Events, Socials and Parties

Belgium Leather Pride 2018

3000 men, 6 days, 1 event - Belgium Leather and Fetish Pride has become the event in the leatherman’s calendar to attend. In its nine years, the event has grown exponentially into an incredible blend of horny fetish fun, community celebration and exposure to the evolving scene - all organised with outstanding care [...]

UNION Bristol – The Return

You know that feeling when you’ve finally caught up with an old friend that you haven’t seen for ages? How you suddenly slip back to where you left off? Everything is familiar but fresh. Your interest and energy is reinvigorated. You have so much to share and want to hear what’s been going [...]

By |2018-02-12T15:31:23+01:00February 12th, 2018|Events, Socials and Parties, UNION, Venues|0 Comments

Dublin Leather Pride 2017

It is always a privilege to be a part of history and 2017 sees the first ever Dublin Leather Pride - an event that builds on the tradition of leathermen heading to Dublin to start the New Year in the company of some of the friendliest and most welcoming company.  Building on the [...]

By |2016-12-24T18:28:02+01:00December 24th, 2016|Dublin Leather Pride, Europe, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

Belgium Leather Pride 2017

Just like the spring sees the sap rising in trees, February sees fetish men from across Europe rise after the dark winter and come together in one of the biggest fetish events of its kind. Antwerp is the host city for Belgium Leather Pride, which from the 15th to 20th February sees [...]

By |2016-12-24T16:55:06+01:00December 24th, 2016|Belgium Leather Pride, Europe, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

The New Old: Hankies & social show the way

Going along to the second Leather Social: Cardiff, Phil S’Berg “finds where you get a mix, you get a buzz” and the afternoon makes him recall a classic 1970’s Leatherman’s Handbook. The streets of Cardiff were thronged with cyclists, spectators and with quite a lot of lycra on display as the  city played host to [...]

Leather Social: Cardiff

Some of the guys enjoying the Leather Social: Cardiff. Image courtesy of The Eagle Bar, Cardiff (all rights acknowledged). On 17th April 2016, a new chapter was begun in story of Leather Wales and the Rise of the Leather Dragons with the establishment of The Leather Social: Cardiff. The Leather Social is [...]

The Leather Social Comes to Cardiff

  LeatherWest reporter Sam Benger reports on the launch of Leather Social Cardiff offering leather men in South Wales and the West a new event to meet-up with like-minded men. In association with The Leather Social (based in London and Berlin), LeatherWest has teamed up to extend the concept of the "no leather dresscode, just come along, [...]

BLUF Bristol #11: A Busy Leather Night Ahead

BLUF Bristol holds its 11th meet in the City, marking a busy day and night for leathermen in Bristol's Old Market Quarter. Established in 2011, and now on its 11th meet, with a record 100+ attending the 10th meet during UK Leather Pride, the local BLUF Bristol group are taking over the cellars downstairs in the The [...]

Antwerp – more than a diamond in the rough

The northern Belgium city of Antwerp is a city of contrasts and often overlooked as a destination. For leathermen it’s an important city to add to their travel plans, especially in February. LeatherWest Sam Berger explains. If you’re someone who likes truth and fact, then Antwerp’s name most likely derives from an 't [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:36+01:00February 20th, 2016|Belgium Leather Pride, Europe, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

Building a Leather Wales: The Next Steps

LeatherWest reporter Sam Benger reports on the next step in the campaign to build a Leather Wales by going out on the road to meet people at Cardiff's watering hole for Leather men. During 2015, there's been an upsurge in the profile of the local leather community in the West. With Bristol firmly established as [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:37+01:00September 28th, 2015|Cardiff, Events, Socials and Parties, Wales|0 Comments