Thursday 18th May
Tonight at The Two Brewers it’s the Miss Brewers Pageant hosted by The Vixens with Charlie Hides in the Club Bar, followed by cabaret from Miss Penny in the Cabaret Bar. Open 6pm – 2am. Entry is free before 10pm, £3 after. Tickets for pageant from twoboxproductions.co.uk.
The Royal Vauxhall Tavern presents Heat 4 of Drag Idol 2017 hosted by Son of a Tutu. Open 7.30pm – 12am, show starts at 8.30pm. Entry is free.
The Light Lounge cocktail bar with Happy Hour 5pm until 8pm. Open 5pm – 11.30pm. Entry is free.
Kevin Walsh hosts Backing the Stars karaoke at Halfway II Heaven from 8pm. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.
Sandra is at the Admiral Duncan tonight. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.
Ian Parker and Tanya Hyde will be at the George and Dragon in Greenwich tonight, plus £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 2am. Entry is free.
Her Upstairs presents a queer band night with Crywank, Loone, Chrissy Barnacle and Alison Rumfit at Them Downstairs. Open 8pm – Late. £5 advance, £7 on the door.
G-A-Y Porn Idol 2017 at Heaven with Detox. To enter send a message to 07789 553868. Open 11pm – 4am. Entry is £1 with band from G-A-Y Bar.
Sweatbox Hard Up Thursdays with free entry for guys under 25 with ID between 10am and midnight. Open 24 hours. Entry is £17 or free for members or under 25s.
Pam Ann is at the Leicester Square Theatre with Touch Trolley Run to Galley, until 27 May. Times vary. Tickets from leicestersquaretheatre.com.
Above the Stag Theatre presents When Harry Met Barry until 11 June. Times vary. Tickets from abovethestag.com.
Kings Cross (Remix) featuring stories of LGBT London at Camden people’s theatre runs until 27 May. Tickets from cptheatre.co.uk.
Miss Nightingale the musical by Matthew Bugg is at The Vaults until 20 May. Times vary. Tickets from thevaults.london
Judy! returns to London for a strictly limited time only at The Arts Theatre runs until 17 June. Artstheatrewestend.co.uk has all the details.
Let’s Talk About Gay Sex & Drugs is downstairs at Ku Bar Leicester Square with a discussion on the theme of ‘Masculinity’. Everyone is welcome. From 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Entry is free.
Get a free HIV test from Spectra, part of GMP, at Heart of Hounslow Polyclinic. See spectra-london.org.uk for more details. Open 6pm – 7.30pm.
Wandsworth LGBT Forum has an over 50s LGBT+ coffee morning today at Furzedown Project 93 Moyser Road, SW16. From 10am. Entry is free.
Friday 19th May
The Mr Brewers Pagaent is on tonight at The Two Brewers hosted by The Vixens with Bratavio followed by Miami Ball with Rose Garden. Open 5pm – 4am. Entry is free before 10pm for bar. Pagaent tickets from twoboxproductions.co.uk.
Exciting new cabaret star Ripley presents Like A Sturgeon at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern from 7pm followed by hot club night BeefMince at 10pm. Open 7pm – 4am. Tickets for both via Vauxhalltavern.com.
Little Cosmic takes to the stage at Halfway II Heaven. Open 12pm – 3am. Entry is free.
The Old Ship in Limehouse presents Drag Idol Heat 2 with Mandy Gap tonight. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.
Her Upstairs present Boys Who Like Boys Who Like Girls Who Like Rock with Meth and special guests, followed by Queer Bash at Them Downstairs. Open 5pm – late. Entry is £5.
G-A-Y Camp Attack is at Heaven, 70s, 80s and 90s to today’s hits. Open 11pm – 4am. Entry is free with wristband from G-A-Y Bar.
There’s cabaret tonight at the Admiral Duncan From Son of a Tutu and Cookie Monstar. Open 12pm – late. Free entry.
Ku Bar Leicester Square is a great Friday night destination plus Klub is open late with hot DJs. Open midday – 3am. Entry to bar is free.
