CLUBS & EVENTS
XXL Leather at Pulse: 1 Invicta Plaza, Southwark, SE1 9UF. 10pm-7am. £15 guests, £10 members. Hi-octane, high-energy hairiness at XXL, with the scene’s best DJs and biggest dance floors! THIS WEEK: Hard hats and hard-ons for their construction special
A:M After Hours at Protocol: Protocol, 6A South Lambeth Place SW8 1RT, 3am – 10am. £4 before 1am, £8 after with flyer/concession, £15 OTD. Hard-hitting partying at London’s most notorious Friday night/Saturday morning after hours destination, with Michel Mizrahi, Flaviano, Nik Denton, Summer Ghemati and more spinning beltin’ house and techno.
NagNagNag at East Bloc: 217 City Road, Shoreditch, EC1V 1JN. 11pm-6am. £5 before midnight, £10 after. Notoriously nefarious night NagNagNag is BACK! With promoters Jonny Slut and Fil OK, and DJ Hifi Sean.
ATHENA Christmas Party at The Eagle: 349 Kennington Lane, SE11 5QY, 9pm-4am, free entry and happy hour until 10pm, £6 after. Festive 80s fun with DJs Paul Joseph and Gareth Hackney’s pop, disco and hi-NRG soundtrack.
Savage – The Official Black Madonna Afterparty at Metropolis: 234 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9NN. 10pm – 5am. £10 OTD all night. The debauched afterparty for Black Madonna’s gig at York Hall Boxing Arena. Feat. Krankbrother, TeTe Bang, Hannah Holland and more.
Cybil’s House – A Very Tacky Christmas at BJ’s White Swan: 556 Commercial Road, E14 7JD. 10pm – 4am. Advance tickets from £6. A tackalicious Christmas party from Cybil and her gang of miscreants!
Jonny Woo’s Electric Xmas at The Glory: 281 Kingsland Road, E2 8AS. Free before 10pm, £8 after. Join legendary Essex doyenne Diane Chorley and reigning queen of East London Jonny Woo, plus DJ Princess Julia and live artists James Davison and Josh Cryne, for this alternative, space-age, down and dirty retro electro Christmas bash.
Disco Brunch at Dalston Superstore: 117 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB. Midday – 4pm. Free before 10pm, £6 after. Due to popular demand, Dalston Superstore’s weekly Sunday afternoon brunch is now on SATURDAYS AS WELL.
Dalston Superstore Christmas Bash at Dalston Superstore: 117 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB. 9pm – 4am. Free before 10pm, £6 after. An all-star bumper Christmas bash from our pals up at Superstore, with Spencer Parker, Nadia Ksaiba, Mikki Most and surprise appearances from London’s drag queen glitterati!
Ku Klub: 30 Lisle St, WC2H 7BA. 10pm-3am. Kamp klubbing at ku klub, with hot DJs and hot boys!
Savage at Metropolis: Strip Club, 235 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9NN. 11pm-5am. £5. Weekly Saturday club night from the Sink The Pink crew.
Duckie at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern: 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, SE11 5HY. 9pm-2am. £6. Duckie’s flagship rock ‘n’ roll honky tonk, starring Rubyyy Jones
BARS & CABARET
Old Ship: 17 Barnes Street, Limehouse, E14 7NW. 8pm-12am. Free. Local gay bar in East London’s Limehouse. TONIGHT: Sandra
Halfway To Heaven: 7 Duncannon Street, WC2N 4JF. Midnight – midday. Free entry. Raucous cabaret bar tucked behind Trafalgar Square. TONIGHT: Debauched drag from Mrs Moore at 3pm, Rose Garden at 5pm and The Vixens at 10pm.
Admiral Duncan: 54 Old Compton Street, W1D 4UB. Free entry. Superfun gay boozer on Old Compton Street. With Vicki Vivacious and Heart & Soul from 9pm.
Freedom: 66 Wardour Street, W1F 0TA. 2pm – 3am. Soho dancing and drinking bar, with camp cabaret downstairs!
Xnto Panto – Christmas Cracked in London! at The Glory: 281 Kingsland Road, Haggerston, E2 8AS. 7:30pm, £8. – That CRACKERS performer Xnthony is at it again with a second night of his unhinged panto performance!
Central Station: 37 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, N1 9SD. Free entry before 10pm, £5 after. King’s Cross gay boozer. THIS WEEK: Topping & Butch
Comptons of Soho: 51-53 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 6HN. 12pm-midnight. Free. The grand dame of Soho pulling in a more blokey crowd.
New Bloomsbury Set: 76 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AG. 4pm-11:30pm. The perfect place to start your night out! Fantastic drinks prices and amazing happy hour, with all the latest pop hits!
Bridge Bar: 8 Voltaire Road, SW8 6DH, 4pm-12am. Free. Snug gay bar in a railway arch, offering cocktails, wines and light meals, plus outdoor seating.
Circa: 62 Frith Street, Soho, W1D 3JN. Midday-4am. Soho’s intimate but packed-out bar/club spot. 16 hour pride party with Adam Turner, Sam Londt, Jonathan Bestley, Evan Gorgees and Conor Bolton.
George and Dragon: 2 Blackheath Hill, SE10. 8pm-4am, free entry before 11pm. Greenwich cabaret and club joint. CK on stage at 9:30pm. DJ Spark until 4am.
Ku Bar Soho: 25 Frith Street, WC1D 5LB. Open till 12am (3am last Friday of the month). Perfect for that Soho warm-up drinking session and cheeky dance with downstairs DJs.
Village: 81 Wardour Street, W1V 3TG, 5pm-3am. One of Soho’s most notorious drinking spots!
The Yard: 57 Rupert Street, Soho, W1D 7PL. Midday ‘til Late. FREE. Renowned as one of Soho’s most unique and popular destination venues, with terrific outdoor space.
West 5: Popes Lane, South Ealing, W5 4NB – West London’s drag and disco watering hole
Your Dirty Diary – Saturday 16th December
The Underground Club: Pants/Adult Baby Club at 37 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, N1 9SD. Pants 12pm-6pm, £5 or £3 b4 2pm, underwear fun. Adult Baby Club 7pm-11.30pm, members £10, £15 non-members (inc life membership) A safe space for adult babies to play with their mummies and daddies
The Backstreet: Buff/ Mastery XXmas at Wentworth Mews, London E3 4UA. Buff 6pm-10pm, members £9, guests £10 – Horny naked cruise party with dark areas and video rooms Mastery XXmas 10pm-3am, £15 or £10 members – Brew Hunter presents the festive edition of his infamous night of SEX, Smoke and SUBmission. Strict leather/rubber dresscode
The Bunker Bar: S.A.S Skinheads and Squaddies at 217 City Road, EC1V 1JN, 5pm-10pm, FREE entry – Christmas boot licking party at underground club, with dark areas, cinema with skinhead flicks, and full bar. All with free entry as well!
Vault: Cruise at 139b-143 Whitfield Street, W1T 5EN. 1pm-1am. £9. Free drink, cloakroom, re-entry. Dark corners, catch a dirty movie, indulge your carnal side.
Bloc South: Hard On XXXmas Party at 65 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall, SE1 7TP, 10pm-late, £15 members, £20 guests– Notorious monthly fetish party returns with its final outing of the year, with three play zones and an exclusive London show from Parisian pig Aymeric Deville