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 17th May 2022

@ Ninth Life on Various dates from Thursday 2nd June 2022

Activities in South London don't get any quirkier than this: a trip down the rabbit hole to an alternative Wonderland. At The Hunt for The Smoking Caterpillar, you'll find an immersive theatre experience and escape room, with a drink included in every ticket too.

Looking to test out those culinary chops? The Big Bakes are hosting several events in London where you'll get to put those baking skills to test. You'll get instructions, tools and tonnes of tips to create your sweet treats.

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.

Can't decide where to head to for a cracking meal? Try something new with &Dine Supper Clubs. They promise a delicious meal from top-notch chefs, alongside a complimentary cocktail and fab ambience. Expect home-cooked cuisines such as authentic Filipino food. 

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.

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.

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.

@ Forbidden Nights @ Infernos on Saturday 28th May 2022 and 27 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.

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.

Taking place at The Cocktail Club, 00's Bottomless Brunch in Clapham is definitely a must-visit. Your evenings come complete with a scrumptious meal, free-flowing booze and all the best throwback songs out there - think Britney and Gwen Stefani.

Join the hilarious foul-mouthed pensioner Grandma Flash and her DJ and part time lover, Harry Spelvin for a night of hip-hop bingo at Blingo. Expect an evening filled with non-stop tunes, party vibes and fabulous dance offs. You won't want to miss out on this.

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.

If you're craving an exciting day out in South London, then head to Battersea for Interactive Pro Gaming's VR experiences. Complete with an arcade and a refreshing pint, it's time to take on monsters from another world.

Wondering what's on in South London? Hamlet Comedy is serving up some of the country's best comics at Dulwich Hamlet FC bar, where laughs and drinks will be flowing. Better yet, tickets start at just £7 each.

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.

Need plans? Now you got 'em with Instant Laughs Comedy Club. Enjoy heading to multiple locations to watch some of the best and up and coming comedians present their finest stand up. If you thought this couldn't get any better, they also have tickets from £1 too. 

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. 

Biscuiteers is one of the best places for a day out on Northcote Road, offering a range of unique experiences that will help you to get a little creative in a welcoming setting. Join them in their gorgeous icing café for the chance to decorate themed biscuits, make icing flowers and create quirky gifts.