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From theatre and live music to big nights out, you’re guaranteed to have a great time here in Kingston.

We’ve rounded up some of the best events Kingston has to offer over the next few weeks, some of which are taking place exclusively for Kingston After Dark!

Remember to double check availability with the venue before heading to any of these to avoid disappointment.

Stones in His Pockets

Rose Theatre
28 February to 9 March

A small village in rural Ireland is turned upside down when a major Hollywood film studio descends to make a historical blockbuster. Funny, thought-provoking and witty comedy.

The Fallen Leaves and The Past Tense live

The Fighting Cocks Bar & Venue
Friday 1 March, 7pm

Live garage and punk music at The Fighting Cocks. Visit for more events

Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party

Poor Boys
Tuesday 5 March, 7.30pm til close

Join Poor Boys for an evening of celebrations NOLA style to mark the final day of carnival before the beginning of Lent! For more information and reservations, email

A Quiz Night Out

7000 Jars of Beer
Wednesday 6 March, 6:30pm

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 and raise money for Care UK Int. Join in with this nationally coordinated event, have a drink and do your bit to help women living in poverty. £4 per ticket (teams of up to 4 people). To book, email or pop into the shop! Spaces are limited so get in touch early to book.

Nish Kumar

Rose Theatre
Sunday 10 March, 7.30pm

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Nish Kumar pays a visit to Kingston as part of his nationwide UK tour, bringing jokes about politics, mankind’s capacity for self destruction and whether it will lead to the end of days.

Learn to make fresh summer rolls at Pho

11 and 18 March, 6:30-8pm

Learn how to make this traditional Vietnamese dish from the expert chefs at Pho. You’ll fill them with chicken, prawns or tofu, as well as lots of crunchy pickles and veg, and you’ll even learn how to make authentic dipping sauces. Recipes will be provided to take home and fizz will be served to drink while you learn. £10 per person (includes the lesson, a light dinner and prosecco). To book email:

Rebus: Long Shadows

Rose Theatre
12 to 16 March

Adaptation of Ian Rankin’s Rebus novels, the detective fiction series.


New Slang at Pryzm
Thursday 14 March

Brit-pop rockers Sleeper return to Kingston to showcase their first full-length album in 21 years. They play New Slang at Pryzm, Kingston’s weekly indie night hosted by Banquet Records.

The Other Side of Jars – into the grape and beyond

7000 Jars of Beer
Thursday 14 March, 7pm

There’s more to craft than beer: wines, spirits and cocktails to set the mind aflutter. Come join 7000 Jars of Beer for their inaugural tasting of everything else! Check their social media channels for details. £20 per ticket. To book, email or pop into the shop! Spaces are limited so get in touch early to book.

Quartier Libre, Scandal, Emergency Bitter and Boogedy Smak live

The Fighting Cocks Bar & Venue
Saturday 16 March, 7:30pm

Live ska and punk music at The Fighting Cocks. Visit for more events.

Nilufer Yanya

Banquet Records
Thursday 21 March, 6pm

In-store gig from Nilufer Yanya, mixing up pop, r’n’b, jazz and indie.

Frank Sinatra Tribute Evening

Al Forno
Friday 22 March

Join Al Forno for a Frank Sinatra tribute evening, and enjoy three courses at £28 per person.

Meet the Brewer and Beer Tasting with Park Brewery

7000 Jars of Beer
Friday 22 March, 7pm

The local brewery straight outta Kingston, Park Brewery are joining 7000 Jars of Beer for their first brewery event and tap takeover. Meet the brewer, discover their beers old and new, and be jolly. £5 per ticket. To book, email or pop into the shop! Spaces are limited so get in touch early to book.

Koncept Project

The Fighting Cocks Bar & Venue
Friday 22 March, 7pm

A night of local drum and bass talent.

Park Brewery Tap Takeover

7000 Jars of Beer
Friday 22 to Sunday 24 March

Kingston’s favourite brewery takeover kicks off with the Meet the Brewer event (see above) on Friday evening and continues all weekend. Three Park beers on tap and 20% off all canned Park beers from 5pm until close… No ticket

The Wedding Present

Kingston College
Saturday 23 March, 7.30pm

Indie rock band The Wedding Present play a gig at Kingston College to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their classic album Bizarro.



You don't need to wait for one-off events happening in town - all these are regular features in the diary!

Quiz Night

The Albion
Every Sunday from 7pm

Join The Albion for their weekly quiz night every Sunday evening from 7pm.

Live Music at Browns

Every Friday from 7.30pm to 10:30pm and Saturday 7pm to 10pm

Join Browns for live music every Friday and Saturday evening. 

Cameo Opera


£45 per person including three course meal and a glass of prosecco as well as canapés on arrival.

Call 020 8549 5898 for next available date and more details.

Monthly Live Tribute Night

Last Saturday of every month

Cornerstone present their free, monthly live tribute night every month, on the last Saturday of the month. On 30 March, shake it off at their Taylor Swift night. Bookings taken at

The 411

Woody’s Bar & Kitchen
Last Friday of every month, 6pm-12am

Spinning the vinyl you want to hear. Bring your own, or sift through the Woody’s collection.

Folking Around

Woody’s Bar & Kitchen
First Wednesday every month

Enjoy live music at Woody’s on the first Wednesday of every month. 

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