UK local community groups are campaigning for a People's Vote on Brexit. All events are run by local volunteers. Find an event and RSVP to get involved! Oct 19, 10:30am LGBT+ Rally at Bomber Command Memorial; noon Let Us Be Heard March.
Open Run, Victoria Palace Theatre, 8 Victoria St. Astounding sets and configuration; magnificent play about a boy from a mining town who pursues his ballet career in spite of the discomfort this causes his father, and brother; set against the political backdrop of local community solidarity of the coal miners during the Thatcher years.
Ongoing at BFI Southbank, screenings of over 2000 classic and contemporary films every year, over 1000 hours of free film and TV in the Mediatheque, plus two restaurant/bars. The BFI National Archive holds a magnificent collection of film and television, from the birth of cinema to today; also posters, images, publicity material, original scripts, letters and other artifacts.
Full spectrum of Off West End theatres; heady darkness, dangerous passion of little powerhouses above a pub, under a railway bridge, in a disused warehouse, a butcher's shop or a shopping centre. Taking risks to push boundaries of live performance, entertaining intellects, stretching imaginations -breeding grounds for new talent, new ideas to feed, reinvent, reinvigorate our culture.
Fridays, 8pm-5am at Eagle London. Powered by SCRUFF! - getting ready to have a blast and dance all night to beats by DJs Nic Fisher, Louis Lennon + Sugarbear along with the hottest SCRUFFy men of London! An international weekly Friday night party for the gay men of London, São Paulo and Amsterdam. WOOF!
Every FRIDAY night/ SATURDAY morning 1-10am weekly dance club with stripped-down underground vibe; 2 rooms, different musics - London’s longest running after-hours party. An 18+ event.
Friday night/ Saturday morning, 11pm-4am, at Heaven. Three rooms of music: Main Floor - 70s & 80s; Star Bar - 90s; The Island & Pop Room - 00s. Travel "the G-A-Y Tardis" through four decades - just by going from one room to another.
Every Friday night/Saturday morning, 1-11am, at Union, Vauxhall. Saturday morning afterhours dance club, gay and straight scene. No pop, no commercial dance music, just cutting-edge underground tech house and techno. Special guest DJs include: Pagano, Jason Chance and Smokin Jo. £10 admission; £8 before 6am and members. WRONG! operates a strict gay majority door policy.
Saturdays, 10pm-5am, usually at Metropolis, 234 Cambridge Heath Rd. Naughty late-night disco where anything goes; little sister of the infamous Club Collective, Sink the Pink; combining Disco Music with Pole Dancing Drag Queens - the late night dirty disco of East London. Resident DJs include: Luke Solomon, Guy Williams, HiFi Sean + Jonjo Jury plus guests Artwork, Smoking Jo + 2 Bears.
Saturdays, 10pm-1am (or 3am), every month or so, at The Victoria, The Chateau or Moth Club. Pulp/ faggy indie/ post punk/ new wave for beatniks, dirtbags and lumberjacks. Live go-gos The Actionettes! DJs Seductive Barry + Pencil Skirt playing stuff like: Ash. Billy Idol. Bowie. The B-52s. The Cure. Dandy Warhols. Elastica. Franz Ferdinand. Garbage Hole. The Hives. Iggy Pop. Kate Bush....
Saturdays, 11pm-5am at Heaven Under the Arches, off Villiers Street, Charing Cross. The UK's biggest weekly gay party, wide range of music, younger dance crowd, world class pop act performances. Several dance areas play a wide range of music: the best in 80s & 90s pop music, Electro House, commercial dance and R&B. New releases and special events and guest performers.
Every Sunday 2-6pm and Wednesday 5pm-12am at Bunker. Totally naked nights footwear only. All kinds of 18+ men, climate controlled, heated smokers' terrace, darkroom, maze, glory holes, cheap beer, videos/ horny visuals. Saturdays 7pm-4am BUFF CRUIZE
Every Sunday 2-7pm at The Light Box in Parry St, Vauxhall followed by NBN, 7-10pm at Mirrored Arch (Lightbox Entrance), 6A South Lambeth Place. The best day of the week. Party starts at 2pm with SBN the largest naked party in Europe. Stark bollock naked - apart from foot wear. See more JamieHP events such as Boys+Sirs, Total Fekkin Nude, Horse Fair and Pool Party:
Every Sunday, 3pm-midnight, at RVT, 372 Kennington Lane. Features world-class cabaret line-up on alternating weeks, CHARLIE HIDES TV, LA VOIX, MYRA DUBOIS, TOPSIE REDFERN plus guests. Weekly showtime 5.30pm. Dance, schmooze and cruise to commercial dance and pop music with 3 DJs immediately after the cabaret. Entry £4 members, £5 non-members.
