You can find a gay nightclub open somewhere in London every night of the week, with many staying open all night or even late morning the next day.
weekend: Sun 04:00 - 13:00
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One of London’s most iconic after-hours dance clubs attracting a muscle-packed crowd every Sunday morning. BEYOND is renowned for its brilliantly produced parties and exceptionally talented DJ’s including Steve Pitron and Alan K.
Best time to arrive is 6am-7am on Sunday morning (yes, morning). Advance tickets available at Prowler – and essential if you are planning to go on a public Bank Holiday weekend. You can also buy tickets online.
TODAY G-A-Y Camp Attack - 4 rooms of music
TOMORROW G-A-Y Saturday - club night
The world-famous Heaven nightclub is one of the longest-running gay dance venues in Europe. Today, it is home to the G-A-Y dance party on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Popcorn mixed party on Monday nights.
G-A-Y continues to attract the biggest acts to perform live on stage every weekend. Expect plenty of disco divas and a younger, trendy and somewhat camper crowd.
Popular Sunday-night gay dance party at EAGLE London in Vauxhall, with residents DJ’s Jim Stanton, James Hillard, Luke Howard and Severino playing classic disco hits and 70’s music.
Admission £6. Subway,Bus: Vauxhall
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TODAY OUT @ Protocol - from 11pm
New Friday night gay dance party in Vauxhall. OUT night features top DJ’s, sexy go-go dancers, “boys in the buff”, a cruise terrace and men only zone.
The party is held at Protocol at FiRE. Entry includes access to A:M AfterHours that kicks off at 3am.
weekend: Sun 00:00 - Mon 07:00
One of London’s best dance parties. For more than 15 years, this sensational Sunday-night party has been at the forefront of the European gay club scene, attracting the very best DJ’s.
Lightbox is Orange’s new home. The club has amazing visuals, with 15,000 LED’s going floor-to-floor, creating a unique experience. DJ’s play uplifting vocal, upbeat deep house to tech house music.
The party takes place after-hours on Sunday night until Monday morning.
weekend: Fri 23:00 - late
TODAY A:M @ Protocol from 11pm
London’s most famous Saturday morning after-hours club. A:M continues to bash out beats for those who just don’t want Friday night to end and features some of the best DJ talents on the London scene. Terrific atmosphere.
A:M afterhours starts at 3am on Saturday morning and continues through 10am on Saturday morning. Discounted entry before 6am if you arrive with a flyer/ sign up online for the guest list.
weekday: Fri 22:00 - 05:00
TODAY BRÜT @ BLOC SOUTH from 10pm
BRÜT is back. One of London’s biggest, most popular dance parties for bears, blokes, hunks and their admirers. Relaunched in July 2017, BRUT takes place every Friday night at BLOC SOUTH in Vauxhall.
Tickets are available online and delivered to your mobile phone. The club has an efficient entry and coat check system. Details of upcoming parties and advance tickets can be found on BRÜT’s website or Facebook page.
Admission: £10-15. Photo ID required. Best to arrive before 1am. Last admission 4am.
weekday: Fri 22:30 - 06:00
weekend: Sat 22:30 - 06:00
Relatively small (250 capacity), unpretentious basement dance club (“The Bunker Bar”) with graffiti-covered walks offering an alternative atmosphere to the mega clubs found in other parts of London.
East Bloc attracts a younger and trendier audience who want a night out without spending a small fortune. Music ranges from disco & funk to full-on hard house.
Cheap standard drinks and plenty of special offers. Nearest Underground: Old Street
TODAY WRONG! Night - from 1am (Saturday morning)
Saturday morning, after-hours underground tech house dance party, taking place at UNION Club on Vauxhall’s Albert Embankment.
The crowd is a mix of late-night clubbers from both the gay and straight scene. Discounted entry if you arrive with a flyer. Underground,Bus: Vauxhall
weekday: Wed 21:00 - 03:00
weekend: Sat 22:00 - 07:00
TOMORROW Saturday Night Party 10pm-7am
London’s most popular and friendly parties for bears, chunks, chubs and their chasers. This “cruise & booze” party is open Wednesday and Saturday night at Pulse in Southwark – and is nearly always packed.
Pulse has a good-sized dance floor, four bars and a popular and very busy dark room at the back! Regular special themed events – check website or XXL’s Facebook page for details. Don’t forget the “Hairy Happy Hour” from 10pm to midnight. Nearest Underground: Southwark
16-12-2017 Pink Glove night - - from 10pm
A queer indie, post punk and new wave disco for common people from DJ’s. Seductive Barry and Pencil Skirt in the scuzzy back room of The Victoria in Dalston.
Enter through the bookcase door.
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One of the biggest and best dance events in London. WE Party has established a reputation for exceptional music and production qualities.
Expect a world-class DJ lineup, stunning visuals and gorgeously hunky dancers who bring to life each party’s theme. WE parties are usually held on the first Saturday of each month at the massive art deco Coronet Theatre in South London.
Doors open at 11pm and the party in usually in full swing by 1am. From 6am onwards, those who have not yet had enough, head to BEYOND.
Nearest Underground station: Elephant & Castle (Northern & Bakerloo Line)
weekend: from 23:00 - Last Saturday of the month
London’s leading gay urban music party, mixing the best RnB, Hiphop, Afrobeat and Trap tunes with some good old disco mashups.
Held every last Saturday night of the month at Club Union in Vauxhall. Door open at 11pm.
Flyers available in the bars and clubs around London. Students with ID get discounted entry all night long. Look under 25 – bring photo ID. If its your birthday within 2 weeks of a party, email organisers for free entry for you and discounts for your friends.
Large dance party on four floors for gays, lesbians and open-minded people, taking place every other month at The Scala.
DJ’s play a mix of world music, R&B, soulful house, Middle Eastern sounds, groovy tunes. Admission 10-17£
North London’s new dance party from DJ & event producer Alejandro Asencio, for the queer, kitsch and Spanish crowd, taking place at The Archway Tavern or Nightclub Kolis.
Check their Facebook page for details of upcoming events. Nearest Underground: Archway
Monthly LGBT/mixed party in London (bi-monthly in Berlin) dedicated to the queens of hip-hop & R&B.
R & She plays only female artists of urban music all night. A favourite party in London with a super-friendly crowd and excellent playlist by DJ’s QBoy, Neil Prince and David Oh.
The party takes place on the first Saturday of each month, 11pm-6am.
weekend: Sat 21:00 - 03:00
London’s leading weekly party that celebrates the diversity of transsexual, cross-dressing and pure drag. Nineteen years old and still going strong.
Expect a packed house at The WayOut Club every Saturday night with up to 300 people of every race, culture, sexuality and gender. Regular live performances at 1am.
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