Events Archive

An archive of past events in London, including queer and LGBTQ+ events, and exhibitions and events that have now closed

9 to 5 The Musical

9 to 5 The Musical

The classic camp movie 9 to 5 is live and onstage as 9 to 5 The Musical hits the West End!

All About Eve

All About Eve

Gillian Anderson and Lily James star in the stage adaptation of the Bette Davis class

All That at the King's Head

All That

The King’s Head Theatre in Islington presents new gay play All That, as part of their 2021 Queer Season

Alyssa Memoirs of a Queen

Alyssa, Memoirs of a Queen!

For one week only, experience the magic of Alyssa Edwards as she sashays her way into London’s West End with Alyssa, Memoirs of a Queen!


Area, 67-68 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP | Gay London


Barcode, Arch 69, Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP | Gay London

Constellations with Omari Douglas and Russell Tovey


Theatre / From 18 June 2021: Constellations returns to the West End, featuring four different casts including It’s a Sin star Omari Douglas and Russell Tovey



Theatre / From 18 May 2021: Set in late 80’s Soho, Cruise promises to be a vibrant and intoxicating true story about Michael Spencer’s last night on earth.

Death Drop

Death Drop

Dubbed a “Dragatha Christie” murder mystery, Death Drop is a riotously entertaining evening of fabulous drag and heinous murder at the Garrick Theatre

Drag Fest

Drag Fest London 2021

Re-scheduled from March, the mega festival of all things DRAG is finally back, with live performances a-plenty plus a drag market, comedy stage and more.

Escape the Trash

Gay London Events 2019 / 2020

Gay events in London this winter 2019 and 2020 including theatre and concerts including 9 to 5 The Musical, Sink the Pink, Cinderella, and Winter Pride

Afterglow - Southwark Playhouse

Gay London Events Summer 2019

Gay events in London this spring and summer 2019 including theatre and concerts, from Christian Dior to the Pink Singers and London’s Gay Men’s Chorus

Gay Travel Links

The 150 Worst (& Safest) Countries for LGBTQ+ Travel An annual list of safe – and not safe – places to visit for LGBTQ+ people

Jarman at Greenwich Theatre

Jarman at Greenwich Theatre

A new solo play called Jarman is debuting at the Greenwich Theatre this month, celebrating Derek Jarman.

Outlaws to In-laws at the King's Head Theatre

King’s Head Theatre 2017 Queer Season

The award-winning King’s Head Theatre in North London is hosting a season of Queer plays for 2017, with work from playwrights including Jonathan Harvey, Kevin Elyot and Patrick Wilde.

Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre

Kinky Boots

The award-winning Broadway musical – and now a smash-hit in London

Mighty Hoopla

Mighty Hoopla 2021

After last year’s cancellation, the Mighty Hoopla is getting back on track for another round of 7 stages of pop-tastic music.

My Son's a Queer

My Son’s a Queer But What Can You Do?

Theatre / From 17 June 2021: West End musicals performer Rob Madge writes and stars in this one-man show at the Turbine Theatre this summer, which celebrates the joy and chaos of raising a queer child.

National Student Pride Festival 2021

Festival / 25 April 2021: Virtual this year because of Covid, but still promising students everywhere a fun festival of interviews, panels, club nights, performances and more.

Gertrude Lawrence and Noël Coward in Private Lives, 1931 - Times Square Theatre, New York., © Vandamm Studio. Courtesy of Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Noel Coward: Art & Style

Noël Coward: Art & Style is a glamorous new exhibition at the Guildhall Art Gallery in the City of London, celebrating the style and glamour of Coward.

OFF LND Reawakening

OFF London – Reawakening

DJ Pagano is producing another of his now infamous and inclusive parties, with OFF London Reawakening at The Steel Yard

Out and About - Barbican

Out and About! at The Curve, Barbican

Out and About!: Archiving LGBTQ+ history at Bishopsgate Institute is a free event coming to The Curve space in the Barbican this February and March.

Pride at the Palace

Pride at the Palace

Pride at the Palace is a special benefit concert which brings together the West End’s LGBTQIA+ performers and Queer stars to celebrate Pride.

Pride in London 2021 (Cancelled)

Festival / 11 September 2021: London’s biggest annual LGBTQ+ festival is back! The Pride in London organisation has announced the 2021 date – 11 September – based on latest UK government guidelines.

Staircase at Southwark Playhouse


A moving revival of Charles Dyer’s 1960s play at the Southwark Playhouse starring Paul Rider and John Sackville

The Black Cap

The Black Cap, 171 Camden High Street, London NW1 7JY | Gay London

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