Every Sunday, 5pm-1am. MEN ONLY cruising, socialising, relaxing and more cruising fetish venue with videos play areas, equipment, private cabins, maze, gloryholes, enclosed smoking area and cheap bar prices! DRESSCODE: SHORTS, SINGLETS, JOCKS or NAKED!
Sundays, 8pm-3am at Eagle London. Resident DJs: Jim Stanton, James Hillard, Luke Howard and Severino, transform the Eagle London dancefloor with their inimitable selection of disco classics, unexpected gems and sublime rarities. A magical night of music and a eclectic mix of beautiful people. Special guests visit from all over the world.
Every Monday night, 11pm-5:30am, at Heaven, The Arches. Presenting some of UK's leading DJs, upfront and uplifting vocal progressive house, the coolest hip hop & RnB via Top 40 pop, guilty pleasures, relaxing lounge bar, chill out games arcade. POPCORN operates a strict EVERYONE WELCOME door policy. See website for weekly DJ lineups, and special theme events:
Every Tuesday, 5-10pm at Bunker Bar, 217 City Rd, Shoreditch. Labyrinth of small rooms, booths for private sessions, maze, video room, dark room for frisky moments -- perfect for spanking and other punishment! Smokers area, discrete entrance. Wear anything you want. Army, leather, rubber, uniform, industrial or as you are. No dress code!
Every third Wednesday 6-10pm Jack-Off (Wank) club: hands only playspace limited to 100 people per event! Dresscode: naked, shorts, gymwear, jocks or Speedos (by the end of the evening most lads are stripped off). Spurt returns to Bunker in new time slot: first Saturdays 8pm-Midnight - naked/fetish or whatever - Jack off, grope and/or shag. With g-holes/ maze/ darkroom/ booths.
Thursdays 11pm-4am at Heaven, Under the Arches, off Villiers St, Charing Cross. Fun with or without your clothes on. Anyone can enter the strip contest and let it all hang out! Mixed, mostly gay crowd. Mostly guys get on stage and take off all their clothes, hoping to win the £100 cash prize. Email email@example.com to enter a future contest.
Ongoing through October 6, 2019, 7:30pm. An uplifting and inventive musical about one couple across four decades. When Daniel and Greg meet as young men, one dreams of being a country music star while the other is an aspiring comedian. As the years unfurl we see what happens to their dreams – and to their love as they weather life’s highs and lows.
October 1, 8, 15, 2019, 7pm-12am. Best LGBT/ Queer Performers in London/ UK/ the World. Queer Tuesdays: Oct 1st, host Rhys's Pieces w/ Beau Jangles, Shakona Fire, Caroline Smiling, Bee Jamming, Oliver Chinyere and Lil Test Ease. Oct 8th host Rhys's Pieces. Oct 15th host Sadie Sinner, w/ Cerise Rei. Show 8:30. DJs until Midnight. Continues every Tuesday - see dates/ line-ups at:
October 2-13, 2019, Twelve days of the best new films from around the world; strong/ eclectic programs of feature films, shorts, artists' film, video/ experimental work, discussions, special events. BFI Flare, Documentary, Experimenta, LFF CONNECTS, Sight/ Sound Special Presentations. See this past year's program and upcoming events:
October 2, 2019, 7:30-10:30pm at The Grand, 21-25 Saint John's Hill. A brand new show by the Klub Kids team. A comedy camp special hosted by/ w/ performances from Bob The Drag Queen, plus performances by: American comedy legend Jackie Beat; from Australia the hilarious Karen from FInance; plus Liverpool drag legend The Vivienne. Side stitching humour + funhouse klub kids fun.
October 2-27, 2019, 7:45pm. After years of disappointment Tom is finally has his golden opportunity… and an impossible decision. Set against the backdrop of the 2017 #MeToo movement, the complex realities of harassment within the industry from a gay male perspective. As most creatives ride the wave of change, will Tom’s opportunity slip through his fingers?
October 3, 2019, 7-11:30pm. RPDR UK TV arrives Oct 3rd. We refuse to allow this iconic Mean-Girls-referenced day to become about the gaytriarchy. RPDR actively discriminates against bodies and expressions that do not conform to RuPaul's concept. It might fly in the States, but We are diverse. Beautiful. Revolutionary. You punk enough to ditch the screening parties?
