organisation, as relevant today as for the last 3 decades plus.

Published: Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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LGBTQ shows at Waterside's Refract Festival

LGBTQ shows at Waterside's Refract Festival

The festival runs from July 22nd to 31st both inside and outside the leading Trafford arts venue

Published: Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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We chat to Kai Jolley about his new show This Skin of Mine

We chat to Kai Jolley about his new show This Skin of Mine

Ahead of Little LTF Liverpool Theatre Festival we are delighted to publisj this interview with Kai Jolley

Published: Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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Cruz 101 announces reopening date

Cruz 101 announces reopening date

With a week packed with events to celebrate it's return post lockdown.

Published: Wed, 7 Jul 2021

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Manchester Jewish Museum now open and we look at an LGBT connection

Manchester Jewish Museum now open and we look at an LGBT connection

We are delighted that Manchester Jewish Museum is open to the public from Friday 2nd July.

Published: Tue, 6 Jul 2021

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Graffiti of Village murals

Graffiti of Village murals

We share details of the horrible defacement of two beloved village murals and how the community reacted.

Published: Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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Trans Creative Presents Trans Vegas

Trans Creative Presents Trans Vegas

Trans Vegas is back - The UK's largest trans arts festival celebrating trans and non-binary artists from Manchester, across the UK and internationally.

Published: Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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The Dolly Show for Hope Fest this July

The Dolly Show for Hope Fest this July

For fans of Dolly Parton everywhere

Published: Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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Common & Co Announces ‘a Kind Of Summer Beer Thing’

Common & Co Announces ‘a Kind Of Summer Beer Thing’

POP-UP CANALSIDE BEER & WINE FOR JULY AT KAMPUS

Published: Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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Streamathon for LGBT community

Streamathon for LGBT community

Taking place to raise money for the Mermaids charity

Published: Thu, 1 Jul 2021

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The True Story of Emile Griffith

The True Story of Emile Griffith

An emotive portrait of a bisexual Black athlete 

Published: Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Fabaret returns for 2021

Fabaret returns for 2021

A celebratory showcase of some of Manchester’s finest LGBTQ+ artists line up for MIF

Published: Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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House of Suarez’s legendary annual Vogue Ball is returning to Liverpool this autumn

House of Suarez’s legendary annual Vogue Ball is returning to Liverpool this autumn

Inspired by treasures from around the globe, set against the stunning backdrop of World Museum.

Published: Wed, 30 Jun 2021

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Manchester Pride Launches Free Skill Share Workshops To Support LGBTQ+ People Across Greater Manchester

Manchester Pride Launches Free Skill Share Workshops To Support LGBTQ+ People Across Greater Manchester

Communities across Greater Manchester will learn skills, build power and strengthen their groups and organisations through the first of its kind workshops

Published: Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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POLARI MANCHESTER

POLARI MANCHESTER

Paul Burston invites a stellar guest line up to explore all things Polari.

Published: Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Silver Pride 2021

Silver Pride 2021

Now in its second year, Silver Pride is a unique online festival designed to connect with and celebrate older LGBT+ people.1

Published: Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Jack Slimming World

Jack Slimming World

Published: Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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Two New LGBTQ Shows Set To Fly The Rainbow Flag During Little LTF Festival

Two New LGBTQ Shows Set To Fly The Rainbow Flag During Little LTF Festival

Four weeks until outdoor event at St Luke’s Bombed Out Church

Published: Thu, 24 Jun 2021

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We pay homage to the creator of Manchester Pride

We pay homage to the creator of Manchester Pride

Rem Bar owner sets the record straight about Peter Beswick and his role in Gay Village History.

Published: Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Manchester New Square

Manchester New Square

We chat to two friends about their experience of inner city living

Published: Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Liverpool’s Stanley Street Quarter Rebranded “Pride Quarter”

Liverpool’s Stanley Street Quarter Rebranded “Pride Quarter”

New era for the city’s LGBT+ quarter and ‘Pride Quarter Indoor Festival’ to celebrate what would have been Pride in Liverpool on Saturday 31st July.

