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01 July - 31 July 2022

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Thursday, 07 July – 18 September


Lou Lou Sainsbury’s solo exhibition ‘Earth is a Deadname’ opens on 7 July.⁠ Identifying as a time traveller, @loulousainsbury works across film and performance, poetry and textiles.

12-6 pm | Wed – Sun or by appointment | 155 Vauxhall Street, London, SE11 5RH | Free Entry


Saturday, 09 July

Happy Streets Festival

On Saturday, 09 July from 12 noon to 6 pm head to @nineelmslondon for Happy Streets Festival. A fun-filled day of live music, theatre, craft and wellbeing activities and performances for all ages. This summer’s Happy Streets Festival is held around the Thessaly Road area, SW8. Follow this link for each hub performance times. 

12 – 6 pm | Saturday 09 July | Thessaly Road area, Battersea, SW8 | Free Entry


Sunday, 10 July

Kennington Park Festival

The second Kennington Festival is happing on Sunday, July 10. A FREE, fun day for all the family and the whole community. Performances from local singers, dancers, quizzes, circus skills, games, crafts & drawing, health and wellness, food and drink, and more!

12-6 pm | Sunday, 10 July | Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4BE | Free Entry


Summer Pizza Pop-up

Mother Kellys & Albys Bakery

We love a good community hook-up and our mates @motherkellys_se1 have teamed up with @albys.pizza to run a darn fine collaboration. @albysbakery began in the first lockdown from Vauxhall Gardens Community Centre. They supply lots of Vauxhall restaurants, cafes and shops and customer collection days on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

5.30 pm-10 pm Tues-Fri and 1-10 pm Saturdays | 76, Albert Embankment, SE1 7TP | Prices vary


Every Sunday

Vauxhall Sunday Market

Are you a Sunday early bird with an eye for a bargain? Vauxhall Sunday Market and Boot Sale run from New Covent Garden Market, Nine Elms. A bustling and energetic general market is the largest in London and is home to over 400 diverse stalls, serving thousands of customers each week.

8 am – 3 pm | Every Sunday | Parking is free with disabled parking and toilets for everyone | Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5AL | Free entry


Thursday, 14 July 

Liam Withnail

Scottish Comedy award-winning comic Liam Withnail brings his stand-up show to Vauxhall Comedy Club on Thursday, July 14. Liam’s clocked up to 10 million views on TikTok & Instagram and was the winner of the OUTSTANDING show at Edinburgh 2019. Tickets here

6:15 PM – 7:15 PM | Thu, July 14 | Vauxhall Comedy Club, 6 South Lambeth Place, London, SW8 1SP | £5.86


Saturday, 16 July

Summer Open Day & Beefeater Gin Distillery

Do you know the gasworks in the middle of Vauxhall, Kennington and Oval? They are home to this summer’s open at with Beefeater Gin. Head down for a day of cocktails, pizza and fun! From midday sip, lush gin cocktails with live entertainment on the patio and South London Van Dough Pizza.

12-7 pm | Beefeater Gin Distillery | 20 Montford Pl, London SE11 5DE | Free Entry


Saturday, 16 July

PRIME Football – Powerleague

Are you over 35, looking for a 5-a-side football team and want to get fit? Head to PRIME Football Powerleague 4G astroturf based at Black Prince Community Hub and meet the teams! Don’t worry if you haven’t played for a while all the sessions are casual with lots of warming up. Just £5, and your first session is free when you register. 

All abilities welcome.

10 – 11 am | Weekly | Powerleague Vauxhall | 5 Beaufoy Walk, London, SE11 6HU | £5.00


Sunday, 24 July

Colombian Independence Day

Sabor present a celebration of Colombian Independence Day as they take over Vauxhall Food and Beer Garden under the arches in Vauxhall. Sabor are laying on all the finest latin food, music and culture and latino life. This is a day for everyone so bring the family when doors open at 2pm.

2-8 pm | Sunday, 24 July | 6A S Lambeth Place, SW8 1SP | Free Entry