Christmas concerts at the Southbank Centre

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 7TH JANUARY 2013

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16th November 2012 until 7th January 2013
 
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Christmas concerts at the Southbank CentreThere is a hefty schedule of festive fun at the Southbank Centre and on the South Bank over the Christmas period. Their Winter Festival runs from November 16th to January 7th and features a whole host of events including dance, markets, music, poetry and magical encounters. Harry Christopher and The Sixteen will be returning with their annual sell-out Christmas concert of music celebrating the Christmas message at Queen Elizabeth Hall. The evening ends in The Front Room foyer at 9.15pm with the ever-popular and free sequence of carols, when the audience (and other members of the public) are invited to sing with The Sixteen. On the 9th December Handel's magnificent choral masterpiece, Messiah, is performed in full period costume in an evocative candlelit-style setting at Royal Festival Hall. Besides the strong musical programme there are plenty of festive events taking place (including the return of Slava's Snowshow) on the South Bank.For more information and the latest listings please visit the Southbank website.

Programme
Sun 9 Dec, 1pm: Gamelan Christmas Chimes
Sun 9 Dec, 7.30pm: Messiah by Candlelight
Sun 9 Dec, 2.30pm: The National Children's Orchestra
Sun 9 Dec, 7.30pm: The National Children's Orchestra
Mon 10 Dec, 7.30pm: The Sixteen's Christmas Concert
Tue 11 Dec 7.45pm: Ian Shaw and Claire Martin's Early Christmas Stocking

 

About Southbank Centre

London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design finally move into the 21st century with a proposal that includes a floating glass pavilion, two more roof gardens, a space for riverside arts and a large pedestrian area. More about Southbank Centre

LondonTown.com - Christmas concerts at the Southbank Centre Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
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VENUE  Southbank Centre 
Contemporary and classic folk by the London-based duo.
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Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
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VENUE  Southbank Centre 
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I Am Become Words: Poetry Science And Transformation: Panel/DiscussionI Am Become Words: Poetry Science And Transformation: Panel/DiscussionThree poets read and discuss.1st October 2014Wednesday 1st October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 1st October 2014 - 8pm
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
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Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  30th September to 13th October 2014
VENUE  Southbank Centre 
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Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Free EventNow On
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques | PRICING  Free  
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VENUE  Southbank Centre 
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Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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VENUE  Southbank Centre 
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Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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VENUE  Southbank Centre 
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