RVT July listings. Regulars: Saturdays Duckie, Sundays S.L.A.G.S. / Chill-Out, Mondays Bingo, Tuesdays Bar Wotever, Wednesdays - Fridays Comedy, Cabaret, Party or all three. With London gay pride specials 6-8 July (see below).Click the headline for July details. And the Hot August Fringe with three shows every weekday evening starts Monday July 30. Preview here. Advance tickets for some shows available from Ticketweb. Gay bar / club / cabaret Royal Vauxhall Tavern is at 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall.
Click the headline forthemed parties at XXL from London Gay Pride on Saturday week + an extra party on the Sunday to the August bank holiday: XXL is at Pulse Saturdays 10pm–6am and Wednesdays 9pm–3am and in Brum with drink specials, massive garden area, 4 huge arenas, a mega cruise and Dj’s Christian M, Alex Logan, Joe Egg and Mark Ames + extras. All except Brum is in that gay London calendar. Gay club XXL is at 1 Invicta Plaza, corner of Blackfriars Road and Southwark Street. Advance tickets here
The Royal Vauxhall Tavern have a weekend of parties over London / Euro gay pride 6-9 July. Pride Eurofest on Friday and we have flyers for discount entry click here, Duckie on Saturday and SLAGS / Chill-out Pride Special.Click the headline for more info and T&C. London gay club Royal Vauxhall Tavern is at 372 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall.
Lovebox cometh and weather permitting, the Dalston Superstore bit looks pretty good. They say: "We’re super pleased to be collaborating with the amazing LOVEBOX festival this year taking over the second stage and transforming it in our very own fabulous Dalston Superstore Live arena! Headlining we have the amazing AZARI & III, PATRICK WOLF and The Rapture! We’ll also be bringing you the delectable sounds of Tyson, Ronika, The Golden Filter and our own very special dance tent with super special guests still to be announced.
What with Sunday being the Out And Out Fierce day, the main stage sees a spectacular lineup consisting of Holly Johnson of Frankie Goes To Hollywood, the legendary Chic with Nile Rodgers, Swedish witch-pop duo Niki And The Dove and drag superstar Jonny Woo.
Elsewhere in Victoria Park our naughty disco sisters TRAILER TRASH go head to head with Gutter Slut in the Big Top laying on an epic bill of DJ Hell, Tiga, Ivan Smaghhe, Hannah Holland and more. Whilst Horse Meat Disco host the NYC Downlow area with HMD residents, Andrew Weatherall, Tim Sweeney and Optimo.
You might have heard of this chap via Dalston Superstore' Sunday nighter, Tutti Frutti. He'll be doing their post-Lovebox event this month and we got to wondering who the heck he was. We sent some questions...
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"A summer like no other" Seb Coe keeps telling us and one thing's for sure: a lot of well fit hotties are heading our way - no, not for that sports thing our east but World Pride! We're often under-whelmed by these things but we must say we're considering volunteering to meet hotties at the airport.
Right, our first proper listings (already in the diary) are for Hustla Ball and Urban World Pride. Details below and more to come!
Hard On "London’s horniest dirty dance club" are recommending sportswear for the 'hot' weather. Plus DJs Brent Nicholls, Zoltan Junior and Tim Mcloone, dark rooms, cruisey sling maze, glory holes, private cubicles, wet area and more. £15 for members, £20 for guests, membership not required. Click the headline for details. Gay sex club Hard On is at the Union, 66 Albert Embankment.
It's only seven weeks to that La Demence gay cruise. Marseilles, Naples, Taormina, Ibiza and back with 1,800 gays, French cuisine, pool, shows in "Le Grand Théâtre", Sunset T-dances and moonlit open air pool parties, 12 international DJs and, we can exclusively reveal an indoor darkroom.Click the headline for more details, special deal for singles and more. Click here for Discodamaged's report on last year's cruise including vital alcohol information and our main complaint which was the lack of a proper darkroom - now rectified.
LA photographer, Blake Little, is in London Thursday June 14 to do a book signing for his book 'The Company of Men' at Gay's the Word. Lots of pics of hunky bears in the woods. "Most importantly, Little’s images shatter mainstream stereotypes of homosexuality and underscores that masculinity lies beyond sexuality".
The following Saturday XXL are having a 'Company of Men' party at Pulse, where you can get the real deal. Gay's the Word bookshop is at 66 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AB and Pulse is at 1 Invicta Plaza, SE1 9UF.