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Monday, May 14, 2012

Holiday Weekend in Review - 11th to 13th May



Well another weekend has ended and a new week has begun.  We had the usual shenanigans in London City with all the venues going full out to keep everyone entertained.  Bar Soho, Madame Lala's London Revue, Lezbo, World's End and Substation all had events with diverse themes - but one theme did re-occur across Sunday and that was Best in Swimwear.  Obviously everyone was wishing for summer and we even had an impromptu beach party in Regent's Park on Sunday!

The big event of the weekend was the Saturday concert in Regent's Park.  For the first time on the main stage we had the amazing live singer Adevina Citron.  An hour of songs and humorous chat kept the crowd entertained.




And that's me signing off for another week - be good!

Monday, May 07, 2012

Bank Holiday Weekend in Review - 4th to 7th May



So here we are again, except my blogging of the exploits in London City are slightly later than usual as it was a Bank Holiday weekend here so we continued partying through Monday.  I am so exhausted that I am ready to get back to work for a rest.

Three parties seems to be the way of life on a Friday now with Substation hosting Best in 50's Fashion, Bar Soho having Best in Sci Fi (for May the Fourth) and Madame Lala's rounding the evening off with a Best With Own Teeth contest.  I am not sure who actually checked the teeth, but thankfully it wasn't me.

Continuing on where we left off on Friday we had another three events on Saturday.  The evening started at World's End with a Best in Angels and Demons themed event.  Following on from that we headed on over to Regent's Park for a Best in Underwear contest with Tom Jones tribute taking to the main stage.



The night ended at Lezbo with an Under The Sea event and another of Ruby's amazing themed sets.


On Sunday we began to wind down from the constant partying as Substation ran a Best in Beatles Era contest.  Plenty of Beatles' hits and a pleasant atmosphere in the 60s themed underground club.  Sunday then finished at Lezbo with a Best in Spanish Outfit contest that saw some spectacular dancing with fans and castanets.


As Monday was a Bank Holiday and we managed to escape from real life and work, there was a traditional street party, which also played host to Adele and Best in Come As You Are.  The event saw the square outside Bar Soho transformed to a makeshift venue with catering facilities to suit all tastes (especially the beer tent).


The long weekend then ended at Bar Soho with a Worst Dressed contest.  As that has just finished as I am writing this, the outfits are still burning my eyes so you shall have to excuse we while I go and blot them out with several pills.

Hope you all have a great week.  Keep an eye on the blog for announcement of developments in London City this week and as always, thank you for your continued support.


Monday, April 30, 2012

Weekend in Review - 27th to 29th April



Hello my luvvies. just auntie Bailey here with a quick weekend round up as I all partied out this weekend!  And what a weekend it has been - we seem to get more and more parties each week.

On Friday we started off at Substation with an Addams Family party, before moving on to Bar Soho for Best in Baggy Pants and then ended up at Madame Lala's London Revue for Best in Hair and Teeth.

On Saturday we hit World's End for Best in Swimwear (maybe a bit chilly but no one noticed).  Then it was on to Regent's Park for the big Saturday party.  It had a Best in Cowboy/Cowgirl theme and a first for us - a tribute concert featuring John Denver.

John Denver and his support band

Honestly we were line dancing...it just looks like a camp country recreation of the Thriller video
Some of the buff bodies in attendance at the concert
After the party in the park, we headed off on the nightbus to Lezbo for Best in Fluffy/Tiny.

On Sunday we were beamed up to Substation for a Best in Star Trek contest before heading over to the Lezbo Asylum for Best in Horror.

"I only popped in to visit a friend..."
And that concludes my missive for another week.  Have a good week and hope to see you around London City.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Weekend in Review - 20th to 22th April



And so ends another weekend of costumes, music and insanity in London City.  The weekend started on a classy note with Best in Formal at Bar Soho.  It was a first for us, as the event was sponsored by Vero Modero, who provided free gifts and prizes.

Following on from Bar Soho, we headed on over to Madame Lala's London Revue for a Best in Disco contest and some fabulously camp and strange tunes.

