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Free

Free

Various times
9 Dec 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
Various times | 9 Dec 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
Embrace seasonal cheer with our carol-singing community choirs, and join in with the classics
Embrace seasonal cheer with our carol-singing community choirs, and join in with the classics
Liza Pulman, Dillie Keane and Adèle Anderson  holding  martini glasses
Various times
10 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
Various times | 10 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
accessible events
british sign language
The songs are mostly topical, the glamour unstoppable: Britain’s greatest cabaret trio are back!
The songs are mostly topical, the glamour unstoppable: Britain’s greatest cabaret trio are back!
Kyra

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 13 Dec 2019
6:00 pm | Fri 13 Dec 2019
gigs
Electronic R&B singer-songwriter Kyra is known for her eclectic sound
Electronic R&B singer-songwriter Kyra is known for her eclectic sound
Carnival at the Southbank Centre

Free

Free

4:30 pm
Sat 14 Dec 2019
4:30 pm | Sat 14 Dec 2019
gigs
folk & world
Soak up the spirit of the islands at a festive family party featuring traditional music and performances
Soak up the spirit of the islands at a festive family party featuring traditional music and...
Drag Syndrome at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Sun 15 Dec 2019
6:00 pm | Sun 15 Dec 2019
accessible events
british sign language
Get glitzy this winter with the world’s first collective of drag kings and queens with Down’s syndrome
Get glitzy this winter with the world’s first collective of drag kings and queens with Down’s...
Myele Manzanza, musician

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 20 Dec 2019
6:00 pm | Fri 20 Dec 2019
gigs
jazz & blues
The son of a Congolese master percussionist, Myele Manzanza grew up with hip-hop, jazz and dance music
The son of a Congolese master percussionist, Myele Manzanza grew up with hip-hop, jazz and dance...
The LOL Word, illustrative image

Free

Free

9:45 pm
Fri 20 Dec 2019
9:45 pm | Fri 20 Dec 2019
comedy & cabaret
accessible events
Queer comedy collective The LOL Word outdo your Christmas crackers with jokes to suit the season
Queer comedy collective The LOL Word outdo your Christmas crackers with jokes to suit the season
Audience members and performer smiling

Free

Free

4:30 pm
Sat 21 Dec 2019
4:30 pm | Sat 21 Dec 2019
performance & dance
comedy & cabaret
A yuletide hooley of high-heel-stomping, glitter-romping fun celebrating London’s older LGBT+ community
A yuletide hooley of high-heel-stomping, glitter-romping fun celebrating London’s older LGBT+...
Audience members at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Sun 22 Dec 2019
5:30 pm | Sun 22 Dec 2019
accessible events
british sign language
Peel the paper off tales, poems and seasonal anecdotes in a festive celebration of storytelling
Peel the paper off tales, poems and seasonal anecdotes in a festive celebration of storytelling
Audience at performance in the Clore Ballroom

Free

Free

Various times
23 Dec 2019 - 30 Dec 2019
Various times | 23 Dec 2019 - 30 Dec 2019
family & young people
We’ve got some crackers for you at our free lunchtime gigs over the holidays
We’ve got some crackers for you at our free lunchtime gigs over the holidays
Kids Count Down, two girls in purple light

Free

Free

11:00 am
Tue 31 Dec 2019
11:00 am | Tue 31 Dec 2019
british sign language
accessible events
Start your family’s New Year revels early with ex-music hall singer turned hip-hop goddess Ida Barr
Start your family’s New Year revels early with ex-music hall singer turned hip-hop goddess Ida...
London Contemporary Orchestra – Rushes
7:30 pm
Fri 17 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 17 Jan 2020
classical music
An art installation responds to the sound of the LCO playing Michael Gordon’s mesmerising piece Rushes
An art installation responds to the sound of the LCO playing Michael Gordon’s mesmerising piece...
Black Midi, rock band
7:30 pm
Sat 18 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 18 Jan 2020
gigs
rock & alternative
Strap yourself in for the experimental sound of the maverick four-piece
Strap yourself in for the experimental sound of the maverick four-piece
Djrum, musical artist
7:30 pm
Sun 19 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 19 Jan 2020
gigs
electronic
The perennially acclaimed underground artist deftly fuses jazz, hip-hop, dubstep, ambient and techno
The perennially acclaimed underground artist deftly fuses jazz, hip-hop, dubstep, ambient and techno
Sound Across a Century 1_1600x900
7:30 pm
Wed 22 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 22 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Look back at the music of the past 100 years with the London Sinfonietta
Look back at the music of the past 100 years with the London Sinfonietta
Kensington Symphony Orchestra
7:30 pm
Thu 23 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 23 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Brahms’ magnificent Piano Concerto No.2 is paired with MacMillan’s Symphony No.4, a spiritual journey
Brahms’ magnificent Piano Concerto No.2 is paired with MacMillan’s Symphony No.4, a spiritual...
Tony Njoku

