The bears and blokes of London are in for a treat this weekend when one of the capital’s biggest club nights, XXL, hosts another of its Leather themed parties this Saturday (23 Sept) from 10pm. DJs Paul Morrell and Alex Logan will be serving big room anthems on the main dancefloor while residents David Robson and Alex Logan churn out pop and R&B for an up-for-it crowd in the Fur Lounge. And don’t forget to wear your best gear, lads!
Katrina and the Waves at the RVT
This Thursday (21 Sept) the lead singer of Grammy nominated band Katrina & The Waves, Katrina Leskanich, is at the RVT for a full live show. The Waves’ classic 1985 track Walking on Sunshine was a top ten hit all around the globe, while Love Shine a Light won the Eurovision Song Contest with the largest ever margin in 1997 plus they did the original version of the Bangles hit Going Down to Liverpool. Book advance tickets now to guarantee entry via vauxhalltavern.com
Comptons goes Paradise Garage
This Monday (25 Sept) the Grand Dame of Soho comes over all Big Apple when Comptons celebrates legendary New York club Paradise Garage. DJ Alex Eugenio will be delivering famous anthems from the club, both classic and new versions guaranteed to transport you to a special place in clubbing time and space.
Get naked in the foam
This Sunday (24 Sept) you get to dive in the foam at Nudity’s Naked Foam Party at Union from 3pm. There will be big bad tunes and loads of frisky fellas all naked as the day they were born. Wahoo!
Talk of the Town at the Two Brewers
Talk of the Town is a special show this Friday (22 Sept) in the Club Bar at the Two Brewers from 7pm. Hosted by the marvellous Saucy Sophie and featuring cabaret soul music duo Heart & Soul. The guys will be joined by some special guests and you can expect a night of quality songs and amazing entertainment. Tickets are £10 and you can book tickets via the2brewers.com
Cabaret at the G&D
The Duchess always has something ‘adequate’ up her sleeve at the George and Dragon in Greenwich. This Friday (22 Sept) you get the tartan songbird, Mary Mac and on Saturday it’s a helping of Lasagne, Lola Lasagne. Sunday all hell is let loose with three amazing acts, Mary, Sandra and special guest Tony Sinclair.
Miss Jason at the Old Ship
The classy and amazing Miss Jason is back in Limehouse for a night of outrageous fun at the Old Ship this Saturday (24 Sept). Get ready for an evening of songs, insults and bawdy humour from one of the scene’s best loved queens.
The Retro Quiz with Lola Lasagne
Every Tuesday evening the fab Miss Lola Lasagne hosts what we think is one of the best quizzes in the fair city. The Retro Quiz at Retro Bar off the Strand is a mix of piss-easy questions, name that song conundrums and totally crap prizes. Well, what do you expect for a quid per player entry? Plus DJ Heidi Heelz turns those wheels of steel.
Hard Up at Sweatbox
Soho’s only gym and sauna exclusively for gay and bi men hosts Hard Up Thursdays and Mondays every week where guys under 25 years of age with valid ID get in for free from 10am until midnight. And with universities all over the capital welcoming their freshmen all this month, it should make for a busy start to autumn. For more details, including how to book a Sweatbox massage, visit sweatboxsoho.com