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If you are looking for things to do, Southbank Centre has a great mix of events covering classical music, gigs, art, literature, performance and dance plus a year-round programme of unique festivals. Use the filter options below to quickly find out what's on.

festival

19 May - 29 May
Global Culture & Ethnicity
Religion & Beliefs
Alchemy returns to Southbank Centre, showcasing the dynamic creativity and cultural connections between South Asia and the UK. Over eleven days,...
Part of Alchemy
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event

16 Dec - 20 Aug
Art
Literature

Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland as we explore the internationally renowned Moomin stories through the life of its...

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Classical music
Orchestra
7:30 pm, 26 Apr 2017
Hear music by Wagner and Bruckner's Symphony No.7 at this concert, conducted by Marek Janowski
Performance
Theatre
7:30 pm, 25 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Explore power in society, as three females perform their own alternative party conference.

tomorrow

Free

Art
10:00 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Art
Literature
2:00 pm, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
2:00 pm, 4 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
Explore decades of architectural innovation and see Southbank Centre from a whole new perspective
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
6:00 pm, 27 Apr 2017
Accompany Poetry Librarian Chris McCabe on a tour exploring poetic activity in London
6:00 pm, 27 Apr 2017 - 3 May 2017
Get a glimpse behind the scenes at our venue in a guided Members' tour.
Classical music
Orchestra
7:30 pm, 27 Apr 2017
Hear George Haas' "in vain", an extraordinary work where darkness and light collide
Performance
Theatre
7:30 pm, 25 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Explore power in society, as three females perform their own alternative party conference.

28 Apr 2017

Free

Art
10:00 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’

Free

Poetry
Literature
10:30 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Join The Poetry Library puppets, for short session of nursery rhymes
The Hop Locker Stall at the Southbank Centre Food Market

Free

12:00 pm, 28 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
Simians of Swing

Free

Gigs
Jazz & Blues
1:00 pm, 28 Apr 2017
Get a taste of this duo’s apocalyptic jazz visions at Friday Lunch
Art
Literature
2:00 pm, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
Musicians playing

Free

Classical music
Chamber & Recital
5:30 pm, 28 Apr 2017
Hear some of the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s youngest stars at this Friday Tonic
Classical music
Orchestra
7:30 pm, 28 Apr 2017
From JS Bach to Richard Strauss, the LPO performs transcendence-seeking works inspired by faith
Performance
Theatre
7:30 pm, 25 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Explore power in society, as three females perform their own alternative party conference.

29 Apr 2017

Free

Art
10:00 am, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Art
Literature
2:00 pm, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland

Free

Literature
Poetry
11:00 am, 31 Jan 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
This exhibition has now finished. We apologise for any inconvenience.
The Hop Locker Stall at the Southbank Centre Food Market

Free

12:00 pm, 28 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
12:00 pm, 29 Apr 2017
Explore two masterworks from Steve Reich, which were inspired by human rituals
2:00 pm, 4 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
Explore decades of architectural innovation and see Southbank Centre from a whole new perspective
Classical music
Gigs
2:30 pm, 29 Apr 2017
Celebrate the late, great Frank Sinatra at this afternoon of music, song and dance

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