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

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 [...]

BLUF Bristol: The TENTH Meet at UK Leather Pride®

LeatherWest reporter Chris Malford reports on BLUF Bristol, who are busy making preparations for the first ever UK Leather Pride®. Now organising their tenth meet to come to the City, the full-on Leather men's club is also celebrating their fourth birthday. BLUF Bristol will be four years old at UK Leather Pride, so it seems timely for the group to enter into [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:37+01:00September 21st, 2015|BLUF, BLUF Bristol, Bristol, Event Reports|0 Comments

UNION: Leather comes to Bournemouth

Chris Malford previews the first ever UNION leather night in Bournemouth. [no_toc] UNION, launched by LeatherWest a year ago, is a leather night designed to bring "all the tribes of leather together in union". Be they pups and handlers, bikers on or off their bikes, full on leather uniformed BLUF men, leather skins with 20 hole boots demanding attention or daddies [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:25+01:00March 5th, 2015|Bristol, Events, Socials and Parties, UNION|14 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

Bristol is Now a BLUF City – Official!

Bristol is "the West's Capital" for Leathermen Further evidence of the emergence and growth of Bristol as a centre for leathermen came this week with the news that BLUF has recognised the "the West's Capital" as a 'BLUF City'. [no_toc] Bristol: growing 'leather destination'. Bristol has been included as a "hub of interest" [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:20+01:00March 19th, 2014|BLUF, Bristol|2 Comments

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

Christmas Leather Social

Saturday 21st December, leather festive romp around the Old Market Quarter of Bristol Leathermen's festive romp through Bristol's Old Market Quarter! LeatherWest joins forces with BLUF Bristol for an annual Leather Christmas social on Saturday December 21st which is aimed at "...all leathermen: from the curious to the full on tip-to-toe leather uniform man and [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:18+01:00December 13th, 2013|BLUF, Bristol, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments