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Gay Manchester

In association with Manbears Manchester
BRAWN

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.

www.brawnuk.com
Hosted each week by Manchester’s own Anna Phylactic & Cheddar Gorgeous
Aftershock

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.

www.clubaftershock.co.uk
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!

www.cruz101.com/whatson/event.aspx?ID=5
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.

club-alert.com
Hosted by Freak
Freak Queer Rave: Special Guest & High Hoops

March 29, 2019, midnight-6:30am. House & techno Queer Rave - special guest TBA - Venue (5min from center) announced to ticket holders only.

www.facebook.com/events/488307085027218
At the foothills of Cheetham Hill under the tower of Strangeways
Homoelectric with Lauren Flax

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.

www.facebook.com/events/735918013461289
Described as ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin on acid’ (Total Theatre)
Ad Infinitum: No Kids

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.

www.facebook.com/events/319334715571315
Some of the heroic Manchester women celebrated during Wonder Women Week
Formidable Women of Manchester

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.

www.newmanchesterwalks.com/walks-tours/political-manchester/heroic-women-of-manchester
Manchester we are finally COMING! And we are painting your city PINK!
Sink The Pink

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

alberthall.seetickets.com/event/sink-the-pink/albert-hall-manchester/1312907
DILF Manchester returns to Eagle for the first of six parties throughout 2019!
DILF Manchester

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!

www.facebook.com/events/983732671826055
Hosted by Gay Gordons Manchester
Day School of Scottish Country Dancing

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.

www.facebook.com/events/982169265326933
Hottest club in town - party starts as the club night ends
Jock Night | Manchester

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.

https://www.facebook.com/events/777733412581322
Open Wednesday through Sunday 12pm until Late
April at G-A-Y

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:

www.facebook.com/pg/GAYManchester/events
Hosted by Manchester Rubbermen
MRMX - Manchester Rubber Weekend 10

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.

www.manchester-rubber.co.uk
A brand shinny new rubber fetish night for Manchester
STRETCH

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.

www.facebook.com/events/499081553829543
Aggressively queer, radically tender - Hosted by Partisan Collective
Fatty Acid

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.

www.facebook.com/events/388736955274219
This is THE BIG MRMX party where everyone comes together for an amazing par
Alert! MRMX

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.

www.facebook.com/events/335833830358645
Hosted by Saucy and Cruz 101 Manchester
SAUCY Easter Thursday! Bank Holiday Special!

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!

www.facebook.com/events/385540015571895
Hosted by KIKI Manchester
Game of Thrones - Easter Weekend 2019

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.

www.facebook.com/events/343935966332450
Hosted by Sugarboy and Cruz 101 Manchester
Sugarboy Party - Manchester - Easter Special

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.

www.facebook.com/events/419300725474393
Could you be the Drag Idol UK of 2019?
Drag Idol UK

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:

www.facebook.com/events/892054211139771
Pop Curious? & Dance Yrself Clean present...
Queer Eye For You Guys Party in Manchester

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.

www.facebook.com/events/2035955729844551
Team Salford Sports Centre
DWG: April Walk

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:

www.facebook.com/pg/dsasevents/events
At your favourite man joint - What marvellous fun we shall all have!
Mary Mac does Sunday Service

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.

www.facebook.com/events/285394202393533
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

www.manbears-manchester.co.uk
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!

www.facebook.com/events/2133409150074823
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.

https://www.facebook.com/events/393056918201162
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.

www.facebook.com/events/155747295374228
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.

www.facebook.com/events/1085696974911284
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.

www.facebook.com/events/2071459099575188
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.

www.facebook.com/events/2282547655406376
It's a bank holiday!
Homoelectric

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.

www.facebook.com/events/405688906895790
"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.

www.mif.co.uk
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.

www.facebook.com/events/2165547763697383
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.

themanchestercarnival.com
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:

www.manchesterpride.com
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.

www.facebook.com/events/1545133238946811
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.

www.maniff.com