Homobloc is a refuge: details of the festival’s fringe events revealed

 Homobloc is a refuge: details of the festival’s fringe events revealed

The Refuge has unveiled its welcoming and closing parties’ programme for Homobloc festival, taking place from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th November.

The fringe weekender will see an incredible line-up, all scheduled around Homobloc festival, including Roisin Murphy & Luke Unabomber one deck, a Sunday Drag Roast hosted by Tilly Skreams & Yassica Skreams and wellness activities provided by House Of Voga. The brand-new Manchester-based queer party for all, Homobloc festival, housed at Depot on Saturday 9th November, is curated by Homoelectric and founded by Luke Cowdrey who has been responsible for running these legendary club night events since 1998.

Since its conception, Luke Cowdrey and Justin Crawford aka The Unabombers have established The Refuge as the beating heart of the city, a place to come as you are, celebrating of all things cultural, music and love. The DJs-turned-restauranteurs are proud to ignite the weekend with a programme of stand-out events to officially launch the incoming Homobloc Festival.

The much-anticipated welcoming and closing parties at The Refuge will feature world’s most acclaimed contemporary disco queen Roisin Murphy headlining with Luke Unabomber, spinning the finest groove ridden tracks where love is the message, joined by more incredible acts taking over the decks with Sally Rodgers (A Man Called Adam), Lucy Ironmonger, Club Suicide, Rebecca Never Becky, Claud Cunningham (Black Angel) and Edit Presents. Jaegerossa & Grant Holmes.

On Saturday 9th House Of Voga will take over The Refuge with a high energy Voga class. Described as a fusion of yoga and voguing set to an 80s House beat, designed to empower. The class teaches breath synchronised moves of yoga with the expressive moves of a dance class; focusing on strengthening the core with a channelling of chi. Register your place at Eventbrite.

Rounding off the weekend at Manchester’s best Sunday lunch service, The Refuge’s will launch its first Sunday Drag Roast on Sunday 10th offering a meal with all the trimmings made to share, hosted by Drag Queens extraordinaire Tilly Skreams & Yassica Skreams, ready to entertain and enthral guests.

The weekender provides an outstanding programme of events, a delectable melting pot of genres, from family-friendly fun, late-night revellers and anyone looking to celebrate Homobloc weekend in style.

For more information, please visit The Refuge website on www.refugemcr.co.uk or the Facebook event page.

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