A L C H E M Y - Spoken Word + Live Music
Aug
13
8:00pm 8:00pm

A L C H E M Y - Spoken Word + Live Music

A L C H E M Y is arguably London's most vibrant Spoken Word and Live Music event.

Buzzing with soulful sounds and moving lyricism, this is an evening not to be missed. A L C H E M Y continues to host London's finest conscious creatives. The charming founders and hostesses DemiMa & JJ Soulx have beautiful energy and create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. These African Queens keep the energy alive throughout the night, singing with the outstanding band whose playing is consistently remarkable. From Jazz to Soul, Hip hop, Reggae, Neo Soul and Folk, this magical evening overflows with positive vibrations; celebrating and honouring the art of

WORD SOUND SOUL

**This month will be a tribute event for those affected by the Grenfell Tower incident.**

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Mic Hype: Open Mic Night
Aug
10
7:00pm 7:00pm

Mic Hype: Open Mic Night

Come and Join us at Mic Hype for your monthly dose of first class up & coming talent. With musicians, comedians poets & spoken word artists, there is something for everyone to enjoy. An evening with one purpose-to entertain you. Jam packed with crowd games, laughter, networking and good times, with all creatives under one roof. Music on the night provided by DJ Specs Gonzalez ( Red Cups & Good Times) & Hosted by the Charming Amanda Star (The Beat London 103.6FM) this is an event not to be missed.

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Last Night A Speed Date Saved My Life
Aug
8
7:30pm 7:30pm

Last Night A Speed Date Saved My Life

Last Night a Speed Date Changed my Life is the faster way for Singles to see if there's a Spark. 
We are here to give the singles a chance to briefly meet and speak with each other before going on an actual date, to built your confident and meet new friends! 

During the speed dating, attendees meet other singles within their age range in a series of face-to-face four minute predates. As they meet and talk, each individual notes the people they would like to meet again on a match sheet. Hosts collect the confidential sheets and notify attendees of their 'mutual matches' within 48 hours.

Guys - https://billetto.co.uk/e/last-night-a-speed-date-changed-my-life-guys-only-tickets-203266

Girls - https://billetto.co.uk/e/last-night-a-speed-date-changed-my-life-girls-only-tickets-203268

Guys + Girls - https://billetto.co.uk/e/last-night-a-speed-date-changed-my-life-guys-girls-tickets-203269 

 

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Sessions 58: Every Monday
Jul
31
7:30pm 7:30pm

Sessions 58: Every Monday

Sessions58 is a collective of London's emerging music talent - artists, musicians, singers, poets and songwriters.

Sessions58 has been running intimate acoustic open mic sessions across London for 3 years giving an open platform to the best talent that London has to offer.

Hosted Nate James and Ilana Lorraine and with some serious house musicians Ashley Kingsley on piano (Beverly Knight) Josh Bergsen on Bass, James Bennett on Guitar and Kofi Kari Kari on Percussion.

We welcome friends and guests to come, sing and share their music and you to become part of the family and listen in to the sweet sounds.

Sessions58 East is an open mic evening to promote the hottest emerging talent residing in the UK.

And pls add yourself to the @Sessions58 family on twitter and facebook.

canisingatsessions@gmail.com

 

 

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Sunday Speakeasy Blues
Jul
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

Sunday Speakeasy Blues

EVERY LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

What better way to finish your weekend than to chill out, relax and dance to an eclectic mix of great vintage and contemporary swing, Jazz and Blues.  The evening kicks off with a Blues dance class with former American Blues dance champ Simon ‘Mr Kicks’ Selmon and Anna Lambrechts 7.15-8.15pm (no experience necessary or partner required).

