UK local community groups are campaigning for a People's Vote on Brexit. All events are run by local volunteers. Find an event and RSVP to get involved! October 31st has come and gone. The Brexit commemoratve coins are being shredded. Now a General Election has been called for December 12, 2019, with voter registration open until November 26th. Stay tuned...
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!
Every FRIDAY night/ SATURDAY morning 1-10am weekly dance club with stripped-down underground vibe; 2 rooms, different musics - London’s longest running after-hours party. An 18+ event.
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, 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, 10pm-5am, usually at Metropolis, 234 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.
Saturdays, 10pm-1am (or 3am), every month or so, at The Victoria, The Chateau or Moth Club. Pulp/ faggy indie/ post punk/ new wave for beatniks, dirtbags and lumberjacks. 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 2-6pm and Wednesday 5pm-12am at Bunker. Totally naked nights footwear only. All kinds of 18+ men, climate controlled, heated smokers' terrace, darkroom, maze, glory holes, cheap beer, videos/ horny visuals. Saturdays 7pm-4am BUFF CRUIZE
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, 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, 5pm-1am. MEN ONLY cruising, socialising, relaxing and more cruising fetish venue with videos play areas, equipment, private cabins, maze, gloryholes, enclosed smoking area and cheap bar prices! DRESSCODE: SHORTS, SINGLETS, JOCKS or NAKED!
Sundays, 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, 5-10pm 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!
Every third Wednesday 6-10pm Jack-Off (Wank) club: hands only playspace limited to 100 people per event! Dresscode: naked, shorts, gymwear, jocks or Speedos (by the end of the evening most lads are stripped off). Spurt returns to Bunker in new time slot: first Saturdays 8pm-Midnight - naked/fetish or whatever - Jack off, grope and/or shag. With g-holes/ maze/ darkroom/ booths.
Thursdays 11pm-4am at Heaven, Under the Arches, off Villiers St, Charing Cross. Fun with or without your clothes on. Anyone can enter the strip contest and let it all hang out! Mixed, mostly gay crowd. Mostly guys get on stage and take off all their clothes, hoping to win the £100 cash prize. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enter a future contest.
Ongoing through November 17, 2019, 7:45pm. It’s all a bit messy one unforgettable winter. Georgie is in therapy because of The Thing he did when Ross broke up with him. Now Ross, who doesn’t answer to anyone, is fucking the therapist’s son. An insightful new play about stumbling teenagers, flailing adults, and terror at being defined by people who want to love us.
October 30 - November 23, 2019. A pornographic elegy with redeeming social values and a hymn to the SF Queer Men in 20 phone calls - many of them dirty. As the early 80s AIDS epidemic intensifies, Bert and JR begin having phone sex. They’ve never met or seen each other and never touched but together, they explore their wildest fantasies and contours of their lonely souls.
November 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019, 7pm-12am. Best LGBT/ Queer Performers in London/ UK/ the World. Queer Tuesdays: Nov 5th host Sadie Sinner + guests Demi Noire, ABBI, Richard Melanin lll, Sashy Beau, Tia Rexx and Camara - final celebration of Black History Month (extended)! DJs until Midnight. Continues every Tuesday - see dates/ line-ups and Open Mic slots at:
November 6, 14, 20, 27, 2019, 7pm - Non Binary Cabaret at The Glory. 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's theme: New Moon Energies! Bring your Crystals if you like! Next:
November 6 - December 1, 2019, 7:45pm. Their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they could never anticipate. Written and first performed in 1998, STOP KISS is still as potently relevant now as it was back then. “….irresistibly exciting ….a sweet, sad and enchanting sincere play..” - The New York Times.
November 7, 2019, 7pm-12:30am. Diverse range of artists w/ multiplicity of skills, circus to opera, puppetry to bad-assery, from around the globe. Created by Lolo Brow, Lilly Snatchdragon and Scarlett O’Hora. Every bit as Loud as it is dripping with Jaw-to-the-floor talent, the event invites all humans to stomp, shout and dance on the patriarchy's grave.
November 7, 2019, 9pm-2:30am. Everybody is welcome, but be aware we prioritise LGBT womxn - this is a nite for them. Pull up to your favourite Dyke Nite w/ DJs: (BASEMENT) SURESPIRIT, GIN and MICA COCA; (UPSTAIRS) ZETA KAY + TALIAA DARLING. FREE ENTRY. BASEMENT OPEN ALL NITE. 2 DYKEY FLOORS.
