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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.
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.
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.
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!
"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.
Protocol rooms at Fire - intimate dungeon - state of the art sound & lights

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.
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.
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.
Weekly rave ups at a Bethnal Green strip club

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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
London's sexiest new weekly Sunday afternoon cruise 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 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.
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.
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:
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!
Enter by email
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 to enter a future contest.
Wednesdays through May 29th
Magick Carpet

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 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 venue for May TBA. By 10B, Down The Rabbit Hole and Northern Impact (Bulgaria via Norway).
The Crystal Lubrikunt Charity Roast

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.
Need more Queer in your K-Hole?
Queeroke with Lewis G Burton!

May 2, 2019, 8pm-2am. High priestess of Inferno and East London's most recognisable drag monstrosity, Lewis G Burton is back at The Karaoke Hole for QUEEROKE! Whether you want to scream away to Avril Lavigne, Good Charlotte and Blink 182 or just dive in with all the camp classics, Lewis G Burton will be on hand to QUEER YOU UP honey! Free Entry All Night.
The Scum rises for more femme fronted fury hosted by the unfathomable RODENT
SISSY - SCUM // Vol. 2

May 2, 2019, 8pm-12am. VFD’s live-art cabaret showcasing experimental performance from London’s new queer talent of underrepresented trans, femme and non-binary artists and their allies - taking risks + causing chaos! The non-binary performance artist and manic-cryptid-dream-babe w/ BAE SHARAM, ELLIS D, SHAKONA FIRE, ASHER FYNN. Slither on down to VFD and dive in headfirst.
Hosted by KLUB KIDS UK - Early show - ages 14+
Klub Kids presents Burlesque - LONDON

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.
Home away from home for disco queens, rock chicks and indie gays
Homo Superior May

May 3, 2019 (TBC), 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 performances TBA. Fix your mug + hair, come to the Chat - let’s have a Kiki!
Every Friday - plus XXXtra Saturday in March
Brüt London

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 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 LCB, Rob C, Ross Jones, Juliano Juliano. Dark cruise areas and outdoor smoking terrace. General admission £10.
A match made in foodie heaven!
Fat Gay Vegan at Venn Street Market

May 4, 11, 18, 25, 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.
One of the most popular Twist parties is coming back for 2019
Twistory - 2wenty9ineteen

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.
OMG - we're officially old! On May 4th, we turn FIVE! Eek!
Mariah & Friendz: 5th Birthday Bash!

May 4, 2019, 9pm-2am. Bucketloads of queer performance, banging bops and over the top LOLs (and yes, even some Mariah Carey)! Welcome to "the best damn drag-circus-burlesque show in town!" (Time Out). Hostess BABY LAME plus CRYSTAL (BETH), AURORA GALORE, BARBS, JOE KEELEY, FREIDA SLAVES, PETIT LAME, and DRASTIK MEASURES.
Knock it up a notch at our notorious and often naughty Funky A:M night affair!

May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2019, 11pm-10am weekly Friday night/ Saturday morning 18+ event at Protocol. Stripped down underground vibe, 2 rooms, different music styles. London’s longest running after-hours party. DJs Sordid Soundz, Arnaldo Novais, and Lee Harris deliver A:M HOUSE. A:M Tech: DJs Summer Ghemati + Yvette Lindquist.
The Chateau’s flagship Queer Performance Party is back every 1st Saturday

May 4, 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 Jason Kwan Music, LIV WYNTER, ASIS D'ORANGE, Virgin Xtravaganzah, PLUS DJ Mwen.
The jewel in The Glory's performance crown is back...
Glory Lates - Big Gay Songbook

May 4, 2019, 9pm-1am. Saturday night two floor disco w/ DJs SHAY MALT (ADONIS) + JACOB ARIA; LIVE downstairs with JONNY WOO and RUDI DOUGLAS.. BIG GAY SONGBOOK sing-a-long LOL-fest with a new repertoire of songs to scream along to. Get down early to fight for space - one of our best shows and it's a bank holiday weekend to boot!
The UK's Largest Naked Party
TFN - Totally Fekking Nude

May 4, 11, 18, 25, 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: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 ....
Put it in your diaries ladz....
Fitladz - The May Bonk Holiday Spunktacular!

