Gay Village, Manchester

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Centered around the Canal Street’s many cotton warehouses, Gay Village is home to one of the oldest and most established gay communities in Europe. Renowned for its tolerance, this district contains some of the city’s finest clubs, bars, restaurants, and pavement cafes, drawing heterosexual and gay tourists from around the world. Each week, over 20,000 visitors pass through the area, exploring the vibrant neighborhood’s liveliest nightspots. Enjoy a night on the town any day of the week, or time your visit for the area’s annual Manchester Pride festival in August, which includes charity fundraising and other special events.  Make Gay Village part of your personalized Manchester itinerary using our Manchester planning site .
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  • Sadly, the villages best days are behind it. Overpriced drinks which lead to the bars being very quiet, lots of straight hen and stag parties on a Saturday night, homeless and drug users milling about...  more »
  • It used to be a daily occurrence to see me strutting down canal street in my high heels but the past few years it has not been as good as it used to be, the atmosphere is not as good  more »
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