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music Lynks
YES | 28 January 2023

Described as a “merchant of pure gay chaos”, Lynks brings their electro pop party to YES as part of Now Waves ones to see in 2023

cinema Covid Song Cycle Watch Party
Contact | 28 January 2023

Covid Song Cycle Watch Party is a poetic musical celebration of process, connection, growth and creativity following the Covid-19 pandemic.

literature International Mother Language Day 2023
Manchester Central Library | 1 February – 3 March 2023

Manchester City of Literature and partners celebrate International Mother Language Day with a month of activities and events.

music Temples
YES | 2 February 2023

The bands eagerly awaited return has Temples perform live at YES Pink Room as part of independent venue week!

theatre Queer Contact
Contact | 4 – 18 February 2023

Contact celebrates queer culture with an extraordinary line-up of LGBTQ+ talent heading our way for Queer Contact 2023

theatre House of Suarez Presents: Vogue Ball
Manchester Academy | 4 February 2023

House of Suarez takes us back to the glorious decade of disco with their most vibrant and colourful runway extravaganza to date.

Part of Queer Contact

music RNCM Day of Percussion
Royal Northern College of Music | 5 February 2023

RNCM Day of Percussion returns for its 30th year with a day packed with exciting and informative sessions from internationally recognised performers and practitioners.

music DYLAN
O2 Ritz Manchester | 7 February 2023

One of 2022’s most in-demand rising talents, singer-songwriter DYLAN’s ascent continues with an army of supporters and media tastemakers.

music Lil Mariko
YES | 7 February 2023

Combining elements of hyper-pop and metal, Lil Mariko brings her unique Soundscapes to YES this February.

The Cocoa Butter Club
Contact | 9 February 2023

The Cocoa Butter Club are here to moisturise a dry and dusty performance scene by showcasing Queer performers of colour!

Part of Queer Contact

performance Gallifrey Cabaret
Contact | 10 February 2023

Jump aboard the queerest TARDIS in time and space for a night of cosmic drag and cabaret, all inspired by the greatest TV show in the universe – DOCTOR WHO.

Part of Queer Contact

music Manchester Collective: Bag of Bones
Royal Northern College of Music | 10 February 2023

Bag of Bones is a bewitching new project for Manchester Collective from award-winning vocalist, violinist, songwriter and composer Alice Zawadzki.