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WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER
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HATE CLUBHATE CLUB

IN ROOM 2:

6PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT

£5 for miniature games || £2 for all other entrants(board-gaming, role-playing, standing around talking about kittens etc)

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A friendly club dedicated to gaming in many forms, tabletop war gaming, board games, roleplaying games and collectible card games.

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THURSDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER
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HATE ZINE 1ST B'DAY PARTY!

8PM UNTIL 1AM

£2 ENTRY

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'Frustrated with glossy magazines and a mainstream culture that whitewashes everything from women's issues to class inequality, and disillusioned with the social climate and brainwashed consumer culture, Scarlett Carlos Clarke and Luisa Le Voguer Couyet decided to take matters into their own hands by launching their own zine. But before you roll your eyes there's something you should know: this isn't your average pink and glittery cool-girl fanzine, filled with more emojis and 90s rip offs than you can shake a stick at. ' i-D

come o ye faithful...
celebrate HATE ZINE'S 1st birthday and the launch of issue 3 !

DJS INCLUDE:

Luisa + Scarlett
Saul Adamczewski
Emma Chitty + Jack Jewell

http://www.hatezine.com/

https://www.instagram.com/hatezine/
'This new mag is an outlet for your angst' - dazed

FRIDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER
CLUB

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CLOSED FOR PRIVATE PARTY

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SATURDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER

CONEY ISLAND 'WARRIORS' PARTY

ROOM 1

9PM UNTIL 2AM

ADVANCE: £6

ON DOOR: £5 BEFORE 10PM | £8 AFTER 10PM

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Calling all you Rogues and Boppers!

Escape the city and board the Q train. We're heading back to CONEY ISLAND PARTY

on Sat 24th Sept for a night of

RETRO HITS, FREAKSHOW FUN + FAIRGROUND MADNESS!
Come out to play-i-yay....IT'S A WARRIORS SPECIAL!!
Taking inspiration from cult 1979 film The Warriors (based in Coney Island NY) we want You and your buddies to DRESS AS YOUR FAVE GANG from the movie!

Will you be The Baseball Furies? The Hi-Hats? The Punks or The rollerskating Lizzies? You could even make up your own gang!? (See http://warriorsmovie.co.uk/gangs for inspiration!)


DANCE TO RETRO HITS ALL NIGHT LONG!

DJ CYRUS will be spinning all your usual Coney Faves, 50s R’n’R + 60S Shakes plus select cuts from the 70s and 80s! Whether you're a gang of boppers, b-boys or disco queens- these tunes will get your feet movin’. Can You Dig It!?
Fierce Parisian girls SALUT LES COPINES host the DANCE -OFF! It's gang vs gang in a battle to decide bragging rights and take home the Coney Island Dance Trophy!
Head down the boardwalk to play FREE SIDESHOW GAMES + win prizes! Sharpen your throwing knives for ‘Mermaid Parade Darts’, watch your back at the ‘Boppers’ Crazy Golf’, three strikes and you're out at the ‘Baseball Furies Beer Can Pitch’!
Get your gang colours inked on for all to see at the TATTOO SHACK!
And if you're still keeping your cool after all that, prepare to lose it at the

CONEY ISLAND FREAKSHOW!

HEAVY METAL PETE plays with fire... and gets burned! Plus more TBC.

When the clock strikes midnight you better have made it back to Nathan's Hot Dog Shack for the
HOT DOG EATING COMPETITION! How many can you eat? Don't let the team down!

Don’t be chicken shit - Dress in your gang’s uniform!

Dig out your baseball kits + Boiler suits + face paints! Be directly inspired by the film - or form you own gang uniform with your buddies! Be like Travis - get organazized!
Don't roll with a gang? Well- the usual Coney Island Party dress code applies - think freakish fairground looks, sailors, mermaid tails + 50s New York City! Leave the plastic fancy dress at home - think authentic vintage + retro finds!

SAY NOTHING

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EVENT CANCELLED

Still wanna party? Then come to CONEY ISLAND PARTY in ROOM 1!

LOOK UP FOR INFO ;)

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WEDNESDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER
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HATE CLUBHATE CLUB

IN ROOM 2:

6PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT

£5 for miniature games || £2 for all other entrants(board-gaming, role-playing, standing around talking about kittens etc)

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A friendly club dedicated to gaming in many forms, tabletop war gaming, board games, roleplaying games and collectible card games.

JOIN ON FACEBOOK


FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER
CLUB

STREET BEAT

8.30PM UNTIL 2AM

STANDARD ENTRY COSTS:

ADVANCE:1ST WAVE £6 | 2ND WAVE £7

ON DOOR: £7 B4 10PM | £8 AFTER 10PM

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BATTLE COMPETITORS:

REGISTRATION @ 8PM | £5 CASH ON NIGHT

MUST HAVE Names on Facebook wall HERE

WORKSHOPS (SEE INFO BELOW/HERE)

7PM | £10 ADVANCE(INC ENTRY TO PARTY)

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Word Up! It's a Bethnal Green Block Party!

