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Million Dollar QuartetMillion Dollar QuartetMillion Dollar QuartetThe story of how the world's first supergroup came together comes to the Royal Festival Hall this December. Million Dollar Quartet is the real-life tale of the night in December 1956 when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis were brought together by Sun Records' founder Sam Phillips for an impromptu jam in Memphis which woul2016-12-17T00:00:00+00002017-01-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING  £20-£95
DATES  Running from  Saturday 17th December 2016untilMonday 2nd January 2017
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
The story of how the world's first supergroup came together comes to the Royal Festival Hall this December. Million Dollar Quartet is the real-life tale of the... More about this event
 
Literary Death MatchLiterary Death MatchEmerging and well-known authors read their works for seven minutes or less before three celebrity judges.2016-07-25T19:30:00+01002016-07-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Literary Death Match
 
Festival of LoveFestival of LoveFestival of LoveReturning for a third year, Southbank Centre's summer-long Festival of Love celebrates love in all its guises. Last year saw different types of human love explored and the project continues in 2016 with installations, performances and free events, including the second Big Wedding Weekend on the August Bank Holiday weekend when 100 couples are i2016-07-25T00:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Now On

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
PRICING  Various
DATES  9th July to 29th August 2016
Returning for a third year, Southbank Centre's summer-long Festival of Love celebrates love in all its guises. Last year saw different types of human love expl... More about this event
 
Jeppe Hein: Appearing RoomsJeppe Hein: Appearing RoomsJeppe Hein: Appearing RoomsTo the art world Jeppe Hein's 'Appearing Rooms' is a delightful mix of sculpture and architecture, playing with the viewers perception of solid forms. To the many kids and families who flock to the South Bank in the summer, the Danish artist's water jets provide a great way to cool off, dashing in and out of the unpredictable spurts of water. Watch2016-07-25T00:00:00+01002016-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Free EventOngoing

event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  21st May to 18th September 2016
To the art world Jeppe Hein's 'Appearing Rooms' is a delightful mix of sculpture and architecture, playing with the viewers perception of solid forms. To the m... More about this event
 
Power of PowerPower of PowerPower of PowerExploring the concept of power in the 21st century, Power of Power is a new festival at the Southbank Centre. Running across four weekends from May through to October, it invites leaders in the fields of politics, literature, business, academia, art and music to debate everything from the rise of robots to the gender pay gap and the role of politic2016-07-25T00:00:00+01002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
DATES  29th May to 9th October 2016
Exploring the concept of power in the 21st century, Power of Power is a new festival at the Southbank Centre. Running across four weekends from May through to ... More about this event
 
Behind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival HallBehind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival HallExperience life backstage with access to restricted areas of this historic building.2016-07-26T18:00:00+01002016-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Behind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival Hall
 
The Homeless LibraryThe Homeless LibraryFirst-person stories of Britain's homeless.2016-07-26T11:00:00+01002016-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Homeless Library
 
Novel Writing: Your TimelineNovel Writing: Your TimelineTips and guidance for budding authors.2016-07-28T18:30:00+01002016-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Novel Writing: Your Timeline
 
PolariPolariLondon's award-winning LGBT literary salon featuring the poet John McCullough.2016-07-28T19:30:00+01002016-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Polari
 
Ludovico EinaudiLudovico EinaudiThe world-renowned Italian pianist and composer performs works from his latest album, Elements.2016-07-28T19:30:00+01002016-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Ludovico Einaudi
 
Architecture TourArchitecture TourDiscover the creative design of the building.2016-07-28T18:00:00+01002016-07-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Architecture Tour
 
The East PointersThe East PointersThe threesome who hail from Prince Edward Island, Canada, performs its Celtic-influenced folk and roots material.2016-07-29T13:00:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The East Pointers
 
Lokito Ya CongoLokito Ya CongoThe six-piece deliver the rhythms of Congolese music style soukous; an upbeat call to the dance floor.2016-07-29T17:30:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Lokito Ya Congo
 
