Pride’s Got Talent launches at the Two Brewers
This year’s Pride’s Got Talent contest launches this Sunday (19 Feb) at the Two Brewers with a special event that also doubles up as the first heat. You get to see last year’s winners, meet the very lovely host Michael Twaits and see the first 12 hopefuls do their stuff. For more details, visit prideinlondon.org.
XXL Lumberjack this Saturday
If you want to get your chopper out in the middle of the dancefloor then this Saturday (18 Feb) head to Pulse for XXL Lumberjack. You will find a host of sweaty bears, blokes and hunks in checked shirts all loving the brilliant music from the incredible resident DJs while whistling the song from Monty Python.
The DE is back at RVT
There’s nowhere quite like Sunday Social at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern with its unique mix of world-class cabaret and brilliant DJs. This Sunday (19 Feb) the one and only DE Experience is back at her spiritual home and we guarantee a mind blowing mix of the fastest one-liners on Earth with some great songs designed to extract maximum audience participation.
Popcorn By Appointment
On Monday (20 Feb) Nadim and the gang at Heaven are teaming up with hot record label Queen House Music for Popcorn By Appointment. Headlining the night will be DJ superstar GSP who will be joining those fierce residents, plus there’ll be stunning stage shows and a gorgeous rocking party crowd.
Cybil’s House 8: Masc4Mascara
On Saturday (18 Feb) you can follow the glitter to Limehouse when Cybil’s House takes over the White Swan for their eighth party, Masc4Mascara. Hosted by the gorgeous Cybil War, this rocking club night will also feature Vanity Von Glow, Ruby Wednesday, Smashlyn Monroe, Beth Necessity, Felix Le Freak and many more. Book your tickets now via designmynight.com.
Bianca’s party at Her Upstairs
Those lovely boys and girls at Her Upstairs host Bianca Del Rio’s official afterparty with Not Today Satan on Friday (17 Feb). Both Meth and Silver Summers will be behind the decks and if you’ve been to one of Bianca’s London shows your ticket gets you free entry. If not it’s just £5 after 11pm.
Final days of The HIV Monologues
If you haven’t seen The HIV Monologues yet then get your skates on because it ends this weekend. The play, written by Pat Cash, has been nominated both at this year’s Boyz Awards and also the Off West End Awards. Catch the final few performances at Miranda London at the Ace Hotel on Shoreditch High Street from Thursday (16 Feb) until Sunday (19 Feb). Book tickets via dragonfliestheatre.co.uk/hiv-monologues.
Prom Kween at the Vaults
Inspired by true events, Prom Kween is a brand new musical, presented here as a work in progress, that tells the story of Matthew Crisson, the first boy to ever be crowned with the title in America. With an original book and score by musical comedy award winning duo Rebecca Humphries and Joanna Cichonska, it’s at the Vaults in Waterloo from Thursday (16 Feb) until Sunday. Get your tickets at vaultfestival.com.
Lady Bunny at the Soho Theatre
Attention please: American drag legend Lady Bunny is in the building. She’s taken up residence at the Soho Theatre, to be exact, with her new show Trans-Jester! This queen of zippy one-liners will be holding court until next Saturday (25 Feb). Book your tickets in advance now via sohotheatre.com.
The LGBT martial arts course
Improve your fitness, build your confidence and meet new people with the LGBT friendly martial arts course at Jubilee Hall in Covent Garden every Saturday. Running from 11.30am until 1pm, your first trial class is free with the subsequent one month course just £50, with training once a week. All you need is a towel and a bottle of water. Register your interest at wutianmartialart.com.