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Think about Pride in Retirement during this Pride season

Think about Pride in Retirement during this Pride season

Summer Pride season is an opportunity to celebrate some of the significant advancements that have been made for the LGBT Community over recent years.

Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018

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Velvet and No 1 Canal St present a stunning DJ line up

Velvet and No 1 Canal St present a stunning DJ line up

Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018

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Gay Pride Shop to donate funds to charities

Gay Pride Shop to donate funds to charities

Gay Pride Shop, a brand-new store dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community has now opened in Manchester city centre

Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018

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Vanilla for Pride 2018

Vanilla for Pride 2018

Indigo moon artists join the team at Vanilla this year for the Big Weekend

Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018

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120 hours of partying at Via for Pride

120 hours of partying at Via for Pride

Marathon of partying planned at Via for the Big Weekend

Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018

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The inaugural Didsbury Pride 2018

The inaugural Didsbury Pride 2018

Part of Manchester since 1904, Didsbury joins the Pride Family in 2018

Published: Wed, 15 Aug 2018

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New home for Manchester Pride in 2019

New home for Manchester Pride in 2019

Manchester Pride set for a change in 2019

Published: Sun, 12 Aug 2018

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Iconic and Molly House Pride Tea Dance

Iconic and Molly House Pride Tea Dance

Richmond Street Tea Dance over The Big Weekend

Published: Sat, 11 Aug 2018

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Jock announces venue for this years Manchester Pride

Jock announces venue for this years Manchester Pride

Manchester's sexiest underwear and sports kit party promises a party like no other.

Published: Thu, 9 Aug 2018

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Streep Tease at 3MT

Streep Tease at 3MT

An Evening of Meryl Streep Monologues Performed by an All-Male Cast

Published: Thu, 9 Aug 2018

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Pride Supernature event

Pride Supernature event

High Hoops join the resident line up to celebrate pride for Supernature

Published: Thu, 9 Aug 2018

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Pride Boat Party for Mint

Pride Boat Party for Mint

House of Mint presents its first ever Pride event at Lock 87

Published: Thu, 9 Aug 2018

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Penguin Pride

Penguin Pride

Penguin Pride comes to Manchester with an awe-inspiring line-up of LGBTQ+ writers, poets and performers to celebrate the city’s incredible diversity.

Published: Wed, 8 Aug 2018

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Out Stage Us puts call out

Out Stage Us puts call out

LGBT+ WRITERS WANTED FOR OUTSTAGEUS

Published: Wed, 8 Aug 2018

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#Echochamber comes to UK at 53Two

#Echochamber comes to UK at 53Two

Lesbian Twitter Opera comes to Manchester this August

Published: Wed, 8 Aug 2018

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LGBT action plan for the city

LGBT action plan for the city

Published: Mon, 6 Aug 2018

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Kinky Boots in Manchester

Kinky Boots in Manchester

Pop icon Cyndi Lauper brings her musical genius to the Manchester stage with those Kinky Boots

Published: Thu, 2 Aug 2018

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New LGBTQ+ community city tour launches

New LGBTQ+ community city tour launches

Celebrating Manchester's proud LGBTQ+ history

Published: Thu, 2 Aug 2018

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Friendly UK for LGBT visitors

Friendly UK for LGBT visitors

The UK has been identified as the second most LGBT friendly friendly destination in Europe

Published: Thu, 2 Aug 2018

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Tariff and Dale present Rainbow event with DJ Paulette

Tariff and Dale present Rainbow event with DJ Paulette

Ibiza legend DJ Paulette kicks off Pride Weekend with a special set at Tariff and Dale

Published: Thu, 2 Aug 2018

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80's extravaganza for this years Pride weekend

80's extravaganza for this years Pride weekend

Lets Go Back to the 80's returns Manchester to the Discotheques of the early 1980's at Gorilla for Pride

Published: Thu, 2 Aug 2018

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Geefi comes the Gay Village

Geefi comes the Gay Village

The Village gets ‘ultra-fast’ internet in time for more than 180,000 visitors expected at this year’s famous Manchester Pride festival

Published: Thu, 2 Aug 2018

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Bar Eva with host Cindy Loox announce Pride plans

Bar Eva with host Cindy Loox announce Pride plans

Cindy Loox hosts with a terrific line up of entertainment across the entire weekend at Eva

Published: Tue, 31 Jul 2018

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Hunty Games 2 for Pride Weekend

Hunty Games 2 for Pride Weekend

Michelle Visage joins the Pop Curious team this Pride Weekend.

