Our History

work in progress...

August 2012

Rainbow Noir was dreamt up by 4 black queer women in Manchester in 2012 after having had enough of being erased and overlooked in Manchester’s LGBT+ scene, as well as within our cultural communities.

Febuary 2013


The very first Rainbow Noir meeting was held at the LGBT+ Center in Manchester.

The has continued to meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month ever since.

July 2019


World Pride NYC 2019

August 2019


Best charity /community entry Manchester Pride 2019