Published: Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Manchester’s HIV Campaign Shortlisted For National Award

Manchester’s HIV Campaign Shortlisted For National Award

The ‘HIV: Let’s sort this together’ campaign has been shortlisted at the prestigious Purpose Awards

Published: Thu, 17 Jun 2021

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Todrick Hall live in Manchester at Bridgewater Hall

Todrick Hall live in Manchester at Bridgewater Hall

TODRICK HALL ANNOUNCES NEW EU & UK TOUR DATES FOR MAY 2022

Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

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Salford Pride date announced

Salford Pride date announced

Salford Pride’s THE PINK PICNIC Pride Event confirmed for Saturday 7th August 2021 at Peel Park, Salford

Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

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Kampus announces first pop-up of Summer Garden Series

Kampus announces first pop-up of Summer Garden Series

Kampus has announced the opening of its gardens with a summer series of food and drink pop-ups, championing independents of Manchester.

Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

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Just a Ball Game announce event

Just a Ball Game announce event

Campaign organisation JUST A BALL GAME? (JBG?) are very pleased announce their first online #StrongerTogether event will takes place in partnership with GMB Trade Union on Saturday 19th June 2021.

Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

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The second MarchOnline date announced

The second MarchOnline date announced

LCR Pride Foundation’s MarchOnline returns for 2021

Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

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Manchester LGBTQ+ artist launches first Pride ident for ITV

Manchester LGBTQ+ artist launches first Pride ident for ITV

Yet another 'first' for Manchester and it's LGBTQ community.

Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

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Anne-Marie announces tour dates

Anne-Marie announces tour dates

SHOWS CONFIRMED IN DUBLIN, GLASGOW, CARDIFF, LEEDS AND LONDON

Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

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Hebden Bridge Townhouse

Hebden Bridge Townhouse

Ben and Mark assure a warm welcome to their newly refurbished and renamed hotel.

Published: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

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The Proud Trust Receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The Proud Trust Receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The Proud Trust has received a major recognition for it's work in the voluntary sector.

Published: Tue, 8 Jun 2021

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Bianca Del Rio

Bianca Del Rio

Bianca Del Rio confirms for Village People Weekend

Published: Thu, 3 Jun 2021

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MANCHESTER PRIDE FESTIVAL THEME 2021

MANCHESTER PRIDE FESTIVAL THEME 2021

LGBTQ+ Charity Announces Garden Of Freedom As The Theme For The August Bank Holiday Festival

Published: Thu, 3 Jun 2021

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Drew Tosh chats with Julie Hesmondhalgh

Drew Tosh chats with Julie Hesmondhalgh

Simply The Greatest Drew Tosh chats to Julie Hesmondhalgh

Published: Thu, 3 Jun 2021

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Drag Queen abseil

Drag Queen abseil

Misty Chance leads a group of Drag Queen friends for this charity fundraiser abseil

Published: Thu, 3 Jun 2021

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What's going on at Contact Theatre

What's going on at Contact Theatre

A whole host of initiatives are planned at Contact through the Summer and beyond.

Published: Thu, 3 Jun 2021

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Queer writing for a brave new world

Queer writing for a brave new world

Queer Writing for a Brave New World - LGBTQ+ writers explore Modernism through a multiplicity of queer lenses Out on the Page are going into print for the first time this Autumn.

Published: Thu, 3 Jun 2021

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Refract announce a stellar line up of comedy including Drag superstar Jonny Woo

Refract announce a stellar line up of comedy including Drag superstar Jonny Woo

Waterside unveils uplifting summer programme for flagship Refract Festival

Published: Thu, 3 Jun 2021

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The Lowry announce  Les Miserable for 2022

The Lowry announce Les Miserable for 2022

Les Mis for Salford, as this sensation announces it's arrival at The Lowry

Published: Thu, 27 May 2021

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Judy & Liza to entertain NW audiences with new UK tour

Judy & Liza to entertain NW audiences with new UK tour

Dazzling musical starring Emma Dears and Helen Sheals becomes one of the first shows staged after lockdown

Published: Thu, 27 May 2021

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What's on at Bar Pop?

