CLUBS & EVENTS
Eagle Bar at Eagle London: 349 Kennington Lane SE11 5QY. 6pm-2am. Free entry. Pool table, beer garden, music and videos, lounge areas and amazing happy hour drinks offers from 6pm – 8pm.
Therapy with DJ DO ART at Flamingo Bar: 29 High Holborn, WC1V 6AZ. 4pm – 3am. Free entry. Our gorgeous resident DJ Do Art drops by this Thursday for a Therapy session! East your mind, body and soul with chilled music and even chillier cocktails, as Do Art gives a musical mind massage ‘til 3am! Happy Hour is from 4-8pm, with drinks served by some of the sexiest men in the city! Plus they’re open until 3am, so make it a late one at Flamingo. Why cut the party short?
Happy Endings at Dalston Superstore, 117 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB, 9pm-2.30am, free entry – Flick the switch aboard the state-of-the-art big gay chariot with special guests and DJ debuts every week, including their notorious rave in the toilets!
THIRSTAY at Klub: 30 Lisle St, WC2H 7BA. 10pm-3am, £3 b4 12am, £5 after. Elle & Nieko kick off the weekend with a sexy mix of pop, house, & RnB
Karaoke at Halfway To Heaven: 7 Duncannon Street, WC2N 4JF. Free entry. Raucous cabaret bar tucked behind Trafalgar Square. TONIGHT: Wail drunkenly through your favourite tunes at karaoke!
Hard-Up Thursdays at Sweatbox: 1-2 Ramilies Street, Soho, W1F 7LN. 24 hours. Under 25s FREE all day, £16 others. Start the weekend early and relieve the pressure with this discounted day for under 25s (ID required) at Soho’s only gay sauna.
The Bloc, 65 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall, SE11 5AW, 8pm-2am, £5 (includes drink & coat check) – London’s new and biggest purpose-built cruise bar, with 3 play areas and black-out cruise zone
BARS & CABARET
The House of Pigs at The Glory: 281 Kingsland Road, E2 8AS. PUB: 5pm – midnight. Show 7.30pm, £10. Character comedian Phil Dunning hosts a comedy night, with Lolly Adefope and Phoebe Walsh
RVT Panto Preview: Goosed! at Royal Vauxhall Tavern: 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, SE11 5HY, doors 7pm, show 8pm, £12 It’s that time of year again! The first chance to see RVT’s panto offering, a tale of clubs, greed, and golden ‘eggs’
Cocktails & Dreams at West 5: Pope’s Lane, South Ealing, W5 4NB. Open from 8pm. Drinks and dancing at Ealing’s premier gay establishment!
New Bloomsbury Set: 76 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AG. 4pm – 11:30pm. Gorgeous cocktail bar with a friendly crowd, plus one of the best happy hours around; every weekday until 10pm: £10 bottle of house wine, 2 cocktails for £10 or double up on house spirits for £1.
The Old Ship: 17 Barnes Street, E14 7NW. Local gay bar in East London’s Limehouse.
Comptons of Soho: 51-53 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 6HN. 12pm-11.30pm. Thursdays at Comptons only mean one thing – Tasty Tim’s takeover! House classics all night from 8:30pm.
Circa: 62 Frith Street, Soho, W1. 4pm-4am. Thursdays are the new Fridays at Soho’s intimate bar/club spot with the most amazing DJ booth in town.
Village: 81 Wardour Street, W1V 3TG, 5pm-2am. Happy hour 5-9pm, followed by DJ Louis Chatten and sexy gogo boys
Halfway To Heaven: 7 Duncannon Street, WC2N 4JF. Midday – midnight. Free entry. Raucous cabaret bar tucked behind Trafalgar Square. TONIGHT: Karaoke from 8pm
The Light Lounge: 1 Newport Place, WC2H 7JR. 5pm-11:30pm. Enjoy the Ku Group’s newest venue; a boutique cocktail bar. 2-4-1 cocktails 5-8pm all week.
Two Brewers: 114 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UJ. Bar open 6pm-2am. FREE b4 10pm, £3 after. Popular South London cabaret/club spot with Tanya Hyde and DJ Liam Chaplin
Admiral Duncan: 54 Old Compton Street, W1D 4UB. 1pm – 11:30pm. Free entry. Superfun gay boozer on Old Compton Street. TONIGHT: Sandra from 9:30pm.
The Kings Arms 23 Poland Street, W1F 8QJ 12pm-11.30pm – Soho gay pub, always game for a drink and a dance, with drinks promotions.
George and Dragon: 2 Blackheath Hill, SE10. 8pm-2am, free entry. The friendly Greenwich local. TONIGHT: Piano Bar with Ian Parker and hostess Crystal D’Canter from 9.30pm. £3 club drinks promo from 4pm – 8pm.
Piano Bar at BJs White Swan: 556 Commercial Road, E14 7JD. 5pm – 2am. Free entry CJ and Jackie open up the piano bar for an ol’ fashioned East London knees up!
Your Dirty Diary – Thursday 16th November
The Underground Club: Pants/Spankz/Come To Daddy at 37 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, N1 9SD. Pants, 12pm-6pm, £5 or £3 b4 2pm, underwear fun. Spankz, 6pm-10pm, £5 b4 7pm & £7 after, CP night for rougher, tougher play. Come To Daddy, 10pm-2am, £6, for bears, daddies, big boys, chubs and chasers.
Vault: Cruise/Stripped at 139b-143 Whitfield Street, W1T 5EN. Cruise, 1-7pm, £9. Followed by Stripped 7pm-1am £9 naked only
Teds Place: TV/TS Party Night at 305a North End Rd, Fulham, W14 9NS. 7pm-midnight, £5. – Night for lovers of trans, drag and gay beauties. Something for everyone!
The Bloc at 65 Goding Street, SE11 5AW, 8pm-2am – Open Monday to Thursday, The Bloc is Vauxhall’s new men-only cruise bar, with two levels of cruise areas, play spaces, and a fully-enclosed smokers’ yard
Fire: Horse Fair at 39 Parry Street, SW8 1RT. 9pm – 2am. £12 entry. Carefully controlled and overseen party in which hooded ‘mares’ offer themselves to ‘stallions’ without ever seeing their faces.