CLUBS & EVENTS
The Cocoa Butter Club – Showcase at Royal Vauxhall Tavern: 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, SE11 5HY. 7:30pm – 12am. Tickets available at qxtickets.com. Groundbreaking cabaret collective The Cocoa Butter club careens into The Royal Vauxhall Tavern for a special show.
Quiz Night with Sum Ting Wong and Tia Kofi at Two Brewers: 114 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UJ. 8:30pm – 10pm. £1 quiz entry. Always camp and a lot of fun: Quiz Night with hostess with a mostess: Sum Ting Wong & Tia Kofi! The Big Gay Comedy Show 8pm. Featuring a showcase of London’s up-and-coming comedy talents. Titti La Camp 12am. Drag fun from Son Of A Tutu, with DJ Demon playing tunes ‘til 2am.
BARS & CABARET
Man Up – Drag King Contest at The Glory: 281 Kingsland Road, E2 8AS. 5pm – 12am, show 8pm. Free As the queens crash into the mainstream it’s time for the Kings to be the vanguard of London’s queer counter-culture and The Glory is on the hunt for a glorious new leader.
George and Dragon: 2 Blackheath Hill, SE10. 6pm – 2am. Raucous late-night cabaret pub in Greenwich. Tonight: Kevin Walsh’s Karaoke.
King’s Head Theatre: 115 Upper Street, Angel N1 1QN. The Six Wives of Henry VIII 7pm. Howard Coggins looks like Henry VIII. There’s no escaping that. Stu Mcloughlin doesn’t really look like any of the wives, but he’s going to give it a go. Until 7th March. Tickets available at qxtickets.com. Undetectable 8:45pm. Hunky dream boy Lex and bright spark Bradley are falling for each other. Big time. After three months, Lex has decided that tonight’s the night but Bradley’s not so sure he wants to go all the way… Until 7th March. Tickets at qxtickets.com.
Above the Stag Theatre: 72 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall SE1 7TP. Spy Plays 7:45pm. Two plays inspired by real life queer spy stories. The Morning After 7:30pm. Thomas wakes up surprised and naked in a young man’s bed, and memories of last night’s one-night-stand come flooding back. Until 1st March. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.
Leicester Square Theatre: 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX. MUSIK. 7pm. Billie Trix. Icon. Rock star. Screen goddess. Drug addict. Billie has lived a life of excess and shares it all in her new one-woman show. Until 1st March. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.
The Pleasance Theatre: Carpenters Mews, North Road, N7 9EF. No Sweat 8pm. Until 29th February. Working together with young LGBTQ+ homeless people in London, Vicky Moran’s new play shines a light on a forgotten generation of homeless youth. Until 29th February. Tickets available at qxtickets.com. The Rage of Narcissus 7:30pm. Until 8th March. When Sergio arrives in Ljubljana to give a lecture on Narcissus, the first thing he does after checking in to his hotel room is to get on an app and look for someone to have sex with. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.
Park Theatre: Clifton Terrace, N4 3JP. Time and Tide 7pm. Until 29th February. A heartwarming tale of adolescent angst in the windswept seaside town of Cromer. Tickets available at qxtickets.com. La Cage aux Folles 7:30pm. Until 21st March. A new translation of the queer classic, Tony Award-Winning musical, by Simon Callow. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.
YOUR DIRTY DIARY
Vault 139: Cruise/Underwear at 139b-143 Whitfield Street, W1T 5EN. Cruise 1pm – 7pm. £9 includes cloakroom and re-entry. Get social in your civvies. Followed by Underwear 7pm – 1am. £9 includes free drink, cloakroom and re-entry. Strip down to your undies, and grab a guy.
Looking Further Ahead
Past Midnight, the Musical at Two Brewers: 114 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UJ. Thursday 27th – Saturday 29th February. Follow 7 colourful characters through their everyday dilemmas. The kind of people you walk past and would never know a thing about otherwise. Tickets available at qxtickets.com. Use discount code “PMM_QX” for 25% off tickets throughout February.
Buyer & Cellar at Above the Stag Theatre: 72 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall SE1 7TP. 11th March – 19th April. An out of work actor is hired for a mysterious job at an undisclosed location – and finds himself working in Barbra Streisand’s legendary street of shops beneath her Malibu home, full of her memorabilia. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.
And What? Queer Arts Festival at The Pleasance Theatre: Carpenters Mews, North Road N7 9EF. 18th – 28th March. A celebration of queer performance featuring world-class acts like Miss Coco Peru and Peaches Christ, and local performers The Bitten Peach and Baby Lame. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.
Power House: Pharaoh at Circa The Club: Hungerford House, Victoria Embankment, WC2N 6PA. Saturday 29th February, 10pm – 5am. £10 earlybird tickets available at qxtickets.com. Euphoric gay clubbing feat London’s biggest weekly gogo boy troupe.
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