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.
March 12 - April 6, 2019, 7:30pm. Charming, intelligent musical contrasts two stories, set 100 years apart. In late 19th Century Vienna two bored high-society lovers disguised as struggling members of the working class, face life without comforts and luxuries. Can love survive? A century later two couples rent a Hamptons beach house, where extramarital flirtations might become more.
March 16 - April 7, 2019, 7:30pm. Jack Cole taught Hollywood to dance. Now he writes a weekly column for Dance Magazine. Or tries to: young men splash and yell in his swimming pool outside, and as the afternoon wears on a parade of his former muses arrives at his front door - Betty Grable, Jane Russell and Rita Hayworth among them. Each is determined to have the last word.
March 18, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm, The Prospect Of Whitby, 57 Wapping Wall. The 126th Birthday of homoerotic poet Wilfred Owen. Learn the queer history of an area that inspired his work, and celebrate him on the Shadwell Stairs. Led by GLF activists Stuart Feather and Andrew Lumsden, meet and mince down to recite the poem Owen finished in 1918 just before returning to die in WWI front lines.
March 20, 2019, 6-8:30pm at Library Reception, London School of Economics and Political Science, 10 Portugal St. The space for all GLF Activists and new friends to connect, celebrate and plot for the upcoming significant anniversaries: 2019 - 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots; 2020 - 50th anniversary of GLF UK; 2022 - 50th anniversary of Pride.
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 22, 2019, 6:30-9pm. Squatting has been used as a tactic by many LGBTQ people not only to survive but also to experiment with creating spaces in which they could thrive. This discussion will feature three queer speakers with histories of squatting across London. Learn about London’s radical queer history, and how they disrupt conventional understandings of squatting!
March 22, 2019, 9pm. Fun Bolly-Fusion Dance Class followed by Bollywood to Hollywood 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!
March 23, 2019, noon, Put It To The People March - make the call for a People’s Vote too loud to ignore just six days before the Government hopes to take Britain out of the EU. Hundreds of thousands of people will march on Parliament offering a solution to a crisis that threatens their living standards, businesses and jobs. Demand a People’s Vote - it could be now or never.
March 23, 2019. Start from the north end of Park Lane, exiting at Marble Arch tube station. March to Parliament Sq for 2:45-4pm rally. Giant television screens in Trafalgar Square will relay speeches for those who don’t complete the 90-minute route in time. Also see Petition to Revoke Article 50.
March 23, 2019, 3-4:30pm. Academics in conversation with those who have unsuccessfully petitioned to have offences disregarded, and the Turing Bill’s author. Intended to pardon all men, living and dead, found guilty of homosexual offences no longer on the statute book, the posthumous pardon covers over 50,000 dead men, including Oscar Wilde - but not those living with convictions.
March 23-31, 2019, various. 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 26, 2019, 7-11pm. 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that led to birth of modern Pride. Celebrate in style with film: Before Stonewall The history of the Gay and Lesbian community before the Stonewall riots began the major gay rights movement. Followed by an interactive inter-generational conversation and a party!
March 28-30, 2019. TH/FR 7pm; SA 2pm, Battersea Arts Centre festival of film/ discussion/ poetry/ art/ performance, the day the UK may leave the EU. The political landscape has changed as a Brexit nationalist/ protectionist narrative occupied public discourse for over two years; with a rise in xenophobia, islamophobia, and racism. Celebrate collaboration. Refuse borders and insularity.
March 30, 2019, 9pm-4am. So, what did YOU wanna be when you were growing up? Vegas Showgirl? Misunderstood Superhero? First Drag Queen In Space? Well now is your chance to become that for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Join your Sink The Pink family for a night of huge shows, bad behaviour and big dreams! See you there queens!
