I moved to London in 2000; a naive country boy fleeing the final act of a twelve year relationship, in the hope of establishing fresh roots and a new way of being. After a number of failed attempts to ground myself socially, I was reverentially advised by a handsome Soho stranger (there were so many in those early days it seemed) to head ‘sarf of the river’ to the ‘Royal Vauxhall Tavern’.
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Our new promo video, featuring RVT CEO James Lindsay, Myra DuBois, King Frankie Sinatra, Cerise Rei, our BEEFMINCE boys, and the wonderful people who make up the RVT Family.
Following the Government’s most recent announcements we are now able to start welcoming back cabaret acts and live performance events to The RVT. We are not allowed to bring back our hugely popular club nights yet, but we are working with all our promoters and acts to do what we can and The RVT remains a safe and welcoming place for every member of the LGBTQ+ community. Keep an eye on this website and our social media for more news. […]
Shot by Vogue UK at the RVT.
During the lockdown we have received many messages of support from performers, promoters and our loyal customers, many of whom have asked if they can donate to the upkeep and running costs and help to keep our much loved venue safe.
We have set up a Go Fund Me page so that people who want to and are able to make a contribution, can now do so. All monies donated will be put towards our high operating costs and […]
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 […]