Scene News: the RVT, Light Lounge, Halfway and more

Sign up for the RVT Quiz

Next Thursday (17 Aug) is the second Big Pub Quiz at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. The first one was a total hoot and far be it from us to mention that the Boyz team came a respectable second. The fun starts at 8pm with questions on a whole range of subjects from pop, TV shows, science, current affairs and more. There’s £100 in cash for the winning team and more prizes with the whole thing hosted by the gorgeous Michael Twaits. Anyone can enter a team, max five people, just send a message to

Treat yourself to a Light Lounge cocktail

As the sun sets why not treat yourself to something really tasty… and for once we’re not talking  about the bar staff. Get to the Light Lounge and dive into their delicious summer cocktail menu and best of all, between 5pm and 7pm every day you can get 2 for 1 on selected cocktails. Yummy.

Laura Tapp does Pink at Halfway

Next  Saturday (19 Aug) the gang at Halfway II Heaven have a special show at 10pm from the amazing Laura Tapp, the UK’s number one Pink tribute act. You can expect all the US superstar’s biggest hits and we know how the Halfway team love a sing-a-long. Let’s get the party started!

UK Drag World

August Bank Holiday weekned is fast approaching and it will include UK Drag World, Europe’s largest celebration of drag at the Olympia convention hall on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August. There will be Q&As, tutorials, meet and greets, panels and much more while the line-up includes Michelle Visage, Sharon Needles, Alaska Thunderfuck, our very own Charlie Hides and loads more. Tickets at

E Talon

E Talon is a new all male burlesque show, celebrating both the masculine and feminine qualities of male artists. Mixing high heels with Andrew Christian underwear, the show on Monday 4 September at Cirque le Soir, W1 will use sexuality and humour to entertain and challenge. Tickets from

East End fun at the Old Ship

This weekend John and his team at the Old Ship in Limehouse are planning a quiet reflective couple of days with two of the scene’s most demure and classy acts. On Saturday (12 Aug) it’s Sandra and on Sunday Candy Slag in Drag. You have been warned.


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