March 30, 2019, 9:30pm-3am. A camp party for naughty piggies to get sweaty and have a terrible time. Whether you're super-femme, high T masc, butch lez or a complete swine, pull that leather over your moist thighs and shake your bacon on the dance floor. Music and performances from: D.O.G (Saint Anne + Jack Bailey); Pig Daddy; and Lucia Blake.
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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: May 7, 14, 21, 28....
April 2, 9, 16, 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. Apr 2nd - Crystal Lubrikunt w/ Tropikhal Pussy, Bethany Haven and more; Apr 9th - Crystal Lubrikunt w/ Cerise Rei, Jenna Adel Al-Ansari, Kyleigh Simmons. See:
April 3, 2019, 9am-5pm. WED daytime. Ditch the daily grind and make the most of hump day on the dance floor with the best in deep/tech house, minimal and melodic techno at new Dalston venue The Jago (ex Passing Clouds) 440 Kingsland Rd. By 10B, Down The Rabbit Hole and Northern Impact (Bulgaria via Norway). With DJs Emma Yasumi, Oliv3r, Sofi Canter and guest Fixon Uk.
April 4, 2019, 7pm-12am. The peachiest queer-Asian singer-songwriters have come together for a jam-packed evening of live music and music jamming with The twin peaches, TNTX, The mellow bellower, Cassandra, jam-rocking vampire, Yuki Matsumoto (姫雪) and glam-jammer Jason Kwan Music. Host/MC: The Bitten Peach founder Lilly SnatchDragon will spread jam all over your peaches!
April 5-6, 2019, 7pm. Masculinity, isn't it like, over? Or are there other ways to model manliness? Equal parts dark, cheeky and adorable, Toxic is stand-up for our times. Tackling gender, masculinity, veganism and bogies, Joe Sutherland brings refreshing candour and caustic wit to social issues big and small.
April 5, 2019, 9pm-3am. Disco party for homosexualists of all persuasions in a new South East London home each FIRST FRIDAY/ every MONTH. Hear your favorite queer artists and icons from past, present and future... Special guest performance from Chiyo, Prinx of Provocation + Stray Mutt of London's Cabaret scene. Fix your mug + hair, come to the Chat - let’s have a Kiki!
April 5, 2019, 10pm-2am. A coalition of chaos: BABY LAME struts her stuff to the sounds of DJs MIKE KELLY (Pink Glove) + LIAM (The Cock) as they stage a late night drag mutiny! Baby Lame presents hazardous pop-up mayhem w/ a 2-floor nuclear banger of a qwerty dance party 'til 2am. NO SPICE GIRLS ALLOWED! Only hard bitten, fabulosity and snag-nailed delusion aloud witchez!
April 5. 12, 19, 26, 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.
April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, 10am-4pm every Saturday. Teaming with VENN STREET MARKET - 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.
April 6, 2019, 3:30-5:30pm. In a world that seems more connected than ever, how deep do the connections really run? When news of the present reaches us in seconds, how much do we see of the past? Some freedoms are won in one place, only for others to be curtailed elsewhere. We must ask: how can we cultivate a global queer community, maintain our relationships and sustain ourselves?
April 6, 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 MONTHLY 1st Sat mindblowing queer talent, live on stage at the SE London subterranean LGBT+ drinking den. Featuring Sadie Sinner The Songbird, Fraser Buchanan, Rileasa Slaves and Lucia Blake. DJ Tina Edwards.
April 6, 13, 20, 27, 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: May 4, 11, 18, 25....
April 6, 2019, 10pm-5am. Dance & cruise party for fit ladz and their admirers. Back for April, packing the club with sexy scally ladz! Details TBA - Save the date and see:
April 6, 2019, 10pm-6am at The Cause, Down Lane Studios, Ashley House, Ashley Rd. Featuring PROSUMER, GIDEÖN, GRACE SANDS, THRILOGY, N-GYNN, and SHAY MALT. DANCEFLOORS & DARKROOM. ALL WELCOME.
April 6, 2019, 10pm-3am. 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! Next: April 17th Queer Quiz Evening Socials.
April 7, 14, 21, 28, 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 dates: May 5, 12, 19, 26...
April 7, 14, 21, 28, 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!
April 10-28, 2019, 7:30pm. A merry band of surviving dysfunctional queers take over a TV station and recreate, in excruciatingly diva driven pastiche, their all time favorite TV program Club Queereteria broadcast live from ruins of a infamous cruising club. Deft wordplay + berserk comedy mayhem - an indictment of the ever-trashier stupefying entertainment that subjugates and controls.
April 11, 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: Sophie Duker, Angel Rose, Charlie George, Julia Fiona Brown, Ollie Musson and Krishna Istha. Host: Emily Pope. DJ Waj.
April 12, 2019, 9pm-3am. Two floors of wild fun! Upstairs groovy disco dance music w/ DJs Carly Foxx + Pavliné - Sexy moustachioed gogo boy Danny Campbell-Fox + visuals by Rodrigo Branco! Basement Techno/Tech House w/ Kasey Riot (VAN), Tafkanik and Fidel. Can’t grow a moustache? We've got fake ones! All welcome: homos, boys, girls, inbetweenies, and homo sapiens.
April 12-13, 2019, 9:15pm. 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.
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!
April 13, 2019, 10pm-3am. Daddy Is back in London at BBB with very special guest DJ DSHOCK (Milan), + DJs TASTY TIM, FANNAR + RAVEN MANDELA, BORJA PEÑA + TAMER WILDE. PERFORMANCES: TAYCE + CARAMELLE. Hosts: MARY POPPERS + OPHELIA LOVE. Retro, pop, disco, RnB; electronic house, disco, techno by fresh UK/ EU/ US producers, plus classics to school the kids.
April 13, 2019, 10pm-1am. Big lads get down with skinny queens + hot drags bring it to the stage. Ben Jamin w/ dance tunes in the basement. Sugabear keeps it eclectic in the bar. Supersexy Glory queen, Camile Leon, brings it to multiple stages - gonna be nose to nipple full of beards, boys and booze, doin' what The Glory does best: Keeping the party going throughout the cold months.
April 13, 2019, 4-6pm. Goethe-Institut London, 50 Princes Gate. Patrick Primavesi on violence in Sophocles’s Antigone, its translation by Hölderlin, Brecht’s play and Straub/ Huillet’s film. Followed by screenings: The Bridegroom, the Actress and the Pimp; and The Antigone of Sophocles, after Hölderlin’s Translation Adapted for the Stage by Brecht 1948.
April 13, 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 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:
April 14, 2019, 8pm-3am. Big up to all the disco soldiers last week who made it a heart warming hoe down. Good vibes. It's the other half of foursome this Sunday with James & Luke manning the decks. Next: April 21st Easter Sunday with New York City maestro Justin Strauss along w/ Jim Stanton, James Hillard and Luke Howard.
April 18, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm. Six months of workshops, events, mentoring and professional development for young people, in partnership with leading artists, writers and designers. Open to anyone aged 16-25 who identifies as LGBTQ+. The group will draw inspiration from our current exhibition by McDermott/ McGough, to explore queer/ trans art history and politics, to make their own work.
April 18, 2019, 7pm-12am. Queer performance, gathering and revelry hosted by Wanda Cookie. Suggested theme: RELIGION (and all that comes with it). Safe space for performers to try whatever they like. An assortment of sweet treats like those at your local bakery - celebrating inspired diversity of drag, gender expression, and artistry in London’s vibrant queer communities. Lineup:
April 18, 2019, 7-11pm. The final, after 5 weeks with well over 50 of London's finest DRAG KINGS. Lip-synching, live, stripping, binding, politicising - the BEST of London's King talent showcased. Hosts: Baby Lame, Adam All, Jonny Woo and John Sizzle. Judges from entertainment, journalism and the King scene will choose the winner of the coveted crown and £1000 cash prize!
