This Week

What’s On: Thursday 16 to Wednesday 22nd May

Thursday 16th 

  Tonight The Royal Vauxhall Tavern hosts its fourth Drag Idol 2019 heat hosted by Son of a Tutu. Open 7pm – midnight. Entry is free.

  Tonight at the Two Brewers Titti La Camp hosts a screening of the Eurovision Semi Final at 8pm followed by cabaret from Rose Garden. Open 5pm – 3am. Entry is free before 10pm, £4 after. 

 Ku Klub downstairs at Ku Leicester Square hosts #ThrowbackThursday featuring two DJs playing back to back plus special drinks offers too. Open until 3am. Entry is free before 11pm, £5 after.

 Unleash your inner ABBA or Gina G as Kevin Walsh hosts Backing the Stars karaoke at Halfway II Heaven from 8pm. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free. 

  Tonight at Comptons it’s Soul’Hoes with Alex Eugenio. Plus watch all the latest sports events on their big screens as and when they’re on. Open midday – late. Entry is free.

  Circa Soho is the cool and funky bar on Frith Street, with great house music, sexy guys and a Happy Hour. Open 1pm – 1am. 

  The Light Lounge is the cocktail bar from the Ku Group situated above Ku Bar Leicester Square. Happy Hour runs from 5pm until 7pm. Open 5pm – 11.30pm. Entry is free. 

  Tonight at The Bridge in Clapham it’s the brilliant Drag Bingo with Topsie Redfern and DJ David Robson. From 8pm. Entry is free.

  Tonight G-A-Y Porn Idol at Heaven the guest judge is Silky Nutmeg Ganache. Open 11pm – 4am. Entry is £1 with a wrisband from G-A-Y Bar.

  Overtures Bar is at the City of Quebec from Wednesday to Saturday with special guests on the piano and everyone is welcome to sing-along. From 8.30pm – late. Entry is free.

  Sandra is at the Admiral Duncan tonight for laughs and songs. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  Little Ku on Frith Street is small but perfectly formed with great music and tons of eye candy. Open midday – midnight. Entry is free.

  The White Swan in Limehouse presents its brilliant Open Mic Night with CJ on the piano. Open 8pm – late. Entry is free.

  CMYK is the exciting new LGBT+ venue in Wimbledon with cabaret and DJs. Open every day, details at barcmyk.co.uk 

  At the George and Dragon tonight Mrs Moore hosts the Eurovision Semi Final. £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 2am. 

  Fanny & Stella, the musical about two Victorian gay men is back at Above The Stag theatre in Vauxhall. Runs until 2 June. Book tickets at abovethestag.com

 Boom Bang-A-Bang by Jonathan Harvey is at the Above The Stag theatre in Vauxhall. Runs until 9 June. Book tickets at abovethestag.com

  Little Death Club runs until Sunday 23 June at Underbelly Festival on the Southbank with Bernie Dieter and an impressive cast of performers. Tickets are available from underbellyfestival.com or by telephone on 0333 344 4167.

  Vincent River starring Louise Jameson is at Trafalgar Studios until 22 June. Book tickets at atgtickets.com.

  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. Free.

Friday 17th

  At the Two Brewers in Clapham tonight there’s a special live PA from SuRie, last year’s UK Eurovision entry plus cabaret from Mary Mac and KY Kelly and Backroom with DJ Liam Chaplin. Plus you can watch RuPaul’s Drag Race from 8pm. Open 5pm – 4am. Entry is free before 10pm, £7 after.

 Tonight at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern you get two amazing events, starting at 7pm with a live show from singer Conleth Kane followed at 10pm by saucy club night Beefmince. Open 7pm – 4am. Tickets at vauxhalltavern.com

  Rupert Street Bar has re-opened following its major refurbishment. Open 4pm – midnight.

  At Halfway II Heaven you can watch RuPaul’s Drag Race on TV from 7pm followed by Sum Ting Wong at 10pm. Open 12pm – 2am. Entry is free.

  The Old Ship in Limehouse hosts its second 2019 Drag Idol heat tonight, hosted by Mandy Gap. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  Tonight is Panda Pop at the Boyz Award-winning  Duke of Wellington in Soho from 9pm with music from day-glow princess, DJ Heidi Liscious. Open 12pm – midnight. Entry is free.

  Sandra is at the George and Dragon in Greenwich tonight. With £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 4am. Entry is free.

 Circa: The Club with its Friday night party called Vibes with hot drag performers and amazing DJs. Open 11pm – 4am.

  The White Swan in Limehouse presents DJ Aaran Bader spinning the hits. Open 10pm – 4am.  

  There’s cabaret from Drag With No Name at CMYK the exciting new LGBT+ venue in Wimbledon. Details at barcmyk.co.uk

  G-A-Y Camp Attack is at Heaven tonight with hits from the 70s to today. 11pm – 4am. Entry is £1 with wristband from the G-A-Y Bar.

  The Admiral Duncan in Soho has cabaret tonight from Mary Mac at 8pm, Cosmic at 9pm and Son of a Tutu at 10.30pm. Open 12pm – 1am. Entry is free.

 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.

Saturday 18th

  Tonight it’s XXL Military with music from Fat Tony, Alex Logan and Paul Morrell, with David Robson and Joe Egg in the Fur Lounge. Open 10pm – 7am. Entry is £10 for members, £17 for guests. 

 The Two Brewers presents its Eurovision party with a screening hosted by Titti La Camp and Lola Lasagne in the Cabaret Bar with DJ Demon from 8pm while DJ Chris Brogan is in the Club Bar. Open 5pm – 4am. Entry is free before 10pm, £8 after.

 Ku Bar Leicester Square with Lady Lloyd hosting their mega busy Eurovision screening party in the Klub from 8pm and open late until 3am. Open midday – 3am. Entry  to bar is free.

