Seven Days: The Two Brewers, XXL, The RVT, Ku Bar and more

DE at The Two Brewers

This Friday (6 Oct) the all conquering, all knowing, all hilarious DE Experience is back for another special show at the cabaret mothership that is the Two Brewers. The marvellous Edna will be taking over the Club Bar from 9pm and you can expect that razor sharp wit to be combined with that beautiful voice and a fine selection of songs guaranteed to get the Brewers choir singing along! Advance tickets are just £7 from the bar or

XXL Construction with Pagano

Our very favourite tasty Italian treat, DJ Pagano will be back where he belongs this Saturday (7 Oct) behind the decks in the main room at Pulse for XXL Construction. Not only do you get the best music in town but also a venue packed with bears, blokes and hunks in all kinds of sweaty work clothes and partial undress. Wahoo!

Compton Cross Soho

The venue formally known as Molly Moggs in Soho has re-opened after a bit of a glamorous makeover as the Compton Cross. They have cabaret every Wednesday with Cosmic and Sunday with Tiffany Wells plus DJs on Friday and Saturday and 2 for 1 on selected cocktails between 5 – 7pm weekdays and 12 – 6pm at the weekend.

David Hoyle at the RVT

On Thursday (5 Oct) our gracious leader, David Hoyle starts the first of five special shows at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern to be held every Thursday this month under the heading, The October Revolution. Coinciding with the centenary of the Russian revolution each week David will ask the questions no one else is about the state of the modern world and our place in it. He will be joined by special guests including this week, cabaret prince Dusty Limits. Tickets from

Tracy Barlow at the Swan

This Saturday (7 Oct) you can see the stunning, but slightly scary cabaret monster that is Tracy Barlow, winner of Drag Idol 2017 when she makes her debut at the White Swan in Limehouse. If you haven’t seen this extraordinary performer come down and say ‘hiya’.

Ku Kabaret

If you want to spice up your Sunday, then head to Ku Leicester Square and venture downstairs to Klub where this very Sunday (8 Oct) from 8pm you get to see Boyz Award-winner Jacqui Swallows and special guests plus fellow award-winner Lasy Lloyd will be on hand later to spin the hits.

Le Grand Mort

Le Grand Mort is the dark and fascinating comedy that was written for its lead Julian Clary, who stars with the really rather dishy James Nelson-Joyce. It’s on now at Trafalgar Studios, Whitehall, W1 and runs until 28 October. Tickets at

Double the fun at the Old Ship 

This weekend John and the gang have two amazing cabaret stars for you in Limehouse. On Saturday (7 Oct) it’s the human gin distillery from South Yorkshire, Myra DuBois and on Sunday the marvellous Davina Sparkle.

Love all 

The London LGBT Tennis Group are meeting on Saturday (7 Oct) for a Doubles and Drinks session at Parliament Hill Tennis Courts, Hampstead Heath, between 3-5pm when they head to the pub!

GMFA Poz Pub Crawl

This Thursday (5 Oct) is the date for the next GMFA Poz Pub Crawl. This is a fun social event where a bunch of HIV-positive gay men (and some friends) meet up in Soho and go on a pub crawl. It starts at 7pm at the Kings Arms on Poland Street and dress code is red! Get more info at

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