May 4, 2019, 10pm-5am. Dance and cruise party attracting the fittest crowd in town and the sexiest ladz from across the UK, the infamous Bonk Holiday Spunktacular with cruise zones and darkrooms! DJ Juliano Juliano provides the sexy sounds.
The World’s Biggest LGBT Club where Eastern beats blend with Western classics..
Club Kali Bank Holiday Party

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.
Mixed Men/Women Dance Party

May 5, 12, 19, 26 + June 2, 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.
Hosted by A Man To Pet and Dalston Superstore
Basic Boys Brunch plus Birthday

May 5, 2019, 12-4pm. 10 years of DALSTON SUPERSTORE big party to start early with A MAN TO PET + BASIC BOYS. What kind of queer doesn't want to eat brunch with a sexy dancer on the side, plus music sounds and vocals by Pet? A Brunch to not miss!
Every Sunday Naked + Underwear Parties by Jamie HP
SBN - Stark Bollock Naked + NBN - Nearly Bollock Naked

May 5 + 6, 12, 19, 26, 2019, 2-10pm. With 5pm weekly Live Duo stage acts. Plus MayDay Bank Holiday Monday 2-8pm Special. 3 arches of fun - Interior play zones of iron and steel provide hours of fun and exploration for guys to cruise + outdoor area. Cum play with 400+ guys every week - the UK’s Largest Naked Party from 2 pm or join the fun 6-10pm in underwear. Next dates: Jun 2 + 9.
It's our 10th BIRTHDAY, we'll cry if we want to...
10 Queer Years

May 5, 2019, 4pm-5am. Laser pit: Honey Dijon, Dan Beaumont, Wes Baggaley, Hannah Holland, and Josh Caffe. Bar: Michelle Manetti, Jeffrey Hinton, Jonjo Jury DJ, Rachael, Chaka Khan't, Gay Garage, Stav Bee, Mikki Most, and Will Cozforg. Room 3: SorryNotSorry Sundays, Chester, Nic Fisher, and Fannar Sveinn Gudmundsson. Hosts: Little Gay Brother, Finn Love, RhyssPieces, and Georgie Bee.
At the capital's premier fetish venue
JOXXX Sunday

May 5, 12, 19, 26, 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!
London queer disco-giants Horse Meat Disco + Savage Disco swap clubs & nights
Horse Meat Disco

May 5, 2019, 8pm-4am. The notorious HMD May Bank Holiday with resident DJs James Hillard, Luke Howard and Severino!. FB
Adonis May Bank Holiday All Day, All Night!

May 5, 2019, 10pm-6am at The Cause, Down Lane Studios, Ashley House, Ashley Rd. Four dance floors and outdoor stage featuring: LAKUTI, OMER, BRAWTHER, VOLTE-FACE, GINA BREEZE, GRACE SANDS, ELLES, JONJO JURY, SUPER DRAMA, N-GYNN, and SHAY MALT plus guests TBA. DARKROOM. ALL WELCOME.
Squeezing every last bit of fun out of your weekend!

May 5, 2019. 11pm. 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.
The stampede returns to The RVT
BEEFMINCE at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern

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.
Underwear/ Naked Night
Cum in Your Pants

May 7, 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 14, 21, 28....
Where the Community share what’s on with the Community that is there!
Bar Wotever May!

May 7, 14, 21, 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 until Midnight. May 7th + 14th - Rubyyy Jones w/ Mysti Vine (7th) + Cerise Rei (14th); Rubyyy Jones' Queerlesque w/ Onyx Fatale (21st). See:
Multidisciplinary queer performance tracing the ancientness of queer identity
Oberon White presents: Winegod

May 7, 2019, 7:30-10:30pm. Contemporary ritual/ language: experimental electronic music, virtuosic vocals, original text, exploring unity as living, fleshy beings on an increasingly fragile globe. The deification of what cannot be said, The familial wound, The hole in the head, The tunnel, in the hollow, in the hole, in the gap, The following back to tangled spools of thread...
Hosted by RODENT and The Karaoke Hole
I'M NOT OKhole! with RODENT

May 9, 2019, 8pm-2am. The Karaoke spectacular no one asked for is back! Rodent takes over the Karaoke Hole w/ a night of emo, 00s nonsense! Join ur favourite loud-mouth rat bag and East London ne'er-do-well and come wail ur angst away at this critical workshop on how to clear a dance floor - with all the miserable pop punk anthems you need to relive ur emo tween dreamzzzz.
Brought to you by Friends of the Joiners Arms
Lèse Majesté II

