dance & performance

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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THE GIANT STORYTELLING BED at Imagine Children's Festival Credit Victor Frankowski 2016

Free

Free

Various times
until 13 Jul 2018
Various times | until 13 Jul 2018
Dance & Performance
Literature
A short session of nursery rhymes and poems for under 5s and their carers
A short session of nursery rhymes and poems for under 5s and their carers
2:30 pm
Sat 24 Feb 2018
2:30 pm | Sat 24 Feb 2018
Classical music
Dance & Performance
Dive into an all-Gershwin extravaganza of music, song and dance, back by popular demand.
Dive into an all-Gershwin extravaganza of music, song and dance, back by popular demand.
7:00 pm
Wed 07 Mar 2018
7:00 pm | Wed 07 Mar 2018
Theatre
Dance & Performance
Get ready for hilariously irreverent and teary recreations of women’s speeches throughout history
Get ready for hilariously irreverent and teary recreations of women’s speeches throughout history
8:00 pm
Wed 07 Mar 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 07 Mar 2018
Theatre
Dance & Performance
Drag king champion Lucy Jane Parkinson performs the courageous story of Joan of Arc
Drag king champion Lucy Jane Parkinson performs the courageous story of Joan of Arc

Free

Free

8:00 pm
Wed 07 Mar 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 07 Mar 2018
Dance & Performance
Circus
Poetry meets circus fun in this rare artisitically daring event
Poetry meets circus fun in this rare artisitically daring event
9:00 pm
Wed 07 Mar 2018
9:00 pm | Wed 07 Mar 2018
Dance & Performance
Theatre
Hear powerful and humorous secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire
Hear powerful and humorous secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire
Various times
8 Mar 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
Various times | 8 Mar 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
Physical Theatre & Mime
Theatre
A heart-wrenching and humorous theatrical piece journeying into the female psyche
A heart-wrenching and humorous theatrical piece journeying into the female psyche

Free

Free

Various times
Fri 09 Mar 2018
Various times | Fri 09 Mar 2018
Dance & Performance
Naomi Sheldon performs extracts of her exceptional debut play Good Girl
Naomi Sheldon performs extracts of her exceptional debut play Good Girl
Various times
9 Mar 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
Various times | 9 Mar 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
Comedy
Theatre
An unprepared man reads funny insights into female desire written by an anonymous woman
An unprepared man reads funny insights into female desire written by an anonymous woman

Free

Free

9:30 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018
9:30 pm | Fri 09 Mar 2018
Dance & Performance
Cabaret
Watch a line-up of women perform pieces on gender, the body and disability
Watch a line-up of women perform pieces on gender, the body and disability

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