Second Fridays, 11pm - 5:30am at Eagle Bar Manchester. New monthly social for Bears, Chubs, Cubs, Chasers and Friends. Room 1: The Eagle - Upfront House & Club Classics with DJ Rick Parker. Room 2: The Black Eagle - Streamed Hi-NRG & Euro Mixtapes from Moz Morris.
Every Saturday Night/Sunday Morning from midnight to 6am, underground at SUB101/ Cruz 101, with cutting edge sounds and pumped up music "second to none" soundtrack provided by Aftershock resident DJs Ross Homson and Jim Dusty + special guest DJs such as ADAM TURNER playing Uplifting Vocal House: High Octane, High Energy and always Uplifting! Hosted by Anna Phylactic.
Saturdays 11pm-7am. DJs from Manchester and beyond w/ residents Almighty Donald + Tony Woof, joined by the best UK Pop, Dance and RnB guest DJs! AFTERSHOCK residents William Sizen Bell, Ben Hughes, Ross Homson, Jim Dusty play alongside the worlds finest House DJs at Manchester’s biggest Gay House Night at SUB101, a fresh/ uplifting/ unique soundtrack assault on clubland!
First Saturdays each month, 10pm - 2am. Underwear parties/ Manchester’s biggest/ longest-running monthly gay fetish night with more sleaze. DJs include Lawerence Clarke, Jim Dusty, Pete Simpson, Brett Denning, Sam Porter + guests, A safe, inclusive environment w/ plenty of dark spaces to explore perversions.
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019, 12-4am Battle Of The Divas. Mar 5, 12, Raffle Tuesdays - win £100. Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, It’s So Crazy Right Now, Thursdays Commercial Pop + RnB. Mar 13, 20, 27, SoFa So Good Singing Competition. Mar 22-25, Madonna’s Like A Prayer 30th Anniversay Weekend. See details + more dates:
March 1, 2019, midnight - 4am at Partisan Collective. A techno rave like it used to be. For LGBTQ+ folks and close allies - proper techno and good rave tunes. Only 60 capacity, in a great little space. There may be strobe lighting. Nexustechno.
March 2-10, 2019 at the Odeon Great Northern. Nine days of over 150 of the very best international shorts, features and documentaies, world and UK premieres. A truly independent film festival, committed and dedicated to sharing great stories from both new and established international and domestic filmmakers from the world of independent cinema.
March 2, 2019, 11pm-4am. Monthly Manchester LGBT+ night dedicated to bringing a broad spectrum of sounds and good times to queers and everyone else in one of the world's finest basements. Back to business in 2019 for a year full of queer goodness with two stalwarts of Manchester's clubbing scene at the basement: Sam Ashton and residents. Bring the vibes/ ditch the prejudice.
March 2, 2019, 11pm-3:30am at Underground. LITE event no dress code welcomes everyone. Monthly safe, inclusive environment, plenty of dark spaces to explore your perversions and give the latest fetish gear an airing. Some of the horniest, sexiest men around + great music. Next date: Apr 13th, Alert! MRMX at Manchester Academy.
March 8, 2019, 5:30-7:15pm from Midland Hotel steps. Part of the roll-call: Elizabeth Gaskell novelist; Hannah Mitchell, suffragette; Annie Horniman first repertory theatre company founder; Shelagh Delaney of A Taste of Honey; Kathleen Ollerenshaw, Lord Mayor, and Margaret Thatcher advisor; Sylvia Pankhurst, political campaigner.
March 14-16, 2019, 7:30pm. Before sexts were hand-written letters. Loads were filthy. Missives dating back centuries include letters by Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe and James Joyce. Triangulating sex and love letters of long dead artists with contemporary sexts; meditation on the construction of the queer female body. A surprising hour about how we write ourselves, and for whom?