October 3, 2019, 9pm-2:30am. Everybody is welcome, but be aware we prioritise LGBT womxn - this is a nite for them. October boo! Pull up to your favourite Dyke Nite w/ DJs: (BASEMENT) DIBS, BASMATI, DRY BABE, and GIN; (UPSTAIRS) ZETA KAY + KI.LOGRAM. FREE ENTRY. BASEMENT OPEN ALL NITE. 2 DYKEY FLOORS.
October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2019, 10pm-5am at The Bunker/ East Bloc. The UK’s number 1 scally, chav & sportsgear dance and cruise party attracting the fittest crowd in town and the sexiest ladz from across the UK, with cruise zones, darkrooms, and sexy sounds. Oct 18th - The Bi-Sex Party. Oct 25th - Every 4th FRI Grey Trackies Club.
October 4, 2019, 10pm-2am. A coalition of chaos as FREIDA SLAVES struts their toxic stuff to sounds of DJs ANNIE PICS + CHAKA KHAN'T staging late night drag mutiny! Hazardous pop-up mayhem/ 2-floor qwerty nuclear banger dance party 'til 2am. NO SPICE GIRLS ALLOWED! Only hard bitten, fabulosity and snag-nailed delusion aloud witchez! Sep 18 w/ Barbs. DJs TASTY TIM + MIKE MENACE.
October 4, 2019, 10pm-6am. Five heaving playrooms, a spankingly tempting rubber space, specialist fetish gear to use, plus three stage shows featuring gay porn stars - including Danny Boss, and Massimo Arad. All the filth you ever wanted, an authentic fetish night featuring anorgy of scene performers who play together on the sex party scene. DJ Aamyko. Dress: fetish gear or naked.
October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2019, 11pm-10am weekly Friday night/ Saturday morning 18+ event at Protocol. Stripped down underground vibe, 2 rooms, different music styles. London’s longest running after-hours party. DJs Sordid Soundz, Arnaldo Novais, and Lee Harris deliver A:M HOUSE. A:M Tech: DJs Summer Ghemati + Yvette Lindquist.
October 5 + 6, 2019. SAT 6pm-4am Marathon at Oval Space w/ James, Jim, Severino and Luke for a marathon ten-hour set + Little Gay Brother dance shows. SUN 8pm-3am at The Eagle w/ Jim Stanton + James Hillard.
October 5, 2019, 9pm-3am, Redon, Railway Arches, Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green. Do it again. Do it right. Do it Queer AF. A night of queer performance, DJs playing the best of the 80s and a very special Queer Prom photo booth, so you can take home memories of the prom you always wanted!
October 5, 2019, 9:30pm-2:30am. Every Saturday totally fun naked party. Large bar. Wet zone. Play rooms/ cabins/ showers/ pool. Lounge area. Clothing-check area. Next: Oct 12th, 19th, 26th; Nov 2 ....
October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019, 10pm-5am at Bunker. We all have a little bit of kink somewhere inside.... London’s kinkiest, most XXXTREME hardcore multi fetish party with the strictest dresscode: Leather / Rubber / Kinky Sportgear / Jocks / Underwear / Skinheads / Uniform / Naked.
October 5, 2019, 10pm-6am at The Cause, Down Lane Studios, Ashley House, Ashley Rd. Four dance floors - inside/ outside/ day / night gathering - lineup: CARLOS SOUFFRONT, ANIL ARAS, GRACE SANDS, REMOVE ME, TWICE SHY, and SHAY MALT..
October 5, 2019, 10pm. TWO Parties on TWO Floors: Trek to the TOP for POP! + Hiking Dykes Happy 30th. Spin Around the World since 1995: Bollywood, Bhangra, Arabic + Dancefloor Delights! Eastern flavours/ Western classics. Jason Kwan performance. DJs Ritu + Dilz fly you around the world in 80 tunes -sizzling Bollywood Indian Glitter, Bhangra, Arabic, RnB! Next: Nov 2nd Kaliween at Kolis.
October 5, 2019, 11pm-6am. The launch of London's HOTTEST men-only Saturday night! Can you feel the heat? Room 1: Deep & Dirty. Room 2: Sexy & Sweaty. DJs Massimo Paramour, Michel Mizrahi and Darren B - Deep tech house & techno.