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 24 Jan 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 24 Jan 2020
gigs
electronic
Dubbed 'one to watch' by The Guardian, the producer and songwriter creates delicate, danceable music
Dubbed 'one to watch' by The Guardian, the producer and songwriter creates delicate,...
Hagen Quartet

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Multi-buy discount

7:30 pm
Sat 25 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 25 Jan 2020
classical music
‘One of the finest quartets of our time’ (Washington Post)
‘One of the finest quartets of our time’ (Washington Post)
Lisa Beznosiuk, flute

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7:00 pm
Tue 28 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Tue 28 Jan 2020
classical music
The composer’s major-key masterpieces save the day with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
The composer’s major-key masterpieces save the day with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Denis Kozhukhin, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 29 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 29 Jan 2020
classical music
A fantastical sonata, amusing impromptus and a moody waltz reflect ‘spellbinding’ artistry
A fantastical sonata, amusing impromptus and a moody waltz reflect ‘spellbinding’ artistry

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 31 Jan 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 31 Jan 2020
gigs
Wonky jazz hip-pop with a punk edge – Bunny Hoova’s moreish music is hard to define
Wonky jazz hip-pop with a punk edge – Bunny Hoova’s moreish music is hard to define
The Big Blind
7:30 pm
Fri 31 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 31 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Guy Barker and Kurt Elling's jazz audio drama
The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Guy Barker and Kurt Elling's jazz audio...
 And So I Watch You from Afar, Rock band
7:30 pm
Sat 01 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 01 Feb 2020
gigs
rock & alternative
Jettison is the genre-twisting rockers' most ambitious project to date
Jettison is the genre-twisting rockers' most ambitious project to date
Orchestra on stage at Royal Festival Hall
3:00 pm
Sun 02 Feb 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 02 Feb 2020
classical music
Crouch End Festival Chorus sings you through ambitious music of the changing 20th century
Crouch End Festival Chorus sings you through ambitious music of the changing 20th century
Corinthian Orchestra Fantastique!
8:00 pm
Mon 03 Feb 2020
8:00 pm | Mon 03 Feb 2020
classical music
Bewitching images abound in the Corinthian Orchestra’s performance of Berlioz’s dreamlike symphony
Bewitching images abound in the Corinthian Orchestra’s performance of Berlioz’s dreamlike...
Marian Keyes, writer
7:30 pm
Wed 05 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 05 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
One of the most successful Irish novelists of all time introduces her much anticipated new novel
One of the most successful Irish novelists of all time introduces her much anticipated new novel

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 07 Feb 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 07 Feb 2020
gigs
jazz & blues
'The root of it all is jazz' says the south London vocalist whose music comes from the heart
'The root of it all is jazz' says the south London vocalist whose music comes from the...
Cowpuncher My Ass on stage
Various times
7 Feb 2020 - 8 Feb 2020
Various times | 7 Feb 2020 - 8 Feb 2020
gigs
performance & dance
A genre-defying story of heroes and heroines, obsession and cowboys by choreographer Holly Blakey
A genre-defying story of heroes and heroines, obsession and cowboys by choreographer Holly Blakey
Roman Rabinovich, pianist

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Multi-buy discount

7:30 pm
Tue 11 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 11 Feb 2020
classical music
This musical homage to Pablo Picasso takes in Spain, Russian ballet and the world of a clown
This musical homage to Pablo Picasso takes in Spain, Russian ballet and the world of a clown
Sonic Cradle at Southbank Centre
Various times
Wed 12 Feb 2020
Various times | Wed 12 Feb 2020
family & young people
under 5s
Night time sounds, music from India and dancing visuals create a tranquil and immersive musical experience
Night time sounds, music from India and dancing visuals create a tranquil and immersive musical...

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