April 19, 2019, 10pm-2am. A coalition of chaos: BABY LAME + A MAN TO PET strut their toxic stuff to the sounds of DJs JACOB ARIA + HELEN NOIR as they stage a late night drag mutiny! Baby + Pet presents hazardous pop-up mayhem - a 2-floor nuclear banger of a qwerty dance party 'til 2am. NO SPICE GIRLS ALLOWED! Only hard bitten, fabulosity and snag-nailed delusion aloud witchez!
April 20, 2019, 8-9:30pm. One of London's top cabaret shows... a filthy frenzy of shamelessly sleazy and avant garde cabaret, featuring some of the country's most exciting and acclaimed performance artists! Highly Recommended for group nights out. Starring... LOLO BROW, CRYSTAL BETH, ERIC SCHMALENBERGER, LADY NOELIA, SHAKONA FIRE, and OBERON WHITE!. Free afterparty 'til 2am.
April 20, 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. Also: Apr 6, Brighton Sauna.
April 20, 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...
April 20, 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 shower piss bath. DJs DJRW + Brent Nicholls. Hard Show w/ Pitbull, Magnus Maximus + HungYoungBrit Jay Carrington. A raunchy threesome you’ll want to join.
April 20, 2019, 10pm-2am. Easter weekend, straight from the USA, performance clown collective Fou Fou Ha. Bringing the looks, the madness and the queer that we at absolutely love. The only chance to see the full collective in action so make sure you experience this trans-Atlantic madness. DJs Holestar, Batty Lashes will keep it rocking on both floors w/ pop, punk, indie and dance.
April 20, 27 + May 4, 11, 18, 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.
April 21, 28, + May 5, 12, 19, 26, 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.
April 21, 2019, 2pm-6am at CELL 200 (next to EGG LDN), 3-5 Vale Royal. DJs: MASSIMO PARAMOUR + TONY BRUNO + more. XXX-Rated AREA + OUTDOOR AREA. DAY + DARK RAVE co-hosted by two fiercest Berlin parties; PORNCEPTUAL (DJ BORIS) and BUTTONS (DJ JACOB MEEHAN) plus leading London club collectives, promoters, DJs and artists for an epic 16hr XXX- Rated Easter Sunday Rave Seshhh! See more:
April 21, 2019, 11pm. Unique shows, visuals, decor, animation and music w/ the best international DJs TBA. Born 8 years ago in MADRID, now w/ 40+ annual parties; WE Pride Festival + Pride Festival; international tour of 30+ cities.
April 22, 2019. The legendary party, now in Protocol, part of the Fire complex, 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.
April 25, 2019, 7-10pm, at The Bush Theatre, 281 Kingsland Rd. Sensational line up of Drag King superstars, presenting the acclaimed BOiBOX night starring CLAY TAURUS, MARNIE SCARLET, RICHARD MELANIN THE THIRD and SIGI MOONLIGHT! Hosted by Dynamite Drag Duo Adam All + Apple Derrieres.
April 25, 2019, 7:30pm at location to be sent by email or 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 in all.
April 26, 2019, 10pm-2am. Night of Drag, Dancing and Debauchery! Pitching some of the best drag and cabaret talent in London against each other, TEAM LAME + TEAM CYBIL will fight it out to see who will win the coveted BABY WARS Trophy! Shows from Baby Lame, Cybil War and guests… PLUS filthy pop played in the basement and DJ The Nightbus to keep you dancing till you drop!
April 26, 2019, 10pm-3am at THICC London at Hanger, 2-18 Warburton Rd. Satisfy your appetite for all things queer and curvy! Come in fun femme fantasy LIVE YOUR BEARBIE FANTASY! Be whatever you want to be, with Juicy gogo dancers, pop up drag shows from FREIDA SLAVES!, sweet treats, and DJs such as TETE Bang that will keep you dancing all night long! LET'S CELEBRATE BODY POSITIVITY!
