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!
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 11pm-10am weekly dance club with stripped-down underground vibe; 2 rooms, different musics - London’s longest running after-hours party. An 18+ event.
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 weekly, 10pm-6am at Pulse, Southwark St, Vauxhall. 18+ men-only for big guys & friends, no attitude, value for money dance/cruise/booze; bears, cubs, chubs, muscle bears & admirers of all ages, backgrounds, tastes & sizes: “one club fits all” ethos, resident and guest DJs.
Saturdays, 10pm-5am at Metropolis, 235 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.
Every Saturday (naked/underwear) + Sunday 6-10pm and Wednesday 7-11pm (naked only) at Backstreet, East End. Totally naked nights footwear only. All kinds of 18+ men, climate controlled, heated smokers' terrace, darkroom, cheap beer, horny visuals. 1st Sundays Mega-Buff 4-10pm, with full bar. 2nd Satudays 6-10pm Spurt jack-off party + special wanking/jacking nights.
Saturdays, 10pm-3am, The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Rd. Pulp/ faggy indie/ post punk/ new wave for beatniks, dirtbags and lumberjacks. Enter at bookcase door. Past month 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 2-7pm 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, 5pm-1am. MEN ONLY cruising, socialising, relaxing and more cruising in Vauxhall's purpose built state of the art fetish venue on two floors with three play areas, equipment, private cabins, gloryholes, enclosed smoking area and cheap bar prices! £10 entry includes free drink + coat check. DRESSCODE: SHORTS, JOCKS or NAKED!
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, 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 except the first one, 7-11pm 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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to enter a future contest.
Through February 10, 2019. An online hook-up stranger in your bedroom. Anything could happen. A funny, recognisible casual hook-up becomes something more disconcerting. Happy to share his body with the slight and effeminate Noah, Elliot soon finds his mind played with too, in twists and surprises to the end. Peter Bull directs James Farley and Alexander Hulme in this gripping play.
Through February 16, 2019, 7:30pm (Sun 6pm). With musical styles ranging from baroque to contemporary pop, Grindr: The Opera! is a daring, humorous look at the changing landscape of gay relationships, and the greatest catalyst for the shift: Grindr.
Ongoing through March 17, 2019. Past year saw over 350 shows across a festival of festivals in Waterloo, attracting over 70,000 people. With sixteen venues, new bars, new food and plenty of surprises, VAULT 2018 was the biggest to date. Committed to being the fairest platform in London for artists to present innovative, daring work - see:
February 1, 2019, 9pm. Non-stop scene DJs pumping tunes on both floors, drag shows, special guests, favourite faces, gorgeous drinks party pub! A coalition of chaos as A MAN TO PET + GRACE SHUSH w/ DJ JAMES TELFORD stage late night drag mutiny! The cross-dressing hysteria they WON'T show on TV/ no beauty brand will sponsor. With hazardous drag-show tag-team mayhem in the basement.
February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019, 10pm-5am. Brüt - men-only hot furry dance event for bears, blokes, cubs and hunks. Bear Cave. Two rooms, best in electro, upbeat tech and vocal house by resident DJs. Dark cruise areas and outdoor smoking terrace. General admission £10. Next: March 1st, 8th....
February 1, 8, 15, 22, 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.
February 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019, 10am-4pm every Saturday. Teaming with VENN STREET MARKET - a new vegan section at the famous Clapham Common destination for your new favourite vegan/ produce market. Street food traders include Big V London, Jake's Vegan Steaks, Let's Do Temaki+Temple of Seitan, produce-based foods by Nutkin+Jake's Boost; washed down with a Mondo Brewing pint.
February 2, 2019, 8pm-2am. Celebrating/ showcasing beautiful diversity/ talent of exciting queer performers, w/ special treats in store this year! Hosted/ curated by Miss Coco Patron now a MONTHLY 1st Sat fix of mindblowing queer talent, live on stage at the SE London subterranean LGBT+ drinking den. Ft. Diane Chorley, Pierre + Baby, Zayn Phallic, and Freida Slaves. DJ Sad Queers Club.
February 2, 2019, 9pm-3am. THE FUTURE IS FEMME > PATRIARCHY IS FALLING > QUEER UTOPIA IS COMING > Space for radical visions, passionate transgressions, wildest imaginations. Proving it is possible to do things differently. Refusing to settle for what we have been given, coming together, imagining/ enacting new/ better pleasures, other ways of being/ new worlds. Escape to vFd!
February 2, 9, 16, 23, 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: March 2, 9....
