One of the most exciting events south of the river, this immersive dinner party turns Waterloo into a gateway to heaven as this Bacchus-inspired soiree let's you eat, drink and party with the gods.
What's On in South London
Veer a little South of the river in London and you'll find smashing suburbias, bustling parks, a population of well over a million and some of the best events in the business. But what to do, and where to ruddy do it? From titillating burlesque nights and proud, pubbing experiences, to party shenanigans and clubbing events, it's easy to found out what's on in South London, because we're here to help you. Check out our recommendations for the best events in South London.
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Head to Battersea for this truly unique event, here you can rub shoulders with the biggest names in rugby in celebration of the World Cup victory 15 years ago. Your ticket will get you wined and dined before you have the chance to ask any burning questions to your favourite team members in a live Q&A.
Head over to the community cafe Tower Hill Station for a relaxed evening of delicious drinking and dining. Cheap Thrills duo Ben and Darren will be taking over the kitchen to knock up delicious bao buns.
It's all kicking off south of the river, as Drums & Flats brings you a pop-up showcasing their brand new chicken-centric menu. Chow down on wings or waffles, or go for vegan options as DJs hit the decks and big brands provide you with bottomless drinks.
This summer, get ready for a series of sessions at the Prince of Wales. With tickets from only £8, you can party the day away with cocktails from the pop-up rum shack, dig in to pizzas from Oh My Dough and chill on the two gorgeous terraces.
The Grand is a top choice for a night out in South London; join them for silent discos, balls, orchestras and all the pop fun you could dream of.
If you're balmy about a cuppa, then this is the evening for you. The UK's first tea sommelier will be hosting a delicious tea-based evening from four courses of tea-based food and different pots of tea.
Leave your notions of life drawing at the door as this class will teach you all about the art form in a fun and open minded atmosphere. Join an artist and art teacher as she explains technique, how to hone your style and more at this South London class.
Clapham is holding a Tiki secret: this amazing slice of South Pacific is waiting for you. Expect a big party and carefree spirit, and when it comes to the cocktails, you'll be treated to a wonderful range of mixed drinks made from premium spirits.
This charming supper club in South London is taking dating back to the olden days, where dinner parties where a chance to meet and mix with like minds while you feast on some seriously excellent food.
If you like your movie nights to feature free popcorn, prizes for fancy dress and an absolutely massive screen, The Grand is where you need to be. These guys host regular screenings of cult classic films, all beamed out on their 24ft wide screen so you can get a completely new level of enjoyment out of your favourite flicks. There's access to a pumping after-party included in your ticket price (which incidentally, is pretty well priced), so you might as well hang around for a dance once it's finished.
Still haven't been to Southwark's hottest restaurant? Well now is as good a time as any, as chef Leandro Carreira hosts a unique supper club dedicated to Portuguese pannage pork. Soak up four delicious courses and meet the acclaimed chef at this one-off dinner.
Breakfast Club's SW11 secret bar are hosting an amazing bottomless brunch, with BC food, two hours of unlimited prosecco, and the best 70s disco soundtrack. There's 2-4-1 cocktail afterwards.
Handmade Mysteries create twisted escape rooms for people looking for a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience. Based in London's finest drinking establishments, your game host will introduce your team to a series of bizarre contraptions and mysterious misfits. Will you win and cry for joy? Or lose, and just cry?
Head to Peckham Levels and into Near & Far, the import/export bar that's all about cocktails and bar snacks fusing locally sourced ingredients with imports from around the world. Outside of their offering, you can enjoy kitsch, retro interiors and panoramic views of London.
The Brit Beat Generation takes you back to the exciting time of the 1950's, where jazz and art filled the underground clubs of Britain, stirring up a rebellious optimism. You'll be in the thick of the burgeoning scene in this unique immersive supperclub that gives you all the sounds, and tastes, of this great movement.
Thursdays just got a whole lot more fun in Clapham as Lotus bar put on their huge Thirsty Thursdays. Head down for drinks after work or go for the party atmosphere with mates as the bar and club invites in DJs to play the hottest tunes until 2am - well worth the Friday hangover.
There are some holes that can only be filled with an epic roast, and that's exactly what The Honor Oak in Forest Hill are doing come Sundays. The traditional and cosy pub will be serving their legendary carvery along with a hopping atmosphere of live music and a jam session in the evening.
When you're wondering what's on in south London, you can always count on something fun in Southwark. Head to tibits, as they launch their very first vegan bottomless brunch. Expect organic beers, unlimited G&Ts and dishes for vegans and veggies alike.
Enjoy brunch at the Jam Tree Clapham and you can feast on everything from classic brunch dishes, to deliciously indulgent American-inspired dishes (think baby back ribs and pulled pork), all while enjoying two hours of bottomless prosecco.
The Prince of Wales are inviting a plethora of up-and-coming acts and internet celebrities into their walls for a night of amazing music, from the London African Gospel Choir to Cassetteboy.
Just below the river you'll find The Horse and Stables, a family run pub with character at its heart. Inside you'll find quirky interiors perfect for feasting on homemade food, enjoying real ales, or simply enjoying the company.
Forbidden Nights brings London's hotest male variety show to the majestic surroundings of The Clapham Grand. Perfect for hen parties or a lively girls night out, this is an event guaranteed to get you a little hot under the collar, as a stellar line-up of performers (including a Channing Tatum lookalike and an X-Factor finalist) put on a sexy yet fun show without the need for nudity.
Head to the South London venue Rivoli Ballroom for a night with their spectacular live bands, the best jive, swing, and RnB, inexpensive drink and a true authentic 40s and 50s atmosphere.
Thought The Prince of Wales couldn't get any better? Well, there may be a stunning rooftop, banging dancefloor and epic sound system, but now you can get a taste of Musical Bingo too. Get down to the Brixton hangout for a night of prizes, music and twists along the way.
For fun and RnB beats aplenty, head over to Soul Saturdays at SAMA Bankside. Kick your night off with a plate of their Spanish fare, before getting down to the biggest chart tunes of recent years.
In the words of Tom Misch, 'you should come south of the river' because that's where the party's at. Celebrate Oktoberfest at Vauxhall Street Food Garden, where the epic space will be transformed into proper German bier hall, complete with Bavarian beers, authentic street good and live entertainment all night long.
Experience books in a new light, as this immersive experience combines pop-up books with unique sound installations and live theatre performances. With tickets at only £3, you'd be silly to miss it.
Laugh Train Home is one of the city's most popular comedy nights, and for good reason too. Always showcasing a prime selection of rising UK talent as well as favourites from the comedy circuit, you can head to Four Thieves in Battersea or The Honour Oak in Forrest Hill and enjoy a spread of incredible stand-up.
Head to Kennington for this super cool life-drawing event. Grab a couple of drinks and try your hand at sketching some real life burlesque and cabaret performers at this cool South London event.
Laugh Out London have played host to some of the biggest names in comedy, as well as the hottest new talent. If you're in the mood for belly-ashing laughs and great value for money, check out their shows in Tooting.
Krush Groove is making the move to Brixton to bring you one of the best Sunday nights out in South London. Head to the Rum Kitchen where they'll be mixing it up with the very best in Garage, House and UK Funky every first Sunday of the month.
The Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club does many things, and it does them with the charm of a Parisian jazz bar of a bygone era. The place oozes cool, which suits its line up of fantastic acts perfectly. Nearly every day they have something great on, from established jazz, soul or funk singers to open mic nights celebrating the best in up-and-coming talent – all while you sip on one of their fantastic French and New World wines.
Take the party back to the swinging days of American prohibition, as Blues Kitchen Brixton puts on a huge night of live music. The retro venue plays host to blues and jazz bands regularly, the perfect accompaniment to all those whisky cocktails.
Head to South London's Powder Keg Diplomacy and enjoy a serene night of live jazz and soul music every Sunday. Guests will be able to relax and watch some of the capital's best live music performers show off their many musical talents, all the while drinking a stunning, hand-crafted cocktail. If that wasn't enough, the kitchen will be sure up a selection of great comfort food, including a hearty roast dinner.
Head to Battersea for a night of fabulous Bunga Bingo where prizes range from a bottle of limoncello to a Fiat 500. Play along while sipping on a beer or prosecco with a delicious pizza, and round it all off with a go on the karaoke machine.
Head to Croydon where Limitless VR are offering one of the city's best gaming experiences from inside their VR bar and cafe. Choose from a great selection of games, or get involved with a full-blown tournament.
Located a short distance from Clapham Junction is 411 Bar and Lounge, a modern bar boasting everything you need to have a good night, from excellent cocktails, quality deep house and soul music, to their state-of-the-art e-shisha pipes.
It's all popping off in south London, as this iconic club brings a slice of Berlin to Brixton. In honour of Oktoberfest, there will be street food from Herman Ze German, huge steins of beer, Bavarian games and a Berlin-themed club room with oompah DJs.
Not far from the Shard you'll find this interesting pottery masterclass, where you can learn everything about creating pottery using a wheel, including special techniques, and also there's fun competitions and the chance to take your favourite piece home.
Located in the lovely workspace and cafe, Caya in Brixton, this art workshop and supperclub offers guests the chance to let their creativity loose no matter what levels of expertise. There is also plenty of food and wine to hand, to keep those juices flowing.