Blog

Welcome to the Southbank Centre blog, here you'll find articles, videos and audio podcasts exploring our events and festivals programme and some engaging, fascinating and sometimes provocative themes from artists and thinkers in our Talks and Debates. 

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Art
Tue, 07/04/2017 - 18:04
Read the remarkable story of Peter Laszlo Peri’s ‘lost’ sculpture.
Art
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 06:00
Great news for fans of the Swedish pop sensations
Electronic
Fri, 06/30/2017 - 14:18
How do you explain a ‘multi-sensory encounter of shifting sound and light’?
Urban
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 16:29
Relive the night The Outlook Orchestra blew the Royal Festival Hall audience away
Spoken word & Live literature
Wed, 06/28/2017 - 18:33
Discover more about the author ahead of his appearance at London Literature Festival
Art
Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:00
Read how photographer Annie Leibovitz considers her work on Women never done.
Choral
Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:00
Emily Peasgood discusses her background, and looks at her past and future works.
Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:00
Introducing Europe's first professional majority Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) orchestra
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:57
See exclusive behind the scenes footage of M.I.A.’s Meltdown performance
Nature & Environment
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:33
Pluto, one of our volunteer gardeners, tells us what Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden means to him.