February 2, 2019, 10pm-3am at Kolis CAMDEN. LGBT-Only Party. Spin Around the World Bollywood, Bhangra, Arabic + Dancefloor Delights! World's Biggest LGBT Club for Eastern flavours/ Western classics. DJs Ritu + Dilz fly you around the world in 80 tunes -sizzling Bollywood Indian Glitter, Bhangra, Arabic, RnB + karaoke room, Queens on stage!
February 2, 2019, 10pm-5am. Hard Cock Life is baccckkkKKKkk - turning the most boring time of the year upside down with a double dose of what you want - the hottest boys, finest drag queens, live performances, secret sets from big names - and of course the very best in hiphop and R&B on a top notch bespoke soundsystem.
February 2, 2019, 10pm-5am. London's strictest Leather/Rubber returns for our first party of 2019. Men only. Changing facilities. Strict dress code: LEATHER/RUBBER only. Leather/Rubber - not fetish club. Check the dress code. Tickets: £15 + booking fee; £20 at the door.Next dates: March 30; June 22.
February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019, SAT night SUN morning 4am - 12pm. The first fetish only men party to ever arrive at Madrid pride lands in London to join forces with Beyond! Fetish code, dark room, 2 rooms of pumping music and a club fully fitted to let you explore your wildest fantasies. DJs Matt Bogard, Michel Mizrahi, Tony English, Emma J White and Danny Phillips. Next: Mar 3rd, 10th....
February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019, 2-10pm. With 5pm weekly Live Duo stage acts. 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 date: March 3, 10, 17, 24...
February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019, 5pm-1am every Sunday. MEN ONLY cruising, socialising, relaxing and more cruising in Vauxhall's purpose built state of the art fetish venue on two floors with three 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!
February 3, 2019, 8pm-3am. One of Salford's playing Horse Meat Disco: ANDI HANLEY. How did this northern lad end up playing alongside Danny Krivit, Francois K & Joe Claussell week after week at at Body & Soul (NYC) one of the 90s most seminal clubs? Come hear him and you'll know. A one-off treat not to be missed - joined by HMD resident JAMES HILLARD.
January 30, 2019, 1-9am. Fourth edition late club night featuring an all-female DJ lineup - with special guests Anabel Arroyo (Mutted), Destiny (MANIC) and K Coleman (in Back 2 Back Sessions). They'll join 10B residents Emma Yasumi and Sofi Canter for an unforgettable night of nonstop tech house and techno bangers.
February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019. The legendary party, now in Protocol, part of the Fire complex, from midnight The legendary party, now in Protocol, part of the Fire complex, from midnight every Sunday night till 6am Monday morning. DJs Lee Harris + Yvette Lindquist. Host/promoter - Louise Port. DJs Lee Harris + Yvette Lindquist. Host/promoter - Louise Port.
February 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019, 6pm-12am. Hot party nights at one of London’s most long established saunas. Hot, horny and most definitely uninhibited underwear themed cruise night. Next: Mar 5, 12, 19, 26 + Apr 3....
February 5 + 12, 2019, 7pm-12am. Some of the best LGBT/ Queer Performers in London/ UK/ the World. Queer Tuesdays w/ The Starletts, Crayola, and Oisin McKenna. Show 8:30-10:30pm. DJs play until Midnight close. Feb 5th - Eva Wonder!; Feb 12th - Kemah Bob!
February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, 1-9am (WED early morning). 18+ night of House + Techno/ good music, friendly vibes, laid-back mixed London crowd early Wednesday morning... "get comfortable, we're going til 9!" Weekly through April 3rd, with residents Emma Yasumi, G Belmonte, Jefferson Souza, OLIV3R and Sofi Canter - plus each week featured special guest! Next: Mar 6th.
February 6, 2019, 7:30pm. "As part of the London Tour of my new solo show, I wanted to make my debut at the UK's only full-time LGBT+ theatre, with memories of the first production of Martin Sherman’s sensational Bent, words from Armistead Maupin and a few surprising gay characters in Shakespeare! Profits help provide sound-proofing at ATST's Lambeth main house."
February 7-9, 2019. MTV presenter, comedian and co-host of the UK's leading LGBTQ+ award-nominated podcast A Gay And A NonGay, and tragically single James Barr unleashes a hilarious attempt to finally meet The One – and it could be you! Join him on his wedding day as he dishes the dirt on his ridiculous romantic life, and dates the audience to find his way up the aisle.
February 8, 2019, 9pm-3am. Disco party for homosexualists of all persuasions - back for 2019, in a new South East London home. hear your favorite queer artists and icons from past, present and future... PLUS a special guest performance from SHAKONA FIRE! Fix your mug, fix your hair, come to the Chat - let’s have a Kiki!
