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Voicelab's Winter Big SingVoicelab's Winter Big SingA day of singing and workshops, where everyone is welcome to come and join in regardless of ability or experience. Learn songs on the theme of giving and celebrate the gift of song.17th April 2014Sunday 22nd June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Voicelab's Winter Big Sing
event > Music | PRICING  Free  
DATES  22nd December 2013 to 22nd June 2014
A day of singing and workshops, where everyone is welcome to come and join in regardless of ability or experience. Learn songs on the theme of giving and celeb
 
Political AnimalPolitical AnimalPolitical and topical humour from guest stand-ups Mark Steel, Jeremy Hardy, Joe Wells and MC Andy Zaltzman.17th April 2014Thursday 17th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Political Animal
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Thursday 17th April 2014 - 9pm
Political and topical humour from guest stand-ups Mark Steel, Jeremy Hardy, Joe Wells and MC Andy Zaltzman.
 
Christy Moore With Declan SinnottChristy Moore With Declan SinnottChristy Moore With Declan SinnottFollowing sell-out performances in 2009, 2010 and 2012, Irish folk singer Christy Moore returns to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall this spring for two live shows. Accompanied by his long-term producer, collaborator and friend Declan Sinnott, the award-winning star will perform tracks from his latest album, Folk Tale. 17th April 2014Friday 18th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Christy Moore With Declan Sinnott
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Thursday 17th and Friday 18th April 2014
Following sell-out performances in 2009, 2010 and 2012, Irish folk singer Christy Moore returns to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall this spring for t... More about this event
 
Tony Law: Nonsense OverdriveTony Law: Nonsense Overdrive"Imagine if Harry Potter was a Canadian non-wizard who writes very funny jokes with his big hands, that's Tony Law," fellow comedian Sean Lock has said of the multi award-winning Mr Tony Law, a regular on BBC1's Have I Got News For You, BBC2's Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Channel 4's 8 Out Of 10 Cats. He arrives at the Udderbelly Festival this spring 17th April 2014Saturday 19th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Tony Law: Nonsense Overdrive
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  15th to 19th Apr 2014
"Imagine if Harry Potter was a Canadian non-wizard who writes very funny jokes with his big hands, that's Tony Law," fellow comedian Sean Lock has said of the ... More about this event
 
Rubbish: Theatre-Rites (Over 5s)Rubbish: Theatre-Rites (Over 5s)Four inquisitive excavators explore the unexpected value of discarded objects.17th April 2014Monday 21st April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Rubbish: Theatre-Rites (Over 5s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  11th to 21st April 2014
Four inquisitive excavators explore the unexpected value of discarded objects.
 
Theatre-Rites: RubbishTheatre-Rites: RubbishTheatre-Rites: RubbishChildren aged five and above can enter an imaginary world that celebrates its rubbish. Created by leading children's theatre company Theatre-Rites, Rubbish creates a beautiful world from objects more usually found in a bin bag. The cast of four excavators create junk sculpture puppets and characters made from old washing up bottles, giving children17th April 2014Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Theatre-Rites: Rubbish
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  11th to 22nd April 2014
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Purcell Room 
Children aged five and above can enter an imaginary world that celebrates its rubbish. Created by leading children's theatre company Theatre-Rites, Rubbish cre... More about this event
 
Candida Powell-Williams: Coade's Elixir: An OccupationCandida Powell-Williams: Coade's Elixir: An OccupationSculptural installations and performances inspired by the history, mythology and physicality of the Southbank Centre's site, and the life of an 18th-century local entrepreneur who's factory produced an artificial stone called Lithodipyra.17th April 2014Tuesday 29th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Candida Powell-Williams: Coade's Elixir: An Occupation
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st to 29th April 2014
Sculptural installations and performances inspired by the history, mythology and physicality of the Southbank Centre's site, and the life of an 18th-century lo
 
Jananne Al-Ani: ExcavationsJananne Al-Ani: ExcavationsPhotographs, films and videos by the London-based, Iraqi-born artist, exploring the landscape, archaeology and visual representation of the Middle East in western culture.17th April 2014Sunday 20th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Jananne Al-Ani: Excavations
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th March to 20th April 2014
Photographs, films and videos by the London-based, Iraqi-born artist, exploring the landscape, archaeology and visual representation of the Middle East in west
 
J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles And HeaddressesJ.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles And HeaddressesA display featuring photographs by the Nigerian photographer, showcasing different styles and the meanings behind the hairstyles worn by his fellow countrywomen.17th April 2014Sunday 27th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles And Headdresses
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th March to 27th April 2014 - 10am-11pm
A display featuring photographs by the Nigerian photographer, showcasing different styles and the meanings behind the hairstyles worn by his fellow countrywome
 
Friday Night FreakshowFriday Night FreakshowEastEnd Cabaret's deviant diva Bernadette Byrne and half-moustachioed musician Victor Victoria host a dark and twisted night of burlesque and potty-mouthed comedy. Not suitable for under 18s or the faint-hearted.17th April 2014Friday 27th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Friday Night Freakshow
event > Theatre > Burlesque
DATES  17th Apr, 25th Apr, 16th May, 30th May and 27th Jun 2014 - 10.45pm
EastEnd Cabaret's deviant diva Bernadette Byrne and half-moustachioed musician Victor Victoria host a dark and twisted night of burlesque and potty-mouthed com
 
Pull Out All The Stops - An Organ CelebrationPull Out All The Stops - An Organ CelebrationPull Out All The Stops - An Organ CelebrationCelebrating the complete restoration and return of the Royal Festival Hall's organ, the Southbank Centre is hosting Pull Out All The Stops - An Organ Celebration, which also marks the instrument's 60th anniversary. First installed in 1954, the Hall's magnificent organ originally took four years to build and became an integral part of the venue. How17th April 2014Saturday 7th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Pull Out All The Stops - An Organ Celebration
event > Concerts > Classical - Orchestral
PRICING  Various
DATES  18th March to 7th June 2014
Celebrating the complete restoration and return of the Royal Festival Hall's organ, the Southbank Centre is hosting Pull Out All The Stops - An Organ Celebrati... More about this event
 
Martin CreedMartin CreedMartin CreedHe got all the bells ringing in the country at the same time to launch the cultural Olympic celebration in 2012, and in 2014 the Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed is the subject of a major exhibition occupying both floors and the outdoor terraces of the Hayward Gallery. Some of Creed's earliest works from the 1990s are shown for the first ti17th April 2014Sunday 27th April 2014 Where:
The Hayward Gallery,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XZ
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Martin Creed
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  29th January to 27th April 2014
VENUE  The Hayward Gallery 
He got all the bells ringing in the country at the same time to launch the cultural Olympic celebration in 2012, and in 2014 the Turner Prize winning artist Ma... More about this event
 
