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WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY

ASHES TO ASHES: BOWIE CABARET

TIMES: 7PM 'TIL MIDNIGHT (SHOW STARTS 7.30PM)

COSTS: ADV £12  DOOR £15

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ASHES TO ASHES V a cabaret tribute to DAVID BOWIE

Wednesday 26th February will see an

all-star cast of the UK’s finest cabaret performers

pay tribute, in song and spectacle, in honour and in humour, to the Thin White, Ziggy Stardust, Major Tom, Jareth The Goblin King and Aladdin Sane himself, the late and great Mr. David Bowie!

PERFORMANCE FROM:

BENJAMIN LOUCHE

Hang On To Yourself for your host and bloviator of Bowienesses!

DUSTY LIMITS

The return of the thin white duke of cabaret!

MARK ANTHONY

Torn your dress? Face a mess? How could he know?!

MOLLY BETH MOROSSA

Fresh out of the oxygen tent, she asked for the latest party!

KEITH RAMSAY

Serenading you with apocalypse songs of Future Legend!

CARROT

Here for all you kooks to make everything Hunky Dory!

VJ SPANKIE

Dances that Magic Dance, jumps that magic jump, as only she can!

ALOHA DEAD

Ethereal and Deranged, putting our fire with gasoline!

EVELYN CARNATE

Feel the love of her caress, she will be your living end!

ANDROMEDA

The impossible! A Chameleon, Comedian, Corinthian and Caricature!

AMELIA SPARKLES

Rises above our heads to writhe in a Moonage Daydream!

CAROL CATES

Chanteuse sings a songs of darkness and despair to shake you cold!


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* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS ADVISED!

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FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY

BIG FAT KARAOKE FRIDAYZ

TIMES: 8.30PM 'TIL 2AM (KARAOKE UNTIL 1AM)

FREE B4 11PM / £5 AFTER

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YOU'VE ASKED...WE'VE GIVEN...

HERE'S AN EXTRA SPECIAL DOSE OF KARAOKE GOODNESS TO END THE MONTH!

The working week is done! Shrug it off, grab that FRIDAY FEELING and get ready to BELT IT OUT!
We're going KARAOKE KERRAZY

IN THE BIG ROOM 'COZ WE CAN!
No themes...no gimmicks.... just
HARD + FAST PARTY TIMES!
LOADSA SONGZ!

LOADSA FUN!

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PLEASE NOTE:

* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

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SATURDAY 29TH FEBRUARY

PARTY LIKE IT'S Y2K!

TIMES: 9PM 'TIL 2AM

ADV: EARLYBIRDS £5 (SOLD OUT) |1ST WAVE £6|2ND WAVE £7

ON THE DOOR: £8 BEFORE 10PM | £10 AFTER

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B'DAY PEEPS GET FREE ENTRY! EMAIL US AND WE'LL ALSO SORT CHEAPLIST FOR YOUR MATES!!
Email: info@workersplaytime.net with 'Party like it's Y2K FEB ' in the subject

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Calling all Mean Girls, Millenials and Sk8ter Bois it's time to throwback to a more Simple Life and get drrrty!
Juicy Couture and VonDutch at the ready – Grab a wkd Blue message your Top 8 and get ready to regress…
WE'RE HEADING BACK TO THE 00s!

DJ Safari Phil plugs in his Ipod shuffle to spin all
YOUR FAVE CHART TOPPERS FROM '99 - '09!
Think Fetch and Fergalicious INDIE, POP, R'N'B AND HIP HOP ripped straight from Napster.
Expect: Britney, Busted, Backstreet Boys, Beyonce, Missy, MisTeeq, McFly, Nelly, Nysync, Killers, Kylie, Avril, Xtina and Usher!
PLUS.... plenty of Nostalgic novelties, one hit wonders and theme tunes thrown in for good measure!
Get ready to bring sexy back and shake it like a Polaroid picture BUT.... remember to save the last dance for me!

Make yourself look *SO HOT RIGHT NOW* at our
*DIY MAKEOVER STAND!*
Become the Glitter-tastic Cyber babe or buff boyband baller you always dreamed of!

*LIVE SHOWS!*  ACTS TBA!

Show us your best moves in the *DANCE-OFF*
You’ll be steppin’ up and spinnin’ around to the sound of the underground!
Get tangled in *TWISTER!*
See how low you can go in the *LIMBO!*

Dig out your best and dress to impress! Think 00s VMA red carpet realness, Paris Hilton Couture, Spiky hair and studded belts, Cargo pants and heels, Patchwork denim and popped collars, Gold Diggers, Groovy Chicks and Gossip Gurlz!

