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Installation view of Richard Wilson's 20:50 (1987) at Space Shifters, Hayward Gallery 2018. Photo: Mark Blower
Various times
until 6 Jan 2019
Various times | until 6 Jan 2019
Art
Talks & Topics
Now until 6 JAN 2019: a major group exhibition bringing together sculptures and installations that explore perception and space
Now until 6 JAN 2019: a major group exhibition bringing together sculptures and installations that...
A lady looking over books at National Poetry Library Open Day

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Sun 21 Oct 2018
12:00 pm | Sun 21 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Set off on a journey into the heart of modern poetry at our open day on the theme of odysseys
Set off on a journey into the heart of modern poetry at our open day on the theme of odysseys

Free

Free

Various times
until 21 Oct 2018
Various times | until 21 Oct 2018
Art
Get to grips with warp and weft and learn about a resourceful character from The Odyssey
Get to grips with warp and weft and learn about a resourceful character from The Odyssey
An Introduction to The Odyssey

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2:00 pm
Sun 21 Oct 2018
2:00 pm | Sun 21 Oct 2018
Literature
Who is Odysseus, anyway? Find out from our panel, chaired by cult classicist Mary Beard
Who is Odysseus, anyway? Find out from our panel, chaired by cult classicist Mary Beard

Free

Free

Various times
until 21 Oct 2018
Various times | until 21 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Come on a journey with Wendy Shearer in an interactive live storytelling performance
Come on a journey with Wendy Shearer in an interactive live storytelling performance

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4:00 pm
Sun 21 Oct 2018
4:00 pm | Sun 21 Oct 2018
Literature
Hear the ultimate oral poem, The Odyssey, read aloud at an event inspired by Emily Wilson's new translation
Hear the ultimate oral poem, The Odyssey, read aloud at an event inspired by Emily Wilson's new...
6:30 pm
Sun 21 Oct 2018
6:30 pm | Sun 21 Oct 2018
Performance & Dance
Theatre
The writer, musician and singer tells the story of her life through narrative, music, song and dance
The writer, musician and singer tells the story of her life through narrative, music, song and dance
Sold out
Poetic Odysseys, photograph by Harpreet Kalsi

Free

Free

8:00 pm
Sun 21 Oct 2018
8:00 pm | Sun 21 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Poets A.K. Blakemore, Greta Bellamacina and Keith Jarrett present new work on the theme of odysseys
Poets A.K. Blakemore, Greta Bellamacina and Keith Jarrett present new work on the theme of odysseys
Child in audience

Free

Free

Various times
22 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Various times | 22 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Wake up your body, mind and mouths with a wordy warm-up led by performer and writer Maria Ferguson
Wake up your body, mind and mouths with a wordy warm-up led by performer and writer Maria Ferguson
Various times
until 15 Jul 2019
Various times | until 15 Jul 2019
Shake, rattle and gong with your little ones
Shake, rattle and gong with your little ones
Dead Reckoning, miniature boats on the floor

Free

Free

11:00 am
Mon 22 Oct 2018
11:00 am | Mon 22 Oct 2018
Art
Commemorate the people behind migration statistics by helping to sew an ambitious temporary artwork
Commemorate the people behind migration statistics by helping to sew an ambitious temporary artwork
The Bolds with Julian Clary & David Roberts
2:00 pm
Mon 22 Oct 2018
2:00 pm | Mon 22 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Join writer Julian Clary and illustrator David Roberts with another hilarious tale from The Bolds
Join writer Julian Clary and illustrator David Roberts with another hilarious tale from The Bolds

Free

Free

Various times
22 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Various times | 22 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Unwind with a story at London Literature Festival
Unwind with a story at London Literature Festival
Harlem house

