CLUBS & EVENTS
O-U-T at Protocol: 6A South Lambeth Place, SW8 1SP. 11pm – 3am. £5 all night, £1 for under 25s. O-U-T is getting dirtier! Amateur strip night all night, hosted by Sister Jackie of Perpetual Indulgence and DJ Ricardo Prince. Plus, cruise terrace and men-only areas
BRÜT at Bloc South: 65 Goding Albert Embankment, SE1 7TP. 10pm – 5am. Brüt goes weekly at Bloc South. Furry fun with resident DJs and hot cruisey vibes, plus Alberto Esposito gogo dancing
Men Inc at Eagle London: 349 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, SE11 5QY. 6pm – 4am. Free entry until 10pm, £5 after. With guest DJ Spatial Awareness and resident Tareq. Plus BEER BLAST – Kronenbourg, Fosters and Red Stripe £3 all night.
Gloria’s at Wringer + Mangle, Spitalfields, E1 7EZ, 8pm-1am, free entrance before 10pm – She’s back! New venue, new vibe, same bitch. 70s glamour and disco decadence, with resident DJs Terry Vietheer, Neil Prince, Louis Banks, Oliver Keens, and Sam Hall.
Hustler at East Bloc: 217 City Road, Shoreditch, EC1V 1JN. 11pm-6am. £5 b4 1am, £10 after, £5 after 4am. Sexy new Friday night at East Bloc, with tech, deep vocal, electro, and retro house from Steven Artis, Zach Burns and Hifi Sean.
Battered Sausage at Dalston Superstore: 117 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB. 9pm – 3am. Free before 10pm, £6 after. Meat merchants serve up a smoked smorgasbord of DJs, inc Harry Cross, Luigi Di Venere, Stathis, and Maria Politi
Homo Superior at The Glory: 281 Kingsland Road, E2 8AS. 9pm – late. Free before 10pm, £6 after. Pay tribute to queer music icons and gay pop faves with DJs Sina Sparrow and Panos Z, and drag babes A Man to Pet and ShayShay
Sunset: A Celebration of the Music of Kate Bush at Royal Vauxhall Tavern: 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, SE11 5HY. 9pm-3am. £10. HomeGround and KateBushNews.com present their fifth annual party, with a performance from a Kate Bush tribute band, cabaret, and DJs playing all Kate, all night.
Klub: 30 Lisle St, WC2H 7BA. 8pm-5am. FREE b4 10:30pm, £5 after. Lit clubbing experience courtesy of the Ku boys.
Klub Nite at BJs White Swan: 556 Commercial Road, E14 7JD. 8pm – 4am. Free entry b4 10pm, £5 after, £8 after 11.30pm. Friday night clubbing with guest DJs in the basement
BARS & CABARET
Comptons of Soho: 51-53 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 6HN. 12pm-midnight. Super social pub downstairs, chilled club lounge upstairs.
Flamingo: 29-30 High Holborn, WC1V 6AZ. 7pm – 3am, free entry. London’s newest gay bar’s fabulous Friday night club night, cocktails and free entry
The Light Lounge: 1 Newport Place, WC2H 7JR. 5pm-12am. Enjoy the Ku Group’s newest venue; a boutique cocktail bar. 2-4-1 cocktails 5-8pm all week.
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.
Old Ship: 17 Barnes Street, Limehouse, E14 7NW. 8pm-12am. Free. Local gay bar in East London’s Limehouse.
Karaoke with Chris Reardon at Central Station: 37 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, N1 9SD. Open from 6pm ‘til 3am or later. FREE holler out a classic, discounted drinks 4pm-11pm
Circa: 62 Frith Street, Soho, W1D 3JN. 4pm-1am. Soho’s intimate but packed-out bar/club spot.
George and Dragon: 2 Blackheath Hill, SE10. 4pm-4am, free entry before 11pm. Mary Mac on stage from 11pm, DJ Grant until 4am.
Ku Bar Soho: 25 Frith Street, WC1D 5LB. In the heart of Soho, Ku Bar stretches across two floors for that perfect Soho warm-up drinking session and a little dance with downstairs DJs.
The Yard: 57 Rupert Street, Soho, W1D 7PL. Open till 1am. FREE. Renowned as one of Soho’s most unique and popular destination venues, with terrific outdoor space.
Freedom Bar: 60-66 Wardour Street, Soho, W1F 0TA, 4pm-3am, £5 After 10pm. Swanky, sexy cocktail destination in the heart of Soho.
Village: 81 Wardour Street, W1V 3TG, 5pm-3am. Popular Soho dancing spot.
Your Dirty Diary – Friday 22nd September
O-U-T at Protocol, Lightbox Entrance, 6A South Lambeth Place, SW8 1SP. 10pm – 3am. £5 all night, £1 for under 25s. A fusion of cruising and music for hot boys into hot tunes! Featuring an amateur strip contest, hot gogos and a men only area.
The Underground Club: Pants at 37 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, N1 9SD. Pants 12pm-6pm, £5 or £3 b4 2pm – underwear fun.
Vault: Cruise at 139b-143 Whitfield Street, W1T 5EN. 1pm-1am, £9. Free drink, cloakroom and re-entry. Horny cruise spot minutes from the West End.
Teds Place: Cruise & Dark Room 305a Northend Road, Fulham, W14 9NS – Cruise & Dark Room, 7pm-midnight, £3 – A horny night in the cruisey basement club in West London.