See & Scene

See & Scene: The RVT, Two Brewers, Halfway, Leave to Remain and more

Something for everyone at The RVT

There’s a smorgasbord of treats on offer at the Boyz Award-winning Royal Vauxhall Tavern this weekend, starting on Thursday (17 Jan) with The Quizzarding World, a quiz for fans of Harry Potter with a show by The Vixens. On Friday it’s those frisky monkeys at club sensation Beefmince, and on Saturday the one and only Duckie, now open until 4am. The weekend comes to a climax with Sunday Cabaret featuring Miss Penny followed by Sunday Clubbing with DJ Liam Chaplin.

Leave to Remain

This Friday (18 Jan) sees the opening of Leave to Remain, the brand new musical with songs by Kele Okereke from Bloc Party. This tale of modern love and the impact families can have on a gay relationship is on at the Lyric in Hammersmith for a month and you can get tickets at lyric.co.uk

Bingo and quiz at The Welly

The Duke of Wellington sashayed away with Best Bar at the Boyz Awards last year and it’s easy to see why, with cold beer and a warm welcome seven days a week. Plus every Tuesday you get Busy Lady Bingo with Sheila Simmonds and every Wednesday it’s the quiz with Martha D’Arthur and Topsie Redfern on rotation

Von Clitz at Sundowners

This Saturday (19 Jan) that West Country lass Stephanie Von Clitz will be saying ‘alright my lovers’ to the folks by the seaside at the marvellous Sundowners in Margate plus songs, chuckles and the odd beavie or six.

Pleasuredrome Rewards 

Reward schemes don’t only belong to supermarkets, if you head over to pleasuredrome.com you will find details of the rather brilliant Pleasuredrome Rewards which will make your visits to the Boyz Award-winning sauna even more fun.

Cabaret fun at The Brewers

There’s another action packed weekend at the Two Brewers kicking off with Miss Jason on Thursday (17 Jan). On Friday night we get the marvellous Lola Lasagne plus Backroom Club Classics, while on Saturday you can watch the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race at 8pm followed later by cabaret from Miss Penny. And Sunday is of course the Power of Three with shenanigans from Miss Jason, Mary Mac and Sandra.

Cybil’s House at The White Swan

This Saturday (19 Jan) the mighty Cybil War will be celebrating her birthday with a glorious 90s themed party where else but at Cybil’s House at the White Swan in Limehouse. There will be performances from the likes of Adam All, Jukebox and more plus cool tunes and a wild – and we mean really wild – crowd. Advance tickets from outsavvy.com

Cabaret at The Yard Coventry

Friday night is the big cabaret night at the mega popular Yard in Coventry and this week (18 Jan) they have the brilliant Mary Golds and next Friday (25 Jan) it’s none other than Son of a Tutu. Hurrah!

Two shows at Above the Stag

Above The Stag is the multi Boyz Award-winning LGBT+ theatre in Vauxhall and in its swish new home it has two amazing performance spaces. Right now in the Studio you can see Extra Virgin, a twisted tale of sexual hook ups, while on Thursday (17 Jan) Grindr The Opera is back in the main space for a limited run. Tickets at abovethestag.com

Musicals at Ye Olde Rose and Crown

If you just love musicals, from The Sound of Music to Hamilton via Phantom and Wicked, then every Tuesday night you should head to Ye Old Rose and Crown in Greenwich. Showtime Tuesdays is on every week from 7pm and is SO much fun.

S.O.P at the Underground Club

If you are a fan of watersports, and we are not talking about something you can do on your local lake… then head to the Underground Club, beneath Central Station in Kings Cross, where every Sunday afternoon and Tuesday evening it’s S.O.P.

A cracker at Halfway

Halfway II Heaven has a clutch of Boyz Awards to its name and when it has a weekend like this ahead it’s easy to see why – deep breath… Friday (18 Jan) Drag With No Name, Saturday it’s Mrs Moore, Miss Penny, Tanya Hyde and The Vixens, at CK Sunday they are celebrating the life of Val Holmes and raising money for Cancer Research UK and on Monday the amazing lip-sync goddess Ripley is back… Phew!

Sweatbox Sale

Great news Sweatbox lovers! Soho’s premier gay sauna and gym should be open by the end of this month.To celebrate, the team have launched their New Year sale where you can get 12 months of membership for a cool £350 – less than £30 a month! Simply email membership@sweatboxsoho.com today to register. What’s more, you won’t pay a penny until the day they open. Amazing, right?

Double at The Old Ship

This weekend John and his team at the Old Ship in Limehouse have two fairly bonkers but totally brilliant acts to entertain those East End boys. On Saturday (19 Jan) it’s Fanny Coil and on Sunday the always hilarious Drag With No Name.

Get stuffed at Sailors

Sailors is the mega friendly sauna located in Limehouse. They really do have everything you need for a good time and on Sunday between 6pm and 8pm, included in the entry price, is a totes delish buffet, so you can have a steam, meet some very nice men and get well and truly stuffed! Plus on Friday it’s their Chippy Night, again from 6pm.

Treat yourself at Libidex

The team at Libidex know this time of year is tough financially, and their Grand Winter Sale has some exciting and dare we say sexy offers. You can get huge discounts on selected items in their thrilling range of latex club and fetish wear.

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