Free

Free

6:30 pm
Mon 22 Oct 2018
6:30 pm | Mon 22 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Discover the lyrical poetry that emerged from the African American art scene in 1920s New York
Discover the lyrical poetry that emerged from the African American art scene in 1920s New York
André Aciman: Enigma Variations
7:30 pm
Mon 22 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 22 Oct 2018
Literature
Uncover the intrigues of the heart at a reading of the new novel by author André Aciman
Uncover the intrigues of the heart at a reading of the new novel by author André Aciman
THE GIANT STORYTELLING BED at Imagine Children's Festival Credit Victor Frankowski 2016
Various times
until 25 Oct 2018
Various times | until 25 Oct 2018
Enjoy a fun session with your little ones led by storytellers as part of London Literature Festival
Enjoy a fun session with your little ones led by storytellers as part of London Literature Festival
Sold out
Various times
until 27 Jul 2019
Various times | until 27 Jul 2019
Bring your family and friends to play our Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra
Bring your family and friends to play our Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra
Nadia Shireen, author and illustrator
2:00 pm
Tue 23 Oct 2018
2:00 pm | Tue 23 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Bring the kids and draw up a storm with the bestselling author and illustrator of children's books
Bring the kids and draw up a storm with the bestselling author and illustrator of children's...

Free

Free

Various times
Tue 23 Oct 2018
Various times | Tue 23 Oct 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Sail off into the blue with storytellers and musicians who riff on the power of the sea
Sail off into the blue with storytellers and musicians who riff on the power of the sea
Readings of Chinua Achebe
7:00 pm
Tue 23 Oct 2018
7:00 pm | Tue 23 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Reflect on powerful women writers of colour and the presses that publish them at a panel discussion
Reflect on powerful women writers of colour and the presses that publish them at a panel discussion
And the Air Sang: 20 Years of Foyle Young Poets
7:00 pm
Tue 23 Oct 2018
7:00 pm | Tue 23 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Join us for a readings by a gathering of ten Foyle Award-winning poets from across the decades
Join us for a readings by a gathering of ten Foyle Award-winning poets from across the decades
Julian Knox
7:30 pm
Tue 23 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 23 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Poet julianknxx asks big questions about love, masculinity and social justice, with added live music
Poet julianknxx asks big questions about love, masculinity and social justice, with added live music
Salman Rushdie: From Midnight's Children to Trump's America

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7:30 pm
Tue 23 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 23 Oct 2018
Literature
The celebrated author of compulsive, daring and enduring fiction on his life in writing
The celebrated author of compulsive, daring and enduring fiction on his life in writing
Various times
23 Oct 2018 - 24 Oct 2018
Various times | 23 Oct 2018 - 24 Oct 2018
Performance & Dance
Theatre
Catch the UK premiere of Isabella Rossellini’s new one-woman (and one dog) show
Catch the UK premiere of Isabella Rossellini’s new one-woman (and one dog) show

Free

Free

11:00 am
Wed 24 Oct 2018
11:00 am | Wed 24 Oct 2018
Art
Literature
Cast a long shadow with puppets inspired by the gods and monsters in The Odyssey
Cast a long shadow with puppets inspired by the gods and monsters in The Odyssey
Laura Dockrill, poet, illustrator, and writer
2:00 pm
Wed 24 Oct 2018
2:00 pm | Wed 24 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Turn that frown upside with the children’s author whose new book helps little ones cope with anger
Turn that frown upside with the children’s author whose new book helps little ones cope with anger
Group of people playing Gamelan
Various times
until 27 Jul 2019
Various times | until 27 Jul 2019
Get an introduction to the Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra
Get an introduction to the Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra

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7:30 pm
Wed 24 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 24 Oct 2018
Classical music
Choral
Joseph Canteloube took the old songs of rural France and uncovered their tender soul
Joseph Canteloube took the old songs of rural France and uncovered their tender soul
Voices From Prisons: Aaaaargh!!, Bolton Probation Office, Mixed Media
7:30 pm
Wed 24 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 24 Oct 2018
Literature
Talks & Topics
Hear performances of written and recorded works produced in the criminal justice system
Hear performances of written and recorded works produced in the criminal justice system
Nujoom Alghanem, Emirati poet

Free

Free

8:00 pm
Wed 24 Oct 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 24 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Much-lauded Emirati poets Nujoom Alghanem, Ali Al Shaali & Maryam Mahyoh read their work
Much-lauded Emirati poets Nujoom Alghanem, Ali Al Shaali & Maryam Mahyoh read their work