Published: Mon, 30 Jul 2018

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Come as you are 3 day event for Pride at The Refuge

Come as you are 3 day event for Pride at The Refuge

Star DJs line up for Come As You Are Weekender at The Refuge over Pride weekend

Published: Thu, 26 Jul 2018

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Cruz 101 announces its line up for Pride

Cruz 101 announces its line up for Pride

Cruz 101 presents The Big Weekends Biggest Party inc Nadine Coyle from Girls Aloud

Published: Thu, 26 Jul 2018

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Happy Valley Pride 2018

Happy Valley Pride 2018

Canal St’s Chris Park spoke to newly appointed Chair, Tim Whitehead about the exciting things in store.

Published: Thu, 26 Jul 2018

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Spirituality and Gender investigated by Midnight McBride

Spirituality and Gender investigated by Midnight McBride

The way I see it if you’re LGBT+, you’re already several rungs up the spiritual ladder!

Published: Thu, 26 Jul 2018

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Worker Bee Markets family Day

Worker Bee Markets family Day

Something for All the Family in Bramhall this Summer

Published: Thu, 26 Jul 2018

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Wigan Pride 2018

Wigan Pride 2018

Progress with ‘Unity’ Wigan Pride Draws Near.

Published: Thu, 26 Jul 2018

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Mancunian Way support Manchester Pride

Mancunian Way support Manchester Pride

Mancunian Way was created out of the ashes of the Manchester riots in the summer of 2011

Published: Fri, 20 Jul 2018

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Donald Trump and the LGBT community

Donald Trump and the LGBT community

Donald Trump: Appears to be no friend of the LGBT community

Published: Thu, 19 Jul 2018

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Smart new Barriers put in place on Canal St

Smart new Barriers put in place on Canal St

We are loving the new safety barriers just arrived on Canal St itself

Published: Thu, 19 Jul 2018

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LGBT community Bee arrives in Sackville Gardens

LGBT community Bee arrives in Sackville Gardens

After months of hard work behind the scenes Queen Bee arrives in Sackville Gardens next week

Published: Thu, 19 Jul 2018

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Two new events for Make a Scene

Two new events for Make a Scene

Published: Thu, 19 Jul 2018

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George House Trust fundraising Dinner

George House Trust fundraising Dinner

George House Trust is hosting a black tie fundraising gala at the iconic Midland Hotel

Published: Thu, 19 Jul 2018

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Brand new location for Worker Bee Markets

Brand new location for Worker Bee Markets

New Worker Bee Artisan Market Creating a Buzz in Heald Green

Published: Wed, 18 Jul 2018

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Mandy Tootill is such 'an idiot' she says

Mandy Tootill is such 'an idiot' she says

One woman's story of her triumph over Cancer and how comedy makes such a difference

Published: Tue, 17 Jul 2018

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The Little Pink Book of Masculinity

The Little Pink Book of Masculinity

A comedic look at what makes a real man at this years GM Fringe

Published: Tue, 17 Jul 2018

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Porno Chic returns

Porno Chic returns

The play that had critics raving is BACK. Porno Chic is heading back to the region after 3 sell out previous productions.

Published: Mon, 16 Jul 2018

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The Madonna of Bolton

The Madonna of Bolton

Matt Cain has set a precedent for LGBT writers everywhere, with this latest book

Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

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July LGBT Professional Networking social

July LGBT Professional Networking social

Tribeca again hosts the next LGBT Professional Networking social

Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

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July 2018 Supernature

July 2018 Supernature

Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

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Passing on

Passing on

The story of a proper family with two dads

Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

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Barclays offers Superbia support for Manchester Pride

Barclays offers Superbia support for Manchester Pride

Barclays has signed up as headline sponsor for Manchester Pride’s year round calendar of cultural events Superbia

Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

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The play that is not about Zombies at all

The play that is not about Zombies at all

Yet another feature about the relationship between one Gay and one straight man in this brand new piece.

Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

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Rainbow Flag Award status for Proud Trust

Rainbow Flag Award status for Proud Trust

Putting the Government’s new LGBT Action Plan into practice- Greater Manchester Schools Achieve the Rainbow Flag Award

Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

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50th Anniversary Simon and Garfunkel tour

50th Anniversary Simon and Garfunkel tour

The hit West End musical The Simon & Garkfunkel Story has played to over a quarter of a million people in over 50 countries and now visits Manchester

Published: Thu, 12 Jul 2018

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Village clean up planned in July

Village clean up planned in July

Various bodies are coming together for the latest village clean up and they want your help

Published: Wed, 11 Jul 2018

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Salford Pride this Weekend

Salford Pride this Weekend

Join Union J and the Cheeky Girls for this weekends Pink Picnic for Salford Pride

Published: Tue, 10 Jul 2018

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Sparkle 2018

Sparkle 2018

With new additions to the trustees board, the organisers have built another packed weekend for us to look forward to.

Published: Thu, 5 Jul 2018

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New product Bolaki launches and targets Gay men

New product Bolaki launches and targets Gay men

A brand new intimate wash product for men launches in our region.Bolaki has arrived.