Udderbelly FestivalUdderbelly FestivalUdderbelly 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 com17th April 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Udderbelly Festival
event > Comedy > Comedy Festivals
DATES  10th April to 13th July 2014
Look 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 li... More about this event
 
David MillsDavid MillsDavid Mills has been building buzz with his razor sharp, bitchy banter since he won the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 2011. Since then he's won over the critics and is taking the London comedy circuit by storm.18th April 2014Friday 18th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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David Mills
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Friday 18th April 2014 - 9pm-10pm
David Mills has been building buzz with his razor sharp, bitchy banter since he won the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 2011. Since then he's won over th
 
World Street Food FestivalWorld Street Food FestivalWorld Street Food FestivalThe people behind the weekly Real Food Market bring the World Street Food Festival to the Southbank this Easter with food stalls running along the full stretch of the riverside Queens Walk between the London Eye and Hungerford Bridge. Taking place on the Easter Bank Holiday, from 18th to 21st April, there will be street food from all corners of the18th April 2014Monday 21st April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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World Street Food Festival
event > Shopping > Markets | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Apr 2014
The people behind the weekly Real Food Market bring the World Street Food Festival to the Southbank this Easter with food stalls running along the full stretch... More about this event
 
National Youth Orchestra's Creative Hub ShowcaseNational Youth Orchestra's Creative Hub ShowcaseA performance of new works by composers from the orchestra.19th April 2014Saturday 19th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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National Youth Orchestra's Creative Hub Showcase
event > Concerts > Classical | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 19th April 2014 - 6pm
A performance of new works by composers from the orchestra.
 
National Youth Orchestra Of Great BritainNational Youth Orchestra Of Great BritainFrancois-Xavier Roth conducts Thomas Ades' Asyla and Richard Strauss' Ein Heldenleben.19th April 2014Saturday 19th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 19th April 2014 - 7.30pm
Francois-Xavier Roth conducts Thomas Ades' Asyla and Richard Strauss' Ein Heldenleben.
 
Susan Calman: The 68 Comeback SpecialSusan Calman: The 68 Comeback SpecialSusan Calman: The 68 Comeback SpecialFeisty and caustic wit from Glaswegian stand-up Susan Calman, who has appeared on TV as a QI panellist, on Radio 4's News Quiz and who won the 2012 Chortle Award for Best Compere. She's not giving much away about this show except to say: Susan is in it; she may talk about cats and jogging but not at the same time; and it'll be as much fun as you wa19th April 2014Saturday 19th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Susan Calman: The 68 Comeback Special
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Saturday 19th April 2014 - 7.45pm
Feisty and caustic wit from Glaswegian stand-up Susan Calman, who has appeared on TV as a QI panellist, on Radio 4's News Quiz and who won the 2012 Chortle Awa... More about this event
 
The Snowman And Little Red Riding Hood + Live Musical AccompanimentThe Snowman And Little Red Riding Hood + Live Musical Accompaniment19th April 2014Thursday 26th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Snowman And Little Red Riding Hood + Live Musical Accompaniment
event > Film Events
DATES  20th December 2013 to 26th June 2014
 
April Fool's Day Comedy Concert 2014April Fool's Day Comedy Concert 2014April Fool's Day Comedy Concert 2014Comedian Rainer Hersch returns to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. with his family-friendly April Fool's Day Concert on 21st April 2014. Since officially becoming a classical musician who does comedy, Rainer has hosted several gala comedy concerts in support of Comic Relief, and this is the fourth staged at the Southbank Centre followin21st April 2014Monday 21st April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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April Fool's Day Comedy Concert 2014
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 21st April 2014
Comedian Rainer Hersch returns to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. with his family-friendly April Fool's Day Concert on 21st April 2014. Since offi... More about this event
 
Strictly Easter BallroomStrictly Easter BallroomAn afternoon of free ballroom dancing and live music comes to the Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall this Easter Bank Holiday Monday. Join Nicky Miles, his professional dancers, and the Ross Mitchell Combo. Sparkles and Easter cheer compulsory!21st April 2014Monday 21st April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Strictly Easter Ballroom
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballroom | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 21st April 2014
An afternoon of free ballroom dancing and live music comes to the Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall this Easter Bank Holiday Monday. Join Nicky Miles, his ... More about this event
 
Comedy In The DarkComedy In The DarkA number of well-known comedians will be making you laugh with the lights switched off.21st April 2014Monday 30th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Comedy In The Dark
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  21st Apr, 5th May, 19th May, 2nd Jun, 16th Jun and 30th Jun 2014 - 9pm
A number of well-known comedians will be making you laugh with the lights switched off.
 
Federico ColliFederico ColliThe pianist performs Mozart's Piano Sonata In G, Beethoven's Piano Sonata In F Minor 'Appassionata' and Schumann's Piano Sonata No 1 In F Sharp Minor.22nd April 2014Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Federico Colli
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 22nd April 2014 - 7.30pm
The pianist performs Mozart's Piano Sonata In G, Beethoven's Piano Sonata In F Minor 'Appassionata' and Schumann's Piano Sonata No 1 In F Sharp Minor.
 
Steven Isserlis Performs ElgarSteven Isserlis Performs ElgarKirill Karabits conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 In D, Elgar's Cello Concerto featuring cellist Steven Isserlis, and Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade.22nd April 2014Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Steven Isserlis Performs Elgar
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 22nd April 2014 - 7.30pm
Kirill Karabits conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 In D, Elgar's Cello Concerto featuring cellist Steven I
 
SmashedSmashedNine jugglers perform this physical work, set to a music hall soundtrack, which explores the joy of catching and the fear of dropping an object and also acts as a homage to Pina Bausch. Presented by Gandini Juggling.22nd April 2014Sunday 18th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Smashed
event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
DATES  22nd April to 18th May 2014
Nine jugglers perform this physical work, set to a music hall soundtrack, which explores the joy of catching and the fear of dropping an object and also acts a
 
Letters LiveLetters LiveLetters written by a number of well-known cultural figures, and ordinary people, read aloud.23rd April 2014Wednesday 23rd April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Letters Live
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
DATES  Wednesday 23rd April 2014 - 7.45pm
Letters written by a number of well-known cultural figures, and ordinary people, read aloud.
 
