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Gay London

Compassionate, brash, & political
Billy Elliot the Musical

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.

www.victoriapalacetheatrelondon.info
Films, Events, Festivals, Exhibitions, Shop...
BFI Southbank programme

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.

whatson.bfi.org.uk
Independent Theatres in London
Off West End

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.

www.offwestend.com
The UK’s hottest Friday party!
Men Inc.

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!

twitter.com/MenIncClub
"Britain's Biggest Gay Friday Nighter Is Now Even Bigger"
G-A-Y Camp Attack

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.

www.heavennightclub-london.com
Protocol rooms at Fire - intimate dungeon - state of the art sound & lights
A:M After Hours

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.

www.facebook.com/AMafterhours
Happiness. Every Saturday morning in Vauxhall
Wrong! at Union

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.

www.facebook.com/wrongvauxhall
One club fits all - party for bears
XXL Parties

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.

www.xxl-london.com
Weekly rave ups at a Bethnal Green strip club
Savage

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.

www.facebook.com/SavageClubNight
Tourist or regular locals, all are welcome
Buff Naked Saturdays, Sundays & Wednesdays

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.

www.ma1.co.uk
A Queer Pulp / Indie / Post Punk / New Wave Disco
PINK GLOVE - queer disco for common people

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.

www.facebook.com/events/1671956593070615
At Heaven Under the Arches
G-A-Y Saturdays

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.

www.heavennightclub-london.com
leather, uniform, rubber, industrial, skinhead, sports, boots, jocks, naked
SBN + NBN (Stark Bollock Naked)

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:

jamiehp.co.uk
London's sexiest new weekly Sunday afternoon cruise party
Joxx

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!

www.facebook.com/events/535922696751750
Every Sunday at the RVT
Sunday Socials

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.

www.rvt.org.uk
The Sunday stallion serves up genius disco to dancefloor believers
Horse Meat Disco

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.

www.eaglelondon.com
Across 3 rooms at London’s legendary & world famous nightclub
Popcorn at Heaven

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:

popcorn-heaven.com
For men who are into corporal punishment
Club CP

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!

www.clubcp.com
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G-A-Y Porn Idol

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 pornidol@g-a-y.co.uk to enter a future contest.

www.heavennightclublondon.com
London's biggest/ best alternative festive show -Book now while you still can...
Mother Goose Cracks One Out!

Ongoing through January 12, 2019, 7:30pm. The next fabulously filthy adult panto: a much-loved, practically unknown fairy tale is transformed into a gloriously silly riot of laughter, romance and song. Kind-hearted Mother Goose and her son Gay Tommy live in poverty in Rugburn. They find a magic goose who lays golden eggs - and so begins the battle for Mother Goose's soul!

abovethestag.ticketsolve.com/shows/873584873/events/128444303
At Sadlers Wells - Flagship modern dance company
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake - New Adventures

Ongoing through  January 27, 2018, 7:30pm at Rosebery Ave. Premiered in 1995, now firmly established as a modern day classic, and best-known for replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble. Bourne blends dance, humor and spectacle with extravagant, award-winning designs. "Powerful, entertaining and visually splendid" -TIME OUT

www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2018/matthew-bournes-swan-lake
Underwear/ Naked Night
Cum in Your Pants

January 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 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: Feb 5, 12....

jamiehp.co.uk/whats-on
Join us as we see in the New Year in style for WE Party NYD
WE Party: GYM - NYD Special

January 1, 2019, 6pm-3am at The Grand, 21- 25 St John's Hill, Clapham Junction. DJs David Leroy
Steve Pitron, We Party Superstar Sebastien Triumph, Fabio Luigi. Hosted by JJ Clark + Diego Barros. Promoted by Alfonso Cinque. Followed by Orange Afterparty at Fire Club London.

www.facebook.com/events/260899231446084
Twist kicks off 2019 the only way we know how!
Twist NYD 2019

January 1, 2019, 10am-7pm. Celebrating 20 years of Hard House, James Nardi special 1 off Hard House DJ set. Nothing but the best new music all day long. Main Room: James Nardi - 20 years of Hard House,Frank Farrell, Paul Batten, Jake Martin, Shortfuze, Aaron James, Pixiee, Wayne German, Seanie Jackson. Test Lab: Ostyn + Matt Cox, The Kat, Ben Vennard, Joe Swales, Karl Davies, Tom Revans.

www.facebook.com/events/200853937375528
Every TUE night/ WED morning thru March 27, 2019
It's A House Party, YO!

