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Virtual Pride 2020

Virtual Pride 2020

During our Coronavirus Self-Isolation celebrate the UK’s LGBT+ Community with Virtual Pride

Published: Thu, 9 Apr 2020

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GM COVID-19 Response Committee

GM COVID-19 Response Committee

Carl Austin-Behan sends out a message to anyone out there in our community in need

Published: Thu, 9 Apr 2020

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Enjoy your favourite performers in your own home

Enjoy your favourite performers in your own home

Published: Thu, 9 Apr 2020

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Greater Manchester Fringe is postponed until Autumn

Greater Manchester Fringe is postponed until Autumn

9th anniversary festival is the latest event to be postponed

Published: Thu, 9 Apr 2020

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Tribute to Glenn Stevens

Tribute to Glenn Stevens

What a great guy who will sadly be missed

Published: Thu, 2 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus Postpones Pride in Liverpool

Coronavirus Postpones Pride in Liverpool

Liverpool pride decision to postpone Pride in Liverpool and reschedule to a date later in 2020

Published: Thu, 2 Apr 2020

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Huge rooftop rave in Ancoats

Huge rooftop rave in Ancoats

ROOFTOP RAVER LIFTS SPIRITS AMID CORONAVIRUS STORM.

Published: Thu, 2 Apr 2020

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LGBT Foundation have launched their first Volunteer Hardship Fund

LGBT Foundation have launched their first Volunteer Hardship Fund

LGBT FOUNDATION LAUNCHES FUND FOR VOLUNTEERS AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Published: Thu, 2 Apr 2020

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Lavelle Interiors launches new online design service

Lavelle Interiors launches new online design service

With time on your hands, why not plan a new look for you home with expert help.

Published: Thu, 2 Apr 2020

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Gay Speed dating for men in Manchester.Virtually.

Gay Speed dating for men in Manchester.Virtually.

Speed dating will come to you in our new virtual bars

Published: Mon, 30 Mar 2020

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A message from Paul Martin OBE, CEO LGBT Foundation

A message from Paul Martin OBE, CEO LGBT Foundation

LGBT Foundation Coronavirus Update: Changing the way we work

Published: Thu, 26 Mar 2020

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Gary Manners encourages you to keep your inner explorer alive

Gary Manners encourages you to keep your inner explorer alive

We can't travel currently, but we can dream and plan for future trips

Published: Thu, 26 Mar 2020

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#StayHome with GlitterBeam radio

#StayHome with GlitterBeam radio

News, Shows and Entertainment tailored for the LGBTQ+ Community at home via GlitterBeam Radio

Published: Thu, 26 Mar 2020

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A sad, but very important issue involving care homes

A sad, but very important issue involving care homes

Our legal experts at Russell and Russell have identified a key area affecting those with loved ones in residential care

Published: Thu, 26 Mar 2020

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Bury Pride postponed

Bury Pride postponed

'Statement regarding Bury Pride 2020'

Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2020

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Sparkle Weekend announcement

Sparkle Weekend announcement

STATEMENT REGARDING THE SPARKLE WEEKEND 2020

Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2020

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Canal St Online announcement and request

Canal St Online announcement and request

Please be our eyes and ears at this time

Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2020

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Angie Brown live at Tribeca

Angie Brown live at Tribeca

Angie Brown live at Tribeca.New date announced.

Published: Fri, 20 Mar 2020

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Olivia Butterworth becomes co-chair

Olivia Butterworth becomes co-chair

LGBT Foundation Announces New Board of Trustee Co-chair Arrangement

Published: Thu, 12 Mar 2020

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Villagepeopleweekend announces it’s cancelled

Villagepeopleweekend announces it’s cancelled

The Village big party will return to Canal-St in 2021

Published: Thu, 12 Mar 2020

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Gemma Gosden chats to Benjamin Purkiss aka Zorro

Gemma Gosden chats to Benjamin Purkiss aka Zorro

“It’s the kind of show where as soon as you arrive at the venue there will be something going on".