STREET BEAT IS BACK!
Join the BGWMC crew for the real ‘Get Down’....

A SICK DANCE BATTLE + BANGIN' PARTY!

Hell Yeh!
Hip hoppers ‘n’ lockers, breakers ‘n’ poppers throw down in an

ALL STYLE 2-ON-2 BATTLE!
Think funkin’, waackin’, krumpin’ + head spins that’ll make your head spin!
Hosts WILD G + D.LO will get the crowd pumpin’,

while judges Clara Bajado, Haseeb 'Chilly' Hearn and STREET BEAT's reigning champ...

Duke Lentes will keep our competitors jumpin’! (see below for competitor sign up info)


DJ KOFI M provides the battle soundtrack; spinnin' Hip-Hop, R'N'B, feel-good vibes + old Skool Classics.

This guy's got mad skillz! You're in good hands my friends!


After the showdown - the party’s gonna be off the hook!

Get down brothers + sisters, shuffle those feet, shake a little boogie to the sound of the beat!

Witness jaw droppin’ showcases from RAINCREW + HAKIM SABER plus more tba!

Non competitors - get ready - you’ll have a chance to rep in the crowd battle! Our DJs lay down the best Harlem kicks, dope disco, classic funk and old-skool hip-hop!

Get down 'n' shake your thang!

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WORKSHOPS (7PM - 8.30PM)

ALL LEVELS INTRO TO 3 DIFFERENT STYLES

For those that wanna hone their skillz or learn some new moves!

Hakim Saber Teaching House All-levels

Bboy Chilly Teaching Breaking All-Levels &

Guest Teacher Teaching One more style TBA
Places limited. Please purchase workshop tickets HERE (this also includes access to Party)

SATURDAY 1ST OCTOBER- 2 EVENTS TONIGHT!
MARIAH & FRIENDZ: NUMBER 1s

ROOM 1

9PM UNTIL 2AM | SHOW 9.30PM |PARTY 11PM

ENTRY TO MARIAH & FRIENDZ ROOM 1 ONLY:

ADVANCE £8 / ON THE DOOR £10

COMBINED ENTRY TICKETS TO ROOM 1 (MARIAH & FRIENDZ + ROOM 2 (QUEEREST OF THE QUEER:

ADVANCE £10 / ON THE DOOR £12

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Mariah & Friendz: the queer cabaret and danceparty that's only sort of about Mariah Carey, is BACK!

After a lovely summer vacation, we bring you NUMBER 1's, a celebration of all things Mimi.

Mariah's Vegas greatest hits show got us thinking..... maybe it's time we held our own self-congratulatory retrospective? Number 1's will bring our signature and glittery blend of drag, burlesque and circus - with a look back at some of our FAVE PERFORMANCES since our very first show in 2012!

Featuring:

Baby Lame, Crystal Beth, Rubyyy Jones, TeTe Bang, Bourgeousie, Carmen Mon Oxide, Lady Noelia

and many more!

DEBBIE DJs kick off followed by our signature Power Ballad Power Hour

DRESS CODE:

Which Mariah are you? Come dressed as your favourite Mimi for our So You Think You Can Mariah Contest!

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AND as a special treat, our friends from Queerest of the Queer are hosting Dark Carnival in the basement! Discounted joint tickets available for access to both nights!

QUEEREST OF THE QUEER:

DARK CARNIVALE

ROOM 2

9PM UNTIL 2AM

ENTRY TO QUEEREST OF THE QUEER ROOM 2 ONLY:

ADVANCE £5 / ON THE DOOR £7

COMBINED ENTRY TICKETS TO ROOM 1 (MARIAH & FRIENDZ) + ROOM 2 (QUEEREST OF THE QUEER):

ADVANCE £10 / ON THE DOOR £12

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Queerest of the Queer is know for it’s collection of events around music and drag and performance from the international queer scene - presenting

unexpected mixes of performers and showcasing new and emerging talents!

After a long Summer, Queerest of the Queer decided to start their Halloween season early with

A DARK CARNIVALE!

More like the show that squats in a run down end of peir venue than a venetian ball, Dark Carnivale is about grotesque delights.

Presented by your hostess, the six foot tall in stacks statuesque stomper that is Drastik Measures - last seen on stage at BGWMC doing a back breaker on Princess Leia - she’ll be your guide  in the dark...

Lick von Dyke

was third placed in the recent It’s a Drag Knockout, and brings a delightfully knowing wicked grin to her burlesque drag acts.

Jacob Aria

a regular at Queens of the underworld and on the Queer scene with their masked hypnotic performances - and their floor stomping DJing - he brings operatic vocals adorned in fabulous masks and couture.

Carmen Monoxide

sings opera live in a club space, and there is no lip synching here - with a plethora of cultural references to choose from.

