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Light at the End of the Tunnel

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On the 19th of March 2024, join us for a glamorous fundraising extravaganza at the VAULT Gala: Light at the End of the Tunnel, taking place at Shoreditch Town Hall. 


Hosted by Sophie Duker (Taskmaster, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown), the Gala presents a night of electrifying entertainment, with a world-class lineup of comedians, drag and cabaret artists, who come together for one night only. An extraordinary fusion of talent and creativity that mirrors the vibrant spirit of VAULT.​

Alongside the show, we’ll have a first look at the designs for the new VAULT venue and a speech from our CEO, Andy George, plus an auction and some brand new & exclusive VAULT merch!

Tickets only

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Comedian and writer Sophie Duker, recently seen on screens in hit comedy game show Taskmaster, will host the inaugural VAULT fundraising Gala.


Known for her sell out stand-up shows HAG and Venus, Sophie Duker has appeared on Live at The Apollo (BBC 2), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4) and is the season 13 winner of Taskmaster (Channel 4). She will oversee an evening of bold and brilliant performances from comedians and drag performers, as well as cabaret, circus and performance artists that echo the spirit of VAULT’s mission to cultivate thriving creative communities and champion diverse artists.


The line-up includes:

Comedian Sophie Duker, standing against a brown background, pulling a confused face
comedian Sophie Duker, squatting down and wearing a red jumpsuit, holding a bunch of flowers
the hoop performer AMAZI HOOPS wearing a black and white leotard and holding hoops in the air


2x Guiness World Record holding hula-hooper and West End performer, vibrant costumes, performance style and a touch of mystery.

drag artist Lolo Brow wearing a green wig and a purple feather boa


Drag Queen Sideshow nut infamous for their award winning comedy burlesque acts including skills ranging from Fire to whips and lack of morality.

Drag King Beau Jangles, wearing a 1930s style suit, sitting and smiling


Drag King Inspired by the worlds of Cab Calloway and Stonewall icon Stormé DeLarverie. Previously seen in West End all-drag panto Dick Whittington.

Drag queen Mahatma Khandi, wearing an elaborate bright green layered down with a pink scarf


Drag Queen known for her reality TV appearances on MTV's True Love or True Lies, ITV’s Celebrity Drag Karaoke and in musicals at the Garrick, Lyceum, Pleasance Theatres and Royal Opera House.

Comedian Heidi Regan, wearing a striped white and blue top, looking to the sky, against a dark blue background


Stand-up comedian and writer known for her work on Newsjack, The Now Show, The News Quiz, Have I Got News For You and Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back. 

Comedian Olga Koch, wearing a floral dress, sitting and holding sunflowers, against a green backdrop


Stand up comedian and writer, with previous appearances on Mock The Week, Late Night Mash, Frankie Boyle's New World Order and Live at The Apollo.

Comedian Jodie Mitchell, wearing a black Scottish suit, with bleached hair, in a boxing ring


Award winning comedian and Drag King, known for appearing in Drag King Collective Pecs, The LOL Word and Channel 4’s Jokes Only A Lesbian Can Tell. 

comedian Pravanya Pillay, leaning on the banister of a staircase, wearing a black dress with an orange container background


Stand up comedian delivering surreal, observational comedy, self described as “like if Diana, Princess of Wales, did comedy”. 

the drag artist Seayoncé, with a spotlight behind them


Comedy’s best ghost-whispering drag performer, previously seen at Soho Theatre, Latitude Festival, winner of the VAULT Festival After Dark Award 2020


Launching online from 5th March, our auction presents the opportunity to bid on exclusive experiences, tickets, unique memorabilia and new VAULT merch, with some special items only available on the night.

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Tuesday 19 March


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Shoreditch Town Hall,

Assembly Hall

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Black tie,

glitz & sparkles

This gala is not just a celebration; it's a testament to resilience and commitment to the future of VAULT. Fundraising is a vital part of keeping VAULT alive - your presence and support will contribute to the realisation of VAULT's new home - an iconic space that will champion innovation, diversity, accessibility, and the transformative power of live performance.

We need your support more than ever and hope to see you there on March 19th! Let's come together, raise our glasses, and step into the 'Light at the End of the Tunnel'.

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