Royal Vauxhall Tavern  

 
 
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372 Kennington Lane, Kennington, London SE11 5HY
 
 
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Mon to Fri 7pm-12midnight, Sat 9pm-2am, Sun 2pm-12midnight
 

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Royal Vauxhall TavernThe Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been a gay venue since the Second World War, surviving both oppression and the great mainstreaming of Gay culture that saw it lose its biggest stars (including Lily Savage) to television. It's the spiritual heart of Vauxhall's gay village, and a busy midweek program packs it out every night for bingo, comedy, music or drag acts. On weekends, queues stretch all the way round the block for Duckie, the drag cabaret collective who've performed their cabaret/comedy/experimental theatre show everywhere from the Barbican to New York. Straights are very welcome, but the more delicate should be aware that there is a lot of audience participation.

 

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Bar WoteverBar WoteverA variety show, featuring live music, cabaret, talks, films and spoken word.2017-01-24T19:00:00+00002017-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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Bar Wotever
Bar WoteverBar Wotever2017-01-24T19:00:00+00002017-12-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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Bar Wotever
Cancer Is A DragCancer Is A DragA charity night in aid of Cancer Is A Drag, hosted by Doctor Woof and with a line-up of music and comedy acts.2017-01-25T20:00:00+00002017-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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Cancer Is A Drag
Butch, Please!Butch, Please!Live performances, DJs and dancing for all degrees of butch.2017-01-26T20:00:00+00002017-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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Butch, Please!
Push The ButtonPush The ButtonDJs supply all the hits reflecting a broad love of pop in all its guises including guitar bands, divas, electronica, disco and more.2017-01-27T21:00:00+00002017-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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DuckieDuckieResident DJs Readers Wifes spin pop and indie, hosted by Amy Lame.2017-01-28T21:00:00+00002017-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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Duckie
Sunday Social At The RVTSunday Social At The RVTAn evening of cabaret, plus commercial, pop and dance hits courtesy of DJs Liam Chaplin Simon Le Vans and Sean Sirrs.2017-01-29T15:00:00+00002017-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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Sunday Social At The RVT
Genesis XtravaganzahGenesis XtravaganzahVirgin and her devoted partners in crime Lilly Snatchdragon and Tete Bang bring you a stellar lineup: Marnie Scarlet, Lolo Brow, The Phoenix, Scarlet O'hora and Pi the Mime.2017-02-01T19:30:00+00002017-02-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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Genesis Xtravaganzah
Diva ExplosionDiva ExplosionFeaturing Rozalla, Urban Cookie Collective, Happy Clappers and Tina Cousins.2017-02-02T20:30:00+00002017-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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Diva Explosion
The LipSinkersThe LipSinkersAlt-drag cabaret troupe perform music hits and skits.2017-02-03T21:00:00+00002017-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372  Kennington Lane      SE11 5HY
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The LipSinkers
 

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Vauxhall Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Oval Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Vauxhall Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
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18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 6 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
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Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 4 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 7 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Nine Elms Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 16 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
On Riverlight Quay near Battersea Power Station stands Young's pub Nine Elms Tavern, named after the neighbourhood created by the regeneration ... More
 
 
 
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Duckie
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 7th January to 25th March 2017 - 9pm-2am
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane, SE11 | Same location as Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Resident DJs Readers Wifes spin pop and indie, hosted by Amy Lame....More
 
 
 
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Sunday Social At The RVT
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 2nd October 2016 to 26th March 2017 - 3pm-12midnight
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane, SE11 | Same location as Royal Vauxhall Tavern
An evening of cabaret, plus commercial, pop and dance hits courtesy of DJs Liam Chaplin Simon Le Vans and Sean Sirrs....More
 
 
 
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Bitches Ahoy!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th January to 26th February 2017 - Various Times
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Arch 17, Miles Street, SW8 | 7 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 7 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
 
 
 
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Gasworks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Gasworks serves a dual purpose: as a location for 12 artists' studios and as host to up to six exhibitions a year. Emphasis is placed on ... More
 
 
 
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Embassy Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 7 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Embassy Gardens, a new-build neighbourhood in Nine Elms on the South Bank, takes design inspiration from the Meatpacking District of New York with floor to ceiling ... More
 
 
 
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Sky Pool at Embassy Gardens
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Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 7 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
A stunning outdoor Sky Pool links two residential buildings in the Embassy Gardens development, a new neighbourhood in Nine Elms near Battersea Park. High up on ... More
 
 
 
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Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 6 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 19 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Bonnington Centre Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
11 Vauxhall Grove, Kennington, London SW8 | 2 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
This delightful commune, relic of a more laidback era, used to be the collective kitchen that fed a street of squats. It's a jolly, ramshackle room, ... More
 
 
 
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Madeira Patisserie
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
46A Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
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Chino Latino
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, 18 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 17 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 32 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Surrey County Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
While Lords is the spiritual home of English cricket, it is The Oval (offically The Brit Insurance Oval), home of Surrey County Cricket Club, that fills ... More
 
 
 
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The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Though it does not have quite the same kudos as Lord's, The Kia Oval (known so because of a sponsorship deal, but usually referred to simply ... More
 
 
 
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 9 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
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The Fentiman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 7 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
The Fentiman Arms is a special pub in Lambeth a cricket ball's throw way from The Oval. They have a lovely wild garden out the back, ... More
 
 
 
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Nine Elms Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 16 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
On Riverlight Quay near Battersea Power Station stands Young's pub Nine Elms Tavern, named after the neighbourhood created by the regeneration ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 9 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes from Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
 
 
 
 

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich
Concerts | On 24th January 2017 

St John's Smith Square 22 minutes walk from Royal Vauxhall Tavern

As part of the Southbank Centre's International Chamber Music Series 16/17 season the pianists perform Brahms's Sonata In F Minor ...More

Paul Nash
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2017 

Tate Britain 1.52 miles from Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Tate Britain presents the largest presentation of Paul Nash 's work for a generation. Known as a landscape ...More

Bar Wotever
Theatre | Until 26th December 2017 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 1.81 miles from Royal Vauxhall Tavern

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Bar Wotever
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th March 2017 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 1.81 miles from Royal Vauxhall Tavern

A variety show, featuring live music, cabaret, talks, films and spoken word....More

Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Road
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

White Bear Theatre 1.91 miles from Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Hillbilly comedy written by and starring Keith Stevenson and directed by Harry Burton. Things could not get any worse for ...More

Bitches Ahoy!
Theatre | Until 26th February 2017 

Above The Stag Theatre 2.06 miles from Royal Vauxhall Tavern

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