This Week

What’s On: Thursday 7th to Wednesday 13th December

Thursday 7th

Tonight at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern it’s Goosed – the venue’s 2017 panto – with a brilliant cast including Topsie Redfern and Faye Reeves. Check website for other performances this week. Open 7pm – midnight. Advance and limited early bird tickets  from vauxhalltavern.com.

The hilarious Sandra is at the Two Brewers in the Cabaret Bar with DJ Liam Chaplin. Open 6pm – 3am. Entry is free before 10pm, £3 after. 

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

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

Sandra is  at the Admiral Duncan tonight with her STD. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

Compton Cross launches another night of top cabaret in Soho, check website for details. Open 11am – midnight. thecomptoncross.com.

Ian Parker and guests will be at the George and Dragon in Greenwich, with £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 2am. Entry is free. 

Her Upstairs presents Dick and His Pussy, the venue’s first panto starring Tracy Barlow, LoUis Cyfer, Ruby Wednesday, Herr and more. Open 5pm – late. Tickets from skiddle.com

New Bloomsbury Set has a world-class cocktail menu plus it’s Happy Hour every night until 8pm. Open 4pm – 11.30pm. Entry is free.

Ku Soho on Frith Street with hot boys and cool drinks. Open midday – midnight. Entry is free.

Snow White – Rotten to the Core is the Above The Stag panto on until January. Times vary, tickets from abovethestag.com

Boys in the Buff is at The King’s Head Theatre, Islington until 9 December. Times vary, tickets from kingsheadtheatre.com

Freddie, Ted and the Death of Joe Orton runs until16 December at the London Theatre Workshop, ECV3. Times vary. Tickets via londontheatreworkshop.co.uk.

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.

Winterville is open on Clapham Common with everything you could want in a festive event, including clubs, a fairground, ice rink, markets, food stalls and much more. Entry is free except on Fridays and Saturdays. Book advance tickets via winterville.co.uk.

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.

Friday 8th

Celebrate 22 years of Ku Bar tonight at the Lisle Street venue with a toast at 7pm, plus guest DJs and those hot boys. Open from midday to 3am. Entry to bar is free.

Tonight the Two Brewers weekend starts with Christmas A Gogo from Miss Hope Springs at 8pm followed by Heart & Soul with DJs Demon and Liam Chaplin. Open 5pm – 4am. Entry is free before 10pm. Tickets for Christmas A Gogo are £15 from misshopesprings.com

Goosed is followed by club night Meat at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Open 7pm – 4am. Advance tickets from vauxhalltavern.com

There’s cabaret tonight at Halfway II Heaven with Titti La Camp. Open 12pm – 3am. Entry is free.

The White Swan presents Klub Nite with DJ Aaran Bader. Open 8pm – 4am. Entry is £5.

SHE Soho is the only dedicated bar for LGBT+ girls in the West End from the Ku Group on Old Compton Street. Open until midnight. Entry is free.

Tonight is When Jack Met Sally at Her Upstairs with Meth and a host of stars paying tribute to A Nightmare Before Christmas. Open 5pm to late. Tickets from £6 at skiddle.com

G-A-Y Camp Attack at Heaven, 70s, 80s and 90s to today’s hits. Open 11pm – 4am. Entry is £1 with wristband from G-A-Y Bar.

The Admiral Duncan with cabaret from Miss Penny and Sandra. Open 12pm – 1am. Free entry.

Martha D’Arthur is at the George and Dragon in Greenwich. Plus £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open from 5pm. Entry is free.

Start your weekend at Rupert Street with sexy guys and cool drinks. Open 5pm – late. Entry is free.

DJ Ross Jones is playing  tonight at Comptons. Open 12pm – late. Entry is free.

Tonight is Simply Barbra’s Holiday Show at Christmas in Leicester Square. Tickets at christmasinleicestersquare.com

Nudity the naked dance and cruise party is at Union tonight. Open 10pm – 3am. Entry is £8 members and NUS, £12 guests.

Saturday 9th

XXL Construction at Pulse with DJs Alex Logan, Paul Morrell, David Robson and Joe Egg plus a host of bears and blokes. Open 10pm – 7am. Entry is £10 for members, £17 for guests.

Halfway II Heaven cabaret starts with Mrs Moore from 4pm, Rose Garden at 5pm and The Vixens at 10pm. Plus there’s a special Lip Sync into Christmas with Bette Rinse and special guests at 8.30pm. Open 12pm – 3am. Entry is free.

Mary Mac is at the Two Brewers tonight in the Cabaret Bar with DJ Demon plus DJ Nathan Hickery is in the Club Bar. Open 5pm – 4am. Entry is free before 10pm, £8 after.

Ku Leicester Square features Klub open till 3am with hot boys and hotter DJs. Open midday – 3am.  

At the White Swan Jason Prince celebrates his birthday and the launch of the charity single Love is the Only Law with guest Son of a Tutu. Open 10pm – late. 