March 17, 2019, 2-8pm. Ireland's finest export Mary Mac turns Paddy's Day into monumental party of global proportions as she joins hostess KY Kelly for an epic afternoon of fun. Also: Mar 24th Danny Beard does Sunday Service w/ songs, shade and silliness all afternoon; and Mar 31st Tanya Hyde returns after aeons joined by hostess KY Kelly.
March 21, 2019, 11:30pm-5am. For SAUCY Little Geeks - back with a very special Geeky edition featuring Guest Queen Eva Serration. Performances by Val Queen, Whiplash, Violet Queen, Selma Skreams, Sienna Queen. CHART/ MASH UP/ RnB/ HOUSE/ BASSLINE. Drag Performances by Eva Serration (David Hon Ma Chu), Sienna the Siren and Whiplash (John Mathew)!
March 22, 2019, 11pm-4am. Camping things up with a few treats during the night from the Scruff team and men-a-plenty. DJ Dave Ritson playing through until the early hours. Dress code is strict underwear or sports kit. Pink is encouraged but not essential.
March 23, 2019, 8am-2pm. Pennington Flash Country Park, Leigh. A variety of walking sessions throughout 2019. Coming up: April 28th; May 19th + 22nd - The University of Salford; June 22nd - The Lake District; July 13th TBA. See details on these and more events at:
March 28, 2019, 8:30pm. A Queen, a legend - so sharp on a microphone she is approved by and has been on tour with Bianca Del Rio... Ladies & Gentleman, VIA Proudly Presents....MYRA DUBOIS - A Live & Outrageous One Woman Show. With DJ SUGAR playing all your requests and your Guilty Pleasures.
March 29, 2019, 11pm-3am. A VERY SPECIAL PARTY w/ Kiss me Again…again! One of the best guests we've had, electrifying the dancefloor with a ridiculous record collection. Hot, sweaty, beautiful - bigger and better in the Pink Room weaving sonic melanges, possessing majesty unrivalled in making you move. A world of colour, untrammelled love and Mancunian magic. See lineup at:
March 29, 2019, midnight-6:30am. House & techno Queer Rave - special guest TBA - Venue (5min from center) announced to ticket holders only.
March 30, 2019, 10pm-4am at Hidden. Second party of 2019 w/ DJs Lauren Flax (The Bunker, NYC), Will Tramp, Jamie Bull, and Gina Breeze. Non-stop exotic disco for homos, heteros, lesbos + don't knows. Sexual orientation/ music genres are irrelevant on our dancefloors. Disco/ house/ techno/ garage/ pop/ dirt/ glamour and no pomp or pretension.
April 1, 2019, 8-10pm, The Lowry, Pier 8 The Quays, Salford. Energetic, hilarious, moving, thought-provoking play. Same-sex couple George and Nir try to answer question: Should we have kids, or not? Ethical challenges: considerations of adoption, surrogacy, co-parenting, environmental impact of childbirth, fears/ anxieties, past parenting. Confronting the chaos, they invite you along.
April 5, 2019, 9pm-4am. Antidote to the soulless mega clubs, a collective of queens, 18+ club kids, pop superstars, creative juggernauts, flamboyant dancers, and acclaimed designers; part of the East Creative family with Mighty Hoopla, Savage and more. Join the Revolution! STP
April 5, 2019, 11pm-5am. Big tunes + dirty beats; DJs Eddy Murf + Darren Goodwin; hot, horny crowd partying/ playing in the dark til the wee hours. Bears, Cubs, Otters, Chasers, Admirers, Daddies, Pups, Leathermen, Rubbermen - all tribes welcome. No attitude/ dress code. Underwear, rubber, leather, fetish, kink, sports gear, casual clothes, jocks, kilts - as much/ little as you like!
April 6, 2019, 10am-4:30pm, at The Stretford Church Hall & Institute, St. Matthews Hall, Chapel Lane. Gay Gordons' Scottish Country Dancing: 2 classes with light lunch. The teacher for the day is David Queen; music by Andrew Lyon.