On Saturday World's End Pub hosted a Best in Bizarre contest.  I don't wish to besmirch the good names of anyone there, but sometimes you wonder if they make an effort for such contests or just come as themselves!

Hot on the heels of the event at World's End, the party continued with Best in Party Wear in Regent's Park.  The tribute concert was the ever popular Neil Diamond, who had the crowd swaying with his crooning.


Neil Diamond...well, maybe Cubic Zirconia...and his band
After the concert it was time to head off to Best in Pirate at Lezbo.  Rather like fitting a ship in to a bottle, Ruby had managed to fit a pirate ship in to the club.  For added authenticity, she even left the taps running and flooded the club.  Still, it was about time the floor had a wash.


On Sunday we had our own version of the London Marathon, which proved to be fun for competitors, marshals and spectators alike.  Oddly enough even with furries and such, it didn't look any stranger than the real thing!

London hasn't seen so many people running since the lootings
To bring the weekend to a close, we had a Best in Dad's Army contest at Substation and then finally a Best in Fairy at Lezbo.

Stay tuned to find out what is in store for next weekend!








Monday, April 02, 2012

Weekend in Review - March 30th to April 1st



Good grief...what an insane weekend in London City.  My bunions have bunions from all that dancing.

On Friday we had a change to the usual running order as the usual night at Bar Soho was cancelled to make way for an event by Gallery Xue in Trafalgar Square.  It proved to be an absolute sim packer with people floating around the fountain.


After the Gallery Xue event, we headed over to Madame Lala's London Revue for another round of mayhem and madness.  A Best in 80s contest proved to be challenging on the eyes...leg warmers. leotard, bad perm...and that was just me.

Saturday at World's End saw a Best in Super Hero contest, which provided a great warm up to the big event that was to follow - Queen in Regent's Park.  It was a long concert (at around two hours) but the punters were kept happy with plenty of toe-tapping, hand-clapping and foot-stomping favourites.


Later at Lezbo there was a Best in Sci Fi contest that saw all kinds of madness - from aliens to robots - unleashed on the dance floor!

On Sunday, as it was the first of the month, there was a tea leaf reading at The Tea House by Lord of the Teapot.

This lead nicely in to a special event in the Hub - a L$3000 giveaway!  Both events drew in the crowds...in fact, they were queuing out of the door for tea leaf readings.


Later on Sunday we had the grand opening of the new venue beneath Comptons.  It is a fab and groovy 60s club called Substation. We were all magically transported back to 1967 with the music, hair and fashions.



After that, we had a Best in Under The Sea contest at Lezbo, which rounded the weekend off in suitably madcap style, with sea turtles, whales and merfolk!

Stay tuned for news of next weekends events - a nice long weekend...heaven only knows what will happen...




Monday, March 19, 2012

Weekend in Review - March 16th to 18th



Hello my little loves!  Yes, auntie Bailey is back after a week off due to ill health (*coughs for effect and sympathy*).

For anyone who didn't know - Saturday was St Patrick's Day and that provided the inspiration for quite a lot of what took place in London City over the weekend.  We started off at Bar Soho with a Best in Patrick's contest.  You can always tell that you are in for a good time when a line up of individuals dancing includes includes a fox in a St Patrick's hat dancing a jig!

Foxy ladies and an actual fox
From there we moved on to Madame Lala's London Revue for a Best in Green contest (trust me, you will see a theme develop across the parties as we go this weekend).  More jigging ensued.  I tried to get a pic up Billy's kilt but alas all I got was a crack in my lens...

Green with envy (or too much alcohol) at Madame Lala's
For Saturday we had a special stage built in Regent's Park and a contest featuring The Dubliners.  Yes, there was more jigging.  Yes, there was more green as part of the Best in Irish contest.  There may have even been some drinking as the area had two bars for the evening.

The Dubliners on stage
The unusual suspects
And the stage was an entire pub...
Trees are green...and so were the punters
After the concert, festivities continued as the Lezbo roadshow took over the area...oddly enough with a Best in Green contest!  At least it meant people didn't have to change...though some of us did

The Lezbo clubbers
Delicious DJ Ruby and hot host Sean whip the revellers in to a frenzy



Monday, February 27, 2012

Weekend in Review - February 24th to 26th



Well that's another weekend of insanity over with...although that one was even more insane than usual.

Things usually start off with our Bar Soho and Madame Lala's London Revue combo, but there was an early start as a variety of old codgers took to a specially erected (stop giggling) stage in the Hub.  Rolf Harris, the Seekers, Demis Roussos and Peter, Paul and Mary all made appearances during the course of the afternoon.  These were accompanied by various toga, sixties and hippy contests set up to terrify...erm...I mean...thrill the assembled crowd.

We then had a Best in Patriotic contest at Bar Soho - with yours truly in a dress far shorter than I would usually wear - and Best in Glamour at Madame Lala's establishment.

The big news on Saturday was a combination of the big concert - Kylie! - and the Lezbo roadshow for a Best in Punk contest.  The concert featured possibly the biggest stage set to ever be erected (I told you to stop giggling) in Regent's Park.

Some of the party-goers in Regent's Park and Kylie and the band (as insets)
On Sunday we had our usual weekend wind down at Comptons where the contest was for the Worst Dressed.  This seem far harder to pick than anyone would have imagine from the state of a lot of people in SL...

The final blast of the weekend went as always to Lezbo with a Best in Baggies/Rave contest.  I am not saying things were bright but I think I have lost some colour recognition in at least one eye.

Speaking of eyes, it is time I rested mine!  Be good (and if you can't be good, be careful - or have an alibi).

Monday, February 20, 2012

Weekend in Review - February 17th to 19th



Oooh kiddies, auntie Bailey's feet are throbbing from all that dancing this weekend.

On Friday we ended the week on a high with a Best in Leather/Latex contest at Bar Soho.  Our new Dj, Snakey, took to the decks and provided us with a couple of hours of great music.  We then headed on down the road to Madame Lala's London Revue for an Emmylou Harris tribute concert, which was absolutely fantastic.

It's Emmylou Harris!  Well actually it is an avatar doing a tribute.
On Saturday the concert area Regent's Park was converted to give it a country feel for a special tribute concert featuring none other than Dolly Parton.  Dolly's musical talents overshadow many of her contemporaries and her chest overshadowed the dancers in the park.

Dolly and the London City crew in support
The Dolly Parton fan club take to the dance floor...yeehaw!
For entertainment on a Sunday we usually head to Comptons pub, but we had a change and returned to Regent's Park for a Seekers tribute concert to bring our folk fest to an end.  With a Best in Sixties contest, we were not short on colour or (hideous) patterns!

The Seekers on stage in the Park
Immediately after the Seekers, we headed across town to Lezbo for a Wacky Outfit contest.  I don't think I have words to describe dancing horses, cupcakes, turkeys, etc. so I will show you a pic instead!

Erm...the punters in Lezbo
Okay, I am off to soak my feet...have a great week and don't forget to visit London City frequently for all your shopping and partying needs!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Weekend in Review - February 10th to 12th



Hello kiddies, it auntie Bailey.  It's that time of the week again...Monday.  Boo!  But at least we had a good weekend in London City.

We started off with a Best In contest at Bar Soho...Best In Spots, Stripes or Checks, in fact.  It provided the patrons with the opportunity to explore their creativity and we saw a range of costumes and avatars.  DJ Torric provided the music and our hostess was Lisa.
The rabble, erm, I mean audience at Bar Soho
Following on from the contest at Bar Soho. it was quick change time and a mad gallop down the road to Madame Lala's London Revue.  As it was the establishment's first birthday, there was a special tribute concert - by Adele.  Not only did she look stunning, she provided us with a fantastic musical treat.
Adele - looking and sounding amazing
The audience at Madame Lala's
 On Saturday we had our usual party in Regent's Park, with the contest theme of Best in Shades.  There were fab tunes and a set by Britt McMahon as Billy Joel.  Some of the London City staff (Lisa, Heather and Coffee) provided support as Mr Joel's band.  As always they were fabulous.