Free

Free

Various times
25 Oct 2018 - 24 Dec 2018
Various times | 25 Oct 2018 - 24 Dec 2018
Art
25 OCT – 24 DEC 2018: A free HENI Project Space exhibition showcasing Emmanuelle Lainé's disorienting site-specific installation
25 OCT – 24 DEC 2018: A free HENI Project Space exhibition showcasing Emmanuelle Lainé's...
A Great Big Poetry Workshop, child writing poetry

Free

Free

11:00 am
Thu 25 Oct 2018
11:00 am | Thu 25 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Express yourself in metre and rhyme at a workshop led by an inspirational poet
Express yourself in metre and rhyme at a workshop led by an inspirational poet
Young audience member

Free

Free

2:00 pm
Thu 25 Oct 2018
2:00 pm | Thu 25 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Take your turn at the mic with some of the best children's poets in the game
Take your turn at the mic with some of the best children's poets in the game
Knights and Bikes, action adventure game
2:00 pm
Thu 25 Oct 2018
2:00 pm | Thu 25 Oct 2018
Literature
Gabrielle Kent, author of the Alfie Bloom series, introduces her new mystery novel for ages 8+
Gabrielle Kent, author of the Alfie Bloom series, introduces her new mystery novel for ages 8+
Somali Women Poets, audience at a talk
7:00 pm
Thu 25 Oct 2018
7:00 pm | Thu 25 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Hear emerging Somali poets and spoken-word artists from the Share Your Talent platform
Hear emerging Somali poets and spoken-word artists from the Share Your Talent platform
Baritone, James Newby standing in a line of people

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7:00 pm
Thu 25 Oct 2018
7:00 pm | Thu 25 Oct 2018
Classical music
Opera
An evening of pure Handelian fun.
An evening of pure Handelian fun.
Melvyn Bragg: A Life On Air
7:30 pm
Thu 25 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 25 Oct 2018
Literature
In his time: The broadcaster reflects on the enduring appeal of In Our Time
In his time: The broadcaster reflects on the enduring appeal of In Our Time
Brian Tyler, conductor
7:30 pm
Thu 25 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 25 Oct 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Brian Tyler conducts the Philharmonia in some of his most famous Hollywood scores
Brian Tyler conducts the Philharmonia in some of his most famous Hollywood scores
Breis, rap artist

Free

Free

11:00 am
Fri 26 Oct 2018
11:00 am | Fri 26 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Spit rhymes in a group to create an original rap in an introductory workshop
Spit rhymes in a group to create an original rap in an introductory workshop
Friday Lunch: Bellatrix, musician

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 26 Oct 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 26 Oct 2018
Gigs
Urban
Hear the future of pop at a stripped-back show from Bellatrix
Hear the future of pop at a stripped-back show from Bellatrix
Liz Pichon, British illustrator
2:00 pm
Fri 26 Oct 2018
2:00 pm | Fri 26 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Superb stories, oodles of doodles and masses of monsters from the author of the Tom Gates books
Superb stories, oodles of doodles and masses of monsters from the author of the Tom Gates books

Free

Free

2:30 pm
Fri 26 Oct 2018
2:30 pm | Fri 26 Oct 2018
Literature
Strike a new note on your vocal cords at this introductory workshop
Strike a new note on your vocal cords at this introductory workshop
Jolade Olusanya

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 26 Oct 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 26 Oct 2018
Literature
Poetry
Poets and performers from the London-based art collective set their imaginations free
Poets and performers from the London-based art collective set their imaginations free
Lemn Sissay presents Creative Future Literary Awards
6:45 pm
Fri 26 Oct 2018
6:45 pm | Fri 26 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Hear hidden stories from twelve prize-winning new writers at an event presented by Lemn Sissay
Hear hidden stories from twelve prize-winning new writers at an event presented by Lemn Sissay
Sold out
Olafur Eliasson: Experience
7:30 pm
Fri 26 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 26 Oct 2018
Art
The Danish-Icelandic artist opens a window onto his practice and asks how art can create change
The Danish-Icelandic artist opens a window onto his practice and asks how art can create change
Lorenzo Senni, musician
10:30 pm
Fri 26 Oct 2018
10:30 pm | Fri 26 Oct 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Alter your perceptions at a late-night art, modern trance and experimental electronics event
Alter your perceptions at a late-night art, modern trance and experimental electronics event
Families watching a performance

