#JULIASAYS – Discerning scene musings from the princess of East London!

I’m very keen on keeping up to date with all the annual social events going on in London. I mean we’ve had London Fashion Week, then we’ve had Design Week, and now Art Week heading into just plain old Halloween lol!

I love the look of this; Studio Voltaire project currently installed for 6 months. The Oscar Wilde Temple is an immersive work of art and safe space which honors our LGBT+ community and liberation from its earliest days to the present where the space also work’s as a functional space, you can even get married there! Created by artists McDermott and McGough in partnership with the Albert Kennedy Trust and Studio Voltaire, free to go – 1a Nelson’s Row, SW4 7JR.

Oscar Wilde Temple

More news on the karaoke trend…I’M NOT OK-hole! hosted by Rodent at the Karaoke Hole up in Dalston on Thursday 11th October where, from 8pm ‘til 3am, all things 00’s and Emo will be unleashed with abandon. Expect your fave teen angst anthems to be sung, expect Rodent to guide you through a catharsis of indie mayhem and then meander home feeling a warm glow inside.

So yes then film buffs, there’s this; BFI Film Festival (10th -21st October) is going on this month and loads of screenings including Joan Jett film Bad Reputation. To go with the mood there’s a bit of rock chick special with with Debbie DJs Sina Sparrow & Xander Bernhard who bring on the Bad Reputation dance party on Saturday 13th from 9pm till 1am at the Benugo Bar & Kitchen at BFI Southbank as part of the experience, and it’s free to go!

Joan Jett
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More fun with Christeene’s Kamikaze Karaoke on Saturday 13th October at The Glory. Joining Christeene who will be leading the ‘caterwauling’ all night long Jonny Woo making sure things don’t get too out of hand from 10pm till 2am. This is going to be maje quite frankly so get down early because it’s going to be a road block! DJ Batty and DJ Liam keep the action going with all the tunage while Christeene and Jonny decide what they’re singing next.

Let’s have a mention for all the regular nights going on, on a weekly basis…Saturday nights let’s head down to Savage at the Metropolis strip club with special DJ guests every week, 11pm till 5am. Then a jaunt down to Horse Meat Disco every Sunday at the Eagle in Vauxhall from 8pm till 3am… look out for their Halloween special with resident DJ’s Luke Howard and Severino! Apart from the amazing karaoke nights going on there’s also the fab quiz nights and even I do one, Carry On Quizzing every Tuesday, 8pm at the Retro Bar, 2 George Court. And Mr Ted’s quiz at The Cock Tavern on Kennington Road every Sunday at 7pm, The Quizard of Oz is beyond too… I can vouch for that!

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