Last Sunday of the month at Looking Glass Cocktail Club

7-8pm              Absolute beginners Blues class

8.15-9.15pm    Intermediate Blues class

9.15-10.30pm FREE dance: Slow Swing, Blues and Jazz

Class £9 – Take a two hour class for £13! 

https://www.designmynight.com/london/bars/shoreditch/looking-glass-cocktail-club/speakeasy-blues

 

 

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Resident DJs Every Friday & Saturday
Jul
28
to Jul 29

Resident DJs Every Friday & Saturday

So what happens on the weekends? DJS on rotation every Friday and Saturday night, 9:30pm – 3am. Join the party and enjoy some great cocktails while our DJs spin you the hottest collection of soulful, deep and afro house to kick start your weekend fix…

RESIDENT DJS

DJ BEAU (SYCK), WARREN XCLNCE (RADAR/ABOUT TO BLOW RADIO) SOUL PROVIDA, JOHN HILL & HYPE HYPHEN 

 

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Bossa Nova & Brazilian Live Jazz: Jam Sessions Every Last Wednesday Of The Month
Jun
28
8:00pm 8:00pm

Bossa Nova & Brazilian Live Jazz: Jam Sessions Every Last Wednesday Of The Month

Looking Glass Cocktail Club presents the best in Bossa Nova and authentic Jazz sessions with a fantastic live band, excellent cocktails and Latin vibes. Put on your dancing shoes and leave your blues at home, it's time to party

Going through its Brazilian rhythmic roots, Mario Bakuna Quartet is a live Jazz night conceived by guitar player Mario Bakuna, bringing to the lovers of Brazilian music, a mix of Jazz and Popular, Modern and Groovy sounds. The first night will be a Jam Session, whereby all musicians in town are welcome to come down and play along. Bring your instruments! 

FREE ENTRY

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Vision London 30 yrs of House. A Tribute to Frankie Knuckles
May
28
to May 29

Vision London 30 yrs of House. A Tribute to Frankie Knuckles

VRUK DJs go Back to Back playing non-stop underground club anthems & Disco Biscuits from the biggest vocal artists & DJ/Remixers of all time.

The ALLDAYER an intimate affair party along side Visionradiouk DJ's up close & personal as they show case individual crafted sets in true boiler room style in memory of Frankie Knuckles, filmed live throughout the day, providing complimentary brunch with a paying bar.

Doors Open 10.30am till 8pm £10+booking Fee

The ALLNIGHTER, Party hard as Visionradiouk DJ's go Back to Back playing non-stop underground House club anthems & Disco Biscuits from the biggest vocal artists & DJ/Remixers of all time.

Doors Open 8.30pm till 3am £15+booking Fee or Take advantage & Purchase Day & Night Ticket at discounted cost of only £20+booking Fee

VIP advanced Table Bookings Available including drinks packages for the night event only (1st come ,1st serve basis)

Music Genres: Club Classics, Deep/Soulful House, House, Old School, Tech House

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KURIOUS KITTENS IMMERSIVE DISCO
May
19
to May 20

KURIOUS KITTENS IMMERSIVE DISCO

Kurious Kittens takes you through the looking glass to the days of disco. 

An immersive Studio 54 vibe to grab your soul, cover you in glitter and get you lost in the music...

Make sure you commit to the DISCO. Think BIG, HIGH END DISCO > Flares, Glitter, Mirrored shades... 

"Studio 54 made Halloween in Hollywood look like a PTA meeting" 

8:30 - 9:30pm Complimentary drink reception

£ 10 before 11pm

£ 20 after 11pm

Tickets will ensure entrance until 12pm & please bring some ID

NB: This is not a Killing Kittens event.

Kurious Kittens is Killing Kittens little sibling. Sexy fun events to attend with your clothes ON. No below the waist bumping or nudity. Networking for new and existing KK members. Kurious Kittens is exactly what the name suggests. For those nights when you kind of want to just do it… But not really. Live burlesque shows and entertainment. Our PG branch of female sexual liberation

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BURLESQUE IN UNDERLAND
May
18
7:30pm 7:30pm

BURLESQUE IN UNDERLAND

There's a wonderful Wonderland cabaret lineup with extra special guests and beautiful cocktails all night long. Come meet a very Mad Hatter, a fancy fan dancing Flamingo, a cheeky Cheshire Cat and more! 

