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Compton Street

  • 6th December 2011

    Londoners set record for most HIV tests on World AIDS Day 9

    476 tests were administered at testing stations around the bar.

    12:43 PM — Londoners set a new world record on World AIDS Day 2011 for the most HIV tests administered in 8 hours. 467 tests were taken in the joint record attempt by 56 Dean Street clinic and G-A-Y, at the G-A-Y Bar on Old Compton Street.

  • 30th November 2011

    Londoners invited to ‘Swish’ on World AIDS Day parade 14

    Parade-goers will make their way down London's Old Compton Street

    12:21 PM — London AIDS Memorial Campaign is inviting people to take part in its annual AIDS Swish down London's Old Compton Street tomorrow as a mark of remembrance, pride and community. The event aims to promote awareness of the fact that London currently has no permanent AIDS Memorial.

  • 28th November 2011

    In brief: London clinic aims to set HIV test record on World AIDS day 10

    The record attempt will take place at G-A-Y Bar on London's Old Compton Street

    3:07 PM — G-A-Y Bar and the 56 Dean Street NHS clinic are seeking participants to set a new world record for the most HIV tests administered in an eight hour period.

  • 25th January 2010

    LGBT tourist office moves to Soho 2

    The tourism office has moved to Soho

    5:52 PM — London's first lesbian, gay bisexual and trans tourist information office has moved to Soho, the heart of the capital's gay scene. The tourism office can now be found at the corner of Frith Street and Old Compton Street, above Ku Bar.

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