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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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Tribeca celebrate Bi Awareness Week

Tribeca celebrate Bi Awareness Week

A celebration of Bi talent in our community.

Published: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Manchesterlgbtq+ Choir Shortlisted As Finalist For National Lottery Project Of The Year Award

Manchesterlgbtq+ Choir Shortlisted As Finalist For National Lottery Project Of The Year Award

The Sunday Boys, Manchester’s LGBTQ+ choir for low voices, has been shortlisted from over 1500 nominations as a finalist for the prestigious National Lottery Project of the Year Award.

Published: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Two queer friends seem to be an inseparable duo, but what happens next?

Two queer friends seem to be an inseparable duo, but what happens next?

Salford students and alum debut queer kitchen sink drama 'Sour Milk' at GM Fringe

Published: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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New LGBTQ+ Mental Health Campaign Launched in Calderdale

New LGBTQ+ Mental Health Campaign Launched in Calderdale

A new campaign, Mind Your Head, has been launched to promote better mental health and wellbeing for LGBTQ+ communities in Calderdale and beyond.

Published: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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Manchester Food and Drink Festival returns

Manchester Food and Drink Festival returns

We highlight one of the unique experiences lined up for this years MFDF.

Published: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

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A new Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund announced by LGBT Foundation and George House Trust

A new Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund announced by LGBT Foundation and George House Trust

An independent panel of representatives from the NHS, Manchester City Council, the VLBA), GHTs Board of Trustees, LGBT Foundation’s Board of Trustees and a member of the LGBTQ+ community will review all proposals and make all award decisions.

Published: Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Pop Curious celebrate 12th Anniversary this month

Pop Curious celebrate 12th Anniversary this month

Drag performers and a Britney fancy dress competition are amongst the fun plans as POP CURIOUS celebrate a milestone birthday.

Published: Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Homotopia announces its 2021 line up

Homotopia announces its 2021 line up

Homotopia - Coming Out. Jade Anouka, Rosie Jones, Family Vogue Ball and Dietrich Live lead the programme

Published: Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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The Golden Girls a musical comes to the Gay Village

The Golden Girls a musical comes to the Gay Village

New venue THE COCKATOO CLUB is to host this long running London musical.

Published: Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Contact announce the return of House of Ghetto

Contact announce the return of House of Ghetto

House Of Ghetto Presents The Black Pride Manchester Vogue Ball

Published: Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Queer Lit open Shop

Queer Lit open Shop

Manchester’s First Dedicated LGBTQ+ Bookshop Opens On Tib Street.

Published: Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Sigrid live

Sigrid live

We are delighted to share the news that Sigrid will perform at O2 Apollo next March.

Published: Thu, 9 Sep 2021

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Bjorn Again announce new tour

Bjorn Again announce new tour

Björn Again - The Australian Abba Show

Published: Thu, 2 Sep 2021

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Death Drop at The Lowry

Death Drop at The Lowry

A Dazzling and delightfully camp comedy starring Willam and Ra’Jah O’Hara

Published: Thu, 2 Sep 2021

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert the musical

Priscilla Queen of the Desert the musical

Miles Western,Nick Hayes and Edwin Ray will star in the much-loved glittering hit musical Priscilla

Published: Thu, 2 Sep 2021

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Greater Manchester Fringe returns in September 2021

Greater Manchester Fringe returns in September 2021

And now with tickets on sale for 70 shows at a wide variety of venues around Greater Manchester and online.

Published: Thu, 2 Sep 2021

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BangBang’s mouth raises money for charity!

BangBang’s mouth raises money for charity!

Sister BangBang raises money for George House Trust

Published: Wed, 1 Sep 2021

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Double Ender

Double Ender

Double-Ender is a fresh off the page double bill of monologues

Published: Wed, 1 Sep 2021

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Happy Valley Pride Returns with Weekend Festival

Happy Valley Pride Returns with Weekend Festival

Happy Valley Pride returns to Hebden Bridge with a special weekend festival from the Friday 10 to Sunday 12 September 2021.

Published: Tue, 31 Aug 2021

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Old Stock New Stock

Old Stock New Stock

Old Stock New Stock is a series of ambitious artworks that have been created to challenge perceptions of ageing in stock photography.

Published: Tue, 31 Aug 2021

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Everybody's Talking About Jamie: Special ticket offer to celebrate Pride week

Everybody's Talking About Jamie: Special ticket offer to celebrate Pride week

Celebrate Pride Offer and your chance to see this wonderful show in a box for 6 people.

Published: Thu, 26 Aug 2021

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Velvet Kylie brunch for pride weekend

Velvet Kylie brunch for pride weekend

Kylie Prosecco will be flowing for the Velvet brunch this Saturday afternoon.

Published: Thu, 26 Aug 2021

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The Afflecks Garden Party on Saturday 28th August, the date the Manchester Pride parade usually takes place.

The Afflecks Garden Party on Saturday 28th August, the date the Manchester Pride parade usually takes place.

Afflecks has announced it will be throwing a garden party over the August bank holiday weekend, as a way to mark the city’s famous Pride celebrations.

Published: Thu, 26 Aug 2021

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New Festival Foodie Hub At Manchester New Square

New Festival Foodie Hub At Manchester New Square

Manchester Food Square, are hosting a fantastic line-up of amazing street food stalls over the 4-day weekend.

