Membership – join or renew now

Looking for world-class art and culture? Becoming a Member of Southbank Centre gives you exclusive access to our programme and site throughout the year.

Southbank Centre offers the best membership scheme going
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As a Member, you get the following benefits all year:

  • priority booking for all events
  • free entry to all Hayward Gallery exhibitions
  • exclusive access to the Members’ Cafe-Bar for you plus a guest
  • exclusive Members-only events, including private views
  • discounts at our shops and various onsite restaurants
  • weekly Members' update emails


With highlights including the hugely successful Andreas Gursky exhibition, the one and only Michelle Obama in conversation, and a rocktastic Meltdown curated by The Cure’s Robert Smith, 2018 was a year packed with cultural treats for Members.

We’ve got another year to remember ahead of us, with Nile Rodgers’ Meltdown this summer, a Bridget Riley retrospective, and more talks from bestselling authors and leading thinkers yet to be announced.

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