Community News

Two Brewers takes ‘Best LGBT+ Pub’ crown in national awards

Besi Besemar September 8, 2018

The Two Brewers, Clapham’s iconic LGBT+ and multi award-winning pub, is crowned ‘Best LGBT+ Pub’ in Britain in the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards. General Manager, Jimmy Smith, received the coveted trophy at a glittering awards ceremony, which took place in London on September 6.

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Community News

New hope for iconic LGBT+ London venue

Paul Gustafson August 30, 2017

A group campaigning for the reopening of the Black Cap, the well-known and popular LGBT+ pub and cabaret venue on London’s Camden High Street, has announced that significant progress has been made in returning the iconic venue to the London scene. Members of Black Cap Foundation community campaign group have met with Kicking Horse, which owns the freehold of the Black Cap site, along with representatives of Camden council and the GLA culture-at-risk team.

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In The South

Victory for Royal Vauxhall Tavern campaigners

Gary Hart September 10, 2015

Following a community campaign, the Royal Vauxhall Tavern (or RVT), the UK’s oldest LGBTQ pub, becomes a listed building. The RVT is the first building in the country listed for its significance to LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) heritage.

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Boris supports campaign to get RVT listed status

Gary Hart June 26, 2015

The day after Sir Ian McKellen and Paul O’Grady added their support to the campaign to make the Royal Vauxhall Tavern the UK’s first building to get listed status in recognition of its contribution to LGBTQ heritage, Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has added his support to the campaign.

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