Kings of Clubs

Kings of Clubs, South London’s first dedicated drag king night, makes its second appearance at the RVT, featuring more luminaries of the groundbreaking drag king scene after its inaugural outing in July.

Hosted by King Frankie Sinatra, the show has a celebrity theme, with performances from kings James Bond, Billy Idol, Jeremy Corbyn, Freddie Mercury, Mr Bean, Manley Stanley, Zayn Phallic, Dirty Harry, and Nancy Sinatra, with more guests to be announced.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 20th September. Tickets £6.00. Find out more and purchase tickets.


Boudoir Circus

South London’s Aircraft Circus bring their spectacular soiree to the South Bank’s Spiegeltent with enough thrills and fun to satisfy the most jaded of big top fans. The lewd, crude and decidedly superb Ophelia Bitz is the MC for the night in a packed show which also features the gobsmackingly talented Spanish star Andromeda Circus on a London stage for the first time this year.

17th September, Underbelly Festival. Tickets from £15.50. 


Dusty Limits: Mandrogyny

How does a little boy obsessed with dinosaurs grow up to sing louche cabaret songs in makeup and heels? That’s the question which may or may not be answered by Mandrogyny, as Dusty Limits returns to Underbelly Festival with a tribute to gender non-conformity and a celebration of all things queer.

20th September, Underbelly Festival. Tickets from £15.50.


Frank Lavender

When a grafting comic from the pub and club circuit of the north is told that his stock material isn’t suitable for the modern comedy palette, where does he go? Brand new character comedy from Gareth Joyner (the man responsible for Myra DuBois).

21st September, Her Upstairs. Tickets £5.90.


Burlesque at Courtesan

Courtesan, a late-night cocktail bar in the heart of Brixton serving modern dim sum, with decor inspired by 1920’s Shanghai, presents a new burlesque night. Burlesque starlet Suri Sumatra will perform from 10pm, with DJs keeping the party going into the night.

23rd September, Courtesan. Free Admission. Find out more.


The Roses Cabaret

The Bread & Roses Theatre’s regular comedic burlesque and cabaret night is back after the summer break. Featuring burlesque comedic veteran Mysti Vine as emcee, and featuring Ginger Cupcake and Miss Oopsie Ooh.

23rd September, The Bread & Roses Theatre. Tickets £12.00


Circus Experience Day

See inside the National Centre for Circus Arts and experience a wide range of circus skills including flying trapeze, tightwire and acrobatics in this unique half day workshop for adults.

23rd September, National Centre for Circus Arts. Tickets £74.00


Peter Straker’s Brel

Straight from a sold-out tour of Tommy, one of the finest voices in cabaret returns to Crazy Coqs for his unique interpretation of renowned firebrand Jacques Brel’s life and works.

23rd September, Live at Zedel. Tickets £25.00.



CaBiRet is an evening of bisexual cabaret with words, music, and magic at The Cavendish Arms in Stockwell. There will be a collection for bisexual community causes.

24th September, Cavendish Arms. Free entry with charitable collection.