Author: Mr Vauxhall

May update and campaign finance report

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 27 May 2017

RVT Stage

Thank you again for your support and for those of you that made a donation to RVT Future’s Fighting Fund via JustGiving. It is already making a huge difference to our work as we gear up for Britain’s biggest community pub buy-out – with your help, we’ve hired a project manager to accelerate our work, appointed…

RVT wins Sui Generis but faces new challenge

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 1 February 2017

Sui Generis

The good news Sui Generis classification granted by Lambeth Council, confirming the Tavern as a combination of pub, nightclub and performance space. First and second floors defined as ancillary to the business needs of the pub – and thus protected against development into private accommodation.   The bad news Christie & Co are currently marketing…

Job Opportunity: Project Manager (paid role)

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 18 September 2016

Job Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to be part of LGBTQ+ history. With the Royal Vauxhall Tavern now an Asset of Community Value and a Grade II listed building (with sui generis status pending), RVT Future are almost ready to put in a bid to purchase the venue. To give us the best possible chance of…

Thank you. Here’s what happens next…

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 1 July 2016

Thank You

The public consultation for the application of sui generis status for the Royal Vauxhall Tavern is now closed. Thank you to everybody who’s raided their inboxes and shoeboxes for the sake of the Tavern – we promise to thank you individually after we’ve waded through the immense amount of evidence. We cannot be sure of…

A new threat to the RVT’s future

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 12 June 2016


The challenge now facing us – and why we need YOU to help save the UK’s oldest LGBTQ pub and performance venue. Since winning Grade II listed status last September, the Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been thriving – packed to the rafters week in, week out. But its future is still not secure. The Royal…

Our response to Immovate’s threatening open letter

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 10 July 2015


This week, Immovate associates Martin Kurschel, Chairman Immovate Holding and Dr. Xaver Kriechbaum, Director IC London published an open letter to RVT Future via James Lindsay’s website and the Royal Vauxhall Tavern customer database. The original letter can be found here. They make a number of astonishing claims, including: The current RVT lease holders pay no rent…

Paul O’Grady & Ian McKellen: “Make the RVT a listed building!”

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 25 June 2015

Paul O'Grady & Ian McKellen

Paul O’Grady and Sir Ian McKellen have given their support to RVT Future’s campaign to make the Royal Vauxhall Tavern a listed building. They are among more than 30 performers, producers, local residents, LGBTQ charities, architects, historians and politicians who have written to Historic England (formerly English Heritage) to back the listing. The local vicar…

Event: Screening of ‘Save The RVT’ film

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 16 April 2015

Come join RVT Future at the Cinema Museum on Sunday 26 April, 7pm for a special screening of Save The Tavern – Tim Brunsden’s 50-minute documentary about the history of the RVT, which recently played to a packed-out crowd as part of BFI Flare – followed by a Q&A about the campaign from some of those…


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