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Five Things You Need to Know About Bristol’s Newest Fetish Night.

Bristol continued to cement its position as the place for fetish fun in the UK as Raven opened its doors for the first time. So with more choices available for guys, here’s what do you need to know about this latest addition to the Bristol kink scene.[no_toc]   1: Raven is billed “...for those who prefer [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:40+01:00July 29th, 2015|Bristol, Raven|0 Comments

Leather Bristol: May Bank Holiday

May Bank Holiday Saturday sees a 'perfect storm' and reasons to leather up and celebrate, writes Sam Benger. Saturday May 23rd will see reasons to celebrate: it's looking like a perfect storm. [no_toc] The results of Ireland's Equal Marriage referendum will be known, with polls pointing to a strong Yes vote. It's the day of Eurovision [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:44+01:00May 10th, 2015|Bristol, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

BLUF Bristol #9 | Leather Pups Make an Entrance

Easter got very leather, reports Sam Benger, where everyone wanted a bit of the BLUF action and leather pups made an appearance for the first time in Bristol.[no_toc] For BLUF men, the full on leather crowd, Easter always marks a time for some some good quality leisure time. An Easter break trip to Berlin springs to mind. [...]

Leather Easter: It’s “Ja Bristol”

Easter's a time when leather men get away for a break. This can usually mean 'Easter in Berlin'. Chris Malford discovers that for those at home, there's an alternative: it's "Ja Bristol". Easter 2015 in Leather Bristol In the past decade, Easter conjures up a weekend away in Berlin. Check out any social [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:24+01:00March 26th, 2015|Bristol, Culture, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

BLUF Bristol #9 makes for a Leather Easter

BLUF Bristol holds its ninth meet in the City, making Easter this a year all the more leather.[no_toc] BLUFBristol #9 is on Easter Saturday. For many leathermen, the Easter weekend is known for the laid back  streets of Schöneberg and the delights of the Berlin Leather Weekend. Nevertheless, for BLUF members and their admirers, there's [...]

FOCUS: A View on the Bristol Leather Weekend

FOCUS - where guest writers give us their take on all things leather and opinions that concern the leather community in the West.[no_toc] Visiting from Ireland, Leather Colt reports that the Bristol Leather Weekend was definitely one of the best leather gatherings in the UK in recent years. Well, blow me! What a weekend! My [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:36+01:00October 24th, 2014|Bristol, FOCUS|0 Comments

Bristol Pride 2014 | “If this Sling could talk…” Leather Film Night

"If this sling could talk....". Fresh from release this year, leathermen and their friends have the opportunity to attend the screening of Age of Consent, a documentary style film with plenty of graphic scenes.  This looks at events in recent UK gay history using The Hoist in London as a backdrop. [no_toc] LeatherWest are proud to support [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:16+01:00June 26th, 2014|Bristol, Culture, Events, Socials and Parties, Film, History, Pride|5 Comments

Bristol Pride 2014 | Leather Events

Leathermen stand proud at Bristol Pride. Chris Malford reports [no_toc] Leather arrives with a bang for the week long Bristol Pride festival, voted the UK's second ‘Best Pride’. With the Leather film night, socials, 'being on parade' and pitching up at the fair on Castle Green, LeatherWest is encouraging Leather Men to enjoy the #FreedomtoWearLeather! Also, a [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:16+01:00June 1st, 2014|Bristol, Culture, Events, Socials and Parties, Film, Pride, Pride|9 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