BLUF Local: London

Information about London specific events, from Nigel, aka SubDirectory (3). Most BLUF London events take place at The Backstreet in Mile End, but many members also regularly attend the London Leather Social and meetings of London Leathermen. We also organise a presence at the London Pride Parade.

BLUF at Pride 2015

BLUF at Pride 2015

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Brew Hunter's Leather Weekend 2021

Friday 29 October — 30 Saturday Oct 21

Brew Hunter celebrated MASTERY’s last Birthday in January 2020 at London’s famous BACKSTREET club. Little did he know that it would be over 18 months, and 3 lockdowns later before he could slowly bring together and invite the London Leather scene together once again with his LEATHER WEEKEND, where Brew wants to celebrate the UK Leather Scene’s fellowship, history and sexuality.

Brew’s LEATHER WEEKEND opens (Friday 29th October 2021) with a tribute night to the

The Backstreet & Bishopsgate Institute, London, UK

TOM 101

Friday 29 Oct, 22:00

Celebrate Tom of Finland, the father of fetish, at The Backstreet.

More info: SMOKINLEATHER (2316)

The Backstreet, Wentworth Mews, Mile End, London, United Kingdom

MASTERY 7th Birthday

Saturday 30 Oct, 22:00

Celebrate the 7th birthday of Brew Hunter's Mastery: a night a Sex, SMoke and Submission

The Backstreet, Wentworth Mews, Mile End, London, United Kingdom

Leather Prn

Saturday 30 Oct, 15:00

Hands-On Display of amazing vintage & retro Leather magazines and posters from the Institute's world-famous LGBTQ Archive, including a World-Premiere Exhibition of Nude and Fetish portraits by International fetish artist, ORPHEUS MEN ART

Plus a meet, greet & demo with London-based fetish brand Fetish Daddy.

At 4pm, A Brew Hunter MASTERYCLASS: "PROTOCOL: The Mindset Of Mastery”
A Masteryclass in the power and possibilities of BDSM dominance, control and authority between Masters/slaves, Doms/subs and Dads/bois. Brew

Bishopsgate Institute, Bishopsgate, London EC2

BLUF Backstreet Xmas Bash

Saturday 18 Dec, 22:00

Join us for our second - and final - BLUF London night of 2021. Doors open 10pm, usual Backstreet entrance rules and prices apply.

The Backstreet, Wentworth Mews, Mile End, London, United Kingdom

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More London Pride photos

These photos were taken by Nigel, aka SubDirectory (3) before the march, as members of BLUF and London Leathermen gathered at One Marylebone.

Published 08 Jul 2019 • More

London Pride Photos, 2017 - gallery 4

The photos in this gallery were taken by Nigel, aka SubDirectory (3) during the London Pride Parade 2017. Principally of BLUF and London Leathermen, it also includes a few other general shots of Pride. Click the photo to launch the gallery, and click the link below a photo to view it on Flickr

Published 14 Jul 2017 • More

London Pride Photos, 2017 - gallery 2

Thanks to Longshot (2710) for this collection of photos of the BLUF/LLM group in the London Pride Parade

Published 10 Jul 2017 • More

London Pride Photos, 2017 - gallery 3

The photos in the gallery on this page were taken by a variety of people during the 2017 London Pride Parade, and show the BLUF / London Leathermen group. To view full details of each photo on Flickr, click the link below each picture.

Published 10 Jul 2017 • More

London Pride Photos, 2017

The photos in this collection were taken by John, aka nettyjohn (2553) on the Pride Parade, and follow the BLUF and London Leathermen group from our rendezvous at the King's Arms through the march. Click the photo to start viewing the gallery of over 200 images, or view them on Flickr

Published 09 Jul 2017 • More

The battle for Backstreet

Last night, at a meeting of the Tower Hamlets Strategic Development Committee, the future of London's only leather bar was secured - for the time being at least.

The proposal

Backstreet is the only part of a large building that's still in use. It occupies the back of a larger

Published 17 Feb 2017 • More