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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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17 Dec - 2 Jan
Performance
Theatre

Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. This Christmas, see a musical inspired by the recording session that brought...

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23 Nov - 22 Jan
Performance
Circus

Marvel at a dramatic live contemporary circus performance from NoFit State. An immersive promenade show directed by Firenza Guidi, it takes place...

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Free

Art
Performance
23 Nov - 13 Dec
Visit this multi-faceted archive exhibition made by curatorial students, with local community groups
19 Sep - 10 Jul
Let your Dragon Babies experience the sounds of the beautiful Gamelan through singing, movement and percussion.
11 Nov - 8 Jan
Our popular 60m high Starflyer fairground ride is back for Winter Festival supported by NatWest.

Free

11 Nov - 8 Jan
Stroll through our wooden chalet markets, filled with festive food, drink, gifts and treats
Video Still from Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, OPERA (QM.15), 2016

Free

Art
8 Jun - 11 Dec
An off-site exhibition, bringing together major audio-visual artworks from ten leading artists
Chorus singing outside the Royal Festival Hall

Free

Classical music
2 Dec - 18 Dec
We welcome choirs throughout Winter festival to pop-up and perform around our site
3 Oct - 10 Jul
Bring your babies aged under six months for a fun music workshop, with no experience required
11 Nov - 22 Jan
Try an alternative winter activity when the mobile rollerdisco rolls into town
Youth Orchestraplaying the Lambeth Winter Show

Free

Classical music
Orchestra
5 Dec
Celebrate the season with music from wonderful young orchestras.
Portrait of TS Eliot

Free

Literature
Poetry
5 Dec - 12 Dec
Decide who you think should win the TS Eliot Prize as we discuss the 10 shortlisted poetry collections

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