April 8-13, 2019, 9:15pm at Hope Mill Theatre. In Adam Zane’s entertaining, surprising, character-driven comedy drama, you are invited to the ultimate after-party. The exciting and original one act play follows forty-something Ben who’s desire to curl up watching Victoria Wood is eclipsed by his party lifestyle. Friends search for love in a world of chemsex and jockstraps.
April 11-15, 2019. THU: 7pm Gagged+Bound at On; 10pm Stretch at Eagle. FRI 7pm MancsBound at Eagle; !0pm Darkcell at Sub101 + Recon at Night People + Devient at Eagle. SAT noon Fetish Mkt at Cruz101; 2pm Sneakrs at REM; 10pm Alert! X at Academy. SUN 11am Rubber Brunch at Leaf; 2pm Sunday Service at Eagle; 5pm GearTunes at Oscars; 5:30pm Cabaret + Rubberoke at REM; 9:30 Slick at Eagle.
April 11, 2019, 10pm-4am. The 2nd Stretch party, after the Manchester launch new rubber night on Thursday! Entry is £8 at the door/ free with MRM wristband. Rubber fetish night for rubber boys and kinky friends to Drink/ Dance/ Play. Strict rubber dress code enforced.
April 12, 2019, 6pm-4am. The LGBTQIA+ night! The glorious Violet Blonde is back to host a full night of big queer activities on two floors - with iconoclastic queer performance and DJs downstairs, and a relaxed social space upstairs (so you don't have to huddle out in the smoking area in the rain to chat to your new best friend). Performers/ DJs TBA.
April 13, 2019, 10pm-4am. Everyone comes together for an amazing party. 1000+ guys in gear. Huge venue. FIVE amazing DJs. State of the art lighting and sound. Video wall. Chill-out lounge. FULL Fetish dress code: Rubber, Leather, Sports Kit, Skinhead...
April 19-23, 2019, 9pm-4am. This Easter Winter is here - Join KIKI Manchester as we sail for Westeros. Pulling out all the stops as always for the first Bank Holiday of 2019. From Kingslanding to Beyond the Wall expect a fully themed venue. Free Entry all Weekend.
April 19, 2019, 11pm-5am. Good Friday/ Easter special - Sugarbunnies at the ready. Which means Easter egg drop - eggs filled with prizes. DJs Josh Smith + Dave Cooper will be smashing the tunage, keeping you on the dance floor. Prize for best costume.
May 2, 2019. The Great British Bear Bash is back with its 22nd year, setting sail to pillage, cause havoc, and have fun around the streets of the Village. FB
May 5, 2019, 1-10pm. A day for the Manchester community to come together for an array of entertainment Hosted by Victoria SecretDublin. Raising money for local charities in the Manchester Gay Village.
July 4-21, 2019. The world‘s first city festival, biennial, original, new work & special events. Wide-ranging original work: music, visual arts, theatre, dance, food; indoor & out; internationally-acclaimed artists & co-producers; established venues & public spaces.
August 10-11, 2019, Alexandra Park. J'ouvert Morning, Saturday at 6am. Mas bands from around the UK in the parade/ on stage; live Caribbean music, Irish folk musicians, African music, Soca and Calypso Stage both days, Black HUDU in the soul tent, Bajan Village music and culture tent, vendor stalls, Eastern Caribbean jerk food, Zorb Pool, costume making workshops... and more.
August 23-26, 2019. Bank Holiday Weekend. Tens of thousands descend on Manchester's Gay Village for the climax of Manchester Pride Festival. Sat Parade from Liverpool Rd, typically with over 100 floats, to the Gay Village lifestyle Expo, market stalls, food, performers, theatre, film, exhibitions, sports, bars/ clubs events. See year-round events details, and 2018 media:
August 24, 2019, at The White Hotel, 3, Dickinson St, Salford. SAT 11pm-7am; SUN Free Day Party + 11pm-7am Party. Music provided by very talented close pals and a number of secret guests; Sofie K, Joy Social, Kiss Me Again, Supernature Disco and loads more TBA. Look out for further announcements.