Simmer Down

23 Feb –⁠ 6 Dec, 1.30pm
across the site
Mix & Move: two people dancing
Alice Boagey

Get ready to feel the reggae rhythm at this free monthly meet-up and daytime dance that's guaranteed to get all ages moving and grooving.

Simmer Down is a home for reggae and revival, happening once a month in different spaces around the Southbank Centre.

This free monthly series is part of our commitment to uniting communities by sparking joy and connection through live music.

Come along to meet friends old and new, shake a leg and immerse yourself in the infectious energy of reggae music.

Simmer Down is presented in partnership with Tomorrow’s Warriors, a leading talent development agency, creative producer, music educator and consultancy specialising in jazz.

The sessions bring together musicians and local people in the heart of London for an enchanting afternoon of joy, movement and soulful beats.

So, mark your calendar, bring your dancing shoes and let's get together to Simmer Down and feel the irie spirit of unity.

Need to know

Age recommendation

Simmer Down is great for older adults and parents with young children, but all ages are welcome.

Simmer Down takes place in the following locations throughout the year:
Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer: Friday 23 February, Friday 29 March and Friday 26 April.
The Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall: Friday 17 May, Friday 28 June, Friday 13 September, Friday 25 October, Friday 8 November and Friday 6 December.
Riverside Terrace, Level 2: Friday 19 July

If you would like to request a table reservation and/or travel support for Simmer Down, please apply via the form below.
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Dates & times

23 Feb 2024 –⁠ 6 Dec 2024, 1.30pm – 3.30pm


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