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HEADS UP: The Legend of Leigh Bowery – A Party!

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Amy Grimehouse and The Glory present an evening dedicated to the legendary Leigh Bowery, including close friend Sue Tilley in conversation, screenings, performances, crafting, drinking and dancing! Dress up HIGHLY encourage. £5 Advanced tickets already on sale. Thursday 12th May 7pm-midnight. See WHAT’S ON.

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SUPER! Pet Shop Boys Album Launch Party

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PET SHOP BOYS SUPER ALBUM LAUNCH PARTY PET_SHOP_BOYS_ALBUM_NO.13 “SUPER” ARRIVES 01/04/2016 ULTIMATE_PSB FAN_PARTY @ THE_GLORY 9PM PSB DISCS + POSTERS + COLLECTIBLES GIVEN AWAY ON THE HOUR MUSIC = UPSTAIRS > STRICTLY PSB [Total Pet Shop Boys Music All Night + Remixes + “P esque B”] DOWNSTAIRS > SEXY BOY[…]

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Introducing… GLORY LATES

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Saturday nights just went up a key here at London’s most adventurous pub The Glory… Continuing our reign as London’s leading queer performance space, we’re introducing a new glistening season called GLORY LATES, surfacing this Saturday. While the main upstairs room will continue to thrust your favourite pub party mayhem,[…]

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VALENTINE’S 2016 @ THE GLORY!

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Forget the big machine, forget the sop.. DO YOU BELIEVE IN LOVE?  Well we’ve got something to say about in… and it goes a little something like this… FRIDAY EVENING SHOW: BABY LAME’S SHIT VALENTINE’S SHOW Homegrown genderfucked montrosity babe BABY LAME is putting on a blood red rendition of[…]

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PRESS RELEASE: The Tell Tale Heart

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The East London Session Players and The Glory present The Tell Tale Heart By Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe’s classic gothic horror story gets a crystal-meth makeover in the basement of London’s most exciting new queer performance art venue, The Glory. The Glory’s very own Jonny Wooster (Jonny Woo)[…]

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POETRY CORNER: The Grind Before Christmas

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We asked the wonderful Adam Le Strange from sketch comedy group Sex Shells to write us a Christmas speech. Instead he has written a steamy seasonal poem… The Grind Before Christmas… Enjoy! ‘Twas the night before Christmas and on every iPhone The hook-up apps were buzzing with men who felt[…]

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CHRISTMAS SHOWS!

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We have two FANTASTIC Christmas show runs for you. VIRGIN XTRAVAGANZAH’s CHRISTMAS MELTDOWN. Manolos in the manger! One of London’s most prolific drag queens VIRGIN XTRAVAGANZAH and guiding star of the BBC’s How To Be Bohemian delivers her own glitteringly sacrilegious remake of the Nativity Story™. “Myrrh? I asked for[…]

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EXTRA NIGHT ADDED for Princess Julia!

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We are delighted that Princess Julia’s theatrical memoir “An Audience With Princess Julia” has been extended for an extra performance on Monday 30th November, now up on TicketWeb. Fantastic reviews have cropped up on Spindle and Wonderland. Find links at the foot of this blog post, including a great piece[…]

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GUIDE: The Glory’s Halloween Weekender

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OPTIONAL INTRO (SCROLL DOWN FOR GUIDE!) There’s a strange chill on Kingsland Road.. fifty feet away from Haggerston tube. Blue wig. Pig nose. It’s MA BUTCHERED! Her children have been massacred! Nothing left but a packet of smoked bacon in Tesco’s reduced fridge. She turns to Rindr for help but[…]

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Review: The Sex Shells @ The Glory

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It was with absolute delight that we welcomed The Sex Shells, the VERY GAY sketch comedy group that all of East London are talking about, into our basement last night. Self-described as “gay sketch comedy with crabs” the riotous quartet of comics – who go by the names of Le[…]

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