Entertainment in South Bank

South Bank Entertainment by category: Theatres (14), Cinemas (5), Classical Music (4), Arts Centres (3), Comedy Clubs (2), Live Music (1)

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
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... More
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Somerset House
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Strand, South Bank, London WC2R | in South Bank
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld... More
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From... More
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide... More
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in... More
BFI Southbank
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Originally the National Film Theatre, the BFI Southbank is the perfect film buff's cinema, with three large screens and a smaller studio space showing up... More
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, South Bank, London WC2R | in South Bank
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable... More
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment
147 Tooley Street, More London, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
This 14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300... More
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a 100 million revamp that will see the 1960s... More
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had... More
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of... More
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat... More
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique... More
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image... More
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Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as... More
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth... More
Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Queen Elizabeth Hall is the second largest concert hall at Southbank Centre, presenting a diverse programme that covers the whole range of music and performing... More
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is... More
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse... More
Charing Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Arches, Villiers Street, 14 Villiers Street, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
With just 275 seats, the Charing Cross Theatre is one of the smallest in the West End. Tucked away under the arches beneath Charing Cross... More
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Lyttelton is one of three theatres which make up the National Theatre. It was built in a proscenium style, but has thoroughly... More
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of... More
The Warehouse
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Theed Street, Waterloo, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Art gallery and music venue that is most notable for its programmes of contemporary classical music - its great acoustic and location on the South... More
Tattershall Castle
London > Entertainment
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, South Bank, London SW1A | in South Bank
A floating pub may sound like a recipe for disaster but the Tattershall Castle is one of London's most intriguing venues. The passenger ferry-cum-restaurant-cum-waterhole offers... More
Old Billingsgate
London > Entertainment
1 Old Billingsgate Walk, 16 Lower Thames Street, South Bank, London EC3R | in South Bank
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the... More
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
London > Entertainment
200 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE17UT | in South Bank
A luxury hotel located in the heart of London, opposite the iconic Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, Park Plaza has all the facilities and... More
Movie Magic at the NFT
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
NFT3, National Film Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Children's cinema... More
Covent Garden Comedy Club, The Arches
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Villiers Street, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
... More
Monday Club
London > Entertainment
Tattershall Castle, South Bank, London SW1A | in South Bank
... More
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National Theatre: Dorfman
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
In place of the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and... More

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Bare: A Pop Opera
Theatre | Until 4th August 2019 

The Vaults 2 minutes walk from South Bank

Damon Intrabartolo and Jon Hartmere Jr's pop-rock musical about a group at a Catholic boarding school that attempts to put ...More

Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 29th March 2020 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 5 minutes walk from South Bank

Set the Debating Chamber of London's County Hall - a room which resembles a courtroom in every way - Lucy ...More

 
Present Laughter
Present Laughter
Theatre | Until 10th August 2019 

Old Vic Theatre 6 minutes walk from South Bank

Sherlock baddie Andrew Scott, currently better known as 'the hot priest' thanks to his starring role in Fleabag series two, ...More

 
Bronx Gothic
Theatre | Until 29th June 2019 

The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Brooklyn-based choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili delves into memories of her childhood in the UK premiere of a performance that melds theatre, ...More

Death of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman
Theatre | Until 29th June 2019 

The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from South Bank

The Old Vic is staging an Arthur Miller double bill in 2019 with The American Clock and All My Sons, ...More

 
Rekorderlig: Rekorder-land
Rekorderlig: Rekorder-land
Seasonal | Until 13th July 2019 

Underbelly Festival 7 minutes walk from South Bank

This summer Scandinavian cider makers Rekorderlig are setting up the bar at the Underbelly Festival on the Southbank and they're ...More

 
The Light In The Piazza
Theatre | Until 5th July 2019 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Daniel Evans directs Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel's romantic musical set in Florence during the summer of 1953. The all-star ...More

Flip Fabrique: Transit
Flip Fabrique: Transit
Theatre | Until 7th July 2019 

Underbelly Festival 7 minutes walk from South Bank

The Quebecois Flip Fabrique bring their mix of physical theatre and circus to the live stage. The internationally renowned troupe ...More

 
Magical Bones
Magical Bones
Theatre | Until 26th June 2019 

Underbelly Festival 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Explosive street magic with simultaneous break-dancing skills from the magician who has appeared on BBC1's Bafta Awards 2018 and Sky's ...More

 
The Showstoppers' Kids Show
The Showstoppers' Kids Show
Theatre | Until 7th July 2019 

Underbelly Festival 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Spontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience, with a live on-stage band of six musicians, who ...More

 

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Asian inspired restaurant Gordon Ramsay's Lucky Cat replaces Maze as the in-house restaurant within the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square....More

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Closed for two years, The KPH (or Kensington Park Hotel) has been affectionately restored and reopened by Harcourt Inns....More

Latteria
Latteria
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A colourful 1950s Milan diner with formica tables on Islington's Essex Road from the same ...More

 
The Betterment
The Betterment
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Located within The Biltmore, the first hotel in Europe from Hilton's luxury LXR Hotels & ...More

 
Pavlova's
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Add a sense of theatrics to your interval drinks at Pavlova's, the Victoria Palace Theatre ...More

 
Tappit Hen
Tappit Hen
Drinking 

Stocking wines shipped by Davy's Wine Merchants, the Tappit Hen also recalls one the building's ...More

 
Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing
Exhibitions | On 20th July 

Royal Institution of Great Britain

Joining in on the moon landing celebrations, The Royal Institution presents Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing. Through a whole day of ...More

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
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London is marking the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
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Radio Alice Pizzeria Canary Wharf
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After the success of their pizzerias in Hoxton ...More

 
Double Standard
Double Standard
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Part of Adam Rawson's ground floor takeover of The Standard London hotel, Double Standard is ...More

 
Isla
Isla
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Sitting on the ground floor of The Standard hotel, Isla is the latest venture from ...More

 
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
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After years of planning, the much-anticipated flagship Microsoft Store finally arrived in London in 2019....More

 
Wimbledon Screenings at St James's Market
Wimbledon Screenings at St James's Market
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

St James's Market

Watch the Wimbledon Championships from the heart of ...More

 
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Follow the rainbow flags to find out where ...More

 
Summer in the Square
Summer in the Square
Seasonal | From 1st July 

Grosvenor Square

For three weeks this July, Grosvenor Square will be transformed into a hub of free ...More

 
Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
Concerts | On 25th July 

Royal Albert Hall

The cult electronics-instrumental outfit is joined by The ...More

 
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
Concerts | On 3rd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Violinist Pekka Kuusisto who so memorably got the entire Proms audience singing a Finnish folk ...More

 
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Concerts | On 23rd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Omer Meir Wellber, the new chief conductor of ...More

 
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Concerts | On 27th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Mark Wigglesworth conducts the National Youth Orchestra Of ...More

 
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 22nd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ...More

 
Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Concerts | On 22nd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Edward Garner conducts Orchestra of the Royal Academy ...More

 
Prom 16: Late Night - Angelique Kidjo
Prom 16: Late Night - Angelique Kidjo
Concerts | On 30th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Three-time Grammy Award winning singer from Benin, West ...More

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

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