Billy Joel (aka Britt McMahon) and the band on stage
Some of the revellers in Regent's Park
We ended the weekend of with a Best in Slippers event at Comptons and then had a Best in St Trinians at  Lezbo.

A load of old slippers at Comptons
More next weekend - hope to see you there if not before!

Monday, February 06, 2012

Weekend in Review - February 3rd to 5th



Hello luvvies,,,auntie Bailey here with another weekend review.

We started the weekend in somewhat unusual style as we had a different DJ at Bar Soho...DJ Torr.  He streamed live to Bar Soho from Madame Lala's London Revue, before we all pranced and gambolled happily down the street to round the evening off in Madame Lala's establishment itself.

On Saturday we had our Take That tribute in Regent's Park.  Another concert with the sim busting at the seams.  So many knickers were thrown at the stage that it was like working in a launderette.

Take That!  And yes, that is a wombat on drums
Party people shaking their pixels
On Sunday there was an unexpected change to our usual schedule with an early event in Regent's Park.  Cher dropped in for an impromptu concert!  As it was rather short notice, she barely had enough time to dress...but no one noticed the difference.

Cher...or Cher-a-like
Also on Sunday, we had an Irish themed drinkathon at Comptons pub, which helped bring our weekend to a close.

Comptons drinking session





Monday, January 30, 2012

Weekend in Review - January 27th to 29th



So here we are - the final weekend review of January 2012.  This month has gone by so quickly, but as the saying goes 'time flies when you are having fun'.  Of course they also say that 'time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana', but we shall pass over that one as the talk of bananas makes me giddy.

Friday started off for us as it usually does with a visit to Bar Soho where we had a Best in Wild West theme with DJ Billy 'The Kid' Arentire and hostess Lisa.  This helped everyone unwind before we all turned in to tie dye clad hippies for Madame Lala's London Revue.  Special guests were a tribute to Peter, Paul and Mary and the contest was somewhere between a peace protest and a love in.  Although if I am really honest, from the state of how some people were dressed it was more like a protest against good taste...

Peter, Paul and Mary (as opposed to Mary, Mungo and Midge)
The peace protest
On Saturday we had a real treat as one of London City's favourite SLebrities took to the main stage in Regent's Park.  Yes, we had the return of Mapoo Little and her extraordinary voice.  She wowed the crowd with a selection from her repertoire taken from Amy Winehouse and Adele.  A stunning concert as always.

Mapoo lets rip
The crowd shake their pixels for Ms Little
There were, of course, the usual events across other London City venues - Comptons on Sunday and Lezbo on Saturday and Sunday...how do we fit so much in to one weekend?!

And that is it from auntie Bailey for this week.  All that remains for me to say, in the spirit of Friday's event at Madame Lala's establishment, is "May peace shower down on you".


Monday, January 23, 2012

Weekend in Review - January 20th to 22nd



Hello kiddies!  It is I, auntie Bailey here once again with a review of the weekend in London City.  Don't they go by so quickly?  I suppose time flies when you are having fun and London City was full to the gunnels (or gunwales if you want to be absolutely correct) with entertainment.

The weekend started even earlier than usual for us as there was the relaunch of World's End pub - with dancing, music, darts and hot tub action with new landladies, Coffee and Heather.

World's End relaunch party
This was followed by the usual riotous activity at Bar Soho and Madame Lala's London Revue.  Three events in three establishments in one night...sometimes we really spoil you!

On Saturday we had the welcome return of Helvis Xue to Regent's Park.  Seems appropriate having the King in Regent's Park!

Party people having their socks rocked off!
Helvis - the King (of hotness)
Following on from Helvis in the park, we headed off to Lezbo for a "shiny and shades" contest.

The Lezbo crowd show us their shiny bits...
Sunday is our weekend wind down but that didn't mean there was any let up on the entertainment front.  We gathered at Comptons pub for a Best in Casual contest.

The casual people at Comptons
And after Comptons it was back off to Lezbo for Best in Formal - with enough big frocks to lag a sim packed in to one venure!

Formally invited at Lezbo