Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

 
 
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival HallLocated 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 arts centre, with 21 acres of creative space and an extraordinary history. Within the Southbank Centre the Royal Festival Hall, one of the world's leading concert venues, stands at the heart of the site. It's the home of the Philharmonia orchestra, the site of the annual Meltdown Festival and the place to go for hundreds of concerts, gigs, operas, ballets and other performances put on each year.

 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall events

 
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
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The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  28th May to 1st Jun 2014
Providing 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 thr... More about this event
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
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Philharmonia Orchestra: Symphony of a Thousand
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 29th June 2014
Principal 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 ... More about this event
 

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LondonTown.com - Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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Valentine's Day Concert Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall, SE1 8XX 14th February 2012 Settle in for a night of glorious classics to celebrate the most romantic evening of...

 
 
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Prokofiev - Man of the people? Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall, SE1 8XX 13th January 2012 - 1st February 2012 Sergei Prokofiev is known as one of the...

 
 
April in London 2012

Daniel Barenboim & Staatskapelle Berlin, The Bruckner Project Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall, SE1 8XX 16th April 2012 - 20th April 2012 Returning to the Southbank Centre, Staatskapelle...

 
 
October in London 2012

Children's Book Week Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall, SE1 8XX 1st October 2012 - 11th October 2012 National Children's Book Week takes place every year in the first...

 
 
December 2011

Messiah by Candlelight Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall, SE1 8XX 10th December 2011 Following a sold-out performance in 2010, four acclaimed soloists join the London Philharmonic Choir in...

 
 
What's on in London 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London Marriott Hotel County Hall
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  42% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  40% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £145  21% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Nearest to Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 14 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 21 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 24 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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 Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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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London Wonderground Spiegeltent
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
Each summer, from May to September, a Speigeltent (from the Dutch for 'mirror tent') is set up in the shadow of the Southbank Centre, to host ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd April to 3rd May 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 12 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
Last year saw London stage four revivals of Anton Checkov's Uncle Vanya and now 2014 welcomes another. Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky transfers his ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Three Sisters
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th April to 3rd May 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 12 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
Running concurrently with Uncle Vanya, Andrei Konchalovsky transfers his second Checkov adaptation to the Wyndham's Theatre. Highlighting the similarities between Checkov's two most celebrated plays, this ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylight
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th June to 23rd August 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 12 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
Carey Mulligan makes her West End debut starring as the former lover of Bill Nighy in Stephen Daldry's revival of David Hare's Skylight. Originally staged at ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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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London Eye
London > Attractions > Sights
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
The London Eye elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

The best shops and markets near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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 Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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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Restaurants near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

What are the best dining options near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall London?
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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 Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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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Education near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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 Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 19 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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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Leisure near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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 Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

The best pubs near London Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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 Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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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Nightlife near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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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Meeting venue hire near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall.
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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 Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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
 
 
 
 

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Comedy In The Dark
Comedy | Until 30th June 2014 

Southbank Centre

A number of well-known comedians will be making you laugh with the lights switched off....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

 
April Fool's Day Comedy Concert 2014
April Fool's Day Comedy Concert 2014
Concerts | On 21st April 2014 

Southbank Centre

Comedian Rainer Hersch returns to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. with his family-friendly April Fool's Day Concert on ...More

 
Strictly Easter Ballroom
Dance | On 21st April 2014 

Southbank Centre

An afternoon of free ballroom dancing and live music comes to the Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall this Easter ...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

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

World Street Food Festival
World Street Food Festival
Shopping | Until 21st April 2014 

Southbank Centre

The people behind the weekly Real Food Market bring the World Street Food Festival to the Southbank this Easter with ...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

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

Southbank Centre

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

Martin Creed
Martin Creed
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2014 

The Hayward Gallery 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

He got all the bells ringing in the country at the same time to launch the cultural Olympic celebration in ...More

 
 
 
 
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