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For over fifty years, our buildings have hosted sensational performances by the best artists in the world. But the most important moments don’t always happen on stage.

 

Whether you want to remember your first concert together or countless special evenings, you can capture the hours you’ve shared by naming a seat in Royal Festival Hall, Purcell Room or Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Say ‘thank you’, ‘I love you’, or ‘here’s looking at you, kid.’ Say ‘I remember you’ or ‘let’s do it again.’

Everything changes but some things stay the same. Keep hold of the memories that matter by naming a seat here for the decade to come.

When I lost my partner of 54 years I could think of no better way of commemorating our many visits to Queen Elizabeth Hall than to name two seats in our two favourite rows. It is a great consolation to me that I, and others, will sit in seats dedicated to him, in memory of wonderful performances we both enjoyed.
Nicholas, Southbank Centre supporter

By choosing to name a seat in one of our auditoria you will be supporting our campaign to Let The Light In to our 1960s arts venues, helping ensure these spaces can continue to create special moments for audiences, long into the future.

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Queen Elizabeth Hall

from £150

Opened in 1967, Queen Elizabeth Hall has hosted artists including Benjamin Britten, Margaret Atwood, J K Rowling and Grandmaster Flash. Over five decades, it’s seen the best of classical and contemporary music, dance and performance, comedy, literature and spoken word.

  • Front stalls - A-F: £1,500-£2,000
  • Front stalls - G-M: £600-£1,000
  • Rear stalls - AA-GG: £300-£500
  • Rear stalls - HH-P: £150-£200

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Purcell Room

from £150

Situated within Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room plays host to talks, debates, and intimate musical performances. Over the years, it has seen premieres of works by composers including Luciano Berio and Mark-Anthony Turnage and readings by authors and poets ranging from Ian McEwan to Carol Ann Duffy.

  • First three rows: £150-£200
  • Side blocks: £300-£500
  • Central block: £600-£1,000

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Royal Festival Hall

from £600

Daniel Barenboim, Jimi Hendrix, Martha Argerich, Frank Sinatra, Joni Mitchell, Jacqueline Du Pré, Patti Smith, Brian Wilson… Since 1951, Royal Festival Hall has witnessed performances by the greatest names in music, and a host of other world-class artists.

  • Front stalls: £2,000
  • Rear stalls rows AA-LL: £1,000
  • Rear stalls rows MM-UU: £600
  • Side stalls (SOLD OUT)
  • Balcony rows A-K (SOLD OUT)
  • Balcony rows L-N (SOLD OUT)
  • Choir (SOLD OUT)

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Please note:

  • You can have one name of up to 25 characters on your plaque

  • If naming a seat in Queen Elizabeth Hall or Purcell Room you can add an additional message of up to 90 characters

  • Plaques are in place for ten years, after which we will get in touch with you to ask whether you wish to renew your message

  • Naming a seat is not eligible for Gift Aid

I thought naming a seat for my mum and dad was a great gift for dad’s 80th birthday, and also a nice way to say thank you to Southbank Centre. Dad has enjoyed watching many artists perform here over the years, and talks about it all the time with such fondness. I thought it was a great way to help keep Southbank Centre around for years to come, and I know that my Dad feels the same.
Charlotte, Southbank Centre supporter

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