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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.
An event for health decision-makers
The Clore Ballroom
How can the arts be harnessed to improve the provision of healthcare? This major event has been organised by Aesop, the arts and health social ent ...
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's destination.
Hear Sorana Santos perform her new album, which explores contemporary music structures in 14 songs.
Lara Lee blends warm, dulcet singing with heartfelt poetry, creating a potent stage presence.
Gershwin and Rachmaninoff
Works by Rachmaninoff and Gershwin offer contrasting rhythms, textures and melodies.
Rest Your Mind
Join in yoga or singing, read a book from our festival library or simply take a moment to be mindful.
Encounter the secret selves of adults with mental health issues with the help of paper theatres.
A Call To Contribute
See snapshots of lives affected by mental health issues and find out how to share your own.
Meet organisations offering guidance to those facing mental-health issues and their friends and family.
Many people experience them, but talking about mental health problems remains taboo
Art and the mind
Open up big questions about art and the mind
RCA Design Interactions
How can design and technology bring new perspectives to mental health?
Would you like to be soothed or provoked by art? Want some recommendations?
Mountain High, Valley Low is a theatre project about what it’s like to live a fulfilling life with bipolar affective disorder.
Can I Start Again Please is a beautiful, meditative and moving performance that investigates childhood trauma and, ultimately, how we mig ...
Pre concert talk
Schumann spent the last years of his life in an asylum, his wife unable to see him until two days before his death.
Gig meets theatre meets depression meets a tidal wave of glitter.
Marin, Madness and Music
As part of Changing Minds 2016, Marin Alsop leads a concert focusing on the music of Schumann
What is it like to live with a mental health problem?
A Big Sing exploring the effects of singing on the mind
Explore the effects of singing on our emotions at a Big Sing for all ages.
Anu Komsi (soprano) & Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin)
An intimate performance of Kurtág’s Kafka Fragments, a probing investigation of the human psyche.
The Musical Memory Palace
Aurora Orchestra invites audiences to take a journey in musical memory
Returns to present two milestone works
International concert organist David Titterington returns to present two milestone works in the organ repertoire.
Finalists of the Under 12 and Under 18
Bask in the sound of 24 young choirs as Royal Festival Hall plays host to their final showdown.
with Sally Kindberg
Join author and illustrator Sally on a creative journey from picture books to graphic novels.
Get your face painted for Imagine.
A delicate dance-theatre performance for children and their adults, playfully exploring sound and silence
Become an explorer for the day as you venture into Southbank Centre’s archive
Level 5 Function Room
Come and play at one of our fabulously free-form Mess Around parties.
Southbank Centre and StorySLAM:Live are looking for the next Jacqueline Wilson.
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 ...
See students from across England take part in a poetry recitation competition.
Osmo Vänskä conducts his unique version of music from Sibelius' Incidental music to The Tempest
Explore your senses in an immersive, stimulating environment.
Think you could be the next superstar of hip-hop? Step up to plate at this Rap Battle for under-12s and find out.
Pre Concert Chamber Music
Schoenberg's string sextet Verklärte Nacht was the first piece of programme music written for chamber ensemble.
St John's Smith Square
An exciting opportunity to hear violin star Nicola Benedetti making her International Chamber Music Series debut.
Mahler 3: Jakub Hrusa
The glorious Third Symphony is a six-movement epic in which 'Nature acquires a voice and tells profound secrets' (Mahler).
A Blue Touch Paper event
London Sinfonietta's week-long residency at Southwark Playhouse explores the intricate links between music and storytelling
Bring your little ones to a fun session exploring Southbank Centre's beautiful gamelan.
Come to Groove Baby concerts to hear jazz, world and contemporary improvised music.
Goodbye Leopold blend three ethereal voices, plus choreography.
An evening of music featuring Nicolai, Korngold and Elgar's grand First Symphony.
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.
Step into the off-kilter universe of David Baddiel’s latest novel, The Person Controller
For Budding Iggy Peck Architects
Imagine a new building and help us construct our own city.
Imagine an orchestra built from everyday items rescued from the junkyard.
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.
Southbank Centre teams up with Discover Children's Story Centre for London Children’s Book swap.
Mister Cleghorn’s Seal
Judith Kerr is the author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog.
Hear waltzes, polkas and songs from the Strauss era, accompanied by costumed dancers
Werewolf Club Rules
Join Joseph Coelho for this performance and interactive poetry session.
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.
A new programme of Mozart’s greatest works, performed by the Mozart Festival Orchestra.
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- to 11-yea ...
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
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