The Royal Festival Hall is closed from 6pm on Monday 27 November until the morning of Wednesday 29 November.

Online booking will be suspended from 9:30am on Wed 29 Nov until tickets for James Acaster: Hecklers Welcome go on sale at 10am.

We are expecting high volumes of traffic, and you may experience queuing for tickets.

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    Poetry International

    Poet CA Conrad steps on stones, with a field and trees in the background
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    The Southbank Centre’s longest-running festival makes a triumphant return in its 53rd year with a focus on ecopoetry and activism

    Find out about some of London's most exciting and high-profile literary events happening all year-round at Southbank Centre.

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