Daniel RohnDaniel RohnThe violinist performs Tartini's Variations On A Theme By Corelli, Mendelssohn's Violin Sonata In F, Bach's Chaconne from Partita No 2 In D Minor,24th April 2014Thursday 24th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Daniel Rohn
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 24th April 2014 - 7.45pm-9.30pm
The violinist performs Tartini's Variations On A Theme By Corelli, Mendelssohn's Violin Sonata In F, Bach's Chaconne from Partita No 2 In D Minor,
 
Time Out IntroducesTime Out IntroducesA showcase for the country's leading up-and-coming funny people, as handpicked by Ben Williams, Time Out's Comedy Editor.24th April 2014Thursday 3rd July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Time Out Introduces
event > Comedy > New Act and Up & Coming
DATES  Thursday 24th April and Thursday 3rd July 2014 - 9pm
A showcase for the country's leading up-and-coming funny people, as handpicked by Ben Williams, Time Out's Comedy Editor.
 
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras And Alexander MelnikovIsabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras And Alexander MelnikovThe trio performs Haydn's Piano Trio In D, Beethoven's Piano Trio In E Flat and Schumann's Piano Trio No 3 In G Minor.25th April 2014Friday 25th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras And Alexander Melnikov
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 25th April 2014 - 7.30pm
The trio performs Haydn's Piano Trio In D, Beethoven's Piano Trio In E Flat and Schumann's Piano Trio No 3 In G Minor.
 
Prince Rama Varma Of Kerala, India Presents South Indian Carnatic Classical MusicPrince Rama Varma Of Kerala, India Presents South Indian Carnatic Classical MusicIndian Classical Carnatic roots vocal music from the descendant of the legendary composer Maharaja Swathi Thirunal and the painter Raja Ravi Varma.25th April 2014Friday 25th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Prince Rama Varma Of Kerala, India Presents South Indian Carnatic Classical Music
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Friday 25th April 2014 - 7.30pm-10.30pm
Indian Classical Carnatic roots vocal music from the descendant of the legendary composer Maharaja Swathi Thirunal and the painter Raja Ravi Varma.
 
Joe Lycett: If Joe Lycett Then You Should've Put A Ring On ItJoe Lycett: If Joe Lycett Then You Should've Put A Ring On ItArticulate storytelling and anecdotal humour from the Chortle Best Newcomer of 2010 and Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards nominee for Best Newcomer 2012.26th April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Joe Lycett: If Joe Lycett Then You Should've Put A Ring On It
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Saturday 26th April 2014 - 7.45pm
Articulate storytelling and anecdotal humour from the Chortle Best Newcomer of 2010 and Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards nominee for Best Newcomer 2012.
 
Rameau's Zais: A Landmark In OperaRameau's Zais: A Landmark In OperaA Celebration of Rameau's 250th Anniversary from the Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment featuring baroque choreography from Edith Lalonger's Parisian Dance Troupe united with Rameau's music.27th April 2014Sunday 27th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Rameau's Zais: A Landmark In Opera
event > Concerts > Opera - French opera
DATES  Sunday 27th April 2014 - 7pm-9.30pm
A Celebration of Rameau's 250th Anniversary from the Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment featuring baroque choreography from Edith Lalonger's Parisian Dance
 
The Showstoppers Improvised MusicalThe Showstoppers Improvised MusicalSpontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience.27th April 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Showstoppers Improvised Musical
event > Comedy > Musical
DATES  13th April to 13th July 2014 - 7.45pm
Spontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience.
 
London Sinfonietta: Van Der Aa: HereLondon Sinfonietta: Van Der Aa: HereBaldur Bronnimann conducts Michel Van Der Aa's Memo For Violin And Answering Machine, Clarinet Concerto and the Here Trilogy. With soprano Claron McFadden and clarinet player Mark Van De Wiel.30th April 2014Wednesday 30th April 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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London Sinfonietta: Van Der Aa: Here
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 30th April 2014 - 7.30pm
Baldur Bronnimann conducts Michel Van Der Aa's Memo For Violin And Answering Machine, Clarinet Concerto and the Here Trilogy. With soprano Claron McFadden and
 
Andy Zaltzman: Cricket Vs. The WorldAndy Zaltzman: Cricket Vs. The WorldThe comedian, well known from BBC Radio 4's Political Animal, performs.1st May 2014Thursday 1st May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Andy Zaltzman: Cricket Vs. The World
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Thursday 1st May 2014 - 9pm
The comedian, well known from BBC Radio 4's Political Animal, performs.
 
Ukeclear PowerUkeclear Power2nd May 2014Friday 2nd May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Ukeclear Power
event > Comedy > Variety
DATES  Friday 2nd May 2014 - 9pm-10pm
 
Spank!Spank!Be regally entertained by a plethora of well-known comedy figures, in this show of mirth and merriment. Not suitable for ages below 18.2nd May 2014Friday 6th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Spank!
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  11th April, 2nd May and 6th June 2014 - 10.45pm
Be regally entertained by a plethora of well-known comedy figures, in this show of mirth and merriment. Not suitable for ages below 18.
 
Neil FinnNeil FinnThe Crowded House frontman and multi-instrumentalist from New Zealand performs a selection of his rock and new wave hits and promotes his album Dizzy Heights.3rd May 2014Saturday 3rd May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Neil Finn
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
DATES  Saturday 3rd May 2014 - 7.30pm
The Crowded House frontman and multi-instrumentalist from New Zealand performs a selection of his rock and new wave hits and promotes his album Dizzy Heights.
 
Poetry In CollaborationPoetry In CollaborationWorks in various media providing an insight into the history of combined artistic practice from the Surrealists to the New York School and beyond.6th May 2014Sunday 6th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Poetry In Collaboration
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  6th May to 6th July 2014 - 11am-8pm
Works in various media providing an insight into the history of combined artistic practice from the Surrealists to the New York School and beyond.
 
Luisa Omielan: What Would Beyonce Do'Luisa Omielan: What Would Beyonce Do'Contemporary stand-up and improv from the up-and-coming comic as she compares her life and achievements to those of the popular singer.9th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Luisa Omielan: What Would Beyonce Do'
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Friday 9th May 2014 at 10.45pm & Saturday 17th May 2014 at 7.45pm
Contemporary stand-up and improv from the up-and-coming comic as she compares her life and achievements to those of the popular singer.
 
