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 8th October 2018




  Divine Proportions

14 user reviews 3

@ The Vaults on Various dates from Wednesday 17th October 2018

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.

@ Peckham Springs on Sun, 4th Nov 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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.

1 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 1 upcoming dates starting on 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.

4 events @ The Grand with 17 upcoming dates from 20 Oct 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.

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.

2 events @ The Grand with 2 upcoming dates starting on 27 Oct 2018

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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 100 upcoming dates from 14 Oct 2018 until 02 Dec 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? 

Near & Far

44 user reviews 5

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

3 user reviews 5

@ Inside No.68 on Saturday 27th October 2018 and 2 other Saturdays

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. 

4 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 4 upcoming dates from 19 Oct 2018 until 24 Nov 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.

@ 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.

@ The Rivoli Ballroom on Saturday 20th October 2018 and 2 other Saturdays

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.

  Musical Bingo - South London

3 user reviews 5

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Thursday 1st November and Wednesday 12th December 2018

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.

  Oktoberfestival London

4 user reviews 2

@ Vauxhall street Food Garden on Every Saturday

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.

3 events @ 3 venues with 9 upcoming dates from 30 Oct 2018 until 24 Nov 2018

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.

2 events @ 2 venues with 67 upcoming dates from 16 Oct 2018 until 05 Nov 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.

3 events @ 2 venues with 3 upcoming dates starting on 23 Oct 2018

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. 

17 events @ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club with 70 upcoming dates starting on 14 Oct 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.

17 events @ Blues Kitchen Brixton with 66 upcoming dates starting on 19 Oct 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.

@ 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. 

2 events @ Limitless-VR with 57 upcoming dates from 14 Oct 2018 until 13 Dec 2018

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.

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates from Tuesday 23rd October 2018

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.

@ CAYA on Thursday 18th October 2018

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. 

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