January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019, 1-9am (TUE/WED). 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 Oct 24th, with residents Emma Yasumi, G Belmonte, Jefferson Souza, OLIV3R and Sofi Canter - plus each week featured special guest! Next: Feb 6th.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/WeAre10BLondon/events
Official WE Party Gym Afterparty
Orange

January 2, 2019, 2am Wednesday morning until late. The legendary party, at the Fire complex. DJs Yvette Lindquist, Arnaldo Novais, and Lee Harris. Hosts: Glendora & James. Promoted by Alfonso Cinque.

orangenation.co.uk
London's best vegan street food market Saturday 11am - 4pm
Hackney Downs Vegan Market

January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018, 11am-4pm at VENN STREET MARKET. Eat drink and live like you give a shit! Delicious comfort foods from the finest collection of vegan traders in London every weekend! The original and best community market - free entry. See Fat Gay Vegan. Next: Feb 2, 9...

www.facebook.com/events/454683435033075
The UK's Largest Naked Party
TFN - Totally Fekking Nude

January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019, 9pm-2am. A totaly fun naked party. Large bar. Wet zone. Play rooms/ cabins/ showers/ pool. Lounge area. Clothing-check area. Saturdays each month. Next: Feb 2, 9...

jamiehp.co.uk/whats-on
Bollywood, Bhangra, Arabic and Dance music LGBTQ Party Nights since 1995!
Club Kali - Welcome 2019 Party

January 5, 2018, 10pm-3am, 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! Next: Feb 2nd - LGBTHistoryMonth Celebration.

clubkali.com
Men + women both welcome
Beyond

January 6, 2019, 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.

jamiehp.co.uk/whats-on
Every Sunday Naked + Underwear Parties by Jamie HP
SBN - Stark Bollock Naked + NBN - Nearly Bollock Naked

January 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, 2-10pm. With 5pm weekly Live Duo stage acts: Dante Lucas + James Bennett. 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: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24...

jamiehp.co.uk/whats-on
At the capital's premier fetish venue
JOXXX Sunday

January 6, 13, 20, 27, 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!

www.facebook.com/pg/joxxclub/events
Where the Community share what’s on with the Community that is there!
Bar Wotever January!

January 8, 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. Next: Jan 15th - Sarah Houbolt, Soroya Marchelle, and Jonny Collins; Jan 22nd - Busty+Ginger, Clay Taurus and more. Jan 29th - Shakona Fire, Sarah Houbolt, and Caroline Smiling.

www.facebook.com/pg/BarWotever/events
The painter, sculptor and performer annihilates his own identity
Olivier de Sagazan - Transfiguration

January 10-11, 2019. With clay and paint he become a living artwork. At once grotesque puppet and puppeteer he morphs from human to animal to astonishing hybrid creatures. His transformations veer from deeply moving to dark and disquieting. A different meaning to the notion of life; captivating, disturbing, moving insights into possibilities and unpredicatbilities of who we really are.

www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2019/olivier-de-sagazan-transfiguration
Hosted by QUEER and Paper Dress Vintage
Queer

January 11, 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 first QUEER this year: Queer DIY, Queercore, 90s Alt/Britpop, Riot Grrl, indie, 60s girl groups, northern soul, 80s rock/synth pop.

www.facebook.com/events/2200573633532655
Every Friday
Brüt London

January 11, 18, 25, 2018, 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: Feb 1st.

www.facebook.com/pg/brutclub/events
Our sensational Friday night party
Trouble at The Glory!

January 11, 2019, 9pm. With non-stop scene DJs pumping tunes on both floors, drag shows, special guests, all your favourite faces and gorgeous drinks in London’s favourite party pub! Featuring A Man To Pet, Crystal Beth and Fannar (MEAT). Drag Show Party Delirium a go-go. Free before 10pm.

www.theglory.co/events/trouble-with-a-man-to-pet
Knock it up a notch at our notorious and often naughty Funky A:M night affair!
A:M After Hours

January 11, 19, 25, 2019. Weekly 11pm-10am Friday night/ Saturday morning 18+ event at Protocol. Stripped down underground vibe, 2 rooms, different music styles. London’s longest running after-hours party. Nov 2nd DJs Sordid Soundz, Arnaldo Novais, and Lee Harris deliver A:M HOUSE. A:M Tech: DJs Summer Ghemati + Yvette Lindquist. Promoter: Zach Burns. £5-8.

orangenation.co.uk/events-and-tickets
Play by Howard Walters
Extra Virgin

January 13 - 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.

