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Vada Magazine provides a last-minute round up for Christmas events in London to enjoy before the festive holidays begin.
Our round-up starts south of the river at Clapham Grand, which has a variety of acts on each evening, including:
- The Feeling Christmas Show – w/ Sophie Ellis-Bextor & Ed Harcourt (13 December)
- The Clapham Grand Christmas Party feat. S Club All Stars & Lee Latchford-Evans (17 December)
- Klub Kids presents: We 3 Queens w/ Krystal Versace, Ella Vaday & Kitty Scott Claus (18 December)
Location: The Grand, Clapham Junction, 21-25 St John’s Hill, London, SW11 1TT
Tickets for any of these events are available from claphamgrand.com.
Drag All Stars Christmas Dinner with Cheryl Hole
Drag Race UK start, Cheryl Hole, is headlining the Drag All Stars Christmas Dinner at Proud City. Dinners can join Cheryl Hole for a fabulously camp Christmas with remaining dates on 17 and 18 December. Cheryl leads a line up of London’s most fabulous drag acts bringing a raucously fun, no-holes-barred show that will you leave guests aching with laughter. The evening includes an asian-fusion 3-course dinner and VIP packages available. The Prosecco is on ice and heels at the ready for you.
Location: Proud, Waterloo Bridge, 8 Victoria Embankment, London, WC2R 2AB
Tickets are available from proudcabaret.com.
The guilty feminist presents Camp as Christmas
Our north London choice sees The Guilty Feminist (Deborah Frances-White) team up with Tom Allen to take over Union Chapel in Islington on 16 December, joined by a glittering line-up of Sandi Toksvig, Jessica Fostekew, Jen Brister, Grace Petrie, Travis Alabanza, Dosa Cat, Raven Smith – with Russell Tovey & Rob Diament.
The show will bring together the best of comedy, music and conversation to raise money for two amazing charities: The Say It Loud Club – an operation run for & by LGBTQ+ refugees fleeing homophobic violence & criminalisation, and CanDo – providing a breakthrough early warning system in Syrian schools to give children a chance to evacuate ahead of an aerial attack.
Location: Union Chapel, 19b Compton Terrace, London, N1 2UN
Tickets are available from unionchapel.org.uk.