I was 21 years old, and had been in London for almost a year. I wanted to be a playwright. By night I worked as a barman in the notorious Cellar Bar, a gay leather bar which was part of the nightclub Heaven. It was The dress code at the Cellar Bar was really strict, no exceptions. We would dress up in the whole look each night: leather, rubber or denim and boots, to really look the part.
Global Village in London, GB - Cinema Treasures
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Eighties London: where to party like it's 1980
London clubland in the s was a fairly dismal place. To that end a group of innovative characters got together and took over the site that was a run down old roller disco called Global Village and in December Heaven opened its doors for the first time. It was timed perfectly.
It originally started in , and for many years was based at the London Astoria. During the s, Bang! In the early s, Bang! It operated from the London Astoria music venue for 15 years until July The Boston Globe described it as "London's largest gay-themed club night",  NME reported that it "attracts 6, clubbers each week",  and The Independent described it as "the one London gig that really matters" for "today's pop stars".