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 email@example.com to enter a future contest.
Through 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.
Through 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).
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:
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 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: July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10 ....
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!
June 2, 2019, 12-4pm. How do you want your eggs in the morning? Defo not with A Man To Pet play ethnic music at the background. Maybe with some basic boy. Maybe with brushed wig. Maybe with some live interactions. Maybe none of the above. But for sure with fresh food...
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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: Jul 7, 14.
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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!
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019. 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.
June 4, 11, 18, 26, 2019, 1-9am. Every TUE night/ WED morning house/ techno for ravers/ dance floor warriors - good music/ friendly vibes/ laid-back mix. Emma Yasumi, G Belmonte, Oliv3r, Sofi Canter. Guests: Jun 4 Techno Takeover w/ Pierrot The Acid Clown, Konvic Panos Gkatsas; Jun 11 MKEY. Jun 18 Girls With Balls: Marcelina Wick, K Coleman, Viktoriya D. Jun 25 Gary Wilde, JK-R0bot.
June 4, 11, 18, 25, 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: July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6 ....
June 4, 11, 18, 25, 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. June 4th - Lolo Brow, Rudy Jeevanjee, Bar Wotever residents Cerise Rei + Shakona Fire. June 11th - Lolo Brow w/ Bar Wotever resident performer Crxmps, Tayris Mongardi, and TIN. See:
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.
June 7, 2019, 7:30-10pm. Queer performance art + cabaret at intimate London venues; get comfortable and celebrate/ embrace gender, sexuality, and love. A sit down Friday Night cabaret show with a bunch of great people and acts! Tonight; theme: Power & Pride - celebrating 50 years since the Stonewall riots.
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 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.
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.
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019, 10pm-5am at The Bunker/ East Bloc. The UK’s number 1 scally, chav & sportsgear dance and cruise party attracting the fittest crowd in town and the sexiest ladz from across the UK, with cruise zones, darkrooms, and sexy sounds.
June 7, 2019, 10pm-2am. A coalition of chaos: CASSANDRA strutts their toxic stuff to the sounds of DJs JACOB ARIA + GAFF E 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! Just hard bitten, fabulosity and snag-nailed delusion aloud witchez! Next: June 14th - Trouble with Barbs.
June 8, 15, 22, 29, 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.
June 8, 15, 22, 29 + July 6, 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.
June 8, 2019, noon-10pm, at Brockwell Park Gardens. The most fabulous of all the festivals, Mighty Hoopla is a queer pop focused celebration of trash, camp + drag! - The GUARDIAN. Free-spirited, relaxed, well organised... with tons of glitter and confetti, Mighty Hoopla is a triumph for London's festival scene. - ATTITUDE. Chaka Khan, Tove Lo, All Saints, Kate Nash.
June 8, 2019, noon-1pm at The Grand, 21-25 Saint John's Hill. MEET & GREET with Trinity The Tuck (This ticket does not include the show at Mighty Hoopla). Meet and greet starts at 12noon (The grand - Clapham Junction). Meet Trinity, take photographs, and purchase merchandise.
June 8, 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: July 4th - Horse Fair Brighton.
June 8, 2019, 9pm-4am. Hazell Dean is BACK once again - the Queen of Hi-NRG returns to the Cheer Up stage for the first time in three years to help celebrate our 7th birthday. Whatever you do wherever you go this Saturday be sure to end up at Eagle London for our POPTACULAR party - bringing you a night to celebrate the music of the Almighty Stock Aitken Waterman.
June 8, 2019, 10pm-3am. Daddy Is back in London at a new bigger space: two rooms featuring Italian Sensation M¥SS KETA joined by DJs Borja Peña + Tamer Wilde, plus the Daddy Issues Performers Queens and Gogo dancers. Retro, pop, disco, RnB; electronic house, disco, techno by fresh UK/ EU/ US producers, plus classics to school the kids.
June 9, 16, 23, 30 + July 7, 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.
June 9, 2019, 8pm-3am. The Queen of New York City returns to Horse Meat Disco on Sunday 9th June. James Hillard welcomes back the one and only Lady Bunny to The Eagle. Get there before she does, her entrance is something else... FB
June 10, 2019, 8pm. Full-blooded fairytale double-bill for grown-ups. Fierce, unflinching, darkly comedic. Ben Haggarty + Sarah Liisa Wilkinson stray from the path in the company of a young man seeking wisdom of a master and a young woman fleeing a father who has forgotten the rules. Both are leaving home forever. Mythic imagery, limb-loss, wild transformations; rules not broken lightly.
