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What’s On Guide: Thursday 5th to Wednesday 11th December

Here’s Boyz What’s On Guide to the top nights this week in bars, clubs, cabaret and theatre including the Ku 24th Birthday. Pick up the latest December edition of Boyz for more news and remember to check out our advertisers and supporters adverts in the magazine for full venue details.

Thursday 5th December

Thursday at the Two Brewers starts with the Boyz Award-winning Golden Girls – A Musical from Two Box, and this is their Christmas special with Rose Garden, Tanya Hyde, Stephanie Von Clitz and Mrs Moore on for three nights. Tickets from outsavvy.com plus later there’s cabaret from the brilliant Titti La Camp and music from DJ Liam Chaplin. Open 5pm – 3am. Entry is free before 10pm, £4 after.

Tonight at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern it’s this year’s RVT panto, Slipped – Cinderella Rebooted, the parts of the classic story you never knew existed featuring saucy gags, parody songs, drag stars, a handsome Prince and a fairy with anger management issues. Open 7pm – 12am, show at 8pm. Tickets from vauxhalltavern.com.

There’s fun to be had at Ku Bar on Lisle Street where there’s non stop music and videos, and some gorgeous winter cocktails on daily Happy Hour 4pm – 7pm including Pimms and BlackberrySpice, Sloe Gin Nigroni and Winter Mojito all for £6. Special drink deals at Ku include 4 x Jubel Fruit Lager for £12 (all day until 7pm). Open midday – 11.30pm. Entry is free all day.

Tonight at the Duke of Wellington treat yourself to a cold beer or a hot bear… it’s always relaxed and fun at The Welly. Open midday to 11pm. Entry is free, but you can register for the quiz at http://eventbrite.co.uk

Tonight at Halfway II Heaven and at 8pm it’s Backing The Stars karaoke with the one and only Kevin Walsh where you can unleash your inner Kylie or Gaga. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

Head down to Rupert Street for those special Rupert Street cocktails plus don’t forget it’s Happy Hour until 8pm.

Ku Klub downstairs at Ku Leicester Square hosts #ThrowbackThursday, a mix of old school songs right up to current pop music with two DJs back to back, 2-4-1 drinks, student entrance fee discount and shot boys. Special Klub drink deals include 4 x Jubel Fruit Lager for £12 all night Sunday – Thursday. Open 10pm – 3am. Entry is £5.

At The Light Lounge , the cool and sexy bar located above Ku Lisle Street, treat yourself to classic and bespoke cocktails, plus premium beers, wines and spirits. Open 5pm – 11.30pm. Entry is free.

There’s cool tunes, delicious drinks and lively party crowd at Circa Soho in the cool and funky bar on Frith Street, with great house music, sexy guys and a Happy Hour. Open 1pm – 1am.

Little Ku on Frith Street – Ku Group’s sexy sibling venue is open every day of the week. Open midday – 11.30pm. Entry is free.

The White Swan in Limehouse presents its brilliant open mic night CJ’s Piano Bar with CJ on the piano. Open 8pm – late. Entry is free.

The London Hotel in Southampton has Karaoke with the amazing hostess Cherry Liqueur. Open midday to late.

Above The Stag presents their 2019 panto, Pinocchio – No Strings Attached packed with an amazing cast, original songs, stunning sets and enough smutty laughs to last you till 2020.  Tickets from abovethestag.com

Escape From Planet Trash is the ski fi themed new Christmas musical show from Sink The Pink and Ginger Johnson at Pleasance Theatre until 22 December. Tickets at pleasance.co.uk 

Soho Cinders at Charing Cross Theatre is a deliciously naughty musical update of the Cinderella story with an infectious score you’ll be humming long past midnight! Until 21 December. Tickets from charingcrosstheatre.co.uk

Chariots Sauna, in Vauxhall is open every day including all day and night over the weekend. Details of prices, times and offers at chariots.co.uk

Sweatbox is Soho’s only dedicated sauna and gym for gay and bi men and comes complete with sexy shower block, huge Jacuzzi, steam maze, private cabins, chill out areas and loads more. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Entry is £19 for a 24 hour pass. Plus, on Thursdays and Mondays, guys aged 25 and under with valid ID get in for free! For more details, visit sweatboxsoho.com

Wandsworth LGBT Forum’s coffee morning for Over 50s LGBT+ is at The Furzedown Project, 91/93 Moyser Road, SW16 every Thursday morning. From 10am – midday. Entry is free.

