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 25th October 2021

  Forbidden Nights

33 user reviews 4

@ Forbidden Nights @ Infernos on Saturday 6th November 2021 and 29 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.

Want to try a new skill? In South London, you can head to Crofton Park for Jive Party's events. You'll get to learn to dance whether you're just starting out or have been perfecting your technique for years.

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. 

Interactive Pro Gaming

59 user reviews 5

Discounts available on certain events

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.

Laugh Train Home Events

333 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.

Midnight Apothecary

786 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.

Live Band Karaoke!

9 user reviews 5

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.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

95 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.

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. 

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

800 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.

The Doctor's Orders

5 user reviews 3

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.