Thursday 8th October 2000-0100 hrs Earlybird Welcome Party at The Phoenix Bar For all you early arrivals, come along to The Phoenix where upstairs we have drinks promos and the chance to catch up with all of your pals and the kitchen is open till midnight if you get hungry.... while downstairs in cosy 48 Below, we have our very special cocktail lounge and our beard grooming bar with guest DJ Kai from Hamburg giving us his own brand of sound. 48 Below is open all weekend 12 noon till 1am if you want a cosy drink with the bears, and your dog-tag will get you 10% off food in the Phoenix Bar upstairs too 48 Below, 46-48a Broughton Street Edinburgh EH1 3SA / Map Telephone: +44 (0)131 557 0234 / Website
Friday 9th October 1200-2200 hrs Registration Desk at CC Blooms Plus the Moody Bear Market.
2000-0300 hrsWOOF Welcome Party at CC Blooms Exclusive use of the 2 floors with drinks promos and free buffet. Mingle in the upstairs bar or get down and dirty dancing downstairs in newly-refurbed LAB. We have a fantastic line up of DJs this evening including local boy DJ Blondie, and DJ Cactushead from London’s HOT FUZZ. CC Blooms, 23 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA / Map Telephone: +44 (0) 131 558 2874 / Website
Saturday 10th October 1200-1500 hrsRegistration Desk at CC Blooms Plus the Moody Bear Market CC Blooms, 23 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA / Map Telephone: +44 (0) 131 558 2874 / Website
1200-1330 hrsBrunch at Cafe Nom De Plume hosted by the gorgeous Alan and Colin. Cafe Nom De Plume, 60 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA / Map Telephone: +44 (0)131 478 1372
Bears in the City We have a choice of fun afternoon options: 1330-1800 hrsPalace sightseeing tour – ticket only Visit the Queen’s official Scottish residence, the Palace of Holyroodhouse! Catch the Coach outside Nom de Plume at 1.30 sharp or 1530-1730 hrsTeddy Bears Picnic – ticket only Enjoy a tasty Afternoon Tea with the bears at The Eteaket Cafe on Frederick Street or 1515-1800 hrsWet Fur I– ticket only Our popular Pool Party at the stunning Victorian Glenogle Baths! Catch the coach outside Nom de Plume at 3.15 sharp, or it’s a downhill walk to the pool for 3.45pm start Don’t forget your trunks and towel Glenogle Swim Centre, Glenogle Road, Edinburgh, EH3 5JB / Map Telephone: +44 (0)131 343 6376 / Website
1200-2300 hrsBear Naked I Get wet and horny at the Bear Sauna at Steamworks. Show your dog-tag for a discounted entry!
2100-0300 hrsBears In The Caves Always the highlight of the weekend. Come and play with the sexy bears in our cave and the legendary DJs Corkie & Mishka will keep you partying till 3am (bar closes at 2am) and don’t forget to pick up a pie for the walk home. The Caves, 8-12 Niddry Street South Edinburgh EH1 1NS / Map Telephone: +44 (0)131 557 8989 / Website
Sunday 11th October
1130 -1300 hrsBrunch at CC Blooms
1245-1500 hrs Wet Fur II – ticket only Our popular Pool Party’s second round at the stunning Victorian Glenogle Baths! Catch the Coach outside CC Blooms at 12.45 sharp, or it’s a downhill walk to the pool for 1.00pm start (Coach will return to Electric Circus,) Don’t forget your trunks and towel Glenogle Swim Centre, Glenogle Road, Edinburgh, EH3 5JB / Map Telephone: +44 (0)131 343 6376 / Website 1400-1800 hrsBears at the Circus A fun afternoon at the Electric Circus, hosted by Scott Agnew, featuring live band Bearaoke with The Bearded Ladies; Scottish noms to soak up the beer ; the Mr Bearscots Competition and our Charity Raffle in aid of Gay Men’s Health. Electric Circus, 36-39 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF / Map Telephone: +44 (0)131 226 4224 / Website
1400-2300 hrsBear Naked II Get wet and horny at the Bear Sauna at Steamworks. Show your dog-tag for a discounted entry! Steamworks, 5 Broughton Market, Edinburgh, EH3 6NU / Map Telephone: +44 (0)131 477 3567 / Website
1800-0000 hrsGood Bye Drinks at 48 Below Cocktails and drinks promos and sad goodbyes to your new chums at 48 Below or for those who still haven’t partied enough there is the Church of High Kicks at CC Blooms till 3am
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