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
Homostash is back with their celebration of fem(ininity)!
Homostash - Fem edition - GUEST DJ DK (Athens)

May 10, 2019, 9pm-3am. Two floors of wild fun! Upstairs groovy disco dance music w/ DJs Pavliné, Fannar, and sexy guuurl Aamyko. Host/ gogo boy DAN McBRIDE. Basement Techno/Tech House DJs DK! + Tafkanik. Can’t grow a moustache? We've got plenty of fake ones! All welcome: homos, boys, girls, inbetweenies, and homo sapiens.
Uh oh, you're in TROUBLE! Friday's come along, an gonna burst yer bubble…
Trouble with Cassandra

May 10, 2019, 10pm-2am. A coalition of chaos: CASSANDRA strutts their toxic stuff to the sounds of DJ's PRINCESS JULIA & DANCE ARMSTRONG as they 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!
A space for everyone to feel welcome and loved
Daddy Issues London 3rd Birthday

May 11, 2019, 10pm-3am. Daddy Is back in London at a new bigger space: two rooms featuring DJs Mark Louque, Jon Arnold, Jerome Slesinski, Borja Peña, Tamer Wilde, James Egan and special guest TBA. Gogos Cocokolin Vladimir Darling + Sean O'Flanagan. Retro, pop, disco, RnB; electronic house, disco, techno by fresh UK/ EU/ US producers, plus classics to school the kids.
Drag parody of Death Becomes Her
Peaches Christ’s Drag Becomes Her Tour

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

May 16, 2019. Celebrating the best of British Porn - Sponsored by + Prowler Soho. Featuring the cream of European gay porn. Past year: after-party w/ music-meister ChiChi LaRue. See ProwlerPornAwards site for details.
Expect some mediocre costume changes and multiple failed attempts at games
Haus of Slopulence + Get On Stage Or Shut Up!

May 16, 2019, 9pm-2am. With Lily Seabream, Jacob Aria, Jo Alloway, Waseem Akbar, and Senan Shamkhi. May 3rd, 7pm: Get On Stage Or Shut Up! The most infamous gob in Dalston; Miss Craig, is BACK! So come and have 17 G&T's with her to celebrate her return! She will try to sing some songs, but if you wanna just get drunk and then push her off the stage then thats fine too!
Sex Worker Advocacy and Resistance Movement
SWARM 10 Year Anniversary Conference

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.
Sensational Friday night party - Hosted by The Glory
Trouble with Johnny Bones

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!
Party bigger and harder than ever!BRAND NEW LOOK. SAME SHIT NIGHT!
Shit Hot Shit Pop // the MAYjor edition

May 17, 2019, 10pm-3am. Theme: MAYjor Mayday prizes for best lewk, come dressed to impress as your fave May: Theresa May, MAYjor Tom, MAY poles, MAY day riots, Call me MAYbe and John MAYjor - you can’t go far wrong - MAYbe she’ll snap. The messiest talented East London artistes + fun surprises. Start your Eurovision weekend at VFD and dance yourself shitty to shit hot queens.
Private Party for fit guys, all ages - Stallions, Stable Lads & Mares
Horse Fair

May 18, 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: June 8th.
Rubber Party - All Fetishes Welcome
Hard On

May 18, 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. Hard Show w/ Rocco Steele. May 26th, 10pm-7am Hard On vs XXL Bear Pride at Pulse w/ DJs Tony Latex.
National Art Center, Tokyo + Organisation for the Promotion of Manga and Anime
Manga マンガ

May 23 - August 26, 2019. A graphic world where art and storytelling collide; the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan. Immersive and playful, it explores manga’s global appeal and cultural crossover: original Japanese manga and its worldwide influence. To include homoerotic books: Poe Clan (Moto Hagio); and The Poem of Wind and Trees (Keiko Takemiya).
The fabulous gay musical sketch comedy troupe in a BRAND NEW SHOW
Sex Shells: Selfish Beaches