Published: Thu, 5 Jul 2018

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4th Bolton Pride dates announced

4th Bolton Pride dates announced

Bolton Pride returns for a three day festival weekend between 21st – 23rd September 2018.

Published: Thu, 5 Jul 2018

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Dont blame Jack

Dont blame Jack

A story about learning self-love and self-appreciation and acceptance.

Published: Thu, 5 Jul 2018

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Conversion Therapy in the UK

Conversion Therapy in the UK

Conversion Therapy: Homophobia dressed up as therapy.Dan Carter takes a look.

Published: Thu, 5 Jul 2018

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Bar Pop hosts Up the Bunting for GM Fringe

Bar Pop hosts Up the Bunting for GM Fringe

Hayley Cartwright returns in her role as the eccentric reiki healer Lisa at Canal St Favourite Bar Pop

Published: Thu, 5 Jul 2018

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor announced to headline Liverpool Pride

Sophie Ellis-Bextor announced to headline Liverpool Pride

Pop icon Sophie Ellis-Bextor will headline the Liverpool Pride Festival 2018.

Published: Thu, 5 Jul 2018

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Embrace the countryside with the Gay walkers

Embrace the countryside with the Gay walkers

Gay walking group celebrates 20th birthday

Published: Thu, 5 Jul 2018

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Sunday Boys for the Stoller Hall

Sunday Boys for the Stoller Hall

This special evening will feature a varied and exciting programme of original composition and arrangements

Published: Fri, 29 Jun 2018

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Mama G opens this years GM Fringe

Mama G opens this years GM Fringe

Being who you are and loving what you want by Petite Pantos

Published: Thu, 28 Jun 2018

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#SpiceUpManchester An Exhibition About The Spice Girls

#SpiceUpManchester An Exhibition About The Spice Girls

#SpiceUpManchester plans to pay the biggest tribute to the most exciting girl group sensation the world has ever seen.

Published: Wed, 27 Jun 2018

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Timothy West and Prunella Scales

Timothy West and Prunella Scales

We look at the day this inseparable couple came to visit Canal Street

Published: Tue, 26 Jun 2018

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We chatted to Actor Mark Newsome

We chatted to Actor Mark Newsome

What A Shit Place To Die stars Mark Newsome and is written by Phil Pearson. We caught up with Mark to find out more.

Published: Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Peter Tatchell: A life of protest and activism

Peter Tatchell: A life of protest and activism

Following his recent arrest in Russia, Dan Carter looks at Peter Tatchell and his history

Published: Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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WOMANchester - Female DJs are storming the scene

WOMANchester - Female DJs are storming the scene

But while male DJs often have top billing in this great city, the women are often unknown, operating in smaller venues.Lydia Bernsmeier-rullow tells what's changing

Published: Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Some great aerial footage by Andrzej Romaniszyn

Some great aerial footage by Andrzej Romaniszyn

See Canal St as you have never before

Published: Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Out comes to 53 Two for GM Fringe

Out comes to 53 Two for GM Fringe

This story of how a confident, gay eighteen year old seems to be in a constant battle with his single-mum, Debbie.Read more..

Published: Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Star studded Rip it Up at The Bridgewater Hall

Star studded Rip it Up at The Bridgewater Hall

Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd and Louis Smith MBE and people’s champion Aston Merrygold have announced they are to tour together

Published: Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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This wide night at GM Fringe

This wide night at GM Fringe

As a FEMALE FOCUSSED company they are passionate in pursuing projects that take a stance against inequality

Published: Thu, 21 Jun 2018

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Years and Years anounce tour

Years and Years anounce tour

Olly and the band are to play Manchester O2 Apollo as part of a national tour.

Published: Mon, 18 Jun 2018

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Same Same But Different at Tribeca

Same Same But Different at Tribeca

Denial, Fantasy and Thai whisky are the themes for this new play for GM Fringe 2018

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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Glenn Meads chats to Katy Lipson

Glenn Meads chats to Katy Lipson

Katy Lipson chats about Hope Mill Theatre, musicals and staging a Lloyd Webber show

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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Alert date announced for July

Alert date announced for July

Alert! is a monthly night for guys who prefer something different

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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Pride in the sky

Pride in the sky

Thomas Cook Airlines celebrates Manchester Pride Festival with specially named plane

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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Susan Calman and Graham Norton for Manchester Literature Festival

Susan Calman and Graham Norton for Manchester Literature Festival

Manchester Literature Festival is delighted to welcome two of the UK’s funniest and most outrageous broadcasters, Susan Calman and Graham Norton

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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Next date for LGBT Professional Networking

Next date for LGBT Professional Networking

The next Manchester LGBT Professional Networking social evening will be held on Thursday 28th June 2018

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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Is it time for Rupaul’s Drag Race to Sashay away?

