Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

 
 
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 8XX 
 
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The Queen Elizabth Hall Foyer is open an hour and a half before the start of performances.
 

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Southbank Centre: Purcell RoomHoused 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, making it especially suitable for chamber music, mime, soloists and cabaret. With the London Philharmonic Orchestra having its home at the Royal Festival Hall, they regularly put on concerts in the Purcell Room. This area of the South Bank is really worth a visit and the Southbank Centre always has a full and varied programme of live music, performance and visual arts. If you would like to pick up your tickets in person, the Purcell Room Box Office opens from 6pm on event evenings until 20 minutes after the performance begins.

 

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Union Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
A simply unbeatable location for anyone who loves to keep themselves busy. London's County Hall is at the heart of the South Bank, surrounded by theatres, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  24% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
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2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 23 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 30 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 10 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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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Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
 
 
 
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The 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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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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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Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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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Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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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London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 19 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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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London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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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London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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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London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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 Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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 Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
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