December 7, 2019, 10pm-6am, at The Cause, Down Lane Studios, Ashley House, Ashley Rd. Four dance floors - inside/ outside/ day / night gathering - lineup: Budino (Cocktail d'Amore), Sven Von Thülen, Wilson Phoenix, Grace Sands, Remove Me, Guy Williams, Magnus Asberg.
November 8, 2019, 9pm-3am. Celebrating Homostash lovers. Got a moustachioed lover or fancy finding one? Brazilian DJ/ producer Bad_Mix will make sure the basement gets steamy with hot techno + acid tunes. Joined by Kasey Riot and resident Tafkanik. Upstairs colourful disco sounds by resident Pavliné w/ Dance Music + James aka Jimmy + sexy gogo Danny Campbell-Fox.
November 8, 2019, 10pm-5am. Last Knickerbocker of the year! East London's friendliest queer dance party. With winter rolling in, anticipate the action returning to the darkness of the dancefloor. Residents Lawless + Zimbra's esoteric pop-y, house-y, dance-y selections + ANOTHER DJ, possibly famous (or not) + artist in residence Katy Baird show that involves bodily excretions....
November 9, 2019, 11:30am-9pm, Artsadmin, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial St. Queer community daylong event to talk about issues, gain insights into creative practices and feel inspired and enriched. A seminar examining intersections of nightlife, performance art, music, technology and queerness, explored through panel discussions, screenings, conversations and performances.
November 9, 2019, 9pm-4am. Featuring all the delicious ingredients of a traditional Cheer Up party, plus much more, as we serve up some DELICIOUS pop & dance music anthems!! If you can sing and dance along to it, we will be playing it! See playlist:
November 9 + 23, 2019, 10pm-3am. Legendary LGBT Latin Dance Club in London. Dance to Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Vallenato, Electro Latina, Popular, Reggaeton w/ UK Tropical DJG. Nov 9 - Denim & Boots Party - Boots and Hats encouraged. Nov 23 - Bum Bum Party and Competition. Also: Dec 7th Red and Wild; and Dec 21st Sexy Christmas Party - both at Exilio.
November 9, 2019, 10pm-3am. The Capital's Kinkiest Rubber Cruise Party at the legendary Backstreet Club at Mile End, the official launch - then a party every 2 months (first Saturday of the month). Expect XX action, crusing and plenty of Rubbrd action.
November 9, 2019, 11pm-6am. Party #2 of London's HOTTEST Men-Only Saturday Night! Can you feel the heat? Room 1: Deep & Dirty DJs Michel Mizrahi, Tom Stephan and Lee Harris w/ Deep tech house/ techno. Room 2: Hot Pop DJ Dom Topics.
November 9, 2019, 11pm-5am. Free yourself from social constructions, labels + fantasies. Don’t be fashionable honey - that's for the masses. Come as you are, dance alongside the charcuterie of gogo boys and get your ass out so we can nibble (make our night tastier). Dark room. DJs Pet Piss, Nic Fischer, Leo Kotelis, J.Aria. GoGos Gent by name, Maryer Callus, Past make present.
November 10, 2019, 1-6pm at Colours Hoxton. Another Spectacular Community Based Queer Fayre in the newly renovated Colours by Hoxton Square. A total take over inside the venue with creative ideas, solutions Arts & Crafts for and by our queer community. Bar + kitchen, music, friends and family + various sellers & set ups for a Rainbow Family Fun Queer Sunday Social.
November 11-23, 2019, 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:
November 12-17, 2019. 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 13, 2019, 7pm-12am. A night of extravagance to celebrate the Latin LGBTQ + community with 8pm screenings of new movies, 9pm live cabaret and 10:15pm UK Tropical DJG (Exilio London) until midnight. FREE ENTRY.
November 13, 2019, 8:45pm. Handsome stranger Javi catches the eye of Argentinian Ocho, a Barcelona visitor, but for them to connect requires two more chance encounters. Sweaty sex turns into an amorous date before Lucio Castro’s poetic debut takes us in an unexpected direction. Over two decades, moments of intimacy and deep emotional bonds coalesce into a love that transcends time.
