London Nightlife


London’s Queer and Femme Party Scene Is Having a Renaissance

Nights like Aphrodyki, LICK, Gal Pals and many more are reviving a scene that most of us thought was basically dead.
Daisy Jones

A Walk Around a Nightlife Graveyard with Benin City

How the multigenre group turned the sound of London's changing club scene into an effervescent album.
Josh Baines
LGBT Spaces

East London’s Most-Loved Gay Bar Has Been Saved From Developers

For the first time in British history, the sexuality of people using a space had been included in a condition for planning approval.
Amelia Abraham

Looking Back at Labyrinth, the East London Rave that Still Lives Long in the Memory

We spoke to Joe Wieczorek, promoter of the legendary Dalston club night.
Nick Thompson
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'Bigger Than Fabric' Documentary Starring Irvine Welsh Explores the Fate of London's Club Culture

'Bigger Than Fabric' addresses the tough questions about the precarious state of nightlife in the city.
Alexander Iadarola
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The Tradition of Art Students Doing Weird-Ass Shit is Alive and Well in New Cross

In the peak era of depressing statistics about UK nightlife, it can be easy to forget about the truly brilliant and unparallelled music scenes that are still thriving despite the odds.
Daisy Jones
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan Confirms His Commitment to Keeping Fabric Open

He wants to "make our clubs safer while also protecting our night time economy."
Alexander Iadarola