Published: Thu, 12 Mar 2020

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Jinkx Monsoon chats to Canal St online

Jinkx Monsoon chats to Canal St online

Canal St’s Chris Park had a chat with Jinkx Monsoon

Published: Wed, 11 Mar 2020

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Superbia Scholarships for Sexuality Summer School

Superbia Scholarships for Sexuality Summer School

Superbia at Manchester Pride offers two scholarships for the sought-after postgraduate programme at the University of Manchester

Published: Wed, 11 Mar 2020

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Supernature March 2020

Supernature March 2020

Published: Wed, 11 Mar 2020

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JSky for Manchester Pride Conference

JSky for Manchester Pride Conference

Manchester's Jsky To Speak at Manchester Pride Conference 2020 this Month in Manchester

Published: Tue, 10 Mar 2020

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Manchester Pride upgrades VIP offering - Tickets on sale NOW

Manchester Pride upgrades VIP offering - Tickets on sale NOW

LGBTQ+ Charity Releases VIP Tickets for Manchester Pride Festival 2020

Published: Fri, 6 Mar 2020

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Bright Light Bright Light shines on Pride in Trafford

Bright Light Bright Light shines on Pride in Trafford

A packed and diverse line up is announced for the year's Trafford Pride in May

Published: Fri, 6 Mar 2020

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BenDeLaCreme in Ready to be Committed at Home Mcr

BenDeLaCreme in Ready to be Committed at Home Mcr

Showcases the multifaceted superstar at her best

Published: Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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Worker Bee Markets launch Business, politics and community support creative awards

Worker Bee Markets launch Business, politics and community support creative awards

Worker Bee Markets, Stockport's only multi-centre artisan market organiser, launches the Worker Bee Artisan Awards.

Published: Thu, 5 Mar 2020

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The Green Rooms @ MediaCityUK Opens its Doors to Residents

The Green Rooms @ MediaCityUK Opens its Doors to Residents

MediacityUK’s very first Build-to-Rent development reaches out to LGBT dwellers

Published: Sat, 29 Feb 2020

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Pam Ann flies into Via

Pam Ann flies into Via

The 'Cruelly funny' Pam Ann returns to Via in March

Published: Sat, 29 Feb 2020

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Russell and Russell look at care costs and what is involved

Russell and Russell look at care costs and what is involved

RRS look into the tricky area of gifting away a home to make it exempt from being included in their assets

Published: Sat, 29 Feb 2020

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Derek Jarman retrospective at Manchester Art Gallery

Derek Jarman retrospective at Manchester Art Gallery

A major retrospective of the work of one of the most influential figures in 20th century British culture.

Published: Sat, 29 Feb 2020

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Will Young: Show and Tell

Will Young: Show and Tell

Will Young announces Autumn date at Storyhouse

Published: Fri, 28 Feb 2020

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Feed your head with Proud Trust

Feed your head with Proud Trust

Proud Trust announce International Women's Day event.

Published: Fri, 28 Feb 2020

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Manchester Pride today announced that the theme for the 2020 Pride Parade

Manchester Pride today announced that the theme for the 2020 Pride Parade

LGBTQ+ Charity Announces March For Peace As It Pledges - ‘No One Is Free Until We Are All Free, And No One Gets Left Behind.’

Published: Thu, 20 Feb 2020

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New opening announcement

New opening announcement

Sister venue to Via, The Brewers to open it's doors Thursday 20th February

Published: Thu, 20 Feb 2020

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Rochdale LGBT social

Rochdale LGBT social

A regular event that encourages LGBTQ+ people to get together and celebrate

Published: Thu, 20 Feb 2020

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Two Dads UK at Malmaison Manchester

Two Dads UK at Malmaison Manchester

UK Surrogacy Information Event - Your Route to Fatherhood

Published: Thu, 20 Feb 2020

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Songs from Sondheim with the Sunday Boys

Songs from Sondheim with the Sunday Boys

Join the Sunday Boys for an evening of singing and top notch entertainment, as they celebrate Stephen Sondheim.

