Tea House Theatre

Winner of Time Out Love London Awards 2014

We are based in an old Victorian public house that opened in 1886 on the site of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens; immortalised as the ‘Vanity Fair’ in Thackeray’s eponymous novel.

We serve some of the best loose leaf teas available, proper sandwiches and homemade cakes; not to mention the best full English breakfast in London. Our teas have individual subtle flavours which would be overpowered by the instant, coarse, hit of coffee, so we do not sell it.

We make our own marmalade and jams, all for sale by the jar and all our teas can be bought by the ounce. Our meat comes from our local butcher and our fruit and vegetables from the local market gardens around us.

We are trying to be different. We will not hurry you. If you visit us on your lunch break, then have one, you will be more productive in the afternoon. If you want to have a meeting, we will not disturb you. If you are ‘working from home’, we have wifi. If you have children, we have highchairs, a chest of toys, and milkshakes. We always have the daily papers, so please, relax, and share in what we are trying to create, take a load off, and have a cuppa.

SE11 Sessions
Feb
24
8:30 PM20:30

SE11 Sessions

SE11 Sessions are back in 2018!

SE11 Sessions is Tea House Theatre's monthly night of jazz, soul & funk!

Each month a guest vocalist fronts the house band, before musicians of all influences and ages link up for a scintillating jam.

Bar open till late.

£5 entry

Free for musicians

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Nordic Question Time 2018
Feb
25
8:00 PM20:00

Nordic Question Time 2018

Like the BBC Question Time, but this time we ask the questions.
Tickes are FREE, but the space is small. We were jam packed last time. Hence, BOOK in advance. 

NB: All those who have booked will receive an email a few days before the event asking for questions. 

I will collect the questions and pass them to the chair on 25th Feb.The panel will not know the questions in advance. The chair will ask people by name to ask their question at the event. 

We are approaching the half way mark of the Article 50 process. Whether you think we
are heading for a bright new beginning or a national tragedy, everyone needs an Exit
Strategy.


At the Nordic Question Time leavers, remainers and immigrants discuss personal, British,
EU27 and EEA exit strategies.


• Exactly what is the change we are preparing for?
• What are we going to actually do to be ready for 30 March 2019?
We will try to make sense of this together - in one room, at the same time.
This is serious now. Reality - not rhetoric.
• What is the difference between the Withdrawal Agreement and a Trade deal?
• What would change and continue during the transition phase, if there is one?
• Is it technically possible for Britain to get a Canada +++ Free Trade Agreement?
• What does “Hard Brexit” refer to nowadays?
• What happens to multilateral international agreements on Brexit-day?
• Is there a solution for the Northern Ireland border?
• How will the Nordic nations shape EU27 Brexit-position?
• Would EEA take Britain if it asked?
• How many more Nordic Londoners will leave the UK in 2018?
• Is a settled status or a citizenship better for those who stay?


Our Nordic Question Time panel answers audience questions on the end state of Brexit.

Visit us on Facebook here

 

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London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir
Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

Every second and last Wednesday of the month

Tuneless Choirs are for those who have always been

told they can’t sing in tune but LOVE to do it anyway!

 

If you can't always hit the right note you are welcome to join us:

£15 for the launch night / your first session inc registration

£7.50 per session when booking a term

£10 "pay as you go"

Free Refreshments:

40 teas from around the world and delicious cakes available.

Bookings here

or

Talibah Rivers on 07752 522 636

londonvauxhall@tunelesschoir.com

 

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Words Away
Mar
5
7:30 PM19:30

Words Away

Process and Practice: Exploring Poetry and Prose

Guest writer: Blake Morrison

There are an infinite number of ways to tell a story. Exploring genre and form can open up your writing practice and lead to new possibilities. Join us in conversation with the writer Blake Morrison, whose many books include two best selling memoirs And When Did You Last See Your Father? (made into a film starring Jim Broadbent and Colin Firth) and Things My Mother Never Told Me, as well as novels, poetry collections, operas, play adaptions and more. He is a regular contributor to the Guardian and has been Professor of creative and life writing at Goldsmiths College since 2003.

Tickets £10 here or £12 on the door

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The Composer's Voice
Mar
8
7:30 PM19:30

The Composer's Voice

London Composers Forum are back with their music and discussion for International Women's Day.

