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Comedy In The DarkComedy In The DarkA selection of acts perform their stand-up routines in total darkness.2016-05-30T00:00:00+01002016-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Comedy In The Dark
 
YuvaYuvaA vibrant showcase of South Asian youth dance, with an opportunity to see some of the UK's more senior students and those about to become professional dancers.2016-05-30T12:00:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Yuva
 
Kin And Rage & BeyondKin And Rage & BeyondThe two leading kathak dancers Sanjuka Sinha and Sanjukta Wagh perform a double bill of new work. Kin features choreography by Miriam Peretz, Aakash Odedra and Kumudini Lakhia, and Rage & Beyond includes excerpts from Yuganta, writer and sociologist Irawati Karve's commentary on the Mahabharata.2016-05-30T19:30:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Kin And Rage & Beyond
 
Brainiac Live! Science AbuseBrainiac Live! Science AbuseBrainiac Live! Science AbuseBased on the award-winning Sky TV show, Brainiac Live!, comes to the Udderbelly Festival at the Southbank Centre for one week, perfectly time for the summer half term. You can expect to see exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves, Airzooka challenges, lots of messy audience participation and big bangs. Brainiac Live! Science Abuse has played to o2016-05-30T13:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Kids Events
DATES  28th May to 5th June 2016
Based on the award-winning Sky TV show, Brainiac Live!, comes to the Udderbelly Festival at the Southbank Centre for one week, perfectly time for the summer ha... More about this event
 
AlchemyAlchemyAlchemyReturning to the Southbank Centre for 2016, Alchemy is a festival of South Asian culture that has grown to become the largest festival of Indian and South Asian culture outside India. Incorporating comedy, theatre, dance and music, this year's festival highlights include famed Indian musical trio Shankar-Eshaan-Loy, a new tabla concerto by Zakir Hu2016-05-30T00:00:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
PRICING  Various
DATES  20th to 30th May 2016
Returning to the Southbank Centre for 2016, Alchemy is a festival of South Asian culture that has grown to become the largest festival of Indian and South Asia... More about this event
 
KERB Does AlchemyKERB Does AlchemyKERB Does AlchemyKERB, the London street food specialists, are back at the Southbank Centre this summer to add some spice to this year's Alchemy festival. Running for 12 days, the festival will see KERB's star traders put their own twist on the Alchemy theme, with dishes such as mac 'n' cheese, pizza, ice cream, and even Pimm's, all being given a spicy twist. Feast2016-05-30T00:00:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Foodie Events > Festivals & Exhibitions
DATES  19th to 30th May 2016
KERB, the London street food specialists, are back at the Southbank Centre this summer to add some spice to this year's Alchemy festival. Running for 12 days, ... More about this event
 
Udderbelly FestivalUdderbelly FestivalUdderbelly Festival Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from mid-April - failing that, just listen out for the belly laughs - and you'll find your way to London's funniest summer event. The colourful, comic, curvaceous cow marks the spot of the Udderbelly - a two-month festival of 2016-05-30T00:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Comedy > Comedy Festivals
PRICING  Various prices (most tickets under £20)
DATES  7th April to 17th July 2016
Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from mid-April - failing that, just lis... More about this event
 
Power of PowerPower of PowerPower of PowerExploring the concept of power in the 21st century, Power of Power is a new festival at the Southbank Centre. Running across four weekends from May through to October, it invites leaders in the fields of politics, literature, business, academia, art and music to debate everything from the rise of robots to the gender pay gap and the role of politic2016-05-30T00:00:00+01002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
DATES  29th May to 9th October 2016
Exploring the concept of power in the 21st century, Power of Power is a new festival at the Southbank Centre. Running across four weekends from May through to ... More about this event
 
Novel Writing: Your Voice: WorkshopNovel Writing: Your Voice: WorkshopFind your writer's voice, with Greg Mosse.2016-05-31T18:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Novel Writing: Your Voice: Workshop
 
Local TransportLocal TransportA three-act live arts cabaret that examines cross-sections of contemporary society, culture, politics and economics through the prism of creative works created for the stage.2016-05-31T19:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Local Transport
 
Royal Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraCharles Dutoit conducts the orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus and New London Children's Choir for Beethoven's Overture, The Creatures Of Prometheus, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. With violinist Chloe Hanslip, soprano Erin Wall, tenor Nicholas Phan and baritone Rodion Pogossov.2016-05-31T19:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
 
The Alternative Comedy TrioThe Alternative Comedy TrioLeftfield comedians Josie Long, Kevin Eldon and Simon Munnery join forces for the evening for surreal and whimsical wit.2016-05-31T21:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Alternative Comedy Trio
 
Lila DownsLila DownsAmerican-Mexican singer-songwriter and actress who is involved in activism with regards to Latin America's indigenous peoples. She performs her own compositions as well as tapping into Mexican traditional and popular music.2016-06-01T19:30:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Lila Downs
 
PolariPolariLondon's award-winning LGBT literary salon featuring the poet Sophia Blackwell.2016-06-01T19:30:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Polari
 
Radical ShakespeareRadical ShakespeareAn evening of new poetry influenced by the bard's oeuvre.2016-06-01T20:00:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Radical Shakespeare
 
Abandoman: Life & RhymesAbandoman: Life & RhymesFast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick.2016-06-01T21:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Abandoman: Life & Rhymes
 
Gamelan Beginner CourseGamelan Beginner CourseA beginners' course in playing the gamelan.2016-06-01T19:00:00+01002016-06-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Gamelan Beginner Course
 
Lindy WestLindy WestAn evening of conversation chaired by Bridget Christie, to celebrate the launch of the Seattle-based writer and performer's memoir Shrill.2016-06-02T19:30:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Lindy West
 
Architecture TourArchitecture TourDiscover the creative design of the building.2016-06-02T18:00:00+01002016-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Architecture Tour
 
Bernadette PetersBernadette PetersBernadette Peters Appearing on Broadway since the age of 11, Bernadette Peters performs songs from some of her greatest stage roles, including Gypsy, Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George in her first UK solo concerts for over 15 years. Coming to the Royal Festival Hall on Friday 3rd June 2016, the renowned Broadway star will perform songs by Sondhe2016-06-03T00:00:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Classical - Easy Listening
PRICING  £29.50
DATES  Friday 3rd June 2016
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
Appearing on Broadway since the age of 11, Bernadette Peters performs songs from some of her greatest stage roles, including Gypsy, Into the Woods and Sun... More about this event
 
BharequeBharequeThe acoustic and vocal ensemble featuring musicians from Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia and the UK perform traditional Latin music from Mexican ballads to Paraguayan polka.2016-06-03T13:00:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Bhareque
 
Kadialy Kouyate's Sound ArchiveKadialy Kouyate's Sound ArchiveThe kora player, song-writer and storyteller from Senegal plays traditional music.2016-06-03T17:30:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Kadialy Kouyate's Sound Archive
 
Spank!Spank!Character comedy from Alexis Dubus as sharp and quick-witted Frenchman Marcel Lucont. Also featuring Jamali Maddix.2016-06-03T22:45:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Spank!
 
London Concert Orchestra: Spectacular ClassicsLondon Concert Orchestra: Spectacular ClassicsJohn Rigby conducts soprano Sarah Redgwick, tenor John Hudson and violinist Thomas Gould in a feast of popular classical melodies including Pachelbel's Canon, Puccini's Nessun Dorma, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and works by Richard Strauss, Rossini, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Ravel and many more.2016-06-04T14:30:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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London Concert Orchestra: Spectacular Classics
 
Don DeLilloDon DeLilloThe American novelist speaks about fiction, fate, the future and his new novel, Zero K.2016-06-04T19:30:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Don DeLillo
 
Best Of The Comedy StoreBest Of The Comedy StoreEnergetic impressions, observations and satire from writer and stand-up Geoff Norcott. Also featuring Zoe Lyons, Tom Stade and Paul Sinha.2016-06-04T21:15:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Best Of The Comedy Store
 
Everything By My SideEverything By My SideAn immersive performance in which seven women in seven white beds whisper intimate stories to individual audience members dwelling on themes of childhood and memory.2016-06-04T11:00:00+01002016-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Everything By My Side
 
Breaking The RulesBreaking The RulesTo mark his 21st year as principal photographer for the Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment, artist Eric Richmond exhibits original and inventive works that document the close relationship between himself and the orchestra.2016-06-04T10:00:00+01002016-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Breaking The Rules
 
Behind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival HallBehind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival HallExperience life backstage with access to restricted areas of this historic building.2016-06-04T17:30:00+01002016-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Behind The Scenes Tour: Royal Festival Hall
 
OAE Tots: Forest FairiesOAE Tots: Forest FairiesThe Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment presents a fun, interactive concert featuring music from Purcell's The Fairy Queen for children under the age of six.2016-06-05T10:15:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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OAE Tots: Forest Fairies
 
Funharmonics Family Concerts: Telling Tales: Bottom's DreamFunharmonics Family Concerts: Telling Tales: Bottom's DreamThe London Philharmonic Orchestra and Globe Education present a musical version of A Midsummer Night's Dream.2016-06-05T12:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Funharmonics Family Concerts: Telling Tales: Bottom's Dream
 
The Bach Choir: JS Bach: Mass In B MinorThe Bach Choir: JS Bach: Mass In B MinorThe choir performs Bach's Mass In B Minor with baroque ensemble Florilegium, conducted by David Hill and featuring counter tenor Lestyn Davies, tenor Ed Lyon and bass Neal Davies.2016-06-05T19:30:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Bach Choir: JS Bach: Mass In B Minor
 
Comedy In The DarkComedy In The DarkJoel Dommett, Archie Maddocks, Sarah Callaghan and John Robbins perform their stand-up routines in total darkness.2016-06-06T19:30:00+01002016-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Comedy In The Dark
 
Margaret PhillipsMargaret PhillipsThe organist performs a programme of mainly French music, and Bach's Piece D'Orgue, including pieces by Nicolas De Grigny, Maurice Durufle, Jean Guillou and Marcel Dupre.2016-06-06T19:30:00+01002016-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Margaret Phillips
 
Creative Writing: Inspirational PoetryCreative Writing: Inspirational PoetryWith the fire poet Philip Wells.2016-06-07T18:30:00+01002016-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Der FreischutzOrchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Der FreischutzOAE Principal Artist Sir Mark Elder leads the Orchestra's performance of Weber's opera that follows the story of Huntsman Max as he makes a pact with the forces of darkness, featuring tenor Christopher Ventris, sopranos Rachel Willis-Sorensen and Sarah Tynan, baritones Marcus Farnsworth and William Dazeley, bass Wyn Pencarreg and Simon Bailey, narr2016-06-07T19:00:00+01002016-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Der Freischutz
 
Milton Jones: Gold Refining In ProgressMilton Jones: Gold Refining In ProgressDry and deadpan one-liners from the Welsh surreal stand-up and Sony Award-winning radio star.2016-06-07T21:00:00+01002016-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Milton Jones: Gold Refining In Progress
 
Frisky And Mannish: CabaRIOTFrisky And Mannish: CabaRIOTThe British musical comedy cabaret double act, formed in London in March 2008 by vocalist Laura Corcoran and pianist and vocalist Matthew Floyd Jones present observational parodies of popular culture.2016-06-08T21:00:00+01002016-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Frisky And Mannish: CabaRIOT
 
Philharmonia Orchestra: Russian MasterworksPhilharmonia Orchestra: Russian MasterworksPablo Heras-Casado conducts the ensemble and violinist Gil Shaham in a performance of Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Prokofiev's Symphony No 5.2016-06-09T19:30:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Philharmonia Orchestra: Russian Masterworks
 
Sean Hughes: Mumbo JumboSean Hughes: Mumbo JumboThe award-winning Irish stand-up ponders the battle between common sense and superstition in his middle-aged brain2016-06-09T21:00:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Sean Hughes: Mumbo Jumbo
 
Helen WhitakerHelen WhitakerThe Bristol-based flautist plays a recital for a special edition of Friday Lunch.2016-06-10T13:00:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Helen Whitaker
 
Friday TonicFriday TonicA special Meltdown edition of free performances and music after work on Fridays, which usually begins with jazz, improvised music and emerging artists.2016-06-10T17:30:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Friday Tonic
 
Lift To ExperienceLift To ExperienceThe indie rock band created by Josh T Pearson in 1996, which broke up shortly after the release of the 2001 album The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads, reunites for Meltdown with support from Kiran Leonard.2016-06-10T19:30:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Lift To Experience
 
Christian O'Connell: You've Ruined My Morning... And Other Fan MailChristian O'Connell: You've Ruined My Morning... And Other Fan MailAnecdotal stand-up from the breakfast show DJ as he recalls the overblown reactions of all the listeners he has upset.2016-06-10T21:00:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Christian O'Connell: You've Ruined My Morning... And Other Fan Mail
 
Drunk At VogueDrunk At VogueDress to impress and leave inhibitions at home as the underground disco serves up a cocktail of DJs, pop-up performances, visuals and surprises on the dancefloor to open this year's Meltdown with a bang.2016-06-10T22:30:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Drunk At Vogue
 
Friday Night FreaksFriday Night FreaksA late-night spectacle featuring the nation's naughtiest comics and burlesque performers, bringing an amusing assault to the eyes and ears.2016-06-10T22:45:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Friday Night Freaks
 
Meltdown Festival: Guy GarveyMeltdown Festival: Guy GarveyMeltdown Festival: Guy GarveyElbow lead singer Guy Garvey curates the marvellous Meltdown Festival in 2016. Launched 23 years ago, the festival puts one well connected music industry figure in the driving seat and gives them free reign to invite whoever they like to the Southbank Centre. With the lead singer of the Mercury Prize winning elbow in charge we can expect new2016-06-10T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
PRICING  Various
DATES  10th to 19th June 2016
Elbow lead singer Guy Garvey curates the marvellous Meltdown Festival in 2016. Launched 23 years ago, the festival puts one well connected music industry fig... More about this event
 
Jay Foreman: Disgusting Songs For Revolting ChildrenJay Foreman: Disgusting Songs For Revolting ChildrenA family friendly comedy showcase, featuring original songs, stories and poems from the London-based comedian.2016-06-11T13:30:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Jay Foreman: Disgusting Songs For Revolting Children
 
The Bryan Glancy Stage: Weekend 1The Bryan Glancy Stage: Weekend 1Dedicated to the late Mancunian singer-songwriter aka The Seldom Seen Kid, the stage showcases free live music by innovative artists picked by Guy Garvey.2016-06-11T14:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Bryan Glancy Stage: Weekend 1
 
This Is The KitThis Is The KitKate Stables' musical project, who perform in changing configurations from duo to quintet, play an intimate rooftop gig of melodic electronica with psych-pop tinges. With support from multi-instrumental acoustic trio Three Cane Whale.2016-06-11T19:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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This Is The Kit
 
Femi KutiFemi KutiThe eldest son of Afrobeat originator Fela Kuti, who has collaborated with Common, Mos Def and Jaguar Wright, airs tracks from his six albums including No Place For My Dream. With support from poet, rapper, singer and songwriter Tiggs Da Author.2016-06-11T19:30:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Femi Kuti
 
Alex EdelmanAlex EdelmanIntense anecdotes and storytelling from the American stand-up and 2014 winner of Best Newcomer at the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards.2016-06-11T19:45:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Alex Edelman
 
Best Of The Comedy StoreBest Of The Comedy StoreDry and dark wit from Canadian stand-up Paul Myrehaug. Also featuring Charlie Baker, Jeff Innocent and Roger Monkhouse.2016-06-11T21:15:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Best Of The Comedy Store
 
KOG & The Zongo BrigadeKOG & The Zongo BrigadeThe nine-piece ensemble led by Ghanaian-born songwriter and performer K.O.G evokes West African sounds injected with funk, reggae, Latin jazz and soul. Plus a DJ set from Afriquoi, who melds UK house, funky, garage and dubstep.2016-06-11T22:30:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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KOG & The Zongo Brigade
 
Pram Jam (Under 5s)Pram Jam (Under 5s)A singing workshop for children and their parents.2016-06-11T10:30:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Pram Jam (Under 5s)
 
Meltdown: Circus DayMeltdown: Circus DayMeltdown: Circus DayOn Sunday 12th June 2016 the Guinness World Record holding hula-hoop troupe The Majorettes will hold a 'hoola-schoola' workshop, just one of the many free circus activities you can do on Circus Day, part of Guy Garvey's Meltdown festival. There's more big top type fun with a juggling workshop with professional juggler and slack rope walker Stefano 2016-06-12T00:00:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 12th June 2016
On Sunday 12th June 2016 the Guinness World Record holding hula-hoop troupe The Majorettes will hold a 'hoola-schoola' workshop, just one of the many free circ... More about this event
 
Hold OnHold OnStefano Di Renzo's wordless performance of balance and virtuosity where buckets whirl around, cups and balls fly through the air and planks become catapults. Part of Meltdown Circus Day.2016-06-12T14:45:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Hold On
 
Hoola Schoola With The MajorettesHoola Schoola With The MajorettesLondon's leading hoop fitness instructors show participants how to shake, spin and twist.2016-06-12T12:00:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Hoola Schoola With The Majorettes
 
The MajorettesThe MajorettesThe world record-holding hula hoop troupe demonstrate their tricks and agility under the watchful eye of their coach, international circus superstar and five times World Record holder Marawa The Amazing.2016-06-12T11:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Majorettes
 
Upswing Presents!Upswing Presents!Professional from Upswing stage a spectacular and physically demanding display of aerial acrobatics as part of Meltdown Circus Day.2016-06-12T13:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Upswing Presents!
 
Upswing's Acrobalance WorkshopUpswing's Acrobalance WorkshopLearn basic techniques in ground-based circus skills.2016-06-12T13:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Upswing's Acrobalance Workshop
 
Upswing's Aerial Hoop Workshop (Over 6s)Upswing's Aerial Hoop Workshop (Over 6s)Learn aerial hoop tricks in the company of professional performers.2016-06-12T13:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Upswing's Aerial Hoop Workshop (Over 6s)
 
Juggling WorkshopJuggling WorkshopLed by professional slack rope walker and juggler Stefano Di Renzo.2016-06-12T11:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Juggling Workshop
 
The Noise Next Door: The Really Really Good Afternoon ShowThe Noise Next Door: The Really Really Good Afternoon ShowThe most recent songs, characters, stand-up and more from the off-the-cuff-comedy masters.2016-06-12T13:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Noise Next Door: The Really Really Good Afternoon Show
 
Bec And Tom's Awesome LaundryBec And Tom's Awesome LaundryJoin the pair in a world of silliness, make-believe and bad celebrity impersonations. This critically-acclaimed family comedy show blends storytelling, games and paper puppetry with a large helping of silliness.2016-06-12T15:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Bec And Tom's Awesome Laundry
 
I Am Kloot: Sky At NightI Am Kloot: Sky At NightThe Mercury-nominated rock band performs the album Sky At Night, which was produced by Meltdown curator Guy Garvey, accompanied by a 12-piece orchestral ensemble. With support from The Plumedores.2016-06-13T19:30:00+01002016-06-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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I Am Kloot: Sky At Night
 
Nina Conti: In Your FaceNina Conti: In Your FaceThe ventriloquist, BAFTA nominated filmmaker and British Comedy Award-winner performs stand-up without moving her lips.2016-06-13T19:30:00+01002016-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Nina Conti: In Your Face
 
EvidentlyEvidentlySpoken-word night which is a launching pad for new voices.2016-06-14T19:30:00+01002016-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Evidently
 
The StavesThe StavesThe acoustic folk rock trio of sisters from Watford, who appeared as special guests on Florence + The Machine's arena tour of the UK, perform their signature close harmonies.2016-06-14T19:30:00+01002016-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Staves
 
Connan MockasinConnan MockasinThe psychedelic pop troubadour, real name Connan Tant Hosford, whose songs have covered by David Byrne and Anna Calvi, combines blues, funk, ambient and folk on the album Caramel. With support from NZCA LINES.2016-06-15T19:30:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Connan Mockasin
 
STEVESTEVEJane Parker's one-(wo)man electronic performance project combines vocals, a guitar, computers and random noises.2016-06-15T22:30:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Festival Of The Spoken Nerd: Just For Graphs 2Festival Of The Spoken Nerd: Just For Graphs 2The comedy-science phenomenon presents fresh material. Enjoy graph-a-minute experiments, songs, mathematics and fire-fuelled fun from mathematician Matt Parker, experiments maestro Steve Mould and geek songstress Helen Arney.2016-06-15T21:00:00+01002016-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Festival Of The Spoken Nerd: Just For Graphs 2
 
Richard HawleyRichard HawleyRichard HawleyThe singer and guitarist Richard Hawley performs at Royal Festival Hall as part of Guy Garvey's Meltdown festival this June. Sheffield through and through, Hawley ("the country's most accomplished songwriter" - The Telegraph) is the consummate collaborator, having left his mark on the Britpop era with both Longpigs and Pulp, and worked alongside th2016-06-16T00:00:00+01002016-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
DATES  Thursday 16th June 2016
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
The singer and guitarist Richard Hawley performs at Royal Festival Hall as part of Guy Garvey's Meltdown festival this June. Sheffield through and through, Haw... More about this event
 
Gobsmacked!Gobsmacked!From the producers of The Magnets and Soweto Gospel Choir comes Gobsmacked! the next-generation a cappella show. Featuring world class voices, mind-blowing beatboxing and breathtaking harmonies this all-singing all-amazing theatrical experience redefines the limits of the human voice. The multitalented cast of singers and beatboxers weave an urban 2016-06-16T19:30:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Gobsmacked!
 