Sandra will be the cabaret at the George and Dragon in Greenwich. Plus £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 4am. Entry is free before 11pm.
Men Inc. at Eagle London with CJ Cooper and Sugabear plus free BBQ and drinks offers. Open 10pm – 5am. Entry is free before midnight.
The LGBT Humanists hold their AGM tonight at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1 and all are welcome. From 6.30pm. Entry is free.
Saturday 20th May
XXL Wrestle is on tonight with guest DJs Hoxton Whores joining resident DJs Alex Logan, Paul Morrell, David Robson and Joe Egg. Open 10pm – 7am. Entry is £10 for members, £15 for guests.
Son of a Tutu is at the Two Brewers in the Cabaret Bar with DJ Demon plus DJ Paul Short in the Club Bar. Open 5pm – 4am. Entry is free before 10pm, £8 after.
Celebrate Mrs Moore’s birthday at Halfway II Heaven from 3pm, followed by Rose Garden and The Vixens later. Open 12pm – 3am. Entry is free.
There’s cabaret tonight from both Vicki Vivacious and Lola Lasagne at the Admiral Duncan. Open 12pm – 1am. Entry is free.
The Old Ship in Limehouse has outrageous musical cabaret from The Boy George Experience. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.
Pop star Raye will be at G-A-Y tonight plus at midnight you can watch the latest episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 in the Departure Lounge. Open 10.30pm – 5am. Entry is £3 with a wristband from G-A-Y Bar.
Cybil’s House presents Grand Theft Homo at the White Swan in Limehouse. Open 9pm – 5am. Tickets from cybils.house.
The Big Bingo Show hosted by Timbalina is at Her Upstairs followed by Bombshell presents Tramp at Them Downstairs. Open 5pm – 3am. Entry is £5.
Duckie is at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern hosted and by Amy Lamé with music from those Readers Wifes. From 9pm – 2am. Entry is £6.
Topping and Butch will be performing at Central Station and DJ Chris Reardon will be on the decks. Open 12pm – late. Entry is free before 10pm.
Sweatbox hosts its weekly foam party tonight. Always popular with a friendly and up for it crowd. Open 24 hours. Entry is £17 or free for members.
Mandy Gap is at the George and Dragon in Greenwich tonight. Plus £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 4am. Entry is free before 11pm.
A Man to Pet’s Boys is at Dalston Superstore with hot go-go boys and guest DJs. Open 10pm – 4am. Free before 10pm, £7 after.
Misty Lee is at The Victoria in Walthamstow tonight. Open 9pm – 3am. Entry is free.
Spectra, part of GMP, offers free HIV tests today at Ku Bar Soho. Get smart, get wise and get tested. From 2pm – 4pm. Arrive by 3.30pm to be in time for the last test.
Sunday 21st May
The extraordinary DE Experience will be on stage from 5.30pm at Sunday Social at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Plus you get DJs Simon Le Vans. Liam Chaplin and Sean Sirrs. Open 3pm – midnight. Entry is £5 for members, £6 for non-members.
It’s CK Sunday at Halfway II Heaven with Crystal D’Canter and Kelly Mild from 3.30pm. Open 12pm – 11pm. Entry is free.
The Power of Three is at the Two Brewers featuring cabaret from Miss Jason, Mary Mac and Sandra. Open 6pm – 2am. Entry is free before 8pm.
Ku Kabaret is on tonight at Ku Bar Leicester Square downstairs in Klub hosted by Jacqui Swallows followed by DJ Lady Lloyd. From 7pm – 3am. Entry is free.
The Admiral Duncan in Soho presents Drag Idol Heat 4 with Son of a Tutu followed by Baga Chipz. Open 12pm – midnight. Entry is free.
At the George and Dragon you get Mary Mac, Myra DuBois and Miss Jason. Plus £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 2am. Entry is free.
The White Swan 3 of a Kind with cabaret, bingo and karaoke. Open 3pm – 2am. Free entry.
The Old Ship in Limehouse has musical cabaret from Miss Jason. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.
