IW Pride 2017
This Saturday (15 Jul) the gorgeous Isle of Wight, just off the South Coast, hosts IW Pride 2017. The fun starts with a parade from 11am and continues at the Pride Beach Arena all day. There’s a host of big names performing including the Freemasons, Horse McDonald, Nikki French, La Voix and her Va Va Voom Boys, Miss Jason, Jacqui Swallows, Alfie Ordinary and more. There’s several stages, the Pride Village, food stalls, bars, a family area and loads more. Get information and register for free entry at iwpride.org.
It may seem like the most obvious thing ever but this Saturday (15 Jul) the theme at XXL is Bear. Yup, even more than usual this weekend Pulse will be like a picnic at a grizzly convention. Bears of all shapes, sizes and hues will be getting frisky. Sounds like a plan to us.
Your weekend at the Brewers
There’s an action-packed weekend ahead at the Two Brewers kicking off with cabaret from CK on Thursday (13 Jul). On Friday night Myra DuBois is delivering an early show in the Club Bar then you get Miss Penny in the Cabaret Bar while the DJs from Enriched are in the Club Bar. Saturday it’s all about Titti La Camp and on Sunday in the Cabaret Bar there’s a party celebrating 25 years of guv’nor Jimmy Smith working on the scene with a host of stars, plus the one and only Pam Ann will be in the Club Bar!
The DE Experience at the RVT
This Sunday (16 Jul) sees the extraordinary DE Experience back at her spiritual home at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern for another sizzling Sunday Social of hilarious banter, glorious songs plus those amazing DJs too.
Cabaret at the G&D
The Duchess has another camp weekend ahead at the George and Dragon in Greenwich. It starts with Miss Jason on Friday (14 Jul) and carries on with Crystal and Kelly aka CK on Saturday. The whole thing comes to a giddy climax on Sunday when you get three amazing acts: Mary Mac, Miss Jason and Myra DuBois. You have been warned…
Cocoa Butter at Her Upstairs
This Saturday (15 Jul) there’s a special Supershow Summer Party version of The Cocoa Butter Club at Her Upstairs. Hosted by Sadie Sinner, it’s a celebration of performers of colour and will feature 10 exciting acts. The party continues at Them Downstairs from 11pm until late
This week sees the opening of Twilight Song at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park starring Adam Garcia. Written by Kevin Elyot it is set across two summer evenings – one in the 1960s and one in the present day – and it traces one family’s hidden liaisons over half a century. Times and tickets from parktheatre.co.uk.
All Aboard, Ship Ahoy with Dame Julie Paid
This Wednesday (19 Jul) treat yourself and say ‘Hello sailor’ to some fantastic cabaret from Dame Julie Paid plus a three course dinner on the fabulous R.S Hispaniola moored on the Victoria Embankment. Grab a dinner and cabaret ticket for just £49.50 or cabaret only for £20 from hispaniola.co.uk.
I Loved Lucy
I Loved Lucy is the fascinating play by Lee Tannen based on his ten year friendship with the TV comedy legend Lucille Ball. It opens this Wednesday (19 Jul) and stars Sandra Dickinson in the title role. Tickets from artstheatrewestend.co.uk.
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Lady Rizzo: Red, White & Indigo
From Friday (14 Jul) the Grammy Award-winning Lady Rizzo is back at the Soho Theatre with her new show Red, White & Indigo, an exploration of her love-hate relationship with America. Tickets from sohotheatre.co.uk.