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Glass
House

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Glass House is an exciting new LGBTQIA+ multidisciplinary venue based in the heart of East London. Featuring an intersectional bookshop and café, a queer bar, two podcast studios, and a large events space, we aim to be a hub for a diverse range of communities, creatives, and projects. 

 

If you're interested in hiring out the venue or running an event with us, please click here. If you want to know what events are coming up, please click here. If you're here for the books, please click here. Otherwise scroll down to read more about each one of our spaces.

Check out our spaces:

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Common

Counter

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The

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Press

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The Commons

Upcoming events:

To see all events, click here.

  • Sappho Book Club
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 31 Jan
    The Common Press
    31 Jan, 19:00 – 19 Feb, 20:00
    The Common Press, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG, UK
    Calling all queer book-lovers - join us for an evening of sapphic bookish chats! Every month, we will be reading a new piece of sapphic literature and coming together at @glasshouselondon to discuss over a cuppa or mocktail with the Sappho Events community.
  • Lino & Wino
    Wed, 01 Feb
    Common Counter (Downstairs)
    01 Feb, 19:00 – 02 Feb, 21:00
    Common Counter (Downstairs), 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 7EE, UK
    Introducing Glasshouse's workshop - Lino & Wino! Hosted by River Manning. Perfect for all levels of experience, this workshop will take you through all the steps of lino printing using queer objects. Feel free to bring your own queer items or use the ones provided!
  • Queerpack Social
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, 01 Feb
    London
    01 Feb, 19:00 – 22:00
    London, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG, UK
    Weekly Queer social - Every Wednesday at Common Counter. No RSVP needed turn up on the night.
  • Bollyqueer
    Thu, 02 Feb
    Common Counter
    02 Feb, 19:00 – 03 Feb, 21:00
    Common Counter, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG
    Bollyqueer dance sessions with Vinay Jobanputra. All levels welcome. Book via link.
  • Old Skl Voguing Wokshop w/ Bronze
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 04 Feb
    The Common Press
    04 Feb, 19:00 – 21:00
    The Common Press, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG
    Movement-based intro to Ballroom culture & Voguing basics. Open to all levels, especially beginners to voguing/dance. Saturday 4th & 18th Feb 7pm-9pm. Pay What You Can.
  • Language & Cultural Exchange Cafe
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 07 Feb
    The Common Press
    07 Feb, 18:30 – 21:00
    The Common Press, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG, UK
    FREE Language exchange for LGBTQ+ folks. Turn up to turn and socialize in The Common Press.
  • Word- Benders - Poetry workshop
    Tue, 07 Feb
    The Common Press
    07 Feb, 19:00 – 08 Feb, 20:30
    The Common Press, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG, UK
    (FREE) Join Gayathiri AKA @unembarrassable for an energizing poetry workshop on 7th Feb from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. 🔥 Who gets to make up language? WE DO. 🔥 Does this count as poetry? YES. 🔥 Can I share something I'm working on? YES!
  • Queer Writing Circle
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, 08 Feb
    The Common Press
    08 Feb, 19:00 – 21:00
    The Common Press, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG
    The Common Press is proud to host a monthly Queer Writing Circle! Just turn up with your laptop & creativity and enjoy a night of writing. Join us for an evening of creative writing at The Common Press! Free RSVP
  • Deities In Dialogue: Out, Proud & Bold
    09 Feb, 19:00 – 10 Feb, 21:00
    Common Counter, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG
    Glass House London is proud to be hosting Deities In Dialogue for LGBTQ+ History Month. An evening of discussion and performance with Darkwah & Virgin X on Thursday 9th February 7 pm - 9 pm. Darkwah and Virgin will be performing their own original music, speaking their authentic truths, and heraldi
  • The Queers Enotfromheres Social Club
    Sat, 11 Feb
    Downstairs Common Press / Common Counter
    11 Feb, 10:00 – 12 Feb, 20:00
    Downstairs Common Press / Common Counter, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG, UK
    Free All day workshops. RSVP and see the lineup of workshops with The Love Tank a not-for-profit community interest community (CIC) that promotes the health + well-being of underserved communities through education, capacity building + research.
  • Yoga Class for Queers
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, 12 Feb
    Common Counter / The Common Press
    12 Feb, 13:00 – 14:00
    Common Counter / The Common Press, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 7EE, UK
    Glass House Presents Yoga Class for Queers / LGBTQ+ History Month Special. Pay What You Can sessions on 12th Feb 12 pm -1 pm and 25th Feb 5 pm -6 pm. Be guided through a flow of movement with breathwork. Each session will follow a theme and may be accompanied by music. T
  • Second Tuesday Monologues - Love Embodied
    14 Feb, 19:00 – 15 Feb, 21:00
    Common Counter, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 7EE, UK
    Have you been looking for love in all the wrong places? What's love got to do with it? Have you tried to hurry love? It can't be hurried If you're already over C-word, then join us for the last Second Tuesday Monologue of 2022, where our monologists will be performing on the theme of The C-word.
  • Queer Polyamory Social
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 16 Feb
    Common Counter
    16 Feb, 19:00 – 22:00
    Common Counter, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 7EE, UK
    FREE RSVP. Find a community of queer polyamorous people to make new friends Follow us on Instagram @queer_and_polyamorous_socials for more info. The social is run by Tricia (she/they), Sophia (she/her), Rachel (she/her), Erin (she/they), Jaege (they/they)
  • High-on-heels dance workshop w/ Bolly-illusion
    16 Feb, 19:00 – 17 Feb, 20:00
    Common Counter , 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 6DG UK
  • Brown Sugar - LGBTQ+ History Month
    Sat, 18 Feb
    Common Counter
    18 Feb, 19:00 – 19 Feb, 02:00
    Common Counter, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 7EE, UK
    Celebrate LGBTQ+ History month with a night packed with Voguing session, Black & Queer History, Queer Rave Sound System & Lip-Sync TakeOver. All welcome.
  • Queer Diary
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 23 Feb
    Common Counter
    23 Feb, 19:00 – 24 Feb, 22:00
    Common Counter, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 7EE, UK
    Would You Read Your Teenage Diary Aloud To A Room Full Of People? A brave group of LGBTQIA+ folx are doing just that at Queer Diary - the night where queers share our teen angst (and joy, dreams, follies, and fabulousness). Pay What You Can
  • Burnt Roti - Issue 4 Trans & Non-Binary
    28 Feb, 19:00 – 23:00
    Common Counter, 118 Bethnal Grn Rd, London E2 7EE, UK
    FREE. RSVP Celebrate Burit Roti Trans and Non-binary Issue 4.

Interested in running an event with us?

We run a huge range of events across the site, including book launches, club nights, panel discussions, and private parties. We have multiple available spaces and both the staff and equipment to support your project - so get in touch!

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