Membership Card

Village Bakers is a free to attend LGBT Social Group, and its really easy to become a member of the group. All you have to do is attend 3 Village Bakers monthly socials, complete a registration form and you will become a full member of the group. This process is handled by our membership officer who will issue new membership cards when required.

Once you are full member of the group, you will be able to stand for election to the organising committee, hold the committee to account at the Village Bakers AGM and you will also get discounts at selected businesses, however most importantly you will belong to the Village Bakers family.

Membership Discounts


The Molly House

Address: 23 Richmound Street, Manchester, M1 3NB


What you’ll find at the Molly House is:- a dazzling choice of ales, wines, spirits and cocktails;- a delicious selection of tasty Spanish tapas, brunch and lunch options prepared by our chefs;- and an array of speciality world teas and coffees to enjoy whilst reading from our range of national and international newspapers, books and magazines. All this is spread across our tea room, upstairs bordello and outside onto our wonderful veranda. 

Discount / Offer:

15% off all food and drink with a valid Village Bakers Membership Card.


Esquires Coffee

Address: 36 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 3NR


Facebook: @esquirescoffeemanchester

Esquires Coffee Manchester serve as more than just a coffee house. It is focused on ethically & locally sourced food as well as Fairtrade & organic coffee. “Our shop is much more than a coffee house, it’s a cool and quirky environment, filled with communal tables and cosy seating, making it the perfect location to relax, study, catch up with friends or work, with the added benefit of delicious food and, of course, great coffee…’’ – Sonya Peacock, Operations Director of Esquires Coffee Manchester.

Discount / Offer:

10% off all Hot Drinks and Hot Food (excludes cold drink & food) with a valid Village Bakers Membership Card.


Velvet Bar

Address: 2 Canal Street, Manchester, M1 3HE


Established in 2005 after the long running success of Velvet Restaurant, Velvet Bar has been the place to visit for sumptuous cocktails in decadent surroundings for the past decade, recently fully refurbished the new Velvet Bar remembers the past success with subtitle hints of black velvet vails, dark moody walls with rose gold feature walls and smoky mirrors whilst embracing the new clientele and retaining the old.

Open seven days a week with our resident DJs each weekend and special event nights throughout the year. Velvet Bar is truly the place to be when visiting vibrant Manchester and especially The Village.

Regular Offers:

2-4-£10 on selected cocktails Monday–Thursday 4-7pm, Friday–Sunday 12-7pm and weekends: Midnight until close.

Weather permitting – al fresco dining canal side from Velvet’s classic menu from 12pm daily Wednesday – Sunday

Discount / Offer:

10% off Food & Beverage, can not be used in conjunction with existing offers. Only with a valid Village Bakers Membership Card

Village Bakers Membership Card Terms & Conditions:

1)      Village Bakers membership card remains the property of Village Bakers LGBT Social Group, and can be removed at anytime without notification.

2)      The Village Bakers membership card has no monetary value and gives the named Village Baker discounts as detailed at

3)      Misuse of the card may result in the suspension of the card and associated membership of Village Bakers.

4)      Village Bakers reserves the right to change or update T&C’s without prior notification.

5)      Membership offers are provided by selected venues and are able to be removed, changed or updated at the venue’s discretion without notification.