The Very Best Of Late Night Gimp FightThe Very Best Of Late Night Gimp FightThe sketch group presents a greatest hits compilation of offbeat humour, songs and imaginative set-pieces from the past five years.9th May 2014Saturday 28th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Very Best Of Late Night Gimp Fight
event > Comedy > Sketch show
DATES  9th May and 27th June 2014 at 9pm & 28th June 2014 at 7.45pm
The sketch group presents a greatest hits compilation of offbeat humour, songs and imaginative set-pieces from the past five years.
 
FUNharmonics - NosesFUNharmonics - Noses11th May 2014Sunday 11th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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FUNharmonics - Noses
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Sunday 11th May 2014 - 12noon-1pm
 
AlchemyAlchemyAlchemyBack for its fifth year, Alchemy, a festival of South Asian culture, brings a mix of dance, music, talks and debates to the Southbank Centre. Also celebrating literature, film, craft and fashion, it explores the culture of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and takes a close look at their relationships with and influence on the UK and vice v15th May 2014Monday 26th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Alchemy
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
PRICING  Various
DATES  15th to 26th May 2014
Back for its fifth year, Alchemy, a festival of South Asian culture, brings a mix of dance, music, talks and debates to the Southbank Centre. Also celebrating ... More about this event
 
Siddhartha Das: Installation - Kaal: Unfolding Layers Of TimeSiddhartha Das: Installation - Kaal: Unfolding Layers Of TimeThe Delhi-based designer showcases this specially-commissioned textile artwork, made in collaboration between Indian artisans and London-based, post-graduate students.15th May 2014Monday 26th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Siddhartha Das: Installation - Kaal: Unfolding Layers Of Time
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th to 26th May 2014 - 10am-11pm
The Delhi-based designer showcases this specially-commissioned textile artwork, made in collaboration between Indian artisans and London-based, post-graduate s
 
The Citizens Archive Of PakistanThe Citizens Archive Of PakistanA multimedia show featuring personal artefacts and stories, imagery and more, relating to the building of Pakistan.15th May 2014Monday 26th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Citizens Archive Of Pakistan
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th to 26th May 2014 - 10am-11pm
A multimedia show featuring personal artefacts and stories, imagery and more, relating to the building of Pakistan.
 
Design WallahDesign WallahAn open pop-up show highlighting contemporary design and ethically sourced materials through the items of jewellery, artwork, stationery and gifts.15th May 2014Monday 26th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Design Wallah
event > Shopping > Markets | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th to 26th May 2014 - 12noon-10.30pm
An open pop-up show highlighting contemporary design and ethically sourced materials through the items of jewellery, artwork, stationery and gifts.
 
The Horne SectionThe Horne SectionThe sextet fronted by the inimitable Alex Horne performs a medley of retro jazz-swing and big band music plus stand-up, performance and musical comedy.15th May 2014Thursday 10th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Horne Section
event > Comedy > Musical
DATES  15th May, 29th May, 12th Jun, 26th Jun and 10th Jul 2014 - 9.15pm
The sextet fronted by the inimitable Alex Horne performs a medley of retro jazz-swing and big band music plus stand-up, performance and musical comedy.
 
Beastly TalesBeastly TalesThe Indian stage and screen actor Naseeruddin Shah is joined by his wife, Ratna Pathak, and daughter, Heeba Shah, in this family-friendly presentation of Vikram Seth's rhyming version of Aesop's Fables.16th May 2014Friday 16th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Beastly Tales
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  Friday 16th May 2014 at 1.30pm and 7pm
The Indian stage and screen actor Naseeruddin Shah is joined by his wife, Ratna Pathak, and daughter, Heeba Shah, in this family-friendly presentation of Vikra
 
Basir Mahmood: I'm On The 'Us' Side And You Are On The OtherBasir Mahmood: I'm On The 'Us' Side And You Are On The OtherA video installation from the Pakistani artist.16th May 2014Monday 26th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Basir Mahmood: I'm On The 'Us' Side And You Are On The Other
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th to 26th May 2014 - 10am-11pm
A video installation from the Pakistani artist.
 
Friday Night FreaksFriday Night Freaks16th May 2014Friday 4th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Friday Night Freaks
event > Comedy > Variety
DATES  16th May, 23rd May, 30th May, 13th Jun, 20th Jun, 27th Jun and 4th Jul 2014 - 10.45pm-0.15am
 
Shye Ben Tzur And Jonny GreenwoodShye Ben Tzur And Jonny GreenwoodIsraeli Qawwali composer singer Ben Tzur, who performs in Hebrew, makes his UK premiere with Radiohead guitarist Greenwood.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Shye Ben Tzur And Jonny Greenwood
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Saturday 17th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Israeli Qawwali composer singer Ben Tzur, who performs in Hebrew, makes his UK premiere with Radiohead guitarist Greenwood.
 
Gauri Sharma Tripathi: FlightGauri Sharma Tripathi: FlightA collaborative piece featuring the choreography of Tripathi, the music of composer Taufiq Qureshi and the classical singing of Geetika Varde. The work contains classic Indian traditional movement with a contemporary sensibility.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Gauri Sharma Tripathi: Flight
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Asian
DATES  Saturday 17th May 2014 - 7.45pm
A collaborative piece featuring the choreography of Tripathi, the music of composer Taufiq Qureshi and the classical singing of Geetika Varde. The work contain
 
Marcus Brigstocke: Unavailable For CommentMarcus Brigstocke: Unavailable For CommentThe stand-up, who appeared as King Arthur in West End musical Spamalot, hosts a topical chat show.17th May 2014Sunday 1st June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Marcus Brigstocke: Unavailable For Comment
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  17th May, 18th May, 31st May and 1st Jun 2014 - 4.15pm
The stand-up, who appeared as King Arthur in West End musical Spamalot, hosts a topical chat show.
 
