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Hayward Gallery

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Finalist of Art Fund Award 2014

Hayward Gallery has a long history of presenting work by the world's most adventurous and innovative artists. For free entry to all exhibitions become a Southbank Centre Member.

Opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1968, it is an outstanding example of sixties brutalist architecture and is one of the few remaining buildings of this style. It was designed by a group of young architects, including Dennis Crompton, Warren Chalk and Ron Herron. Hayward Gallery is named after the late Sir Isaac Hayward, the former leader of the London County Council.

Opening hours:

Monday: 12 noon – 6pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Thursday and Friday: 10am – 8pm

Buy tickets to our latest exhibition The Human Factor.



Groups (Mon – Fri only, 10 people or more):

Adult groups £8 per person

College and University groups

(18 yrs+) £6 per person

School & College groups

(17 yrs and under) £4.50 per person

Lambeth Schools free



Underground: Waterloo & Embankment

Buses: To Waterloo Bridge, York Road, Belvedere Road and Stamford Street.

Main-line rail stations: Waterloo, Waterloo East and Charing Cross



Wheelchair users and ambulant disabled people may bring an able-bodied companion whose ticket is free. Southbank Centre is accessible to people with disabilities.  Visitors with a disability can join our Access List: email accesslist@southbankcentre.co.uk or phone 0844 847 9910 or send a fax to 020 7921 0607. southbankcentre.co.uk/access


Southbank Centre Shop

Hayward Gallery

Monday 12 noon – 6pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 10am – 6pm

Thursday and Friday 10am – 8pm

An illustrated catalogue of Martin Creed: What’s the point of it? is available at a special exhibition price. The shop also sells books, posters, screenprints, postcards and specially designed merchandise 


Concrete at Hayward Gallery

A programme of regular music and DJ nights takes place throughout the year at Concrete, the Hayward Gallery’s day cafe/night bar. Find out more here.


Free entry with Membership

Southbank Centre Members get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions at Hayward Gallery plus much more including 10% savings at the Hayward Gallery Shop, invitations to Members’ Hayward Gallery late viewings, a private Members’ bar with stunning views of London, priority booking on all shows and special offers and events. Join today online at southbankcentre.co.uk/membership or by phone on 0844 875 0071.


Supporting Southbank Centre

Supporters Circles

The Supporters Circles enable individuals to develop a closer relationship with artists, performers and Directors at Southbank Centre whilst supporting our artistic vision. Supporters enjoy a  programme of exclusive events like previews and private views of all Hayward Gallery exhibitions, rehearsals, drinks receptions, talks and annual party; unlimited free entry to Hayward Gallery and use of the Members Bar.

Get involved today by phone on 020 7921 0825 or email circles@southbankcentre.co.uk.

Corporate Support

If you would like to learn more about how we work with our many corporate clients, please call our Development Department on 020 7921 0683. 




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