Featuring * Pi the Mime as MERCURY * LILLY SNATCHDRAGON * MYSTI VINE * KHESKI KOBLER * EVELYN CARNATE * FLAMINGOGO GIRLS * and * MARNIE SCARLET as The Queen of Hearts *

Doors open 7:30pm / Show starts 8pm. Don't be late or it's Off With Your Head!

Event photos: By Paul Grace Photography from the Burlesque In Underland Unbirthday Show.

Doors open 7pm / Show starts 7:30pm. Don't be late or it's Off With Your Head!

 

 

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Pint Of Science - Science talks in your club club
May
15
to May 17

Pint Of Science - Science talks in your club club

Monday 15 – Please behave! SOLD OUT

Doors Open: 7pm. Event: 7.30 - 10pm.

What a beautiful fascinating organ is our brain! But what happens when it doesn't behave properly? Tonight, Dr Freestone and Dr Brennan will take us on a journey through the world of mental disorders, violent behavior and addiction. Fasten your seat belt! During the event, there will be Pint of Science T-shirts and bottle openers to be won!

Tickets and more details @ https://pintofscience.co.uk/event/please-behave

 

Tuesday 16 – healthy mind, healthy body

Doors Open: 7pm. Event: 7.30 - 10pm.

Tonight we will hear from 3 brilliant scientists about the exciting research they carry out in their laboratories. Dr Di Bernardi Luft will try to answer the million dollar question "What does it take to be creative?", while Dr Lione will talk about novel psychoactive substances and the lack of perception of the potential health risks associated with their use. But not all drugs are harmful, take aspirin for example! Dr Crescente will tell us about a novel role for aspirin in preventing heart diseases. Come join us! There will also be Pint of Science T-shirts to be won!

Tickets and more details @ https://pintofscience.co.uk/event/healthy-mind-healthy-body

 

Wednesday 16 – Eyes up here

Doors Open: 7pm. Event: 7.30 - 10pm.

What goes on in our brain when we look at someone? Tonight at Pint of Science, we will hear from Dr Mareschal about the fascinating world of eye movements and why they can reveal a lot about who we are (could it be why some people always wear sunglasses?) and Dr Bennetts will describe her research on the psychology of face recognition, why some people are so good at it and why some not at all! During the event, there will be Pint of Science T-shirts and bottle openers to be won!

Tickets and more details @ https://pintofscience.co.uk/event/eyes-up-here

 

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Increments Presents: Vitamins NYE
Dec
31
to Jan 1

Increments Presents: Vitamins NYE

Climb through the Looking Glass into one of London’s best kept secrets for a multisensory New Years Eve party.

Curated by Increments, the ambiance will be set by their live audiovisual light installation. Projecting arresting imagery, expect a compelling and hypnotic experience complemented with cultural melodies, seductive vocals and infectious percussion.

Await your free prescription on arrival, served in a medicinal bottle – the blend of ingredients are true to a Vitamin’s chemical compound and also vigorous in taste.

Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?907291

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7th BTM life drawing with Maya Petrovna
Dec
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

7th BTM life drawing with Maya Petrovna

They’re back! We are ecstatic, honored and truly humbled that we are able to host the 7th BTM life drawing class again, bringing the incredible work of always evolving composer, operatic singer and performance/physical theatre artist, Maya Petrovna. This life drawing class will consist of a staged space, evoking emotions, releasing passions to express the truth within. Expect hand tailored costumes and laboured compositions to soundtrack the conjured characters of one of the most talented performers to date.