Marking International Women's Day, this multi-faceted event will feature music composed by the female members of London Composers Forum, with special guest performers, and opportunities for discussion and debate on this year's theme - #Press For Progress

This free event, open to all, will highlight an eclectic mix of choral, vocal and instrumental pieces and offer plenty of scope for networking and future collaboration.

Come with an open mind, ready to be entertained, informed and inspired to make a difference.

Free admissions

More info here

or on 07765147324

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Wilde at Heart
Mar
9
7:30 PM19:30

Wilde at Heart

de Musset & Co present

Wilde at Heart by Patrick Marley

Entry: £10 Call the House on 02072074585 for Tickets

or (with an extra charge) book here

A dramatic look at the life, loves and above all at the works of one of the most celebrated literary figures of the 19th century; a man who, in the words of W. B. Yeats, was ‘the half-finished sketch of a great man,’ destroyed by personal flaw and by a hypocritical society in one of its periodic fits of public morality.

The story of Wilde’s life is more dramatic than anything he could possibly have written -
“I thought Life was going to be a brilliant comedy. I found it to be a revolting and repellent tragedy.”


“...A delightful evening, - beautifully compiled and thrillingly performed”
Derek Jacobi

“This is the best show I have ever seen about Oscar Wilde”
Fenella Fielding

More information here

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London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir
Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

Every second and last Wednesday of the month

Tuneless Choirs are for those who have always been

told they can’t sing in tune but LOVE to do it anyway!

 

If you can't always hit the right note you are welcome to join us:

£15 for the launch night / your first session inc registration

£7.50 per session when booking a term

£10 "pay as you go"

Free Refreshments:

40 teas from around the world and delicious cakes available.

Bookings here

or

Talibah Rivers on 07752 522 636

londonvauxhall@tunelesschoir.com

 

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A Fireside Reading of The Time Machine
Mar
18
8:00 PM20:00

A Fireside Reading of The Time Machine

Holdfast Theatre Company presents A Fireside Reading of

The Time Machine

A science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and written as a frame narrative. The work is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel by using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposely and selectively forwards or backwards in time.

£5 Entry

Call to book 02072074585

Bar open till late

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London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir
Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

Every second and last Wednesday of the month

Tuneless Choirs are for those who have always been

told they can’t sing in tune but LOVE to do it anyway!

 

If you can't always hit the right note you are welcome to join us:

£15 for the launch night / your first session inc registration

£7.50 per session when booking a term

£10 "pay as you go"

Free Refreshments:

40 teas from around the world and delicious cakes available.

Bookings here

or

Talibah Rivers on 07752 522 636

londonvauxhall@tunelesschoir.com

 

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A Pandemonium of Poe
Mar
29
8:00 PM20:00

A Pandemonium of Poe

Victorian Theatre with Bite, Don't Go Into The Cellar present:

A Pandemonium of Poe

The Theatre Company present: a theatrical anthology of Poe's finest, fear-filled fiction.

Be led by the sinister Dr Trevellyan into the deepest recesses of the human psyche. Along the way you will encounter such stark terror as may shatter the senses! But will you emerge from the shadows alive...?

Jonathan Goodwin and Philip Jennings star in a show scripted by Jonathan Goodwin and directed by Gary Archer.

For Tickets Click Here or call the House on 02072074585

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SE11 Sessions
Mar
31
8:30 PM20:30

SE11 Sessions

SE11 Sessions are back in 2018!

SE11 Sessions is Tea House Theatre's monthly night of jazz, soul & funk!

Each month a guest vocalist fronts the house band, before musicians of all influences and ages link up for a scintillating jam.

Bar open till late.

£5 entry

Free for musicians

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Laydeez do Comics
Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

Laydeez do Comics

Laydeez do Comics is like a combination between a book club and a series of TED talks

 

Guest speakers for the next meeting are:

The Surreal McCoy: Cartoonist talking about her new Arts Council England sponsored graphic

Nicola Lane: Artist talking about her project ‘Spirit House’ and other great things.

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London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir
Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

Every second and last Wednesday of the month

Tuneless Choirs are for those who have always been

told they can’t sing in tune but LOVE to do it anyway!

 

If you can't always hit the right note you are welcome to join us:

£15 for the launch night / your first session inc registration

£7.50 per session when booking a term

£10 "pay as you go"

Free Refreshments:

40 teas from around the world and delicious cakes available.