Free

Free

11:00 am
Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:00 am | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Explore tales of travel and migration, journeys and home with poetry, music and workshops
Explore tales of travel and migration, journeys and home with poetry, music and workshops
Southbank Sinfonia musicians
11:30 am
Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:30 am | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Join Southbank Sinfonia's intrepid musicians for a family concert
Join Southbank Sinfonia's intrepid musicians for a family concert
M A Bennett, author
11:45 am
Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:45 am | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Look for the answers in literature at a talk from three of the young adult fiction world’s most exciting authors
Look for the answers in literature at a talk from three of the young adult fiction world’s most...
Samantha Scheblin

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12:00 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
12:00 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Talks & Topics
Catch a glimpse of Latin America at a discussion between writers from Argentina, Mexico and Colombia
Catch a glimpse of Latin America at a discussion between writers from Argentina, Mexico and Colombia
Nikita Gill, author
1:15 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
1:15 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Imagine a world where princes and princesses can be free at a talk on retelling folk and fairy tales
Imagine a world where princes and princesses can be free at a talk on retelling folk and fairy tales
Melissa Harrison, novilist

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2:30 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
2:30 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Talks & Topics
This green and pleasant land? Look beneath England's surface with new novels from two writers
This green and pleasant land? Look beneath England's surface with new novels from two writers
Juno Dawson, author
3:00 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
3:00 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Get under the skin of believable and flawed characters and reflect on how far YA fiction can go
Get under the skin of believable and flawed characters and reflect on how far YA fiction can go
Love in America with Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli
4:15 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
4:15 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Uncover the reality of living and loving in America today from the collaborative authors
Uncover the reality of living and loving in America today from the collaborative authors
Anita Barton Williams, writer
5:30 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
5:30 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Poets Anita Barton-Williams and Eleanor Penny share their work in the finale to Young Adult Lit Day
Poets Anita Barton-Williams and Eleanor Penny share their work in the finale to Young Adult Lit Day
Various times
until 27 Oct 2018
Various times | until 27 Oct 2018
Get a glimpse behind the scenes and see our famous spaces up close on this tour
Get a glimpse behind the scenes and see our famous spaces up close on this tour

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7:30 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Classical music
Choral
Gioachino Rossini was a good Catholic, but he was also a showman
Gioachino Rossini was a good Catholic, but he was also a showman
Soraya Chemaly, author

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7:45 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
7:45 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Get angry at a discussion on the power of rage in the fight against misogyny
Get angry at a discussion on the power of rage in the fight against misogyny
Various times
until 28 Oct 2018
Various times | until 28 Oct 2018
Join us on a tour exploring decades of architectural innovation at Southbank Centre
Join us on a tour exploring decades of architectural innovation at Southbank Centre

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3:00 pm
Sun 28 Oct 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 28 Oct 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
The charismatic Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare conducts a pair of Romantic classics
The charismatic Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare conducts a pair of Romantic classics
Karl Sharro
3:00 pm
Sun 28 Oct 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 28 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Join us for a panel discussion on the place and power of satire in troubled times
Join us for a panel discussion on the place and power of satire in troubled times
28 Oct 2018
Enjoy the most British of treats in the Members Area
Enjoy the most British of treats in the Members Area
Sue Perkins
7:30 pm
Sun 28 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 28 Oct 2018
Literature
No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sue Perkins celebrates the publication of her travel memoir
No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sue Perkins celebrates the publication of her travel memoir
" Mohsin Hamid on Migration, Magic and Exit West"

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7:30 pm
Sun 28 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 28 Oct 2018
Literature
From Ancient Greece onward, why have stories of migration captivated our imaginations?
From Ancient Greece onward, why have stories of migration captivated our imaginations?
Christian Zacharias, Image credit - Constanza Zacharias
7:30 pm
Mon 29 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 29 Oct 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
The brilliant pianist and conductor shines a light on innovative works from Beethoven and Schoenberg
The brilliant pianist and conductor shines a light on innovative works from Beethoven and Schoenberg
Portrait of Sarah Gillespie
7:45 pm
Mon 29 Oct 2018
7:45 pm | Mon 29 Oct 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Learn why they call it the blues with the singer’s incisive lyrics and jazz-tinged tunes
Learn why they call it the blues with the singer’s incisive lyrics and jazz-tinged tunes

