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Queen Elizabeth Hall

See all events taking place in Queen Elizabeth Hall

Queen Elizabeth Hall is the second largest venue on the Southbank Centre site, hosting some of the biggest names as well as emerging artists. See everything from piano recitals and readings to dance, performance and gigs. The Purcell Room and The Front Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall are the perfect venues for intimate readings, talks and gigs.

Opening Times

5pm - 11.30pm every day. 

Entry to Queen Elizabeth Hall and to all our buildings’ Foyers is free, and you are welcome to come in and enjoy the atmosphere with or without a ticket.

How To Get Here

See our Plan Your Visit page for details.

Buying Tickets

The Ticket Office at Queen Elizabeth Hall is open 90 minutes before event start times.

Alternatively you can call the Ticket Office 0844 875 0073 or purchase tickets online.

Eating and Drinking

There is a cafe/bar in the Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer, as well as many places to eat and drink in and around Queen Elizabeth Hall, with something for all tastes, occasions and ages.


Free wireless internet is available in Queen Elizabeth Hall and all of our buildings’ foyers. Please note, Southbank Centre reserves the right to withdraw this service at any time.

Venue and Meeting Rooms Hire

To book a meeting room or one of our venues, visit our Venue Hire page.

Access Information

We welcome wheelchair users, guide companion dogs and we have an Infrared hearing facility. Read more about access.

Public Toilets

All our venues have public toilets (dependant on opening times) with wheelchair access and baby changing facilities.

Our History and Archive

Find out about Queen Elizabeth Hall’s history.

More Questions?

Read our FAQs.

That Catherine Bennett Show -"inspired my children to change the world" Maddy Costa @guardian. See it this half-term: t.co/3Oe4Quyylk
RT @litsouthbank: This Sunday: enjoy readings by Tom Hollander & Jonathan Pryce as we pay tribute to brilliant Welsh poet Dylan Thomas http…
RT @MumsnetTowers: The new #WHYFest opens this week at @southbankcentre and is inspired by the UK Convention on the Rights of the Child htt…
Our friend @AshantiOmkar joins @bbcasiannetwork to present a South Indian music and arts show every Sunday t.co/2AV5MCV5Sw

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