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.
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.
Christmas and New Year opening times
24 December: 12.30pm to 5pm
25 December: Closed
26 December: 6pm to 11pm
31 December: 12.30pm to 4pm
1 January: 6pm to 11pm
How To Get Here
See our Plan Your Visit page for details.
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.
We welcome wheelchair users, guide companion dogs and we have an Infrared hearing facility. Read more about access.
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.
Read our FAQs.
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