Published: Thu, 20 Feb 2020

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Babylon returns at Cruz 101

Babylon returns at Cruz 101

You asked for it, we couldn't resist! BABYLON returns to celebrate 21 years of Queer as Folk

Published: Thu, 20 Feb 2020

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Kampus announces Higher Ground pop-up collaboration.

Kampus announces Higher Ground pop-up collaboration.

The first residency at KAMPUS, Manchester’s new garden neighbourhood, is set to open on Friday 21st February 2020

Published: Fri, 14 Feb 2020

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The Brewers launch Backroom Manchester

The Brewers launch Backroom Manchester

A feast of DJ talent is lined up for Backroom at The Brewers

Published: Fri, 14 Feb 2020

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Hope Mill to revive Rent

Hope Mill to revive Rent

Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester announces exciting revival of classic rock musical Rent directed by Luke Sheppard

Published: Fri, 14 Feb 2020

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Hotel Brooklyn opens doors today

Hotel Brooklyn opens doors today

Brand new hotel, bar and restaurant now open on the edge of the Gay Village

Published: Thu, 6 Feb 2020

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Bi Hockey player Zach Sullivan chats to Canal St Online

Bi Hockey player Zach Sullivan chats to Canal St Online

Luke Davies chats with Zach Sullivan about his recent ground-breaking decision

Published: Thu, 6 Feb 2020

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Your Mcr announce 2nd Live event

Your Mcr announce 2nd Live event

YourMcr Live 2

Published: Thu, 6 Feb 2020

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Queer Culture Questions: A monthly Salon with Monica Pearl

Queer Culture Questions: A monthly Salon with Monica Pearl

What are the crucial queer questions that we should be asking now?

Published: Thu, 6 Feb 2020

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February Supernature line up

February Supernature line up

Published: Thu, 6 Feb 2020

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HIVe Evaluation Baseline data collection

HIVe Evaluation Baseline data collection

Greater Manchester has committed to ending new cases of HIV.

Published: Thu, 6 Feb 2020

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Rosie Garland and Friends

Rosie Garland and Friends

Celebrate LGBTQ History Month at Manchester Libraries

Published: Wed, 5 Feb 2020

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ADAM LAMBERT TO PERFORM UK PRIDE EXCLUSIVE IN MANCHESTER

ADAM LAMBERT TO PERFORM UK PRIDE EXCLUSIVE IN MANCHESTER

LGBTQ+ Charity Announces First Artist For Manchester Pride Festival 2020 Line-up

Published: Tue, 4 Feb 2020

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Canal St chats to Olly Pike

Canal St chats to Olly Pike

Holly Pritchard recently caught up with Olly Pike to chat about his children’s LGBT+ inclusive educational resource

Published: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

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Guy the musical

Guy the musical

Award winning new musical comes to the region soon

Published: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

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Kieran talks to us about his new business venture

Kieran talks to us about his new business venture

We sit down with Kieran, the CEO of the Weeder Group to discuss his latest venture.

Published: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

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Queer Lady M at Waterside Arts in Sale

Queer Lady M at Waterside Arts in Sale

Moving piece about what it means to different

Published: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

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Emerging LGBT Northern singer and lyricist Tyron Webster

Emerging LGBT Northern singer and lyricist Tyron Webster

Tyron Webster turns Heartbreak into a tears-on-the-Dancefloor Pop Triumph

Published: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

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Virgin flies the flag in Manchester with pride

Virgin flies the flag in Manchester with pride

Virgin Atlantic & Virgin Holidays To Sponsor Manchester Pride Festival

Published: Mon, 27 Jan 2020

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Manchester Pride Festival announcement about 2020

Manchester Pride Festival announcement about 2020

The festival organisers have announced what is happening in 2020

Published: Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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Kiki closes with new replacement venue announced

Kiki closes with new replacement venue announced

Following the surprise closure of Kiki last weekend.Stonegate have announced the name of their new venue

