Explore LGBT Manchester

Mancunians are a proud bunch, and for very good reason. Theirs is a city that is vibrant, cosmopolitan, exciting, forward-thinking - and home to a thriving and world-renowned LGBT scene. And as you'll find out within minutes of being there, it is among the friendliest cities in the UK.


As the centre of gay life in the north of England, Manchester has plenty to offer in the way of gay events and cultural happenings.


Whether it's the all-under-one-roof Trafford Centre, the boutiques of the Northern Quarter, or the designer shops around King Street, Manchester ticks all your shopping boxes.

Arts and Culture

Manchester's reputation as a cultural hub is immense - and when you witness the sheer number of theatres, museums, one-off art events, festivals, music venues, it will all make sense.

Manchester Food and Drink

From Lancashire Hotpot in a good ol' English pub to Dim Sum in vibrant Chinatown or even a curry from the famous Curry Mile just south of the city centre, you'll never be short of ideas.

Places to stay

Boutique hotels

They're friendly, unpretentious, a little eccentric and highly individual. Some would say Britain's boutique hotels reflect the British character, they aim to surprise and amuse - just like the British themselves, really.

Visit Manchester

Spend a day or longer in Manchester

Manchester has a thriving LGBT scene, centred around the world famous Canal Street - home of 'The Village'