Nelson FreireNelson FreireThe pianist performs Beethoven's Andante Favori and Sonata In C Minor, Debussy's Reflets Dans L'Eau No 1 from Images and Poissons D'Or No 3 from Images, Rachmaninov's Prelude No 10 In B Minor and Prelude No 12 In G Sharp Minor, plus Chopin's Ballade No 4 In F Minor, Berceuse In D Flat and Scherzo No 4 In E.19th May 2014Monday 19th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Nelson Freire
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 19th May 2014 - 7.30pm
The pianist performs Beethoven's Andante Favori and Sonata In C Minor, Debussy's Reflets Dans L'Eau No 1 from Images and Poissons D'Or No 3 from Images, Rachma
 
Soumik Datta: Circle Of Sound Album LaunchSoumik Datta: Circle Of Sound Album LaunchThe London-born sarod player collaborates with Austrian-born drummer Bernhard Schimpelsberger, producing avant-garde improvisation and contemporary Asian music. The launch show features special guests including Nitin Sawhney.20th May 2014Tuesday 20th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Soumik Datta: Circle Of Sound Album Launch
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Tuesday 20th May 2014 - 7.30pm
The London-born sarod player collaborates with Austrian-born drummer Bernhard Schimpelsberger, producing avant-garde improvisation and contemporary Asian music
 
Neel Mukherjee: Author EventNeel Mukherjee: Author EventThe Calcutta-born writer reads from his second novel The Lives Of Others.21st May 2014Wednesday 21st May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Neel Mukherjee: Author Event
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
DATES  Wednesday 21st May 2014 - 7.30pm
The Calcutta-born writer reads from his second novel The Lives Of Others.
 
Alchemy Dance Triple Bill (Heritage/Tightrope Walker/Akademi Choreogata Dance Piece)Alchemy Dance Triple Bill (Heritage/Tightrope Walker/Akademi Choreogata Dance Piece)This programme of three works includes Shailesh Bahoran's Heritage, which looks at Indian mythology through popping and breakdance. Sooraj Subramaniam and Kalpana Raghuraman's Tightrope Walker is a solo piece, with the final work, inspired by Indian classical dance forms, chosen from the Akademi Choreograta repertoire.21st May 2014Wednesday 21st May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Alchemy Dance Triple Bill (Heritage/Tightrope Walker/Akademi Choreogata Dance Piece)
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Mixed Programme
DATES  Wednesday 21st May 2014 - 7.45pm
This programme of three works includes Shailesh Bahoran's Heritage, which looks at Indian mythology through popping and breakdance. Sooraj Subramaniam and Kalp
 
Festival Of The Spoken NerdFestival Of The Spoken NerdStand-up mathematician Matt Parker, geeky songstress Helen Arney and experiments maestro Steve Mould entertain with stand-up, live science and unashamed geekiness.21st May 2014Friday 18th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Ongoing
Festival Of The Spoken Nerd
event > Comedy > Variety
DATES  16th Apr, 21st May, 4th Jun and 18th Jul 2014 - 9pm
Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, geeky songstress Helen Arney and experiments maestro Steve Mould entertain with stand-up, live science and unashamed geekin
 
Susheela RamanSusheela RamanThe London-born singer-songwriter, who embraces sacred Bhakti and Sufi traditions in her live performances, promotes the album Queen Between.22nd May 2014Thursday 22nd May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Susheela Raman
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Thursday 22nd May 2014 - 7.45pm
The London-born singer-songwriter, who embraces sacred Bhakti and Sufi traditions in her live performances, promotes the album Queen Between.
 
Aditi Mangaldas: WithinAditi Mangaldas: WithinTwo contemporary works based on Kathak, exploring the deepest of human emotions, such as love and hate.22nd May 2014Friday 23rd May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Aditi Mangaldas: Within
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Mixed Programme
DATES  Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd May 2014 - 7.30pm
Two contemporary works based on Kathak, exploring the deepest of human emotions, such as love and hate.
 
Anoushka ShankarAnoushka ShankarThe Indian sitar player and composer, and daughter of Ravi Shankar, plays songs from her haunting 2013 album, Traces Of You.23rd May 2014Friday 23rd May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Anoushka Shankar
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Friday 23rd May 2014 - 7.30pm
The Indian sitar player and composer, and daughter of Ravi Shankar, plays songs from her haunting 2013 album, Traces Of You.
 
Humza Arshad: Diary Of A BadmanHumza Arshad: Diary Of A BadmanThe South London-born actor, director and comedian presents the stage version of his internet series, which offers a witty take on life as a young British Pakistani Muslim.24th May 2014Saturday 24th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Humza Arshad: Diary Of A Badman
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Saturday 24th May 2014 - 3pm
The South London-born actor, director and comedian presents the stage version of his internet series, which offers a witty take on life as a young British Paki
 
The Big Dhol JamThe Big Dhol JamFour guest dhol groups perform together in the gardens then move to The Clore Ballroom for a final performance.24th May 2014Saturday 24th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free Event 
The Big Dhol Jam
event > Concerts > World Music | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 24th May 2014 - 5pm
Four guest dhol groups perform together in the gardens then move to The Clore Ballroom for a final performance.
 
Sukhwinder SinghSukhwinder SinghThe Bollywood playback singer, who gained international fame for singing Jai Ho in Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. He is accompanied by Indian flautist Rakesh Chaurasia.24th May 2014Saturday 24th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Sukhwinder Singh
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Saturday 24th May 2014 - 7.30pm
The Bollywood playback singer, who gained international fame for singing Jai Ho in Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. He is accompanied by I
 
Pakistan: What Else You Need To KnowPakistan: What Else You Need To KnowAuthor Kamila Shamsies curates a day of wide-ranging events about how outsiders view Pakistan.25th May 2014Sunday 25th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Pakistan: What Else You Need To Know
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Sunday 25th May 2014 - 12noon-6.30pm
Author Kamila Shamsies curates a day of wide-ranging events about how outsiders view Pakistan.
 
Nikesh Shukla: The Time MachineNikesh Shukla: The Time MachineThe performer recounts the trials he faced, on having to learn how to cook following his mother's death, or face losing her traditional recipes forever. He cooks the recipes on stage as performing.25th May 2014Sunday 25th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Nikesh Shukla: The Time Machine
event > Comedy > Sketch show
DATES  Sunday 25th May 2014 - 5.30pm
The performer recounts the trials he faced, on having to learn how to cook following his mother's death, or face losing her traditional recipes forever. He coo
 
Saad Haroon: Factory LifeSaad Haroon: Factory LifeThe comedian offers his take on life growing up in Pakistan, and what a young Muslim must take on, to become one the country's leading funnymen.25th May 2014Sunday 25th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Saad Haroon: Factory Life
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Sunday 25th May 2014 - 7.45pm
The comedian offers his take on life growing up in Pakistan, and what a young Muslim must take on, to become one the country's leading funnymen.
 
