Pride returns to the capital once more on the weekend of 27 and 28 June.
Here’s our run through of official and unofficial events on the night Saturday 27 June in South London:
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Vauxhall: Pride Night at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Whilst Duckie decamps to Camden, The RVT hosts its own special Pride night with a PA from vocalist Therese (Put E’m High, Take Me Away, Time, Missing Disco) and gay anthems and dance classics from DJs Simon Le Vans, Andy Almighy and Sean Sirrs. Early bird & advance tickets from £6 are on sale now. More on Facebook.
Elephant & Castle: Beefmince
Beefmince is the official after party of Soho pub The King’s Arms at the Corscica Studios in Elephant & Castle (Elephant Road, SE17 1LB). Advance tickets are now on sale.
Southwark: XXL at Pulse
Saturday night staple XXL at Pulse in Southwark also has tickets on sale for Saturday night.
Elephant & Castle: We Party “Gods Of Olympus”
We Party will also be hosting a Pride special under the banner “Gods Of Olympus” at The Coronet Theatre, Elephant & Castle.Advance tickets are on sale now.
Note that The Coronet now operates a “No ID. No Entry.” policy and ID must be provided for scanning before entry.
This is followed by Beyond at the Ministry of Sound, which will then become the permanent home for the after hours party.
Vauxhall: R18 at The Eagle
The Eagle’s monthly XXX Saturday night “R18” returns with “R18: Unrestricted with Pride” from 9pm to 4am. Mickie Taylor and Riley Tess will perform live on stage at midnight.
Finally, moving to SW4, Kazbar (50 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UL) presents the launch of Dynamite with guest DJ Miswhite from 9pm to 1.30am. More on Facebook.
Pride celebrations will also be underway at The Two Brewers (114 Clapham High Street, SW4 7UJ) with La Voix and The Boom Boom Boys (open until 4am, entry is free before 10pm, £7 after) and Bridge Bar (8 Voltaire Road).