November 14, 2019, 7pm-12am. Rule breakers, fare dodgers, agitators, blockaders - anyone who has ever been called difficult - this is for you! Karen Fisch (Rebel Dyke) w/ rebellious performers Chiyo, Harley D + Katy Jalili. DJ Kat Hudson w/ dykey disco, pop, electro trash + riot grrrl classics: Peaches/ Goldfrapp/ Donna Summer/ Le Tigre/ Lesbians on Ecstasy/ Robyn, Lizzo/ Patti Smith...
November 14, 2019 - January 8, 2020, 7pm. Cinderella is desperate to attend the Big Society Ball in VauxhallLand and find love in her best new frock and some Gucci knock offs. Featuring a fixated prince, the evil anti-genius step mother and sister, and a fairy godmother with anger management issues, Slipped wends a path through lost chapters of Cinderella.
November 15, 2019, 10pm-2am. A coalition of chaos: A Man To Pet struts their toxic stuff to the sounds of DJs PRINCESS JULIA + JUNIPER, staging a late night drag mutiny! Hazardous pop-up mayhem/ 2-floor nuclear banger of a qwerty dance party. NO SPICE GIRLS ALLOWED! Only hard bitten, fabulosity and snag-nailed delusion aloud witchez! Nov 22nd - w/ Oedipussi + DJs ANNIE PICS + JACOB ARIA.
November 15, 2019, 10pm-4am. Find action in one of the best playrooms in the UK, and steamy live shows throughout the night featuring pornstar favourites; DJ Aamyko + London’s sexiest gogo boys. A cum-splattered, arse-grabbing extravaganza to make London at Yuletide one of the horniest cities on the planet. Dig out your festive jockstrap and head down to Vauxhall.
November 15, 2019, 11:30pm-3am, Stoke Newington Town Hall, Church St. Queer party celebrating the femme spectrum, led by and for Trans and non-binary POC, creating a safe sexy space for queer babes! We welcome all allies to come party with us. With hot tunes from resident and guest DJs Dalila, Grove, Dozn and Nevr-Mnd all night, plus performances and short films screenings.
November 16 + December 14, 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.
November 17, 2019, 12-4pm. Just May is back in her homeland - Dalston Superstore - to Spice up your Brunch - your EGGS, your avocardo, your gluten-free toast, and of course, YOUR LIFE-Life-life-ife-fe-e-e-e..... Come for class games like Guess Who, Price is Right and any other shit she can think of between then and now! Book a table .... Zig-A-Zig-AH!
November 19, 2019 - January 11, 2020, 7:30pm. 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 he soon discovers he has a peculiar affliction: whenever he tells a lie, Pinocchio starts to grow, in a very embarrassing place.
November 19, 2019, 8pm-11am. The talented Miss Vanjie in her one-woman show - a full 60 minutes to include high energy numbers with the Klub Kids dancers, hilarious comedy plus Q&As. Support show queens to be announced. VIP DOORS at 7pm. An ages 14+ event.
November 21, 2019, 8pm-1am. Lovers of Adidas originals, Fila, Air Max 95s/ leisurewear/ lycra/ plimsolls/ tevas. Sensible footwear/ hiking dykes included. Discus throwers, chess players, golfers too. Homage to butch PE teachers and those who tried to break their own arm to get out of PE. Skillshare/Performance BUTCH, PLEASE! Skill share/ Live music, performances/DJs + dancing till late.
November 22, 2019, 10pm-1am. Queer indie disco for common people at the fabulous MOTH CLUB, Hackney Central w/ glittery ceiling + Phoenix Nights vibes, soundtracked w/ Pulp/ faggy indie/ post punk/ new wave for beatniks, dirtbags and lumberjacks. We don't care what you wear. As long as it's pink and tight.
November 22, 2019, 10pm-4am at Rye Wax, 133 Rye Lane. Open decks for the first two hours so bring your USBs! Whatever genre, whatever skill level, it’s up to you what you want to play. As usual, the Syndicate will be around to fill in any gaps. The last event for the year - come early!
November 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020 at MAUREEN PALEY Gallery, 21 Herald St. Greek and Hellenistic antiquities. Modelling 19th century technology is a form of time travel, a visual return to the albums of early archaeological expeditions, the first photographic imaginings of Greece. - James Welling.
