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Holding Hands

INCLUSIVE SPACES FOR THE QUEER COMMUNITY

OUR MISSION

SUPPORTING THE QUEER COMMUNITY
IN EAST LONDON & BEYOND

Queer East undertaking Community projects in Hackney

QUEER EDGE REPRESENTS THE QUEER COMMUNITY IN EAST LONDON, PROVIDING INCLUSIVE SAFE SPACES FOR THE LOCAL THE LOCAL QUEER COMMUNITY, IRRESPECTIVE OF AGE, GENDER, OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION!

OUR COMMUNITY IS A DIVERSE GROUP OF LOCALS, EVERYONE WITH THEIR UNIQUE STORIES & IDENTITIES. WE STAND UNITED IN OUR MISSION TO PROVIDE SAFE SPACES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR EACH AND EVERY PERSON IN THE AREA, FOSTERING AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERY VOICE IS CELEBRATED. 

QUEER EDGE VENUES

TWO MORE YEARS

THE QUEER EDGE JOURNEY STARTED AT TWO MORE YEARS, ON FISH ISLAND, HACKNEY WICK. BOASTING 3 FLOORS, 11 STUDIOS, A CANAL SIDE PONTOON AND A LARGE BAR & RESTAURANT. THE WAREHOUSES OF BERLIN & EAST LONDON WERE A SOURCE OF VISUAL INSPIRATION WHILST SELECTING THIS VENUE, MEETING OUR AESTHETIC VISIONS PERFECTLY, WITH SO MUCH CHARACTER.

 

WE HAVE TAKEN OVER THE ENTIRE 2ND FLOOR TO OFFER CREATIVE COWORKING SPACES DURING THE DAY, WHILST TAKING OVER THE GROUND FLOOR ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH TO THROW OUR QUEER PARTIES. 

 

WHATSMORE, THE CANAL SIDE AREA IS A PRIME SPOT, AND BOTH THE COWORKING AND PARTY SPACES INVITE ENERGY FROM PEOPLE BEING AROUND, AND ENGAGING WITH, OUR LOCAL QUEER COMMUNITY.

Two More Years - Venue for Monthly beer east Parties and Co-working

WHO WE ARE

MEET THE TEAM

EJ - Queer East Founder

FOUNDER

EMMA-JANE NUTBROWN

FOUNDER OF THAT'S THE TICKET - A MARKETING AGENCY SPECIALISING IN MARKETING FUN - AND FRUSTRATED THAT GAY VENUES TEND TO BE SO SEGREGATED, EJ HAD THE BRANDING SKILLS NEEDED TO START QUEER EDGE WITH A VISION TO CREATE AN ALL-INCLUSIVE SAFE SPACE FOR HUMANS THAT LOVE HUMANS, IRRESPECTIVE OF GENDER!

Bar90 - Queer Lates Venue
No 90 - Quarterly Queer Late venue

WE HAVE LISTENED TO THE ENDLESS FEEDBACK "CAN WE STAY OPEN LATER". WE'D LIKE TO RETAIN THE ATMOSPHERE CREATED FOR THE MANY THAT WANT TO GO HOME AT MIDNIGHT, SO QUEER EDGE REMAINS AT TWO MORE YEARS FOR THE REGULAR PARTIES, BUT ONCE A QUARTER, QUEER EDGE LATE IS GOING TO HAPPEN AT NO.90 BAR, NEAR HACKNEY WICK STATION, OPEN UNTIL 4AM. 

 

WE HAVE SELECTED ANOTHER CONVERTED RIVER-SIDE WAREHOUSE, TO MAINTAIN THE VISION AND AMBIENCE OF ALL OF OUR QUEER EDGE PARTIES. INSIDE IS KITTED OUT WITH A HAND-CRAFTED WOODEN DECOR WITH OUR INFAMOUS LARGE DISCO BALL, WHILST THERE IS A BEAUTIFUL TERRACE ON THE CANAL OUTSIDE. 

 

NO.90 WAS AWARDED THE "BEST LOCAL BUSINESS" AT 2014'S MAYOR OF HACKNEY'S BUSINESS AWARDS, AND TIME OUTS LOVE LONDON AWARDS

NO.90 BAR

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