What's on at Bar Pop?

Check out the drag line up at Bar Pop in the coming few weeks.

Published: Thu, 27 May 2021

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We meet Emma Cuerden, a Health Improvement Practitioner for St Helens Sexual Health service

We meet Emma Cuerden, a Health Improvement Practitioner for St Helens Sexual Health service

Over The Rainbow St helens

Published: Thu, 27 May 2021

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Misc round up of LGBT related matters and groups

Misc round up of LGBT related matters and groups

Published: Thu, 27 May 2021

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Hope Fest announced

Hope Fest announced

Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre Announce 3 Week Outdoor undercover Festival This Summer

Published: Thu, 20 May 2021

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Napoleons Casino Manchester reopens

Napoleons Casino Manchester reopens

The Finest New Casino Experience in Manchester is BACK!

Published: Thu, 20 May 2021

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UK to host global LGBTQ Conference

UK to host global LGBTQ Conference

'Special envoy' appointed by UK GOVT on LGBTQ rights with a planned global LGBTQ conference

Published: Thu, 20 May 2021

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Festival of Libraries 2021

Festival of Libraries 2021

MANCHESTER’S BRAND NEW ‘FESTIVAL OF LIBRARIES’ ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAMME

Published: Thu, 20 May 2021

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Proud Connections from Proud Trust

Proud Connections from Proud Trust

The Proud Trust pilot this new service in the North West of England

Published: Thu, 20 May 2021

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General Store to open at Kampus neighbourhood

General Store to open at Kampus neighbourhood

Kampus General Store to bring a zero-waste, household essential refill hub to the neighbourhood

Published: Fri, 14 May 2021

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Essential and Mornin Glory for this years Pride

Essential and Mornin Glory for this years Pride

2 legendary club nights return at this years Manchester pride

Published: Thu, 13 May 2021

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Jonathan Mayor hosts Pride in Trafford

Jonathan Mayor hosts Pride in Trafford

Oh What a Lovely Lockdown by Cheddar Gorgeous, Welcome to the Haus of Myztique with Jason Andrew Guest and Fat Roland lead the impressive line up.

Published: Thu, 13 May 2021

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LOOKING FOR ME FRIEND  The Music of Victoria Wood

LOOKING FOR ME FRIEND The Music of Victoria Wood

Cabaret Performer & TV Personality, PAULUS (BBC’s All Together Now), enters his 30th year in entertainment with a loving tribute to his idol the late, great Victoria Wood.

Published: Thu, 13 May 2021

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Sophie Ellis Bextor live at Irlam Festival

Sophie Ellis Bextor live at Irlam Festival

“We’re excited that Irlam Live 2021 is returning and attracting big names that bring so much enjoyment".

Published: Thu, 13 May 2021

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Meet Me At Dawn at Hope Mill Theatre

Meet Me At Dawn at Hope Mill Theatre

Upcoming production of Meet Me At Dawn being staged by HER Productions at Hope Mill Theatre

Published: Thu, 13 May 2021

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Nightmare Screening by Horror Homos

Nightmare Screening by Horror Homos

Chapeltown picture house in Manchester is the location for this horror fest

Published: Thu, 13 May 2021

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Jonathan Harvey's Hushabye Mountain to live stream

Jonathan Harvey's Hushabye Mountain to live stream

Hope Mill Theatre has announced it will work with Stream.Theatre to stream a new online production worldwide of Hushabye Mountain

Published: Thu, 6 May 2021

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Pride events announced for 2021

Pride events announced for 2021

With thanks to Carl Austin-Behan for compiling this list of forthcoming events through 2021

Published: Thu, 6 May 2021

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Digital Diversity Festival 2021

Digital Diversity Festival 2021

Exciting announcement from Rickie Hewitt and the team at Salford Pride.

Published: Thu, 6 May 2021

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Prestigious award for Elysium Theatre Company

Prestigious award for Elysium Theatre Company

Manchester based performance deals with Sexuality and a paternal response.

