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A Guide to Glasgow’s Lesbian Bars and Events

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Glasgow, a vibrant city known for its rich cultural scene, is home to a lively and inclusive LGBTQ+ scene. For anyone seeking a welcoming and exciting space specifically tailored for lesbians, Glasgow doesn’t disappoint. Here’s your guide to Glasgows lesbian bars and events that make Glasgow a hub for queer women.

Delmonica’s: A Legendary Hub of Inclusivity

Nestled in the heart of the city, Delmonica’s is an iconic LGBTQ+ venue that has been a staple in Glasgow’s queer scene for decades. Known for its warm and inclusive atmosphere, Delmonica’s provides a safe space for everyone, including the lesbian community. With themed nights, live entertainment, and a diverse crowd, it’s the perfect spot to unwind, socialise, and embrace the diversity of Glasgow’s LGBTQ+ scene.

Katie’s Bar

Situated in the trendy Merchant City area, Katie’s Bar stands out as a welcoming space for the lesbian community. This stylish venue hosts regular events, from lively themed parties to casual social gatherings. The friendly staff and cozy ambiance make Katie’s Bar a go-to spot for those looking to connect with like-minded individuals or simply enjoy a night out in a relaxed setting.

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Queer Theory @stereo

The Lesbian Night at Queer Theory isn’t just a party; it’s a glitter-soaked extravaganza that turns the dance floor into a joyous playground (it’s Cabaret). Imagine a fusion of beats that could rival a music festival, discussions so engaging you’ll forget you’re not at a TED Talk, and performances that will make you want to start your own spontaneous flash mob. This event is the ultimate beacon of inclusivity, where the dance floor isn’t just for dancing – it’s a collective canvas of joy and self-expression. It’s nuts, you will be sure to have a good night out.


Cathouse, nestled in the heart of Glasgow’s city center, is more than just a club; it’s a pulsating epicenter of nightlife energy. Renowned for its eclectic music selection spanning rock to dance beats, Cathouse creates an iconic atmosphere that beckons revelers into its neon-lit, multi-level space. As a live music haven, the venue hosts gigs from both local and international acts, adding an electrifying dimension to its vibrant offerings. Embracing diversity, Cathouse is a haven for an eclectic crowd, fostering an inclusive community where individuality is not just accepted but celebrated. Whether you’re there for the themed nights, live gigs, or just to dance the night away, Cathouse is a legendary destination in Glasgow’s dynamic nightlife scene, where every visit promises an unforgettable experience.

Glasgow‘s Lesbian Events

Glasgow takes pride in its diverse range of LGBTQ+ events, and the lesbian community is well-represented in the city’s calendar. Keep an eye out for events like “L Word” viewing parties, lesbian speed dating nights, and empowering workshops. These gatherings not only provide entertainment but also foster a sense of community, making it easy for lesbians to connect.

Glasgow Lesbian Visibility: Pride

Glasgow Pride stands tall as a testament to the city’s commitment to celebrating LGBTQ+ diversity. The annual event features a lively parade, vibrant performances, and dedicated spaces for lesbians to connect and share experiences. Beyond Pride, keep an eye out for additional lesbian-centric events and meetups, creative writing groups as Glasgow’s LGBTQ+ community continually strives to create spaces where everyone feels seen and celebrated.

Let us know if you have an event or go to one in Glasgow, we would love hear about it.

Love Team Nonchalant xx

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This article was written by one of our creative team writers here at Nonchalant Magazine.

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