Bend and snap then BRING IT ON!

DRINKS DEALS 9PM - 10PM: 3 WKD BLUES FOR A TENNER! LOL

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* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS ADVISED!

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WEDNESDAY 4TH MARCH

AMP PRESENTS:

ARLO PARKS / COLLARD

TIMES: 7.30PM 'TIL MIDNIGHT

SOLD OUT

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ANNIE MAC PRESENTS:

ARLO PARKS.

COLLARD.

& LUCY LU


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THURSDAY 5TH MARCH

IN THE LIVING ROOM WITH

THE COMEDIASIANS!

TIMES: 8PM 'TIL MIDNIGHT

PAY WHAT YOU  FEEL BUCKET COLLECTION

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Comediasians is the UK’s first all Asian improv troupe dedicated to celebrating Asian performers in London.

We invite different special guest performers each night and use their sets to inspire some long-form improv comedy.
No night is the same!

The up-and-coming crew is formed of members from some of the UK’s top comedy associations, including Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, Second City, IO, Free Association, Hoopla and the BBC Writers Room.


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FRIDAY 6TH MARCH 

GIRL POWER

TIMES: 9PM 'TIL 2AM

ADV:1ST WAVE:£4|2ND WAVE:£5|3RD WAVE £7

ON THE DOOR: £8

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Join us for a night of DJs, Drag Queens & Dancing!

The best female & LGBTQ line ups playing tracks from the QUEENS OF R'N'B, POP AND HIPHOP!

From 90's babes to present day divas, Girl Power brings you a night full of Bey, Ri, Tay, Jen, Nicki, Xtina and the rest of music's leading ladies.

Assemble your squad and come ready to SLAY.

Arrive early to see the performances!

THE ULTIMATE GNO, but for everyone - 100% good vibes and killer moves.

If you're celebrating your birthday that month, then get in touch. Free entry for the birthday gurl, just e-mail girlpowerlondon@gmail.com for details.

EVERYONE WELCOME!

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* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS ADVISED!

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KARAOKE FRIDAYZ

TIMES: 8.30PM 'TIL MIDNIGHT

FREE ENTRY

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The working week is done! Shrug it off, grab that FRIDAY FEELING and get ready to BELT IT OUT!
We're going KARAOKE KERRAZY down in the BGWMC Basement - 'COZ WE CAN!
No themes...no gimmicks.... just
HARD + FAST PARTY TIMES!
FREE SHOT FOR EVERY SINGER!
LOADSA SONGZ!

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PLEASE NOTE:

* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* GIRL POWER ATTENDEES (WITH STAMP) CAN ACCESS KARAOKE!

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SATURDAY 7TH MARCH

MARIAH & FRIENDZ

TIMES: 9PM 'TIL 2AM

ADV: 1ST WAVE £8 | 2ND WAVE £10

ON THE DOOR: £14

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Mariah & Friendz has been hosting OTT parties since 2013 in East London, with a monthly residency at the iconic Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club.

Mariah Carey is our vague inspiration and muse – think glitter, questionable live vocals and heaps of delusion!

In-your-face performances from some of London’s best queer performers mix with classic dance floor fillers to create one hell of a party!

SWEATY! SASSY! SLOPPY! SHINY! STUPID!

EXPECT 2 FLOORS OF FUNTIMES!

LINEUP TBA!

"Top parties in London" - Vogue
"A sass packed lineup of London's finest drag, cabaret and circus talent" - Stylist Magazine
“Gloriously over-the-top … full-fat-fun” – Time Out

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PLEASE NOTE:

* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* SHOW KICKS OFF AT 9.30PM
* THIS EVENT GETS VERY BUSY - ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID ANY QUEUES!

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SATURDAY 14TH MARCH 

LADY OLÉ 4TH BIRTHDAY!

TIMES: 9PM 'TIL 2AM(ISH)

ADV: £12

DOOR: £15

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Spanish and British queer cultures collide in a KITCHSY, CRAZY, COLOURFUL CLUBNIGHT!

The SENSATIONAL SPANISH DARLINGS are back to rock BGWMC with glitter, acrylic hair, and im-pop-ssible Spanish tunes! Say ya-ya-yay!!!

