Welcome to our guide for the area around Bankside in Southwark. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.
The nearest station to Bankside is London Bridge Railway Station which is about 7 minutes to the South East.
Bankside is in the London area of Bankside.
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On Sunday 3rd June 2012 The Queen will travel in a flotilla of up to one thousand boats from the UK, the Commonwealth and...
Tate to Tate Between Millbank, SW1P 4RG & Bankside Power Station, SE1 9TG This slick river service transports art lovers from one of the city's best galleries...
The Lions Part - Twelfth Night of Christmas Bankside Pier, SE1 9TG 8th January 2012 Twelfth Night is a traditional celebration of the New Year that takes place...
Yayoi Kusama Tate Modern, SE1 9TG 9th February 2012 - 5th June 2012 Well known for her repeating dot patterns, influential Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama first came to prominence in...
Damien Hirst Tate Modern, SE1 9TG 4th April 2012 - 9th September 2012 Damien Hirst will be bringing together renowned pieces of work in a spectacular exhibition at...
Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye Tate Modern, SE1 9TG 28th June 2012 - 14th October 2012 The Modern Eye is a major exhibition of work by celebrated...
Find out the best London 2015 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2015 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.
Hotels near Bankside
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from £292 32% off
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside
The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
London > Events > Attraction Dates: 1st February 2013
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Bankside
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
London > Events > Dance Dates: 18th August to 4th September 2015 - 1pm-1.45pm
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 13 minutes from Bankside
A French governess shares her passion for the poetry of Pierrot Lunaire with her young charge in this dance theatre work inspired by the French poems ...More
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 12th August to 4th September 2015 - 7.30pm-10pm
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 13 minutes from Bankside
Anglo-French company Theatre Voliere presents the European premiere of Mick Wood's tragi-comedy about the relationship between a young historical re-enactor and a middle-aged Englishwoman, who believes ...More
Entertainment near Bankside
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
1 Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high quality fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy ... More
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Bankside
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Bankside
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
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What's On Today
What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined
Theatre | Until 5th September 2015
Menier Chocolate Factory 4 minutes walk from Bankside
Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett directs Kyle Riabko's original musical arrangements of Burt Bacharach's celebrated songbook. The 90-minute non-stop musical ...More
Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
Sporting Events | Until 31st October 2015
The Refinery 4 minutes walk from Bankside
The Refinery, on the ground floor of the landmark Blue Fin Building in Southwark, celebrates the Great British Summer by ...More
Exhibitions | Until 11th October 2015
Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Bankside
Tate Modern stages the first retrospective exhibition of work by Agnes Martin since her death just over a decade ago. ...More
Voga at Coq d'Argent
Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015
Coq d'Argent 8 minutes walk from Bankside
What better way to spend summer Sunday mornings than doing voga on the roof of the Coq d'Argent? Even better, ...More
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 3rd September 2015
The Shard 9 minutes walk from Bankside
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More
Hew Locke: The Tourists
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2015
HMS Belfast 10 minutes walk from Bankside
The artist transforms HMS Belfast into an interactive and creative experience through a series of installations, inspired by the ships ...More
South Bank Stories: The Way We Worked 1980 To Now
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015
Unicorn Theatre 10 minutes walk from Bankside
Exploring the history of the South Bank and greater Southwark area, South Bank Stories: The Way We Worked 1980 to ...More
Hotels near BANKSIDE
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