Foil, Arms And HogFoil, Arms And HogThe top comedy trio, recently featured on BBC4's Sketcharama, return with their most recent blend of bizarre and surreal comedy scenes with outrageous characters and unexpected twists.2016-06-16T21:15:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Foil, Arms And Hog
 
Friday LunchFriday LunchA special edition of the free classical music session.2016-06-17T13:00:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Friday Lunch
 
Mano McLaughlinMano McLaughlinPop walks hand-in-hand with folk courtesy of the Manchester-based singer-songwriter, who is recording a follow up to the critical acclaimed debut album Peach Got Bones.2016-06-17T17:30:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Mano McLaughlin
 
Guy GarveyGuy GarveyThe indie-rock singer-songwriter and Elbow frontman - and curator for this year's Meltdown - performs with his newly assembled band featuring I am Kloot's Pete Jobson and Nathan Sudders from The Whip. With support from American singer-songwriter and guitarist Jesca Hoop.2016-06-17T19:30:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Guy Garvey
 
Shlomo: #NewRulesShlomo: #NewRulesThe award-winning beatboxer explores his unique relationship with technology and the voice.2016-06-17T21:15:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Shlomo: #NewRules
 
Different StrokesDifferent StrokesGuest DJs from around the UK and Europe join residents and Manchester favourites for a special Meltdown edition of the night that champions original 45s of underplayed Northern soul, rare groove, gospel, deep funk, disco and 1960s R&B.2016-06-17T22:00:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Different Strokes
 
Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: The Merchant Of VeniceSh*t-faced Shakespeare: The Merchant Of VeniceInteractive adaptation of the bard's usually serious drama featuring a major difference in that it features an entirely inebriated cast member.2016-06-17T22:45:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: The Merchant Of Venice
 
Laura MarlingLaura MarlingLaura MarlingLaura Marling performs an intimate concert drawn from her hugely popular albums Once I Was an Eagle and Short Movie.2016-06-18T00:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 18th June 2016
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
Laura Marling performs an intimate concert drawn from her hugely popular albums Once I Was an Eagle and Short Movie.... More about this event
 
Snooztime StorytimeSnooztime StorytimeLed by London-based professional storyteller Vanessa Woolf.2016-06-18T13:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Snooztime Storytime
 
The Bryan Glancy Stage: Weekend 2The Bryan Glancy Stage: Weekend 2Dedicated to the late Mancunian singer-songwriter aka The Seldom Seen Kid, the stage showcases free live music by innovative artists picked by Guy Garvey. Erika Wennerstrom from Heartless Bastards the second weekend plus acoustic originals from Joseph Lofthouse.2016-06-18T13:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Bryan Glancy Stage: Weekend 2
 
Beyond The BasslineBeyond The BasslineA Meltdown special edition of our male-only singing workshop featuring a talk by festival curator Guy Garvey.2016-06-18T15:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Beyond The Bassline
 
Pete FirmanPete FirmanAnarchic, magic-based comedy from the star of Dirty Tricks, Monkey Magic and The Secret World of Magic.2016-06-18T19:45:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Pete Firman
 
Best Of The Comedy StoreBest Of The Comedy StoreOpinionated and aggressive observations from wry Seattle-based stand-up Dave Fulton. Also featuring Chris McCausland, Funmbi Omotayo and Jarred Christmas.2016-06-18T21:15:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Best Of The Comedy Store
 
Big Band KaraokeBig Band KaraokeSign up on the night to perform with 10-piece Mini Big Band, who specialise in modern swing, jazz and jive. Participants are chosen at random and not everyone will have a chance to sing.2016-06-18T22:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Big Band Karaoke
 
The Boat We're InThe Boat We're InThe Boat We're InLaunching Refugee Week at Southbank Centre, on Sunday 19th June one-off concert The Boat We're In is inspired by the Red Cross produced album The Long Road and features Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant and Elbow frontman Guy Garvey who curates this year's Meltdown festival. Mercury Prize nominated folk singer Nick Mulvey, Radio 6 Music favouri2016-06-19T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Festivals & seasons
PRICING  Various
DATES  Sunday 19th June 2016
Launching Refugee Week at Southbank Centre, on Sunday 19th June one-off concert The Boat We're In is inspired by the Red Cross produced album The Long Road and... More about this event
 
Refugees WelcomeRefugees WelcomeMusicians, poets and dancers, and a marketplace full of crafts and activities.2016-06-19T13:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Refugees Welcome
 
The Showstoppers' Fantastical Story FactoryThe Showstoppers' Fantastical Story FactoryA musical adventure exploring magical kingdoms.2016-06-19T13:30:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Showstoppers' Fantastical Story Factory
 
Pun Run Charity Special Raising Money For Scope!Pun Run Charity Special Raising Money For Scope!A selection of stand-ups perform puns and one-liners in aid of the charity, Scope.2016-06-19T19:45:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Pun Run Charity Special Raising Money For Scope!
 
Comedy In The DarkComedy In The DarkJoel Dommett, Chris Kent, Tes Ilyas and Keith Farnan perform their stand-up routines in total darkness.2016-06-20T19:30:00+01002016-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Comedy In The Dark
 
Andy Zaltzman: Political AnimalAndy Zaltzman: Political AnimalPolitical satire based on world-wide events from the writer and radio regular.2016-06-21T21:15:00+01002016-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Andy Zaltzman: Political Animal
 
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen NovelAustentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen NovelEach day, an all-star cast improvise a brand new Austen work based on audience suggestions. Full of swooning ladies, stolen looks and dashing gents.2016-06-22T21:15:00+01002016-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
 
Novel Writing: Your Intricate StorylinesNovel Writing: Your Intricate StorylinesTips and guidance for budding authors.2016-06-23T00:00:00+01002016-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Novel Writing: Your Intricate Storylines
 