Bookings here

or

Talibah Rivers on 07752 522 636

londonvauxhall@tunelesschoir.com

 

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London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

Every second and last Wednesday of the month

Tuneless Choirs are for those who have always been

told they can’t sing in tune but LOVE to do it anyway!

 

If you can't always hit the right note you are welcome to join us:

£15 for the launch night / your first session inc registration

£7.50 per session when booking a term

£10 "pay as you go"

Free Refreshments:

40 teas from around the world and delicious cakes available.

Bookings here

or

Talibah Rivers on 07752 522 636

londonvauxhall@tunelesschoir.com

 

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Words Away
Apr
30
7:30 PM19:30

Words Away

The Agony and The Ecstasy: Writing Sex In Fiction

Guest writer: Michèle Roberts

Is there an art to writing a convincing sex scene in fiction? Getting down and dirty on the page can be as agonising for the writer as it is for the reader. It’s a serious business - or is it? Our guest this evening, the award winning Michèle Roberts, has published fourteen novels, also short stories, poetry, essays and a memoir.  Her novel Daughters of the House was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the W.H.Smith Literary Award. Her most recent novel is The Walworth Beauty. Whether your approach to writing about sex is playful, sensory, filthy or funny or even downright awkward; you should come away from this evening’s salon with inspiration.

Tickets £10 here or £12 on the door

Bar open till late

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Don't Go Into the Cellar - Library of Screams
May
10
8:00 PM20:00

Don't Go Into the Cellar - Library of Screams

Do't Go Into The Cellar present, Library of Screams.

Classic spine-tinglers from the Golden Age of Horror are given a new lease of blood in this original stage chiller.

Join the mysterious librarian, Nathaniel Caldicott as he shares several curious tales of the macabre and the mysterious based on works by E.F. Benson and W.H.Harvey.

 Phil Jennings performs in a show scripted by Jonathan Goodwin, and directed by Gary Archer.

Tickets £10 on the door or book online here

Bar open till late

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Laydeez do Comics
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

Laydeez do Comics

Laydeez do Comics is like a combination between a book club and a series of TED talks

 

Guest speakers for the next meeting are:

The Surreal McCoy: Cartoonist talking about her new Arts Council England sponsored graphic

Nicola Lane: Artist talking about her project ‘Spirit House’ and other great things.

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Laydeez do Comics
Jun
11
7:00 PM19:00

Laydeez do Comics

Laydeez do Comics is like a combination between a book club and a series of TED talks

 

Guest speakers for the next meeting are:

The Surreal McCoy: Cartoonist talking about her new Arts Council England sponsored graphic

Nicola Lane: Artist talking about her project ‘Spirit House’ and other great things.

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Don't Go Into the Cellar - Edward Lear's Stuff and Nonsense
Jul
5
8:00 PM20:00

Don't Go Into the Cellar - Edward Lear's Stuff and Nonsense

Edward Lear's Stuff and Nonsense

Enjoy an audience with Mr Edward Lear, King of the Nonsense Rhyme and Loopy Limerick! Allow him to entertain you with tall tales concerning his life and times, the people, flora and fauna he encountered along the way, and his own inimitable philosophy of life.

Oh, and a certain owl and a particular pussycat are both guaranteed!

Jonathan Goodwin writes and performs in a show directed by himself and Gary Archer. 

Tickets £10 on the door or book online here

Bar open till late

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Don't Go Into the Cellar - The Witching Hour
Sep
13
8:00 PM20:00

Don't Go Into the Cellar - The Witching Hour

The Witching Hour

Montague Rhodes James returns with another selection of unsettling tales of antiquarian terror!

Brave the horrors lying in wait within "An Episode of Cathedral History"! Witness the spectral malevolent seeking revenge in "A Warning to the Curious"!

One-man show and follow-up to our successful touring production of  "Old Haunts".

Jonathan Goodwin plays M R James in a show scripted by himself, and directed by Gary Archer.

Tickets £10 on the door or book online here

Bar till Late

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Don't Go Into the Cellar - Morbid Curiosities
Oct
30
8:00 PM20:00

Don't Go Into the Cellar - Morbid Curiosities

Morbid Curiosities

Be chilled by the Queens of Victorian horror fiction with our latest theatrical portmanteau of vintage blood-curdlers!

This original stage thriller features all-new adaptations of The Yellow Wallpaper, The Old Nurse's Story and John Charrington's Wedding. 

