WEDNESDAY 26th FEBRUARY

    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. Ground-breaking cabaret collective The Cocoa Butter club careens into The Royal Vauxhall Tavern with a residency.

    Hot Tub at The Eagle: 349 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall SE11 5QY. 8pm – 2am. Free entry. DJ Joe Egg mixes up the genres for a casual midweek special at The Eagle.

    Uncontrollable Urge at Dalston Superstore: 117 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB. 9pm – 2:30am. Free entry. Hedonistic hump day fun with a left-field weirdo electro soundtrack!

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    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 Titti La Camp, with DJ Demon playing tunes ‘til 2am.

    Bombshell at Klub 30 Lisle Street, Leicester Square WC2H 7BA. 10pm – 3am. £5 entry. Bombshell night! A drag fash mag slag explosion! Gird your loins!

    TNT at Freedom Bar: 60-66 Wardour St, London W1F 0TA. 11pm – 3am. Free entry. An explosive mix of Drag Burlesque and Boylesque! Ballsy Bingo 7pm. Hosted by Portia de Fosse. Eyes Down to win a £50 bar tab.

    BARS & CABARET

    Ku Bar: 30 Lisle Street, Leicester Square WC2H 7BA. 12pm – 3am. Bring in 2020. As always open as early as 12pm Ku is a vibrant environment for chatting and mingling.

    Admiral Duncan: 54 Old Compton Street, W1D 4UD. 1pm – 11:30pm. Fab gay boozer in the heart of Soho. Tonight: Tanya Hyde or Mrs Moore at 9pm.

    Man UP! Heat3 at The Glory: 281 Kingsland Road, Haggerston E2 8AS. Doors 5pm, 8pm – 10pm. Free entry. 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.

    Halfway To Heaven: 7 Duncannon Street, WC2N 4JF. 12pm– 12am. Free entry. Fun boozer slap bang in the middle of London! Tonight: Miss Penny’s Play Your Cards Right from 8:30pm. 

    The Old Ship: 17 Barnes Street, Limehouse, E14 7NW. 12pm – 12am. Quiz from 9.30pm. Local gay bar in East London’s Limehouse.

    The Kings Arms: 23 Poland Street, Soho, W1F 8QJ. 12:00pm – 23:30pm. Snuggle up in this traditional cozy bear pub and enjoy discounts on beer, ciders, spirits and mixers and everything else. Drinks promotions every Tuesday and Wednesday.

    George and Dragon: 2 Blackheath Hill, SE10. 6pm – 2am. Raucous late-night cabaret pub in Greenwich. Tonight: Kevin Walsh’s Karaoke.

    THEATRE

    Kings 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. 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. (Preview)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 7:45pm. Until 29th February. A heart-warming tale of adolescent angst in the windswept seaside town of Cromer. La  Cage aux Folles [The Play] 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.

    Bunker Bar: BUFF at 217 City Road, Shoreditch EC1V 1JN. 6pm – 11pm. £10/£9 includes first drink and coat check. Get naked and get down to it.

    The Backstreet: Backstreet Unzipped at Wentworth Mews, Mile End E3 4SP. 6pm – 11pm. £10 includes free drink. Take it off. Take it all off. No clothes allowed, just boots and trainers.

    Looking Further Ahead

    Above the Stag Theatre: 72 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall SE1 7TP. Buyer And Cellar 11th March – 19th April. Eastenders’ Aaron Sidwell stars as an out of work actor, hired for a mysterious job at an undisclosed location that turns out to be… Barbra Streisand’s underground shopping street. Iconic. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.

    And What? Queer Arts Festival 2020 Various Locations Across London. 13th – 29th March. Homegrown talent and international artistes, the bold, the brave and the brilliant. Theatre, performance, art. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.

    Human Traffic Live ft. Trade Printworks, London SE16 7PJ. Sunday 24th May. Iconic gay club Trade teams up with A Lost Weekend to curate a take over of Human Traffic Live, a four-tiered, multi-sensory immersive experience. Tickets available at qxtickets.com.

    BRUT Re-Union Party at Paradise London: 65 Albert Embankment, SE1 7TP. Saturday 7th March. 11pm – 5am. £10 tickets available at QXTickets.com. Men-only party for bears, blokes, chunks and hunks. Back at its former home to celebrate 5 years.

    Sex Circus vs Matinee: Pervert at Great Suffolk Street Warehouse: 29 Great Suffolk Street SE1 0NS. Saturday 7th March. 11pm – 6am. Tickets available at QXTickets.com. Super production, the sexiest dancers, cruise mazes, play areas, a darkroom and hundreds of hot guys.

    X-MN Party at E1 London: 110 Pennington Street E1W 2BB. Saturday 29th March. 2pm – 10pm. Tickets available at QXTickets.com. London newest LGBT+ party coming to the amazing E1, one of London’s super clubs. A joyous and uplifting soundtrack brought to you by established DJ legends.

    Proud Cabaret City: 1 Mark Lane Opposite Fenchurch St Station, London EC3R 7AH. Saturday 7 March. Arrive 11:30am, Showtime starts at 12:30pm. The Proud Drag Brunch. Sashay down for a fabulous Drag Extravaganza. Get stuck into an hour of bottomless cocktails and a two course brunch. Get 50% OFF – 2 Course Brunch & Bottomless. Tickets available at QXTickets.com


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