Smashlyn Monroe

stunning fantastic performer sings, eye popping burlesque tattooed and pierced sexy and electrifying lock up your sons and daughters Smash is in town with killer moves and looks to die for.

With music throughout the night from DJs Jacob Aria and DJ Putch - expect Skater punk - Blink 182, The Offspring, Rage Against the Machine, Hole, Nirvana meets Tinie Tempah, Rizzle Kicks, Dizzle Rascal, with some Bowie, Jane's Addiction and Garbage mixed with Rhianna, Lady Gaga, M.I.A, Peaches - if you want it strange connections while dancing to strong beats - we've got it!

 

WEDNESDAY 5TH OCTOBER
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HATE CLUBHATE CLUB

IN ROOM 2:

6PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT

£5 for miniature games || £2 for all other entrants(board-gaming, role-playing, standing around talking about kittens etc)

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THURSDAY 6TH OCTOBER
MAY THE FARCE BE WITH YOU

8PM UNTIL 1AM (SHOW STARTS 8.30PM)

ADV £8 (BOOKING ADVSIED)

ON THE DOOR £10 / £8 ON FANCY DRESS

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Join us on October the Sith (6th) for episode IV of our cabaret saga set a long time ago in a galaxy far far away...

A treat for all fans of the world's most popular sci-fi series, May The Farce Be With You is a joyful celebration of the intergalactic films and the planets and characters within.

Groove to the swing stylings of our house band, The Rag Tag Rebels, playing those familiar tunes like you've never heard them before!

Delight at the full line up of comedy, cabaret and burlesque drawn from all across the Galaxy.

Meet and interact with your hosts:

Admiral Akbar and Admiral Gent (Dominic Jones and Tom Baker), as they, once again establish an uneasy truce for your entertainment, with the help of their gorgeous Twi'lek assistants.

STARRING:

Lilly Snatchdragon
Having wowed our first audience with her erotic take on Endor's natives, this stellar showgirl returns with more Ewok Burlesque!

The Fabulous Bakewell Boys
These beleaguered northern working men's club Luchadors bring their trademark laconic wit, bad puns and wrestling chops. These are not the Droids you are looking for...

Luce Lemons
One of our regular Twi'lek girls, and the maker of Akbar's mask, Luce will be taking to the stage with her interstellar glow-hoop performance.

Niki Stevens
Following her songs of unrequited intergalactic love from the previous events, Niki returns with another freshly penned Star Wars ditty.

H P Lovebox
The alien crooner and intergalactic scoundrel returns for more tentacular tunes and disturbing ditties.

PLUS MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

AND OF COURSE...our traditional fancy dress competition.... and the ceremonial execution of Jar Jar Binks.

FRIDAY 7TH OCTOBER

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CLOSED FOR PRIVATE PARTY

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SATURDAY 8TH OCTOBER
PARTY LIKE IT'S YOUR B'DAY

8.30PM UNTIL 2AM

ADVANCE: 1ST WAVE £5 / 2ND WAVE £6

ON THE DOOR: £6 B4 10PM / £7 AFTER 10PM

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B'DAY BOYS 'n' GIRLS GET IN FREE!

*AND* WE'LL SORT CHEAPLIST FOR YOUR MATES! (EMAIL SIGNUP ESSENTIAL)

Email: info@workersplaytime.net with 'Party like it's your B'day OCTOBER ' as the subject!

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WATCH OUT! WE'RE BACK 'N' WE'RE GONNA BOOM SHAKE THE ROOM!


On SAT 8TH OCT we’re throwing  THE ULTIMATE 90S B'DAY PARTY!
and YOU ARE ALL INVITED
We'll supply the party hats + you get stuck in! That's right - It doesn't have to be your Birthday to PARTY LIKE YOUR TEENAGE SELF!
Just imagine all your fave childhood b'day parties, terrible outfits, stupid games, sausages on sticks, all your fave guilty pleasures + 90s smash hitz....

GET READY TO REGRESS - WE'RE GONNA PARTY LIKE IT'S '95!


If you’ve been pining for a 90s comeback...longing to limbo to the sweet grooves of Ace of Base ‘n’ eat jelly until you puke then this is the night for you!

LOOKING FOR SOMEWHERE TO CELEBRATE? WELL LOOK NO FURTHER -

B'DAY BOYS + GIRLS GET IN FREE! (AND A PARTY BAG ON ENTRY!)

WE'LL TAKE CARE OIF THE HARD STUFF SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO! JUST ROCK UP AND WE'LL SORT THE REST!
WANT A CHEAPLIST FOR YOUR MATES - WE'LL DO THAT TOO!
Please email info@workersplaytime.net with 'Party Like It's Your B'day OCTOBER' as the subject

WHAT'S IN STORE?

Arrive early doors for  CRINGETASTIC PARTY GAMES
Get tangled in TWISTER! Battle it out for victory in MUSCIAL CHAIRS! Win big in PASS THE PARCEL! See how low you can go in the LIMBO! When’s the last time you did that eh?

Mum's been to Iceland and laid on a spread! Get your mitts on some treats from the FREE BUFFET!
There's a cheese and pineapple hedgehog! There's sausages on sticks. There's party rings. There's jam rings. There's onion rings. It's a blast from your dirty youth club past!

DJ SAFARI PHIL will be spinnin' a mixtape of all your FAVE 90s SMASH HITZ!
Expect to hear:
2 unlimited, Shampoo, Spice Girls, East 17, Ace of Base, Blur, Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, Sash, The Vengaboys, Pulp, Shaggy, Sweet Female Attitude, Nirvana, Oxide and Neutrino, Salt'n'Pepper, Haddaway, R.Kelly, DJ Jean, Backstreet Boys, Take That, Rednex, Five, Artful Dodger.

NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC!

YOU WILL DO THE MACARENA - DON'T EVEN TRY AND FIGHT IT!

DRESS UP TO MESS UP!
Dig out your 90s b'day best! Think: Your crush from Saved By The Bell, LA Gear + Hammer pants, dungarees + Kangol hats, Fresh Princes in propeller caps, Clueless kilts, crop tops + snap pants, scrunchies + swatch watches, mood rings, tie-dye ‘n’ temp tatts!

SUNDAY 9TH OCTOBER
CLUB

PANIC SERMONS

7.30PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT

ADVANCE: £12 (BOOKING ADVISED)

ON DOOR: TO BE ANNOUNCED

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NOTE: EXPLICIT CONTENT- For Mature Audiences Only

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Panic Sermons Act I
A collection of riotous acts by ground breaking live art practitioners

Featuring:

FOOLISHPEOPLE [UK]
Performing "S E X A N G E L"

John Harrigan founded FoolishPeople in 1989. Over a number of years, FoolishPeople has developed ‘Theatre of Manifestation’, a form of ritual theatre that combines mythology, shamanism, drama therapy, strategic forecasting and open source collaboration. They create dreamlike worlds that living characters inhabit, allowing for an intimate interaction with art that can be a powerful, compelling and liberating experience. Harrigan's work explores the inherent truth that each life holds, exploring our relationship with the numinous that haunts the liminal spaces of humanity and culture.

ESTHER BUNTING [UK]
Performing "Girl in Suitcase"

Esther Bunting is a performance and movement artist, writer, event organiser and life model. She has been evolving her signature Girl in Suitcase performance since 2009, recently exploring the life cycle of woman, ancient Goddess culture, and reclaiming menstrual rites. In 2010 she created Spirited Bodies to provide a platform for women to try life modelling in a safe environment, and gain a new sense of embodiment. This project has developed to include men on occasion, and is very much a healing and model-centred event.

SAKURAKOS [France]
Performing "Corsonor"

Sakurako creates live performances balancing on the edge between performance art, theatre and dance. Since 2011 her main practice remains Butoh & dance theatre, although she also works with photography, video ad installations.

The works are conceptual with strong visual elements where the main focus is on presence and the authenticity of movements and gestures. The human condition is the main subject matter of her works as an ongoing investigation of the body/mind/spirit phenomena.

HANNAH WHITTAKER [UK]
Performing "Natal (Idea in Gestation)"

Whittaker is a London-based performance maker, creating interactive installations, one on one encounters and digital performances. The form of her work may fluctuate from high-tech digital installations to very basic one to one encounters, but her focus is always on creating an experience for an audience member. She concentrates on interactivity, between an audience member and either an interface or herself.

DUNJA KUHN [Germany]
Performing "Jesus Rising"

German born artist Kuhn is a Guinness World Record holding hula hoopist, cabaret performer and actress. She has performed on stages in Germany, UK, Italy, Turkey, Spain, India, Poland, and France. Her performances are a mixture of dark comedy, surrealism, a touch of burlesque, hula hoops and are quite often fuelled with blood.

SPECIAL GUEST TBA

FOR MORE INFO ON THE SPECIFIC ACTS CLICK HERE

Part of Modern Panic VII exhibition 7 - 14th October 2016  MORE INFO

WEDNESDAY 12TH OCTOBER - 2 EVENTS TONIGHT!
CLUB

PANIC SERMONS ACT 2

7.30PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT

ADVANCE: £12 (BOOKING ADVISED)

ON DOOR: TO BE ANNOUNCED

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NOTE: EXPLICIT CONTENT- For Mature Audiences Only

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Panic Sermons Act II
A collection of riotous acts by ground breaking live art practitioners

Featuring:

SYBAN [UK]
Performing "The exorcism of M."