June 11, 2019, 7:30-9:30pm. Created from words of radical drag artist/ ACT-UP AIDS activist, one of the few Stonewall survivors. London launch upstairs at The Glory, Riot Act extracts w/ guest performances by: Laura Crowhurst, Rubyyy Jones, LaMont, Lavina Co-op, Marlow, and Paula Varjack. Legends + up-and-comers, live music, queerlesque, spoken word, performance poetry and drag.
June 13, 2019, 8pm-2:30am. After a slight (?) fall-out, drag double act Sam Reynolds + Oberon White duo host debut (!). Oddly enthusiastic Frenemies night of Love/Hate Karaoke! The sparring, purring pair sing choons from fave frenemies (Britney v Christina, Taylor v Katy, Gaga v Madonna), reluctant collabs a bit like our hosts (Whitney + Mariah).
June 14, 2019 at 7pm-3am. Bimini (Tommy Hibbitts) and Barbs (Dan McBride), East London’s infamous K List celebrities have filed for bankruptcy, escaped rehab, called up Satan and sold the last of their talentless souls to bring you a night of stupidity, chaos and LACROIX, Sweetie darlings. Come down to the campest hole in East London and release your inner fabulousness.
June 14, 2019, 10pm-2am. BARBS strutts their toxic stuff to the sounds of DJs JACOB ARIA + JON ARNOLD as they stage a late night drag mutiny! Hazardous pop-up mayhem w/ 2-floor nuclear banger of a qwerty dance party. NO SPICE GIRLS ALLOWED! Only hard bitten, fabulosity and snag-nailed delusion aloud witchez! June 21st - Trouble with Baby Lame, DJs PRINCESS JULIA + CHAKA KHAN'T.
June 15, 2019, 8-9:30pm. Once upon a time, there was a little virgin named Virgin. She believed in a cranky old man in the sky who totally made everything in existence, and one day he asked to knock her up and have a sparkly saviour son with him. She was like... Yaaasssss!! They call it blind faith, and this little Virgin could never have seen it coming... but it did. This is her story.
June 17, 2019, 7-10:30pm. Gentrification of Pride has disconnected us from what it's about - more protest than party, right?! Explore ways to be better community members - having fun too (we are queers after all). Wholesome queer cabaret - a verifiable caba-riot, if you will! Featuring one of our sickest lineups: CHIYO, MAHATMA KHANDI, PAUL ALEKSANDR, KYLEIGH, SEMICOLON, EPISTASIS.
June 20, 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:
June 21 + 22, 2019, 8pm. More singing! More dancing! More original music! 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.
June 21, 2019, 9pm-2am. Artists' own work, on their terms, interrupting/ disrupting space, revelling in restrictions and possibilities. The aim is to take give the audience the opportunity to engage with each artist in an intimate setting, directing their own experiences of performance - basically to have a drink, have a dance and take in a night of new queer performance.
June 21, 2019, 9pm-3am. Forbidden fruit, flithy moustaches, amazing music! What happens at Dalston Superstore remains our secret. Basement of hot/ sweaty modern Techno/ Tech House beats by Tafkanik, Kasey Riot, Blue Kandi. Upstairs Rodrigo Branco sexy visuals. Poster boy Danny Campbell-Fox on the bar might show his forbidden snake! Pavliné Dance Music + Carly Foxx timeless DISCO.
June 21, 2019, 10pm-4am. Classic bear-full attitude-free party at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern with June 21st guest DJ, the Greek goddess himself - Tareq! big beefy BOATMINCE party takes to the river Thames. Resident DJs SILVERHOOK and CACTUSHEAD will deliver eclectic sets of dirty beats and remixes. Next dates: July 19th; August 16th.
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 22, 2019, 10pm-5am. BACKKKKK at Hangar in London Fields, for a sweaty all night Summer Special. It might be the last 2019 party. Snap up advanced tickets to avoid missing the cocky boat. Never been before? Get part bad + boujee Cali vibes, part industrial Berlin vibes, and a sparkly spangling dollop of Bey to bring you to climax. Going all the way through till 5am.
June 27, 2019, 7pm-2am. Well babes, 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.
June 27 + July 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!
