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If you are looking for things to do, Southbank Centre has a great mix of events covering classical music, gigs, art, literature, performance and dance plus a year-round programme of unique festivals. Use the filter options below to quickly find out what's on.

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19 May - 29 May
Global Culture & Ethnicity
Religion & Beliefs
Alchemy returns from 19 – 29 May, showcasing the dynamic creativity and cultural connections between South Asia and the UK. Over ten days,...
Part of Alchemy
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16 Dec - 20 Aug
Art
Literature

Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland as we explore the internationally renowned Moomin stories through the life of its...

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Free

Art
10:00 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’

Free

Poetry
10:30 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Join The Poetry Library puppets, for short session of nursery rhymes

Free

Poetry
11:00 am, 31 Jan 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
Discover new perspectives in the poetry of Philip Larkin.
Southbank Centre Food Market.Stall 8- Horn OK Please.August 2016

Free

12:00 pm, 31 Mar 2017 - 2 Apr 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination

Free

Gigs
Folk & World
1:00 pm, 31 Mar 2017
Hear this new voice of Irish traditional music live at Southbank Centre's Friday Lunch.
Art
Literature
2:00 pm, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland this winter

Free

Gigs
Folk & World
5:30 pm, 31 Mar 2017
Start your evening off right with some progressive acoustic music
Classical music
Performance
7:15 pm, 31 Mar 2017
See over 1200 performers of all ages from the Borough of Bexley, take to the stage

1 Apr 2017

Free

Art
10:00 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Art
Literature
2:00 pm, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland this winter

Free

Poetry
11:00 am, 31 Jan 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
Discover new perspectives in the poetry of Philip Larkin.
2:00 pm, 4 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
Explore decades of architectural innovation and see Southbank Centre from a whole new perspective
Southbank Centre Food Market.Stall 8- Horn OK Please.August 2016

Free

12:00 pm, 31 Mar 2017 - 2 Apr 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
Boy Break Dancing

Free

Dance
Contemporary Dance
12:00 pm, 1 Apr 2017
Help b.supreme party in a day of hip-hop workshops and dance battles
Classical music
Performance
7:30 pm, 1 Apr 2017
Witness a fitting celebration of the iconic film scores of John Williams.

2 Apr 2017

Free

Art
10:00 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’

Free

Poetry
11:00 am, 31 Jan 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
Discover new perspectives in the poetry of Philip Larkin.
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
11:00 am, 2 Apr 2017
The Bach Choir presents its annual performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion, sung in English
Southbank Centre Food Market.Stall 8- Horn OK Please.August 2016

Free

12:00 pm, 31 Mar 2017 - 2 Apr 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
View from L5 balcony, Royal Festival Hall

Free

Art
2:30 pm, 2 Apr 2017
Sketch the stunning view of London from our balcony in these drawing workshops.
Art
Literature
2:00 pm, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland this winter

3 Apr 2017

Dance
Contemporary Dance
9:00 am, 3 Apr 2017
Young aspiring dancers are invited to a four-day urban dance workshop

Free

Art
10:00 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Art
Literature
2:00 pm, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland this winter
Female Hip-Hop dancers

Free

Dance
Urban
12:00 pm, 3 Apr 2017 - 5 Apr 2017
Watch all-female hip-hop dance collective Myself UK Dance Company during their Urban festival residency

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