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What’s on in Vauxhall: May 2024

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01 May - 31 May 2024

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As we march into May, we want to give kudos to all those Swiftie Fans who came to Vauxhall and put us on the Taylor Map! 

What a mash-up we have for you this month! From celebrating Cinco De Mayo, new exhibitions, sweat fitness clubs, and gardening with our neighbours, we could not be prouder of our patch of South London! 

Diverse, you say. Didn’t Vauxhall put the D in Diverse? 


Saturday 4th

A Long Time Ago, in a Railway Arch Far, Far Away…

… VauxWall West was born. On Saturday, May 4th, VauxWall will have a Birthday Comp to celebrate ten years in Vauxhall. Come down for the Comp; they will honour off-peak and any rates lower than £10.
P.S. Dress up in your best Star Wars costume for a chance to win eternal respect 😎

12pm – 5pm |  Arch 45b, 47a S Lambeth Rd, SW8 1SR| £10 entry every day from 1st-4th May 

Sunday 5th

Fresh Faces Of Film

Mother Kelly’s Vauxhall will be home to Let Me In’s second “Fresh Faces Of Film” event on 5th May. It’s an afternoon that features a selection of short films by exciting up-and-coming talent, with an opportunity to network and get to know similarly minded individuals carving their way in the entertainment industry.

5pm – 9pm | Mother Kelly’s, Albert Embankment, SE11 5AW| £4 – £7.99 

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Frida’s Restaurant! 🎉🇲🇽

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in true fiesta fashion at Frida’s Restaurant! Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere with a full El Mariachi band straight from Jalisco, and indulge in irresistible taco deals paired with special cocktails. Join them for an unforgettable celebration of Mexican culture and flavours!

1pm – 3pm  | 31 Albert Embankment, SE1 7GR| From £12.50 

Saturday 11th

Cacao, Restorative Yoga & Crystal Sound Therapy at Embody Wellness

Join Heather Hepburn for this blissful 90-minute event, beginning with a nourishing and healing cacao ceremony. This is followed by an hour of restorative yoga designed to relax and restore. Then, a beautiful selection of wind gongs and crystal sound bowls will encourage a deep state of release and relaxation for the weekend. This workshop is suitable for everyone unless in the first trimester of pregnancy.

3.30pm to 5pm | 11 St George Wharf, London SW8 2LE | £30 

May 15th – June 22nd

Memories of the Five Administrations

In May, Beaconsfield will be presenting Memories of the Five Administrations. This exhibition sees British conceptualists Simon Bedwell and Stephen Sutcliffe coalesce individual approaches to poetic satire and contemporary pop culture in a collaborative exhibition fusing ceramics and video.

12:00 to 17:00 | Beaconsfield Gallery, 22 Newport Street, SE116AY | Entrance prices: N/A 

May 15

Gardening Club at Vauxhall City Farm

Led by an experienced Vauxhall City Farm gardener, you will learn about plants, flowers, and seasonal produce and how to create animal-friendly environments in our open spaces. Equipped with the tools and knowledge, you will have the chance to get hands-on and design and develop areas within our Vauxhall City Farm Community Garden. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet others, spend time outdoors, and learn new skills, fortnightly on Wednesdays.

Wednesdays 1.30 pm—3.30 pm | 165 Tyers Street, SE11 5HS 

May 19 

Sundays at Cottons Vauxhall

Every Sunday, Cottons Vauxhall invites you to savour the taste of the islands with mouthwatering Caribbean-inspired dishes. From succulent jerk chicken to flavorful curried goat, their menu offers something to delight every palate. Remember you can grab their lunch deal, 30% off the entire menu from Monday to Friday, 1pm to 4pm.

Sundays | 1pm-4pm | Unit 12 Flagstaff House, St Georges Wharf, SW8 2LE 

May 22

Over the Rainbow at the RVT

Get ready to go ‘Over the Rainbow’ this May and down the yellow brick road to celebrate everything Oz. From ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and ‘The Wiz’, to ‘Wicked’ – enjoy the very best cabaret and drag from the Emerald City! Featuring characters and hits from the wonderful world of Oz, with a fantastic cast of Drag Queens and Singers and West End Stars, Oh My! Hosted by the wickedly talented Tiana Biscuit.

7pm – late | 372 Kennington Lane,  London,  SE11 5HY


May 24 

Start Your Day with Sleven Fitness

Join Sleven Fitness for a morning full of energy and sweat! This event is all about getting your body moving and feeling great. It’s the perfect spot to kickstart your day with a workout. Whether you’re a fitness fanatic or just looking for fun, this event is for you.

Every Friday morning at 6:30am and 7:30am | 78-79 Albert Embankment SE1 7TP

May 25

Inclusive Basketball Sessions at the Black Prince Trust

Discover inclusive basketball sessions tailored for females at the Black Prince Trust! Join for skill-building and development sessions designed to empower all ages and levels. From under 18s to adults, their free programmes cater to diverse needs. Whether you’re honing your skills or discovering basketball for the first time, there’s a session for everyone. See you on the court!

4.30pm-6pm | 5 Beaufoy Walk, Off Black Prince Road, SE11 6AA

May 26

Orange Trade – Legends Reunited

Two iconic parties who changed the face of London clubbing collide once again for a massive reunion on Bank Holiday Sunday, 26th May! Get those tops off and guns out for an unforgettable event filled with legendary house, techno, and 2003 dancefloor memories. 

11:45pm til 11:00am | FIRE Nightclub South Lambeth Road, SW8 1RT