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 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, 6pm from Midland Hotel, Peter St. 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.
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 9, 16, 23, 30 + May 7, 2019, Raffle Tuesdays win £100. Apr 11, 18, 25, It’s So Crazy Right Now, Thursdays Commercial Pop + RnB. Apr 10, 24, SoFa So Good Singing Competition. Apr 14, Manchester Bake Off. Apr 18, Easter Egg Hunt. May 5 - G-A-Y Manchester Porn Idol w/ Judges The Cock Destroyers. Details/ more dates:
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. The one event over MRM Weekend big enough for everyone to come together - 1000+ guys in gear at huge venue. FIVE amazing DJs. State of the art lighting and sound. Video wall. Huge cloakroom. Chill-out lounge. FULL Fetish dress code - Rubber, Leather, Sports Kit, Skinhead. Included as part of the MRMX Weekend ticket or separate event tickets available.
April 18, 2019, 11pm-8am.Manchester’s Best + Spiciest Student night serves Saucy Looks + Saucy Performances every Thursday. DJ James Bowers playing Trashiest Pop + the Dirtiest RnB! Performances by Val Queen, Whiplash, Violet Queen, Selma Skreams and Sienna Queen. Drag Performances by Whiplash, Sienna the Siren and Violet Vogue!
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.
April 25, 2019, 8pm. Fancy winning a prize worth over £5000? If you win our heats and go forward to the National Semi- Finals in Birmingham, win the Semi-Final and go on to the National Grand Final in London and win, you could be the lucky contestant walking away with the big prize. To enter one of our heats contact Via management at:
April 26, 2019, 11:15pm- 4am at Sub 101. Celebrate the binge-watching, life-changing joys of Jonathan, Karamo, Antoni, Bobby and Tan with a huge queer party in the disco-tastic wonderland that is Sub 101 (entrance next to Cruz 101 on Major Street, Manchester). Inspirational/ danceable pop and disco tunes through the night + spot makeovers + fabulous prizes for the winning attempts.
April 28, 2019, 8am-2pm. Edale railway station. A variety of walking sessions throughout 2019. Coming up: May 19th + 22nd - The University of Salford; June 22nd - The Lake District; July 13th - a 26 mile adventure TBA. FB. See details on these and more events at:
April 28, 2019, 2-8pm. The First Lady of Cabaret, Ms Mary Mac is back at Sunday Service for pay day weekend later this month, ably hosted by Eagle's very own KY Kelly OBE and DJ Daddy Gary on light and sound. Free bar snacks, drinks deals and more camporama than you shake a stick at. Big prize bingo straight afterwards too.
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 3, 2019, 11pm-5am. Big tunes + dirty beats; DJs CHRIS CAMPLIN + 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!
May 4, 2019, 11pm-4am. Monthly LGBT+ night dedicated to bringing a broad spectrum of sounds + good times to queers and everyone else in one of the world's finest basements. Back in 2019 for a year full of queer goodness with stalwarts of Manchester's clubbing scene. DJs Kiernan Laveaux + Father of Two (Pittsburgh) + Kiss Me Again DJs. Bring the vibes/ ditch the prejudice.
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.
May 5, 2019, 10pm at Yes. Sounds From The Other City 2019 Official Afterparty hosted by High Hoops + So Flute. DJs Baloo b2b Adge, Danuka, High Hoops, Sofie K, Yadava. May 24th, 11pm-6am at The White Hotel, Salford, with w/ Carista + LSDXOXO. High Hoops welcomes all people from all walks of life. Whatever your sexuality, gender, age, nationality or race. One dance floor for all.
May 10, 2019, 11pm-4am. A sporty edition of our underwear and sports kit night. Dig out your footy kits, singlets and jockstraps. DJ Dave Ritson will play his tapes right through til early hours of Saturday morning. The guys from UK Hotjocks will also be supporting the event - plus live dancers and entertainers will perform.
May 18, 2019, 9pm-1am at The Carlton Club, Rowan Lodge, 113 Carlton Rd. Special YDNY party for Whalley Range's first ever Pride event to close Pride celebrations this weekend. DJs Rob Jones, BB, Brett Dearden, and Susan Kerr. Celebrate LGBT+ diversity in Whalley Range.
May 25, 2019, 10pm-4am. 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. Featuring guest appearance from one of our original residents Kath McDermott. Plus Massey (Sprechen) + launch of Gina Breeze's forthcoming E.P.
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.
July 25 - August 10, 2019. Not everyone bought into the future it promised. Angry workers, in mills and factories across England, smashed machines that threatened their way of life. The Luddites were written off as enemies of progress. But their 19th-century complaint, that bosses were using technology as an excuse to beat down the workers, resonates now more strongly than ever.
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.
March 7-15, 2020 (usually) 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.