CLUBS & EVENTS
XXL at Pulse: 1 Invicta Plaza, Southwark, SE1 9UF. 9pm-3am. £5 guests, Free for Members. Midweek grizzly fun for bears and their admirers.
Bad Bitch at Metropolis: 234 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9NN. 10pm – 4am. £10 entry, £7 guestlist, £5 with special discount flyer. Raven Mandella’s brand new, deliciously wild night for TG and TV girls.
Cruise at The Bloc, 65 Goding Street, Vauxhall, SE11 5AW, 8pm-late, £5 (includes drink & coat check) – London’s new and biggest purpose-built cruise bar, with 3 play areas and black-out cruise zone
Uncontrollable Urge at Dalston Superstore: 117 Kingsland High St, E8 2PB. 9pm-2:30am. Free. Superstore’s late-night midweek dose of sleaze! Eccentric electronica and weirdo-disco!
Golden Girls Gold at Eagle London 349 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, SE11 5QY. 6pm – 2am. Free entry. A special Christmas selection of three classic episodes of the camp comedy classic. With free Baileys and Genügenflürgen cake! Open from 6pm with screenings from 9pm.
Ku Bar Lisle Street: 30 Lisle St, WC2H 7BA. 10pm-3am. FREE. Gorgeous midweek drinks at one of Soho’s hottest venues.
BARS & CABARET
Halfway To Heaven: 7 Duncannon Street, WC2N 4JF. Midday – midnight. Free entry. Raucous cabaret bar tucked behind Trafalgar Square. TONIGHT: Miss Penny’s Play Your Cards Right from 9pm.
Goosed at Royal Vauxhall Tavern: 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, SE11 5HY. Doors 7pm. Show 8pm – midnight. Tickets £17/£12.50 early birds. It’s the RVT’s camp old Christmas panto, starring Topsie Redfern and written by Pop Horror’s Paul Joseph.
A Christmas Night At The Musicals at The Glory: 281 Kingsland Road, E2 8AS. Glory doors 5pm. Show time 8pm. Glory free, show £20 (tickets available at outsavvy.com): Jonny Woo and Le Gateau Chocolat offer up a steaming Christmas feast of cutting edge cabaret!
“Night For Stef” in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital at Admiral Duncan: 54 Old Compton Street, W1D 4UB. 1pm – 11:30pm. Free entry. Fundraiser for Great Ormond Street Hospital, with Martha D’Arthur and DJ Little John.
George & Dragon: 2 Blackheath Hill, SE10. 4pm – 2am. Free entry. Bona Bingo with Candy. Eyes down from 9pm. Win prizes, drinks and cash! £3 club drinks promo from 4pm – 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.
Central Station: 37 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, N1 9SD. Open ‘til 4am. FREE b4 10pm. Cabaret then DJs ‘til late at this much-loved boozer! Sandra on every week from 9:30pm.
Circa: 62 Frith Street, Soho, W1D 3JN. Open ‘til 1am. Soho’s intimate but packed-out bar/club spot with the most amazing DJ booth in town.
Comptons of Soho: 51-53 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 6HN. 12pm-11.30pm. Super social pub downstairs, chilled club lounge upstairs.
Admiral Duncan: 54 Old Compton Street, W1D 4UB. 1pm – 11:30pm. Free Entry. Raucous Soho gay boozer! With drag king LoUis CYfer from 9:30pm.
The Old Ship: 17 Barnes Street, Limehouse, E14 7NW. Quiz from 9.30pm. Local gay bar in East London’s Limehouse.
The Voice of The Village at The Village: 81 Wardour Street, W1V 3TG, 5pm-1am. Karaoke with the outrageous Niklas Liljesand from 9pm. Win a £50 bar tab.
Black Girl Magic at Freedom Bar: 60-66 Wardour Street, Soho, W1F 0TA, 4pm-3am, Free. Festive cabaret wizardry from a host of super talented performers of colour. From 11pm.
Your Dirty Diary – Wednesday 13th December
The Backstreet: Buff at Wentworth Mews, London E3 4UA. 7pm-11pm, £9 members/£10 guests (free drink/coat check). Horny, naked cruise party.
The Underground Club: Hard Cruz at Central Station, 37 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, N1 9SD. 10pm – 1am, Free entry. Men only hard-up cruise night where you can get it on!
Vault: Cruise/Underwear at 139b-143 Whitfield Street, W1T 5EN. Cruise, 1pm-7pm, £9. Followed by Underwear, 7pm-1am, £9, free drink, cloakroom and re-entry. Get down to your underwear.
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