For more than 20 years Time Out magazine has been providing London's gay and lesbian community with a weekly guide to what's on, and now it has decided to launch a dedicated guide. Three distinct rooms host different DJs, and parties frequently begin at 2 or 3 in the morning, and run until the middle of the next day. A daily happy hour on cocktails between 4 and 8pm makes the most sense, which a mixed crowd enjoy to the tune of subtle mood lighting in neon purples and pinks. Visit New Bloomsbury Set. While most people think of Manchester or Brighton when it comes to a lesbian scene, the capital is up there with the two heavyweights with its long list of pubs, clubs and bars catering directly gay women. Visit The Two Brewers. I highly recommend this book to every gay person who plans on traveling to London.
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Raids and police harassment ensured that while they were open to anyone for the price of a pint, they might be risky to visit. Upper market wine bar on the edge of Soho. This book tells you more than the typical person would want to know, so you get to choose how much you want to discover an area of town. Brewers Tap , Walthamstow. Set beneath a railway arch in Vauxhall, south London, industrial-style nightclub Fire comes complete with multiple rooms and an outdoor bar, hosting some of the biggest and best gay nights in London. More Welcome Am I gay? Visit New Bloomsbury Set.
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British tourism industry chases the pink pound. Freedom Bar is a sophisticated gay bar and club located in central Soho. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Like London itself, Pride in London is big and many people from around the country and the world come to enjoy it. Brighton is generally agreed to be the unofficial "gay capital" of the UK,     and records LGBT history in the city since the 19th century. Discuss Proposed since March
Unskinny Bop The Unskinny Bop collective was formed at Ladyfest and is one of the nicest, most welcoming indie nights in the city. It's a bit niche though and probably not what you're after - but if you want something off the beaten tourist track Membership brings privileges, including free entry and the chance to jump the queue. When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it. Their resources and safe spaces for survivors and victims of abuse are extremely important for the community and have saved many queer lives. The Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been bought by a property developer whose plans remain unclear. As well as economics, cultural and demographic shifts mean that the mainstream is less prejudiced than it used to be, leaving some LGBT people happy to socialise in mixed environments or via the internet and mobile apps.