Skip to main content

A Night Of Glass - Dan Whitehouse with Gustaf Ljunggren and special guest poet Jenny Mitchell

A Night Of Glass - Dan Whitehouse with Gustaf Ljunggren and special guest poet Jenny Mitchell

From GBP 8.00



Oct 04 2024 19:00 - 20:45
Billetto Peace of Mind
Book with confidence: Billetto guarantees refunds for cancelled events, ensuring your peace of mind. Learn more
Payment methods accepted:


A musical journey into the heart of glass in its myriad manifestations

A night of transparently wonderful music, storytelling and spoken word that holds a mirror up to the human condition, the human soul and the human heart - that takes you from smart phone screens to Stourbridge glass making in its exploration of ‘The Glass Age’ in which we now live. This is where the light gets in. 

Over the past two years, acclaimed singer-songwriter Dan Whitehouse has been in a transparently reflective mood with three albums all themed around the physical and metaphorical nature of glass.

Influenced by keeping in contact with his young son living in Japan, ‘The Glass Age’ explores our screen-fixated society's communication challenges. ‘Voices From The Cones’ commemorates glassmaking history in Stourbridge and ‘Reflections On The Glass Age’ offers mirror images of the first album, the same songs refracted through acoustic reinterpretations, intimately sung and played to distill the sweet melancholia of the material.

Songs and stories from these projects have now been gathered together for ‘A Night Of Glass’, a simple but hypnotic live experience in which, variously behind a piano or on guitar, Dan takes audiences deep into the heart of glass in its myriad manifestations, his expressively nuanced crystalline vocals, a hint of Bowie here, a touch of Cohen there, effortlessly mining a wealth of emotions and ideas. 

George Bernard Shaw said “You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul” a testament to Dan’s intoxicating songwriting, consummate musicianship and quiet, unassuming charisma with songs like ‘Rainbows Never End’, ‘Thin Blue Line’, the anthemic ‘New Love’ and the infectious, crowd-friendly ‘Work’, ‘A Night Of Glass’ is the melting point where art transforms.

Dan is joined on selected dates by Swedish composer and multi-instrumentalist Gustaf Ljunggren (who co-produced and performed on all three albums). Lungrenn also brings music from his own Floreana album. “He plays everything from Sax to Synth, Pedal Steel to Piano, and Banjo to Bass!” says Dan, “but above all else, he listens!”

Special guest award winning poet Jenny Mitchell explores how we might project ourselves into the world through clothes, especially when we've been dismissed because of the way we look.

Dan Whitehouse: “Gorgeous… intriguing” The Guardian

“Subtle and delicate melodies” The Sunday Times

Gustaf Ljunggre: “A gentle masterpiece” The Vinyl Anachronist

“Awash with luscious soundscapes of lyrical beauty” At The Barrier

Jenny Mitchell’s poetry “haunting in its capacity for resilience, beauty and redemption.” Daniel Bennett, Absence Club


The Glass Age - Dan and Gustaf live in Copenhagen:

Campfire - Dan - live at Real World Studios
Work - Dan - live at Real World Studios
Olive - from Floreanna - Gustaf


Programming high quality World & Folk music in intimate, acoustic settings in Rotherhithe and beyond. By Tuned In Events CIC.


Finnish Church in London, 33 Albion St, SE16 7HZ London


  • I have not received my ticket via email. What should I do?

    The first thing to do is check your spam/junk filters and inboxes. Your tickets were sent as an attachment and can be thought of as spam by some email services. Alternatively, you can always find your tickets in your Billetto account that you can access in the browsers or the dedicated Billetto app. For more help with this, read here.

  • I wish to cancel my ticket and receive a refund. What should I do?

    The approval of refunds is entirely at the event organiser’s discretion, and you should get in contact with the event organiser to discuss what options are available to you. To get in touch with the event organiser, simply reply to your order confirmation email or use the "Contact organiser" form on the organiser's profile. For more help with this, read here.

  • I have registered on the waiting list, what happens now?

    If more tickets become available you will be notified (by email) amongst others who have joined the list. Purchasing is on a first-come first-serve basis. For more information, read here.

  • Where do I find a link to an online event?

    Check your order confirmation page or order confirmation email. Usually, the organiser of the event provides the details in the order confirmation email or they might send you a follow-up email with a link to their online event. You might also want to read the event description on Billetto where an event organiser should describe how to join the event online. For more information on this, read here.

  • What is refund protection and why would I need it?

    Refund Protection provides you with the assurance that if unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances interfere with your ability to attend an event you can claim a refund. For more information on this, read here.


Hot events

Nearby events

Event from same category

Discover more