Author: RVT Future

Spring 2019 update

by RVT Future

  • 27 April 2019

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Read on for the latest news from RVT Future. RVT FUTURE SO FAR We’ve achieved a phenomenal amount since Austrian property developers Immovate bought the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in 2014. Though – as we have to remind the press! – the Tavern isn’t ‘saved’ as such, we have fought…

Bumper Spring 2018 update

by RVT Future

  • 16 April 2018


This campaign update coincides with the first anniversary of the fighting fund campaign, so we’re treating you to a bumper edition. We are committed to complete transparency so this a longish sort of update. TL;DR: the RVT is still on the market so not safe yet, the Community Benefit Society rules and registration have been…

How one artist is turning RVT history into brilliant comics

by RVT Future

  • 5 February 2016

The fantastic artist Baz is turning the RVT’s unique history into a series of comics. He tells us why it’s a perfect medium for the place he loves. Sometimes you find yourself at the end of the bar, next to an august and aged queen – an extraordinary figure who must have a thousand amazing…

Tales of the Tavern

by RVT Future

  • 5 February 2016

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Each month, the brilliant comics artist Baz will bring a key moment in the RVT’s 150-year history back to life in our exclusive series

RVT Listing FAQs

by RVT Future

  • 8 September 2015

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We know lots of people have questions about the listing so here are a few answers

RVT Future newsletter #3 – August 2015

by RVT Future

  • 18 August 2015


We realise we haven’t been in touch for a while, so just wanted to give you a quick update of where things stand with our campaign to ensure the future of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern – the UK’s oldest LGBTQ pub and performance venue. We’re on tenterhooks to hear whether our application to make the…

Mayor Boris Johnson: “Make the RVT a listed building!”

by RVT Future

  • 26 June 2015


Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has come out in favour of RVT Future’s campaign to make the Royal Vauxhall Tavern a listed building. Johnson said: “The Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been a lynchpin at the heart of London’s LGBT community for more than six decades. This week, New York gave the Stonewall Inn landmark…


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