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Africa UtopiaAfrica UtopiaAfrica UtopiaBack for a sixth time, Africa Utopia at the Southbank Centre looks at how African art and ideas can change the world for the better. Highlights in 2018 include Amadou & Mariam at the Royal Festival Hall, the Chineke! Orchestra performing a free jazz-infused concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall, and the UK premiere screening of a film based on Nnedi Okor2018-07-22T00:00:00+01002018-07-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > London Olympics Cultural Events
PRICING  Various
DATES  19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Jul 2018
Back for a sixth time, Africa Utopia at the Southbank Centre looks at how African art and ideas can change the world for the better. Highlights in 2018 include... More about this event
 
Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018This summer, the Southbank Centre marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birthday with a brand-new exhibition. Taking place in the newly renovated Queen Elizabeth Hall, Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018 will explore the life and times of the iconic leader, from young freedom fighter to becoming the inspiration for an international move2018-07-22T00:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries | PRICING  Free  
DATES  17th July to 19th August 2018
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall 
This summer, the Southbank Centre marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birthday with a brand-new exhibition. Taking place in the newly renovated Queen Eliza... 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, technology2018-07-22T00:00:00+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
 
Lee BulLee BulOccupying the entire gallery, this exhibition includes documentation of early performances, sculptural works from the iconic Monster, Cyborg and Anagram series and recent immersive installations, as well as a selection of the artist's studio drawings.2018-07-22T11:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Ongoing
Lee Bul
 
Jeppe Hein: Appearing RoomsJeppe Hein: Appearing RoomsJeppe Hein: Appearing RoomsTo the art world Jeppe Hein's 'Appearing Rooms' is a delightful mix of sculpture and architecture, playing with the viewers perception of solid forms. To the many kids and families who flock to the South Bank in the summer, the Danish artist's water jets provide a great way to cool off, dashing in and out of the unpredictable spurts of water. Watch2018-07-22T00:00:00+01002018-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Free EventOngoing

event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  26th May to 9th September 2018
To the art world Jeppe Hein's 'Appearing Rooms' is a delightful mix of sculpture and architecture, playing with the viewers perception of solid forms. To the m... 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 2018-07-22T00:00:00+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
 
The Jam Shed Supper ClubThe Jam Shed Supper ClubThe Jam Shed Supper ClubA brand new rooftop dining experience for summer 2018, The Jam Shed Supper Club brings summery menus from five MasterChef contestants to the sixth floor of Royal Festival Hall. As well as sunset views over the Thames, diners can enjoy sharing dishes and small plates by Steve Kielty, Nawamin Pinpathomrat, David Crichton, Alexandra Jorge, George Kall2018-07-24T18:00:00+01002018-09-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Foodie Events
PRICING  £45
DATES  24th July to 8th September 2018
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
A brand new rooftop dining experience for summer 2018, The Jam Shed Supper Club brings summery menus from five MasterChef contestants to the sixth floor of Roy... More about this event
 
ChorusChorusChorusBack at the Southbank Centre for summer 2018, Chorus is a celebration of the voice and the power of singing. This year's programme includes free workshops, performances and experimental events centred around the voice, all taking place on the Riverside Terrace stage outside Royal Festival Hall.2018-07-27T00:00:00+01002018-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts | PRICING  Free  
DATES  27th, 28th and 29th July 2018
Back at the Southbank Centre for summer 2018, Chorus is a celebration of the voice and the power of singing. This year's programme includes free workshops, per... More about this event
 
MonstersaurusMonstersaurusMonstersaurusFrom the creators of Aliens Love Underpants comes Monstersaurus, an energetic show full of science, songs, magic and mayhem. There's original music and lots of audience participation. The children in the audience, for instance, are given ingredients, called upon when Monty, the main boy in the story who is an inventor, tries to make a monster frien2018-08-07T00:00:00+01002018-08-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Kids Events > Theatre Productions - Kids Shows
PRICING  £16 (Adult), £8 (Child)
DATES  7th to 12th Aug 2018
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Purcell Room 
From the creators of Aliens Love Underpants comes Monstersaurus, an energetic show full of science, songs, magic and mayhem. There's original music and lots of... More about this event
 
Circus 250 WeekendCircus 250 WeekendCircus 250 WeekendCelebrating 250 years of circus, the Southbank Centre is putting on a weekend of free workshops and performances as part of the national #Circus250 celebrations. This weekend will include an array of free workshops where you can learn a new skill as well as live circus acts from Backbone performers, who are performing on the main stage at Royal Fes2018-08-17T00:00:00+01002018-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Festivals | PRICING  Free  
DATES  17th, 18th and 19th August 2018
Celebrating 250 years of circus, the Southbank Centre is putting on a weekend of free workshops and performances as part of the national #Circus250 celebration... More about this event
 
