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Updated company statement about the Coronavirus (Covid-19)

James Lindsay CEO/Managing Director, Royal Vauxhall Tavern
It’s with the heaviest of hearts that we have temporarily closed for the foreseeable future after the UK Governments forced closure policy became effective on Friday 20 March 2020.
We’ve tried to keep the party going in order to protect the livelihoods of our fantastic team, our artists and our DJ’s, however the welfare of both our team and you, our amazing supporters, remains our primary focus and with the acceleration of COVID-19 it’s time […]

Updated company statement about the Coronavirus (Covid-19)

James Lindsay – CEO/Managing Director
Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Further to the Government’s statement on 16 March, I wanted to update you on our position that the Royal Vauxhall Tavern remains open for business and will continue to support the LGBTQ+ community. The decision has restricted my companies’ ability to trade.
Advising people to stay away from the hospitality sector and avoid unnecessary contact when a closing enforcement with business interruption compensation would be the correct strategy. Creating a mixed message for schools […]

Updated company statement about the Coronavirus (Covid-19)

James Lindsay – CEO/Managing Director
Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Just to follow up on our earlier posting last week and to keep you updated.
Royal Vauxhall Tavern would like to thank the good attendance numbers last week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and cabaret on Friday have all been well attended. The weekend has been good although slower than in normal times.
The Night Time Industries Association of which we are a member contacted us yesterday and have advised us not to voluntarily close the business unless […]

A company statement about the Coronavirus

James Lindsay – CEO/Managing Director, Royal Vauxhall Tavern
At Royal Vauxhall Tavern, the health and safety of everyone at our venue is our priority, so we have been closely monitoring the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) situation.
Current NHS and Public Health England advice is that individuals are at no greater risk of contracting Coronavirus at large gatherings than they would be in their day-to-day life. Individuals only need to avoid public places if they have been advised to do so by a medical […]

Statement James Lindsay, CEO/Managing Director

On Thursday 6 March 2020 the Royal Vauxhall Tavern was the first LGBTQ venue to deliver a Welfare & Vulnerability Engagement Training Programme and I would like to express my sincere thanks to our staff and promoters who attended this worthwhile and invaluable training session delivered by Safer Business Network.
The programme covered the following key principles:

To prevent and reduce violent crime linked to the licensed economy
To prevent and reduce sexual offences
To reduce preventable injury linked to alcohol and drug use
To […]

QX Cabaret Awards Winner 2019

RVT has been voted Best Cabaret Venue in the #QXCabaretAwards, along with our brilliant, long-established queer cabaret & community night @BarWot (Best Collective). We know how important this great building is to LGBT+ people & that’s why our focus is always on ensuring its prosperity and vibrancy. We dedicate our award to the cabaret artists who take to our stage night after night.