Friday 6th December

Tonight at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern starts with the panto and then it’s Beefmice with amazing DJs such as Silverhook, Cactushead and guest Ross Jones plus a sexy mixed crowd of bears, blokes and happy clubbers of every kind. Open 10pm – 4am. Tickets from outsavvy.com/beefmince

At the Two Brewers in Clapham it’s Ruggercub and their Yule Maul with those frisky Kings Cross Steelers and music from Emma Lindars with DJ Demon in the Cabaret Bar, then in the Club you get big tunes from DJ Phil Marriott. Open 5pm – 4am. Entry is free before 10pm, £7 after.

Treat yourself to some Friday night fun at Ku Bar and Klub today, with amazing DJs in the bar and downstairs will be playing tunes along with those jaw-dropping boys. Ku drink deals include 4 x Jubel Fruit Lager for £12 (all day until 7pm in Ku Bar). Open midday – 3am. Entry to Bar is free. Entry to Klub is £5 entry before 11pm. £8 after. There’s music all day, DJs from 9pm and topless bartenders.

Circa The Club welcomes back regular Friday night party Vibes with the best DJs and a gorgeously sexy and diverse team of performers all rocking our world in the state of the art venue. Open 10pm – 5am.

Halfway II Heaven tonight has another fantastic night of cabaret the fabulous Charlie Hides at 8pm and Shania Pain at 10pm. Open 12pm – 2am. Entry is free.

Rupert Street Bar the mega stylish Soho bar has brilliant 2-4-1 offers on cocktails and discounts on bottles of Champagne every day from midday to 8pm plus tonight there’s live music and a DJ. Open 4pm – midnight.

Every Friday and Saturday at The Light Lounge expect a chilled, classy but sassy afternoon followed by top London DJs from 9pm until late. Open 5pm – midnight. Entry is free.

Tonight the one and only Heidi Liscious will be DJing at the Duke of Wellington in Soho from 9pm playing the best modern pop classics. Open 12pm – midnight. Entry is free.

The City of Quebec has a warm welcome and a fantastic line-up of drag and cabaret performers from 8pm.

The White Swan in Limehouse has club fun with DJ Aaran Bader. Open 10pm – 3am.

At Ye Old Rose & Crown down in Greenwich it’s their weekly 80s night with all the hits and videos. 7pm – late. Entry is free.

She Soho is the only dedicated bar for LGBT+ women in the West End, the entrance is on Old Compton Street. Open until midnight.

The London Hotel in Southampton presents Friday Frolics with cabaret from the sensational Miss Penny and DJ Lucinda tonight. Open midday to late.

Saturday 7th December

Treat yourself to some extra special fun today at Ku Bar and Klub as they celebrate turning 24, with a big party that includes some free glasses of bubbles and cake at 7pm sharp.  Open all afternoon into the evening and early morning, the bars are packed with smiling faces, the DJs are bringing the bops and those saucy bar boys. Open midday – 3am. Entry to Bar is free. Entry to Klub is £5 entry before 11pm. £8 after.

Tonight at the Two Brewers it’s the two fabulous talents of Karla Bear at 9.30pm and the extremely naughty Sandra for big laughs and fantastic songs, plus DJ Demon in the Cabaret Bar and James John playing in the Club Bar. Open 5am – 4am. Entry to main bar, free before 10pm, £8 after.

Power House at Circa The Club is the hottest new night of world-class clubbing in this state of the art venue featuring the best in euphoric house with DJs James Lee Dawkins and Sam Londt playing dance anthems, Ibiza classics and vocal house, plus those super-hot go-go boys performing like no others. Open 10pm – 5am.

Rock ‘n’ roll honky tonk from Duckie at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern with Amy Lamé and music from The Readers Wifes, plus door whore artistes Father and Jay Cloth and special guests tonight Mystical Femmes, Dawn Right Nasty and Lucille Power. Open 9pm- 4am. Entry is £5 before 10.30pm, £8 after.