November 23, 2019, 9pm-2am. Journey around the world in kitschy dragventures and world-class heritage outfits; colour, textures, and nonsense. DJs Los Alejandros spin Spanish, Latin and Euro dance, pop, kitsch and queer hits from the last few decades, joined by two of Barcelona's best kept secrets and in-demand globetrotters Ari Korrales + The Real Pamela (the Catalan Maresme).
November 23, 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/ Bairon Hell + Danny Boss. Next: Jan 18th + Feb 22nd, 10pm at Union.
November 23, 2019, 11pm-6am. Madmen is for everyone. Madmen is for you... whatever you want it to be. Throwing open the doors to a place where sexuality is accepted, but letting loose on the dance-floor is a must. No rules. DJs Flav Thomsen, Neo Scott and Isaac Escalante. You don't have to be a man, but it helps if you're mad! Next: Dec 31, Madmen Opulence NYE at 26 Leake Street.
November 26, 2019, 6:30pm. Felix, visiting East Berlin on a day-trip with an American friend, meets Thomas, a handsome guy, with whom he forms an immediate rapport. Felix continues to visit Thomas, making sure he is back in West Berlin by the curfew, but their romance soon arouses the suspicions of the East German police. The film offers rare, authentic footage of pre-unification Berlin.
November 28, 2019, 7-10:30pm. Sensational, sizzling string of London Drag stars is going to be...TASTY! Deconstruct, dismantle and discuss masculinity. Chuck in a blender. Sieve out the toxins. Add a ripe banana and goju berries. Mix, shake, re-assemble. Pour it into a Drag Cabaret. Et voila! TASTY! W/ ADAM ALL, APPLE DERRIERES, KEMAH BOB, LOUIS F.U CK, RHYS'S PIECES, SAMMY SILVER!
November 28 + December 19, 2019, 7:30pm, at location sent by email/ 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!
November 29 - December 8, 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.
November 30, 2019, 10pm-6am at Mirror/ Fire. DJs: to include ZOLA BRIDE. Room 1: Mirror Arch Main Dance Floor. Room 2: Fire Club with Darkroom/ XXX-Rated AREA. Chill-outdoor area. Named after a vessel pigs drink from w/ jocks, bears, hunks, beards, queers, twinks and in-betweeners - one pretty mess on the dancefloor every other month. Continue partying for free at Beyond, which follows.
November 30, 2019, 10pm-3am. Having re-ignited the London Leather Scene w/ SEX, SMoke + SUBmission, London's hard-playing LeatherMaster, Brew Hunter invites every hot and horny Leather player/ Fetish fan to his new night for The LeatherBoys and Their LeatherToys! Haul out the floggers, chains, plugs, clamps, gags and blindfolds - the OUCH factor you've been waiting for!
December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019, SAT night/ SUN morning 4am-12pm at Fire. Every Sunday morning eclectic afterhours crowd congregates at the Church of BEYOND. Two rooms offering Funky, Tech House, Vocal House and Circuit by resident DJs and guests. Dec 7th, WE PARTY - The 9th Birthday at Electric Brixton precedes the Dec 8th Beyond, 4am at Fire.
December 1, 2019, 11am. ‘Difficult’ young people of the not-too-distant-future are mysteriously confined by a society that seeks to divide and crush their youthful spirit and individuality. Two young lovers following their hearts, risk everything to be together. A timeless story of forbidden love, repressed emotions and teenage discovery. Filmed at Sadler’s Wells.
December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019, 2-10pm. With 5pm weekly Live Korar Darver + Rob Wilde stage acts. Three 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: Jan 5, 12, 19....
December 1, 2019, 4-11pm. Every Sunday Cabaret from Holestar and Miss Lola Lasagne. Lola will lead a one minute silence in memory of those lost to AIDS. We ask you kindly to observe this. Commercial dance and pop/club classics from DJs Simon Le Vans + Sean Sirrs. Next: Dec 22nd Sunday Social Christmas Party w/ Drag With No Name + Commercial Dance/ Pop/Club Classics from Simon Le Vans.
December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019, 6pm-1am every Sunday. MEN ONLY cruising, socialising, relaxing and more cruising at state of the art fetish venue on two floors with 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! Next: Jan 5, 12....
December 1, 2019. SUN the 1st, 8pm-3am at The Eagle with HMD residents Jim Stanton and Severino!