abovethestag.ticketsolve.com/shows/873600552
Hosted by Eagle London and Horse Meat Disco
Horse Meat Disco: Severino All Night Long

January 13, 2019, 8pm-3am. After his barnstormin' all night last month Severino is back for another start to finish set this Sunday at Horse Meat! Dust off the disco shoes and start 2019 as you mean to go on: having a ball! Next date: Jan 20th, 8pm Filthy Horse Meat Disco at the Eagle, with HMD resident Luke Howard.

www.facebook.com/events/2247623602164449
Jason Prince returns to claim his crown as ‘King of Vauxhall’
Orange - Jason’s Jukebox

January 14, 21, 2019, 12-7am Wednesday morning. The legendary party, at the Fire complex. Jason, with his ‘sisters’ Glendora and James Herne, plus DJ Matty Bee, bring a new remix room to the legendary long-running house night. Pride’s Got Talent winner LMR will perform. With weekly celebrity guests, live PA’s and the best Klubkidz Kewl pop Choons…

jamiehp.co.uk/whats-on
Putting the most notorious gay hook-up app into the exaggerated world of opera
Grindr: The Opera! - by Erik Ransom

January 17 - 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.

abovethestag.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598506
A men-only event
Edge Without Reason

January 18, 2019, 8-11pm at The Blue Door, 31b Chapel Pl, Chapel Market, Angel. Boy Toys arrive first to be bound at milking stations around the dungeon 7:30pm. Hands arrive after to find the toys in place at 8pm - to touch, to tease and to torture.

jamiehp.co.uk/whats-on
The stampede returns to The RVT again for our first party of 2019
BEEFMINCE at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern

January 18, 2019, 10pm-4am. Another BIG serving of BEEFMINCE! - our 3rd anniversary at The RVT! Resident DJs SILVERHOOK and CACTUSHEAD will deliver their eclectic sets of dirty beats and remixes. After 2am, they will hand over the decks to the super-talented CHRIS BROGAN!

www.facebook.com/events/2262430864035441
OMG sis we are back!
OPULENCE VI: Queer Techno Party

January 18, 2019, 10pm-4am at Five Miles, 39b Markfield Rd. Queer Teccno Party. Happy 2019! Come show us how u are storming into the new year -- feel your oats! With Josh Caffe, Karen Wilkins, and Dr Mxxre. Door heaux: Oscar King + Daniel Brathwaite-Shirley.

www.facebook.com/events/330677927772182
10 YEARS OF VFD: A DECADE OF DEBAUCHERY!
VFD'S 10!

January 19, 2019, 8pm-3am. If you've ever been to VFD (or think you might have been but it's a bit hazy) then YOU'RE INVITED. Femmetopia is VFD's twice-monthly utopian club-night and art collective for queer femmes and their friends. WE HAVE COME TO BUILD PARADISE IN HELL!

www.facebook.com/events/259036804765776
Private Party for fit guys, all ages - Stallions, Stable Lads & Mares
Horse Fair

January 19, 2019, 9pm-2am. Willing mares offer themselves to stallions without ever seeing their faces. In order 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: Feb 7th, at Brighton Sauna.

jamiehp.co.uk/whats-on
Rubber Party - All Fetishes Welcome
Hard On

Januarty 19, 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/ Aymeric Deville. Next dates: February 16th + March 16th.

www.hardonclub.co.uk
LSFF 2019: E German filmmakers explore the ephemeral and the forgotten
Behind The Wall: Phantoms - SHORT FILMS FROM THE GDR

January 20, 2019, 1-3pm. In Why Make a Film About These People? Thomas Heise documents lives of disenfranchised and impoverished youth who mischievously terrorise Prenzlaur Berg. In Nude Photography, Helke Misselwitz highlights Gundula Schulze works and intimacy with her subjects. Eduard Schreiber searches Berlin for last remnants of Jewish culture in Traces.

www.facebook.com/events/2031456873557488
Hosted by The Grand and KLUB KIDS UK
KLUB KIDS London presents THE PARTY MONSTER BALL 3

January 21, 2019 at 8:30-11pm at The Grand, 21-25 Saint John's Hill. Touring five amazing queens, for the biggest ever Klub Kids Party Monster Ball - Only at THE CLAPHAM GRAND - hosted by DJ ANDYREW w/ Kameron Michaels, Blair St. Clair, Detox, Kimora Blac, and Laila Mcqueen. An ages 16+ event.

