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 13th September 2019

One of Brixton's best party spots, this rooftop bar and club venue is must-visit if you're going out south of the river as it plays host to big name DJs and some of the best tunes in town.

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.

@ Colliers Wood Community Centre on Sat, 26th Oct 2019 @ 19:00 - 23:00

Organised in effort to raise money for St George's Hospital cardiac unit, Big Heart Fest is a fun evening of live music at Colliers Wood Community Centre this October. Head on over and you can catch local musicians, DJs and Colliers Wood International Ukulele Orchestra all in action. 

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

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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.

  Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

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@ Fest Bar on Friday 27th September 2019 and 5 other Fridays

Head to Camden where Blingo Bingo has arrived in all its silly glory. With fast-paced bingo dabbing, sing offs, dance offs and the chance win some really stupid prizes, it's a must visit if you're looking for a ridiculous night out.

Laugh Train Home Events

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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.

@ 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.

  3-2-1 Racing Combo

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@ The Four Thieves on Various dates from Monday 16th September 2019

Battersea's Four Thieves are hosting the ultimate pub gaming experience, so if you've got some competitive mates this is your chance to whip their butts. Take on three races of Moonshine Raceway, two games of Bubble Ice Hockey and one Critter Race, and take your place as the ultimate champion. 

@ 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. 

@ Spinach on Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Head over to East Dulwich where Sip It will be bringing you this excellent night of wine, cheese and chocolate pairing. A real triple threat, you'll be given five stunning wines to try out, each carefully matched with a delicious artisan chocolate and cheese option.

@ The Bedford on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th November 2019

One of the most exciting new theatre shows coming to South London this year, Girl From Nowhere will be hanging its hat at The Bedford for two nights this November in aid of the International Planned Parenthood Foundation. Join writer-performer Victoria Rigby as she brings her character to life through an electrifying live show. 

Radio Alice

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Clapham's Radio Alice is encouraging you to get a little hands-on this summer and learn a new skill. After these informative masterclasses, you'll be cracking out the homemade organic pizzas for every date night, dinner party and future celebration. 

The Grand

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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.

A unique new venue in London has opened, offering a unique setting for the city's finest rising comedy stars. Swing by The Vauxhall Comedy Club and expect belly aching laughs, with food and drink deals aplenty. 

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Thursday 10th October 2019 and 2 other Thursdays

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.

The Blues Kitchen Brixton

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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.

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates from Thursday 19th September 2019

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.

Near & Far Peckham

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£5 cocktails from 4pm to 7pm Monday to Friday and 2 other offers

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.

  Origin Lates

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@ Origin Coffee Roasters on Thursday 19th September 2019

Get yourself down to Southwark every first and third Thursday of the month where the Origin Coffee Roasters will be serving up the goods. For just five pounds you can snag yourself a plate of delicious snacks, and a well-earned welcome drink, perfect for an after-work treat.