October 5, 2019, 11pm-6am at Grow Tottenham, Ashley House. Performances, installations, visual art, stalls,and more! Featuring over 30 artists in conversation with each other - a festival of us. Founded on respect and reciprocity, a sexy, inclusive space for everyone who understands that power is something we share, not hoard; expressing/ celebrating what makes each of us unique.
October 5, 2019, 11-6pm, The Pickle Factory, 13-14 The Oval. London based label + party explores the darker, hedonistic side of electronic music, run by womxn and non-binary folk, giving visibility to female and non-binary artists and providing safe space for their guests and allies. Boudica is a sex and body positive environment, building space for you to be free to be yourself.
October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, SAT night SUN morning 4am-12pm. Oct 6th DJs Dani Brasil (The Week), Neil James, Antonio Harris and Tony English. Every Sunday morning eclectic afterhours crowd congregates at the Church of BEYOND. Two rooms offer Funky, Tech House, Vocal House and Circuit by residents Matt Bogard, Michel Mizrahi, Tony English, Emma J White, Danny Phillips and guests.
October 6, 2019, 12-4pm. Shes back. Shes brunching. BUT what she does is up to you. Do you LOVE a bingo brunch? Do you want to Spice UP your brunch? Do you want THE GC? Orrrrr somthing else! This Month Just May is leaving the entertainment to you! Decide below:
October 6, 2019, 2-10pm. With 5pm weekly Live Duo stage acts. Plus MayDay Bank Holiday Monday 2-8pm Special. 3 arches of fun - Interior play zones of iron and steel provide hours of fun and exploration for guys to cruise + outdoor area. Cum play with 400+ guys every week - the UK’s Largest Naked Party from 2 pm or join the fun 6-10pm in underwear. Next: Oct 13 + 20.
October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, 6pm-1am every Sunday. MEN ONLY cruising, socialising, relaxing and more cruising at state of the art fetish venue on two floors with play zones, equipment, private cabins, gloryholes, enclosed smoking area and cheap bar prices! £10 entry includes free drink + coat check. DRESSCODE: SHORTS, JOCKS or NAKED! Next: Nov 3, 10, 17, 24.
October 6, 2019, 7pm-2:30am. Fraîche Fruit monthly Sunday Squeeze. Resident Michelle Manetti will squeeze your melons, accompanied by fruity fabulousness of Chaka Khan't. Disco Diva moments a-plenty. Get a little juicy on the decks yourself: open decks 9-10pm for novice newbies to have a go w/ Michelle. Basement DJ workshops for womxn, female identified, trans and NB folk.
October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, Sunday midnight - Monday 6am. The legendary party, at the Lighthouse/ Fire complex, every Sunday night/ Monday morning. DJs Lee Harris + Yvette Lindquist. Host/promoter - Louise Port. DJs Lee Harris + Yvette Lindquist. Host/promoter - Louise Port.
October 9, 2019, 7pm-12am. Recon is back at the RVT for another night of fetish cabaret. Hosted by London’s rancid punk horror starlet Baby Lame, there will be games and performances from some of London’s top cabaret artists, with all acts having a unique twist and different take on fetish. Get your gear on for a night of fun, fetish and side show Cabaret.
October 9 - November 2, , 2019, 7pm. Baden-Powell and Joachim von Ribbentrop arrange British boy scouts and Hitler Youth exchanges. The Bassington troop host Hitlerjugend cyclists - or are they spyclists? As war looms Will and Jacob, on the cusp of manhood, have their lives changed forever. A heart-wrenching, darkly humorous drama of espionage, scout’s honour and forbidden love.
October 9, 2019, 7-11pm. The launch of the bold new indie mag: Louche, an independent print magazine about drag and queer performance; the only UK-based publication dedicated to the full spectrum of this diverse art form without making distinctions or hierarchies between king and queen. Femininity as explored by trans masc and femmeboys; Dragony Aunt column w/ fresh T!
October 9, 2019, 7pm-12am. Dress Code: Gear up, but civvies welcome too. Hosted by London’s rancid punk horror starlet Baby Lame w/ games and performances from some of London’s top cabaret artists. Each act with a unique twist/ different take on fetish. A night of fun, fetish and side show Cabaret.
October 11, 2019, 9pm-3am. Calling all femme witches to celebrate - it's nearly Halloween! Dance the Witching Hour! Celebrate the femme spectrum. Identify as femme/ love and respect femmes? You're welcome, no matter your gender! Fuck the patriarchy, white supremacy and all assholes. Gogo Babe Rhys's Pieces. Tarot Reading. DJs: Baby Gyal Ally, St Helier, D0zn, Nvr_Mnd, Grove.
