The Man Booker International Prize

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The Man Booker International PrizeThe ten authors in contention for the Man Booker International Prize appear at the Southbank Centre for a night of readings which will launch the London Literature Festival. Following the finalist announcements at the Jaipur Literary Festival in January, returns to London to announce the 2013 winner. The 60,000 prize is awarded to a fiction novelist every two years. This year the winner is being determined by a panel of five judges including Aminatta Forna and Sir Christopher Ricks.

About Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

Queen Elizabeth Hall is the second largest concert hall at Southbank Centre, presenting a diverse programme that covers the whole range of music and performing arts. The Royal Festival Hall's smaller sister venue Queen Elizabeth Hall ensures that even when there is a long-running show, the Southbank Centre can have almost nightly performances by world-class orchestras. More about Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
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1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
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The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
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2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 285 32% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
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Treasure Island (Over 10s)
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 22nd December 2014 to 8th April 2015
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Seeing Treasure Island activates that "little spark of adolescent runaway that still hankers after adventure and treasure," so says the Financial Times. The National ...More
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 10 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a 100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
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South Bank
London > Attractions >
SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Man Booker International Prize
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
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Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
The menu at Canteen reads like a comforting childhood reminiscence with some sophisticated bunting thrown on top. Devilled kidneys on toast, followed by an excellent slow-roast ... More
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 19 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Man Booker International Prize
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Man Booker International Prize
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall events

BBC Concert Orchestra: Conflict and HealingBBC Concert Orchestra: Conflict and Healing Part of the Southbank Centre's Changing Britain 1945-2015 festival - a festival of history inspired by the writing of historian David Kynaston - Conflict and Healing is the theme f or this Sunday night BBC Concert Orchestra concert with music from aristo-soap Brideshead Revisited, George Fenton's score for Ken Loach's Land and Freedom, an22nd March 2015Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Road SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Classical
DATES Sunday 22nd March 2015
VENUE Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Part of the Southbank Centre's Changing Britain 1945-2015 festival - a festival of history inspired by the writing of historian David Kynaston - Conflict and Healing is the theme f or this Sunday night BBC Concert Orchestra concert with music from aristo-soap Brideshead Revisited, George Fenton's score for Ken Loach's Land and Freedom, an...More about this event
English National Ballet: The Emerging DancerEnglish National Ballet: The Emerging DancerEnglish National Ballet: The Emerging DancerThe up-and-coming talents are celebrated in this annual English National Ballet competition. Six finalists will perform in front of a panel of judges, and a live audience, with the 2015 Emerging Dancer Award winner announced at the end of the showcase, as well as the winner of the People's Choice Award.23rd March 2015Monday 23rd March 2015 Where:
Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Road SE1 8XX
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event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES Monday 23rd March 2015 - 7.30pm
VENUE Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall
The up-and-coming talents are celebrated in this annual English National Ballet competition. Six finalists will perform in front of a panel of judges, and a live audience, with the 2015 Emerging Dancer Award winner announced at the end of the showcase, as well as the winner of the People's Choice Award....More about this event

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Sing Inspiration 2015
Concerts | On 3rd March 2015 

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School choirs are joined by the Wandsworth Adult Learning and SHARE Adult Community Choirs for a performance of gospel music....More

Bobby Baker - Drawing On A (Grand) Mother's Experience
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Southbank Centre

This physical theatre performance draws on the idea of domesticity, following the artists first eight years of motherhood....More

Man and Superman
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Theatre | Until 17th May 2015 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

Ralph Fiennes stars as the radical bachelor Jack Tanner in Man and Superman, Simon Godwin's reinvented version of the grand-scale, ...More

 
Southbank Printmakers Artist In Focus
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

The Riverside Walkway 6 minutes walk from Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

A selection of original contemporary prints, etchings, lithography, silkscreen, linocuts and woodcuts by artists Barbara Jackson, Jennifer Jokhoo, Martin Langford ...More

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Theatre | Until 7th March 2015 

Savoy Theatre 7 minutes walk from Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

'My Family' actor Robert Lindsay, who won an Olivier award when he last appeared in a musical - playing Fagin ...More

 
Clarence Darrow
Theatre | Until 11th April 2015 

Old Vic Theatre 8 minutes walk from Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

Kevin Spacey reprises his award-winning performance as the eponymous lawyer in David W Rintels's compelling one man drama, which relives ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th March 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre 8 minutes walk from Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

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

 
St Martin-in-the-Fields Lunchtime Concert
Concerts | On 3rd March 2015 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 9 minutes walk from Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

Finalists from St Martin's Chamber Music Competition Semi-Final II will perform classical works....More

Black Valley Diamonds
Concerts | Until 28th April 2015 

The Roadhouse 10 minutes walk from Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

The London-based band plays blues rock originals and covers....More

 
 
 
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