Allow the ghouls of the nineteenth-century to crawl from their crypts, as we show how the female of the species can be even deadlier than the male...

Sarah Ratheram and Sarah Gordon star in a play written and adapted by Jonathan Goodwin, and directed by Gary Archer.

Ticket £10 on the door or book online here

Bar open till late

 

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Don't Go Into the Cellar - The Talking Dead
Nov
23
8:00 PM20:00

Don't Go Into the Cellar - The Talking Dead

Don't Go Into the Cellar present

The Talking Dead

Dare you share an evening with two of America's most infamous murderers?

Lizzie Borden returns from the grave to regale visitors to Fall River with the tale of her poor parents' unhappy fate.

Then, be chilled to the bone as Dr Henry Howard Holmes welcomes you to his "Murder Castle", where he embarked upon his grisly career as the United States' earliest serial killer!

Tickets £10 on the door or book online here

Bar open till late

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Beowulf
Feb
18
8:00 PM20:00

Beowulf

The Holdfast Theatre Company Fireside Readings return to the Tea House Theatre.

Join us by the fireside on Sunday 18th February for The Legend of Beowulf, the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norman Conquest. Beowulf relates the exploits of its eponymous hero, and his successive battles with a monster named Grendel, with Grendel’s revengeful mother, and with a dragon which was guarding a hoard of treasure.

Beowulf is a classic tale of the triumph of good over evil.

8pm Tickets: £5

Call the House on 02072074585 to book in advance

Bar open till late

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Nordic Book Fair 2018
Feb
17
8:00 PM20:00

Nordic Book Fair 2018

Discover Nordic books published in English translations.
Meet Nordic authors who write in London.
Take a peek into the profession of literary translation..
Enjoy live readings of new Nordic books. 

Publishers will present their books and you can buy books there and then, so don't have to try to find the book later.

There will be wine and cheese to enjoy while you delve into Nordic literature. 

To see who is coming check the Discussion. 

Visit us here

Tickets are free, but please book here

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Sectret Innuendoes
Feb
16
8:00 PM20:00

Sectret Innuendoes

Random Acts Theatre Company presents: Secret Innuendos

It’s Valentine's Day morning and people are bonding over breakfast at the Tea House Hotel. It‘s a big day for some, an awakening of emotions for others and maybe just the chance for an extra slice of toast with a little special something on it that’s written in the stars.

More information here

Tickets £10

Book Here

+18 only

Bar open till late!

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Whitechapel Freaks
Feb
15
8:00 PM20:00

Whitechapel Freaks

The year is 1888, and London is in terror at the murder spree being committed by Saucy Jack! Why not seek respite from the horrors of Whitechapel by spending the evening inside Tabram's Music Hall? Fairy Fay guarantees a ripping time will be shared by one and all... A macabre cabaret of Victorian songs, weird skits and disturbing vignettes wherein you will meet a miscellany of suspects in unfamiliar guises. But which one is the Ripper?

Jonathan Goodwin and Fiona Johnston star in a show written by Jonathan Goodwin, with original music by Gary Archer.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
8:00pm -  11:00pm

Tickets £10

Call on 0207 207 4585/ 0207 820 0141

Or book your tickets here.

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London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir
Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

Every second and last Wednesday of the month

Tuneless Choirs are for those who have always been

told they can’t sing in tune but LOVE to do it anyway!

 

If you can't always hit the right note you are welcome to join us:

£15 for the launch night / your first session inc registration

£7.50 per session when booking a term

£10 "pay as you go"

Free Refreshments:

40 teas from around the world and delicious cakes available.

Bookings here

or

Talibah Rivers on 07752 522 636

londonvauxhall@tunelesschoir.com

 

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Nordic Open Mic 2018
Feb
10
8:00 PM20:00

Nordic Open Mic 2018

Welcome to the 3rd annual Nordic Festival Open Mic! 

The Nordic Open Mic began in 2016. It was the First ever Nordic London Festival event. 

In 2017 it moved to the Tea House Theatre in Vauxhall. 

The deal is this: If you can convince Soile that you are sufficiently Nordic and that you currently live in London, the stage is yours for 5, 10 or 15 minutes. 

Tickets will be £10 this year.

Open to stage performances in comedy, music, dance, circus, poetry, acting …

The Tea House is lovely, but not huge. We were jam packed in 2017.

Worth booking early, this one.