February 9, 2019, 7-10pm. Devour the forbidden fruit. Experience pleasures of the Bitten Peach legendary queens, kings and beasts of the Far East. Be transported to a world of queer Asian performance - an annual showcase of Asian talent to usher in the Year of the Pig! An introduction to the Slaysian Dynasty: ShayShay, Sigi Moonlight, Mahatma Khandi, Jason Kwan Music, and Void Princess.
February 9, 2019, 9pm-3am. Your favourite queer indie disco for common people w/ Pulp/ faggy indie/ post punk/ new wave for beatniks, dirtbags and lumberjacks. DJs Pencil Skirt + Seductive Barry will be playing Pulp and stuff like: Alanis; Arcade Fire; Ash; Bikini Kill; Billy Idol; Bowie; The B-52s; The Cure; The Clash; Camera Obscura; Dandy Warhols; Elastica + more: Next: Mar 8 at RVT.
February 15, 2019, 7:30-10pm. Celebrate known/ unknown, organised/ spontaneous. An evening to take on LOVE the Queer way; a Cabaret Variety show with the Wotever Family! All things Non Binary + a lesson on embracing gender and sexuality! Show, Music and Tales by Barbara Brownskirt, Mary Poppers, Ebony Rose Dark, Ana Mator, BrodwayBaby, and Benjamin Butch - in a cosy safe space.
February 15, 2019. 8pm-3am. LGBTQ comedians, artists, writers perform material on sex, death, love, money, self care, jealousy, madness, the overthrow of the Tory government and the futility of comedy to promote that. Performers: Kemah Bob, Kevin Le Grand, Siân Docksey, Am Stubberfield, Natalie Price Hafslund, and Saba Husain. Host: Emily Pope. DJs ViaVan Westwood + Kat Hudson.
February 15, 2019, 9pm-3am. Not really our cup of tea. Sassitude celebrates love, friendship, relationships within the queer community with a day-after Valentines party. Sensual sirens spin for your pleasure: Alluring angel Jender Anomie, Glamazon babe Jeanie Crystal, Vivacious vixen Becky Stroke, Magnificent muse Marcy. Hosts: Jo Alloway + sassy minx Georgie Bee. Dress: basic fades.
February 15, 2019, 10pm-4am. Feeling warm and fuzzy this month w/ another cosy night rammed full of London’s finest and friendliest! You never know what you’ll leave with, (2019 being the year of the Pig). DJs SILVERHOOK + CACTUSHEAD will deliver eclectic sets of dirty beats and remixes. For Valentine's, we bring you an adorable DJ/ music producer special guest, MIKALIS.
February 16, 2019, 9pm-2am. Willing mares offer themselves to stallions without ever seeing their faces. To fully experience the thrill of this party's uniqueness, 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. Also: Feb 7th + Mar 7th at Brighton Sauna.
Febuary 16, 2019, 10pm-late. 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 showers in new piss bath. Hard Show w/ Ray Diesel + Yoshi Kawasaki. Next date: March 16th.
February 16, 2019, 10:30pm-3:30am. Dance your issues away w/ DJs BORJA PEÑA, GUY RUBEN, TAMER WILDE, DOM TOP. With Vander Von Odd! Super sexy gogos by SCRUFF. FREE DI Tees while they last. Host Mariah Haairyy. Door: Sergio Sardo. Two rooms of Music: retro, pop, disco, RnB; electronic house, disco, techno - played by fresh UK/ EU/ US producers, plus classics to school the kids.
February 16, 2019, 11pm. Unique shows, visuals, decor, animation and music w/ the best international DJs: BINOMIO, ISACC ESCALANTE, PHIL ROMANO, SR EDU, TOM STEPHAN, ARON, MICKY FRIEDMANN, ELAD NAVON, SAGI KARIV, GSP, TOMER MAIZNER and more. Born 8 years ago in MADRID, now w/ 40+ annual parties; WE Pride Festival + Pride Festival; international tour of 30+ cities.
February 17, 2019, 4am-noon. With uplifitng sounds by Beyond residents Fabio Luigi, Neil Singleton, and Yvette Lindquist - alongside special guests Ale Amaral + DJ Bride. Hosted by: Alexia MaQueen + Glenndora. Door patrol: JJ Clark.
February 22 + March 8 + March 15, 2019, 10:45 -11:45pm. Expect power, party, and a damn good time. Three Shows, Three Different Line Ups! Same Ethos! See One, See ALL!