Fearless Nadia: Ben Walsh And The Orkestra Of The UndergroundFearless Nadia: Ben Walsh And The Orkestra Of The UndergroundComposer and percussionist Walsh leads a 12-strong ensemble of Australian and Indian musicians as they perform a percussive score to scenes from the 1940 film Diamond Queen starring Fearless Nadia aka Perth-native Mary Evans.25th May 2014Monday 26th May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Fearless Nadia: Ben Walsh And The Orkestra Of The Underground
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Sunday 25th May 2014 at 7.30pm & Monday 26th May 2014 at 4pm
Composer and percussionist Walsh leads a 12-strong ensemble of Australian and Indian musicians as they perform a percussive score to scenes from the 1940 film
 
The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine BeanThe Curious Scrapbook of Josephine BeanProviding award-winning entertainment for the over 7s, 'scrapologist' Patricia Baker (aka Shona Reppe) comes to the Spirit Level of the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall with The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean, a witty production which won the 2012 Theatre Award UK for Best Show for Children and Young People. Hear the stories revealed thr28th May 2014Sunday 1st June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  28th May to 1st Jun 2014
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
Providing award-winning entertainment for the over 7s, 'scrapologist' Patricia Baker (aka Shona Reppe) comes to the Spirit Level of the Southbank Centre's Roya... More about this event
 
A Simple SpaceA Simple SpaceA combination of physical theatre and circus-style-performance, presented by the Australian company Gravity And Other Myths.30th May 2014Sunday 6th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
A Simple Space
event > Theatre > Physical theatre
DATES  30th May to 6th July 2014
A combination of physical theatre and circus-style-performance, presented by the Australian company Gravity And Other Myths.
 
Marcel Lucont: IsMarcel Lucont: IsAlexis Dubus's quick-witted Gallic alter ego, who won the 2012 Amused Moose Laughter Award, muses on mortality, masculinity and his own magnificence.31st May 2014Saturday 31st May 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Marcel Lucont: Is
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Saturday 31st May 2014 - 7.45pm
Alexis Dubus's quick-witted Gallic alter ego, who won the 2012 Amused Moose Laughter Award, muses on mortality, masculinity and his own magnificence.
 
LIFT FestivalLIFT FestivalLIFT Festival The London International Festival of Theatre (or LIFT, if your prefer) returns to the capital in 2014 as theatres, arts venues and other sites around London. There's a huge range of events - 30 productions from 13 countries in 2014 - including live performances, art exhibitions and a Haitian-inspired funeral procession. Events take place on t2nd June 2014Sunday 29th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
LIFT Festival
event > Theatre > Festivals
PRICING  Various
DATES  2nd to 29th June 2014
The London International Festival of Theatre (or LIFT, if your prefer) returns to the capital in 2014 as theatres, arts venues and other sites around Lon... More about this event
 
Four Screws Loose In Screwtopia!Four Screws Loose In Screwtopia!Richard, Joseph, Thom and Conan perform pop-culture-inspired sketches interspersed with high-octane songs and mixed-up musical medleys.3rd June 2014Tuesday 3rd June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Four Screws Loose In Screwtopia!
event > Comedy > Sketch show
DATES  Tuesday 3rd June 2014 - 9pm
Richard, Joseph, Thom and Conan perform pop-culture-inspired sketches interspersed with high-octane songs and mixed-up musical medleys.
 
Zoe Lyons: Mustard CutterZoe Lyons: Mustard CutterRazor-sharp wit and incisive, offbeat gags from the 2004 Nivea Funny Women award-winning stand-up.5th June 2014Thursday 5th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Zoe Lyons: Mustard Cutter
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Thursday 5th June 2014 - 9pm
Razor-sharp wit and incisive, offbeat gags from the 2004 Nivea Funny Women award-winning stand-up.
 
Knightmare LiveKnightmare LiveWelcome watchers of illusion to the castle of confusion. Knightmare, the cult TV show live onstage, offers you the chance, guided by top comedians, to defeat Lord Fear's dungeon: riddles, magical characters, monsters and yes, spell casting!6th June 2014Friday 20th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Knightmare Live
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  6th, 13th and 20th June 2014 - 9pm
Welcome watchers of illusion to the castle of confusion. Knightmare, the cult TV show live onstage, offers you the chance, guided by top comedians, to defeat L
 
Fylm School Hosted By Simon MunneryFylm School Hosted By Simon MunneryStand-up, visual and live film-based comedy, which invites stand-ups to create multi-media mayhem using a camera, projector and cinema screen.7th June 2014Saturday 7th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Fylm School Hosted By Simon Munnery
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Saturday 7th June 2014 - 7.45pm
Stand-up, visual and live film-based comedy, which invites stand-ups to create multi-media mayhem using a camera, projector and cinema screen.
 
Meltdown FestivalMeltdown FestivalMeltdown FestivalJames Lavelle, the man behind influential record label Mo'Wax, curates this year's Meltdown festival when it returns to the Southbank Centre in June 2014 as the alternative music festival marks its 21st anniversary. Highlights among the impressive list of acts lined up include Chrissie Hynde who plays her first UK show in five years, drum and bass13th June 2014Sunday 22nd June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Meltdown Festival
event > Seasonal > Summer
PRICING  Various
DATES  13th to 22nd June 2014
James Lavelle, the man behind influential record label Mo'Wax, curates this year's Meltdown festival when it returns to the Southbank Centre in June 2014 as th... More about this event
 
Morgan And West: Time Travelling MagiciansMorgan And West: Time Travelling MagiciansFun and tricks with the magic duo.14th June 2014Saturday 14th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Morgan And West: Time Travelling Magicians
event > Theatre > Magic shows
DATES  Saturday 14th June 2014 - 4.15pm
Fun and tricks with the magic duo.
 