May 23 + 25, 2019, 7:30pm. More sweat-licking, gooch-tingling, botty-riveting, aunt-rattling GOLD-PLATED TRUFFLE SLUT PIGGERY THAN EVER BEFORE! With their signature mix of songs, sketches, satire, sex, and sequins, the Shells are slinking out of the chill out and into the heart of the nation’s trousers.
The biggest fetish party of the May bank holiday weekend
Recon London

May 24, 2019, 10pm-6am. All fetish dress codes: Sports, Rubber, Leather, Uniform, Skinhead. No streetwear! FIRE arches play spaces, a few surprises, plus the usual spaces for piss, fist and pup lovers; maze darkroom, dance floor, chill-out areas. Dance and play to music provided by 4 top London DJs. Recon
Hosted by DJ Tony Bruno + TROUGH London
Trough London - May Bank Holiday

May 25, 2019, 10pm-6am at Corsica Studios, Units 4/5, Elephant Rd. DJs: MASSIMO PARAMOUR + TONY BRUNO + more. XXX-Rated AREA + OUTDOOR AREA. Named after a vessel pigs drink from; jocks, bears, hunks, beards, queers, twinks and in-betweeners - one pretty mess on the dancefloor each month.
Saturday Dancehall Disko last Satuday of every month at Union

May 25, 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.
Last Thurday each month
H-Partyboys - Pool Party LONDON

May 30 + June 27, 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!
Another evening of eyebrow-raising and heart-lifting Drag King Cabaret
BOiBOX - Friday Feeling!

May 31, 2019, 7-10pm, The Bush Theatre, 281 Kingsland Rd. Sensational line up of Drag King superstars, presenting the acclaimed BOiBOX night starring BEAU JANGLES, CHRISTIAN ADORE, LIL TEST EASE, and PRINX SILVER!. Hosted by Gin & Tonic, Cabaret Cocktail, ADAM ALL, and APPLE DERRIERES.
A Queer Pulp / Indie / Post Punk / New Wave disco
Pink Glove

June 1, 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:
Bollywood, Bhangra, Arabic and Dance music LGBTQ Party Nights since 1995!
Club Kali Summer Special for Summer!

June 1, 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!
Summer's coming. Preparing something extra sweet for all your pretty peaches!
The Bitten Peach - Summer Fruits

June 6, 2019, 7pm-12am at Looking Glass, 49 Hackney Rd. Assorted succulent Summer Fruits: cool/ refreshing, hot/ spicy, ripe/ ready to satisfy a hunger for fabulous Asian cabaret! Also celebrating a Bitten Peach founder's birthday! ShayShay will turn 28 - bring a (gluten-free) fruitcake for the ol' fruitcake! Starring: ShayShay, Lilly SnatchDragon, Evelyn Carnate and more acts.
Pop culture celebration that unites people through music, fashion & acceptance
Mighty Hoopla 2019

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!
Men only. Changing facilities.

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.
Who started our revolution? HOMELESS QUEERS!

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:
Something For Everyone
Sex Circus - 5th Birthday

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.
Pride: Celebrating Our Achievements Together
London Pride Festival 2019

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.
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:
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:
A night of eighties synthpop, new wave and trash from Tom of Swindon & Mike Kell
Frankie Goes To Vauxhall

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.
Hosted by RECON - Fetish Week London 2019
Full Fetish

July 13, 2019, 10pm-6am, venue TBA. The main party of FWL2019, and the biggest Recon event all year - the one party that everything builds towards - open to ALL dress codes. Be strict with your gear or risk being turned away at the door. More information soon about this party, but expect Full Fetish madness, with some added twists and surprises.
An absurd character comedy about hypocrisies, contradictions and confusions
Bareback - Playmill Festival

July 17-18, 2019, 9:30pm. What is sex? From a young age we are told ridiculous, untrue and damaging things; what we should be doing, but not how, nor how to feel. Two Oxford Revue alumni bring to life an absurd onstage universe populated by characters who have shaped their (mis)understandings of sex and sexuality. An attempt to unpack both universal and intensely personal themes.
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,
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:
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
“London’s answer to Edinburgh’s Fringe” - Time Out
Vault Festival 2020

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:
34th BFI London
FLARE | London LGBT Film Festival 2020

Late March, 2020. Eleven days of the best in new queer cinema each year from around the world. Opening and closing night, and the Accenture gala. See past year program, plus theme, schedules and venues for 2020 at website as announced: