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Lambeth Primary School Offer 2015/2016
Lambeth Primary Schools are invited to book free gamelan and poetry workshop sessions.
Gamelan for 3-5 year olds
Bring your little ones to shake, rattle and gong!
A Room With A Stew - EXTRA Marathon Night
Royal Festival Hall
After two totally sold out shows, see the whole of Stewart Lee's new TV series live, before it is televised
Workshop and Live Performance
Suitable for KS2
Blue Room, Spirit Level
A day of musical, mechanical problem-solving for Key Stage 2 pupils
Venture backstage at Royal Festival Hall, into the areas of this historic building that are ordinarily restricted
This Southbank Centre tour focuses on 20th-century architecture
What rhymes with rug?
What rhymes with rug?
Back due to popular demand
Following his sell-out 2014 tour, Dave Gorman returns to Southbank Centre for one night only.
Frank O'Hara died 40 years ago and would have turned 90 this year.
Get your face painted for Imagine.
Roald Dahl Experience
Did you know that Roald Dahl used to be a spy? And also a fighter pilot, inventor and historian of chocolate?Embark on a magical and interactive j ...
Bring your little ones to a fun session exploring Southbank Centre's beautiful gamelan.
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's destination.
Roll up as BUMP Rollerdisco returns to Southbank Centre for Imagine Children’s Festival.
What did you dream about last night? A monster? A superhero?
Listen to your favourite Dahl stories
Relax, put on some headphones and listen to some of your favourite Roald Dahl stories.
Climb aboard our Storytelling Boats and imagine life on the ocean waves.
All around the world Roald Dahl’s words are disappearing; not only from books but from children’s minds.
Listen to a story on our enormous bed with storyteller Vanessa Woolf
Learn to play the gamelan, an ensemble of percussion instruments from Java and Bali.
Create your own animated films at our Imagine Animation Zone.
What did you dream about last night: something funny? Something scary? Were you flying or swimming or dancing?
Meet the tiger who came to party.
With Wendy Shearer
Join the ancient tradition of oral storytellers in this workshop.
Join a special guest in The Clore Ballroom as they read aloud their favourite bedtime story.
Discover the hypnotic pleasures of Javanese gamelan music and playing techniques.
Perfect your pitch by attending this workshop with choral leader Naomi Hammerton
with Chineke! Junior Orchestra
Find out what it feels like to be part of an orchestra by taking a 'passenger seat'.
Let your toes tap and your fingers snap with the West End Kids.
St. Valentine\'s Day Gala
The perfect way to celebrate St.
Compulsive Lyres and Fowl Play
Sir Roger Norrington joins the Orchestra's 30th birthday celebrations for a programme of Mozart and Beethoven
Songs to tell stories
Do you love to sing and tell stories? If you're aged 8 -12 and enjoy performing, join a week-long singing course over February half term, as part ...
Join us as we embark on a voyage over and under the ocean waves.
Renowned storyteller Giles Abbott leads this session for blind and visually impaired children.
Illustrating Poems Workshop
Come and meet the editors of Falling Out of the Sky: Poems about Myths and Monsters.
Sing all the scrumptious songs from the 1971 musical film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, the ever-popular children's movie featuring cla ...
Roald Dahl's epic story
Roald Dahl's epic story, The Minpins, is presented with music by Sibelius
Learn how to bring stories to colourful life in this illustration workshop led by Nadia Shireen.
A Live Event for 5-7 year olds
Fancy some preposterously good poems? Then pile into The Poetry Library for this special Imagine poetry reading for five- to seven-year-olds and t ...
Become an archive explorer for the day as you get exploring with our Archivist.
A Live Event for 8-11 year olds
In the mood for some particularly excellent poetry? Then pile into The Poetry Library for this special Imagine poetry reading for eight t ...
Letters are great to write with, but did you know you can draw and design with them too? Alphadoodler is the activity book in which you can bend, ...
For the first time ever, two of the most popular children’s authors appear together in Royal Festival Hall
Level 5 Function Room
Join author Cressida Cowell as she talks about the final book in her How to Train Your Dragon series
Join master storyteller Jamila Gavin on a magical adventure to learn how stories travel.
Gamelan for Parents and Babies
Come for a relaxing music workshop aimed at new parents, carers and non-crawling babies.
Step onto the dance floor for a family workshop day with Folk Dance Remixed.
