Making the RVT a listed building

by RVT Future

  • 17 March 2015

We want the Royal Vauxhall Tavern to be the nation’s first building to be listed in recognition of its importance to LGBTQ community history. (UPDATE: On September 9 2015, we succeeded in reaching that goal!) Because we think the RVT is such a unique and indispensable part of our country’s LGBTQ history, we want it…

What we believe

by RVT Future

  • 16 March 2015


We want to safeguard our beloved venue now to ensure we don’t lose it forever.

The RVT’s history in pictures

by RVT Future

  • 11 March 2015


The RVT has an incredibly rich history – and pre-history – as these amazing images show. It stands on the site of the Vauxhall pleasure gardens, which from 1661 to 1859 were a place of fun, fantasy and a bit of filth. The pub was built right after the gardens closed as the flagship building…


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