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Concrete Dreams ExhibitionConcrete Dreams ExhibitionConcrete Dreams ExhibitionTake an immersive audio-visual backstage journey with Concrete Dreams, a free tour which marks the reopening of Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and includes previously unseen archives of The Hayward Gallery. Follow in the footsteps of the legendary artists who performed here including David Bowie and Pink Floyd. Poetry recordings, film footage a2018-04-24T00:00:00+01002018-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Now On

event > Clubbing and Nightlife
PRICING  Free ticketed
DATES  10th to 29th April 2018
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall 
Take an immersive audio-visual backstage journey with Concrete Dreams, a free tour which marks the reopening of Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and includes... More about this event
 
ABBA: Super TroupersABBA: Super TroupersABBA: Super TroupersCreated in association with ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, the Southbank Centre presents ABBA: Super Troupers, an immersive 60 minute tour which brings to life the world of the chart-topping 1970's Swedish pop sensation. Original costumes, handwritten notes and sketches, personal photographs, music, album artwork and more take visitors on a journey 2018-04-24T00:00:00+01002018-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
PRICING  £25, £20, £15
DATES  14th December 2017 to 29th July 2018
Created in association with ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, the Southbank Centre presents ABBA: Super Troupers, an immersive 60 minute tour which brings to life ... More about this event
 
Concrete Dreams WeekendConcrete Dreams WeekendConcrete Dreams WeekendThe culmination of the Concrete Dreams exhibition, this special three day weekend showcases performances by artists who share a history with Southbank Centre. Every inch of the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room will be filled with music, dance, workshops and talks celebrating the history of the 1960's buildings. Free events include a '60s Big S2018-04-27T00:00:00+01002018-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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On Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
PRICING  Various, most Free | Sam Lee's Singing with Nightingales £20
DATES  27th, 28th and 29th April 2018
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall 
The culmination of the Concrete Dreams exhibition, this special three day weekend showcases performances by artists who share a history with Southbank Centre. ... More about this event
 
The Bach Choir: Alexander NevskyThe Bach Choir: Alexander NevskyDavid Hill conducts the orchestra as they perform Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Barber's Agnus Dei and Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky.2018-05-03T19:30:00+01002018-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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On Soon
The Bach Choir: Alexander Nevsky
 
KERB Does AlchemyKERB Does AlchemyKERB Does AlchemyKERB, the London street food specialists, are back at the Southbank Centre this May to add some spice to this year's Alchemy festival. Running for five days across the bank holiday weekend, the festival will see KERB's star traders put their own twist on the Alchemy theme, with dishes such as Indian fish and chips from The English Indian, hash brow2018-05-03T00:00:00+01002018-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon

event > Foodie Events > Festivals & Exhibitions
DATES  3rd to 7th May 2018
KERB, the London street food specialists, are back at the Southbank Centre this May to add some spice to this year's Alchemy festival. Running for five days ac... More about this event
 
Yo La TengoYo La TengoThe three-piece band, formed in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1984, brings its indie-rock originals to the UK's stages.2018-05-04T00:00:00+01002018-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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On Soon
Yo La Tengo
 
Nigel KennedyNigel KennedyNigel KennedyNever one to shy away from breaking boundaries, violinist Nigel Kennedy has previously released an album of Jimi Hendrix-inspired compositions, he's tried his hand in Polish Klezmer music and now he performs new interpretations of George Gershwin. For someone whose violin is worth £2 million it's rather apt that the Gordon Ramsay of classical musi2018-05-19T00:00:00+01002018-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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On Soon

event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Jazz
PRICING  £95, £50, £40, £30, £27.50
DATES  Saturday 19th May 2018
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
Never one to shy away from breaking boundaries, violinist Nigel Kennedy has previously released an album of Jimi Hendrix-inspired compositions, he's tried his ... More about this event
 
Lee Bul: Wayward WanderLee Bul: Wayward WanderLee Bul: Wayward WanderThe Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into the body and its relationship to architectural space. Lee Bul has explored questions of intimacy, gender, technology2018-05-30T00:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Hayward Gallery,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XZ
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  30th May to 19th August 2018
VENUE  The Hayward Gallery 
The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in... More about this event
 
Kevin And Karen DanceKevin And Karen DanceStrictly Come Dancing professionals and husband-and-wife duo Kevin and Karen Clifton perform the waltz, cha cha, fox trot, tango and salsa, with a supporting cast of dancers and a 12-piece band.2018-06-09T14:30:00+01002018-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Kevin And Karen Dance
 
Meltdown Festival 2018Meltdown Festival 2018Meltdown Festival 2018The Cure frontman Robert Smith, "the first to lay bare the hidden fragility of the male condition" (The Guardian) curates this year's Meltdown festival. In its 25th year, the Southbank Centre festival will bring more than 30 of Smith's all time favourite artists to the ten-night summer extravaganza. When you realise he has played guitar with Siouxs2018-06-15T00:00:00+01002018-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
PRICING  Various
DATES  15th to 24th June 2018
The Cure frontman Robert Smith, "the first to lay bare the hidden fragility of the male condition" (The Guardian) curates this year's Meltdown festival. In its... More about this event
 
Art Night London 2018Art Night London 2018Art Night London 2018A night of free art, performance and music, Art Night partners with the Hayward Gallery for the first time. The festival will be curated by the Southbank gallery, to coincide with the its 50th anniversary in July 2018. Promising its most ambitious art trail to date, follow the route along the Thames from Southbank Centre through Vauxhall and Nine E2018-07-07T00:00:00+01002018-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Hayward Gallery,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XZ
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Free Event 