www.facebook.com/events/317788752388112
“London’s answer to Edinburgh’s Fringe” - Time Out
Vault Festival 2019

January 23 - 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 - stay tuned for future announcements:

vaultfestival.com/whats-on
Britain’s leading gay sketch troupe
Sex Shells January Show

January 26, 2019, 8pm. The Sex Shells have had a monthly residency of sell-out shows at The Glory for over two years now! Get in quick if you want to discover what all the fuss is about – at this – their first show of 2019! Expect pop spoofs, musical rewrites and lashes of sass.

www.theglory.co/events/sex-shells-january-show-2
For the very first time, trough takes 2 venues to celebrate our 2nd birthday
Trough London - 2nd Birthday

January 26, 2019, 10pm-6am. Lightbox (main danceroom). Protocol (exhibition / chill / dance). DJs:
Massimo Paramour (Trade - London), Tony Bruno (Revolver - Berlin), PistolPete (My Pleasure - Madrid). Come and celebrate two years of treats, trade + techno. Free entry to Beyond so you can continue partying!

www.facebook.com/events/338788986912420
A Spunktackular Event
Fitladz - The Grey Trackies Ball 2019

January 26, 2019, 10pm-5am. The annual Grey Trackies Ball 2019! Wear yours and get in FREE before 11pm. The UK’s no.1 scally, chav, sportswear packed dance/ cruise fest! DJ Juliano Juliano provides the sexy sounds while you dance and discover the cruise zones and darkrooms!

www.facebook.com/events/2115428318769056
Saturday Dancehall Disko last Satuday of every month at Union
Bootylicious

January 26, 2019, 11pm-6am. 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: Feb 23rd; Mar 30th.

www.bootylicious-club.co.uk
Bollywood, Bhangra, Arabic and Dance music LGBTQ Party Nights since 1995!
Club Kali - LGBT History Month Party in the City!

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!

clubkali.com
Celebrating my 80th birthday by touring a new solo show to theatres I know well
Ian McKellen on Stage

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."

abovethestag.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598994
Dating in 2018 is a total disaster! Super fun and funny 60-min make-out session
James Barr: Thirst Trap

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.

abovethestag.ticketsolve.com/shows/873600951
A Queer Pulp / Indie / Post Punk / New Wave disco
Pink Glove

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.

www.facebook.com/events/376030936307111
One of the biggest and best gay parties on the planet
WE Party London

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.

orangenation.co.uk/events-and-tickets
Some of the hottest queer artists on the London cabaret scene right now
Vault Festival: Bar Wotever Bonanza

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!

www.facebook.com/events/1272499946226019
Forging exciting new collaborations & creating inventive new projects
BalletBoyz - Them/Us

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.

www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2019/balletboyz-them-us
The Japanese taiko drumming troupe makes their way back to London
Yamato - Passion

March 12-31, 2019. With Odaiko traditional drums used in Shinto rituals, weighing 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.

www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2019/yamato-passion
33rd BFI London
FLARE | London LGBT Film Festival 2019

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:

www.bfi.org.uk/flare
One of the largest film festivals in the UK
East End Film Festival

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.

www.eastendfilmfestival.com
Celebrating the best of British Porn - Sponsored by ApplyToModel.com & Prowler S
Prowler European Porn Awards 2019

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.

www.facebook.com/prowlerawards
Pride: Celebrating Our Achievements Together
London Pride Festival 2019

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.

events.prideinlondon.org
The 10th Anniversary - Hosted by RECON.COM
London Fetish Week 2019

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:

www.fetishweek.com
Fetish Week London celebrates its 10-year anniversary
Recon London Fetish Week

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:

www.facebook.com/events/301055253954181
A passionate and contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic love story
Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet - New Adventures

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,

https://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2019/matthew-bournes-romeo-and-juliet
The 63rd
BFI London Film Festival 2019

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:

www.bfi.org.uk/lff
Clothing-Optional fashion & flesh - Now in its 8th year
West End Bares

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.

www.madtrust.org.uk/event/west-end-bares
Platform for queer artists from diverse backgrounds - ‘OUT [in the Margins]’
GFest – Gaywise FESTival

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:

www.gaywisefestival.org.uk
At venues across East London
Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Festival

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.

www.fringefilmfest.com
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Above The Stag’s award-winning Christmas show
Pinocchio - No Strings Attached!

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.

abovethestag.ticketsolve.com/shows/873599738/events/128830597
showcases the whole spectrum of creative animation; animation is for everyone...
London International Animation Festival

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.

www.liaf.org.uk