Free

Free

Various times
until 16 Jul 2019
Various times | until 16 Jul 2019
We invite Lambeth primary schools to free gamelan and poetry workshops
We invite Lambeth primary schools to free gamelan and poetry workshops
Image of The Royal Festival Hall Organ
Various times
until 13 Nov 2018
Various times | until 13 Nov 2018
Classical music
Talks & Topics
Get up close and personal with the Royal Festival Hall organ in a hands-on workshop for students
Get up close and personal with the Royal Festival Hall organ in a hands-on workshop for students

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7:30 pm
Tue 30 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 30 Oct 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Hear Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No.1 and Rachmaninov’s symphonic masterpiece
Hear Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No.1 and Rachmaninov’s symphonic masterpiece
Iglooghost
7:45 pm
Tue 30 Oct 2018
7:45 pm | Tue 30 Oct 2018
Gigs
Electronic
The world according to Iglooghost: the electronic producer continues his story with two new EPs
The world according to Iglooghost: the electronic producer continues his story with two new EPs
Southbank Centre Archive Visitors and Objects

Free

Free

11:00 am
Wed 31 Oct 2018
11:00 am | Wed 31 Oct 2018
Drop in and lend a hand with the organisation of Southbank Centre’s collections
Drop in and lend a hand with the organisation of Southbank Centre’s collections
Inon Barnatan 2014- Pianist.Photo: Marco Borggreve

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7:30 pm
Wed 31 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 31 Oct 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The New York Times describes Inon Barnatan as ‘one of the most admired pianists of his generation’
The New York Times describes Inon Barnatan as ‘one of the most admired pianists of his...
Slow Moving Clouds, musical band
7:45 pm
Wed 31 Oct 2018
7:45 pm | Wed 31 Oct 2018
Gigs
Electronic
On their debut album, this atmospheric band combine Irish and Nordic folk influences
On their debut album, this atmospheric band combine Irish and Nordic folk influences
Various times
31 Oct 2018 - 16 Feb 2019
Various times | 31 Oct 2018 - 16 Feb 2019
Performance & Dance
Comedy
The man behind hit show Modern Life is Goodish is back on the road with a brand new live show
The man behind hit show Modern Life is Goodish is back on the road with a brand new live show

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Thu 01 Nov 2018
6:00 pm | Thu 01 Nov 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The string septet arrangement of Strauss’ poignant Metamorphosen is paired with Boccherini’s quintet
The string septet arrangement of Strauss’ poignant Metamorphosen is paired with Boccherini’s...
Various times
1 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
Various times | 1 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
Join us on a tour exploring decades of architectural innovation at Southbank Centre
Join us on a tour exploring decades of architectural innovation at Southbank Centre
Richard Wilson, 20:50, Space Shifters, Hayward Gallery, 2018. Photo: Mark Blower
7:00 pm
Thu 01 Nov 2018
7:00 pm | Thu 01 Nov 2018
Art
Talks & Topics
Hear artists from our Space Shifters exhibition discuss how contemporary art relates to architecture
Hear artists from our Space Shifters exhibition discuss how contemporary art relates to architecture
Ed Gardner OBE..Photographed at the ENO, London 5 September 2012..Joint commission: ENO, Askonas Holt and Chandos..Benjamin Ealovega Photography.benjaminealovega.com..

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7:30 pm
Thu 01 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Meet the composer-as-hero Richard Strauss, and hear Leif Ove Andsnes in Brahms’ First Piano Concert
Meet the composer-as-hero Richard Strauss, and hear Leif Ove Andsnes in Brahms’ First Piano...
7:30 pm
Thu 01 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 01 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Nearly 100 years after its release, an early pacifist film is brought to life with a score by Olga Neuwirth
Nearly 100 years after its release, an early pacifist film is brought to life with a score by Olga...
Green Rock River Band

