Udderbelly Festival

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH JULY 2014

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10th April 2014†until†13th July 2014
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Various times
PRICES
Various prices (most tickets under £20)

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Udderbelly FestivalLook out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from the mid-April - failing that, just listen out for the belly laughs - and you'll find your way to London's funniest summer event. The colourful, comic, curvaceous cow marks the spot of the Udderbelly - a two-month festival of comedy, cabaret and theatre from around the globe. There's a huge variety of entertainment taking place both in and outside the bulbous bovine - which also appears at the Edinburgh Festival - with something going on almost every night. Confirmed acts for 2014 include Omid Djalili, Tony Law, Spank!, Festival of the Spoken Nerd, and The Showstoppers Improvised Musical who create a brand new musical from scratch at each performance of the show.

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

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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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London Marriott Hotel County Hall
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £163† 31% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
A simply unbeatable location for anyone who loves to keep themselves busy. London's County Hall is at the heart of the South Bank, surrounded by theatres, ... More
Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £99† 32% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £145† 30% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 10 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
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The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
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 ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Udderbelly Festival

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Udderbelly Festival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
South Bank
London > Attractions >
SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Udderbelly Festival
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
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The best shops and markets near Udderbelly Festival
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
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Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
The menu at Canteen reads like a comforting childhood reminiscence with some sophisticated bunting thrown on top. Devilled kidneys on toast, followed by an excellent slow-roast ... More
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
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Education near Udderbelly Festival

Near Udderbelly Festival
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 19 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
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Leisure near Udderbelly Festival

Udderbelly Festival gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
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Pubs near Udderbelly Festival

The best pubs near London Udderbelly Festival.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
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Udderbelly Festival clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Udderbelly Festival

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Udderbelly Festival.
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Udderbelly Festival
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Udderbelly Festival
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More

Southbank Centre events

Voicelab Children's Choir: The Half-Term Showcase: WorkshopVoicelab Children's Choir: The Half-Term Showcase: WorkshopYoung singers from local schools perform in a choir.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
Voicelab Children's Choir: The Half-Term Showcase: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 31st October 2014 - 1pm
VENUESouthbank Centre†
Young singers from local schools perform in a choir.
SLAMbassadors UKSLAMbassadors UKPoetry and spoken word.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
SLAMbassadors UK
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 31st October 2014 - 4pm-7pm
VENUESouthbank Centre†
Poetry and spoken word.
Lena Dunham: TalkLena Dunham: TalkThe actress, screenwriter, producer and director chats with author Caitlin Moran.31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
Today Only
Lena Dunham: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESFriday 31st October 2014 - 7.30pm-10pm
VENUESouthbank Centre†
The actress, screenwriter, producer and director chats with author Caitlin Moran.
The Way Back HomeThe Way Back HomeThe Way Back HomeLucky young theatre goers are treated to two versions of Oliver Jeffers's 'The Way Back Home' in London this autumn/winter. London is having a love-in with Irish author and artist Oliver Jeffers with Branar Teatar do Phaisti and Denmark's Teater Refleksion presenting the story of a boy and his plane with puppets at the Southbank Centre's Purcell Ro31st October 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
Now On
The Way Back Home
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES29th Oct to 2nd Nov 2014
VENUESouthbank Centre: Purcell Room†
Lucky young theatre goers are treated to two versions of Oliver Jeffers's 'The Way Back Home' in London this autumn/winter. London is having a love-in with Irish author and artist Oliver Jeffers with Branar Teatar do Phaisti and Denmark's Teater Refleksion presenting the story of a boy and his plane with puppets at the Southbank Centre's Purcell Ro...†More about this event
Dance UmbrellaDance UmbrellaDance UmbrellaOne of the world's leading dance festivals, Dance Umbrella has been bringing new dance experience to London since 1978 and in 2014 under new Artistic Director Emma Gladstone the festival celebrates its 36th anniversary. Highlights of the 18-day festival include 'Le Patin Libre', a show by Canadian collective which reinvents ice skating at Alexandra31st October 2014Friday 31st October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
Ends Today
Dance Umbrella
event > Dance > Modern Dance - Dance Festivals
PRICINGVarious, many performances Free
DATES14th to 31st October 2014
VENUESouthbank Centre†
One of the world's leading dance festivals, Dance Umbrella has been bringing new dance experience to London since 1978 and in 2014 under new Artistic Director Emma Gladstone the festival celebrates its 36th anniversary. Highlights of the 18-day festival include 'Le Patin Libre', a show by Canadian collective which reinvents ice skating at Alexandra...†More about this event
MirrorcityMirrorcityMirrorcityPresented in a wide variety of media, this group exhibition includes works by artists who seek to address the dilemmas, realities and consequences of living in a digital age. Works in Mirrorcity include new sculptural and wall works by Helen Marten, and 'The Artist', an installation by Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost which invites the viewer int31st October 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
Ongoing
Mirrorcity
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES14th October 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUESouthbank Centre†
Presented in a wide variety of media, this group exhibition includes works by artists who seek to address the dilemmas, realities and consequences of living in a digital age. Works in Mirrorcity include new sculptural and wall works by Helen Marten, and 'The Artist', an installation by Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost which invites the viewer int...†More about this event
Oliver Jeffers: Talk (Over 6s)Oliver Jeffers: Talk (Over 6s)The children's book writer talks about his inspirations.1st November 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Oliver Jeffers: Talk (Over 6s)
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESSaturday 1st November 2014 - 12noon
VENUESouthbank Centre†
The children's book writer talks about his inspirations.
Oliver Jeffers & Sir Quentin Blake (Over 10s)Oliver Jeffers & Sir Quentin Blake (Over 10s)The two acclaimed illustrators talk about their individual creative processes.1st November 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Oliver Jeffers & Sir Quentin Blake (Over 10s)
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESSaturday 1st November 2014 - 3pm
VENUESouthbank Centre†
The two acclaimed illustrators talk about their individual creative processes.
London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Philharmonic OrchestraThe choir and orchestra combine to perform Mahler's Symphony No 2, The Resurrection.1st November 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
London Philharmonic Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATESSaturday 1st November 2014 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
VENUESouthbank Centre†
The choir and orchestra combine to perform Mahler's Symphony No 2, The Resurrection.
Lost And FoundLost And Found1st November 2014Thursday 6th November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Lost And Found
event > Film Events†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSaturday 1st November 2014 - 4pm
VENUESouthbank Centre†

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