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Southbank CentreLondon'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 finally move into the 21st century with a proposal that includes a floating glass pavilion, two more roof gardens, a space for riverside arts and a large pedestrian area. Currently, the centre is a classic example of brutal 60s concrete architecture. Everyone has an opinion (usually negative) on its distinctive design - famous detractors include Prince Charles, who once described it as looking like a "nuclear power station". Yet, if the The West End is the centre of popular culture in London, it is the Southbank Centre that is the centre of true excellence in the arts. Comprising the Royal Festival Hall and the Hayward Gallery, the complex consistently produces classical and world music events and fine art exhibitions of high renown. Over 150,000 hours of music have been performed at the Royal Festival Hall - the largest venue in the Southbank Centre - since its completion in 1951. Welcoming over three million visitors a year, the Royal Festival Hall is primarily a classical music venue. It benefits from the residency of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonia and four associate ensembles. The programme also includes events from opera to the London Jazz Festival. The Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Purcell Room host regular recitals, dance performances and choral concerts. Free lunchtime concerts held in the foyer offer a more relaxed musical experience. The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. The colossal Poetry Library houses the Arts Council modern collection, while the BFI Southbank (previously the National Film Theatre) shows 2,000 films (art house and classics) a year alongside many film festivals and director-led seasons. A happy architectural accident has also made this complex the best spot for skateboarding and BMXing in the capital, meaning it is loved by London's counter-culture as much as by its highbrow elite. In the last ten years, the building of Tate Modern and the London Eye adjacent to the centre has been the final step in making the South Bank of the Thames into the beating heart of a thousand years of British culture.

 

Southbank Centre events

 
Evelyn & The Yellow BirdsEvelyn & The Yellow BirdsAn interactive musical adventure exploring jazz music and its Caribbean influences.2018-11-17T11:00:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Evelyn & The Yellow Birds
BBC Radio 3's J To ZBBC Radio 3's J To ZA celebration of jazz from the past, present and the future with an eclectic mix of artists to be announced.2018-11-17T14:00:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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BBC Radio 3's J To Z
Kandace SpringsKandace SpringsJazz and soul singer-songwriter performs material from her upcoming album, as well as her first.2018-11-17T19:30:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Kandace Springs
MarizaMarizaAfrican-born, Lisbon-bred singer who draws on blues and tango influences, as well as the fado tradition.2018-11-17T20:00:00+00002018-11-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Mariza
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 2018-11-17T00:00:00+00002018-11-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Now On

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 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 ... More about this event
 
Winter at Southbank CentreWinter at Southbank CentreWinter at Southbank CentreTwo brand new family shows are at the heart of this year's Winter programme at the Southbank Centre. The award-winning puppeteers from War Horse present the European premiere of Circus 1903 and two Australian theatre companies perform the UK premiere of Rumpelstiltskin, mixing music and silliness and starring cabaret legend Paul Capsis. There's mor2018-11-17T00:00:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Now On

event > Seasonal > Christmas
PRICING  Various
DATES  9th November 2018 to 6th January 2019
Two brand new family shows are at the heart of this year's Winter programme at the Southbank Centre. The award-winning puppeteers from War Horse present the European premiere of Circus 1903 and two Australian theatre companies perform the UK premiere of Rumpelstiltskin, mixing music and silliness and starring cabaret legend Paul Capsis. There's mor... More about this event
 
Space ShiftersSpace ShiftersSpace ShiftersThousands of litres of recycled oil form a waist-high horizon that surrounds you as you walk down a gangway through inky liquid. Richard Wilson's monumental installation, 20:50, occupying an entire upper space of the Hayward Gallery, is one of 20 works in Space Shifters, an exhibition which explores the gallery's refurbished spaces. All of them alt2018-11-17T11:00:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Hayward Gallery,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XZ
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia
PRICING  £16.50
DATES  26th September 2018 to 6th January 2019
VENUE  The Hayward Gallery 
Thousands of litres of recycled oil form a waist-high horizon that surrounds you as you walk down a gangway through inky liquid. Richard Wilson's monumental installation, 20:50, occupying an entire upper space of the Hayward Gallery, is one of 20 works in Space Shifters, an exhibition which explores the gallery's refurbished spaces. All of them alt... More about this event
 
Jazz ExperimentsJazz ExperimentsThe Blues And Roots Ensemble explores jazz through the music of Charles Mingus.2018-11-18T15:00:00+00002018-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Jazz Experiments
Mama AfricaMama Africa2018-11-18T18:00:00+00002018-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Mama Africa
Royal Academy Big BandRoyal Academy Big BandThe Academy Big Band appears alongside South African vocalist Tutu Puoane pay tribute to the iconic Miriam Makeba.2018-11-18T18:00:00+00002018-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Free EventOn Soon
Royal Academy Big Band
 

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  23% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre
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 £147  41% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre
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 £312  37% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre
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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Alternative Arts Centres nearest Southbank Centre

Nearest to Southbank Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
House Of VANS London
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arches 228-232 Station Approach Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Southbank Centre
In the midst of Leeke Street tunnel, one of the biggest graffiti canvases in London, and opposite The Vaults you'll find House of Vans, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute ... More
 
 
 
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 17 minutes from Southbank Centre
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Southbank Centre

