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CRIPPLE The First Broken Book : A 21st Century Parable by Nick Maynard

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  Nick Maynard is a queer actor/director/writer from Manchester in the UK  who has just had his first book published with New Generation Publishing as part of the Pen to Print initiative, supported by Arts Council England. The story is set in his hometown in 2003, and has a queer disability storyline. The book is … Continue reading



David Hoyle & Lee Baxter : Two artists/friends in Lockdown

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  Veteran Brit performance artist David Hoyle who we feature as often as we can has just mounted an exhibit of his artwork with his best friend for over the past 30 years, the photographer Lee Baxter.  The two have a lot in common besides living in the same postcode in the very queer-friendly city … Continue reading



Andrew Hebden reviews Spectrum : a queer anthology of Manchester’s Canal Street

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  Social bubbles are all the rage this week with the announcement from the UK Prime Minister that lonely, single person households can now mingle with one other without risking a visit from the coronavirus popo. Spectrum, directed by Kieron Moore, Abigail Henry and Christopher Bowles is on a similar social theme. In the gay … Continue reading



Manchester’s history of Queer Raving

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  For most queer men (and women) of a certain age(!) The Smiths were the definitive band of the 1980’s that started to really get the city of Manchester in the North of the UK noticed as a major force in music. In the same decade, the city also gave birth to other groundbreaking bands … Continue reading



The Great British Bear Bash is having its 21st Birthday

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  The  UK’s biggest annual bear event is celebrating its big birthday this coming weekend in the only way they know how. Manchester’s Bear Mafia have planned special Club Nights including BIG SCRUM XL, MAFIA UNDERGROUND, and THE HIDEAWAY CLUB!  There is also a huge Pool Party,  Superbearoke and the return of the Sackville Gardens Market full of all sorts … Continue reading



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