The TempestThe TempestA production of Shakespeare's mystical drama for children with autism and special needs.2016-07-29T11:30:00+01002016-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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The Tempest
 
Love Photography, Love NatureLove Photography, Love NatureCapture images from the Roof Garden.2016-07-31T11:00:00+01002016-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Love Photography, Love Nature
 
Behind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival HallBehind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival HallExperience life backstage with access to restricted areas of this historic building.2016-08-02T18:00:00+01002016-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Behind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival Hall
 
Pram Jam: Early Years Dance Workshop (2-5 Years)Pram Jam: Early Years Dance Workshop (2-5 Years)A singing workshop for children and their parents.2016-08-03T10:30:00+01002016-08-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Pram Jam: Early Years Dance Workshop (2-5 Years)
 
Architecture TourArchitecture TourDiscover the creative design of the building.2016-08-04T18:00:00+01002016-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Architecture Tour
 
Family Gamelan Taster SessionFamily Gamelan Taster SessionExplore the Javanese percussion instruments.2016-08-13T11:00:00+01002016-08-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Family Gamelan Taster Session
 
Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio HostThree Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio HostThree Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio HostPresented by This American Life founder and host Ira Glass, Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host comes to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall this August for its European premiere. Bringing together dance and radio - two strands that aren't usually associated with each other - it's a funny, lively and heartfelt evening of dance and storie2016-08-16T20:00:00+01002016-08-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon

event > Comedy > Alternative
PRICING  £40-£75
DATES  Tuesday 16th August 2016
Presented by This American Life founder and host Ira Glass, Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host comes to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall this Au... More about this event
 
Young Adult Book ClubYoung Adult Book ClubShare a good book and learn about others.2016-08-20T15:00:00+01002016-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Young Adult Book Club
 
Big Wedding WeekendBig Wedding WeekendAlthough it was first launched in 2014, to celebrate the year same-sex marriage became legal, all couples, gay and straight, young and old, are welcome to say 'I do' at the Southbank Centre's great Big Wedding Weekend. Getting hitched at the iconic London arts venue means everything from the flowers to the photographs, the registra to the music, wi2016-08-27T00:00:00+01002016-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
PRICING  Early Bird Packages £1950 or £2950 for a communal feast (up to 38 guests)
DATES  Saturday 27th August 2016
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
Although it was first launched in 2014, to celebrate the year same-sex marriage became legal, all couples, gay and straight, young and old, are welcome to say ... More about this event
 
Mandela TrilogyMandela TrilogyMandela TrilogyTwo years after his death, Mandela Trilogy, a large-scale opera pays tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela, shown for the first time in London at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. Written and directed by Michael Williams with music by Peter Louis van Dijk and Mike Campbell, the opera tells the story of Nelson Mandela's inspirational life.2016-08-31T00:00:00+01002016-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  31st Aug, 1st Sep, 2nd Sep and 3rd Sep 2016
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
Two years after his death, Mandela Trilogy, a large-scale opera pays tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela, shown for the first time in London at the Southbank... More about this event
 
Africa UtopiaAfrica UtopiaAfrica UtopiaBack for a fourth time, Africa Utopia at the Southbank Centre looks at how African art and ideas can change the world for the better. Highlights in 2016 include Adura Onashile's theatre piece Expensive Sh*t, a rooftop garden concert by Tuareg musicians Terakaft and a showcase of the best comedians in the African diaspora including Daliso Chaponda, 2016-08-31T00:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 

event > London Olympics Cultural Events
PRICING  Various
DATES  31st Aug to 4th Sep 2016
Back for a fourth time, Africa Utopia at the Southbank Centre looks at how African art and ideas can change the world for the better. Highlights in 2016 includ... More about this event
 
Roy HarperRoy HarperThe acclaimed folk singer, songwriter and musician takes to the stage alongside a brass and string ensemble.2016-09-12T19:30:00+01002016-09-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Roy Harper
 