Tickets available here

Visit us here for more information

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Words Away
Feb
5
7:30 PM19:30

Words Away

Writing Literary Thrillers and Creating Compulsive Plots
Guest author: Louise Doughty

Are you writing a novel and struggling with plot? Our guest tonight, Louise Doughty, is the author of eight novels and her seventh was the number one best seller, Apple Tree Yard, which has been translated into thirty languages and sold half a million copies in the UK alone. A BBC One adaptation was shown on television last year with Emily Watson in the lead role. Her fiction inhabits a category of its own, somewhere between literary fiction and thriller. This salon should appeal to not only those writing suspense stories but anyone looking for new ideas or fascinated by the process of constructing spellbinding plots.

Purchase tickets here

£12 on the door

Bar open till late

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The Art of Song
Feb
2
7:30 PM19:30

The Art of Song

London Composers Forum and Tea House Theatre are pleased to announce the long awaited Art of Song concert.
Nine musicians will provide the accompaniment to a variety of original and colourful songs, especially written for the occasion.


Come, with your friends, and enjoy the music in the ambient atmosphere of the Tea House, where food will be served until 10pm and drinks until midnight.

Tickets on the door £12
Concession £10
Under 18 free

Book online here (additional charge applies)

For more information visit the website here

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Di and Viv and Rose
Jan
30
7:30 PM19:30

Di and Viv and Rose

"Handmade Theatre’s debut production is a revival of Amelia Bullmore’s critically acclaimed play, ‘Di and Viv and Rose.’ A story of three women’s friendship, it deals with themes of loss, feminism, sexuality and courage.

 Founded by Allegra Marland and Georgie Oulton, who have been best friends since the age of 8, Handmade Theatre is a company which aims to tells stories with women at the fore-front.

 Rose Willoughby – Georgie Oulton

Viv Platt – Allegra Marland

Di Chapman – Louisa Harland"

Tickets £6

Available on the door or here

Bar open till late

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Di and Viv and Rose
Jan
29
7:30 PM19:30

Di and Viv and Rose

"Handmade Theatre’s debut production is a revival of Amelia Bullmore’s critically acclaimed play, ‘Di and Viv and Rose.’ A story of three women’s friendship, it deals with themes of loss, feminism, sexuality and courage.

 Founded by Allegra Marland and Georgie Oulton, who have been best friends since the age of 8, Handmade Theatre is a company which aims to tells stories with women at the fore-front.

 Rose Willoughby – Georgie Oulton

Viv Platt – Allegra Marland

Di Chapman – Louisa Harland"

Tickets £6

Available on the door or here

Bar open till late

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Di and Viv and Rose
Jan
28
7:30 PM19:30

Di and Viv and Rose

"Handmade Theatre’s debut production is a revival of Amelia Bullmore’s critically acclaimed play, ‘Di and Viv and Rose.’ A story of three women’s friendship, it deals with themes of loss, feminism, sexuality and courage.

Founded by Allegra Marland and Georgie Oulton, who have been best friends since the age of 8, Handmade Theatre is a company which aims to tells stories with women at the fore-front.

 Rose Willoughby – Georgie Oulton

Viv Platt – Allegra Marland

Di Chapman – Louisa Harland"

Tickets £6

Available on the door or here

Bar open till late

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SE11 Sessions 2018
Jan
27
8:30 PM20:30

SE11 Sessions 2018

SE11 Sessions are back in 2018!

Alejandra Isabel Bedale is the guest who will perform for the opening set of the jam this Saturday.

More information here

SE11 Sessions is Tea House Theatre's monthly night of jazz, soul & funk! Each month a guest vocalist fronts the house band, before musicians of all influences and ages link up for a scintillating jam.

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Alejandra Isabel Bedale & house band: 8.30pm

Isabel’s journey in music began at a young age singing with her sister as a child listening to radio. She was originally born in Quito Ecuador, South America and moved to London at a young age of 7. Although her studies have been varied and has extensive understanding studies in Life Sciences and Languages; she went on to learn Music Performance and Production more extensively at the LCCM, and graduated with Merit in 2010. Isabel has been influenced by a mix of Latin rhythms and urban sounds growing up, but learned that all the popular songs she loved emanated from Soul and Jazz artists and music she would dance to in South America. She strongly identifies with Music and co-writes songs in various projects in London. She is able to express her vocals in Spanish and Portuguese for Brazilian styles of music.

