Hayward Gallery

Hayward Gallery is a world-renowned contemporary art gallery and a landmark of Brutalist architecture.

The exhibition programme focuses on presenting a wide range of adventurous and influential artists from across the world. Its rich history includes exhibitions by modern pioneers such as Paul Klee, Lucio Fontana, Francis Bacon, Bridget Riley, and Anthony Caro.

Hayward Gallery Refurbishment 

Since September 2015, Hayward Gallery has been closed for essential repairs and refurbishment, including the replacement of the Brutalist building’s 66 iconic pyramid roof lights. When it reopens in 2018, the upper galleries will be flooded with daylight.

Find out how you can help support our campaign to Let The Light In

Andreas Gursky Exhibition

25 Jan - 22 Apr 2018

Hayward Gallery reopens in January 2018, and marks its 50th anniversary with the first major UK retrospective of the work of acclaimed German photographer Andreas Gursky. 
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Free Gamelan and Poetry workshop for Lambeth Schools

Free

Various times | 19 Sep 2017 - 17 Jul 2018
Children & Young people
Talks & Topics
We invite Lambeth primary schools to free gamelan and poetry workshops
Various times | 9 Sep 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
Get a group together to have a go at playing the Javanese gamelan

Free

2:00 pm | 19 Sep 2017
Dance
Health & Wellbeing
Whether you think you can dance or not, you can join our fun afternoon tea dance

Free

2:00 pm | 20 Sep 2017
Art
Gigs
Celebrate the opening of Inside at this exhibition launch
6:00 pm | 20 Sep 2017
Literature
Poetry
Seek out centuries of poetry hidden in this area of London
8:00 pm | 20 Sep 2017
Gigs
Contemporary Classical
Be the first to hear the acclaimed pianist’s new album live

Free

Various times | 21 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Gender Politics & Equality
Help us plan the eighth WOW London
7:00 pm | 21 Sep 2017
Literature
Poetry
See the nation’s most coveted poetry prizes awarded live on stage

Free

Various times | 15 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
Literature
Poetry
A session of nursery rhymes and stories for under-5s and their carers

Free

1:00 pm | 22 Sep 2017
See self-taught multi instrumentalist Chisara Agor this lunchtime

Free

5:30 pm | 22 Sep 2017
Gigs
Folk & World
Discover the haunting sounds of this Faroese-Canadian singer
11:30 am | 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Artists & Thinkers
Hear from religious leaders, writers and philosopher on where we should look for moral guidance
11:30 am | 23 Sep 2017
Literature
Talks & Topics
Join talks and debates on religion, spirituality, belief and the world
12:00 pm | 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Children & Young people
Come and explore ensemble music-making for ages 11-18
1:00 pm | 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Gender Politics & Equality
Hear this debate on the moral, spiritual and legal issues of abortion
1:00 pm | 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Gender Politics & Equality
Hear the differing voices on the key issue of same-sex marriage rights in this debate
2:30 pm | 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Religion & Beliefs
Discuss the differences and similarities within religions
2:30 pm | 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Religion & Beliefs
Discover how science enhances our understanding of whether human beings are innately good
4:00 pm | 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Religion & Beliefs
Are we ready to move past the ideas of good and evil?

Free

5:45 pm | 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Hear about Enescu's drama in this pre-performance talk
7:00 pm | 23 Sep 2017
Classical music
Choral
Sir Willard White, Vladimir Jurowski and the LPO perform Enescu’s powerful opera Oedipe
Various times | 2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
See Southbank Centre from a whole new perspective in this tour
Various times | 30 Jul 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
Enjoy the most British of treats in the Members Area
3:30 pm | 24 Sep 2017
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Explore birdsong and man’s relationship with the natural world, in this Aurora Orchestra concert
7:30 pm | 24 Sep 2017
Literature
Talks & Topics
Delve into the fashion designer and activist’s love of literature in her keynote talk
Various times | 18 Sep 2017 - 16 Jul 2018
Talks & Topics
Children & Young people
Shake, rattle and gong with your little ones
6:30 pm | 25 Sep 2017
Join us for a classical music salon featuring discussion, performance and insights from experts
7:00 pm | 25 Sep 2017
Classical music
Choral
Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven? The OAE explores Judas and Christ’s last days
7:30 pm | 25 Sep 2017
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Simon Johnson, the organist of St Paul’s Cathedral, performs music by Bach and Reubke
Various times | 25 Apr 2017 - 26 Sep 2017
Literature
Get in touch with your creativity in poet Rachel Long’s workshops for women of colour

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