Philharmonia Orchestra:Stravinsky: MythsPhilharmonia Orchestra:Stravinsky: MythsThis concert offers the rare opportunity to hear Stravinsky's alluring melodrama based on the Homeric hymn to the goddess Persephone, retold in collaboration with the French novelist and poet Andre Gide, here narrated by Carole Bouquet.2016-09-25T19:30:00+01002016-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Philharmonia Orchestra:Stravinsky: Myths
 
Philharmonia Orchestra: Stravinsky: Oedipus RexPhilharmonia Orchestra: Stravinsky: Oedipus RexStravinsky's Oedipus Rex is a chilling retelling of the tragic myth. Presented here in a semi-staged production from director Peter Sellars, Oedipus Rex is a work that abandons sentiment, it confronts the spectator with the true horror of the 'infernal machine' of fate. The Latin Psalms, too, seemingly so ancient, so distant, speak here of the trag2016-09-29T19:30:00+01002016-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Philharmonia Orchestra: Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex
 
London Literature FestivalLondon Literature FestivalLondon Literature FestivalReturning for its tenth year, the 2016 London Literature Festival takes on the theme Living in Future Times, celebrating the world's most visionary writers and artists. Held at the Southbank Centre, the festival will rediscover far-sighted classic and examine how we are living in an era that has been predicted by science fiction. It opens with two 2016-10-05T00:00:00+01002016-10-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
PRICING  Various, some Free
DATES  5th to 16th October 2016
Returning for its tenth year, the 2016 London Literature Festival takes on the theme Living in Future Times, celebrating the world's most visionary writers and... More about this event
 
ABCABCThe Southbank Sinfonia, conducted by Anne Dudley, joins New Wave group ABC to perform the album The Lexicon Of Love in its entirety including the hits Poison Arrow, The Look Of Love, Tears Are Not Enough and All Of My Heart.2016-10-25T18:30:00+01002016-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
ABC
 
EFG London Jazz FestivalEFG London Jazz FestivalEFG London Jazz FestivalGreat jazz musicians including Dhafer Youssef, Madeleine Peyroux and Norma Winstone come to the capital for the EFG London Jazz Festival returning in 2016 for a 24th time. Presenting 2,500 artists across 60 venues over the course of the 10-day festival, more than 250 shows take place in London's best concert halls and arts centres including the Sou2016-11-11T00:00:00+00002016-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions
PRICING  £10-£40, £49.50 (Opening Gala)
DATES  11th to 20th November 2016
Great jazz musicians including Dhafer Youssef, Madeleine Peyroux and Norma Winstone come to the capital for the EFG London Jazz Festival returning in 2016 for ... More about this event
 
Deacon BlueDeacon BlueAfter over 30 years together the Glasgow-formed six-piece still presents an energetic pop and blues-infused rock performance including hit singles Dignity and Real Gone Kid.2016-11-16T19:30:00+00002016-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Deacon Blue
 
Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)Wry observations from the popular stand-up and star of Grumpy Old Women.2016-11-21T20:00:00+00002016-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)
 
John Wilson & The John Wilson OrchestraJohn Wilson & The John Wilson OrchestraConductor Wilson and his handpicked symphonic orchestra perform stirring soundtracks from the big screen including Funny Girl, Gigi, Gone With The Wind, Hello Dolly, My Fair Lady, Star Wars and The Wizard Of Oz.2016-12-03T19:30:00+00002016-12-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
John Wilson & The John Wilson Orchestra
 
English National Opera: The Dream Of GerontiusEnglish National Opera: The Dream Of GerontiusA concert staging of Edward Elgar's soaring choral work for voices and orchestra, incorporating text from the poem by John Henry Newman.2017-07-01T00:00:00+01002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
English National Opera: The Dream Of Gerontius
 
 
 

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Dance | Until 28th July 2016 

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Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Friday Night Freakshow

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Kinky Boots
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Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Friday Night Freakshow

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Hobson's Choice
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Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Friday Night Freakshow

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Matilda The Musical
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Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Friday Night Freakshow

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The Lion King
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Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Friday Night Freakshow

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Michael McIntyre: Work In Progress
Comedy | Until 8th August 2016 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Friday Night Freakshow

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