April 27, 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.
May 2, 2019, 8-10:30pm. An unapologetic hootenanny of fundraising, taking the absolute mick out of Crystal Lubrikunt and tearing each other to shreds! Hosted by Crystal Lubrikunt. Starring: HERR, Chiyo, Joe Sutherland, Taylor Trash, Fagulous, and Cilly Black. Minimum Cash Donation Entry of £10 to benefit the Albert Kennedy Trust, the national LGBTQ+ youth homelessness charity.
May 2, 2019 at 6:30-9:30pm at The Grand, 21-25 Saint John's Hill. Two amazing RuPauls Drag Race queens together for a magical show, direct from the hit movie BURLESQUE. A cabaret/drag/burleqsue show featururing performances plus Chad Michaels as Cher and Farrah Moan as Christina. A fully produced show with a full cast of performers and dancers. 5pm VIP FARRAH + CHAD MEET + GREET.
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.
May 4, 2019, 10pm. Fun Bolly-Fusion Dance Class followed by Bollywood to Hollywood LGBT-Only Party. Spin Around the World Bollywood, Bhangra, Arabic + Dancefloor Delights! World's Biggest LGBT Club for Eastern flavours/ Western classics. Jason Kwan perfformance. DJs Ritu + Dilz fly you around the world in 80 tunes -sizzling Bollywood Indian Glitter, Bhangra, Arabic, RnB! Next: Jun 1.
May 6, 17, 27, 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 his BEEFMINCE debut, Simon_M will join them behind the RVT decks.
May 10, 2019, 7pm-2am at SET, 27a Dalston Lane. Partying on the road until a permanent home is found. Celebrate/ centre womxn, non-binary + QTPOC performers and DJs! Drag King performances hosted by Prinx Silver, starring: Zayn Phallic, Mark Anthony, Clay Taurus, Beau Jangles, Bee' Jamming. 10pm DJ sets: Nadine Artois of Pxssy Palace, TrYb of Batty Mama, ARUN of Pxssy Palace
May 13 - June 1, 2019, 9pm at Soho Theatre (final 4 dates 9:15pm at Leicester Square Theatre). Deliciously dark showbiz satire w/ queens in roles they were born to play: undead Beverly Hills rivals Madeleine Ashton and Helen Sharp, (originally made famous by Goldie Hawn and Meryl Streep). The world’s “oldest young drag queens” defy natural law before your very eyes.
May 16, 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.
May 17, 2019, 9pm. A coalition of chaos! JOHNNY BONES strutts their toxic stuff to the sounds of DJs FANNAR + JACOB ARIA to stage a late night drag mutiny! Hazardous pop-up mayhem with a 2-floor nuclear banger of a qwerty dance party 'til 2am. NO SPICE GIRLS ALLOWED! Only hard bitten, fabulosity and snag-nailed delusion aloud witchez! Uh oh, you're in TROUBLE!
May 17, 2019, 9am-10pm. London weekend conference of panels, workshops, art, films & discussion for sex workers and allies. There will be a party! Please check back or click attending on Facebook page to get notifications of updated details, announced panellists, and ticket releases.
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!
June 22, 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.
June 29, 2019, 10pm-6am. Uncensored! Main Room/ Hard On Mirror Arch/ Locker Room/ Cruize Maze/ Play Areas/ Fantasy Rooms. DJs + Shows TBA. Hosts + GoGos. 18+ event.
June 28, 2019, 12pm. We were marginalized to a dive bar by our own community, families and society. Do you see much space 50 years after Stonewall Inn was defended by the homeless community? We still have no place in the modern LGBT movement. Our ongoing message to Pride London: Will you provide free, safe, sober space for homeless, POC, sex workers and trans people? See links at:
July 6, 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:
July 12, 2019, 10pm-3:30am. 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 Kelly (PINK GLOVE) and special guests.
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.
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: