Vauxhall: The Birthplace of Modern Entertainment

Rude Beginnings

The early days of Vauxhall
Pre 1660 - 1732

Elegant Innocence

Fine dining, music and the arts
1732 - 1800

Wonders of the Age

Ballooning, lion tamers, tight rope walkers, horse dancing and battle re-enactments
1800 - 1859

Dangerous Liasons

Princesses to spies - the cultural influence of Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens
1860 - onwards