Published: Mon, 3 May 2021

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Bread Flower pop up at Kampus Bungalow

Bread Flower pop up at Kampus Bungalow

Bagels and bouquets are the latest offering to be announced at Kampus, Manchester’s new garden neighbourhood being developed by HBD and CAPITAL&CENTRIC.

Published: Sun, 2 May 2021

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Line up announced for Manchester Pride Festival

Line up announced for Manchester Pride Festival

Manchester Pride Festival announce the line up for later this year with more tix on sale

Published: Fri, 30 Apr 2021

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BAFTA nominated Julie Hesmondhalgh stars

BAFTA nominated Julie Hesmondhalgh stars

The Greatest Play in the History of the World at Oldham Coliseum.

Published: Thu, 29 Apr 2021

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Queen B Brunch Manchester

Queen B Brunch Manchester

ON Bar hosts a Beyoncé inspired daytime drag experience

Published: Thu, 29 Apr 2021

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Go Gaga Bottomless Brunch Show Manchester

Go Gaga Bottomless Brunch Show Manchester

Manchester venues host Go Gaga Brunch through the Summer

Published: Thu, 29 Apr 2021

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REBECCANEVERBECKY: Closing Party Kiki

REBECCANEVERBECKY: Closing Party Kiki

A showcase of LGBT+ talent on the decks

Published: Sat, 24 Apr 2021

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Buff Bingo

Buff Bingo

Boys, Balls, Booze & Drag Queens!

Published: Thu, 22 Apr 2021

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We welcome Rainbow Buddies

We welcome Rainbow Buddies

We bring you news of a new Gender-Neutral Clothing Line

Published: Thu, 22 Apr 2021

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Lesflicks releases 'The Pass'

Lesflicks releases 'The Pass'

Lesflicks is proud to be releasing “The Pass”, a live theatrical event written and performed by Denise Marsa

Published: Thu, 22 Apr 2021

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New Canalside Terrace Bar arrives on the edge of Village

New Canalside Terrace Bar arrives on the edge of Village

Roby 1844 opens at Holiday Inn

Published: Thu, 22 Apr 2021

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Queer Contact present Lob

Queer Contact present Lob

More experiences of queer identity courtsey of Contact.

Published: Thu, 22 Apr 2021

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Bear Back Podcast

Bear Back Podcast

Bear couple launch new comedy podcast

Published: Wed, 21 Apr 2021

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LGBT Lottery is launched

LGBT Lottery is launched

Published: Fri, 16 Apr 2021

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Nathaniel Hall discusses HIV, kissing Olly Alexander and much more! (Part 2)

Nathaniel Hall discusses HIV, kissing Olly Alexander and much more! (Part 2)

Nathaniel Hall continues his chat with Dan Carter

Published: Thu, 15 Apr 2021

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Hope Mill Theatre has announced that this Xmas it will stage the first new UK production of The Wiz

Hope Mill Theatre has announced that this Xmas it will stage the first new UK production of The Wiz

MANCHESTER’S HOPE MILL THEATRE TO STAGE NEW PRODUCTION OF THE WIZ THIS CHRISTMAS

Published: Thu, 15 Apr 2021

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Nominations Open for Best LGBTQ+ Hospitality Business

Nominations Open for Best LGBTQ+ Hospitality Business

LGBTQ+ owned / allied pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants in the North West are being encouraged to enter the first ever North West LGBTQ+ Business Awards.

Published: Thu, 15 Apr 2021

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Pride in Trafford announce programme

Pride in Trafford announce programme

Arts and culture return to Trafford as Waterside sets date to reopen

Published: Thu, 15 Apr 2021

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Artisan Markets return

Artisan Markets return

Artisan Traders Worker Bee Markets Celebrate First Markets of the Year

Published: Thu, 15 Apr 2021

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New book from Matt Cain

New book from Matt Cain

IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO START YOUR LIFE'S BIG ADVENTURE . . .

Published: Thu, 15 Apr 2021

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