Octoober 11, 2019, 10pm-3am. Luring disco dollies to a night of dark hits, cult classics and queer anthems - and maybe some vice if you get lucky. Think Grace Jones sandwiched between Depeche Mode and Boy George... with DJ Mike Menace (PINK GLOVE) and special guests.
October 11, 2019, 11pm. The hottest UK mens underwear/ sports kit party. JOCK customers: like-minded people with no attitude, out for a sexy fun time. A strict dress code party w/ changing area, cloakroom, dark room and live sex show. The hottest GoGo boys in town + performers + DJs Addison + Zach Burns. Includes free entry to 4am A:M afterhours party.
October 11, 2019, 11pm-2:30am at Paper Dress Vintage, 352A Mare St, Hackney Central. Paul Michael Bowden (Set You Free, Homo Superior, Poke Newcastle) + Sam Fenn on for QUEER after the bands, playing 4 hours of the best in queer DIY, Queercore, 90's Alt/Britpop, Riot Grrl, indie, 60's girl groups, northern soul, 80's rock and synth pop. All are welcome!
October 12, 2019, 4-11pm at Unit 1, Canada Water Retail Park, Surrey Quays. One day only in lederhosen and dirndl! The Campest, most colourful Oktoberfest London has seen, the takeover of Dock X w/ rainbows, drag queens, lip sync battles, game shows, fire shows, DJs, congos, dress up and much more. Of course there'll also be German waiters, German sausage and German crooners!
October 12, 2019, 9pm-4am. Kylie Locomotion at The Eagle, celebrating the 30th anniversary of her 1989 album. "Step Back In Time" singles and album tracks from her second album alongside the singles, album tracks, b-sides, remixes from Kylie's incredible 30+ year career, we'll have you Spinning Around + going Wow On A Night Like This.
October 12, 2019, 10pm-5am. Butt fucking, hole punching fun, hot crowds, strict fetish code: rubber, leather, sports gear, skin, neoprene or just boots! Multilevel play space: cruise cabins/ glory holes/ equipment/ slings. Golden shower piss bath. Hard Show w/ John Thomas. Next: Nov 9th at The Boots, Antwerp.
October 12, 2019, 10pm-4am. Performance by Spanish disco diva, gifted singer, model, and actress SORAYA ARNELAS. Irrefutable queen of dancefloors. Dress/theme 80s Disco Drama: throw-back shoulder pads, house music, la Movida madrileña, new wave, italo disco, synthesisers, Alaska, Mecano, Tino, Almodovar....
October 12, 2019, 10pm-3am. Legendary LGBT Latin Dance Club in London. Dance to Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Vallenato, Electro Latina, Popular, Reggaeton. Continuous Party Music. Which colour are you? Red, I am taken; Yellow, I might be interested; Green, FREE and available. Next: Oct 26. Facebook.
October 12, 2019, 11pm-6am at Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, 29 Great Suffolk St. Celebrate 17 years of Beyond at one of the Biggest Warehouse Spaces in London. One of London's most iconic venues' biggest shows ever, across 3 HUGE Arches. DJs: Pagano, Isaac Escalante, Tom Stephan, Flav Thomsen, Tony English and Nik Denton. Hosts: Ali Khalaf + JJ Clark. Beyond at Fire until noon.
October 13, 2019, 8:30-10:15pm. Annual event combines the naughtiness of burlesque with West End razzle dazzle, featuring hottest performers currently appearing in the West End. Evening based on the original concept BROADWAY BARES by legendary Broadway/ West End director/ choreographer Jerry Mitchell to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. Afterparty until 2am.
October 14-26, 2019, 9:30pm. Two handsome guys get a curious offer: earn money being ticklish. Yes: it’s a sport; and it’s not gay! Based on a true story: strange, hilarious, twisted, sexy world of competitive endurance tickling; about laughing + lasting longest, apparently without lust. The adventure brings them closer. Too close for comfort? And who is Tina Tickle?
October 15, 2019, 7-10pm. Wing of a bat, an eye of newt; and an ookie gang of GOONS to boot! The Drag Goons are getting spooky and altogether ookie this month to get you in the mood for Halloween! A terrifying night, bound to be absolutely horrific with a cast of favourite witches. SUPREME: Jules Jones. COVEN: Wanda Cookie, Stella Marbles, The Crossy, Bee Jamming, and Egon Centrik.
