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Queer Noise

Queer Noise

The History of LGBT+ Music & Club Culture in Manchester

1 July 2017 — 5 November 2017

Time 10:00 - 17:00

Duration 7 hours

Cost In order to keep our exhibitions programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation. Suggested donation £3

1 July - 10 September 2017, Queer Noise @ People's History Museum. Number 1 Club at Manto flyer, 1991 © MDMarchive

1 July - 10 September 2017, Queer Noise @ People's History Museum. Hacienda press advert, 1985 © Mancunian Gay magazineQueer Noise is a community exhibition based on Manchester Digital Music Archive’s crowd-sourced online project of the same name.  It tells the story of how proudly queer musicians and clubbers in Greater Manchester helped to redefine attitudes towards sexuality across the city and beyond.

It features rarely seen material provided by Manchester Digital Music Archive’s online community.

Part of our Never Going Underground season, a year long programme of exhibitions, events and learning programmes exploring the past, present and future of LGBT+ activism.

Suitable for all agesHeritage Lottery FundedNever Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights

(Image credits: upper right, The Summer of Lesbian Love Hacienda flyer, 1990 © Lucy Scher, Jay Scowl, MDMarchive / lower left, Number 1 Club at Manto flyer, 1991 © MDMarchive / lower right, Hacienda press advert, 1985 © Mancunian Gay magazine)