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 18th July 2018

2 events @ The Grand with 13 upcoming dates from 20 Jul 2018 until 03 Mar 2019

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.

1 events @ Pop Brixton with 1 upcoming dates starting on 22 Jul 2018

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.

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates

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.

10 events @ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club with 62 upcoming dates starting on 18 Jul 2018

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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 80 upcoming dates from 18 Jul 2018 until 10 Sep 2019

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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 100 upcoming dates from 18 Jul 2018 until 05 Sep 2018

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? 

18 events @ Blues Kitchen Brixton with 18 upcoming dates from 20 Jul 2018 until 25 Aug 2018

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.

15 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 15 upcoming dates from 21 Jul 2018 until 30 Sep 2018

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.

@ Powder Keg Diplomacy on Every Sunday

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. 

@ Forbidden Nights @ Infernos on Every Saturday

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.

1 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 1 upcoming dates starting on 19 Jul 2018

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.

Near & Far

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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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 6 upcoming dates from 28 Jul 2018 until 15 Dec 2018

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.

6 events @ The Grand with 6 upcoming dates from 21 Jul 2018 until 11 Jan 2019

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.

Sugar Cane Bar

88 user reviews 5

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.

4 events @ 2 venues with 4 upcoming dates from 18 Jul 2018 until 21 Jul 2018

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.

8 events @ The Courtesan with 8 upcoming dates from 21 Jul 2018 until 02 Sep 2018

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.