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 January 2020

@ The Four Thieves on Sunday 2nd February and Sunday 1st March 2020

Head south of the river for board games galore this month, because The Four Thieves is bringing the fun to Battersea. With 5-hour sessions and 8-hour marathons filled with wooden blocks, foam guns and drinks, this is one for your diary.

Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

192 user reviews 5

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.

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates from Sunday 19th January 2020

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.

@ Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club on Monday 27th January 2020 and 5 other dates

Head to Kennington for this super cool life-drawing event. Grab a couple of drinks and try your hand at sketching some real life burlesque and cabaret performers at this cool South London event.

@ Archer Street SW11 on Thursday 23rd January 2020 and 5 other Thursdays

Looking for Christmas fun south of the river? Whether you're a seasonnaire or hate the piste life, Archer Street has just the thing for you. With an alpine theme that ditches the ski-lift in favour of quirky cocktails and big tunes, this is the ultimate late-night spot.

The Grand

853 user reviews 4

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.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

422 user reviews 5

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.

Laugh Train Home Events

211 user reviews 5

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.

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.

@ Forbidden Nights @ Infernos on Saturday 25th January 2020 and 34 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.

The Blues Kitchen Brixton

42 user reviews 4

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.

@ Mercato Metropolitano on Friday 24th January 2020 and 3 other dates

Elephant & Castle's Mercato Metropolitano is welcoming Circus Raj for a season of unique and concept performances on a nightly basis. Nibble on pizza, ramen or arancini whilst sipping on craft brews and watching an eclectic range of acrobats, contortionists, sword swallowers and Spanish punk flamenco tributes do their stuff.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

26 user reviews 5

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 13th February 2020 and 4 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.

@ 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.