£5 entry
Free for musicians

House band:
Ruth Currie (saxophone)
Benjamin Gasiglia (Guitar)
Nick Lenner-Webster (bass)
Tamas Teszary (drums)

 

 

 

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Burns Supper
Jan
25
7:30 PM19:30

Burns Supper

After sold out evenings in previous years, Tea House Theatre are proud to announce we are hosting a Burn's Supper for the fourth year in a row!

This traditional evening includes a three-course meal prepared by our fantastic chef, readings of Burns' most famous poetry, Tam o' Shanter, from our resident Scottish artist, Alain English, the ceremonial address to the haggis and a live bagpipe musician!

Bar open till late

3 - course menu £30 per person

To book with no extra charge call 0207 207 4585

or book here

BURNS’ NIGHT SUPPER

Starter

Craigellachie Scottish Smoked Salmon Terrine with homemade piccalilli

or

Traditional Scottish Skink

or

Vegetarian Cock-a-Leekie Soup

*

Main Course

‘Haggis wi neeps an’ tatties’

Vegetarian option available

*

Pudding

Raspberry & Whiskey Cranachan

*

Washed down with a glass of Glenlivet

Single Malt Scotch Whiskey

 

 

 

 

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London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir
Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

Every second and last Wednesday of the month

Tuneless Choirs are for those who have always been

told they can’t sing in tune but LOVE to do it anyway!

 

If you can't always hit the right note you are welcome to join us:

£15 for the launch night / your first session inc registration

£7.50 per session when booking a term

£10 "pay as you go"

Free Refreshments:

40 teas from around the world and delicious cakes available.

Bookings here

or

Talibah Rivers on 07752 522 636

londonvauxhall@tunelesschoir.com

 

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We Are the Wildlife - Brona McVittie - Album Launch
Jan
19
8:00 PM20:00

We Are the Wildlife - Brona McVittie - Album Launch

We are the Wildlife – the forthcoming debut solo LP from celebrated Irish folk chanteuse and harpist Brona McVittie – features the tracks Under The Pines and Newry Mountain which were released as a double A side single in June 2017.

McVittie’s debut offering is a psychogeographic journey through a collection of traditional folk ballads and original compositions inspired as much by the geometries of London’s urban fringes as by the sonic phenomena within the great rural landscapes of Mourne.

This mixing of traditional songs with her own compositions, and thematic ties between songs old and new, coupled with the use of traditional instruments (harp/flute/strings, etc.) against subtle electronic backdrops and innovative production techniques all adds up to a record that is heartfelt, timeless and yet pleasingly contemporary in feel, a perfect mix of new and old, on every front.

“Pleasingly dreamy folk tones but with a strong and haunting undercurrent of otherworldliness” Conor O’Toole, Underground of Happiness

“Nature reverberates wonderfully in an alchemy of traditional and contemporary instrumentation, making for an exquisite listen from this post-folk electronic chanteuse” Across the Line, BBC Radio Ulster

Tickets £8 in advance, £15 with CD available here

Bar open till late!

Check out I'm @BronaMcVittie on twitter and FB page here

Reviews

“A rare, and rarefied, beauty” ★★★★☆ The Independent

“Beautifully embroidered folk…sweetness and bite…A stimulating debut” ★★★★☆ The Guardian

“Heavenly debut…boldly experimental…Simply gorgeous” 8/10 Uncut Magazine

“A debut album which answers that much asked question “Where now for folk music?”…” Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture 

“A debut album of serious quality. Inventive modern folk” Songwriting Magazine

 

We Are the Wildlife digital release 12.01.18 / limited edition CD 18.01.18

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The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes
Jan
18
8:00 PM20:00

The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes

Acclaimed actor Jonathan Goodwin plays the great sleuth in The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes. The show  features the great detective recounting highlights of his crime-busting career. It also includes autobiographical snippets concerning his life and times, the adversaries he has faced and mysteries he has solved.

The show is presented by Don’t Go Into The Cellar! Theatre Company, the British Empire’s finest practitioners of theatrical Victoriana in a macabre vein!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPXqjBUkA7U

http://www.remotegoat.com/uk/review/12761/do-go-into-the-cellar/

Thursday, January 18, 2018
8:00pm -  11:00pm

Tickets £10

Call on 0207 207 4585/ 0207 820 0141

Or book your tickets here.

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Words Away
Jan
15
7:30 PM19:30

Words Away

How Writers and Agents Work Together
Guest Agent: Jo Unwin

Ever wonder what literary agents do and don’t do for writers? Do you have questions about the the road to publication and beyond? Join us for an evening in the company of super agent Jo Unwin, as we explore the agent/author relationship. Jo represents authors of literary fiction, commercial women’s fiction, Young Adult fiction, children’s fiction, comic writing and narrative non-fiction. Her authors have won or been been nominated for numerous awards and prizes. Bearing in mind that every agent/writer relationship is unique, by the end of this evening you should take away a clearer understanding of how to approach an agent, what to expect and how you might work together.

Purchase tickets here

£12 on the door

Bar open till late
 

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London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir
Jan
10
7:00 PM19:00

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

London Vauxhall Tuneless Choir

Every second and last Wednesday of the month

Tuneless Choirs are for those who have always been

told they can’t sing in tune but LOVE to do it anyway!

 

If you can't always hit the right note you are welcome to join us:

£15 for the launch night / your first session inc registration

£7.50 per session when booking a term

£10 "pay as you go"

Free Refreshments:

40 teas from around the world and delicious cakes available.

Bookings here

or

Talibah Rivers on 07752 522 636

londonvauxhall@tunelesschoir.com

 

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The Queen of the Paris Cabaret Saves Christmas & Stuffs the Millennial Goose
Dec
16
8:00 PM20:00

The Queen of the Paris Cabaret Saves Christmas & Stuffs the Millennial Goose

The Internationally renowned Tea House Theatre Christmas Show returns home 14th – 16th December.  Fresh from a tour of Las Vegas, Paris, Manchester Arena and repeated visits to London. This magnificent, magical, musical satirises the millennial generation and their Christmas hating nonsense.  We will trigger their feelings, ignore their howls and bathe in their tears.  

 

With Father Christmas under threat of destruction by corporatist forces, hell bent on creating a truly secular Winterville, destroying his reputation and turning Christmas Eve into a day of super profits, the magic of Christmas is truly under threat.  What is a jolly, friendly old man to do?

The Queen of the Paris Cabaret has the booking of her life.  A huge concert at the North Pole to entertain Father Christmas and his elves.  Why does she always end up in the middle of so much trouble? Can she not just put on her show?  Can she save Christmas for everyone?

 

Satire, songs and stuffing abound.  All your favourite Christmas songs, raucous belly laughs and a sumptuous, four course, Christmas dinner in the delightful surroundings of the Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall.  What more could you possibly want for Christmas?

 

Christmas Dinner Theatre. Sit and enjoy your Turkey, while our fantastic cast give it some gravy.

 

Aperatif

You will be treated to a glass of mulled wine on arrival, Roasted Chestnuts and crackers on the table

 

Starters

Classic prawn cocktail with iceberg lettuce and Marie Rose sauce

or

Roast chestnut & black pepper soup

Mains

Free-range roast turkey served with goose fat roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, roast carrots, roast parsnips, sage & onion stuffing, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, and traditional gravy

or

Nut roast and wild mushroom gravy served with all the trimmings

Puddings

Traditional Christmas pudding served with brandy butter, lit at your table

and mince pies to share

 

Tickets available here or through our box office on 020 7207 4585

 

Dinner and a Show £40

Show Only £20

Book the tickets here

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The Queen of the Paris Cabaret Saves Christmas & Stuffs the Millennial Goose
Dec
15
8:00 PM20:00

The Queen of the Paris Cabaret Saves Christmas & Stuffs the Millennial Goose

The Internationally renowned Tea House Theatre Christmas Show returns home 14th – 16th December.  Fresh from a tour of Las Vegas, Paris, Manchester Arena and repeated visits to London. This magnificent, magical, musical satirises the millennial generation and their Christmas hating nonsense.  We will trigger their feelings, ignore their howls and bathe in their tears.  

 

With Father Christmas under threat of destruction by corporatist forces, hell bent on creating a truly secular Winterville, destroying his reputation and turning Christmas Eve into a day of super profits, the magic of Christmas is truly under threat.  What is a jolly, friendly old man to do?

The Queen of the Paris Cabaret has the booking of her life.  A huge concert at the North Pole to entertain Father Christmas and his elves.  Why does she always end up in the middle of so much trouble? Can she not just put on her show?  Can she save Christmas for everyone?

