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Part of Easter

Have you ever wondered what sound feels like? Or what music looks like?

Run your hands through the sand, or even walk across it. Play in giant sandpits illuminated by beautiful graphics, creating music with your own movements. You are the composer of your own masterpiece.

Through play, children and adults can explore their individual sense of sound, vision and touch. For those interested in art and music, and those who simply enjoy sensory play, this is a fun, interactive experience.

Created by artist Di Mainstone, Soundpit is creative play for all ages.

Dates & times

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Royal Festival Hall
Exhibition Space, Level 1


Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)

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Age recommendation
Suitable for all ages.

Event information
There are sessions at 10.15am, 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm.

Every person needs a ticket. Each ticket admits one person (adult or child). All children must be accompanied by an adult. Babes in arms (under 18 months old) go free with a paying adult.

Access information
Soundpit contains digital projections which are a source of flickering light. Due to the use of projectors, the interior of this installation is dimly lit. Please talk to a member of staff if you have any questions.

To join our free Access Scheme, call our Ticket Office on 020 3879 9555 or email
Find out more about our Access Scheme

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