June 27, 2019, 7:30-10:30pm. A spectular pride of London's finest Drag King style - hosted by rainbow bright, Adam All + Apple Derrieres. Starring: KEITH! KEMAH BOB as Lil Test Ease! OEDIPUSSI! and ROMEO DE LA CRUZ!
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:
June 29, 2019, 10pm-6am. Uncensored Main Room/ Hard On Mirror Arch/ Locker Room/ Cruize Maze/ Play Areas/ Fantasy Rooms. DJs Peter Donaghey, Lee Harris, Neil James. HOIST PLAYROOM DJs Tony Bruno + Massimo Paramour. JOCK LOUNGE DJ Sam Londt. W/ Damien Crosse, Allen King, Gabriel Phoenix, Lucio Saints, Max Duran, Alexis Clark, Jonas Jackson, Klein Kerr, Dann Grey. Host ROCCO HARD. GoGos.
June 29 + July 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. Next: Aug 24th.
July 6, 2019, 12-3:30pm. Saturday Parade and main events. London's biggest one-day event, one of the world’s biggest LGBT celebrations. Typically over 750,000 people at Pride, 30,000 in the Parade. Sunday to Sunday Pride Festival, showcasing London’s varied LGBT+ cultural scene.
July 6-13, 2019. Celebrate in style with fetish men from around the world. SAT Pride in London 12-4pm Walk with Recon. SUN 6:30pm Recon Members' Party. MON 7pm Screening at The Prince Charles Cinema. TUE 7pm Masterclass. WED 7pm Unleashed at RVT. THU 10pm Sports Cruise. FRI 10pm Rubber Gear at Fire. SAT Kink Ride, Skinhead, Full Fetish. SUN 2pm Spit Roast, 9pm Deconstruction at Fire.
July 6, 2019, 2pm-6am at The Cause, Down Lane Studios, Ashley House, Ashley Rd. Four dance floors - inside/ outside/ day / night gathering - on stage entertainment TBA. DARKROOM. ALL WELCOME.
July 6, 2019, 10pm-5am. Butt fucking, hole punching fun, hot crowds, strict fetish code: rubber, leather, sports gear, skin, neoprene or just boots! Multilevel play space: cruise cabins/ glory holes/ equipment/ slings. Golden shower piss bath. Hard Show w/ Rocco Steele. Next: August 31st + October 10th at The Bunker, Maspalomas.
July 6, 2019, 10pm-6am. WE PARTY at the Electric, Brixton. DJs Binomio, Matt Bogard, Arnaldo Novais, and special guest Felipe Lira. See FB
July 6, 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 performance. DJs Ritu + Dilz fly you around the world in 80 tunes -sizzling Bollywood Indian Glitter, Bhangra, Arabic, RnB! Next: Aug 3.
July 6, 2019, 10pm-6am. Honey Dijon + Horse Meat Disco; a special Pride event at London’s E1 on Saturday. Luke Solomon, Michelle Manetti and Super Drama make up the billing, showcasing the best of London nightlife’s pulsating underbelly. Luke Solomon’s sublimely left-of-centre label, the queer club culture phenomenon HMD, and Percolate, the grassroots party-starters.
July 11, 2019 at 9:30-11pm. In-your-face live acts: drag, cabaret + circus performers. Joyful, anarchic, silly, unique queer riot! A steaming pile of queer cheer at the Spiegeltent by East-London party legends Mariah + Friendz: drag, circus, nu-burlesque! Drag monstrosities Baby Lame, Crystal Beth, queer circus-queens, aerial boylesque, flame-throwing burlesque, jaw-dropping drag!
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.
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.
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.
July 27 + September 28, 2019, 10pm-6am at Fire/ Lightbox. DJs TBA. XXX-Rated AREA. Named after a vessel pigs drink from; jocks, bears, hunks, beards, queers, twinks and in-betweeners - one pretty mess on the dancefloor every other month.
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,
August 25, 2019, 1-9pm. Celebrating 8 years of Red Hot August parties. Good music lasts forever. Room 1 Hard Beats Dynamic Intervention: Cupra, Jake Martin, Wayne Smart (Last Ever Twist Set), Paul Batten, Steve Maynard, and Adam Butler. Room 2 Tech Lab/ All things Tech House + Techno: Modestar, Paulo Santo (Hive), Drax Nelson, Zaquento, and Beat On.
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:
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: