Awards

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 [...]

LeatherWest Wins European Leather Award

LeatherWest has been voted the Best Club/Organisation of the Year in the prestigious annual European Leather X Awards in Belgium. The X Awards celebrate people, companies and organizations that contribute to the development and prosperity of the European gay fetish scene. Held as part of Belgium Leather Pride, the award ceremony saw hundreds of leather and rubber men [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:36+01:00February 25th, 2016|Europe, News, Organisations and Societies|0 Comments

What We Discovered at Belgium Leather Pride 2015

Belgium Leather Pride is an outstanding success once again. The annual leather fest, now in its sixth year, took place last weekend and LeatherWest was there along with a loyal bunch of troopers representing the south west region. Situated in re-purposed hangers along Antwerp's dockside, Darklands is the world’s only indoor gay fetish festival and lies at the heart [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:27+01:00February 19th, 2015|Events, Socials and Parties, Pride|4 Comments

Belgium LeatherPride – Here come the Troopers

The Countdown has begun... Here at LeatherWest HQ, we are putting the final touches to our plans for attending Belgium LeatherPride (Feb 13th-16th). We can’t wait for the road-trip as our contingent departs the West and heads across the channel for this annual February fetish fest - especially after our historic first trip last year. Just imagine [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:28+01:00February 3rd, 2015|Europe, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

LeatherWest Nominated for European Leather Award

Forget the Oscars and BAFTAs: think the European Leather X Awards! The X Awards are held annually at Leather Pride Belgium in Antwerp. This year, LeatherWest has been recognised and been nominated as Best Organisation of the Year.[no_toc] "It certainly wasn't expected", said LeatherWest Director Tim Black Arrow. "We had no warning this was coming. We received a [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:28+01:00January 20th, 2015|Europe, Pride|14 Comments

Local Leatherman Wins Fetish Week London Competition

Great news reached the LeatherWest desk this evening from Recon that this year's winner of the Fetish & I competition was a local leatherman in the West, LthrAsh based in Cardiff.  As part of Fetish Week London 2014, Recon asked members to send them pictures of their fetish persona versus an everyday persona. The winner gets to have a photo [...]

BLUF@Bristol#5 – “The Best Yet”

Hot leathermen extended the warmest of welcomes at BLUF@Bristol#5 What makes a good night a great night? BLUF arrived in Bristol with a bang in January, determined to bring full-on leather cheer during the darkest, coldest month of the year. Sam Benger arrived to capture the action and found that this night would [...]

BLUF@Bristol Nominated for Award

Another First for Bristol's Leather Community! The New Year sees BLUF@Bristol being nominated for a Best Men's Night award, the first time ever a leathermen's event has been recognised in the West, reports Sam Benger. Shout Out Radio, Bristol's own on-line LGBT radio station, holds its very own listener awards which have become an annual [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:16+01:00January 11th, 2014|BLUF, BLUF Bristol, Bristol|0 Comments