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Gay Manchester

In association with Manbears Manchester

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.
Hosted each week by Manchester’s own Anna Phylactic & Cheddar Gorgeous

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.
The Ultimate Saturday night out in Manchester’s Gay Village.
APEX at Cruz 101

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!
Dress Code Leather Fetish Parties
Alert! + Red Alert! + Hard On at Alert!

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.
England's biggest annual bear event!
Great British Bear Bash 22 Pawrates of the Caribearian

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
DILF Manchester returns to Eagle
DILF Manchester

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!
A monthly LGBT+ night in Manchester
Kiss Me Again #30 w/ Kiernan Laveaux + Father of Two

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.
VillagePeopleWeekend 2019
Party In The Park - w/ Headline Act The Vengaboys

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.
Hosted by Gay Gordons Manchester
Village People Weekend

May 5, 2019, 3-5pm. See the Gay Gordons' Scottish Country Dancers preform at the Village People Weekend, strutting their stuff between outside Bar Pop (weather permitting). Join the fun and maybe take part in the audience dance(s).
High Hoops celebrates w/ two very special guests from both sides of the Atlantic
High Hoops x So Flute + High Hoops 4th Birthday

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.
Open Wednesday through Sunday 12pm until Late
May at G-A-Y

May 5, 2019, 12-4am, G-A-Y Manchester Porn Idol w/ Judges The Cock Destroyers. May 7, 14, 21, 28 + June 4, Raffle Tuesdays win £100. May 8, 15, 22, 29 + June 5, SoFa So Good Singing Competition. May 9, 16, 23, 30 + June 6, It’s So Crazy Right Now, Thursdays Commercial Pop + RnB. May 17, 24, Battle Of The Divas. May 25, Balloon Traffic Light Party. More at:
Hosted by JOCK at Night People
JOCK Manchester - The Sportswear Edition

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.
At your favourite man joint - What marvellous fun we shall all have!
Sunday Night Service: Myra DuBois, Charlie Hides, Mary Mac

May 12, 2019, 2-8pm. Icon, Mrs Myra is back at Manchester's first home of cabaret - straight after bingo with Miss Penny - Live cabaret artiste. May 19th Charlie Hides + host KY Kelly. May 26th - Scottish whirlwind Mary Mac is back w/ bank holiday weekend of crazy shit and giggles. Free snacks, drinks deals, more camporama than you can shake a stick at + KY Kelly's Bingo Balls.
Aggressively queer, radically tender - Hosted by Partisan Collective
Microdosing ∞ Partisan Presents: Shanti Celeste b2b Chekov

May 17, 2019, 10pm-6am. Special guests. Microdosing Friends/ Regulars. Advanced sensory stimulation. Appropriate music(s). Maybe Klipschorns? Relevant visual accompaniments. Intergalactic/ excessive decor. Comfort Zones / Naps. NoKambo! Shanti and Chekov gonna be goin' for it downstairs, ascend to the top floor to attain self-actualisation. Once inside move freely between floors.
Team Salford Sports Centre
DWG: May Walk

May 18, 2019, 8am-2pm. Meet at Hare and Hounds Bury, 400 Bolton Rd West. 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:
Hosted by Your Disco Needs You
Pride on the Range - Your Disco Needs You

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.
Partisan Collective, Wake Up Festival and Demsoc present
Freedom of the Wolf

May 22, 2019, 6:30pm. Ahead of EU elections, The Democratic Society will host this free film screening as part of the Europe-wide, Wake Up Europe film festival. Following the screening, we will have a digital participatory session where you can share your thoughts on the themes raised around democracy, populism, and the rise of the far right in a worldwide context. All are welcome.
Bank Holiday LIGHTS, VISUALS/ SOUND/ International DJs/ Performances
Cruz 101 Festival Weekender

May 23-27, 2019. THU 11pm-6am - SAUCY student party w/ drag shows by Val Qaeda, Whiplash, Violet Vogue, Sienna the Siren and Barb! Music by Craig Law. FRI 11pm-6am - Craig Law plays Chart, House, RnB; 7 hours of hands-in-the-air Gay Clubbing. SAT 11pm-8am - Donald is set to CAMP it up! Pop, Chart, Camp. SUN 11pm-8am - DJ Murray Sunday night party!
May Bank Holiday Weekend - Hosted by KIKI Manchester
KIKI - A Toy Story

May 24-28, 2019, 9pm-4am. To Infinity & Beyond! This May Bank holiday you've got a friend in KIKI! Fully Themed Venue | Free Entry | Frozen Drink Prices. Pulling out all the stops as always.
It's a bank holiday!

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.
A brand shinny new rubber fetish night for Manchester

May 31, 2019, 11pm-4am. The 3rd Stretch party/ new Thursday rubber night. Manchester's playful rubber fetish night where rubber boys have more fun is back! The night kicks off after the Manchester Rubbermen spring barcrawl. DJ Dave Ritson will play funky vocal tunes. for rubber boys and kinky friends. Drink/ Dance/ Play. Strict rubber dress code enforced. Next date: July 26th.
Hosted by Partisan Collective
Partisan All Day Party #8 - UK Garage special

June 1, 2019, noon-midnight. Top local DJs share their finest garage bangers/ explore roots/ heritage of the genre: dub, reggae, rnb, dancehall, house + related genres: uk funky, broken beat, grime and dubstep. A community party: no customers/ bosses/ profits - just us floating together in a dreamy sea of warm retro lighting, incredible sounds. Loosen up, extend limbs, move together.
DILF Manchester returns to Eagle for one of six parties in 2019!
DILF Manchester

June 7, 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!
In 1992 we threw open our doors for the very first time...
Cruz 101’s 27th Birthday Party!

June 8, 2019, 11pm-8am. Still the biggest/ best parties! International DJs/ Drags/ Dancers. Champagne Reception. Night of Pop, Charts, RnB, and Commercial House from the Hottest UK DJs on a journey from 1992 right up to the cutting edge sound you hear at Cruz 101 every week! KAREN HARDING. SAM LONDT. ALMIGHTY DONALD, CHEDDAR GORGEOUS, ANNA PHYLACTIC, TILLY SKREAMS. Dress to the nines!
This is THE BIG MRMX party where everyone comes together for an amazing par
Alert! Extra

June 29, 2019, 9pm-3am. Set your Fetish Free! FULL Fetish dress code - Rubber, Leather, Sports Kit, Skinhead. Extra! means Extra! DJ Set, Extra! Play space and Extra!
"The beating cultural heart of Britain"
Manchester International Festival

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.
Until hormone therapy & the lightning bolt Bryony Buckle is astoundingly average
Vulvarine: A New Musical

July 11-12, 2019, 8pm. After days of mind-numbing office work, thinking about lunch, lusting after Orson Bloom from IT, Bryony gains superhero abilities and a new persona: Vulvarine, saviour of womankind. Where is all the tampon tax going? Who is The Mansplainer, and what is his evil plan? Grab your tights, your spanx and your most supportive sports bra. It’s hero time.
The Industrial Revolution was the original Northern Powerhouse
There Is A Light That Never Goes Out - Scenes from the Luddite Rebellion

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.
It's a Free Event For All
The Manchester Caribbean Carnival

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.
A carnival atmosphere will fill the streets of Manchester
Manchester Pride 2019 - The Big Weekend

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:
A full weekend of outrageous events
High Hoops Pride Weekender at The White Hotel

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.
The 6th Annual
MANIFF | Manchester Film Festival

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.
Hosted by Manchester Rubbermen
MRMX - Manchester Rubber Weekend 11

April 10-14, 2020 (TBC). Past year featured: THU: Gagged+Bound at On; Stretch at Eagle. FRI MancsBound at Eagle; Darkcell at Sub101 + Recon at Night People + Devient at Eagle. SAT noon Fetish Mkt at Cruz101; Sneakrs at REM; Alert! X at Academy. SUN Rubber Brunch at Leaf; Sunday Service at Eagle; GearTunes at Oscars; Cabaret + Rubberoke at REM; Slick at Eagle.