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 02 Nov 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 02 Nov 2018
Wander the British wasteland with original folk music evoking the suburban wilderness
Wander the British wasteland with original folk music evoking the suburban wilderness
7:30 pm
Fri 02 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 02 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Step back in time with a costumed, candlelit performance by the Mozart Festival Orchestra
Step back in time with a costumed, candlelit performance by the Mozart Festival Orchestra
Trevor Horn
7:30 pm
Fri 02 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 02 Nov 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Relive the decade of excess at a show from the producer of the greatest anthems of the 1980s
Relive the decade of excess at a show from the producer of the greatest anthems of the 1980s
U Rajesh, mMandolin player
7:45 pm
Fri 02 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Fri 02 Nov 2018
Classical music
Hear the master of Carnatic mandolin accompanied by special guests on percussion
Hear the master of Carnatic mandolin accompanied by special guests on percussion
Studio of Fred Eversley. © the artist. Photo: Maria Larsson
9:30 am
Sat 03 Nov 2018
9:30 am | Sat 03 Nov 2018
Art
Get the most out of the exhibition with a half-day of in-depth exploration
Get the most out of the exhibition with a half-day of in-depth exploration
Korea traditional opera performance

Free

Free

4:30 pm
Sat 03 Nov 2018
4:30 pm | Sat 03 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Discover the joys of Korea's traditional opera with pansori enthusiast, record producer Joe Boyd
Discover the joys of Korea's traditional opera with pansori enthusiast, record producer Joe...
Ahn Sook-Sun, pansori singer
6:00 pm
Sat 03 Nov 2018
6:00 pm | Sat 03 Nov 2018
Gigs
Talks & Topics
Uncover the power of pansori, Korea's narrative song tradition, through a legend of the genre
Uncover the power of pansori, Korea's narrative song tradition, through a legend of the genre

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7:00 pm
Sat 03 Nov 2018
7:00 pm | Sat 03 Nov 2018
Classical music
Choral
Stravinsky joins forces with WH Auden to create a very modern morality tale
Stravinsky joins forces with WH Auden to create a very modern morality tale
London Contemporary Voices with special guests
7:30 pm
Sat 03 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 03 Nov 2018
Gigs
Electronic
The pioneering choir puts its spin on popular hits, with Orlando Weeks (the Maccabees)
The pioneering choir puts its spin on popular hits, with Orlando Weeks (the Maccabees)
Lahav Shahani.Conductor-pianist.Photo: Marco Borggreve

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3:00 pm
Sun 04 Nov 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 04 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Experience two undisputed masterpieces in the hands of one of today’s most exciting young conductors
Experience two undisputed masterpieces in the hands of one of today’s most exciting young...
English Schools' Orchestra Gala Orchestra, young musicians playing
3:00 pm
Sun 04 Nov 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 04 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Hear young stars of the scene play classical music favourites in a chamber concert
Hear young stars of the scene play classical music favourites in a chamber concert
Various times
until 1 Jul 2019
Various times | until 1 Jul 2019
Join this relaxing music workshop aimed at parents, carers and babies
Join this relaxing music workshop aimed at parents, carers and babies
Visitor looking over Richard Wilson: 20:50, (1987) at Space Shifters at the Hayward Gallery
7:00 pm
5 Nov 2018 - 10 Dec 2018
7:00 pm | 5 Nov 2018 - 10 Dec 2018
Art
Literature
Find poetic inspiration at our exhibition in this six-week poetry writing course
Find poetic inspiration at our exhibition in this six-week poetry writing course
7:30 pm
Tue 06 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 06 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
An evening of Nordic music in aid of charity The Passage
An evening of Nordic music in aid of charity The Passage
7:30 pm
Tue 06 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 06 Nov 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Hear the glorious sleaze sounds of this South London DIY duo
Hear the glorious sleaze sounds of this South London DIY duo
8:00 pm
Tue 06 Nov 2018
8:00 pm | Tue 06 Nov 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Hear the acclaimed Nashville-based singer-songwriter perform his latest album
Hear the acclaimed Nashville-based singer-songwriter perform his latest album
Josiah McElheny, Interactions of the Abstract Body at White Cube, London 2012

Free

Free

Various times
until 7 Nov 2018
Various times | until 7 Nov 2018
Art
Enjoy our major new exhibition Space Shifters away from the crowds at a Members’ private view
Enjoy our major new exhibition Space Shifters away from the crowds at a Members’ private view
Borodin Quartet and LPO/Jurowski perform works by Czech composers of the 20th century