Treat yourself to Saturday cabaret at Halfway II Heaven with Mrs Moore from 4pm, Rose Garden from 6pm, Miss Penny at 8pm and the Boyz Award-winning drag girl supergroup, The Vixens at 10pm with DJ Justin Swift. Open 12pm – 2am. Entry is free.

The Duke of Wellington in the heart of Soho with DJs playing modern and classic pop all Saturday night with a mega friendly team and crowd. Open 12pm – midnight. Entry is free.

The Old Ship welcomes the ice queen with the amazing voice, Tanya Hyde to the stage with music from regular DJs James Armour and Matty B. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

Rupert Street Bar welcomes DJ Tasty Tim tonight and has brilliant 2-4-1 offers on cocktails and discounts on bottles of Champagne every day from midday to 8pm. Open 4pm – midnight.

The White Swan in Limehouse welcomes Fussy with Holiday Pay including performances from Chiyo, Shakonda Fire Oedipus Rex and more with great DJs too. Open 10pm – 4am. Tickets from bjswhiteswan.com

The City of Quebec has more cabaret fun tonight at this West End hot spot. Entry is free.

There’s always a warm welcome with drag and DJs at The Victoria in Walthamstow. Open until 3am. Entry is free.

Sundowners in Margate has the ‘voice of a thousand fags’ the one and only Mrs Moore live on stage from 11pm. Free before 9pm, £3 after.

The London Hotel in Southampton is Guilty Pleasures tonight with DJ Stuart J. Open midday to late.

Foam Parties are back at Sweatbox from 10pm to midnight. Sweatbox is Soho’s only dedicated sauna and gym for gay and bi men and comes complete with sexy shower block, huge Jacuzzi, steam maze, private cabins, chill out areas and loads more. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Entry is £19 for a 24 hour pass. For more details, visit sweatboxsoho.com

Unzipped is at The Backstreet in Mile End when you can get naked from 6pm to 10pm before the main Saturday night. Details at thebackstreet.com

TFN (Naked Party) at Covent Garden Health Spa in Endell Street from 9pm to 2am. jamieHP.co.uk

Sunday 8th December

Tonight at the Two Brewers it’s Power of Four with cabaret from Karen Dalton, Miss Penny, Michael Marouli and Sandra music from DJ Demon. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 8pm, £5 after.

It’s the Sunday Social at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern featuring the amazing Son of A Tutu plus DJs Simon Le Vans and Sean Sirrs. Open 4pm – 10.30pm. Entry is £5 members, £7 non-members.

At Ku Leicester Square on Lisle Street you can enjoy the delights of Lady Lloyd and drag guests downstairs in the Klub from 9pm till late.

At Halfway II Heaven today it’s the always amazing CK Sunday hosted by Crystal and Kelly plus that fantastic Sunday crowd from 3.30pm. Open 12pm – 10pm. Entry is free.

The Old Ship in Limehouse welcomes you to Miss Ross’s annual Christmas show  at 9.30pm plus regular DJs James Armour and Matty B. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

The City of Quebec presents more guest cabaret stars each week. Entry is free.

Boyz Award-winning Jivin’ Julie is back with her Bearaoke at the Kings Arms from 7.30pm. Open 12pm – 1am. Entry is free.

The London Hotel in Southampton is Sunday Night on The Podium with Drag With No Name. Open midday to late.

New from Sweatbox for Sunday afternoons is the Naked Workout every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm. Sweatbox is Soho’s only dedicated sauna and gym for gay and bi men and comes complete with sexy shower block, huge Jacuzzi, steam maze, private cabins, chill out areas and loads more. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Entry is £19 for a 24 hour pass. For more details, visit sweatboxsoho.com

Sailors Sauna in Limehouse offers Sunday lunches plus check website for details on early bird entry deals. Times and prices at sailorssauna.com

S.O.P. is back for more watersports fun at the Underground Club underneath Central Station. Open 1pm – 11pm. Entry is £10.

SBN & NBN at Union in Vauxhall, today with super hot porn stars Blaise & Gustavo. SBN from 2pm – 10pm. NBN from 6pm – 10pm. jamieHP.co.uk

Monday 9th December

It’s The Big Bingo Show at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern hosted by Timberlina with prizes and hoots galore and DJ Neil Prince. Show from 8.30pm. Open 7pm – 12am. Entry is free.

