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From the buzzing streets of Soho to the gay villages of Vauxhall and East London, via the popular local spots in greater London, there's a gay bar that's right for you just a short tube ride away or a mere hop, skip and a mince on your ol' lallies.
 
Circa’s 3rd Birthday

Circa’s 3rd Birthday

Circa

08/05/14: As if it’s been three years since a bar that’s become one of Soho’s most popular hangouts first opened its doors.

 
Soho Easter Bars Round-Up

Soho Easter Bars Round-Up

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18-21/04/14: With all the shiny adverts, bells and whistles that accompany the arrival to our shores of various visiting continental mega clubs, it is very easy to become complacent and forget just how lucky we are to have the breadth and diversity of permanent gay venues right here in the city that are open day-in and day-out, come rain or shine.

 
CIRCA

CIRCA

Circa

06/07/13: It wouldn’t have been a proper Saturday night out if we didn’t show our face at Circa.

 
Circa

Circa

Circa

15/06/13:  It’s such a shame that going for ‘one’ drink always turns into two or three (dozen). Actually it’s not so much a shame as it is fabulous.

 
CIRCA’S 2ND BIRTHDAY

CIRCA’S 2ND BIRTHDAY

Circa

02/05/13: It’s already been two years since Circa opened its doors and being loyal patrons we thought it would be rude had we not joined them for a drink - or six - well, it was their birthday after all.

 
NIGHT-BY-NIGHT AT CIRCA

NIGHT-BY-NIGHT AT CIRCA

Circa

Circa is the bar on the block that’s hot to trot, having lit up Frith Street since it opened with its unique combination of great music, charismatic DJs and fit boys. Everyone on the scene wants to be seen here at the weekend and the queue for the door can be stretching down the street. We spoke to head man Alan Winter, the only bar owner in Soho who bought a bar because his monthly drinks bill was pissing him off, and his harem of sexy DJs about why they think Circa has become the place to be for the doyens of Soho town… 

 
CIRCA

CIRCA

Circa

20/12/12: The Thursday before Christmas and Soho, naturally, was poppin’. So nice to see so many sodomites out celebrating the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ! And the hottest homosexuals in town were to be found at, where else, Circa, where the festive cheer was at ridiculously high levels.

 
MIDWEEK LOCKDOWN

MIDWEEK LOCKDOWN

Circa

Wednesday nights will never be the same again, as Circa plans to keep you captivated with four stellar spinners on rotation and a plethora of buff boys. Detained is Soho’s hottest new midweek sesh, and we sent master interrogator/petite criminal Lee Dalloway to get the DJs to confess to their own tales of wrongdoing… 

 
MUNROE BERGDORF'S BIRTHDAY BASH

MUNROE BERGDORF’S BIRTHDAY BASH

Circa

14/09/12: What could be better than spending a night in one of my favourite bars with one of my favourite gyals?

 
CIRCA

CIRCA

Circa

10/08/12: [Phone rings] Me: Hello… Kris Di Angelis: I want to go out tonight and be a vile old lush. Me: You can do that at home, and frequently do! Kris Di Angelis: Quiet slag, I’ll pay for your drinks. Me: Ok, I’ll come…

 
CIRCA 1ST BIRTHDAY

CIRCA 1ST BIRTHDAY

Circa

03/05/12: We can’t believe it's been a year since Soho was abuzz with rumours of a shiny new homoxual bar. It doesn’t seem like five minutes ago since the Circa crew were putting the finishing touches to this small but perfectly formed venue for opening night.

 
A CIRCA CELEBRATION

A CIRCA CELEBRATION

Circa

The newest member of Soho’s delightfully dysfunctional and drunken family has firmly established itself as one of the most popular bars on our fair scene. Ahead of Circa’s first birthday celebrations next week, we sent Lee Dalloway to chat with owner Alan Winter and their stellar line-up of DJ talent. 

 
CIRCA CHRISTMAS PARTY


CIRCA CHRISTMAS PARTY


Circa

22/12/11: In a year that saw her grandson’s Royal Wedding, and just before the same lady celebrates her diamond jubilee, we rocked up to another old queens party at the beginning of the festive period, as Alan Winter threw a camp Circa Christmas.

 
A NIGHTMARE ON FRITH STREET

A NIGHTMARE ON FRITH STREET

Circa

29/10/11: We rarely see Circa landlady Alana Wintour as happy as she is at Halloween, when her powers are naturally at their strongest.

 
DISCIPLINE

DISCIPLINE

Circa

02/09/11: What’s a girl to do on a Friday night when she’s trolled around every single gay bar, club, sauna and restaurant that London’s homo village has to offer?

 
SLUT MACHINE

SLUT MACHINE

Circa

03/08/11: Soho is best known for clubs of Kylie and Madonna fanatics, and while there’s a sugary sweet addiction to the pick’n’mix of pop venues, Slut Machine at new joint Circa offers a hidden treat for the eclectic queer.

 
CIRCA: ROOM SERVICE PRE-PARTY

CIRCA: ROOM SERVICE PRE-PARTY

Circa

16/06/11: Soho’s newest bar has already firmly established itself on the weekend scene.

 
CIRCA LAUNCH NIGHT

CIRCA LAUNCH NIGHT

Circa

05/05/11: Shady Pines retirement home, sorry, I mean the QX Office, was positively abuzz with excitement last week as we tarted ourselves up (i.e. douched) for the opening of a brand new bar.