dance events

Looking for classical or contemporary dance events in London? Southbank Centre has a constantly changing programme of dance events, running the gamut from English National Ballet to urban dance and Bhangra – there's even something to get children under 5 years old moving! Start exploring below.

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1 Aug - 5 Aug
Dance

See Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale paired with Nureyev’s blazing ballet. English National Ballet brings the world’s greatest love story to Royal...

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29 Jul - 30 Jul
Dance
Performance

Dive into the hyper-sexualised physical language of the music video with artist and choreographer Holly Blakey, best known for her work with...

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1 Jul 2017

Dance
10:30 am, 1 Jul 2017
Bring your little ones along and join us for a morning of singing with your hands and your voice.

2 Jul 2017

Dance
10:30 am, 2 Jul 2017
Bring your little ones along for stories and songs.

5 Jul 2017

Performers on Stage with Cardboard Cutout Figures

Free

Dance
Contemporary Dance
Various times, 5 Jul 2017
Watch a visceral streetscape of today's Tunisia created through dance and sculpture

15 Jul 2017

Dance
Performance
10:30 am, 15 Jul 2017
Bring your little ones along for a morning of music and dancing
Our Mighty Groove Social Dance

Free

Dance
12:30 pm, 15 Jul 2017
Immerse yourself in the New York underground club scene with this free workshop and social dance

16 Jul 2017

Urban Weekend Event

Free

Dance
1:30 pm, 16 Jul 2017
View looking downwards at people dancing outside at Southbank Centre

Free

Dance
Contemporary Dance
2:30 pm, 16 Jul 2017
Witness dancers’ journeys in discovering their identities in this exciting performance
Dance
3:00 pm, 16 Jul 2017
Connect with yourself and werk that waist in this combined twerkshop and discussion

Free

Dance
Gigs
5:30 pm, 16 Jul 2017
Kinetika Bloco and BeatLife join forces for this African-inspired performance

17 Jul 2017

Dance
Contemporary Dance
6:00 pm, 17 Jul 2017
See the best of London Youth Dance perform specially commissioned works

22 Jul 2017

Free

Dance
Contemporary Dance
1:45 pm, 22 Jul 2017
Get up and move with a free swing lesson and social dance

29 Jul 2017

Dance
Performance
Various times, 29 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Dive into the hyper-sexualised physical language of the music video

30 Jul 2017

Dance
Performance
Various times, 29 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Dive into the hyper-sexualised physical language of the music video

1 Aug 2017

Dance
Various times, 1 Aug 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
See Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale paired with Nureyev’s blazing ballet

2 Aug 2017

Dance
Various times, 1 Aug 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
See Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale paired with Nureyev’s blazing ballet

3 Aug 2017

Dance
Various times, 1 Aug 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
See Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale paired with Nureyev’s blazing ballet

4 Aug 2017

Dance
Various times, 1 Aug 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
See Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale paired with Nureyev’s blazing ballet

5 Aug 2017

Dance
Various times, 1 Aug 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
See Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale paired with Nureyev’s blazing ballet

8 Aug 2017

Dance
Contemporary Dance
7:30 pm, 8 Aug 2017
Ponder the notion of identity in today’s multicultural Europe in the latest play by Jan Lauwers.

10 Aug 2017

Dance
Contemporary Dance
7:30 pm, 10 Aug 2017
Seven men delve into the many facets of masculinity, both soft and brutal, in Tero Saarinen’s dance performance.

12 Aug 2017

Photograph of dancers at Southbank Centre

Free

Dance
12:00 pm, 12 Aug 2017
Help us kick off a weekend devoted to the joys of dancing together
Photo of ceilidh dancers at Southbank Centre

Free

Dance
6:00 pm, 12 Aug 2017
Put on your dancing shoes for a rip-roaring Ceilidh and foot-stomp all the way till sundown

13 Aug 2017

Dancers at Southbank Centre

Free

Dance
12:00 pm, 13 Aug 2017
Enjoy ballroom glitz and glamour beside the Thames

18 Aug 2017

Dance
Performance
Various times, 18 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
Artists design new rituals for the modern age in this exploration of art and religious practices.

19 Aug 2017

Dance
Performance
Various times, 18 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
Artists design new rituals for the modern age in this exploration of art and religious practices.