At the Two Brewers tonight it’s Mrs Moore’s Rock & Roll Bingo, hosted by her mother Ophelia Moore at 10pm. All the fun of bingo but no numbers! Free to play and you can even win some prizes (carefully selected by Mrs Moore herself LOL!). Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 10pm, £3 after.

Halfway II Heaven has Monday Night Early Doors Cabaret with DJ Jonny Pablo and Tia Kofi whips the Halfway to Heaven team into shape as they perform as their favourite queens from 8.30pm. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

There’s £2.75 deals on selected drinks at the Duke of Wellington today. Open midday – 12am.

Sweatbox is Soho’s only dedicated sauna and gym for gay and bi men and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Plus, on Mondays, guys aged 25 and under with valid ID get in for free! Otherwise entry is £19 for a 24 hour pass. For more details, visit sweatboxsoho.com

Tuesday 10th December

At the Two Brewers tonight it’s Karaoke Backing the Stars with mega host Kevin Walsh from 10pm. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 10pm, £3 after. And tonight is the opening of Merry Poppers: An Adult Panto the annual Two Brewers panto from the Boyz Award-winning from Two Box Productions with Poppycock and a dazzling cast. Tickets from outsavvy.com

The Duke of Wellington presents their weekly game of Bingo with drag hosts. Balls drop from 8pm. Entry is free, 99p to play per person.

Bar Wotever is at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern tonight presenting the best LGBT and queer performers both nationally and internationally on the RVT stage along with encouraging new talent weekly via their Open Mic slots. Open 7pm – midnight. Entry is £4/£6.

At Ku Bar Klub tonight is MX (Milks), a non-binary party night with hot DJs and a hotter crowd. From 9pm – late.

At Halfway II Heaven tonight the Ice Princess Tanya Hyde gives us her Frozen Christmas Special. at 9pm. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

The hilarious quiz at the Retro Bar from 8pm with guest hosts and DJ Heidi Heelz. Open midday – 11pm. Entry is free and it’s £2 to enter the quiz.

At Ye Old Rose & Crown in Greenwich it’s Showtune Tuesdays from 7pm. 7pm – late. Free.

S.O.P. is back with watersports at Underground Club. Open 6pm – midnight. Entry is £10.

At the Covent Garden Health Spa you’ll find a steam room, spa and much more including their own vape shop. For opening times and entry fees, visit cghspa.uk

Wednesday 11th December

Tonight at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern it’s The RVT 2019 panto, Slipped – Cinderella Rebooted, the parts of the classic story you never knew existed featuring saucy gags, parody songs, drag stars, a handsome Prince and a fairy with anger management issues. Open 7pm – 12am, show at 8pm. Tickets from vauxhalltavern.com.

Tonight at the Two Brewers is the weekly Quiz is in the Cabaret Bar with Sum Ting Wong and Tia Kofi and then the amazing Lola Lasagne is on stage at midnight and DJ Demon playing tunes to dance to until 2am. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 10pm, £3 after. Plus The Brewers panto Merry Poppers is in the Club Bar at 8pm Tickets from outsavvy.com

At The Duke of Wellington it’s the weekly quiz Didn’t They Do Welly from 8pm with Topsie Redfern or Martha D’Arthur on rotation. Drinks and cash prizes to be won and £3 entry per person. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

Ku Klub presents Bombshell, with Tasty Tim, Lady Lloyd and drag performances at 1am. 10pm – 3am. Entry is £5 all night.

It’s Martha D’Arthur with One Armed Wednesdays at Halfway II Heaven tonight plus music from DJ Justin Swift. Open 12pm – 12am. Free entry.

It’s Sophie’s Quiz at The Old Ship in Limehouse every Wednesday from 9.30pm with fabulous cash prizes.

At Ye Old Rose & Crown down in Greenwich it’s their weekly quiz from 7pm. 7pm – late. Free.

CliniQ is a holistic sexual health and wellbeing service for trans* people and partners at 56 Dean Street. Open 5pm – 7am.

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