Tea Dance With Mr WonderfulTea Dance With Mr WonderfulAn afternoon tea dance for beginners and experienced dancers alike featuring music from the 20s to the 60s.2016-06-23T14:30:00+01002016-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Tea Dance With Mr Wonderful
 
Philharmonia Orchestra: Music Of Today Composers AcademyPhilharmonia Orchestra: Music Of Today Composers AcademyDiego Masson conducts players from the collective in a recital of new works by young composers Desmond Clarke, Michael Taplin and Patrick John Jones.2016-06-23T18:00:00+01002016-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Philharmonia Orchestra: Music Of Today Composers Academy
 
Dohnanyi conducts BeethovenDohnanyi conducts Beethoven2016-06-23T19:30:00+01002016-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Dohnanyi conducts Beethoven
 
James Acaster: ResetJames Acaster: ResetDeadpan stand-up from the comically downbeat Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated joker.2016-06-23T21:15:00+01002016-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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James Acaster: Reset
 
King CassadyKing CassadyThree-piece gypsy jazz, flamenco and skiffle outfit.2016-06-24T13:00:00+01002016-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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King Cassady
 
The Carrivick SistersThe Carrivick SistersThe twins of Charlotte and Laura from Salcombe play lively bluegrass and folk.2016-06-24T17:30:00+01002016-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Carrivick Sisters
 
Stephen K AmosStephen K AmosThe maestro of feel-good comedy delivers original material with honesty and exuberance.2016-06-24T21:15:00+01002016-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Stephen K Amos
 
The Noise Next Door's Comedy Lock-InThe Noise Next Door's Comedy Lock-InThe comedy show from TNND, featuring two stand-up performances and some once-in-a-lifetime comedy material.2016-06-24T22:45:00+01002016-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Noise Next Door's Comedy Lock-In
 
Emma Critchley - The Water Sinks Down With ThemEmma Critchley - The Water Sinks Down With ThemAn original, immersive sound and film installation coinciding with the staging of the Ring cycle at the Royal Festival Hall.2016-06-24T10:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Emma Critchley - The Water Sinks Down With Them
 
Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music with Damon AlbarnSyrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music with Damon AlbarnSyrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music with Damon AlbarnThe Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music reunites with Damon Albarn and guests in a special Southbank Centre concert, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme marking the centenary of World War One. The orchestra and former Blur frontman first performed in Damascus in 2008 before appearing on a Gorillaz record and Albarn later jo2016-06-25T00:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
PRICING  £35, £40, £45
DATES  Saturday 25th June 2016
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
The Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music reunites with Damon Albarn and guests in a special Southbank Centre concert, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the U... More about this event
 
The Robots Are Coming: The Future Of WorkThe Robots Are Coming: The Future Of WorkA panel of experts on robotics and artificial intelligence featuring Samantha Payne,2016-06-25T12:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Robots Are Coming: The Future Of Work
 
What You Need To Know: Wagner's Ring Cycle Part 1What You Need To Know: Wagner's Ring Cycle Part 1The first day of an in-depth course exploring Wagner's epic work.2016-06-25T12:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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What You Need To Know: Wagner's Ring Cycle Part 1
 
What's Going On With The Global Economy'What's Going On With The Global Economy'Vince Cable leads a panel of experts to discuss what the future holds for established and emerging economies.2016-06-25T14:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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What's Going On With The Global Economy'
 
Does Charity Work' The Future Of GivingDoes Charity Work' The Future Of GivingA panel of experts and on-the-ground observers debate the effectiveness and future prospects of the third sector.2016-06-25T16:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Does Charity Work' The Future Of Giving
 
Unmasking Modern IndiaUnmasking Modern IndiaSunil Khilnani and Katherine Boo sift the truth from the myths of modern India, and explore the forgotten figures who have shaped that nation.2016-06-25T18:30:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Unmasking Modern India
 
Africa ExpressAfrica ExpressBRIT-award winning Blur frontman Damon Albarn performs immersive World music with the Orchestra Of Syrian Musicians and other special guests.2016-06-25T19:30:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Africa Express
 
Ed GambleEd GambleOpinions and wild conjecture from the writer, comedian and actor, well known for his regular appearances in TV shows such as Mock the Week, Drunk History and Russell Howard's Good News.2016-06-25T19:45:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Ed Gamble
 
Best Of The Comedy StoreBest Of The Comedy StoreQuirky observations and intelligent storytelling from Nish Kumar. Also featuring Jason Cook and Paul Tonkinson.2016-06-25T21:15:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Best Of The Comedy Store
 
The People Behind The Financial System: They Are HereThe People Behind The Financial System: They Are HereThe artist collective invite you to informally talk with representatives of the financial system at a piece made up of informal encounters with 24 individuals such as politicians, stockbrokers, algorithm coders and security van drivers.2016-06-25T12:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The People Behind The Financial System: They Are Here
 
What You Need To Know: Wagner's Ring Cycle Part 1What You Need To Know: Wagner's Ring Cycle Part 1The second day of an in-depth course exploring Wagner's epic work.2016-06-26T12:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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What You Need To Know: Wagner's Ring Cycle Part 1
 
The State We're In: Is Austerity Outdated'The State We're In: Is Austerity Outdated'The panel debates the changing role of the state in a globalised world.2016-06-26T13:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The State We're In: Is Austerity Outdated'
 
What Price Education'What Price Education'Johnny Rich chairs a discussion about tuition fees and social mobility in the UK.2016-06-26T14:30:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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What Price Education'
 
The One Per Cent And The Twilight Of DemocracyThe One Per Cent And The Twilight Of DemocracyAn informative talk with the activist and author Tariq Ali.2016-06-26T16:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The One Per Cent And The Twilight Of Democracy
 
