We are delighted to present the first London Bearfest 2014, a week-long festival celebrating the ever growing international bear scene. Taking place across the capital between 18 – 26 May, it will bring together bears, cubs, otters & admirers from all over the world to enjoy a week of furry and chunky fun in this cosmopolitan city.
London Bearfest 2014 features the very best in entertainment; highlights (confirmed so far) include:
- The Opening Ceremony of London Bearfest
- The London Bearfest Bank Holiday Party
- Beartacular! @ The Royal Vauxhall Tavern
- Film Festival Event
- Meat - Special Event with London’s legendary club night
As well as major events, club nights & parties there will also be more intimate events, including restaurant outings, cabaret shows, singa-longs and the ‘bear bar hop’.
Kurt Hoffman, Artistic Director of London Bearfest 2014 comments: “I'm extremely excited and really proud to bring together the bear community with the very first London Bearfest being held in one of the greatest cities in the world.”
The Festival takes place right across London: from Soho, Hoxton and Marble Arch to Waterloo, Vauxhall and Clapham – and it appeals to all ages, groups and persuasions; the overarching aim of London Bearfest 2014 is to celebrate bear culture in all its diverse and hirsute chunky joy!
Participating venues include: The Kings Arms, The Eagle, East Bloc, The Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Halfway to Heaven, Black Cap, Retro Bar, Manbar, Admiral Duncan, The Duke of Wellington, Central Station, Pleasuredrome, The Vault and City of Quebec.
Events (to date) include: Bearfest Launch party, Meat, Beartacular! Bearfest Bank Holiday Party, Tonker, Eagle party, #BearArt, Bearoke, Bears ‘The Show’, Come To Daddy, Bear Theatre, Bear Vs Food, Paunchy, Bowling Bears, Dirty Beary and Movie Bears.
We are delighted to be supported by Bear World magazine and GROWLr.