Syban is a performance artist from hell. Born in London but having bled and created allover the globe, from such diverse places as London to Dubai, Tokyo to Berlin, and America to Amsterdam. She creates chaos on a global scale. Trained in ballet and costume and the art of sharp things. Using Performance art, wrapped up in ballet shoes and exquisite costumes and medical aspects, as a mean of exorcism and transformation is a core essential part of the SYBAN performance experience. A storm of ritualistic dark magic, avant-garde costume, exorcisms, blood and despair. A blend of beautiful surgery and horrifying dance, Syban will presents pieces that to tap into your inner chaos and wake up your inner demons.

PHILP BEDWELL [UK]
Performing "Adaptation"

Philip Bedwell is a London based Performance Artist. His background is one of physicality, having an upbringing in a manual labour household and taking an interest in the Martial Arts. Bedwell then took to Professional Wrestling which he turned into a now twenty year career, wrestling throughout Europe and America. As injuries began to take their toll, he has explored other avenues to express his artistry. To disassemble what he knew about how to entertain and emote. To take singular movements from a whole and explore individual actions and their implications.

GEORG BUTOW [Germany]
Performing "CULT"

Bütow was born in Berlin and worked in German theatre since 2008. He works for SIGNA, Vegard Vinge, Thomas Bo Nilsson ,and travels a lot around Europe working. Bütow directs and execute sperformance and live art as well. IHe has been in London for two years (with interruptions working at big places in Germany), and has an MA degree from Cenral Saint Martins, UAL. The latest piece CULT was shown on a festival in Germany and tours London, Portugal and Berlin in fall. Bütow mixes matters of love, art, opera, dance, video, theatre.

NATALIE RAMUS [UK]
Performing "It Doesn't Fit Anymore"

Natalie Ramus was born in 1984 and grew up in Nelson, South Wales but now lives in Hay on Wye. Natalie graduated from Hereford College of Art and Design in 2015 where she achieved first class Fine Art BA (hons) and was awarded the Meadow Arts Graduate Prize. She has since completed MFA at Cardiff School of Art and Design, (Sept 2016).

VENUS RAVEN [Greece]
Performing "Exit Wound Symphony"
Venus Raven is a multidisciplinary artist, working in theatre, film, photography and music. Performance art credits include Panic Sermons/Modern
Panic III & IV (Apiary Studios), Untouchable Casa Nostra & Purgatory Flesh (Flying Dutchman), Project Alpha Omega Alpha Parts I & II (The Unicorn & the Islington), Fantasia (Resistance Gallery), and Eros Autopsy (Etcetra Theatre).

ROBERT REYNOLDS [UK]
Performing "ZONING"

The retail industry has had a huge impact on Reynolds' life and his creative outlook. Selling products to customers, for him, is my way of giving back to the public within a capitalist world. Reynolds has spent a lot of time searching a perfect niche between having a socialist outlook in a capitalist world. His work goes along this narrative and brings to life these experiences within his life and mind. Reynolds explores this theme by using visual arts as his medium as it allows him to open up to the public and shows where he stands within his life.

SPECIAL GUEST TBA

FOR MORE INFO ON THE SPECIFIC ACTS CLICK HERE

Part of Modern Panic VII exhibition 7 - 14th October 2016  MORE INFO

 

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HATE CLUBHATE CLUB

IN ROOM 2:

6PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT

£5 for miniature games || £2 for all other entrants(board-gaming, role-playing, standing around talking about kittens etc)

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FRIDAY 14TH OCTOBER - 2 EVENTS TONIGHT!

DRAG KINGS, QUEENS &InBETWEENS FESTIVAL

ROOM 1:

7PM UNTIL 2AM

PRICE:

FREE ENTRY BEFORE 8.30PM

ADV: EARLY BIRDS £3 | STANDARD £5 (BOOKING ADVISED)

ON DOOR: £5 B4 10PM | £8 AFTER

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Following the success of The Drag Kings Queens & InBeTweens Festival (KENT) back in March and due to popular demand they are ready to make their LONDON DEBUT!

DKQI celebrates the rainbow diversity of transfolk , camp men, butch women, hairy bears, femme dykes & muscle marys, bi-queers & St8 mates who love us -

ALL ARE WELCOME AT OUR KIKI!

This Autumn DKQI presents a series of three, distinct new events for LBTGQ Peeps and their ST8 Mates

We're bringing YOU THE BEST NEW ACTS on the alternative cabaret scene, a festival of fun-times and an inclusive space to play with gender identities, dance and enjoy queer goings on. HELL YES!

The DKQI Festival is in part homage to the glorious heritage of Drag Queens; but But it is MORE importantly a chance to see acts that demonstrate the evolution of this subversive entertainment genre by Drag Kings & InBeTweens. 

Transgendered and transitioning, non-binary, intersex and cis-gendered drag performers such as Transvestite TV, Veronica Green, Lucia Louis, and Prizilla Queen of the Dezzerts are pushing the boundaries of perceptions and performance of Drag. The DKQI is proud to curate these acts and bring them to a wider public!

LAUNCH NITE *FRIDAY 14TH OCTOBER*

JOIN US EARLY DOORS FROM 7PM:

for a whole host of sideshow treats, activities + events to get stuck into!