Is it time for Rupaul’s Drag Race to Sashay away?

Dan Carter looks at whether Rupaul and Michelle should take a short hiatus.

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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Horse announces her 25th Anniversary tour

Horse announces her 25th Anniversary tour

Band on the Wall again hosts this LGBT trailblazer as she celebrates 25 years of Gods Home Movie

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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BenDeLaCrème's Inferno A-Go-Go at RNCM

BenDeLaCrème's Inferno A-Go-Go at RNCM

The RNCM plays host to Miss Congeniality from Season 6 of RuPauls Drag Race

Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018

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Pride in Retirement

Pride in Retirement

Thinking about Retirement is important for us all. Many older LGBTs who are thinking about retirement may have spent their younger years in the closet.

Published: Thu, 7 Jun 2018

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House of Ghetto presents Sankofa Cabaret

House of Ghetto presents Sankofa Cabaret

Join the House Of Ghetto for their very 1st Tribeca take over

Published: Thu, 7 Jun 2018

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Dan Carter looks ahead to the World Cup and the implications for LGBT fans

Dan Carter looks ahead to the World Cup and the implications for LGBT fans

Dan Carter looks at issues facing LGBT football fans in Russia this summer

Published: Thu, 7 Jun 2018

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Peg and Bess for GM Fringe 2018

Peg and Bess for GM Fringe 2018

Drew Tosh tells us about the inspiration behind Peg and Bessie a new play for this years GM Fringe Festival

Published: Thu, 7 Jun 2018

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The Sisters return

The Sisters return

Its a Bring and Buy Sale for the Sisters raising funds for GHT

Published: Thu, 7 Jun 2018

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We chat to Actor Sam Retford

We chat to Actor Sam Retford

Glenn Meads chats to Sam Retford ahead of his appearance in Closets at Hope Mill Theatre

Published: Thu, 7 Jun 2018

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June Supernature

June Supernature

Mike O’Mara and Curtis Randles guest at this months Supernature

Published: Thu, 7 Jun 2018

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Manchester Histories Celebration Day

Manchester Histories Celebration Day

The iconic reading room will host musicians and soundscapes from the sellout performance of Manchester Hill Remembered

Published: Tue, 5 Jun 2018

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13 reasons why and the issue of sexual rape

13 reasons why and the issue of sexual rape

Dan Carter writes about male on male sexual assault came after watching the season 2 final of 13 Reasons Why

Published: Thu, 31 May 2018

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MOTHERS RUIN: REFRACT 18

MOTHERS RUIN: REFRACT 18

'Outrageously entertaining night bursting with queer comedy mayhem' Manchester Wire

Published: Thu, 31 May 2018

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The Pride at Hope Mill Theatre

The Pride at Hope Mill Theatre

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s stunning debut play ‘The Pride’ comes to Hope Mill this Autumn

Published: Thu, 31 May 2018

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Pride team up for new film Invisible Women

Pride team up for new film Invisible Women

Film makers came across two extraordinary women and are producing a film based on their life together

Published: Thu, 31 May 2018

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An Evening with Alaska Thunderf**k 5000

An Evening with Alaska Thunderf**k 5000

Alaska Thunderf**k 5000 brings her unique show to The Comedy Store Manchester

Published: Thu, 31 May 2018

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Worker Bee Markets expand

Worker Bee Markets expand

50 contemporary designer makers and producers will literally pitch up with an exceptional selection of artisan goodies for you to enjoy

Published: Thu, 31 May 2018

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Lesbian and Bi Women's Skills Workshop - Boxing for Beginners

Lesbian and Bi Women's Skills Workshop - Boxing for Beginners

This months FREE skills workshop for lesbian and bi women is boxing

Published: Thu, 31 May 2018

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Diamond by David Hoyle

Diamond by David Hoyle

Diamond explores LGBT history spanning the 60-year period from 1957 to 2017

Published: Tue, 29 May 2018

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Loveless marriage and divorce can affect LGBT relationships

Loveless marriage and divorce can affect LGBT relationships

Lawyers Warn of Divorce on Demand if Woman in 'Loveless' Marriage is Allowed to Leave

Published: Sat, 26 May 2018

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Lydia remembers

Lydia remembers

The woman that sang 'that song' remembers st Ann's Sq 12 months ago

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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GUY a new gay romantic piece for GM Fringe

GUY a new gay romantic piece for GM Fringe

X Factor star Seann Miley Moore will be starring in GUY a new gay romantic comedy musical

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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Cup win for Village FC

Cup win for Village FC

Village Manchester Football Club win the GFSN Cup

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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LGBT artists involved in new gallery

LGBT artists involved in new gallery

A brand new gallery has just opened and features several prominent LGBT artists

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018

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