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7:30 pm
Wed 07 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 07 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Encounter music to stir body and soul
Encounter music to stir body and soul
No Enemies, artwork by Hijklm Nopqrst Co

Free

Free

8:00 pm
Wed 07 Nov 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 07 Nov 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Uncover the poetic work of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo and his widow Liu Xia
Uncover the poetic work of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo and his widow Liu Xia
7:30 pm
Thu 08 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 08 Nov 2018
Classical music
Choral
The Bach Choir joins forces with The Royal British Legion in tribute to the memory of WWI victims
The Bach Choir joins forces with The Royal British Legion in tribute to the memory of WWI victims
7:30 pm
Thu 08 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 08 Nov 2018
Performance & Dance
Contemporary Dance
Join a pop brainwashing experiment that will blow your mind
Join a pop brainwashing experiment that will blow your mind
Various times
8 Nov 2018 - 11 Nov 2018
Various times | 8 Nov 2018 - 11 Nov 2018
Performance & Dance
Theatre
This is a dance show about flab, double chins and getting your kit off in public
This is a dance show about flab, double chins and getting your kit off in public

Free

Free

Various times
9 Nov 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
Various times | 9 Nov 2018 - 27 Dec 2018
Eat, drink and be merry beside the River Thames at our enchanting Winter Market
Eat, drink and be merry beside the River Thames at our enchanting Winter Market
Friday Lunch: Gwenifer Raymond, musician

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 09 Nov 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 09 Nov 2018
Gigs
Hear a moody take on American primitive from the Welsh multi-instrumentalist
Hear a moody take on American primitive from the Welsh multi-instrumentalist
Crumb, Brooklyn-based band

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 09 Nov 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 09 Nov 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Hear the singular sounds of this psych-pop quartet serving up intimate, jazz-tinged tunes
Hear the singular sounds of this psych-pop quartet serving up intimate, jazz-tinged tunes
Frank Sinatra at a Capitol Records recording session, 1954
7:30 pm
Fri 09 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 09 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
An evening of music, song and dance celebrating the great Frank Sinatra
An evening of music, song and dance celebrating the great Frank Sinatra
Various times
Fri 09 Nov 2018
Various times | Fri 09 Nov 2018
Performance & Dance
Comedy
Laugh like a woman with smart, brazen and straight-talking US comic Iliza
Laugh like a woman with smart, brazen and straight-talking US comic Iliza
Various times
10 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
Various times | 10 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
Get a glimpse behind the scenes and see our famous spaces up close on this tour
Get a glimpse behind the scenes and see our famous spaces up close on this tour
Joan Osborne, singer-songwriter
7:30 pm
Sat 10 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 10 Nov 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
One of us was a defining song of the 1990s, but there’s much more to its Grammy-nominated singer
One of us was a defining song of the 1990s, but there’s much more to its Grammy-nominated singer

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7:30 pm
Sat 10 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 10 Nov 2018
Classical music
Choral
One hundred years after WW1’s guns fell silent, hear four composers’ surveys of a world in turmoil
One hundred years after WW1’s guns fell silent, hear four composers’ surveys of a world in...
Gorecki's Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, silhouette of woman in red
12:00 pm
Sun 11 Nov 2018
12:00 pm | Sun 11 Nov 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Experience Henryk Górecki’s profoundly moving Symphony, performed by the London Sinfonietta
Experience Henryk Górecki’s profoundly moving Symphony, performed by the London Sinfonietta
Brahms: A German Requiem

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7:00 pm
Sun 11 Nov 2018
7:00 pm | Sun 11 Nov 2018
Classical music
Choral
Open your ears to a ‘Requiem for the masses’
Open your ears to a ‘Requiem for the masses’
Installation view of Jeppe Hein's 360° Illusion V, 2018 at Space Shifters, Hayward Gallery 2018
7:00 pm
Mon 12 Nov 2018
7:00 pm | Mon 12 Nov 2018
Art
Get closer to the ideas behind the intriguing artworks of Space Shifters in a four-week course
Get closer to the ideas behind the intriguing artworks of Space Shifters in a four-week course
Barbara Kingsolver headshot
7:30 pm
Mon 12 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 12 Nov 2018
Literature
Talks & Topics
The award-winning author and incisive cultural commentator discusses her much-anticipated new novel
The award-winning author and incisive cultural commentator discusses her much-anticipated new novel
IPS 2017/18

