And this is not random in the slightest. It is well known how busy they can get throughout the year. Not in vain, they were once the only meeting point for a gay community that was just engaging in the difficult task of coming out of the closet. Regardless of the spread of online dating platforms, the gay cruising areas still have a loyal public. Here you can find some of the main gay cruising areas in London. It is not only one of the biggest parks but also the best gay cruising area in London.
For any fans of theatre, London is a world class performance destination with theatres that accommodate all kinds of different performances and audiences. At the first sign of sunshine, us Brits love to whip off our clothes, purchase a few beers from the local corner shop, and head to the nearest park where we torch our transparent skin under the rays of the sun. At the very top of London Fields, there is one of the only public outdoor swimming pools that exists in London. The pool is open all year round, so keen swimmers can also enjoy the heated pool in the wintertime should they wish. Okay, this place is not exclusively gay not even London is gay enough to have its own gay bakery but thanks to its location just north of London Fields, this cake shop draws in a gay clientele every day of the week.
If you're famous, there are all sorts of ways to respond to a public disgrace. You could issue a grovelling apology; you could repent on a talk show; you could say nothing and wait for the fuss to die down; you could retire. When George Michael was arrested for cruising in a public toilet in , entrapped by a policeman who made a pass at him, he did none of these. Instead, he released " Outside " — one of the greatest pop songs of all time, and a defiant celebration of the very behaviour that got him into trouble.
The upstairs bar is fun for a warm-up drink, but the basement is where the club action happens. Formerly and still commonly known as Vogue Fabrics, this bijou Dalston basement hosts drag and spoken word events as well as genre-spanning club nights and parties. VFD has the chutzpah to host club nights with names like Cuntmafia and Sassitude, but never takes itself too seriously. Debbie, a monthly Saturday night party which only plays songs by female artists, is also worth seeking out. In between and after the turns, DJ duo the Readers Wifes drop a hard-to-describe mix of Britpop, disco and leftfield chart hits from Bowie to Britney.