Near Southbank Centre
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
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 Southbank Centre
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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Underbelly Festival
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
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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Rumpelstiltskin
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th December 2018 to 6th January 2019
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
Award-winning Australian theatre companies Windmill Theatre Co and State Theatre Company South Australia present the UK premiere of their unique spin on the fantastic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin. ...More
 
 
 
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Evelyn & The Yellow Birds
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 17th November 2018 - 11am
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
An interactive musical adventure exploring jazz music and its Caribbean influences....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th November 2018 to 5th January 2019
Southbank Centre, South Bank, Covent Garden, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southbank Centre
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse returns to the theatre where it all started, the National Theatre, eleven years after ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Southbank Centre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Southbank Centre
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
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 >
South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
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 Southbank Centre
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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Shopping near Southbank Centre

The best shops and markets near Southbank Centre
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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 Southbank Centre
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 > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre
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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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Southbank Centre

What are the best dining options near Southbank Centre 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
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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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
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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Giraffe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Unit 1, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
If you happen to be with the kids on the South Bank this summer this is a great little eatery in which to recharge their batteries. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Southbank Centre

Near Southbank Centre
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Southbank Centre
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from Southbank Centre
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 13 minutes from Southbank Centre
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Southbank Centre

Southbank Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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 Southbank Centre
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
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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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Southbank Centre

The best pubs near London Southbank Centre.
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre
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
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, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Southbank Centre
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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Southbank Centre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Southbank Centre
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
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Southbank Centre.
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Southbank Centre
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 Southbank Centre
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
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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Space Shifters
Space Shifters
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

The Hayward Gallery 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre

Thousands of litres of recycled oil form a waist-high horizon that surrounds you as you walk down a gangway through ...More

 
Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Theatre | Until 19th January 2019 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play lovers Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre as Simon Godwin follows the success ...More

 
I'm Not Running
I'm Not Running
Theatre | Until 31st January 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

The world premiere of David Hare's new play I'm Not Running stars a strong cast which includes Doctor Foster actress ...More

 
War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse returns to the theatre where it all started, ...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

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

 
The Boat Show Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 17th November 2018 

R.S. Hispaniola 5 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Comedy, Sketch....More

Divine Proportions
Divine Proportions
Theatre | Until 12th January 2019 

The Vaults 5 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Renowned for hosting quirky and immersive events, the Vaults keep up the tradition with Divine Proportions, a unique dining experience ...More

 
Good Grief, Charlie Brown! Celebrating Snoopy And The Enduring Power Of Peanuts
Good Grief, Charlie Brown! Celebrating Snoopy And The Enduring Power Of Peanuts
Exhibitions | Until 3rd March 2019 

Somerset House 7 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Showing the enduring power of Peanuts, 70 years since Charlie Brown was created, original drawings by Charles M Schulz are ...More

 
Jennifer Walshe & Memo Akten: Ultrachunk / Jenna Sutela: Ke As Nimiia Cetii Mi Ni Ze
Music | On 17th November 2018 

Somerset House 7 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Studio artists Jennifer Walshe and Memo Akten present their collaborative project Ultrachunk: an AI and human vocal improvisational performance....More

Amra (Paul Purgas & Imran Perretta) / Nsdos Live Set
Exhibitions | On 17th November 2018 

Somerset House 7 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Studios residents Paul Purgas and Imran Perretta debut new audio-visual project, Amra, alongside a performance from Paris-based electronic and dance ...More

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The Merry Wives of Windsor
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Barbican Centre

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of suburbia, wives and over-inflated egos at the Barbican. Fiona Laird directs the hilarious comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor, with ...More

French Winter Village by Grey Goose at The Langham
French Winter Village by Grey Goose at The Langham
Seasonal | From 21st November 

Roux at The Landau

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London Welsh Centre
Entertainment 

A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since 1937....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 2nd May 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs old ...More

 
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
Concerts | On 11th December 

The O2 Arena

The Grammy-winning American superstar returns with her best-selling pop and R&B hits in a seasonal ...More

 
Bjorn Again
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Concerts | From 20th December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Considering they're a satirical parody of a certain successful Swedish pop outfit, Bjorn Again has ...More

 
Madness
Madness
Concerts | On 14th December 

The O2 Arena

Hailing from Camden, the ska septet reigned through the 70s and 80s comes to London. ...More

 
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Tell-Tale Heart
Theatre | From 5th December 

National Theatre: Dorfman

Anthony Neilson directs his own darkly comic and twisted thriller at the National's Dorfman Theatre. ...More

 
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert AdriĆ 
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Dining 

Cakes and Bubbles is an all-dessert restaurant from ...More

 
Fabric NYE
Fabric NYE
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

Fabric Nightclub

For their final night of 2018, fabric invites a host of esteemed party specialists to ...More

 
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of My Memory
Exhibitions | From 23rd January 

Tate Modern

A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional use of colour and his preference to work ...More

London's New Year's Day Parade
London's New Year's Day Parade
Seasonal | On 1st January 

Parliament Square

American cop cars, miniature steamers and drumming bands ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

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January in London 2019
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Cate Blanchett storms the stage, Catherine Tate arrives in the West End and Cirque ...More

 
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

December in London 2018
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa ...More

 
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