 

Basic material will be provided
£15 per entire session

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Sanctuary LDN: Acoustic Sessions
Nov
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

Sanctuary LDN: Acoustic Sessions

Sanctuary LDN are celebrating their two year anniversary with a whole week of events. As part of #SLWEEK, Sanctuary Sessions brings together musicians, rappers and singers to create fresh vibes and completely new sounds. Where soulful meets street music, this is the perfect combination of London’s finest musicians showcasing their music using only keys, strings and a microphone. Following a successful BOXPARK takeover, the session is due to be an amazing evening!

Tickets available via diceFM

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MERJ
Nov
24
7:00pm 7:00pm

MERJ

MERJ is the new hub for DJs and musicians working in the nightlife scene, giving you a chance to network with some of the hottest names in London. This night enables all DJs, artists and creatives in the underground scene to come together, kick back and enjoy some great cocktails while the DJs take you through a MERJ’ing experience of underground house. (FREE ENTRY)

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Funzing: Talks, The Tinder Trap - how to stop social media stealing your sex life
Nov
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Funzing: Talks, The Tinder Trap - how to stop social media stealing your sex life

Funzing ThinkTap is a fresh new concept making "Ted" talks more accessible. Meet an impressive array of entrepreneurs, movers & shakers, bright thinkers and incredible individuals who will offer you unique perspectives as you enter their world!

 

After three successful shows here at Looking Glass Cocktail Club, Funzing ThinkTap events are the perfect way to spend an evening after work. (£10) 

 

Tickets: http://uk.funzing.com/funz/6304?internal_ref=recommended-funz

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Art Macabre: Halloween Drawing Jukebox
Nov
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Art Macabre: Halloween Drawing Jukebox

Our Day of the Dead/ Halloween Special Edition of
THE DRAWING JUKEBOX

Tues 1 Nov 2016, 7pm-9.30pm
@ Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Covering the vinyl art of Kate Bush! Cher! Surprises!

Join Art Macabre for a special spooky edition of The Drawing Jukebox series. We celebrate iconic and lesser known vinyl artwork- recreating them using life models and props.

Draw your own versions of these album and single covers, whilst we play the corresponding music.

Drawing materials provided. Bring along your own paper/sketchbook.

Tickets include a cocktail/glass of wine/beer.

Tickets: http://artmacabre.bigcartel.com/product/drawing-jukebox-halloween-special-tues-1-nov

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Jura Pop Up Experience
Oct
13
to Oct 22

Jura Pop Up Experience

Jura Whisky creates mystery-themed whisky tasting pop up experience in the room through the Looking Glass. 

Scotch whisky brand Jura is staging an immersive experience with a mystery and adventure theme here at Looking Glass Cocktail Club! The 'Isle of the Unexpected' event is taking place across several nights, from the 13-15 October and again from the 19-22 in the room through the looking glass.

The Isle of The Unexpected aims to be an interactive mystery adventure where immersive experience meets whisky tasting. Guests will work in teams of four to help Eric, an enigmatic movie director with creative block and a looming deadline, complete his masterpiece. Teams will be challenged to test their wits and agility as they explore an elaborate theatrical set-speakeasy, discovering the unique and inspiring stories of Jura’s coasts, craft, community and culture.

Tickets: https://billetto.co.uk/discoverjura


 

  

 

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Jazz Mino - A Very Important Gig
Sep
20
7:00pm 7:00pm

Jazz Mino - A Very Important Gig

Jazz Mino brings us a combination of acoustic soul and great cocktails. She will be performing alongside her band of cello & violin (Miranda Lewis, Natalia Wierzbicka) 

Jazz Mino: https://www.facebook.com/JazzMinoUK/

Belle & The Busker: https://www.facebook.com/belleandthebusker/

Charlotte Campbell: https://www.facebook.com/ccampbellmusic

So pop down the rabbit hole, through the secret 'mirror' door and join us for a great night at The Looking Glass!