PROMO SPOTS: Doing it For Debbie / Vent / Beam me up Scottie / Shout Out

Speakers Corner

Hear from your peers, invited guests, fundraisers, social activists....learn something new, expand your horizons, make important announcements!

(Do you have something you would like to tell a diverse crowd of LGBTQ people & their ST8 friends about? Please email to request an invitation to speak to the audience at a DKQI Festival event)

Winter is Coming Quiz (START TIME TBA)

Do you love GoT? Come show off your knowledge at our GoT Quiz. Bring your fake fur, chain mail, cloak, bodice or gown and have a Game of Clones Makeover...

St8 From Work 'Game of Clones' Makeovers + Tuttii Fruittii Salon

Choose from either a FREE makeover or PAID makeover...

FREE DIY MAKEOVERS will be assisted by professional make-up artists so please BRING YOUR OWN fake fur, cosmetics, wigs, costumes and props!

FOR A PAID MAKEOVER be prepared to pay between £5-£10 for makeup costs + use of our dressing up box!

Cereal Killers Kissing Booth

FROM 8.30PM:

Hostess JACKIE SWALLOWS leads the feast of live entertainment + DJs including...

Drag Kings:

Walter Ego & His Giant Vagina and Les Leather the S&M Magician AND super-sexy Queen of East London rap Phoenix aka Rhys Hollis!

DJ Hiedi will keep the crowd pumpin' ...spinnin' an eclectic mix of NY 70s Soul, Retro Euro-trash Disco Hits, Pop, Big Country & Western, Indie and Dead Icons tracks. THERE'S SOMETHIN' FOR EVERYONE!

FROM 11PM ONCE YOU'RE WELL 'N' TRULY WARMED UP:

Drag King Louis Cypher will kick off a Live Mix set of Glitch Hop, Breaks, Drum & Bass and Bass House from very special guest Kitty Play scene DJ: Heleness

Expect SURPRISE GUESTS and the possibility of WILD ABANDON...perhaps finding yourself BOUNCING ON A SPACE HOPPER through a tunnel of lust to reach a glitter shower.... LINE DANCING IN DRAG or SNOGGING SOMEONE'S FACE OFF to combat internalised homophobia!

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NO MORE TEARS

ROOM 2:

8PM UNTIL 2AM

ADVANCE: £3

ON THE DOOR: £3 B4 10PM / £5 AFTER

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NO MORE TEARS has a simple aim, to bring you records…lots of records!! Some you may know and some you won’t all played out in a welcoming atmosphere. So whether you are a fan of sixties soul or Rhythm and Blues, or you want to experience a night that has a simple policy of playing vintage music in its truest form No More Tears will have something for you.

So lace up your dancing shoes and prepare yourself for six hours of non-stop Rhythm and Soul of the highest quality!
No fuss. No bluster. Just great records.


Get ready to step back in time, Now get your dancing shoes on and keep on keeping on!

SATURDAY 15TH OCTOBER
CLUB

DISCO 54

9PM UNTIL 2AM

ADVANCE:

1ST WAVE £6 | 2ND WAVE £7

ON THE DOOR:

£6 B4 10PM | £8 B4 11PM | £10 AFTER

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'54 returns with another dose of delectable disco goodness on SATURDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER
Calling all YOU creatures of the night; Get ready to move your body baby, to dance all night... just feel the groove and you'll be alright!

Jaws to the floor! Our LIVE ACTS will sprinkle their stardust under the mirrorball + leave you screamin' for more! more!more!

From avantegarde performance art + dazzling divas to breathtaking live acts, lights, lazers + magic.

Disco 54 always delivers the goods! YOWZA!

The dance floor's throbbing and the beat's pulsing...
DJ 'Glitterball' Geoff Leonard spins an irresistible mix of infectious Disco hits in their purest and most debauched forms. Expect a heady mix of exotic beats, Studio 54 sounds, rare grooves, Manhattan boogies, blaring trumpets 'n' bass!

Follow the beat and head to DISCO 54 for night of heedless optimism - where

Lovely people, Glitter, Glamour, Great Music + Good Times

combine in a dancefloor crescendo!

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, 70s polyester, Tinsel, Grace Jones glam, sparkles, sequins, disco pants + disco kings! Don your fanciest dress - but please
NO PLASTIC FANCY DRESS!
Leave your Car wash Afro wigs + flares at the door- You're so much better than that!

MONDAY 17TH OCTOBER
CLUB

CALVIN JOHNSON

7.30PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT

ADVANCE: £10

ON THE DOOR: TBA

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Calvin Johnson of the K Records label and such Olympia combos as Dub Narcotic Sound System, Beat Happening, Halo Benders and most recently The Hive Dwellers has been working under the nom de plume Selector Dub Narcotic since founding the Dub Narcotic Studio in 1993. New album, This Party Is just Getting Started is a collaboration with NW hip hop producer Smoke M2D6, who first began working with K producing the All Your Friend's Friends compilation.