Published: Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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Luke Davies interview with Minute Taker

Luke Davies interview with Minute Taker

Where did the inspiration for WOLF HOURS come from? We chat to Ben McGarvey to find out

Published: Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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Via raise funds for fire fighters in Australia

Via raise funds for fire fighters in Australia

Join the team for an evening of entertainment and help raise much needed monies

Published: Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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Grace Campbell live at The Lowry

Grace Campbell live at The Lowry

Grace Campbell:Why I’m Never Going Into Politics

Published: Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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Cabagay night at Tribeca 14th Feb

Cabagay night at Tribeca 14th Feb

Cabagay returns to Tribeca with a pro v anti-Valentines event

Published: Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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Marrying Mum and Dad is back

Marrying Mum and Dad is back

Marrying Mum and Dad is back and are looking for UK-based LGBTQ+ parents with children aged 8-14 to take part in the new series

Published: Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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S.A.M.  A New British LGBTQ Short Film

S.A.M. A New British LGBTQ Short Film

A new film deals with themes including how society treats people living with disabilities

Published: Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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Cirque du so Gay

Cirque du so Gay

Tribeca in the Gay Village again hosts the circus with extra spunk

Published: Fri, 17 Jan 2020

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New home for Pride Spring benefit 2020

New home for Pride Spring benefit 2020

Fleur East and Melanie Blatt Perform as Annual Fundraiser Moves To Principal Hotel

Published: Fri, 17 Jan 2020

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Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales: Together Again, Again!

Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales: Together Again, Again!

It’s been 45 years since Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales have set foot on stage together

Published: Fri, 17 Jan 2020

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Russell and Russell share some thoughts around protecting your personal legal rights

Russell and Russell share some thoughts around protecting your personal legal rights

Judith Bromley shares thoughts on some key legal issues surrounding co-habitation and the will making

Published: Fri, 17 Jan 2020

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A Gay and A NonGay live in Manchester

A Gay and A NonGay live in Manchester

A Gay and A NonGay; the UK’s biggest LGBTQ+ podcast has announced The Podcast Tour

Published: Fri, 17 Jan 2020

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Join Barbara and Bernard for Turn on Fest

Join Barbara and Bernard for Turn on Fest

A gentle and often humorous look at the issues around Dementia

Published: Fri, 17 Jan 2020

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Help to prevent LGBT suicide

Help to prevent LGBT suicide

Published: Fri, 17 Jan 2020

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Band of Gold re-booted

Band of Gold re-booted

David Poucher chats with Shayne Ward and Kieron Richardson at The Lowry Theatre

Published: Sat, 11 Jan 2020

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Kath Wilkinson looks at how to resolve your finances for 2020

Kath Wilkinson looks at how to resolve your finances for 2020

Kath is a specialist, focussed on LGBT financial planning

Published: Sat, 11 Jan 2020

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Manchester Pride 2019: A retrospective

Manchester Pride 2019: A retrospective

We take a look back on the Manchester Pride Festival 2019.

Published: Sat, 11 Jan 2020

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Happy Nude Year 2020

Happy Nude Year 2020

Happy Nude Year…Naked Beach is Back with LGBT Pioneer of Colour Jsky

Published: Sat, 11 Jan 2020

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Indoor car boot sale at Tribeca

Indoor car boot sale at Tribeca

Published: Sat, 11 Jan 2020

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Mother's Ruin - Turn on Fest 2020

Mother's Ruin - Turn on Fest 2020

TWO HOT QUEER consecutive Saturday night gigs as part of TURN ON FEST

Published: Sat, 11 Jan 2020

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The return of Morning Glory

The return of Morning Glory

ESSENTIAL reunion at Albert Hall on Easter Sunday 2020 paves the way for the unexpected return of Mornin Glory

Published: Sat, 11 Jan 2020

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Bar Pop

Bar Pop

Viva La Diva and her Bar Pop show team head up an extensive line up for the run up to Xmas and NY

Published: Fri, 20 Dec 2019

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Read about the new LGBT cycling club

Read about the new LGBT cycling club

Read all about Ride Out here

Published: Fri, 20 Dec 2019

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Via announce plans for NYE 2019

Via announce plans for NYE 2019

Via have a packed line up of entertainment to help you welcome in 2020

Published: Fri, 20 Dec 2019

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Bring in 2020 at Iconic

Bring in 2020 at Iconic

Red carpet and free bar for 2 hours at Iconic ticketed event for New Year celebrations.

