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bottle of gay beer
Drink

Fancy a pint of queer beer?

Proud is the UK’s first LGBTQIPA – and it’s worth seeking out

Pink Oktoberfest
LGBT

UK’s first and only Pink Oktoberfest is here

Head to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to witness a queer takeover of a German beer hall

Books

Top 3: Marchmont Street hangouts, WC1

This summer explore the capital’s most famous LGBT+ bookshop, a photography cafe – and a cavernous second-hand treasure trove

Family

Hop on the King’s Cross Bee Trail this summer

Admire the fuzzy honey-makers on this app-led stroll around town

She bar
LGBT

Why is Soho’s She bar the only lesbian venue in London?

Clare Hand talks women-priority spaces with resident DJ Tina Ledger

Alternative Prides
LGBT

MUST DO: Three alternative UK Prides

As well as the July 7th Pride in London march, here’s a trio of other LGBT+ events to consider

LGBT

MUST DO: Queer Between the Covers

Last chance to catch 250 years of LQBTQ+ literature in Senate House

Pride
LGBT

Pride Month: 7 events you can’t miss

We handpick the best events across the capital

the foundling muesum
Family

Foundling Museum: step inside London’s first ever art gallery

Hidden deep in Bloomsbury is one of London’s lesser known treats

LGBT

Yassss! Dalston Superstore is launching new bar Karaoke Hole

The Kingsland High Street basement dive will see pro drag queens and brave amateurs alike on its disco ball-clad stage