Yet another year has gone by and all of a sudden we're turning FOUR!! Wrinkles never looked so fabulous and ageing with friends is the ultimate gift so let's celebrate the way we deserve! Here's what's in store for our 4th BIRTHDAY GET TOGETHER including extra dancing time ;) ;)

UPSTAIRS: SAMANTHA HUDSON & RESIDENTS

Samantha Hudson released her first single when she was just 16; 'Maricón' (Faggot) became an instant DIY trash queer classic and gained her youtube popularity. Now, aged 20 she is a true queer icon for the Spanish generation Z hailing at the forefront of Spain's underground, dissident queer vanguard, often compared to Almodovar's muse Fabio Macnamara. Samantha is heretic, unpredictable, witty, trashy, and fierce on stage. This is her UK debut. Expect the unexpected.
PLUS: Residents DJs Los Alejandros spinning their usual combo of Spanish, Latin and Euro dance, pop, kitsch and queer hits from the last few decades until today.

DOWNSTAIRS: CLUB KALI TAKEOVER

Continuing our takeover series, we are incredibly excited to announce that Club Kali will take over our downstairs room. Club Kali is a London clubbing institution steadily running since 1995, providing Eastern LGBTQ+ communities with a safe space as well as being at the Bollywood, Bhangra, and Arabic music forefront thanks to skilled residents DJ Ritu & DJ Dilz. Having crossed paths with Lady Olé at the Urban World parties, and having shared venues like Club Kolis, it was only a matter of time until we reached out to one another. Room 2 will be banging!

THEME / DRESSCODE

One of Samantha's anthems is 'Burguesa Arruinada'' (Bourgeois & Ruined) and that's exactly what we are planning... bling bling, jewels, bourgeois and poor as a rat.


SEE YOU ON THE DANCEFLOOR!

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* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS ADVISED! THIS NIGHT GETS BUSY!

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THURSDAY 19TH MARCH

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

TIMES: 8PM 'TIL 1AM / SHOW STARTS 8.30PM!

EARLY BIRDS: £10 (SOLD OUT)

ADV STANDARD:£12

ON THE DOOR:£15

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Welcome to The Double R Club an evening of mystery & nightmares inspired by the films of David Lynch
Expect a darkly surreal cocktail of
"Damn fine" Cabaret & Music, where
"Restless nights and uneasy dreams go with the territory..."

Think...

the finger-clicking jazz ambience of cult TV show Twin Peaks,
the absurdist monochrome machine world of Eraserhead...
From the dark underbelly of Mulholland Drive,
to the surreal small-town madness of Blue Velvet,
A dark and troubling cabaret dream from another place, all served with humour
"Black, like midnight on a moonless night…"

Your aberrant host Benjamin Louche introduces THE underground cult cabaret phenomenon.
LINEUP THIS MONTH:

BLANCHE DUBOIS

a lone refugee from tragedy is broken and falling in darkness and confusion…

COCO MALONE

songs like knives through butter, like a stranger weeping in your deepest dreams…

CURIOUS VERSES

two friends in happier times cavort at a picnic before being seduced into mystery!

MOLLY BETH MOROSSA

a thing from ‘beyond the veil’ teases you toward dark and troubling things…

THE MYSTERIOUS ‘J'

“the man behind the mask is looking for the book with the pages torn out…”

FLABBERGAST THEATRE

a lone creature in endless shadow writhes in darkness and confusion…

EM BRÛLÉE

a voice from the cellar of your heart sings of love, of loss, and of the shadows in between…

ABNORMALIK

blooded nemesis to all other nemeses, antithesis of all that is right and true!

"London can't claim too many shows with the impressive longevity and sheer depravity of the RR Club" - The Londonist
"One of the edgiest nights in the capital." - The Independent
"You may be tickled in your most shameful fancies. You may be deeply offended. But you won't look away. Mad, bad and regrettable to miss: that pretty much summarises The Double R Club." - This Is Cabaret

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* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS ADVISED!

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FRIDAY 20TH MARCH

DEEP TRASH: TURKISH DELIGHT

TIMES: 8PM 'TIL 2AM

EARLY BIRDS: £6 (LIMITED!)

ADV STANDARD:£8

ON THE DOOR:£10

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Deep Trash is coupling with Turkish Delight to bring you the sweetest queer art-cum-club night!

In its 14th incarnation Deep Trash, the one and only performance-exhibition-party night, will go

Turkish: sweet, sticky, spicy and sexy.

Expect: belly dancers, drag queens, live singing, spoken word, stripping, whore worshipping and leather action! OH YES!

FULL ARTIST LINEUP COMING SOON!

Be ready to dance to oriental melodies with techno beats and trashy Turkish pop songs with disco vibes.

