Time Out says
Manchester's famous gay village still provides LGBT communities with a place to call their own whilst developing into a major tourist destination.
As with all good things, once a few people know about it, everyone wants a piece.
So it is with 'the village', or the GAY village as it should be known, a place of vital significance for many thousands of LGBT men and women throughout the years.
Whilst it now performs brilliantly as a destination for tourists, for locals after a nice place ot have a drink and something to eat, and for hoardes of hen parties too, it is still at its heart a part of the city which was made by and for a community.
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