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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Last updated on 29th July 2021

@ The Avenue Cookery School on Sunday 22nd August 2021 and 3 other dates

Taking place at The Avenue Cookery School on South West London this October, this fun and informative experience will have you whipping up tasty Thai food. Budding chefs will get to have a crack at creating two authentic dishes, with bottomless drinks thrown in for good measure. 

Live Band Karaoke!

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Get ready to tear up the stage as Live Band Karaoke returns to Peckham this season. Head over to Audio or The Ivy House for the chance to show off your rock star prowess with help from a full backing band.

  Forbidden Nights

23 user reviews 4

@ Forbidden Nights @ Infernos on Saturday 31st July 2021 and 42 other Saturdays

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 over to party palace The Prince of Wales Brixton where Day and Night Group are putting on the mother of all summer parties. Expect a massive 10 hours of tunes from an impressive lineup of DJs, as well as street food, two cocktail bars, free merch and incredible lighting.

The Doctor's Orders are heading to some of South London's biggest venues to bring you some incredible club nights. From hip-hop vs RnB battles to boat parties and boozy brunches, this is an absolute must for music fans.

One of the quirkier offerings on our list of things to do in South London, Fuller's Shakespeare in the Garden is a fantastic theatrical summer series. Taking place at various pubs, the events will have you sipping on tasty brews while watching live performances of famous plays.

One of the best summer events in London, The Brixton Courtyard is back for round two of its sunshine-ready antics. Head down to Jamm where you'll find their outdoor area transformed into a sprawling open-air haven complete with bars, food and live DJs.

Party n Paint

6 user reviews 5

Over at Boxpark Croydon, Party N Paint is combining art and booze for a quirky evening out. You'll be given all the materials you'll need plus artistic direction, as well as prosecco and vodka and a soundtrack of 90s bangers.

Head over to Kingston or Richmond for Game of Stones' fun and affordable events. These activities will get you out the house and shaking things up, including to follow clues, deciphering riddles and take silly snaps in random places in order to win secret prizes. 

Laugh Train Home Events

313 user reviews 5

Laugh Train Home are lightening up your week with their range of comedy events. From online shows to real-life performances in Battersea, these witty pros are giving out the giggles from just £7 a ticket.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

68 user reviews 5

One of the best things to do in South London, this hilarious comedy night is taking over the Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden for a night of hilarious comedians and bottomless booze in a gorgeous outdoor setting.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

645 user reviews 5

Home to some of the best live music events in South London, the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club offers an incredible programme of talented performers and quirky activities. Whether you're in the mood for poetry, jazz bands or life-drawing, this Elephant and Castle bar has it all.

Midnight Apothecary

752 user reviews 4

Located just south of the river, Midnight Apothecary is the gorgeous outdoor terrace at the Brunel Museum. Hosting events throughout the summer, the bar comes out top for tasty botanical sips and toasty fire pits, ideal for a quirky date night.