Published: Fri, 20 Dec 2019

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Bring in 2020 with Cruz 101

Bring in 2020 with Cruz 101

Manchester's Gay Nightclub Cruz 101 have announced their plans for NY.

Published: Fri, 20 Dec 2019

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“Come to the Cabaret” at Band on the Wall

“Come to the Cabaret” at Band on the Wall

Screenings of camp and queer classic films

Published: Fri, 20 Dec 2019

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Rainbow Playground 2020

Rainbow Playground 2020

Proud Trust are seeking LGBT+ young people for the planning group.

Published: Thu, 19 Dec 2019

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Snow White's privilege

Snow White's privilege

Drawing upon Manchester’s queer scene, this rude and crude production directed by Nuala Maguire will star local drag queen Lill

Published: Wed, 18 Dec 2019

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Rainbow JCB helps launch 'Buy a brick' campaign

Rainbow JCB helps launch 'Buy a brick' campaign

Event marks the start of building works for a new £2.4million development for LGBT+ people in the North West

Published: Fri, 13 Dec 2019

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Friends of Dorothy film night

Friends of Dorothy film night

Friends of Dorothy invite you to Home Mcr for Whatever happened to baby Jane

Published: Fri, 13 Dec 2019

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Riot Act returns for a national tour

Riot Act returns for a national tour

Riot Act embarks on a tour coinciding with LGBT History Month, and opens at Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre

Published: Fri, 13 Dec 2019

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Drag Queen Carols at Peru Perdu

Drag Queen Carols at Peru Perdu

Join Manchester Queen Lill at new eaterie Peru Perdu

Published: Fri, 13 Dec 2019

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MTV Staying Alive event at Impossible

MTV Staying Alive event at Impossible

Celebrity Jsky hosted the annual MTV Staying Alive event in Manchester.

Published: Sat, 7 Dec 2019

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Secret garden unveiled at Kampus neighbourhood

Secret garden unveiled at Kampus neighbourhood

The garden is surrounded by twenty commercial spaces, which will be filled with independent bars, restaurants, cafes and shops, and over 500 apartments

Published: Sat, 7 Dec 2019

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Qwerkmas

Qwerkmas

We chat to DJ Kelvin Andrews ahead of his forthcoming gig for Qwerk

Published: Sat, 7 Dec 2019

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Poems from a Melancholic Panda – a queer poetry book

Poems from a Melancholic Panda – a queer poetry book

The book, which is compiled of 55 poems has been in the works since 2012 and is all from Kolin’s perspective.

Published: Sat, 7 Dec 2019

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Latest in the series of the parties stance on LGBT issues

Latest in the series of the parties stance on LGBT issues

This week, Dan Carter looks at The Labour Party

Published: Sat, 7 Dec 2019

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Chris Park chats to Jinkx Monsoon and Ben delaCreme

Chris Park chats to Jinkx Monsoon and Ben delaCreme

Canal St’s Chris Park had a chat with the stars of the show about all things Christmassy and their love of the UK.

Published: Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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The Sunday Boys festive celebration

The Sunday Boys festive celebration

With new arrangements of Joni Mitchell & The Pet Shop Boys classics and more

Published: Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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HUGE Adult panto to hit the UK next year

HUGE Adult panto to hit the UK next year

BRAND new to Ru Pauls Drag Race ‘Divina Da Campo’ is to hit the stage next year in an all-star celebrity adult pantomime - Sinderella.

Published: Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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