February 23, 2019, 2-4pm. The LGBTQ dancefloor has long been celebrated as utopian space to express identities + desires. But London’s club scene has been transformed, with over half of venues closing. The Mayor has pledged to safeguard LGBTQ club culture, but is enough being done to defend/ revive the dancefloor? Panel discussion: why nightlife matters; how to reinvent the scene?
February 23, 2019, 10pm-5am. Fitladz will let all you cute short ladz in for a fiver - 5'8” or under. But fear not you strapping 6 footers, arrive before 11 for just a fiver for you too! £10 at other times! Whether you like ‘em short or long, slim or girthy - you’ll find it here! Pounding beats by Juliano Juliano.
February 23, 2019, 11pm-6am. February is Valentine’s month, hence the Bootylicious Love Ball. With oldschool RnB, Afrobeat vs dancehall, Garage vs hiphop, Soul vs House music. If you’re into Urban music then Bootylicious is the only place to be on the last Saturday night. Yes this is a LGBTQ+ gay rave, but you get in if you fit in. Next date: Mar 30th.
February 26, 2019, 7pm-12am. Queer Cabaret, Tuesdays at RVT. Some of the best LGBT/ Queer Performers in London, UK and the World, plus newcomers and beginners with great attitude and things to say are encouraged. Then DJs play until the Midnight closing.
February 27, 2019 at 8:30-11pm at The Grand, 21-25 Saint John's Hill. Excited to bring all stars 3 super star AJA to London this February for her first ever soho London show. She will be giving a full live concert performing all the hits from her brand new album. We will only be doing exclusive limited dates for this tour. VIP doors at 7pm.
February 28, 2019, 7:30pm-11am. Quintessential Drag King Shows - back at the new home club, the beating throb of London's Queer heart, w/ a seriously sensational, sizzling string of London's Drag stars - going for...FABULOUS! Host dynamite Drag duo Adam All + Apple Derrieres. Starring: DON ONE, GEORGEOUS MICHAEL, MAGIC DYKE, and LOUI VON DINI!
February 28 + March 28, 2019, 7:30pm. Gentlemen’s waterhouse drips with colour. A space busy with boys in glamourous face gear, concealing identities to intrigue and surprise. With locker room, showers, pool, spa, play spaces and rest areas. Entry is carefully vetted for HPartyboys events - a private party for fit, good-looking lads ages 18-40 – nearly 200 in all.
March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019, 6pm-12am. Hot party nights at one of London’s most long established saunas. Hot, horny and most definitely uninhibited underwear themed cruise night. Next: Apr 2, 9, 16, 23....
March 5-7, 2019. Created closely with company dancers, and the choreographer, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Christopher Wheeldon. Set to contrasting scores by cult singer-songwriter Keaton Henson + emerging composer Charlotte Harding, this innovative double bill asks where we see ourselves in relation to the “other,” and explores the fine balance between them and us.
March 7, 2019, 7pm-12am. Queer performance, gathering, and revelry evening w/ Wanda Cookie. Much like an assortment of sweet treats at your local bakery, discover the inspired diversity of drag, gender expression, and artistry of London’s vibrant queer communities. QUEER TALENT: Mynxie Crayola the Queen, Shakona Fire, Creature Cramps. RECIPE SHARING with Lady Aria Grey. Open Mic.
March 7-9, 2019,10pm. Serving sex, drugs and spangled satire - an explosion of original music, surreal sketches, wayward choreography, and twisted rewrites of all your favorite hits from pop, Disney, and Broadway. Chemsex, misogyny, trans rights, bodysnatching – the Shells tackle ’em all with filthy flair and pornographic panache.
March 8, 2019, 9pm-2:30am, Paper Dress Vintage, 352A Mare St, Hackney. Punk, new-wave, indie, rock’n’roll and soul night for homos, queers, dykes, trans-folk, friends, anyone not at home anywhere else. Paul Michael Bowden + Sam Fenn are on after the bands w/ Queer DIY, Queercore, 90s Alt/Britpop, Riot Grrl, indie, 60s girl groups, northern soul, 80s rock/synth pop.
March 9, 2019, 9pm-3am. London's ONLY night of trashy 90s music for queer folk returns to The Chateau promising to be *sickening*. And it's free. Completely free! What more could you ask for? Hear: Madonna/ Britney/ Christina/ Shania/ Mariah/ Whitney/ Alanis/ Sheryl/ Celine/ Cher/ Janet/ George/ Destiny's Child/ Spice Girls/ BSB/ E17 /n Sync/ Placebo/ Hole/ Suede/ Garbage...