 

Satire, songs and stuffing abound.  All your favourite Christmas songs, raucous belly laughs and a sumptuous, four course, Christmas dinner in the delightful surroundings of the Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall.  What more could you possibly want for Christmas?

 

Christmas Dinner Theatre. Sit and enjoy your Turkey, while our fantastic cast give it some gravy.

 

Aperatif

You will be treated to a glass of mulled wine on arrival, Roasted Chestnuts and crackers on the table

 

Starters

Classic prawn cocktail with iceberg lettuce and Marie Rose sauce

or

Roast chestnut & black pepper soup

Mains

Free-range roast turkey served with goose fat roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, roast carrots, roast parsnips, sage & onion stuffing, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, and traditional gravy

or

Nut roast and wild mushroom gravy served with all the trimmings

Puddings

Traditional Christmas pudding served with brandy butter, lit at your table

and mince pies to share

 

Tickets available here or through our box office on 020 7207 4585

 

Dinner and a Show £40

Show Only £20

Book the tickets here

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The Queen of the Paris Cabaret Saves Christmas & Stuffs the Millennial Goose
Dec
14
8:00 PM20:00

The Queen of the Paris Cabaret Saves Christmas & Stuffs the Millennial Goose

The Internationally renowned Tea House Theatre Christmas Show returns home 14th – 16th December.  Fresh from a tour of Las Vegas, Paris, Manchester Arena and repeated visits to London. This magnificent, magical, musical satirises the millennial generation and their Christmas hating nonsense.  We will trigger their feelings, ignore their howls and bathe in their tears.  

 

With Father Christmas under threat of destruction by corporatist forces, hell bent on creating a truly secular Winterville, destroying his reputation and turning Christmas Eve into a day of super profits, the magic of Christmas is truly under threat.  What is a jolly, friendly old man to do?

The Queen of the Paris Cabaret has the booking of her life.  A huge concert at the North Pole to entertain Father Christmas and his elves.  Why does she always end up in the middle of so much trouble? Can she not just put on her show?  Can she save Christmas for everyone?

 

Satire, songs and stuffing abound.  All your favourite Christmas songs, raucous belly laughs and a sumptuous, four course, Christmas dinner in the delightful surroundings of the Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall.  What more could you possibly want for Christmas?

 

Christmas Dinner Theatre. Sit and enjoy your Turkey, while our fantastic cast give it some gravy.

 

Aperatif

You will be treated to a glass of mulled wine on arrival, Roasted Chestnuts and crackers on the table

 

Starters

Classic prawn cocktail with iceberg lettuce and Marie Rose sauce

or

Roast chestnut & black pepper soup

Mains

Free-range roast turkey served with goose fat roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, roast carrots, roast parsnips, sage & onion stuffing, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, and traditional gravy

or

Nut roast and wild mushroom gravy served with all the trimmings

Puddings

Traditional Christmas pudding served with brandy butter, lit at your table

and mince pies to share

 

Tickets available here or through our box office on 020 7207 4585

 

Dinner and a Show £40

Show Only £20

Book the tickets here

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SE11 Sessions
Dec
8
8:00 PM20:00

SE11 Sessions

SE11 Sessions is Tea House Theatre's monthly night of jazz, soul & funk! Each month a guest vocalist fronts the house band, before musicians of all influences and ages link up for a scintillating jam.

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'Motown & Soul'

Featuring the soulful vocals of Jana Vargová, December's opening set is dedicated to some classic Motown hits by the likes of Mary Wells, The Supremes & Marvin Gaye.

Jana grew up in a musical family in her hometown of Bratislava (Slovakia). Surrounded by classical music, jazz, fusion, folk rock and pop, she started singing at a very young age and later took up piano and flute. She continued her studies in Slovakia, Austria and France and started writing her own music. After moving to London in 2014 she formed a folk/pop/rock band under the stage name ‘’Lanterns’’. Her melodic rock influenced songs draw you into a world of self-reflection, contemplating loss and gain, roaming and searching for home and fascination with the unknown.

To find out more about Lanterns, check out these links:

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIuydgE2KkAIPgHj3UqkA3g?spfreload=5

SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/lanters

Website:
http://lanterns.band/

Social Media:
https://www.facebook.com/lanternz/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnSax3dm6OI
https://twitter.com/lanternsband
https://www.instagram.com/lanternsmusic_/

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Jana Vargová & house band: 8pm
Jam session: c9:30pm
£5 entry
FREE for musicians

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