The Dance Before Christmas

The Vaults

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20:00 - 02:00
Theatre/Arts, Fun Time Partying, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different
Live Music


As though from thin air, something has appeared in The Vaults. The scent of caramel and cinnamon drifts across me...

We're surrounded by stilitists, acrobaticers and sneaky freaks; they titilate me. It's a concours d'elegance for the eyes.

Room after room opens in front of us. Exquisite zebras dance around us as we sip at our cocktails. A wrinkly madam professes to tell me my prospects, my futures, my dreams. Above the zebras I can see clouds floating down the stairs. We curiously wander and find ourselves amongst the fluffiest fluff I ever did fluff. I see a door in the distance, it's an amazing maze laid out in front of us. Do we dare?

Minutes, hours, days pass, we'll never be sure. I'm beginning to feel hazy, and suddenly a final door flings open...

I look up and feel dizzy, we're in a dazzling big top! A sea of wild friends are swaying, the room seems to be moving. The music fills my bones with the rhythm of the night.

A theatrical experience, condescending in the most wonderful dance to celebrate the festive season in the depths of Waterloo station.

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The Vaults
Leake Street, London, SE1 7NN

South London

Nearest station:
Waterloo (Tube)


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2. Delivery Policy - When purchasing a ticket, you will recieve your e-ticket via your chosen email address. This email will be delivered within 1 hour of placing your order. When purchashing artwork a timescale will be determined for delivery upon consultation with the customer.

3. Ticket Refund/Cancellation/Transfer Policy - All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable once bought. The full ticket price and booking fee will be re-imbursed in the unlikely occurence of a show cancelation.

4. Cloakroom - Items left in The Vaults cloakroom are done so at your own risk. We cannot accept any responsibility for loss, theft or damage. All personal items brought into the space must be insured by the owner.

5. Products and Pricing - All products and corresponding prices are clearly marked on the website before purchase and during purchase through our ticketing system

6. Tickets are purchased using third party software, Ticket Tailor. Payments will be made to The Vaults parent company Longplay Productions Ltd


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Nice people but it was totally dead and we gave up after an hour. The fortune teller not in a rush to see anybody, Figure drawing was fun; no live music, no acts, almost no visitors. J4london visited The Vaults on 17 Dec 2016
19 Dec 2016 by

It was a really fun night. We enjoyed the music, design, maze and market. The performers were great. We were there over 4 hrs but no fortune teller. Disgusting food smell from another event. Lauren visited The Vaults on 17 Dec 2016
19 Dec 2016 by

Very good night! Really different experience and not over sold so you weren't squished in which was great. We did queue for 1hr 30mins for the fortune teller to be told he wasn't seeing anyone else, which was really annoying. Also the maze closed and we were told it wasn't reopening, even though it did. We didn't get toffee apples upon arrival either... but still an enjoyable night in all jemsyn90 visited The Vaults on 10 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by

Very looking forward to this experience. The Vaults it's an amazing space, I ve been there a couple of times before for the Goblin King Ball and I m glad finally I m back exploring this enchanting space.
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