Sydney Leather Pride’s annual week of celebration will kick off at the Oxford Hotel on Saturday, July 10 at noon.

The Taylor Square venue will be packed with stalls, entertainment and plenty of fun things to do as the organisation revels in the joy of the leather lifestyle.

Entry to the launch will be free and everyone — whether you identify as a leather community member, are curious, or are community-minded and want to show your support for the organisation — is encouraged to pop in and take a look around.

The launch will be followed by Mandy and Feisty’s Dirty party at Phoenix where you can sweat it out in your leather gear while meeting kindred spirits on the dancefloor.

And if that’s not enough, the official launch recovery party will be Rising @ Phoenix on Sunday, July 11 from 5.30am featuring DJs Troy Cox (pictured), Dan Murphy and Luke Leal.

That’s one hell of a launch party!

info: For more about the Pride launch party, email [email protected]; for more on Dirty, visit; for more on Rising @ Phoenix, visit


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Saturday July 10 2010
Launch Party
What: Stalls, entertainment and fun
Venue: Oxford Hotel
When: Noon to late
Entry: Free
Info: [email protected]

Launch After-Party
What: Dirty
When: 10pm-late
Venue: Phoenix
DJs: Mandy Rollins & Ben Drayton

Sunday July 11 2010
Recovery @ Rising
What: Rising
Venue: Phoenix
When: 5.30am-late

Monday July 12 2010
SLPA Artspace
Mon July 12 to Fri July 16
Venue: TAP Gallery, cnr Palmer & Liverpool Sts, East Sydney
Opens: 6pm
Until: Friday, July 16
Entry: Free
Info: [email protected]

Tuesday July 13 2010
Leather and Kink Speed Dating
What: You have three minutes to find out if the person in front of you is kinky enough for you.
Venue: Oxford Hotel
When: 8pm to 11pm
Entry: $5 SLPA / $10 non-member
Tickets: At door
Info: [email protected]

Wednesday July 14 2010
Education: SM and the Law
Presenter: A leading Sydney criminal lawyer
Venue: TBA to attendees
When: 6.30pm to 9pm
Entry: $10 SLPA / $15 non-member
Bookings: [email protected]

Thursday July 15 2010
Leather Cocktail Party
Venue: Oxford Hotel
DJs: Matt Vaughn, Mandy & Feisty
When: 8pm to 1am
Info: [email protected]

Friday July 16 2010
SLPA Dog Tag: Dungeon DJ Spin-off final
Venue: Saddlebar
DJs: Spin-Off finalists (x3)
When: 8pm to midnight
Entry: Free for members and those in gear / $5 for others
Tickets: At door
Info: [email protected]

Venue: The Gaff
Special Guests: Mandy Rollins & Feisty
When: 9.30pm to late
Entry: $25 general, $20 for SLPA members
Tickets: Pre-sales & door

Saturday July 17 2010
Inquisition 18 Rebooted
Venue: Arthouse Hotel, 275 Pitt St, Sydney
DJs: Mike Kelly, Sveta, Stephen Allkins, Spin Off Finalist, George Roussos, Chip, Kam Shafaati
When: 10pm to 6am
Entry: $65 SLPA/DSP, $75 kindred, $85 general
Tickets: SAX Fetish, Mannhaus, Maxxx Black, Daisy. Tickets online and at the door.

Sunday July 19 2010
Inquisition Recovery

Venue: Phoenix
DJs: Johan Khoury, Troy Cox, Coxy, Dan Murphy
Hours: 5.30am to late

Thursday July 22 2010
Education: Butch, and the Lost art of Manners
Presenter: Nikki ‘Diesel’ Follett
Venue: TBA to attendees.
When: 7pm to 9pm
Entry: $10 SLPA / $15 Non member
Bookings: [email protected]

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