Walk the ‘Red Carpet’ at the Golden Handbag Awards

Besi Besemar March 2, 2015

It’s time to get out those feather boas and your smartest outfits in preparation for Brighton’s annual Gay Oscars, which this year, for the first time, will feature the ‘red carpet treatment’ for those attending.

Golden Handbag Awards 2015
Golden Handbag Awards 2015

THE Golden Handbag Awards 2015 will be held at the Brighton Metropole Hilton on Sunday, June 21 at 7.30 p.m.

Who is a top and who is a bottom on the Brighton gay scene?

Who do you love and who is out of favour?

Who is current and who is oh sooo 2014?

Lola Lasagne
Lola Lasagne

Whatever the results on the evening, the one thing you can be sure of is that Lola Lasagne will be in charge on the night, discharging her strict programme of discipline learnt from hosting and keeping in control a Golden Handbag audience in full throttle for the last 10 years.

This year’s awards, now in their 20th year, will once again be raising money for local good causes.

VIP tables seating 12 people cost £240, go on sale from March 31 and as always will be released on a first come first served basis.

To book a table email: or telephone 01273 749 947. If you’re not lucky enough to be on a VIP table, unreserved single tickets for £20 can be purchased from Prowler, 112 St James’s Street, Brighton from June 1.

The legendary Golden Quiz Night which officially launches the online voting is at Charles Street on Tuesday, May 12. Get a team together and win the first treasured Golden Handbag of the season.

Entry is £25 for a team of 6 players, with all monies going to local good causes.

To book your place at the quiz email: