All go at The Brewers
There’s another all dancing, all singing, all fabulous weekend ahead at The Two Brewers that starts early on Thursday (24 Jan) with KY Kelly and DJ Liam Chaplin. Friday night is Ball, celebrating Australia Day with the diamond duo of Crystal and Kelly, aka CK providing the cabaret, while Saturday will be heaps of fun with a screening of Drag Race followed by the brilliant Tanya Hyde. The weekend comes to a sticky climax at Power of Three with Miss Jason, Mary Mac and Sandra.
Winter Pride on Saturday
This Saturday the team from Winter Pride are taking over The Scala in Kings Cross for their Magical Circus event. This gorgeous night will feature four rooms including a Big Top Queer Anthems, Girl’s Dance Arena, Urban Circus and the Freak Show, all packed with top performances and DJs. Get your £15 tickets at winterpride.co.uk.
Mastery 5th Birthday
This Saturday (26 Jan) the team from Mastery will be celebrating five years of outrageous fetish events in London. The Mastery 5th Birthday Party is at The Backstreet, the legendary fetish venue in Mile End and promoter Brew Hunter is promising us a night of SEX, SMoke and SUBmission at this event which will have a harder edge, plus pumping tunes from DJ M Arana.
Sundowners cabaret and Drag Attack
We love Sundowners in Margate, it’s the definition of a fun LGBT venue with loads of amazing nights on offer, just look at this weekend. Friday (25 Jan) is the launch of Drag Attack, a new ‘open drag’ night when they turn over the stage to you. Then on Sunday it’s a whole afternoon of cabaret hosted by Kylie Manogue with Drag With No Name, Cosmic, Nikki Red and Lady Imelda all kicking off at 4pm and you can also get Sunday roasts from £7.50.
Chariots Early bird
In this modern world having a good time shouldn’t be restricted to the weekends and the team at the Boyz Award-winning Chariots sauna can help with that. From Monday to Thursday if you rock up between midday and 3pm you can get the Early Bird £13 entry, down from £20. Wahoo, see you there.
Rockbottom at Duckie
Those funky bananas at Duckie know a thing or two about exciting performers and this Saturday (26 Jan) dancer and performer Stuart Waters will be giving the Ducklings a sneak preview of his new dance theatre piece called Rockbottom at 11pm. Plus you also get glorious music from Readers Wifes and Readers Daughters and the whole shebang is open every week until 4am.
Sweatbox is the Boyz Award-winning sauna and gym located just off Oxford Street. It’s been closed for a while as it’s undergoing a major refit, but it will be open soon and they are offering their annual January sale deal where you can get an annual membership for £350 instead of £700. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be on the reduced price list.
George and Dragon
We all know that the weekends are packed with treats at the George and Dragon in Greenwich with a host of cabaret greats. But did you know the fun really starts on Thursday at their Piano Bar with Ian Parker on the ivories and this week (24 Jan) he’s joined by the dulcet tones of Crystal D’Canter.
You can be a video star..
Last year the team at the Boyz Award-winning 56 Dean Street clinic launched a hugely successful series of short films on YouTube called The Grass is Always Grindr, with over 400,000 views. They are in the middle of filming a new set and you could be an extra in the series final. This Sunday (27 Jan) from midday to 5pm they will be at Heaven and need a lively crowd for a boxing scene. You can get more details from email@example.com. It should be a really fun day supporting 56 Dean Street and HIV prevention in the gay community of London.
Clubbing at The White Swan
There’s always fun to be had at The White Swan in Limehouse and this weekend is no exception. Friday night (25 Jan) it’s DJ Aaran Bader and on Saturday you can party with the one and only Jason Prince playing the hits.
Open mic at The Yard in Coventry
The weekends at The Yard in Coventry may belong to big cabaret names, but each and every Wednesday it’s you who takes to the stage. The Open Mic Night is from 8pm, hosted by Tom Bardwell and not only do you get the chance to shine but every performer gets a free shot!
Regulation Soho is open
Just because the weather’s a bit nippy that doesn’t mean we can’t still dress up to get down and dirty. Regulation Soho is now open at 13A Batemen Street and we are happy to report it’s packed with the kinky and the thrilling!
The Friday Night Club
The guys from Wandsworth LGBTQ+ Forum are launching a brand new monthly chemsex peer support group this Friday (25 Jan). The Friday Night Club is open from 6pm to 8pm at 229 Garrat Lane, Wandsworth and is a non clinical setting with skilled volunteers able to offer support and advice with no judgement and in total confidence. Everyone is welcome and you can get more information by emailing them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fun at The Old Ship
John and his team at The Old Ship have two great acts this weekend with the legend that is Dave Lynn on stage on Saturday (26 Jan) and on Sunday it’s the gorgeous voice of Miss Terry Tour.
Panda Pop at The Welly
If you want something calm and serene then we recommend staying away from the Boyz Award-winning Duke of Wellington this Friday because once again they are letting Heidi Liscious loose on the decks for the bright and colourful Panda Pop from 9pm.
Kompromat is the brand new play inspired by the as yet unsolved murder of GCHQ agent Gareth Williams. This intriguing tale is on now at the Vaults, SE1 until this Sunday (27 Jan). Get your tickets at vaultfestival.com
Warped at the Vault
Warped is a new play by Martin Malcom which opens at the Vaults on Wednesday 20 February. This sixty minute piece tells the story of two young men who are obsessed with the Kray twins and explores why these convicted murderers are still idolised masculinity. Tickets from vaultfestival.com