Andrew Maxwell: Banana KingdomAndrew Maxwell: Banana KingdomSocial commentary and political observations from the Dublin-born stand-up, star of BBC3's Conspiracy Roadtrip and 2011 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee for Best Comedy Show.14th June 2014Saturday 5th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Andrew Maxwell: Banana Kingdom
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Saturday 14th June and Saturday 5th July 2014 - 7.45pm
Social commentary and political observations from the Dublin-born stand-up, star of BBC3's Conspiracy Roadtrip and 2011 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee for Best
 
The Fantastical Story FactoryThe Fantastical Story FactoryThe Fantastical Story Factory make up stories - just for you - from your ideas! A musical adventure which will have you exploring magical kingdoms, meeting wonderful characters and singing along by the end.15th June 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Ongoing
The Fantastical Story Factory
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  13th April, 15th June and 13th July 2014 - 2.30pm
The Fantastical Story Factory make up stories - just for you - from your ideas! A musical adventure which will have you exploring magical kingdoms, meeting won
 
The Human Factor: The Figure In Contemporary SculptureThe Human Factor: The Figure In Contemporary SculptureA major survey examining how figurative sculpture has been reinvented from the late-1980s to the present, by artists including Pawel Althamer, Frank Benson, Huma Bhabha, Katharina Fritsch, Ryan Gander, Rachel Harrison, Georg Herold, Thomas Hirschhorn and Jeff Koons.17th June 2014Sunday 7th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
The Human Factor: The Figure In Contemporary Sculpture
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture
DATES  17th June to 7th September 2014
A major survey examining how figurative sculpture has been reinvented from the late-1980s to the present, by artists including Pawel Althamer, Frank Benson, Hu
 
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen NovelAustentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen NovelImprovisers including Cariad Lloyd and Rachel Parris channel the spirit of Jane Austen to conjure a play full of wit, flirtation and dastardly behaviour out of the ether, based on audience suggestions.19th June 2014Friday 4th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
event > Comedy > Improv
DATES  Thursday 19th June and Friday 4th July 2014 - 9pm
Improvisers including Cariad Lloyd and Rachel Parris channel the spirit of Jane Austen to conjure a play full of wit, flirtation and dastardly behaviour out of
 
Vikki StoneVikki StoneMusical comedy from the 2011 Soho Theatre One Night Stand-Up Award-winner and actress.21st June 2014Saturday 21st June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Vikki Stone
event > Comedy > Musical
DATES  Saturday 21st June 2014 - 7.45pm
Musical comedy from the 2011 Soho Theatre One Night Stand-Up Award-winner and actress.
 
Tim FitzHigham: ChallengerTim FitzHigham: ChallengerSurreal and offbeat humour as the eccentric Perrier Award nominated author and storyteller risks life and limb to take on some of the world's wackiest wagers.21st June 2014Sunday 29th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Tim FitzHigham: Challenger
event > Comedy > Alternative
DATES  21st & 22nd and 28th & 29th Jun 2014
Surreal and offbeat humour as the eccentric Perrier Award nominated author and storyteller risks life and limb to take on some of the world's wackiest wagers.
 
El Ano En Que Naci (The Year I Was Born)El Ano En Que Naci (The Year I Was Born)Eleven performers born in Chile during the 1970s and 1980s, recall the stories of their parents who lived during the dictatorship. Told through letters, photographs and anecdotes, this verbatim piece is created by Argentinean artist Lola Arias. Performed in Spanish with English surtitles.24th June 2014Thursday 26th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
El Ano En Que Naci (The Year I Was Born)
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  24th, 25th and 26th June 2014 - 7.45pm
Eleven performers born in Chile during the 1970s and 1980s, recall the stories of their parents who lived during the dictatorship. Told through letters, photog
 
Philharmonia Orchestra: Symphony of a ThousandPhilharmonia Orchestra: Symphony of a ThousandPrincipal conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 8, the mighty Symphony of a Thousand, bringing the orchestra's 2013/2014 season at the Southbank Centre to a close on Sunday 29th June. The concert at Royal Festival Hall includes the medieval Latin hymn Veni, creator spiritus ('Come Thou, infinite 29th June 2014Sunday 29th June 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Philharmonia Orchestra: Symphony of a Thousand
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 29th June 2014
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
Principal conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 8, the mighty Symphony of a Thousand, bringing the orchest... More about this event
 
Richard HerringRichard HerringSharp and intelligent satire from the creator of the As It Occurs To Me podcast and Stewart Lee's former comedy partner.2nd July 2014Wednesday 9th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Richard Herring
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Wednesday 2nd and Wednesday 9th July 2014 - 9pm
Sharp and intelligent satire from the creator of the As It Occurs To Me podcast and Stewart Lee's former comedy partner.
 
English Comedian Of The Year Grand FinalEnglish Comedian Of The Year Grand FinalTen of the country's best stand-up vie for the £1,500 top prize and a trip to the Adelaide Fringe to do battle with winners of the Scottish and Australian competitions.7th July 2014Monday 7th July 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
English Comedian Of The Year Grand Final
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Monday 7th July 2014 - 8pm
Ten of the country's best stand-up vie for the £1,500 top prize and a trip to the Adelaide Fringe to do battle with winners of the Scottish and Australian comp
 
Lisa StansfieldLisa StansfieldThe multi-platinum selling and award-winning singer-songwriter performs tracks from her latest album, Seven.10th September 2014Wednesday 10th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Lisa Stansfield
event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - R n B
DATES  Wednesday 10th September 2014 - 7.30pm
The multi-platinum selling and award-winning singer-songwriter performs tracks from her latest album, Seven.
 
Art GarfunkelArt GarfunkelGrammy award-winning singer and poet, who is known as one half of folk duo Simon & Garfunkel, performs his solo material plus originals from his previous collaboration.11th September 2014Thursday 11th September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Art Garfunkel
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Thursday 11th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Grammy award-winning singer and poet, who is known as one half of folk duo Simon & Garfunkel, performs his solo material plus originals from his previous colla
 
Joan BaezJoan BaezVeteran American folk and folk-rock singer-songwriter, known for her politically, socially conscious songs and her renditions of other artist's works.17th September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Joan Baez
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  17th, 18th, 20th and 21st Sep 2014 - 7.30pm
Veteran American folk and folk-rock singer-songwriter, known for her politically, socially conscious songs and her renditions of other artist's works.
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: L'AmourOrchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: L'AmourJonathan Williams conducts Jean-Philippe Rameau's operas on one act Pigmalion and Anacreon featuring soprano Anna Dennis, baritone Matthew Brook and the Choir of the Enlightenment.9th October 2014Thursday 9th October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: L'Amour
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 9th October 2014 - 7.30pm
Jonathan Williams conducts Jean-Philippe Rameau's operas on one act Pigmalion and Anacreon featuring soprano Anna Dennis, baritone Matthew Brook and the Choir
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: The French BeethovenOrchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: The French BeethovenFrancois-Xavier Roth conducts the overture from Berlioz's Beatrice Et Benedict, George Onslow's Symphony No 1 In A and Beethoven's Symphony No 3 'Eroica'.22nd October 2014Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: The French Beethoven
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 22nd October 2014 - 7.30pm
Francois-Xavier Roth conducts the overture from Berlioz's Beatrice Et Benedict, George Onslow's Symphony No 1 In A and Beethoven's Symphony No 3 'Eroica'.
 
