National Scene News: Something For The Boys at Two Queens, Legends, Sundowners, Eagle Cardiff and more

Something For The Boys at Two Queens

Filmmakers Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings premiere their new work Something For The Boys at Two Queens bar in Leicester this Saturday (30 Jun). The film presents a series of vignettes filmed at two locations in Blackpool’s gay district, the art deco-style Funny Girls cabaret theatre and Growlr sex club. Using these locations as the backdrop to performances by veteran drag queen Betty Legs Diamond and professional go-go dancer Ted Rogers, the film is interspersed with material from Blackpool’s local history archive. This exhibition is the first in a series of four projects at Two Queens across 2018-19 aimed at providing the opportunity for emerging artists to develop ambitious new projects through a supportive curatorial dialogue. For more details, visit

Photo by Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hasting

Your weekend at Legends Brighton

Hotel, bar and club Legends Brighton knows how to throw a party and your weekend gets off to an early start each and every Thursday with pop night Now That’s What I Call Legends with DJ Claire from 11pm. On Friday it’s always disco night Glitter with DJ Noakes from 11pm, while Saturdays see chart and club remixes from DJ Peter Castle at Fusion, again from 11pm. And Sundays are packed with roast dinners from midday util 3pm followed by cabaret with guest turns from 3.30pm. Find more info at

Saturdays are sweet at Sundowners

Margate based funhouse Sundowners welcomes the beautiful pastel pink princess Marsha Mallow to the stage from 11pm this Saturday (30 Jun). Expect hilarious jokes and camp songs from one of the best rising scene stars we’ve seen in a long time. Entry is free before 9pm or £3 after.

Bid farewell to Doctor Brightons

Legendary south coast hangout Doctor Brightons opens its doors for one final time when it hosts its closing party this Sunday (1 Jul). Superstar singer and producer Lizzie Curious will be spinning uplifting house music and delicious disco – guaranteed to put a smile on your face and groove in your heart – so you can party the night away and say goodbye to one of your favourite venues in style. Expect outstanding cocktails, handcrafted shots and free entry all night long.

Leather and rubber @ Eagle Cardiff

Sexy cruise venue Eagle Cardiff hosts a night for guys into leather and rubber every first Saturday of the month, which in July is next Saturday (7 Jul). Come dressed in chaps, harnesses, shorts or whatever else you fancy and you’ll get a free shot. Dress code is optional, however. And FYI it’s members only from 9pm, but membership for 12 months is just £3, which we think is the bargain of the century. See for more info.

Bring On Tomorrow at York Barbican

Next Sunday (8 Jul) an ensemble of stars will take to the stage at the York Barbican from 7pm, to celebrate individuality, diversity and equality, and raise money for the York LGBT Forum. Bring On Tomorrow will see international recording artist Beth McCarthy and West End performer Joseph Lycett-Barnes sing songs from musicals such as Gypsy, Rent and Hairspray, all introduced by hosts including Mr Gay Europe 2017 Matt Rood, Mr Gay Scotland 2017 Steven Whyte and HIV activist Jonathan Blake. Book your tickets now via


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