Published: Thu, 26 Aug 2021

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Le Social take residency at Kampus

Le Social take residency at Kampus

For the next two months Le Social are taking over the canalside terrace and Bungalow at Kampus

Published: Thu, 26 Aug 2021

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Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Launch ‘Bee Proud 2 Donate’ Initiative

Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Launch ‘Bee Proud 2 Donate’ Initiative

Andrew Davies announces “Bee Proud 2 Donate” initiative.

Published: Wed, 25 Aug 2021

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Cocoa Cabana Ancoats launches Drag Bingo with a side of Raunchy Cocktails

Cocoa Cabana Ancoats launches Drag Bingo with a side of Raunchy Cocktails

Boozy Cocktails, Drag Queens, Award-winning Chocolate And A Whole Lot Of Fun

Published: Sun, 22 Aug 2021

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It's a Gay Knockout at NYNY

It's a Gay Knockout at NYNY

Village legend POLLY hosts another edition of the famous IT'S A GAY KNOCKOUT for this years pride.

Published: Fri, 20 Aug 2021

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Funding secured of £10,000 to help the Foundation's work continue

Funding secured of £10,000 to help the Foundation's work continue

Manchester City Council's Neighbourhood Investment Fund has stepped in to provide funding for the LGBT Foundation condom scheme

Published: Fri, 20 Aug 2021

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Queering the North

Queering the North

Queer Northern Irish Activism through the Troubles and beyond, comes to Manchester

Published: Fri, 20 Aug 2021

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Freedom Exhibition at Kampus for Pride

Freedom Exhibition at Kampus for Pride

Kampus Celebrates Lgbtq+ Stories With Exhibition For Manchester Pride’s Superbia

Published: Fri, 20 Aug 2021

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Poptastic 25 Year Reunion

Poptastic 25 Year Reunion

Whats the story Poptastic glory? 25 years of Poptastic this Pride.

Published: Fri, 20 Aug 2021

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Little David Street Party Kampus X Shindigger

Little David Street Party Kampus X Shindigger

Kampus has announced it will celebrate the highly anticipated re-opening of Little David Street with a ShinDigger summer block party.

Published: Fri, 20 Aug 2021

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Bearded Brutes on Deansgate for Manchester Pride

Bearded Brutes on Deansgate for Manchester Pride

Bearded Brutes is a collection of vivid photographic portraits bursting with colour, sparkle and beards, combining the masculinity of the bearded male with the camp flamboyance of heavy make-up and theatrical poses.

Published: Fri, 20 Aug 2021

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Killer Queen

Killer Queen

Killer Queen is a dark, psychological drama, set against a backdrop of political upheaval, civil unrest and the fight for equality in late twentieth century Britain.

Published: Thu, 12 Aug 2021

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Vanilla returns to it's original site

Vanilla returns to it's original site

Just ahead of this years pride we are delighted to announce that Vanilla has returned to it's original location on Richmond St.

Published: Thu, 12 Aug 2021

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Superbia Weekend Line Up Announced

Superbia Weekend Line Up Announced

Superbia announces stellar line up of events for the Manchester Pride Festival Bank Holiday Weekend including The Untold Orchestra and Superbia Cinema

Published: Thu, 12 Aug 2021

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PRIDE for artists featured in new exhibition

PRIDE for artists featured in new exhibition

A must-see art exhibition NEW NORMAL launches this weekend to kick start celebrations for the LGBTQIA+ community in the run up to PRIDE 2021.

Published: Thu, 12 Aug 2021

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Cruz 101 celebrates 29 years

Cruz 101 celebrates 29 years

We are delighted to announce the celebration of one of the longest running, continuous clubs in the UK

Published: Thu, 12 Aug 2021

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The unseen community exhibition

The unseen community exhibition

Proud 2 b Parents have curated a photographic exhibition at The Peoples History Museum

Published: Thu, 12 Aug 2021

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VBLA Launch Go Fund Me page

VBLA Launch Go Fund Me page

The Village Business Licensed Association has released this statement.

Published: Mon, 9 Aug 2021

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Statement from Manchester pride regarding funding for LGBT Foundation initiative

Statement from Manchester pride regarding funding for LGBT Foundation initiative

Chair of Trustees Paul Wheeler has issued a statement regarding condom and lube distribution funding.

Published: Fri, 6 Aug 2021

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House of Burlesque at The Brewers

House of Burlesque at The Brewers

Burlesque Queen Tempest Rose and friends appear live at The Brewers later this month.

Published: Fri, 6 Aug 2021

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Major LGBTQ content in line up for HOME MCR new season

Major LGBTQ content in line up for HOME MCR new season

HOME announces return of live theatre with Autumn Winter 2021/22 season

Published: Fri, 6 Aug 2021

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Iconic Salford pub The King’s Arms reopens

Iconic Salford pub The King’s Arms reopens

We are delighted to announce the reopening of Salford's Kings Arms with an homage to Roger Quigley

Published: Fri, 6 Aug 2021

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Manchester for LGBT powerlifting contest

Manchester for LGBT powerlifting contest

“LGBT INTERNATIONAL POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE HELD IN MANCHESTER 2022”

Published: Wed, 4 Aug 2021

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An Evening With Armistead Maupin

An Evening With Armistead Maupin

Trail blazing LGBT Author Maupin to appear live at HOME MCR

Published: Wed, 4 Aug 2021

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We chat with Coco ahead of Dazzling Divas premier at OnBar

We chat with Coco ahead of Dazzling Divas premier at OnBar

A new, fantastic night out for Trans, CDs, and all their admirers

Published: Mon, 2 Aug 2021

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MCR PRIDE LIVE AT FIRST STREET

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 Saturday 4th 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 in September

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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