October 17, 2019, 7:30-10pm. Queer performance art + cabaret at intimate London venues; get comfortable and celebrate/ embrace gender, sexuality, and love. A sit down Friday Night cabaret show with a bunch of great people and acts! Tonight's theme: New Moon Energies! Bring your Crystals if you like!
October 18, 2019, 8pm-1am, at Mirth, Marvel & Maud, 186 Hoe St. Ring mistress Rhys' Pieces and her bunch of Queerdos will showcase of some of the most entertaining, wig-snatching, tearjerking, side-splitting cabaret from London and beyond. Normal fabulous debauched shenanigans plus added spook for hallows eve - a silent hill nurse followed by Shirley Bassey sounds about right...
October 18 2019, 10pm-4am. BEEFMINCE returns in October for its epic BEAR-FULL, ATTITUDE-FREE party at the iconic Royal Vauxhall Tavern, with special guest DJ ROSS JONES. Resident DJs SILVERHOOK and CACTUSHEAD will be delivering their eclectic sets of dirty beats and remixes. Next dates: Nov 1st - SPOOK MINCE Halloween Special w/ guest DJ TAREQ; Nov 15th; Dec 31st; Jan 17th; Feb 21st.
October 18, 2019, 10pm-4am. Take you to the stars Celestial Cabaret constellation of talent; live audiovisual music performances, contemporary dance, screaming singalongs - a Pan-Asian performance collective featuring UK/Asian queens, kings and creatures drawn from the diaspora and beyond. EM showcases music from E&SE Asia(ns). With Kaajel Patel, Juniper Lai, and Big Wang.
October 19, 2019, noon-4pm, from Park Lane/ Hilton hotel to Whitehall/ Parliament Square, by way of Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, St James' St, Pall Mall, and Cockspur St, 12 days before the scheduled date to leave the EU, with or without a deal: In the referendum campaign three years ago Boris Johnson promised no deal could never happen...now he wants to force it on us.
October 19, 2019, 1-6pm at RVT. A spectacular community-based Queer Fayre. We do a total take over inside the venue with Arts & Crafts created by clever and imaginative Queers; also a nail salon, plus a other interactive stations. The will pub keep the bar open, and there will be music + plenty of friends and family + various sellers and set-ups for a day ofRainbow Family Fun.
October 19, 2019, 8pm-2am. DRESS 1950-60s encouraged/ not essential. Rocksteady, Ska, Jazz, RnB, Gospel, Boogaloo vinyl music. PERFORMERS, BEST DRESSED, DANCERS, PRIZES. DJs NIKKI LUCAS, DAPPER D, AQUILA. HOSTS STAV B + YVONNE TAYLOR. PERFORMER: DON ONE. COMPERER: KING OF THE CLUBS FRANKIE SINATRA. PHOTO BOOTH. 11pm-12pm contest. REBEL DYKES queer punk archive/ documentary.
October 19, 2019, 9pm-3am. Day parties, drag queens, performances, international DJs + LOVE AND SUPPORT FROM OUR BUM.P FAM... Marking the occasion at home in East London with nothing more than what's been provided these past years: BANGING TUNES; MAJE SHAPES; HOT HOMOS. With Mark-Ashely Dupé, Chester Hayes, Louie Banks, AllyxPress and Dove. HOSTS Finn Love + Jo Alloway.
October 19, 2019, 10pm-6am. DJs: Massimo Paramour, Pistolpete + More TBA. Room 1: Mirror Arch Main Dance Floor. Room 2: Fire Club with Darkroom/ XXX-Rated AREA. Chill-outdoor area. Named after a vessel pigs drink from w/ jocks, bears, hunks, beards, queers, twinks and in-betweeners - one pretty mess on the dancefloor every other month. Continue partying for free at Beyond, which follows.
October 19, 2019, 9pm-2am. Willing mares offer themselves to stallions without ever seeing their faces. To fully experience the thrill of this parties uniqueness, the rules and laws of the stable auction must be obeyed in full. This will be one of the best mind-blowing parties that you will ever be invited to attend. Password sent by text. Next date: Nov 16th.
October 23 - November 17, 2019, 7:45pm. It’s all a bit messy one unforgettable winter. Georgie is in therapy because of The Thing he did when Ross broke up with him. Now Ross, who doesn’t answer to anyone, is fucking the therapist’s son. A thrilling/insightful new play about stumbling teenagers, flailing adults, and terror at being defined by people who want to love us.