As a member of the Oldominion crew Smoke M2D6 has produced almost every major hip hop artist in Washington and Oregon.

This Party Is just Getting Started began with the song "All for the Sake of Rhymin'" (which samples K artist Mahjongg) and snowballed into an entire album of dance pop garage soul with Calvin's trademark melodica weaving throughout.

THURSDAY 20TH OCTOBER
CLUB

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

8PM UNTIL 1AM / SHOW STARTS 8.30PM

ADVANCE: EARLY BIRDS £10 | STANDARD £12

ON THE DOOR: £15

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LIMITED TABLES AVAILABLE FOR RESERVATION FROM NOON ON OCTOBER 1ST VIA EMAIL THERRCLUB@GMAIL.COM

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Welcome to the 'red velvet elsewhere' of THE DOUBLE R CLUB, the award-winning London cabaret institution, a place of mystery and shadow, of sex and secrets, of disturbing absurdities and bad dreams inspired, directly or indirectly, by the dark and beautiful worlds of David Lynch.

Hosted by "fuckin' suave" Lynchian figment Benjamin Louche, THE DOUBLE R CLUB is a cult performance phenomenon regularly rushing in where angels fear to tread, simultaneously unreal and all too real.

Think Twin Peaks meets Blue Velvet meets Eraserhead meets The Elephant Man rocketing down the Lost Highway in the Wild At Heart Inland Empire of the seedy and sumptuous belly of Bethnal Green Working Men's Club.

Move through darkness to the uneasy-listening strains of doom jazz and twanging blues guitar unease, through smoke and strobe lights, through the scent of coffee vodka and nervous apprehension...

"The Double R Club is one of the edgiest nights in the capital... It's twisted. Sick, even. But that's the point." -The Independent

"London can't claim too many shows with the impressive longevity and sheer depravity of the East End-based Double R Club." - The Londonist

FRIDAY 21ST OCTOBER
CLUB

STAUNCH

Grey Gardens After Party & And What? Closing Party

9PM UNTIL 2AM

ADVANCE: £14 (inc booking fee)

ON THE DOOR: TBA (BOOKING ADVISED)

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The OFFICIAL AFTERPARTY for the closing night and UK Premiere Tour of Return to Grey Gardens at Toynbee Studios, this evening will be hosted by the fabulous

PEACHES CHRIST

(cult hostess of San Francisco's wildy acclaimed Midnight Mass series) and Seattle's own narcoleptic starlet

JINKX MONSOON

(winner, RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5).

With support from Manchester's Cha Cha Boudoir family of glamour toads, gender terrorists and femme assassins, we'll be taking inspiration from fashion icon Lil' Edie's make-do-and-mend sensibilities. No cash? No problem!

The evening's theme is thrift, jumble, poundstore, dress in distressed or bin-bag couture! It's not what you wear, it's how you wear it!

Dressing up IS encouraged

Music, live performance, special guests, dancing, raffle, drunk people, gaffa tape giddiness, unidentifiable bruises and costume swaps GALORE!

All spread over two floors of fun, dancing and mayhem.

Performers on the night include:

Our Friends from over the pond:

PEACHES CHRIST + JINKX MONSOON

Our friends from oop-Nerth

Cheddar Gorgeous / Anna Phylactic / Liquorice Black / Shane Blair Maunder / The Ultra Violets

Our FRie... well people we know from the darkest gutters of London

SHARON HUSSBANDS / BABY LAME / CYBIL WAR

DJ duties through the night from Andrew Brooks and Grace Sands

Brooks' Collaborations include Antony Hegarty and Dani Siciliano; remixing everyone from The Human League to The Scissor Sisters and The Soft Pink Truth.

Grace Sands is an NYC Downlow stalwart and DJ extrodinaire.

THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT!  GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

SATURDAY 22ND OCTOBER
CLUB

DEEP TRASH FROM OUTER SPACE

7.30PM UNTIL 2AM

ADVANCE: AST 1AVE £6 | 2ND WAVE £8

ON THE DOOR: £8 B4 9PM | £10 AFTER 9PM

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Deep Trash from Outer Space is a ONE NIGHT ONLY exhibition-cum-performance-club-night featuring live performances, installations, artworks, visuals, videos and short films spread over 3 floors by over 40 artists in East London's Bethnal Green Working Men's Club #deeptrashspace

Earth calling Outer Space… Earth Calling… aliens, borgs, avatars, bionic queens, fembots, afrofuturists, shapeshifters, transformers, space strippers, cyborg-punks, sexy monsters, outsiders everywhere unite.

We are in CRISIS!

Live performances start at 8:30pm and include: BRAIN SURGERY sessions by Sofi Lee-Henson, a DISCOEGG ALIEN birth by Sandra Boom, future-telling promenades by Pablo Pakula & Elena Poka, STRIPPERS IN SPACE by Amy Statik and crimson MOONSCAPES by Inanna Trillis.