FUNharmonics: The Toad And The SnailFUNharmonics: The Toad And The Snail26th October 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
FUNharmonics: The Toad And The Snail
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 26th October 2014 - 12noon-1pm
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: Donizetti's Les MartyrsOrchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: Donizetti's Les MartyrsSir Mark Elder conducts Donizetti's Paris-set opera in three acts featuring soprano Joyce El-Khoury, tenors Brindley Sherratt and Wynne Evans, bass Clive Bayley baritone David Kempster and the Opera Rara Chorus.4th November 2014Tuesday 4th November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: Donizetti's Les Martyrs
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 4th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Sir Mark Elder conducts Donizetti's Paris-set opera in three acts featuring soprano Joyce El-Khoury, tenors Brindley Sherratt and Wynne Evans, bass Clive Bayle
 
EFG London Jazz FestivalEFG London Jazz FestivalEFG London Jazz FestivalDefying those who believe jazz is dead, thousands of performers and fans flock to the annual London Jazz Festival, which returns for a 22nd time in 2014. The 10-day festival which presents 2,500 artists across 60 venues consistently delivers a flamboyant programme reflecting the diverse roots of our great city. More than 250 shows take place in a v14th November 2014Sunday 23rd November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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EFG London Jazz Festival
event > Exhibitions
DATES  14th to 23rd November 2014
Defying those who believe jazz is dead, thousands of performers and fans flock to the annual London Jazz Festival, which returns for a 22nd time in 2014. The 1... More about this event
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: The WorksOrchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: The WorksDvorak's Serenade for strings featuring violinist Richard Tognetti, Grieg's Love poem Op 43 No 5 and Elgar's Sospiri.24th November 2014Monday 24th November 2014 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: The Works
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 24th November 2014 - 7.30pm
Dvorak's Serenade for strings featuring violinist Richard Tognetti, Grieg's Love poem Op 43 No 5 and Elgar's Sospiri.
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: RussiaOrchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: RussiaVladimir Jurowski conducts Mussorgsky's A Night On The Bare Mountain and excerpts from his Boris Godunov featuring baritone Sergei Leiferkus (Coronation scene, Clock scene, Funeral bell and Death of Boris) plus Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 1 'Winter Daydreams'.15th January 2015Thursday 15th January 2015 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: Russia
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 15th January 2015 - 7.30pm
Vladimir Jurowski conducts Mussorgsky's A Night On The Bare Mountain and excerpts from his Boris Godunov featuring baritone Sergei Leiferkus (Coronation scene,
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: The BohemiansOrchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: The BohemiansMozart's Serenade In B Flat For Wind 'Gran Partita', Myslivecek's Wind Octet No 2 In E Flat and excerpts from Mozart's Don Giovanni.5th February 2015Thursday 5th February 2015 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: The Bohemians
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 5th February 2015 - 7.30pm
Mozart's Serenade In B Flat For Wind 'Gran Partita', Myslivecek's Wind Octet No 2 In E Flat and excerpts from Mozart's Don Giovanni.
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Lachenmann/MahlerSir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Lachenmann/MahlerThe final programme in the orchestra's residency features a performance of Lachenmann's Tableau and Mahler's Symphony No.2. Soprano Kate Royal and mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena are guest performers, along with the London Symphony Chorus and City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus.14th February 2015Sunday 15th February 2015 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker: The London Residency 2015:Lachenmann/Mahler
event > Concerts > Classical
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DATES  Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th February 2015 - 7.30pm
The final programme in the orchestra's residency features a performance of Lachenmann's Tableau and Mahler's Symphony No.2. Soprano Kate Royal and mezzo-sopran
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: Best Of BothOrchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: Best Of BothAdam Fischer conducts the overture from Smetana's The Bartered Bride, Brahms's Violin Concerto In D featuring soloist Viktoria Mullova and Dvorak's Symphony No 9 'From The New World'.4th March 2015Wednesday 4th March 2015 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Flying The Flag: Best Of Both
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 4th March 2015 - 7.30pm
Adam Fischer conducts the overture from Smetana's The Bartered Bride, Brahms's Violin Concerto In D featuring soloist Viktoria Mullova and Dvorak's Symphony No
 
 
 

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Tony Law: Nonsense Overdrive
Comedy | Until 19th April 2014 

Southbank Centre

"Imagine if Harry Potter was a Canadian non-wizard who writes very funny jokes with his big hands, that's Tony Law," ...More

Political Animal
Comedy | On 17th April 2014 

Southbank Centre

Political and topical humour from guest stand-ups Mark Steel, Jeremy Hardy, Joe Wells and MC Andy Zaltzman....More

Pull Out All The Stops - An Organ Celebration
Pull Out All The Stops - An Organ Celebration
Concerts | Until 7th June 2014 

Southbank Centre

Celebrating the complete restoration and return of the Royal Festival Hall's organ, the Southbank Centre is hosting Pull Out All ...More

 
Christy Moore With Declan Sinnott
Christy Moore With Declan Sinnott
Concerts | Until 18th April 2014 

Southbank Centre

Following sell-out performances in 2009, 2010 and 2012, Irish folk singer Christy Moore returns to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival ...More

 
Jananne Al-Ani: Excavations
Exhibitions | Until 20th April 2014 

Southbank Centre

Photographs, films and videos by the London-based, Iraqi-born artist, exploring the landscape, archaeology and visual representation of the Middle East ...More

J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles And Headdresses
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2014 

Southbank Centre

A display featuring photographs by the Nigerian photographer, showcasing different styles and the meanings behind the hairstyles worn by his ...More

Candida Powell-Williams: Coade's Elixir: An Occupation
Exhibitions | Until 29th April 2014 

Southbank Centre

Sculptural installations and performances inspired by the history, mythology and physicality of the Southbank Centre's site, and the life of ...More

Friday Night Freakshow
Theatre | Until 27th June 2014 

Southbank Centre

EastEnd Cabaret's deviant diva Bernadette Byrne and half-moustachioed musician Victor Victoria host a dark and twisted night of burlesque and ...More

Rubbish: Theatre-Rites (Over 5s)
Theatre | Until 21st April 2014 

Southbank Centre

Four inquisitive excavators explore the unexpected value of discarded objects....More

Theatre-Rites: Rubbish
Theatre-Rites: Rubbish
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2014 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Children aged five and above can enter an imaginary world that celebrates its rubbish. Created by leading children's theatre company ...More

 
 
 
 
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