From the Wicked Young Writer Awards
Have you got a story you want to tell but don't know how to start?
Tall Stories and Mermaid Tales
Award-winning authors Candy Gourlay and Laura Dockrill discuss tall tales and fiction
Imagine a funny, strange creature you’d like to receive a message from in your dreams.
A magical musical adventure for kids
The exuberant improv artists behind Showstopper! - The Improvised Musical create musical adventure for kids.
Artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin bring their distinctive perspective to this playful A to Z for early readers
Jonathan Harvey heads the bill with his new novel The Secrets We Keep
Dress up as whoever you want to be in this story-filled session.
A Workshop in Kindness
Join bestselling author and illustrator Sophy Henn for a celebration of kindness.
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof
Have you ever heard of the power of the flower? Would you like to make clay all day? Come and join this fun family workshop and sculpt your own bo ...
Learn about growing your own food at this fun family workshop
Join the non-fiction creative team from b small publishers for a fact-filled workshop.
Join Mary Ononokpono as she discusses her creation Talulah The Time Traveller.
Holly Smale is the bestselling author of the award-winning Geek Girl series
Learn how to create art that helps to tell a story in this workshop led by Marta Altés.
Among Giants and Ghosts
Two world-renowned authors appear together for the first time in an intimate exploration of the writing process
Literary Death Match comes home to Southbank Centre to heat up your chilly February
Bake a fanciful cake inspired by Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes and enter our Yummy Competition.
Come and listen as we read Roald Dahl’s Matilda cover to cover.
Make up your own poetry with Selina Nwulu at this workshop for all the family.
By Ailie Cohen and Lewis Hetherington
Larry’s got no time for fun, but that’s all about to change
Be the Change - Make It Happen
To celebrate Bernadette Russell’s new book, you’ll get to explore stories and ideas through inspiring questions and be encouraged to be curious an ...
Making Stories Together
At this fantastical workshop, see stories and characters grow and flourish from the seeds of your ideas.
Music of Today
A recital showcasing the musical talents of cellist Isang Enders.
The Classical poise and elegance of Mozart is set against the fastidious sensuality of 2La Belle Époque.
Give it up for da Easy Crew! That oh so cool Caribbean crime bustin’ mouse is in town.
A Workshop for the Curious
Have you ever asked yourself why things are the way they are? In this interactive workshop with Christiane Dorion, facts come to life as we explor ...
by Michael Morpurgo
Enter a library of books that hold more than just stories within their covers
Mrs H and the Sing-along Band are coming to Southbank Centre for the first time.
With Jenny Broom
Embark on a journey through picture book The Wonder Garden’s five habitats and their many animal inhabitants.
Venture behind the scenes of a murder mystery with Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike
Hear songs inspired by popular children’s tales in this performance created by children aged 8 to 12.
With Nick Makoha
Working with poet Nick Makoha, explore the hero that you are; perhaps even the superhero.
With Jo Clayton
Join storyteller Jo Clayton as she invites you into the uncanny world of Dutch writer Tonke Dragt. Tonke is the author of internationally bestsell ...
Kojey Radical curates a night of London's up-and-coming talent.
A morning of events for youngsters from the OAE
A ROALD DAHL CELEBRATION
A Funharmonics event with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Award-winning Dutch puppeteering company Theater Gnaffel comes to London for the first time
I Am A Bear
Gareth P Jones
Visit the town of Larkin Mills, famous for its ice cream parlour; and a lot of unexplained deaths.
With the help of an illustrator, create your very own e-book to download and read at home.
The Daytime Block Party for Kids and Parents
Get ready for three hours of child-friendly hip-hop, funk, disco and block party anthems.
The greatest comic making show on earth!
Join the Etherington Brothers as they sally forth into a world of heart-stopping stories.
With Chris Riddell
Hold on to your socks and enjoy stand-up comedy for kids with Imagine favourite James Campbell, plus live illustrations from Chris Riddell, the 20 ...
Celebrate picture book Daddy's Sandwich with author chat, live drawing and activities.
The Second Symphony is a work of colossal emotional power
Primary schools are invited to take part in a singing workshop, INSET and showcase
The great Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini makes a welcome return to Royal Festival Hall
Explore our new Roald Dahl exhibition at a private view for teachers.
Petrenko conducts Tchaikovsky
Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko presents music from his compatriot Tchaikovsky.