October 25, 2019, 11pm-6am. Community space/ platform for emerging artists/DJs; showcasing new works by residents + special guests. The duo marry camp with underground, pop with techno, and good with bad, for an exciting new clubbing environment. With: Lewis G Burton, Venice Calypso and guests. Hosted by: Brother Of Set. Performance Artists: Jeanocide.
October 26, 2019, 6:30-11pm. Huge Halloween Ball. Hosted by Jonny Woo + John Sizzle w/ guests, Myra Dubois, The Sex Shells, Sèayoncé, Sooz Kempner, Margo Marshall, Rhys Pieces, and Res-Erection (Gay Bingo). A seats-out big dance party w/ DJ Chaka Khant, Halloween classics, Lipsync 1000 + Man-Up pop-up shows. Perform onstage for a chance to win a £500 Golden Bar Tab.
October 26, 2019, 10pm-6am. Uncensored Main Room/ Hard On Mirror Arch/ Locker Room/ Cruize Maze/ Play Areas/ Fantasy Rooms. DJs Peter Donaghey, Lee Harris, Neil James. HOIST PLAYROOM DJs Tony Bruno, Massimo Paramour. JOCK LOUNGE DJ Sam Londt. W/ Damien Crosse, Allen King, Gabriel Phoenix, Lucio Saints, Max Duran, Alexis Clark, Jonas Jackson, Klein Kerr, Dann Grey. Host ROCCO HARD. GoGos.
October 26 2019, 11pm-6am. London’s most awesome DJs for best Afrobeat, dancehall, Garage, hiphop, Soul, House music. DJs Chillz, Biggy C, Jeffrey HInton, Kartel Brown, Sugarbear and Tyron on the decks, on 2 dancefloors. If you're into Urban music then this is the only place to be. Yes this is a LGBTQ+ gay rave, but you get in if you fit in.
October 28, 2019, 8pm. Gothic, stark and beguiling - Ben Haggarty ventures into the wild side of fairytales to haul four lesser-known Grimm tales out of the nursery and back into the dark and full-blooded realm of grown-ups. Brimful of forbidden doors, magical transformations, betrayal, comeuppance, and talking skulls. Fresh, hypnotic, sometimes downright comedic.
October 30 - November 23, 2019. A pornographic elegy with redeeming social values and a hymn to the SF Queer Men in 20 phone calls - many of them dirty. As the early 80s AIDS epidemic intensifies, Bert and JR begin having phone sex. They’ve never met or seen each other and never touched but together, they explore their wildest fantasies and contours of their lonely souls.
October 31, 2019, 7-10:30pm. It's no trick...it's a treat! The BOiBOX one-off Halloween special on ACTUAL HALLOWEEN at the gruesome Glory! No one knows if we're in or out, up or down, deal or no deal. Horrifying! A cackle of an evening with Dragtastic devils and terrors, delving into an underworld of demons, creepy-crawlies, zombies, poltergeists and politicians! Aaaaaaaaaah!
October 31, 2019, 7:30pm, at location sent by email/ SMS. A gentlemen’s waterhouse dripping with colour; a space busy with boys in glamours face gear, concealing identities, adding intrigue/ surprise. Explore, The Locker Room, showers, pool, spa, play spaces and rest areas. Private carefully vetted party for fit, good-looking lads aged 18-40, nearly 200 of them! Next: Nov 28th.
November 2, 2019, 11pm. Join us this Halloween for the scariest party of the year ... with DJs Lucas Flamefly, Neil Singleton, and Arnaldo Novais. See FB page.
November 6 - December 1, 2019, 7:45pm. Their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they could never anticipate. Written and first performed in 1998, STOP KISS is still as potently relevant now as it was back then. “….irresistibly exciting ….a sweet, sad and enchanting sincere play..” - The New York Times.
November 7, 2019, 7pm-12:30am. Diverse range of artists w/ multiplicity of skills, circus to opera, puppetry to bad-assery, from around the globe. Created by Lolo Brow, Lilly Snatchdragon and Scarlett O’Hora. Every bit as Loud as it is dripping with Jaw-to-the-floor talent, the event invites all humans to stomp, shout and dance on the patriarchy's grave.
November 11-23, 2019, two weeks at (among other venues) ArtHouse Crouch End, 159A Tottenham Ln. Cinema Futura London's annual eclectic cross-art festival of works by LGBTQI artists. Debates, performance works, film screenings, visual arts. See program updates:
November 12-17, 2019. Six days of screenings at Barbican Centre; Hackney Showroom; Rio, Genesis cinemas; Institute of Light; The Glory; Dalston Superstore; Free Word Centre. See 2018 program of films at their website, along with 2019 films as announced.