Mandy Gap is at the George and Dragon in Greenwich. £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 4am. Entry is free before 11pm.

G-A-Y X Factor welcomes Rak-Su, winners of this year’s show. Open 10.30pm – 5am. Entry is £4 with a wristband from G-A-Y Bar.

I’ve ad Him takes over The Tiger in Homerton with DJs Silverhook, Tareq, Vilma Rae and Hedonica. Open 9pm – 2.30am. Free entry.

The Cocoa Butter Club Christmas Party with BBZ + Goldsnap at Her Upstairs. Open 5pm – late. 

Cabaret from Vicki Vivacious and Fanny Burns  at the Admiral Duncan. Open 12pm – 1am. Entry is free.

Duckie is at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern hosted by Amy Lamé with music from Readers Wifes. From 9pm – 2am. Entry is £6.

DJ James Bartlett is at Comptons tonight. Open midday – late. Entry is free. 

There’s a warm welcome at The Victoria in Walthamstow. Open 9pm – 3am.

Spectra, part of GMP, offers free HIV tests today at Ku Bar Soho. From 2pm – 4pm. Arrive by 3.30pm to be in time for the last test. 

Sunday 10th

The Holy Mother, Virgin Xtravaganzah, 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, £8 for non-members.

Halfway II Heaven presents CK Sunday with Crystal D’Canter and Kelly Mild from 3.30pm. Open 12pm – 11pm. Entry is free.

It is The Jingle Ball at the Two Brewers with the London Titans, Mary Mac, CK and Sandra. Plus in the Club Bar it’s Carols by Candlelight. Open 5pm – 3am. Entry is free before 8pm.

Ku Kabaret is on tonight at Ku Bar Leicester Square hosted by Jacqui Swallows followed by DJ Lady Lloyd. Open midday – late. Entry is free.

The Admiral Duncan in Soho presents Chipz for Tea with Baga Chipz and guest Sum Ting Wong.  Open 12pm – midnight. Entry is free.

At the George and Dragon you get The Duchess, Sandra and Tony Sinclair. Plus £3 drinks offers until 8pm. Open 4pm – 2am. Entry is free.

Margaret Cho is back with her brand new show Fresh Off the Bloat at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Tickets from livenation.co.uk

DJ Tasty Tim is at Comptons tonight. Open midday – late. Entry is free. 

There’s a matinée performance of the Her Upstairs panto at 4pm. Tickets at skiddle.com

The Old Ship welcomes back Miss Ross and her Christmas show. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

JOXXX, men only Sunday afternoon cruise party promoted by Suzie Krueger at Bloc South in Vauxhall. Open 2pm – 9pm. Entry is £10.

Sailors Sauna now offers Sunday dinner plus check website for early bird entry deals. Open from 11am. Details at sailorssauna.com.

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

S.O.P is back at the Underground ClubOpen 1pm – 11pm. Entry is £10

Monday 11th

At the Two Brewers tonight you get Mrs Moore’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Bingo. Plus in the Club Bar you can join the HIIT Club, an exciting workout class. Open 6pm – 2am. Entry is free before midnight, £3 after. Tickets for HIIT classes at hexlife.co.uk

Timberlina hosts the hilarious Big Bingo session  at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Open 7pm – 12am. Entry is free.

Karaoke – Kevin Walsh hosts karaoke at Halfway II Heaven by Charing Cross. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free.

Tonight is Popcorn at Heaven with stunning stage shows and amazing DJs. Open 11pm – 5am. Entry is free with a band from G-A-Y Bar.

Sum Ting Wong hosts the Dunky’s karaoke showdown. Open 7pm – 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.

Antidote and London Friend walk in clinic for LGBT+ people struggling with alcohol or drug abuse. 86 Caledonian Road, N1. Open 11am – 1pm.

Tuesday 12th

The Two Brewers Kevin Walsh hosts Battle of the Bars Grand Final. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free.

Rose Garden and Phil Lawrence are at Halfway II Heaven. Open 12pm – 12am. Entry is free. 

The hilarious quiz at the Retro Bar from 8pm with DJ Heidi Heelz. Open midday – 11pm. Entry is free and £1 to enter quiz. 

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

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

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 13th

Tonight at Pulse it’s the XXL Mid-Week booze and cruise session. Open 9pm – 3am.

The weekly quiz at the Two Brewers at 8pm hosted by Sum Ting Wong followed by CK. Open 5pm – 2am. Entry is free before 11pm. 

Tonight at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern it’s Goosed – their 2017 panto. Open 7pm – midnight. Advance tickets  from vauxhalltavern.com.

Martha D’Arthur is back at Halfway II Heaven. Open 12pm – 12am. Free entry.

George and Dragon Bona Bingo with Candy Slag In Drag from 9pm. Open 4pm – 2am. Entry is free. 

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

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