Tours

Behind the Scenes Tour

Our tours offer a unique insight into the history of Southbank and the people who have shaped it, with behind-the-scenes access and fascinating anecdotes. Join us to follow in the footsteps of world-famous orchestras and artists.

What does Royal Festival Hall have in common with an eggbox? Who granted the venue's royal patronage? When was Eurovision hosted here?

Southbank Centre dates back to the Festival of Britain in 1951. One of the most popular cultural destinations in the country, we host thousands of performances and millions of visitors every year.

Hear behind-the-scenes stories from our trained tour guides and gain exclusive access to areas usually reserved for performers and Southbank Centre staff.

Tours last approximately one hour and begin at Royal Festival Hall Ticket Office. Each tour is unique and the route taken varies depending on the day’s activities and events.

Please inform us of any access requirements you have when you make your booking.

Dates & times

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where

Royal Festival Hall

Concessions

£7.50
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need to know

Ticketing
£8.50, £7.50 for groups of four or more.

Age recommendation
For ages 8+

Event instructions
Meet at Royal Festival Hall Ticket Office

before & after

Feng Sushi delivers award-winning, sustainably sourced Japanese food
Bleecker Burger hamburger
Bleecker Burger bring their intensely beefy patties back to Southbank Centre