Bristol Leather Weekend

Five Years of Achievements

As LeatherWest celebrates its fifth birthday, it’s a good enough time as any to reflect on the past few years and to celebrate all that has been achieved. LeatherWest started in August 2011 as a way of highlighting and publicising the gay leathermen’s community in the south west of the England and south Wales. [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:33+01:00August 17th, 2016|Feature Article, News, Organisations and Societies|0 Comments

Neil Page: The 2015 Collection

Here at LeatherWest, we just can help ourselves. We're suckers for great, rich, deeply horny and sexually intense images of leather men. When one of our favourites, Neil Z Page, releases a whole new set of images this year, we just had to post a new gallery. Many leather men in the West will be familiar [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:44+01:00May 19th, 2015|Being a Leatherman, Culture, Photography|2 Comments

Thinking of Buying Langlitz Leathers? Read this!

A Langlitz journey that all started with a tweet, explains guest writer Darren DeadLiftBear. One day a few months ago my friend Daddy T on Twitter told me that I’d “look amazing in Langlitz!”. Fast forward a couple of weeks to the Bristol Leather Weekend and I’m borrowing his husband’s jacket, which is [...]

By |2016-12-31T11:41:25+01:00April 8th, 2015|Feature Article, Outfit & Gear, Uniform|13 Comments

Europe’s Leading Leather Magazine Spotlights Bristol

Cerebral, Europe's leading fetish magazine with over 100,000 readers a month. Eyes turn to Bristol The New Year opens with LeatherWest's Bristol Leather Weekend featured in a leading leather and fetish magazine for all Europe. Sam Benger writes that "Leather in the West" is attracting attention from across mainland Europe and further consolidates [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:29+01:00January 5th, 2015|Bristol, Europe, Event Reports, Pride|1 Comment

Bristol Leather Weekend 2014: Gallery 1 – Neil Page Collection

Following the success of the first ever Bristol Leather Weekend, official photographer for the event, Neil Page Creative, has provided a first advanced set of evocative first images. Deep in texture, capturing a comprehensive range of men, moods and events, Neil produces a rich subtext of masculine leather culture. Taken over the entire weekend, starting from the Welcome Party [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:36+01:00October 25th, 2014|BLUF Bristol, Bristol, Culture, Event Reports, Photography, Pride|1 Comment

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

LeatherWest Releases Exclusive ‘Tom Stamps’ Product

Mounting Tom LeatherWest expands its Tom of Finland range, launching a new exclusive product available to readers, supporters, leathermen and their friends, reports Sam Benger. Following the release of the limited edition of the Tom of Finland stamps by Finland Post and the Tom of Finland Foundation, LeatherWest thought that the historic release of the stamps [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:37+01:00October 22nd, 2014|Art, Culture|3 Comments

Pup Play Workshop: “A man’s best friend is his dog…”

Details have been released for an afternoon workshop on the Saturday of the forthcoming Bristol Leather Weekend (#BLW2014). Hosted by Master Nigel and Bootbrush - both some of the best tutors in pup play around - participants are going to be treated to an intensive and enriching workshop. Master Nigel has been a highly visible member of [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:37+01:00September 30th, 2014|Bristol|1 Comment

Bristol Leather Weekend: Video Trailer Released

Sam Benger reports on Leatherwest releasing the official video trailer for the forthcoming first ever Bristol Leather Weekend in October. Befitting a 'Leather Pride' event, the video evokes an urban setting not out-of-place for Bristol and pays homage to the City as a global hotspot for Urban Street Art. "We're paying homage to Bansky", says LeatherWest's Black [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:38+01:00September 20th, 2014|Bristol, Culture, Film|0 Comments

BLUF Bristol Announce Dates for Bristol Leather Weekend

LeatherWest reporter Chris Malford reports on BLUF Bristol, who have announced two events for the first ever Bristol Leather Weekend. Now organising their seventh meet to come to the City, the group have also announced their first dining event. BLUF Bristol will be three years old at the Leather Weekend so it seems timely for the group [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:39+01:00September 15th, 2014|BLUF Bristol, Bristol, Event Reports, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments