Get down to the Thames, as this daytime party is bringing Caribbean beats, live DJs and island vibes to the heart of Greenwich. Located by the river, you'll find a silent disco and BBQ in the summer sun.
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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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.
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.
One of the coolest upcoming events in South West London, this night of cinema from UK directors and filmmakers will show you a series of shorts based around the theme of 'Love' along with a Q&A with the young creatives.
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.
Block Party Cinema are inviting you round for a series of classic, thought-provoking films and documentaries – which you'll watch from their cool red beanbags – and there's even a pre-film DJ beforehand.
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.
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.
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 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.
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?
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.
Get down to Infernos for Pure Anthems, the ultimate night of absolute bangers, all of them played by a full band. Expect everyone to get stuck in and sing their hearts out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With a quality selection of old school classics, deep house and techno, Fu Manchu is putting on an epic end to August. What's more... tickets for this Clapham hotspot start from only £10.
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.
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.
Delivering a diverse range of delicious foodie offerings, this BBQ & Bourbon festival is all you need for the ultimate summer feast, complete with live bands and cool performances.
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.
Bringing you huge comedy names, head to the Prince of Wales where the Red Imp Comedy Club will be putting on the likes of Reginald D Hunter, Marcus Brigstocke and Abandonman.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For art that pushes boundaries this unique London festival will showcasing over 70 noise and performance artists as they respond to the notion of fractured bodies. Taking place at various venues across Croydon, it's set to be an eye-opening series of events.
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.
London's most fun night out has a new home in Brixton! When you hear your song, mark it down. If you like music, dancing and winning prizes, then get yourself to Musical Bingo.
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.
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.
Gear up for a wild one every Saturday night at Pandora's Box, the weekly club night from Xclusive Touch at Fu Manchu. Think DJ-fuelled debauchery, a killer sound system and one helluva venue for this epic weekend jaunt.
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.
Offering some of the best burlesque nights in South London, this gorgeous bar, restaurant and live entertainment venue will serve you up some delicious dim sum with an extra side of saucy cabaret or quirky comedy.