Our spacecraft is collecting artists from around the world including Heidi Hörsturz with their cyber-sonic TRASH-ATTACKS, and Quimera Rosa's lab will present ELECTRO-EROTIC body-noise for the first time in London.

All the way from Berlin, via Ibiza and New York, we present you with BayBJane, the world's smallest BIONIC DRAG queen

The venue will be open to the public from 7:30pm, with a 1 hour especially curated screening on loop, an exhibition area, interactive installations and durational performances.

The post-punk post-avant-garde post-drag collective 34es (Tritotetartes) will be spinning discs all night from trash to opera, towards electro and pop BEATS FROM OUTER SPACE!

You might have heard of deep space or space trash. You might have come across string theory, black holes, mysterious galaxies, time-travel, gravity and relativity… But soon you will get to see things no one would ever believe…

Get your galactic funk on and prepare to take off on a one-way cruise of the universe (and of each other!). Mind your arms, legs, tentacles, bionic appendages, exo-suits, squishy insides, X-ray specs, glitter force fields, femme-rays, fay-rays and ectoplasms.

Keep them all inside the shuttle and strapped-on at all times because it's T(rash) minus 10 until we blast off! Let yourself be abducted on Saturday 22 October 2016 to Europe's deepest black hole…

May the Deep Trash be with you!

FULL ARTIST LIST:

MUSIC: 34es (Tritotetartes)

PERFORMANCES: Sofi Lee-Henson, Sandra Boom, Pablo Pakula + Elena Poka, Amy Statik, Quimera Rosa, Inanna Trillis, Heidi Hörsturz, BayBJaneVIDEOS: Anna Maria Staiano, Collective Itch, Deborah Kelly + Christian J Heinrich, Eden Mitsenmacher, Eloise Fornieles, Emily Mulenga, Graham Bell Tornado, Harriet Scott, Katie Cercone, Makis Kyriakopoulos, Metatheodosia + Hysterical Dana + Filtig, Michael Julings, Myrte van der Molen, Mollie Zhang, Noemi Yoko Molitor, Tal Navon

ARTWORKS: Alexandra Turner, Amy Day of Am Statik, Carol-Anne McFarlane, Claudia Reinhardt, Kassiani Kappelos, Sandra Setzkorn, Sophia Hunt, Studio Prokopiou, Valérie Reding

SUNDAY 23RD OCTOBER
CLUB

HUNGAMUNGA 10th B'DAY FESTIVAL

MIDDAY UNTIL MIDNIGHT

ADVANCE: EARLY BIRDS £10 | STANDARD £12

ON THE DOOR: £15

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Under 16s free if accompanied by a paying adult.

BUT MUST VACATE VENUE BY 6PM

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HUNGA MUNGA an informal collective of artists, musicians and performers, have been encouraging people to make stuff, make friends and make a mess, FOR 10 YEARS!!!

... with arty parties combining live music, arts and crafts anarchy at venues and festivals around the UK.

Now to celebrate we are back where it all started at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club with an ALL DAY FESTIVAL

We have some of our favourite acts as well as all the art materials you need to paint, draw, stick and sew, fun and games, vegan snacks, a raffle, the paintathon, and comedy from some old friends.

The amazing line up:

MISTY'S BIG ADVENTURE
The legendary gonzo ska ensemble from Birmingham much beloved of John Peel. They've supported Jeffrey Lewis, The Zutons and The Magic Numbers, and blend a unique upbeat mixture of dark craziness and magic melodies, accompanied by their dancing beat-boxing monster Erotic Volvo.

DAVID CRONENBERG'S WIFE
The dark side of HungaMunga from the stars of the UK antifolk scene. They also have their sweet side (as in the romantic way a stalker loves his victim). Influenced by The Fall and post-punk and with a black humour and unsettling songs that take you on an emotional journey and then leave you in a lay-by in the middle of nowhere.

NO CARS
An insane musical cocktail served to you accidentally in a pop glass by japanese girls and a raccoon on a rollercoaster. You'll see them all over your telly soon so come see them now before they get HUGE.

FIRESTATIONS
Hypnotic electro-acoustic multi-instrumentalists who create songs that sound like indie pop classics.

LEFT WITH PICTURES
Energetic and artfully-executed folk-influenced orchestral pop.

ANTONY ELVIN AND THE TUDOR UNIT
Nonsensical genius from the debonair troubadour (and sometime Mighty Boosh collaborator) with mediaeval accompaniment.

LUCY AND THE CATERPILLAR
Beautifully haunting and enchanting songwriter.

WE ARE GOOSE
Silly men with silly songs.

BUDDA CAKES
Fun but twisted electronic pop.

with comedy from TOM BELL and PIPPA EVANS AND SARAH BENETTO

AND A FEW SURPRISES TOO!

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