December 2, 2019, 10pm. World AIDS Day Event #WAD. Spin Around the World since 1995: Bollywood, Bhangra, Arabic + Dancefloor Delights! 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! Every 1st SAT Monthly.
December 3, 2019, 7-10pm. Donald Trump is coming to London for the NATO Heads of State summit, and the Queen will host a reception at Buckingham Palace for NATO leaders. R3 Soundsystem will take to the streets that evening, to protest the far-right politics of The Tories, Trump and Farage, firing up in Trafalgar Square with an all-star line-up of artists from across the musical spectrum.
December 4, 2019, 7-11pm. The final show of the year - it's gonna be an extra festive, y’all - get HOMO FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Seasonal silliness, excessive campery, and the coziest of vibes, with Crayola wholesome hilarity PLUS a dream team of the UK’s premier drag talent: Margo Marshall, Lick Von Dyke, Yshee Black, Taxi Rank, Casta Hex, and Erika Hex Frankie Ryan.
December 5, 2019, 7:30-10:30pm. Some of the most promising LGBTQ+ cabaret and theatre acts, include performances by Man Up and Lipsync 1000 and a melange of the most exciting London performance makers. Xnthony’s mentorship scheme performers: Birdie Fevvers, Tiffany Murphy, Neil Douglas, Darragh Kelly, Alissa Cooper, and Tilly Fletcher.
December 6, 2019, 7:30pm-2:30am at Paper Dress Vintage, 352A Mare St, Hackney Central. Featuring noise pop merchants The Other Ones, the fun fuzzy garage pop sounds of Nun Habit + sax punk from GUTTS! After the live music 4 hours of the best in queer DIY, Queercore, 90s Alt/Britpop, Riot Grrl, Indie, 60s girl groups, Northern soul, 80s Rock & Synth pop! All are welcome!
December 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019, 10pm-5am at The Bunker/ East Bloc. The UK’s number 1 scally, chav and 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. Dec 13th - Fitladz vs Grindr & The Apps. Dec 20th - The Bi-Sex Party. Dec 27th - Every 4th FRI Grey Trackies Club.
December 6, 2019, 10pm-4am. DJs SILVERHOOK and CACTUSHEAD will be delivering their popular sets of dirty beats and remixes. For the closing set, ROSS JONES is back (we just can't get enough of him) with mind-blowing mix of classic house, tech and deep house FB Next: Dec 20th - Turkey Mince.
December 6, 2019, 10pm-2am. A coalition of chaos: STELLA MELTDOWN + CASSANDRA strut their toxic stuff to sounds of DJs JACOB ARIA + GAFF E as they stage a late night drag mutiny. Hazardous pop-up mayhem w/ 2-floor nuclear banger qwerty dance party. NO SPICE GIRLS ALLOWED! Just hard bitten, fabulosity. snag-nailed delusion aloud witchez! Next Trouble: Dec 13, w/ Camileleon + Taylor Trash.
December 6, 2019, 10pm-4am. Rubber, leather, Latex, uniform, army, skinhead, contruction worker, denim, naked/jock-strap, and sportswear fetish party - with live shows featuring Lex Anders + Leon Teal. Next date: Jan 3rd, 2020.
December 6, 2019, 11pm. The hottest UK mens underwear/ sports kit party. JOCK customers: like-minded people with no attitude, out for a sexy fun time. A strict dress code party w/ changing area, cloakroom, dark room and live sex show. Plenty of balls/ no off side rule. The hottest GoGo boys + performers. DJs Zach Burns + Lee Harris. Includes free entry to 4am A:M afterhours party.
December 7 + 14, 2019, 3-10am 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. Next: TBA...
December 7, 14, 21, 28, 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 dates: Jan 11th, 18th, 25th, 28th; Feb 1st, 9th, 22nd....
December 7, 21, 28, 2019, 10pm-5am at Bunker. We all have a little bit of kink somewhere inside.... London’s kinkiest, most XXXTREME hardcore multi fetish party with the strictest dresscode: Leather / Rubber / Kinky Sportgear / Jocks / Underwear / Skinheads / Uniform / Naked.
