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This summer, Southbank Centre is the place to be. Visit our site to enjoy a comprehensive and varied programme of events, many of which are...

Part of Summertime
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13 Aug - 16 Aug
Performance
Circus

Escape with a fun and fearless show from the masters of Scandinavian circus.

Boundaries are meant to be crossed. Limits are meant to be exceeded....

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Art
Various times, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Photo of the sculpture Gnome King by Kalle Mustonen

Free

Art
Various times, 5 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms
Still from Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing at Southbank Centre's Refugee Week

Free

Art
Various times, 19 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
Encounter perspectives from women refugees in the UK

Free

Poetry
Literature
Various times, 13 Jan 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Join The Poetry Library puppets, for short session of nursery rhymes
Printing Workshop part of Refugee Week at the Southbank Centre

Free

Art
Various times, 21 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Explore gift giving and social meaning through printmaking with refugees
Aerial Views of the Southbank Centre Food Market

Free

Various times, 23 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
Performers at Southbank Centre, for Harmonise: Refugee Week

Free

Gigs
Folk & World
1:00 pm, 23 Jun 2017
Witness an interactive, energetic and uplifting performance by refugee and local children
Art
Various times, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
Black and White image of The Palace Avenue Dixieland Band

Free

5:30 pm, 23 Jun 2017
Get swinging with this five-piece playing 1920s classics
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
7:30 pm, 23 Jun 2017
A cinematic masterpiece comes alive accompanied by the spine-tingling score performed live

tomorrow

Free

Art
Various times, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Photo of the sculpture Gnome King by Kalle Mustonen

Free

Art
Various times, 5 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms
Still from Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing at Southbank Centre's Refugee Week

Free

Art
Various times, 19 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
Encounter perspectives from women refugees in the UK
Art
Various times, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
Aerial Views of the Southbank Centre Food Market

Free

Various times, 23 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
Southbank Centre Archive Visitors and Objects

Free

Talks & Topics
Global Culture & Ethnicity
11:00 am, 24 Jun 2017
Explore refugees’ and migrants’ influence on Southbank Centre
Photo of Refugees Welcome

Free

Art
12:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Experience a work of art about welcoming refugees

Free

Art
12:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Take part in an afternoon of creative activity in celebration of Refugee Week
Printing Workshop part of Refugee Week at the Southbank Centre

Free

Art
Various times, 21 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Explore gift giving and social meaning through printmaking with refugees
Classical music
Opera
12:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Discover how Alfred Hitchock used music to help create some of the most tense films ever made
Various times, 13 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Delve into the history of Southbank Centre and gain access to exclusive areas in this tour
Women Protesting

Free

Gigs
Folk & World
1:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Experience the power of song to bring communities together
Various times, 24 Sep 2016 - 24 Jun 2017
Bring your family and friends to play our Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra
Various times, 24 Sep 2016 - 24 Jun 2017
An introduction to the Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra and playing techniques
Performance
Physical Theatre & Mime
Various times, 24 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Watch a play performed by ten young refugee men

tomorrow

Classical music
Chamber & Recital
7:30 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Organist David Briggs plays a live, improvised soundtrack to Alfred Hitchcock’s film The Lodger

25 Jun 2017

Free

Art
Various times, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Photo of the sculpture Gnome King by Kalle Mustonen

Free

Art
Various times, 5 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms
Still from Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing at Southbank Centre's Refugee Week

Free

Art
Various times, 19 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
Encounter perspectives from women refugees in the UK
Art
Various times, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
Printing Workshop part of Refugee Week at the Southbank Centre

Free

Art
Various times, 21 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Explore gift giving and social meaning through printmaking with refugees
Aerial Views of the Southbank Centre Food Market

Free

Various times, 23 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Southbank Centre Market is a food lover's perfect destination
Various times, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation
Art
Various times, 25 Jun 2017 - 16 Aug 2017
Climb into Moominland in this specially adapted tour for those with autism
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
3:00 pm, 25 Jun 2017
See Hitchcock's classic Vertigo with Bernard Herrmann's score played live
Various times, 28 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Enjoy the most British of treats in the Members Area
Performance
Physical Theatre & Mime
Various times, 24 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Watch a play performed by ten young refugee men

26 Jun 2017

Free

Art
Various times, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Photo of the sculpture Gnome King by Kalle Mustonen

Free

Art
Various times, 5 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms
Still from Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing at Southbank Centre's Refugee Week

Free

Art
Various times, 19 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
Encounter perspectives from women refugees in the UK
Various times, 19 Sep 2016 - 10 Jul 2017
Let your Dragon Babies experience the sounds of the beautiful Gamelan through singing, movement and percussion.
Art
Various times, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland

27 Jun 2017

Free

Art
Various times, 13 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Falling Shawls is a floating textile installation that artist Outi Pieski describes as a ‘drawing in air’
Photo of the sculpture Gnome King by Kalle Mustonen

Free

Art
Various times, 5 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
See sculpture from a Finnish artist who reimagines modern culture in monumental and mythic terms
Still from Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing at Southbank Centre's Refugee Week

Free

Art
Various times, 19 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
Encounter perspectives from women refugees in the UK
Free Gamelan and Poetry workshop for Lambeth Schools

Free

Various times, 20 Sep 2016 - 18 Jul 2017
Lambeth primary schools are invited to book free gamelan and poetry workshop sessions
Talks & Topics
Children & Young people
Various times, 18 Apr 2017 - 27 Jun 2017
Get a group together or bring your class and have a go at playing gamelan
Art
Various times, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
Art
Various times, 16 Dec 2016 - 20 Aug 2017
Climb into and get lost inside the eccentric world of Moominland
Literature
Various times, 25 Apr 2017 - 26 Sep 2017
Get in touch with your creativity in poet Rachel Long’s workshops for women of colour

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