Something for everyone at The RVT
This weekend there really is something for everyone at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern starting on Thursday (8 Nov) with the Recon Fetish Comedy night hosted by Baby Lame and featuring a fantastic selection of stand up comedy all with a fetish link. Friday is Anthem Love Muscle Classics featuring DJs Steve Benison and Sean Sirrs, a PA from Love Inc and BKS vocalist Simone Denny and a free CD to the first 100 customers. Saturday is, of course the always marvellous Duckie and at Sunday Social the unsinkable Myra DuBois will be on stage while those brilliant DJs rock the dancefloor.
Topsie’s at Sundowners
This Saturday (10 Nov) the gorgeous cabaret startlet Topsie Redfern will be heading to the seaside for a show at Sundowners in Margate. She’ll be on stage at 11pm with songs and stories plus you get great tunes and a fun crowd right through till 3am
Briefs Close Encounters
Briefs are the all-conquering, all-dancing, all-gorgeous boylesque group and they are back in London from Friday (9 Nov) until January with their show Close Encounters as part of Christmas in Leicester Square. Described as ‘a glittering snow globe of circus, drag and boylesque’ we guarantee you’ll love it. Tickets on sale from christmasinleicestersquare.com
Cabaret at the G&D
There’s always a smorgasbord of talent on offer at the George and Dragon in Greenwich including this Friday (9 Nov) the mighty Myra DuBois. On Saturday you get the diminutive Mary Mac and on Sunday there’s Mary again and Miss Jason!
Brewers cabaret line-up
There’s another sensational weekend ahead at The Two Brewers kicking off with demure northern songbird Myra DuBois on Thursday (8 Nov). Friday it’s the crazy that is Drag With No Name and on Saturday, lock up your husbands, boyfriends, sons, dads and the gin as Miss Penny celebrates her birthday. It all comes to a shimmering climax on Sunday at Mary Mac’s Birthday Bash with Miss Jason, Mary, Sandra and guest PoppyCock bringing you a genuine happy ending.
Lemon at the White Swan
On Friday (9 Nov) there’s a fresh new club night launching at The White Swan. Lemon features Boyz Award-winning Tia Kofi from the Vixens and Two Box Productions plus fellow award winner Sum Ting Wong as DJs and promoters. The theme for this party is the Playboy Mansion and you are invited to dress up accordingly. Tickets are on sale now at outsavvy.com
Denim – The Reunion Tour
Denim are the five fierce queens who are reuniting for one night only… over three weeks at the Soho Theatre. The Reunion Tour show kicks off on Wednesday (14 Nov) and runs until 1 December. We love the girls and if outrageous drag is your thing, then you’ll love this hilarious show packed with songs and big laughs too. Tickets at sohotheatre.com
Triple trouble at the Old Ship
John and the gang at the Old Ship have a triple treat this weekend for us at the Limehouse venue starting on Friday (9 Nov) when Myra DuBois puts the world to rights. On Saturday it’s the turn of Mary Mac to shake her haggis and then on Sunday it’s the delicious Marsha Mallow making a welcome return.
XXL Fetish with DJ Hutch
If you’re feeling frisky this Saturday (10 Nov) we recommend you grab your best fetish kit and head to Pulse for XXL Fetish. Not only will the club be packed with bears, blokes and hunks in leather but you also get a special guest DJ joining the team when DJ Hutch rocks that main floor.
Extra late at Circa
If you are a late night bunny, then you’ll be thrilled to know that on every Friday and Saturday from now until January the really rather gorgeous Circa the Club on the Embankment is open until 5am. Wahoo!
Check out Little Ku
Everyone loves Ku Leicester Square with its topless bar boys, Klub and Light Lounge, it’s a multi Boyz Award-winning super bar, but don’t forget there’s also its cheeky and flirty baby brother, Ku Soho or Little Ku as it’s also called. Open seven days a week, with a team of cute bar boys there’s cool tunes, cold drinks and that warm welcome, plus you might well find Ku PR guru Nieko loitering with intent.
Queersay debuts in London
This Thursday (8 Nov) Queersay, an exciting new social discussion group makes its London debut in the Club Bar at The Two Brewers from 6.30pm. Four invited speakers will discuss LGBT+ visibility and then you are invited to take part in this fascinating evening and debate. Tickets are just £6 from queersay.community
Heidi is back at The Welly
This Friday ( 9 Nov) that multicolured one woman explosion in a paint factory Heidi Liscious is back behind the decks at The Duke of Wellington. Panda Pop is her new Friday night experience and will feature the biggest and best in pop and disco mash-ups from 9pm. Entry is free and you also get great service and one of the best crowds in town in the venue voted Best Bar in this year’s Boyz Awards.
Catch the Krampus
How to Catch a Krampus is the brand new alternative Christmas show from the team at Sink the Pink and the beautiful mind of writer and director Ginger Johnson. It’s a twisted tale mixing Victorian ghost stories with European folklore and plenty of panto style laughs. The show opens on Tuesday 13 November at the Pleasance Theatre, N7 and tickets are on sale from pleasance.co.uk
Check out The Yard in Coventry
The Yard in Coventry is one of our favourite northern LGBT+ venues and they always have something fun on offer. This Friday (9 Nov) there’s cabaret from the hilarious Fannie Coli and on Saturday you get hits galore from X Factor star Georgia Burgess.
Let’s go to Blackpool
Sometimes only a trip to the Blackpool Illuminations will do! If you’re planning a visit to the legendary seaside mecca we are happy to recommend these four bed and breakfast hotels, all gay friendly and all close to the gay quarter. Granby Lodge – granbylodge.com, The Willowfield – willowfield-guesthouse.co.uk, Pride Lodge – pridelodge.com and Lawrence House – lawrencehouseblackpool.co.uk