London's premier women's arts and social club, the Glass Bar, is
set to relaunch.
Founded in 1995, the club suffered an untimely closure four
years ago due to issues with its lease, but has come back fighting
with new events at a range of city-centre venues.
The group aims to provide women of all sexualities, backgrounds,
careers and cultures with a community where they can meet for
networking, debates, friendship and entertainment.
This evening the Glass Bar is hosting 'Paperback Love', an
innovative "slow-dating" event designed to bring bookish single
lesbians and bi women together. Bring along a couple of books
you've recently read and enjoyed and be ready to exchange views
with other passionate readers! Kicking off at 7pm at the Sanctum
Soho Hotel, London, the evening costs £8 in advance ot £10 onb the
On the second Friday of every month, a social event for gay
professional women will take place at the Bloomsbury Street Hotel.
'Hey Soiree' is a free event and a chance to relax after a long
week at work.
In aid of Breast Cancer Care, the Glass Bar and Pink Sofa are
hosting a luxury May Ball at the Bloomsbury Street Hotel. Tickets
cost from £55, with 20% of the price going directly to the charity
and further donations welcomed. The remaining money buys you a
three-course meal in the five-star hotel. Entertainment will
include a celebrity bra auction. The May Ball takes place on 26
The Glass Bar is also launching a new club night, POUT,
cheese-tasting evenings, quiz nights and more.
Visit the website for more information about all events: www.theglassbar.org.uk.
The Glass Bar formerly hosted all events at their own venue, but
events will now take place across London so be sure to check the
While anyone can attend the events, membership is available here. A
percentage of the money from your membership goes to community
groups London Feminist Network and Million Women Rise. In return,
you'll receive a 20% discount to all Glass Bar events.