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Explore Manchester's Gay Bars

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    Stop At: Sackville Gardens - Canal Street, Sackville Gardens, Manchester England

    We'll start in my apartment with introductions—to each other and to the history of both Manchester and more in particular gay history, canal street and gay bars.

    We'll also play a lighthearted game to discover what gay "tribe" we each belong to—bear, twink, or jock, etc—while learning about subcultures among gay men. We can play some other interactive games to break the ice while listening some of the most important tunes from Manchester Bands.

    Then we'll apply what we've learned by visiting four of my favorite Gay village bars that each showcase different scenes.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Manchester Ship Canal, The Quays, Manchester England

    Our first stop will be a popular gay bar featured on Queer as folk.

    Next, a bar that's also a historic landmark.

    Finally, we will have a couple of "wild card" stop that will be tailored to that particular night.

    By the end of our circuit, you'll have received an introduction to navigating Manchester's Gay Village and will have sampled a small slice of the myriad of gay male subcultures within the larger, beautifully diverse LGBTQ+ family.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Alan Turing Memorial, Sackville park, Fairfield St, Manchester M1 3HB, UK
    Departure Time
    8:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Snacks
    • Soda/Pop - Refreshments at mine, Wine/Beer and no alcoholic Refreshments
    • Alcoholic Beverages - A drink at every bar
    • Entry/Admission - Sackville Gardens - Canal Street
    • Entry/Admission - Manchester Ship Canal
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • No Under Age allowed
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Expected to see lots of great pubs but ended up in seedy gay bars. Not for me I was STRAIGHT (get it ?) off back to normality.
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    Response from FreeToursimanc, Gerente at Explore Manchester's Gay Bars
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello, I’m not sure what are you trying to review but it’s definitely on the wrong listing. My tour doesn’t go to “seedy gay bars” but to open minded, joyful and colourful places. Furthermore, you wrote you traveled on October. I haven’t been able to offer this tour since August! So your review is on the wrong listing. As well, I guarantee 100% that any of the bars you can visit on Manchester’s Gay village are full of normality.
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    • Duration: 3h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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