Who Earns More' The Pay Gap At Home And AbroadWho Earns More' The Pay Gap At Home And AbroadA discussion exploring why we lag behind the rest of Europe on pay, and how particular sectors such as the tech industry have begun to adapt.2016-06-26T17:30:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Who Earns More' The Pay Gap At Home And Abroad
 
Where Are The Women' Tales From The Pink BusWhere Are The Women' Tales From The Pink BusAyesha Hazarika delivers an informative talk on power in politics.2016-06-26T19:15:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Where Are The Women' Tales From The Pink Bus
 
No Such Thing As A Fish With The QI Elves: Live TourNo Such Thing As A Fish With The QI Elves: Live TourDan Schreiber, Andrew Hunter Murray, James Harkin and Anna Ptaszynski present a selection of bizarre, extraordinary and humorous facts from the QI universe in the first live touring version of their multi-award-winning hit podcast.2016-06-27T19:30:00+01002016-06-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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No Such Thing As A Fish With The QI Elves: Live Tour
 
Opera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: Das RheingoldOpera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: Das RheingoldThe first part in Opera North and acclaimed Music Director Richard Farnes' presentation of Wagner's epic four-part cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen.2016-06-28T19:00:00+01002016-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Opera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: Das Rheingold
 
Opera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: Die WalkureOpera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: Die WalkureThe second part in Opera North and acclaimed Music Director Richard Farnes' presentation of Wagner's epic four-part music drama, Der Ring des Nibelungen.2016-06-29T17:00:00+01002016-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Opera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: Die Walkure
 
The Beta Males: Alpha SketchesThe Beta Males: Alpha SketchesThe Chortle Award-nominated sketch storytellers as heard on BBC Radio 4's Sketchorama are dusting off their waistcoats to present their very best sketches from five sell-out Edinburgh Fringe shows.2016-06-29T21:15:00+01002016-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Beta Males: Alpha Sketches
 
Opera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: SiegfriedOpera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: SiegfriedThe third instalment of Opera North and acclaimed Music Director Richard Farnes' presentation of Wagner's epic four-part music drama, Der Ring des Nibelungen.2016-07-01T17:00:00+01002016-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Opera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: Siegfried
 
Jason Byrne Is Propped UpJason Byrne Is Propped UpEnergetic humour from the Dublin-born stand-up and 2007 Chortle Best Headliner and former host of BBC Radio 2's 2011 Sony Gold Award-winning The Jason Byrne Show.2016-07-01T21:45:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Jason Byrne Is Propped Up
 
Wifi WarsWifi WarsAn alternative live comedy game show hosted by Steve McNeil.2016-07-01T22:45:00+01002016-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Wifi Wars
 
The Showstoppers' Fantastical Story FactoryThe Showstoppers' Fantastical Story FactoryA musical adventure exploring magical kingdoms.2016-07-02T13:30:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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The Showstoppers' Fantastical Story Factory
 
Best Of The Comedy StoreBest Of The Comedy StoreSatirical observations and offbeat musical comedy from guitar-playing Liverpudlian stand-up Steve Gribbin. Also featuring Paul Thorne, Prince Abdi and Justin Moorhouse.2016-07-02T21:15:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Best Of The Comedy Store
 
Opera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: GotterdammerungOpera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: GotterdammerungThe fourth and final instalment of Opera North and acclaimed Music Director Richard Farnes' presentation of Wagner's epic music drama, Der Ring des Nibelungen.2016-07-03T15:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Opera North: Wagner: The Ring Cycle: Gotterdammerung
 
Burt Bacharach Together With Joss StoneBurt Bacharach Together With Joss StoneThe multi award-winning American singer-songwriter is joined on stage by R&B- and soul-inflected vocalist Stone and a full orchestra to perform an array of hits including I'll Never Fall In Love Again, I Say A Little Prayer, The Look Of Love, Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head, (They Long To Be) Close To You and Walk On By.2016-07-04T19:30:00+01002016-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Burt Bacharach Together With Joss Stone
 
English Comedian Of The Year Grand FinalEnglish Comedian Of The Year Grand FinalThe contest reaches its pinnacle as the remaining acts fight out for the ultimate prize of £1,500 and a trip to perform at Australia's Adelaide Fringe.2016-07-04T19:30:00+01002016-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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English Comedian Of The Year Grand Final
 
Spank!Spank!Stories and gags from acclaimed stand-up Aisling Bea, plus Felicity Ward.2016-07-08T22:45:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Spank!
 
Best Of The Comedy StoreBest Of The Comedy StoreSardonic wit and sharp satirical observations from Sean Meo. Also featuring Josh Howie, Nathan Caton and Jimmy McGhie.2016-07-09T21:15:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Best Of The Comedy Store
 
Festival of LoveFestival of LoveFestival of LoveReturning for a third year, Southbank Centre's summer-long Festival of Love celebrates love in all its guises. Last year saw different types of human love explored and the project continues in 2016 with installations, performances and free events, including the second Big Wedding Weekend on the August Bank Holiday weekend when 100 couples are i2016-07-09T00:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
PRICING  Various
DATES  9th July to 29th August 2016
Returning for a third year, Southbank Centre's summer-long Festival of Love celebrates love in all its guises. Last year saw different types of human love expl... More about this event
 
Comedy In The DarkComedy In The DarkJoey Page, Tim Renkow and Nish Kumar perform their stand-up routines in total darkness.2016-07-11T19:30:00+01002016-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Comedy In The Dark
 