Prepare to stroll the venue and discover videos, installations, photos and drawings scattered all around BGWMC like icing sugar, turning you into a queer kid in a candy store!

This night is not only for those who have an affinity with all things Turkish. This is a perfect opportunity to take your first taste of Turkish flavoured queer nights. For those of you who know the taste already, no need to preach to the choir.

Dress up or down as you like, feel free to come as a belly-dancer or as a drag queen, all styles are welcome in this multicultural polyamorous celebration of queer art.

Deep Trash: Turkish Delight is presented by Queer Art Projects in partnership with CUNTemporary and supported by Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants.

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* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS ADVISED!

* THIS EVENT GETS VERY BUSY - ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID ANY QUEUES!

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SATURDAY 21ST MARCH

DISCO 54

TIMES: 9PM 'TIL 2AM

ADV: £8

(10% STUDENT DISCOUNT TYPE STUDENT10 AT CHECKOUT)

ON THE DOOR:£6 B4 10PM|£8 10PM-11PM|£10 AFTER 11PM

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Calling all creatures of the night, party mavens and super freaks....  Let us lead you down the path to excess with our inimitable brand of hedonistic, hyper-colour, cosmic mayhem!

Jaws to the floor! Disco 54's LIVE ACTS always deliver the goods!
From avante-garde performance art + dazzling divas to breathtaking live acts, lights, lazers + magic.
EARLY SHOW KICKS OFF AT 10PM! DO NOT BE LATE OR YOU'LL MISS A TREAT!

Follow the beat and join us for a night of heedless optimism - where lovely people, smoke, lights + music combine in a dancefloor crescendo!

Disco 54’s resident vinyl spinner...
DJ 'Glitterball' GEOFF LEONARD is ready with a debauched mix of exotic beats, Studio 54 sounds, rare grooves, Manhattan boogies and blaring trumpets 'n' bass.
All Vinyl... All Night Long!
Get ready to move your body baby, to dance all night... just feel the groove and you'll be alright!

Hit our DIY DISCO DIVA GLITTER STAND and be-sparkle t'til your heart's content!
Don't forget to get a pic in front our awesome
LIGHT UP RAINBOW!

Dazzle and Be Sublime...Everyone here's a star!
Relive the halcyon days of NYC hedonism; at this night The spirit of Studio 54 truly lives on!


Dress in your disco best!
Think Studio 54 style, Bowie self expression, Grace Jones glam, sparkles, sequins, disco pants + disco kings. Don your fanciest dress - but please no plastic fancy dress
Leave your Car wash wigs + flares at the door- You're so much better than that!

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PLEASE NOTE:

* SHOW STARTS AT 10PM - DON'T MISS!

* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS ADVISED!

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WEDNESDAY 25TH MARCH

EAT YOUR OWN EARS PRESENTS:

JAMES RIGHTON: THE PERFORMER LIVE

TIMES: 8PM 'TIL MIDNIGHT

ADV: £10

ON THE DOOR: TBA

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JAMES RIGHTON'S first live solo show. He’ll be playing songs new and old

Support TBA


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PLEASE NOTE:

* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* This event is 18 and over.

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FRIDAY 27TH MARCH

COOKIE JAR: MYTHS AND MONSTERS

TIMES: 9PM 'TIL 2AM

ADV: £6

ON THE DOOR: £8

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COOKIE JAR, London’s most delicious queer party is back!

COOKIE JAR's twisted candyland merges pop and punk, cabaret and club, bringing the freakiest and the finest wxmen, non-binary and trans artists to Bethnal Green Working Men’s glittering stage.

THIS TIME:

We are the thing that goes bump in the night and the impossible creatures that give you a fright, even the Yeti and Nessi tell their children stories about us to scare them right...

DJs:

Rodent + more TBA

LIVE ACTS:

Virgin Xtravaganza, Brian, Casta Hex, Stella Marbles

HOSTS:

Mamma Stylist, The Crossy, Jender


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PLEASE NOTE:

* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS ADVISED!

* PERFORMANCES START AT 10.30PM DON'T BE LATE!

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THURSDAY 23RD APRIL

PETRIE LIVE

TIMES: 7.30PM 'TIL 11PM

ADV: £9

ON THE DOOR: TBA

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ROCKFEEDBACK PRESENTS...

PETRIE

Support TBA


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PLEASE NOTE:

* BAGS LARGER THAN A4 (HANDBAG SIZE) *MUST* BE CHECKED INTO THE CLOAKROOM @ £1

* This event is 18 and over.

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