How to Catch a StarHow to Catch a StarHow to Catch a StarBased on Oliver Jeffers' beautifully illustrated book, Branar Teatar do Phaisti return to the Southbank Centre to present the theatre show of How to Catch a Star. Following the story of a boy who dreamt of having a star as a friend, the performance combines puppetry and a magical original score by Colm Mac Con Iomaire. Directed by Marc Mac Lochlain2018-08-23T00:00:00+01002018-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Kids Events > Theatre Productions - Kids Shows
PRICING  £14 (Adult), £7 (Child)
DATES  23rd to 27th Aug 2018
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Purcell Room 
Based on Oliver Jeffers' beautifully illustrated book, Branar Teatar do Phaisti return to the Southbank Centre to present the theatre show of How to Catch a St... More about this event
 
Chilly GonzalesChilly GonzalesGrammy-Award-winning Canadian pianist and composer.2018-09-10T19:30:00+01002018-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Chilly Gonzales
 
Clare BowenClare BowenThe Australian singer-songwriter and actress who stars in the TV show Nashville performs country pop.2018-09-12T19:00:00+01002018-09-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Clare Bowen
 
Bill Ryder-JonesBill Ryder-JonesOriginally known as the lead guitarist for The Coral, the Cheshire-born singer-songwriter performs minimal alt rock.2018-09-20T19:30:00+01002018-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Bill Ryder-Jones
 
Moses SumneyMoses SumneyThe singer-songwriter performs his original guitar-based folk and soul compositions.2018-09-21T20:00:00+01002018-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Moses Sumney
 
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
 
Steve Hackett: Genesis RevisitedSteve Hackett: Genesis RevisitedHaving come to prominence as guitarist for rock band Genesis the singer-songwriter and musician from London now performs the bands classic hits with a 41-piece orchestra.2018-10-04T19:30:00+01002018-10-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Steve Hackett: Genesis Revisited
 
Bach And The Cosmos: Bach RemixedBach And The Cosmos: Bach RemixedJS Bach's work re-imagined by contemporary composers which includes guest director Roderick Williams and Nystedt, plus James Sparks.2018-10-16T19:30:00+01002018-10-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Bach And The Cosmos: Bach Remixed
 
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
Category: event
 
Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint
 
Triumph to ExistTriumph to ExistMagnus Lindberg marks the centenary of Armistice with a major new work using the text of Edith Sodergran's poem Triumph to Exist, performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir.2018-11-10T19:30:00+00002018-11-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Triumph to Exist
 
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
 
The John Wilson Orchestra: At The MoviesThe John Wilson Orchestra: At The MoviesLights, cameras, ovation. Conductor Wilson and his handpicked symphonic orchestra perform stirring soundtracks from the big screen including Funny Girl, Gigi, Gone With The Wind, Hello Dolly, My Fair Lady, Star Wars and The Wizard Of Oz.2018-12-15T19:30:00+00002018-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The John Wilson Orchestra: At The Movies
 
 
 

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Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018
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Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2018 

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

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Dance | Until 18th August 2018 

Underbelly Festival

The Brisbane-based circus ensemble, Circa, known for their "artful acrobatics" (The Guardian) and described as "human poetry in motion" by ...More

 
Underbelly Festival
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Theatre | Until 30th September 2018 

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

 
Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2018 

The Hayward Gallery 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The ...More

 
Translations
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Theatre | Until 11th August 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Thirteen years after it was last staged at the National Theatre, Brian Friel's modern classic, Translations, returns. Ciaran Hinds and ...More

 
Exit the King
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Theatre | Until 8th September 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

This July at the National's Olivier Theatre, Patrick Marber (the author of Closer, who more recently adapted Three Days in ...More

 
Julie
Julie
Theatre | Until 4th August 2018 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Known for her reinterpretations of classic plays, Carrie Cracknell directs Vanessa Kirby (Princess Margaret in The Crown) in Julie at ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | Until 22nd September 2018 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end ...More

 
River Stage Festival
River Stage Festival
Seasonal | Until 12th August 2018 

National Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

The River Stage Festival is back at the National Theatre this summer for five weekends of free entertainment. There's an ...More

 
Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
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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

 

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This vast emporium is not just the largest Topshop in the country - it is ...More

 
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Comedy | From 12th November 

Soho Theatre

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Comedy | On 23rd July 

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Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and a guest MC for a comedy podcast recorded in front of a live audience, to discuss topics all 21st-century feminists agree on while confessing the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears underlying ...More

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Contemporary kosher restaurant and bar in Belsize Park offering an all-day menu of European cuisine ...More

 
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Comedy | From 1st October 

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Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Irish hip-hop musical comedian, Rob Broderick, ...More

 
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