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 7th July 2018
VENUE  The Hayward Gallery 
A night of free art, performance and music, Art Night partners with the Hayward Gallery for the first time. The festival will be curated by the Southbank galle... More about this event
 
Darbar FestivalDarbar FestivalDarbar FestivalThe Darbar Festival, a regular fixture on London's event calendar since 2006, takes place at the Southbank Centre, the Barbican and Sadler's Wells, bringing the best of Indian classical music and dance to three London venues over three months. One of the only festivals that offers the two kinds of Indian Classical music - Hindustani from the North,2018-09-22T00:00:00+01002018-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > World Music
PRICING  £12-£50
DATES  Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September 2018
The Darbar Festival, a regular fixture on London's event calendar since 2006, takes place at the Southbank Centre, the Barbican and Sadler's Wells, bringing th... More about this event
 
Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPointDave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPointThe Stafford-born stand-up who worked as a writer on TV comedies The Fast Show and The Mrs Merton Show presents his latest tour featuring Powerpoint presentations.2018-10-31T19:30:00+00002018-10-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint
 
EFG London Jazz FestivalEFG London Jazz FestivalEFG London Jazz FestivalSee Bobby McFerrin at the Barbican, Lea DeLaria live in concert at The Bridge Theatre and Orphy Robinson at Queen Elizabeth Hall, all appearing in the city as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, returning in 2018 for its 26th year. Presenting 2,500 artists across 60 venues over the course of the 10-day festival, more than 250 shows take place in 2018-11-16T00:00:00+00002018-11-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions
PRICING  £10-£40, £49.50 (Opening Gala)
DATES  16th to 25th November 2018
See Bobby McFerrin at the Barbican, Lea DeLaria live in concert at The Bridge Theatre and Orphy Robinson at Queen Elizabeth Hall, all appearing in the city as ... More about this event
 
Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPointDave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPointThe Stafford-born stand-up who worked as a writer on TV comedies The Fast Show and The Mrs Merton Show presents his latest tour featuring Powerpoint presentations.2018-11-26T19:30:00+00002018-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint
 
 
 

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Concrete Dreams Exhibition
Concrete Dreams Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 29th April 2018 

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

Take an immersive audio-visual backstage journey with Concrete Dreams, a free tour which marks the reopening of Queen Elizabeth Hall, ...More

 
Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams
Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams
Theatre | Until 20th May 2018 

Underbelly Festival

Circus Abyssinia, an African acrobatic spectacular from Ethiopia, makes its London premiere at the Underbelly Festival but if you saw ...More

 
ABBA: Super Troupers
ABBA: Super Troupers
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

Southbank Centre

Created in association with ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, the Southbank Centre presents ABBA: Super Troupers, an immersive 60 minute ...More

 
Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 30th September 2018 

Underbelly Festival

The unrivalled Underbelly Festival returns to South Bank, between the Southbank Centre and London Eye, from April 2018 and they're ...More

 
Amadeus
Theatre | Until 24th April 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus

Lucian Msamati sinks his teeth into the meaty role of scheming Salieri in Peter Shaffer's seminal battle of wits between ...More

Macbeth
Macbeth
Theatre | Until 12th May 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus

Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in this revival of Shakespeare's intense and terrifying tragedy, directed ...More

 
Nine Night
Theatre | Until 26th May 2018 

National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus

When Gloria passes away after a prolonged illness, her children and grandchildren mark her passing with a traditional Jamaican Nine ...More

The National Theatre at The Old Vic 1963-1976
The National Theatre at The Old Vic 1963-1976
Exhibitions | Until 23rd June 2018 

National Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus

The National Theatre celebrates The Old Vic's 200th birthday with a new exhibition this spring. The historic Lambeth theatre first ...More

 
Absolute Hell
Absolute Hell
Theatre | Until 23rd May 2018 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus

Thirty years after the rediscovery of Absolute Hell Joe Hill-Gibbins returns to the National Theatre to direct Rodney Ackland's plunge ...More

 
Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Sea Life London Aquarium 4 minutes walk from Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus

Opening to the public on 24th March 2018, just in time for the Easter holidays, Rainforest Adventure brings the UK's ...More

 

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The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
Foodie Events | From 3rd May 

The Queen Of Hoxton

The Queen of Hoxton has been given a makeover once again, transforming into The Lost Vegas Rooftop just in time for summer. One of east London's most popular ...More

Cafe de Paris: Royal Wedding Show
Cafe de Paris: Royal Wedding Show
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th May 

Cafe de Paris

Not one the 2,640 members of the public ...More

 
Portobello Live!
Portobello Live!
Concerts | From 6th May 

Portobello Live! Various Venues

Now an established fixture in the festival calendar, Portobello Live! returns on Sunday and Monday ...More

 
Building The Wall
Building The Wall
Theatre | From 2nd May 

Park Theatre

Jez Bond directs the UK premiere staging of Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan's gripping political ...More

 
Midsummer Terrace at Mondrian London
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Seasonal | From 2nd May 

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Popping-up at Mondrian London this summer, the floral ...More

 
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November in London 2018
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There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
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There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

Best Immersive Experiences in London
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At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
Dorsett City
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Next to Aldgate tube, Dorsett City is an Asian owned four star hotel with ...More

 
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
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Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
 
 
 
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