The Royal Festival Hall is closed from 6pm on Monday 27 November until the morning of Wednesday 29 November.

Online booking will be suspended from 9:30am on Wed 29 Nov until tickets for James Acaster: Hecklers Welcome go on sale at 10am.

We are expecting high volumes of traffic, and you may experience queuing for tickets.

Saved events

    Want to perform at Southbank Centre?

    Zakir Hussain tabla workshop, Alchemy 2016

    We welcome thousands of artists every year

    If you're an artist looking to perform at Southbank Centre, find out more about being part of our events programme below.

    Artistic programming team

    Got a question? Contact our Artistic Programming team

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    Other programming teams

    Contact our Classical, Contemporary, Dance & Performance and Literature programming teams

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    Inclusion in Southbank Centre's own events programme is mostly by invitation only, but there are other routes into performing at our venues and joining. 

    If you would like to hire one of our auditoria to promote your own public, ticketed concert or event, please visit our Venue hire section for more information.

    Find out more about venue hire