Friday Night FreaksFriday Night FreaksA late-night spectacle featuring the nation's naughtiest comics and burlesque performers, bringing an amusing assault to the eyes and ears.2016-07-15T22:45:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Friday Night Freaks
 
Margaret Thatcher Queen Of SohoMargaret Thatcher Queen Of SohoBritain's first female prime minister gets lost around the streets of Soho, on the eve of the vote for Section 28. So she decides to become a cabaret sensation. Jonathan Brittain's camp, political, drag cabaret, exploring homophobia and censorship, and how one person could have made a difference.2016-07-15T21:15:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Ongoing
Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Soho
 
Reggie WattsReggie WattsThe American favourite presents his unique brand of improvised stand-up.2016-07-16T20:00:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Reggie Watts
 
Best Of The Comedy StoreBest Of The Comedy StoreLeading stand-ups take to the stage for an evening of laughter.2016-07-16T21:15:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Best Of The Comedy Store
 
Sun Kil MoonSun Kil MoonThe American singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek performs his folk-rock material.2016-07-22T19:30:00+01002016-07-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Sun Kil Moon
 
Mandela TrilogyMandela TrilogyMandela TrilogyTwo years after his death, Mandela Trilogy, a large-scale opera pays tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela, shown for the first time in London at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. Written and directed by Michael Williams with music by Peter Louis van Dijk and Mike Campbell, the opera tells the story of Nelson Mandela's inspirational life.2016-08-31T00:00:00+01002016-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  31st Aug, 1st Sep, 2nd Sep and 3rd Sep 2016
VENUE  Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 
Two years after his death, Mandela Trilogy, a large-scale opera pays tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela, shown for the first time in London at the Southbank... More about this event
 
Roy HarperRoy HarperThe acclaimed folk singer, songwriter and musician takes to the stage alongside a brass and string ensemble.2016-09-12T19:30:00+01002016-09-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Roy Harper
 
Philharmonia Orchestra:Stravinsky: MythsPhilharmonia Orchestra:Stravinsky: MythsThis concert offers the rare opportunity to hear Stravinsky's alluring melodrama based on the Homeric hymn to the goddess Persephone, retold in collaboration with the French novelist and poet Andre Gide, here narrated by Carole Bouquet.2016-09-25T19:30:00+01002016-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Philharmonia Orchestra:Stravinsky: Myths
 
Philharmonia Orchestra: Stravinsky: Oedipus RexPhilharmonia Orchestra: Stravinsky: Oedipus RexStravinsky's Oedipus Rex is a chilling retelling of the tragic myth. Presented here in a semi-staged production from director Peter Sellars, Oedipus Rex is a work that abandons sentiment, it confronts the spectator with the true horror of the 'infernal machine' of fate. The Latin Psalms, too, seemingly so ancient, so distant, speak here of the trag2016-09-29T19:30:00+01002016-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Philharmonia Orchestra: Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex
 
ABCABCThe Southbank Sinfonia, conducted by Anne Dudley, joins New Wave group ABC to perform the album The Lexicon Of Love in its entirety including the hits Poison Arrow, The Look Of Love, Tears Are Not Enough and All Of My Heart.2016-10-25T18:30:00+01002016-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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ABC
 
EFG London Jazz FestivalEFG London Jazz FestivalEFG London Jazz FestivalGreat jazz musicians including Dhafer Youssef, Madeleine Peyroux and Norma Winstone come to the capital for the EFG London Jazz Festival returning in 2016 for a 24th time. Presenting 2,500 artists across 60 venues over the course of the 10-day festival, more than 250 shows take place in London's best concert halls and arts centres including the Sou2016-11-11T00:00:00+00002016-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions
PRICING  £10-£40, £49.50 (Opening Gala)
DATES  11th to 20th November 2016
Great jazz musicians including Dhafer Youssef, Madeleine Peyroux and Norma Winstone come to the capital for the EFG London Jazz Festival returning in 2016 for ... More about this event
 
Deacon BlueDeacon BlueAfter over 30 years together the Glasgow-formed six-piece still presents an energetic pop and blues-infused rock performance including hit singles Dignity and Real Gone Kid.2016-11-16T19:30:00+00002016-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Deacon Blue
 
John Wilson & The John Wilson OrchestraJohn Wilson & The John Wilson OrchestraConductor 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.2016-12-03T19:30:00+00002016-12-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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John Wilson & The John Wilson Orchestra
 
English National Opera: The Dream Of GerontiusEnglish National Opera: The Dream Of GerontiusA concert staging of Edward Elgar's soaring choral work for voices and orchestra, incorporating text from the poem by John Henry Newman.2017-07-01T00:00:00+01002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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English National Opera: The Dream Of Gerontius
 
 
 

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The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
The Invitation
Dance | Until 11th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre

Kenneth MacMillan's gripping ballet, The Invitation , brings a complex exploration of innocence and moral corruption to the ...More

Obsidian Tear
Dance | Until 11th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre

Multi award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor presents his new ballet Obsidian Tear , which is given its ...More

Oedipe
Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre

Johan Reuter, John Tomlinson, Sarah Connolly and Sophie Bevan perform in The Royal Opera House ...More

Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Royal Opera House: Oedipe
Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Southbank Centre

Johan Reuter, John Tomlinson, Sarah Connolly and Sophie Bevan star in the company's first production of Enescu's operatic masterpiece, dealing ...More

Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
May Half-Term Family Fun Activities: The Poster Party
May Half-Term Family Fun Activities: The Poster Party
Tours | Until 5th June 2016 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

The Poster Party takes place throughout the May half term, from 28th May until 5th June 2016, with storytelling and ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Southbank Centre

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
 
 
 
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