December 7, 2019, 11pm-6am. WE PARTY at the Electric, Brixton. DJs Tony English, Arnaldo Novais, and Lee Harris + superstar DJ TBA. See FB
December 8, 2019, 6pm-1am. Rage: Colin Dale, Trevor Fung, Shades of Rhythm, Bushwacka, Fabio + Grooverider. Jungle DJs Dr S Gachet, Ron w/ Voice MC, Fabio + Grooverider w/ MC GQ, Storm w/ Voice MC, Kenny ken w/ Ragga Twins, Jumpin Jack Frost w/ Ragga Twins + Five Alive. Drum/Base: Addiction, Digital w/ Blackeye, SS w/ Blackeye, Bassline Smith w/ Felon, Ray Keith w/ Blackeye.
December 13, 2019, 8pm-1am, at Mirth, Marvel & Maud, 186 Hoe St. Ring mistress Rhys' Pieces and her Queerdos will showcase some of the most entertaining, wig-snatching, tear-jerking, side-splitting cabaret from London and beyond. Normal fabulous debauched shenanigans plus, with another year coming to an end, the Queerdos are seeing it out with some festive debauchery.
December 13, 2019, 10pm-4am. YASS! is back in London to bring you the best POP + HOUSE music directly from SPAIN with the sexiest dancers! DJs JAMES LEE DAWKINS (London), ALEX BARROSO (Barcelona) and ALEX MARTEEN (Barcelona). The new LGBT + friends party celebrates freedom, good vibes and unforgettable nights with only the best POP & HOUSE.
December 14, 2019, 10pm-3am. DJ Rob C presents a strict dress code night set against a soundtrack of London’s dirtiest play beats. Preceded by 6-9:45pm Unzipped - Take It Off, Take It All Off - with no clothes allowed except boots or trainers - every WED, SAT and SUN. Dec 1st, 6pm Unzipped Lite: Take It Off, Take It All Off - naked, rubber one-piece, lycra or sports kit.
December 20, 2019, 10pm-4am. Extra backroom arches cruise/ playroom action spaces of steel and chrome, with a hot crowd of up-for-it guys! Gifts galore, steamy live shows throughout the night featuring a cast of pornstar faves. Beats by DJ Aamyko + London's sexiest gogo boys. Dig out your festive jockstrap and head down to Vauxhall!
December 27, 2019, 10pm-6am at Fire/ Lightbox. Open to all fetish dress codes (no jeans/ trainers). Ideal end of year way for kinky men to start Boxing Day Weekend - indulging perverted desires in a sleazy wonderland of slings, BDSM, pups, water sports, dance floors and more. But not only about the sex - top DJs will provide the music to keep you going all night.
December 31, 2019, 9pm-5am. BEEFMINCE NYE bashes are a huge, bear-full, attitude-free way to see in the New Year. Singing into 2020 this year: the fabulous Tracy La Bouche w/ resident DJs Silverhook + Cactushead on knob twiddling duties PLUS guest DJ Tareq to take us into the very early hours of 2020. Copious confetti, huge NYE anthems, and big dong countdown. Tickets always sell out.
January 18, 2020, 11pm-6am, at Grow Tottenham, Ashley House. A happening, where too much always happens. You can’t see it all, but you can submerge yourself in the experience. There are several spaces, visual art, installations and performances happening throughout the night, DJs, activities, tattoo artists, darkroom, massages, tarot ... RIPOSTE is what you make it.
January 24, 2020, 10pm-3am. 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 Menace (PINK GLOVE) and special guests.
February 20 - May 17, 2020. 1960s to today, complex, sometimes contradictory representations of masculinity. Works of over 50 artists, photographers and filmmakers including Laurie Anderson, Sunil Gupta, Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Isaac Julien and Catherine Opie. Themes include power, patriarchy, queer identity, female perceptions of men, hypermasculine stereotypes, tenderness and the family.
February 27 - March 21, 2020. A queer visionary adventure story: 500s France. Etienne and Montaigne spend six hot years together. Then, Etienne dies of dysentery, aged 33. Just 30, Montaigne lives another 30 years and never feels such passion again. The Second American Civil War transforms the country. Two queer radicals meet in the fallout. But can desire survive the revolution?
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:
June 6, 2020, noon-10pm, 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.
Early July, 2020, 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.
October 7-18, 2020, 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:
Mid-October, 2020, 8:30-10:15pm. 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. Afterparty until 2am.