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London Wonderground

The playground for the people returned for a fifth year in 2016. It featured the best in cabaret, circus, comedy, music and kids' shows to delight and amaze, all taking place in a dazzling 1920s-style Spiegeltent. 

Indoor and outdoor bars, delicious bites to eat, a bandstand, fairground rides and sideshows at London Wonderground  topped off this summer sizzler.

Find out what's on now at Southbank Centre

Headlining London Wonderground in 2016 was Cirque Alfonse’s Barbu, following their hit Southbank Centre production of Timber. Daring, daft and sexy as hell, this is cabaret as you’ve never seen it before.

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Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:14
In the first of our 'Six things...' series Julian Baggini muses on the notion of truth
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 15:30
Introducing the Philharmonia Orchestra‘s Principal Guest Conductor
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:14
See in 2018 in a vintage style with us
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:00
Writers
There's so much more to Margaret Atwood
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:30
Spoken word & Live literature
Writers
Ali Smith, Mohsin Hamid and George Saunders are all in the running
Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:25
The drum & bass stalwart is back with his third artist album and his second autobiography
Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:00
Peter Whelan, principal bassoonist with the OAE, introduces the Baroque bassoon.
Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:44
Contemporary Classical
Electronic
Get up to speed with this shape shifting artist.
Fri, 09/08/2017 - 00:01
Politics & History
See how Hillary Rodham Clinton went from First Lady of the United States, to the cusp of Presidency
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:51
Religion & Beliefs
Former Chair of the British Psychoanalytic Council, Dr. Coline Covington, addresses our understanding of good and evil
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 13:09
Electronic
Rock & Pop
How many of these Mercury Prize winners have you seen perform here?
Mon, 09/04/2017 - 12:54
Writers
Read our primer on John le Carré's legendary character
Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:00
See a preview of their upcoming post-concert performance from the Finnish duo
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 12:38
Religion & Beliefs
Our year long series asking what it means to be human in the 21st Century returns
Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:03
Chamber & Recital
The celebrated German-Japanese pianist describes her introduction to the Norwegian composer
Wed, 08/30/2017 - 00:00
The Philharmonia Orchestra’s Principal Conductor introduces Mahler’s 3rd Symphony
Tue, 08/29/2017 - 17:31
Spoken word & Live literature
Discover the actors who will read extracts from Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years
Tue, 08/29/2017 - 17:13
Get set for a foodie celebration of all things Nordic at Southbank Centre
Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:55
Enjoy a special performance from the acclaimed violinist.
Tue, 08/22/2017 - 16:39
Watch this short trailer for the Orchestra’s upcoming concert season with us

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