Event Review: Brighton Club Spank presents The Grand Age Of Corsets

Splashing through muddy puddles in my heels I wasn’t convinced that a rugby club was the best place to hold – as Club Spank calls it – a ‘fluffy fetish’ event. Even though it was just on the outskirts of Brighton, initially the (almost) countryside venue seemed an inconvenience, since missing the minibus organised by the

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Event Preview: Shibari With Santi, 8 & 9 November 2014, London

Shibari – Japanese rope bondage – is an unendingly popular form of kink, and these two workshops run by Sacred Pleasures‘ resident rope geek, Santiago Genochio, consistently sell out – so book early. The first day is for beginners, the second for those who have already attended one of Santi’s beginners’ days. Or you can

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Why do kink when you can do ‘Ecstatic BDSM’?

Why just do kink when you can do ‘Ecstatic BDSM’? That’s the question London Faerie aims to answer at The Purple Door, a two-day workshop in London, on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September. The workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to Ecstatic BDSM – sometimes also called ‘conscious kink’ – for anyone with any level of

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Event Preview: Is Monogamy Dead?

At Cliterati, we’re big fans of Sapphic science geek, Rosie Wilby, so we’re excited to hear that she’s got a new show – this time, examining monogamy. Prompted by the breakdown of several close friends’ long term partnerships, disgruntled serial monogamist Rosie presents a loose sequel to her Fringe Report Award winning 2009/10 show The

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Event Preview: A Night Out at Shunga at The British Museum

On Friday 1st November from 6.30pm to 10pm Sexual Alchemy and Afterglow will be teaming up for a group visit to The British Museum to see Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art. And you’re invited! They’ll be meeting up at 6:30pm just inside the museum to then explore the exhibition together. Afterwards you’re welcome to join them

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Style: Rubber Cult takes over London

Event: Rubber Cult,  Venue: The CAPE BAR, Thomas More Square, Nesham Street, St. Katherine’s Dock, Tower Hill, London, E1W 1YY Date: September 7th, 8pm – 2pm Tickets: £20   Dress Code: This is a full rubber dress code event, you must adhere to this. One rubber item worn with fabric doesn’t cut it. Tomorrow night

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Style: Brighton’s First Kinky Wedding Fair

Event: Quaint Queer Weird Wedding Fair Date: Sunday 8th September Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm Venue: Proud Cabaret, Brighton Entry: £5.00 Brighton is well known for it’s accommodation of all manner of ‘perversions’ but the latest kink controversy to hit the local newspaper is Brighton’s first kinky wedding fair entitled ‘Quaint Queer Weird’. Organised by Lesley

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The Cliterati Does Latitude Festival 2013

Give a festival goer a glitter pen and they’ll doodle until it runs out. Give a festival goer multiple glitter pens, fabrics, scissors, glue, magazines to chop up, pipe cleaners, flowers and tell them they can be a part of a suggestive and sexy lady-garden collage, and they will craft for hours. It was Friday

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News: Latitude Festival Gets Sexy and Scientific

At Cliterati, we’ve long thought that science is sexy – and that sex can be enhanced with some scientific understanding so this year’s Latitude Festival theme has got us rather excited. Their theme for this year isn’t the standard festival fare, say, fairgrounds or mythical creatures but instead, the rather more intellectually challenging ‘Neuroscience vs.

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Event: Afterglow Presents…The History Of Burlesque

Afterglow presents… The History of Burlesque An evening of shared experiences for those working in burlesque, and an entertaining way to discover more for all those who love it! Afterglow are bringing together some of the UK’s most prominent burlesque luminaries, established performers and some exciting up-and-comers in one crazy, fast paced and lively evening

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News: 13 Women Exhibition Launched to coincide with International Women’s Day’

Following the success of the ’13 Women’ exhibition staged by I Love Art UK in Brighton during 2012, this popular event is returning for spring 2013. This time, to celebrate the rise of gender equality world-wide, as well as 13 female artists, it also features 13 men. With the theme of ‘Transition’, the 2013 event will have an

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Event: Club Spank ‘Fluffy Fetish’ Halloween Bash

Seaside fun and frolicks don’t get much better than the upcoming ‘fluffy fetish’ Club Spank event in Brighton. Previously a night in Perth, Australia, Club Spank have upped sticks and settled on our own sunny shores to bring us the best in alternative evenings of sexy entertainment. The club has a definite door policy when

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Review: Sunday Munch London Fetish Weekend by David Bramwell

The London Fetish Weekend proved to be as popular as ever this year, with packed crowds at the club nights and an all-day fair on the Saturday attracting an army of kinksters in regulation black, rubber and PVC (much to the bemusement of the art gallery crowd next door). But what do you do when

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Event Review: Briefs: All Male, All Vaudeville, All Trash Uncovered

“We want the audience to be able to chose between whether they’re just entertained, or to look deeper into the notions and challenges we present; the racial content in the show, ideas of gender and masculinity. We want to raise those ideas and give people the chance to talk about it or not.” So sayeth

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Event Reviews: Penny Arcade – Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!

Now 61, performance artist Penny Arcade is one of life’s true originals. Growing up in New York in the 60s within the city’s community of queers and trannies, Penny became an uber faghag and outspoken commentator on sexuality and censorship. She was best mates with Quentin Crisp, supported her friends through the horrors of the

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