Competition: Party Monsters Come Out for the Mas-Gay-Raid Ball with Accommodation from

Party Monsters Come Out for the Mas-Gay-Raid Ball

The party monsters come out after dark this November as The Troxy, London’s most trendy venue, hosts a special Halloween Mas-Gay-Raid Ball.  Featuring live DJs and a special performance by La Voix & the VaVaVoom Boys, the party is guaranteed to burn brighter than an effigy of the infamous Mr. Guy Fawkes himself.  And for two lucky masked maniacs, VIP treatment awaits.  Starting today through to the 31st October 2014, readers of Gay Essential can enter for a chance to “WIN 2 VIP tickets to the Mas-Gay-Raid Ball at The Troxy on November 7th, as well as 1 night’s complimentary deluxe accommodation provided by at the fabulous Hilton London Docklands Riverside, including scrumptious breakfast, at one of the finest hotels along the River Thames”.  You can also find over 200,000 discounted rates on hotels worldwide by visiting

Mas-Gay-Raid Ball

The party kicks off when day becomes night, with the first DJ warming up the floors promptly at 8PM.  Featured acts include UK’s own The Freemasons, hot up-and-coming DJ Fabio Luigi, and the legendary DJ Leo Bianco, whose syncopated beats have lit up all of the hottest clubs in Ibiza.  Guests will also be enchanted by a special performance by Britain’s Got Talent finalist La Voix & The VaVaVoom Boys.

Don your most fabulous mask and prepare to unleash your inner monster for the UK’s largest Halloween bash and bonfire event.  VIP tickets earn table service, sneak previews, and special guest access.  Doors open at 7PM and the monsters are at their finest until 2AM.  This exclusive event is guaranteed to be fierce, freaky, and just the right amount of frightening.


Even the fiercest night crawlers will need a place to recover following the Mas-Gay-Raid Ball.   Sleep deeper than Dracula in the plush luxury accommodations provided by at the Hilton London Docklands Riverside.  Winners of our VIP contest will receive complementary deluxe accommodations for 2 in the Canary Wharf’s finest hotel.  Each bright and modern guest room provides ample spaces for relaxation and recuperation.  The elegant and soundproof guest rooms and suites provide the perfect post-ball setting, whether you’re planning a quiet and refreshing cool down or a lively and enticing private after-party.

After some restorative shut-eye, try some sweet or savory breakfast delights at the Terrace Restaurant, located within the Hilton Docklands Riverside.  Enjoy fine, fresh foods in a relaxing atmosphere as ships quietly drift by on the Thames, just outside the oversized windows.  Offering international options and traditional British fare, this delightful restaurant will tantalize the taste buds, making it the perfect follow-up to an unforgettable night at the Mas-Gay-Raid Ball.


Once you’re fully refreshed and recovered, take some time to venture out and explore one of the largest and most diverse LGBT districts in the world.  With more gay-friendly bars, clubs, businesses, and event venues than anywhere in the world, London offers a spectacular gay culture all its own.  Tourists are welcome to explore gay cabaret theatre, art galleries, or meet with friends and any of the dozens of pubs and hot spots.

Renowned as the epicenter of London’s gay social scene, the famous Freedom in Soho features two bars: a ground floor bar during the day, and an exclusive basement bar that comes alive at night.  Freedom also plays host to a wide variety of parties, LGBT film premieres, social groups, and art exhibitions.  After a stop at Freedom, many travelers enjoy a visit to the George & Dragon in Shoreditch.  A traditional pub with plenty of kitsch, the crimson-walled George & Dragon is an intimate place to grab a quick pint and admire a vast collection of knick-knacks and oddities.  And no excursion through gay London is complete without a visit to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern.  Featuring a vast and eclectic lineup of variety acts ranging from bingo to cabaret, this tavern has been delighting guests for decades.

While it’s guaranteed to be an unforgettable weekend, only one lucky winner and a guest will earn VIP access to the Mas-Gay-Raid Ball, luxury accommodations provided by at the Hilton London Docklands Riverside, and firsthand access to London’s thriving LGBT culture.  Enter now for your chance to win and party amongst the UK’s most fabulous kings and queens. is delighted to offer a luxury stay at the fabulous Hilton London Docklands Riverside including scrumptious breakfast for two lucky winners. You will also find over 200,000 discounted rates on hotels worldwide by visiting

All London pictures reproduced courtesy of Gianni Malnati

Alexander Ryll
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