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20 April - 04 May 2022

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Wednesday 20th April

Real Crime Theatre

Was a gay rent boy wrongly hanged for murder? The extraordinary true story of Sidney Harry Fox, fraudster and gigolo, who in 1930 suffered the ultimate penalty for the mysterious death of his mother in a Margate hotel room.

Runs Weds-Sunday until 7th May | Above the Stag Theatre, SE1 7TP | £12-£15



Saturday 23rd April

Sculpture Exhibition 

At Gasworks, Finnish artist Laakkonen presents a durational performance where he recreates the skeleton of a giant sea cow, killed on 12 July 1742 in the Bering Sea. To guide him in this colossal task, the artist will rely solely on a written account of this creature’s bones taken from the zoological notes.

12pm-6pm | Runs until 19th June | Gasworks, SE11 5RH | Free


Free Dance Class

Experience ​​the cultural diversity of Peruvian Folklore, while also getting fit with this free one-hour dance class. Hosted by ArtPerUK, a community group sharing the delights of Peru.

11am-12pm | Last Saturday of the month | Vauxhall Gardens Community Centre, SE11 5ES| Free



Sunday 24th April

Intro to Bouldering

Reach for new heights with this 1-hr private introduction to Bouldering at Vauxwall East. Located within a Grade II listed school assembly hall from the 60’s, this is rock climbing without the complicated ropes (or menacing heights). 

Various times | Vauxwall East, SE11 6BD | £40


Plant Fair

From shade specialists to plants for pollinators, meet London’s gardening experts and pick their brains on what will flourish in your garden, balcony or allotment.

10am-5pm | Garden Museum, SE1 7LB  | £10, includes museum entry


Wednesday 27th April

Tuneless Choir

If you can’t always hit the right note, this is the choir for you. Launching this month the choir plans to provide a home for those who have always been told they can’t sing in tune, but LOVE to do it anyway!

8pm, then fortnightly | Tea House Theatre, SE11 5HL  | £7.50



Thursday 28th April

Football Comedy Podcast

Funny Old Game is a unique comedy and football show starring some of the UK’s most exciting comedians, Premier League superstars and football personalities. This month welcomes the very special guest Anton Ferdinand. 

7pm | Vauxhall Comedy Club, SW8 1SP  | £20



Friday 29th April

Horror movie inspired Drag

The location is set, the cameras are ready to roll, but there’s one tiny problem… Baby hasn’t found anyone to kill her. Featuring trash-tastic songs, interactive comedy, gut-churning film clips and furious balls-out performance, buckle up for a brilliantly bonkers ride as Baby Lame slices and dices her way to horror notoriety! 

6.30pm | Royal Vauxhall Tavern, SE11 5HY | £10



Sunday May 1st

Latin Food Festival

Get your dancing shoes on and give your tastebuds a treat at this celebration of Latin food, music and culture. Hosted by the Vauxhall Food and Beer garden and Latino Life, the UK’s leading Latin media and events company

12-8pm | Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden, SW8 1SP | Free, but book ahead to snag a table


Wednesday May 4th

Star Wars Drag

From Tatooine to Alderaan and the forest moon of Endor, May 4th is a day of celebration for every species in the Galaxy. Join forces at our very own Imperial Palace, The Royal Vauxhall Tavern, to raise money for every Jedi’s favourite charity, Cabaret vs Cancer. 

7pm | Royal Vauxhall Tavern, SE11 5HY | £15