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Event Series Event Series: Manchester LGBTQ+ Trail: Walking Tour

Manchester LGBTQ+ Trail: Walking Tour

24 August @ 18:00 - 20:30


Take the discovery trail with local Playwright and Tour Guide, Chris Hoyle and special guests.

22nd to 24th August 2023 – See more dates here

Discover centuries of LGBTQ+ Manchester history with a walking trail and guided tour hosted by local playwright and guide, Chris Hoyle – and some very special guests.

From Victorian drag balls to Canal Street, the Campaign for Homosexual Equality and the city’s famous Pride Parade, Manchester has always led the way with queer activism. Follow the trail to explore LGBTQ+ stories whist celebrating and reflecting on the city’s activism, resilience, and progress.

  • Tuesday 22nd August, 6pm, with Guest Host, Kate O’Donnell
  • Wednesday 23rd August, 6pm, with Guest Host, Paul Fairweather
  • Thursday 24th August, 1pm, with Guest Host, Louise Wallwein MBE
  • Thursday 24th August, 6pm, with Guest Hosts Anna Phylactic and Annie Wallace

Guided tours will take place on Tuesday 22nd August (6pm), Wednesday 23rd August (6pm) & Thursday 24th August (1pm & 6pm).

The 2-hour city centre walk takes in locations to be proud of such as the Gay Village, The Beacon of Hope, Alan Turning Memorial and The Hacienda to name a few.

Book now for Manchester LGBTQ+ Trail: Walking Tour