November 14, 2019, 7pm-12am. Rule breakers, fare dodgers, agitators, blockaders - anyone who has ever been called difficult - this is for you! Karen Fisch (Rebel Dyke) w/ rebellious performers Chiyo, Harley D + Katy Jalili. DJ Kat Hudson w/ dykey disco, pop, electro trash + riot grrrl classics: Peaches/ Goldfrapp/ Donna Summer/ Le Tigre/ Lesbians on Ecstasy/ Robyn, Lizzo/ Patti Smith...
November 14, 2019 - January 8, 2020, 7pm. Cinderella is desperate to attend the Big Society Ball in VauxhallLand and find love in her best new frock and some Gucci knock offs. Featuring a fixated prince, the evil anti-genius step mother and sister, and a fairy godmother with anger management issues, Slipped wends a path through lost chapters of Cinderella.
November 19, 2019 - January 11, 2020. The story of a lonely woodcutter who lovingly carves a boy out of wood is gobsmackingly reimagined as a dazzling adult pantomime. A spell transforms Pinocchio into a real boy, and sends him on a great adventure. But soon he discovers he has a very peculiar affliction: whenever he tells a lie, Pinocchio starts to grow - in a very embarrassing place.
November 22, 2019, 10pm-1am. Queer indie disco for common people at the fabulous MOTH CLUB, Hackney Central w/ glittery ceiling + Phoenix Nights vibes, soundtracked w/ Pulp/ faggy indie/ post punk/ new wave for beatniks, dirtbags and lumberjacks. We don't care what you wear. As long as it's pink and tight.
November 29 - December 8, 2019. Annual 10-day Festival of gala premieres, retrospectives, Q+As w/ filmmakers, workshops, audience voting, and Best of the Festival screening. Aims to dispel popular misconception that animation is just cartoons for kids; screening a broad range of intelligent, entertaining, provocative current films from around the world.
December 27, 2019, 10pm-6am at Fire/ Lightbox. Open to all fetish dress codes (no jeans/ trainers). Ideal end of year way for kinky men to start Boxing Day Weekend - indulging perverted desires in a sleazy wonderland of slings, BDSM, pups, water sports, dance floors and more. But not only about the sex - top DJs will provide the music to keep you going all night.
December 31, 2019, 9pm-5am. BEEFMINCE NYE bashes are a huge, bear-full, attitude-free way to see in the New Year. Singing into 2020 this year: the fabulous Tracy La Bouche w/ resident DJs Silverhook + Cactushead on knob twiddling duties PLUS guest DJ Tareq to take us into the very early hours of 2020. Copious confetti, huge NYE anthems, and big dong countdown. Tickets always sell out.
February 27 - March 21, 2020. A queer visionary adventure story: 500s France. Etienne and Montaigne spend six hot years together. Then, Etienne dies of dysentery, aged 33. Just 30, Montaigne lives another 30 years and never feels such passion again. The Second American Civil War transforms the country. Two queer radicals meet in the fallout. But can desire survive the revolution?
January - March, 2020. Eight-week annual arts festival. Past year saw over 350 shows across a festival of events in Waterloo, attracting over 70,000 people. With sixteen venues, new bars, new food and plenty of surprises, VAULT 2019 was the biggest to date. Committed to being the fairest platform in London for artists to present innovative, daring work - see:
Late March, 2020. Eleven days of the best in new queer cinema each year from around the world. Opening and closing night, and the Accenture gala. See past year program, plus theme, schedules and venues for 2020 at website as announced:
Early June, 2020, noon-10pm, Brockwell Park Gardens. The most fabulous of all the festivals, Mighty Hoopla is a queer pop focused celebration of trash, camp + drag! -The GUARDIAN. Free-spirited, relaxed, well organised... with tons of glitter and confetti, Mighty Hoopla is a triumph for London's festival scene. -ATTITUDE. Chaka Khan, Tove Lo, All Saints, Kate Nash.
Early July, 2020, 12-3:30pm. Saturday Parade and main events. London's biggest one-day event, one of the world’s biggest LGBT celebrations. Typically over 750,000 people at Pride, 30,000 in the Parade. Sunday to Sunday Pride Festival, showcasing London’s varied LGBT+ cultural scene.