 Eurovision at Halfway II Heaven starting with Rose Garden’s Eurovision Lip-Sync from 4pm, and at 8pm it’s the live screening with hosts Kelly Mild, Kitty Patten and Shae G’Day with DJ Justin Swift. Open 12pm – 2am. Entry is free.

 Tonight Circa: The Club with top DJs and hot go-go boys in this state of the art venue. Open 11pm – 4am.

  Tonight is Eurovision with BGT star Sheila Simmonds at the Duke of Wellington from 8pm, you can book tables via 0207 439 1274. Open 12pm – late. Entry is free.

  The White Swan in Limehouse welcomes back the amazing Cybil’s House for their Eurovision party and screening from 8pm. Open 7pm – 4am. 

  The Old Ship is screening Eurovision with a free buffet. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  The Light Lounge is upstairs at Ku Leicester Square with a gorgeous cocktail menu, well worth a visit any night. Open 5pm – 3am.

  You can watch Eurovision at CMYK from 8pm, the LGBT+ venue in Wimbledon with Carmen Getit, Monroe Adams and Miss Minnie Bar. Open 5pm – 3am. Entry is free before 10pm, £5 after.

  The Old Ship Inn in Aveley, South Ockendon, Essex is screening Eurovision with cabaret star Julie Paid from 8pm.

  Tonight at the Admiral Duncan it’s a Eurovision free zone and there’s cabaret with Wilma Ballsdrop at 8pm, Jade Justine at 9pm, and Lady Imelda at 10.30pm. Open 12pm – 1am. Entry is free.

  At the George and Dragon you can watch Eurovision with Mrs Moore.  Open 4pm – 4am. Entry is free before 11pm. 

  Watch Eurovision at The Victoria in Walthamstow with cabaret from Sandra. Open until 3am. Entry is free.

  Duckie at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern with Amy Lamé and music from The Readers Wifes. Open 9pm- 4am. Entry is £5 before 10.30pm, £8 after.

  Tonight at G-A-Y it’s Silky Nutmeg Ganache. Open 10.30pm – 5am. Discount entry with a wristband from G-A-Y Bar.

  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

Sunday 19th

  It’s Queens of Cabaret at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern today with Myra DuBois plus DJs Simon Le Vans and Chris Brogan. Open 4pm – 10.30pm. Entry is £5 members, £7 non members.

  Halfway II Heaven presents CK Sundays with Crystal D’Canter and Kelly Mild from 3.30pm. Open 12pm – 10pm. Entry is free.

 The Power of Three at the Two Brewers with cabaret from Miss Jason, Mary Mac and Sandra with music from DJ Demon. Open 5pm – 4am. Entry is free before 8pm, £5 after. 

  The Old Ship welcomes the marvellous Davina Sparkle. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  At the George and Dragon in Greenwich we get the amazing Miss Jason, Tanya Hyde and Mary Mac. Plus £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 2am. 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.

  Admiral Duncan in Soho has Baga Chipz at 8.30pm. Open 12pm – midnight. Entry is free.

  Horse Meat Disco is at Eagle London.Open 8pm – 3am. Entry is £6 before 10pm, £8 after.

  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.

Monday 20th

  At the Two Brewers tonight Mrs Moore hosts Rock & Roll Bingo. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 10pm, £3 after.

 It’s the Big Bingo Show at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern tonight hosted by Timberlina. Open 7pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  Halfway II Heaven presents Kat Comedian from 8.30pm. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  There’s great £2.50 deals on selected drinks at the Duke of Wellington today. Open midday – 12am. Entry is free.

  Tonight Popcorn at Heaven. Open 11pm – 5am. Entry is free with a wristband from G-A-Y Bar.

  It’s £2.50 Monday at Comptons tonight with some great drinks offers. Open midday – late. Entry is free.

  At the Admiral Duncan tonight Sum Ting Wong hosts the Karaoke Showdown. Open midday – 12am. Entry is free.

  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 21st

  At the Two Brewers tonight it’s Karaoke Backing the Stars with mega host Kevin Walsh Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 10pm, £3 after.

  At Halfway II Heaven it’s the Third heat of Drag Idol hosted by the one and only Myra DuBois from 9pm with new talent and guest judges. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  The Duke of Wellington presents Busy Lady Bingo with Aussie superstar Sheila Simmonds. From 8pm. Entry is free, 99p to play per person.

  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. 

  Martha D’Arthur is at Admiral Duncan from 9pm. Open 7pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  Bar Wotever is at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern tonight. Open 7pm – midnight. Entry is £4/£6. 

 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, sauna, showers, rest rooms, licensed bar, massage and much more. For opening times and entry fees, visit cghspa.uk

Wednesday 22nd

  Tonight at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern the amazing Ripley is back with Especially For EU – Deluxe Edition, a Brexit themed lip-sync show with guests including Ellie, Rose Garden and Tia Kofi. Open 7pm – 12am. Advance tickets from vauxhalltavern.com

  At The Duke of Wellington it’s the weekly quiz from 8pm with Topsie Redfern or Martha D’Arthur on rotation. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

  Tonight at the Two Brewers is the weekly quiz at 8pm with Sum Ting Wong followed by Drag Idol heat final hosted by Danny Beard. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 10pm, £3 after.

 At the Admiral Duncan tonight is the third heat of Drag Idol 2019 at 9pm hosted by Crystal D’Canter. Open midday – 12am. Entry is free.

  Tonight at Pulse it’s XXL Mid-Week with music from DJ John Logan. Open 9pm – 3am.

  Ku Klub presents Bombshell with Lady Lloyd. Open until 3am. Entry is £5 all night.

 Miss Penny is back at Halfway II Heaven tonight. Open 12pm – 12am. Free entry.

 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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