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Feast on Fresh Meat at Eagle Manchester 

The Eagle Manchester is one of the premier destinations for gay and bi guys in and around the Gay Village and Fresh Meat is the venue’s all-new Thursday night for twinks, daddies and their admirers. Expect pop music from DJs Craig Law and Mr B, go-go boys, drink offers and one of the best weekend starters we know of. Plus porn stars JP Dubois and Mickey Taylor work the room, the crowd and the podiums too. See you there!

Pick up a bargain at Clonezone Manchester 

CZ Manchester has a bunch of must-have items and here’s two you can pick up this weekend. Nasty Pig are known for their Shredders, which are essentially stylised T-shirts that have been cut from mid-shoulder to the waistline into a sexy tank top. Ideal for working out, chilling out and nights out, pair with shorts, underwear, jeans or leathers. They’re as versatile as you are… Meanwhile, Timoteo make low-cut, bulge-scooping, behind-hugging swim briefs, perfect to make your booty pop. Pick up both this weekend and CZ Manc and get Pride ready!

Jacquii Cann relives Stars In Their Eyes

This Saturday (2 Jun) the brilliant Boyz Award-winning Jacquii Cann, the UK’s number one Alison Moyet tribute act, will be helping to raise cash for Prevent Breast Cancer at a special live version of Stars In Their Eyes, hosted by Matthew Kelly, at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Book your tickets at

Pop goes your mid-week at Poptastic

Manchester’s longest running weekly alternative party, Popstastic, takes over BarPop in the heart of Canal Street every Tuesday night from 11pm until 3.30am. Expect indie, pop and chart anthems from the resident DJs over two floors of clubbing, plus free entry until midnight.

Enjoy An Evening with Angie Brown at KIKI

Sensational vocalist Angie Brown takes to the stage at KIKI next Sunday (10 Jun) from 10pm as part of the venue’s latest An Evening With… series. Get ready for a night of her hits including I’m Gonna Get You and Took My Love as well as quite possibly some of the songs she’s provided backing vocals on for the likes of Grace Jones, Beverley Knight and Chaka Khan. But perhaps best of all, entry is totally free all night long.

Check out the Thompsons Arms

Located at 23 Sackville Street, the Thompsons Arms is open daily from 2pm and closes at 4am every Friday and Saturday. Happy Hour runs until 9pm Tuesday to Saturday, you can mix ‘n’ match bottles of WKD and Smirnoff Ice 4-for-£10, and there’s always a cracking party atmosphere to be had.

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