It’s Drag Idol Heat 4 at Central Station hosted by Victoria Sponge. Open midday – late. Entry is free.
Horse Meat Disco at Eagle London with Jim Stanton and Luke Howard. Open 8pm – 3am. Entry is £6 before 10pm.
Naked Lunch is at Union with a naked or underwear dresscode. Open 3pm – 9pm. Entry is £8.
You can now get a delicious Sunday dinner at Sailors sauna in Limehouse from 6pm. Open 11am – 11pm. Entry is £18. From 10.30am – 1.30pm.
Monday 22nd May
Tonight is Popcorn Matador at Heaven with stunning stage shows and great DJs. Open 11pm – 5am. Entry is free with a band from G-A-Y Bar.
At the Two Brewers tonight you get Rock and Roll Bingo, with Mrs Moore. Open 6pm – 2am. Entry is free before midnight, £3 after.
Her Upstairs presents the semi final of Not Another Drag Competition Season 3, hosted by Meth. Show at 8pm. Open 7pm – 2am. Entry is free.
Timberlina hosts the hilarious Big Bingo Show at the RVT. Eyes down at 8.30pm for a funday Monday. Open 7pm – 12am. Entry is free.
Karaoke – Backing the Stars is tonight with Kevin Walsh at Halfway II Heaven by Charing Cross. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.
It’s Hard Up Mondays at Sweatbox where guys aged 25 years and under get in for free with valid ID. Open 24 hours. Standard entry is £17.
The Admiral Duncan presents the hilarious Nancy Clench and her karaoke showdown. Open 2pm – 11.30pm. Entry is free.
Every Monday, Antidote and London Friend has a walk in clinic for LGBT+ people struggling with alcohol or drug abuse. The clinic is based at 86 Caledonian Road, N1 9DN. Open 11am – 1pm.
Tuesday 23rd May
Tonight is Drag Idol heat final at Halfway II Heaven at 9pm hosted by CK. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.
Lola Lasagne hosts the hilarious quiz at the Retro Bar from 8pm with DJ Heidi Heelz. Open midday – 11pm. Entry is free and £1 to enter the quiz.
At the Two Brewers tonight you get karaoke with Kevin Walsh. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free.
It’s Happy Hour all night long at the Light Lounge, the cocktail venue from the Ku Group. Open 5pm – 11pm. Entry is free.
The fantastic Bar Wotever hits the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Open 7pm – 12am. Tickets are £5.
It’s Drag Idol Heat 3 at Her Upstairs hosted by LoUis CYfer. Open 5pm – late. Entry is free.
Vaudeville is the new burlesque and cabaret night at Central Station from 8pm. Free entry.
Positive 21 peer support group for gay men living with HIV, meetings every Tuesday. 6.30pm – 8.45pm. Visit positive21.org.uk for more.
CODE clinic is a sexual health service for gay men offering chemsex support at 56 Dean Street. Open 5pm – 7pm. Chelwest.nhs.uk.
Wednesday 24th May
Tonight is the Drag Idol heat final at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, hosted by Son of a Tutu. Open 7.30pm – midnight. Entry is free.
Tonight is Heat 4 of Drag Idol at Two Brewers. Hosted by CK, it’s bound to be a night of full on fun. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 11pm.
The bears will be having fun tonight at Pulse for an XXL Mid-Week booze and cruise session with tunes from DJ Joe Egg. Open 9pm – 3am.
The Admiral Duncan Wanked Wednesday with Louis Cyfer. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.
Miss Penny hosts Play Your Cards Right at Halfway II Heaven. Open 12pm – 12am. Free entry.
At the George and Dragon you get Bona Bingo with Candy Slag In Drag from 9pm. Plus £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 2am. Entry is free.
The Duke of Wellington weekly quiz hosted by Topsie Redfern or Martha D’Arthur. From 8pm. Entry is free, £3 each to play.
CliniQ is a holistic sexual health and well being service for trans* people and partners at 56 Dean Street. Open 5pm – 7am