March 12, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm. Leo, a 22-year-old sex worker, yearns for affection. In poor health, with no fixed address, he finds brief moments of solace in the arms of men met through his work. The crushing solitude of his life is tempered as he falls for a fellow hustler. But, his romantic feelings violently rebuffed, he spirals, and questions if he will ever find the love he craves.
March 12-31, 2019, 7:30pm. Odaiko traditional drums used in Shinto rituals, weigh over half a ton each, requiring exceptional skill and physicality to produce each floor-shaking note. Dedicated Yamato drummers train ferociously. On stage, they display staggering strength, using their entire bodies to play, sharing intense passion in their pounding, high-energy, thunderous performances.
March 16, 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 dates: Apr 6, Brighton Sauna; Apr 20, London.
March 21-31, 2019. 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 2019 at website as announced:
March 23, 2019, 10pm-6am. Lightbox (main danceroom). Protocol (exhibition / chill / dance). DJs: TONY BRUNO + TWO KINDS OF EVIL + more TBC. Come and celebrate two years of treats, trade + techno. Free entry to Beyond so you can continue partying!
March 25, 2019, 8-11pm. The greatest circus drag show in the world, round 2 by popular demand. The biggest and best drag queens of the world take to the stage alongside Klub Kids acrobats and circus freaks. Bigger + better than last year. Hosted by the incredible AndyRew + Alaska; w/ Trinity the Tuck, Naomi Smalls, Bebe Zahara, Manila Luzon, Jasmine Masters, Gia Gunn, Laganja Estranja.
March 30, 2019, 10pm-5am. London's strictest Leather/Rubber returns for our first party of 2019. Men only. Changing facilities. Strict dress code: LEATHER/RUBBER only. Leather/Rubber - not fetish club. Check the dress code. Tickets: £15 + booking fee; £20 at the door. Next date: June 22nd.
April, 2019, at Genesis Cinema, Hackney Picturehouse, Electric, Rich Mix, Rio + other venues. Annual 3-week film festival presents a rich/ diverse program of international premieres, industry masterclasses, free pop-up screenings and live events; pioneering works by global and local independent filmmakers, introducing viewers to innovative/ challenging cinematic experiences.
April 12, 2019, 10pm-4am. Twinks/ bears. Pop/ house. Boys/ girls (whatever). Gay/ straight (in-between). Hungry/ thirsty (curious). BACK/ ready! Super fun/ inclusive club night in new home at one of the UK’s most iconic venues! Quality uplifting pop/ vocal dance music by the best London DJs: Silverhook, Dom Top, and Tareq. Host: Taylor Trash, y’all + Bobo-Bear w/ t-shirts!
May 4, 2019, 1-9pm. The Twist Classics Party. Hard Twist Classics in a new improved Rooms 1+2 will be upfront house/ tech house/ techno. Welcome to the Tech Lab! DJs: Andy Farley, Superfast Oz, Amp Attack, Paul Batten, Jake Martin, Steve Maynard, Knoxturnal, Subterraneo, Beat On, and Oz Healey.
Mid-May, 2019. Celebrating the best of British Porn - Sponsored by ApplyToModel.com + Prowler Soho. Featuring the cream of European gay porn. Past year: after-party w/ music-meister ChiChi LaRue. See ProwlerPornAwards site for details.
June 8, 2019, noon-10pm, in London Park, TBA. 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 and with tons of glitter and confetti, Mighty Hoopla is a triumph for London's festival scene. - ATTITUDE. More info coming soon!
Early July, 2019. 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.
July 7-14, 2019. Over 50 parties and events around the capital. Past years have included: Film screening, Bondage Master Class, Fetish on Display, Sports Cruise Party, Soho Social, Dinner, Into the Tank, Skinhead Party, Recon Full Fetish Party (main event), Rubber Gear Party, Deconstruction Party (official closing party). See 2018 media + 2019 updates as posted at website:
July 7, 2019, 10pm-6am. All the sleaze you’d expect, and new surprises to make sure we celebrate in style with fetish men from around the world. See details TBA:
August 7-31, 2019, 7:30pm at Rosebery Avenue. Confined against their will by a society that seeks to divide, our two young lovers must follow their hearts as they risk everything to be together. Bursting with youth, vitality and Matthew Bourne’s trademark storytelling, London’s brightest young dance talent join New Adventures, with direction/ choreography by Matthew Bourne,
Early October, 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:
Late October Saturday, 2019 - past year at Shaftesbury Theatre. 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.
Mid-November, 2019 (TBC), 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:
Mid-November, 2019 (TBC). 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 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.
December, 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.