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House of Q; Silhouettes
Jul
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

House of Q; Silhouettes

A bellhop’s grudge, a porter’s vice, a showgirl’s secret…As darkness falls, visions may become obscured. How certain can you be when you can’t see the whole picture? Not everything is as it seems in this sinister evening of noir, suspense and moral ambiguity. After a successful show the first time round, Pi the Mime and Professor Kelso invite you back to an evening of illusion and mystery through the fabulous mirror at the Looking Glass Cocktail Club. Check in for the night and step into the shadows with the House Of Q for an immersive experience of theatre and cabaret like no other. (£12)

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Looking Glass Masquerade: Video Premiere
Jul
22
to Jul 23

Looking Glass Masquerade: Video Premiere

Want to be a part of our video? Looking Glass Cocktail Club hosts a one night special of an immersive masquerade experience.

Expect bright lights, unusual characters and a bubbly evening of showreel entertainment, alongside four of our favourite DJs spinning you the hottest sounds of electronic, soulful, lounge and afro house.

//Free giveaways
//Fancy Costumes
//Beautiful Cocktails
//DJS headlining
- DJ John Hill
- Warren Xclnce
- Hype Hyphen
- DJ Karuva

This is a one night special only with a chance to be premiered on our promotional video. If you would like to get involved in the madness, we’ll see you there..(FREE ENTRY)

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Sessions 58
Jul
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

Sessions 58

Returning for their spring season, Nate James, from The Voice UK, and llana Lorraine host the hottest acoustic sessions in town with the most talented emerging artists in London. Sessions 58 is a collective of London’s emerging music talent – artists, musicians, singers, poets and songwriters. Free before 8:30pm, £5 after.

 

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Jazz Pocket
Jul
7
7:30pm 7:30pm

Jazz Pocket

JazzPocket's pop-up jazz club's have got something to keep all jazz fans entertained with a variety of events taking place throughout London each year.

Each event features a special guest live band, including award winning musicians, and regular performers seen at the annual London Jazz Festival. DJ Jazzie Geoffrey hosts the evening, getting you warmed up, and filling all the gaps with his irresistible mix of be-bop, swing and hard bop jazz.

Live paintings come from the hugely talented Jonathan Ellis, which provide a unique aspect to each event. His artwork will be available to purchase at the end of the night, so why not pick up something special on your way home..

Tickets: £7
Doors 7:30pm
Live music starts 8pm

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ART MACABRE: THE PICTS & PAINTED PEOPLE
Apr
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

ART MACABRE: THE PICTS & PAINTED PEOPLE

Art Macabre presents a theatrical life drawing salon themed on
THE PICTS - the painted Celts tribe of Scotland

MONDAY 11 APRIL 2016, 7-9PM
@ The Looking Glass Cocktail Club in Shoreditch

Sketch and paint our nude life models, posing as the 'Painted Ones'- covered in ornate tattoos and bodypainted imagery of flowers, fauna and mythological creatures inspired by images documenting the Picts.

Explore the legends of these historic people and create pictures of the Picts, in an atmopsheric and relaxed setting at The Looking Glass Cocktail Club.

A welcome drink provided within your ticket (alcoholic or soft drink at your choice). Drawing materials and paper provided. Feel free to bring your own materials/inks/watercolours too.

Tickets- http://artmacabre.bigcartel.com/product/the-picts-painted-people-monday-11-april

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Sips Drums & Sax
Apr
7
9:30pm 9:30pm

Sips Drums & Sax

Sips Drums & Sax are an original Looking Glass Cocktail Club creation. 

Presented by our vibrant duo Northern Matt and his beardy French chum they bring a dynamic combination of percussion and saxophone to create jazz inspired vibes with a modern twist while you sip the night away.

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Sips, Drums & Sax
Mar
31
10:00pm10:00pm

Sips, Drums & Sax

Sips Drums & Sax are an original Looking Glass Cocktail Club creation. 

Presented by our vibrant duo Northern Matt and his beardy French chum they bring a dynamic combination of percussion and saxophone to create jazz inspired vibes with a modern twist while you sip the night away.

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