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7:30 pm
Tue 13 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 13 Nov 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Paul Lewis is renowned for his interpretations of the Classical repertoire
Paul Lewis is renowned for his interpretations of the Classical repertoire
Laura Gibson & Dan Mangan
7:30 pm
Tue 13 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 13 Nov 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Twice as nice: see two of Berlin label City Slang’s finest songwriters on their co-headline tour
Twice as nice: see two of Berlin label City Slang’s finest songwriters on their co-headline tour

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7:30 pm
Wed 14 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 14 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique began as a story of unrequited love
Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique began as a story of unrequited love
7:45 pm
Wed 14 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Wed 14 Nov 2018
Performance & Dance
Contemporary Dance
This performance uses dance to imagine a future where bodies have no purpose
This performance uses dance to imagine a future where bodies have no purpose

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Thu 15 Nov 2018
6:00 pm | Thu 15 Nov 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Discover the music of composer Franco Donatoni, a contemporary of Luciano Berio
Discover the music of composer Franco Donatoni, a contemporary of Luciano Berio
Es Devlin, stage designer
7:00 pm
Thu 15 Nov 2018
7:00 pm | Thu 15 Nov 2018
Art
Talks & Topics
Artist-designer Es Devlin OBE responds to Space Shifters
Artist-designer Es Devlin OBE responds to Space Shifters

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7:30 pm
Thu 15 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 15 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
John Wilson conducts the Philharmonia in a jazz-infused transatlantic journey
John Wilson conducts the Philharmonia in a jazz-infused transatlantic journey
Lee Child headshot
7:30 pm
Thu 15 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 15 Nov 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Hear from the two masters of suspense about the art of creating compelling characters
Hear from the two masters of suspense about the art of creating compelling characters
Toddlers at Jazz music workshop
Various times
16 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
Various times | 16 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
Introduce children aged 2 - 5 to the world of jazz in fun-packed workshops with musicians
Introduce children aged 2 - 5 to the world of jazz in fun-packed workshops with musicians
Sold out
Friday Lunch: Triversion, music trio

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 16 Nov 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 16 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Jazz meets funk meets rock in a lively set from organ-led trio Triversion
Jazz meets funk meets rock in a lively set from organ-led trio Triversion
Friday Tonic: Kinetika Bloco, performance in the Clore Ballroom

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 16 Nov 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 16 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Have a blast with brass, woodwind, drums, steel pans and dance at a spectacular youth group show
Have a blast with brass, woodwind, drums, steel pans and dance at a spectacular youth group show
7:30 pm
Fri 16 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 16 Nov 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Hear a stellar cast of voices in this spectacular curtain-raiser
Hear a stellar cast of voices in this spectacular curtain-raiser
Dave Douglas .September 27, 2017.www.johnabbottphoto.com.212-765-2342..
7:30 pm
Fri 16 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 16 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Get lifted in this jazz concert led by the fearless trumpeter and composer and friends
Get lifted in this jazz concert led by the fearless trumpeter and composer and friends
7:45 pm
Fri 16 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Fri 16 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Instantly recognisable, the music of Empirical returns to the EGF London Jazz Festival
Instantly recognisable, the music of Empirical returns to the EGF London Jazz Festival
11:00 am
Sat 17 Nov 2018
11:00 am | Sat 17 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Travel from the Caribbean to the UK in an interactive musical adventure for children
Travel from the Caribbean to the UK in an interactive musical adventure for children
BBC Radio 3's J to Z, performers on stage in the Clore Ballroom

Free

Free

2:00 pm
Sat 17 Nov 2018
2:00 pm | Sat 17 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
BBC Radio 3's newest jazz programme presents the best in jazz past, present and future
BBC Radio 3's newest jazz programme presents the best in jazz past, present and future
Kandace Springs
7:30 pm
Sat 17 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 17 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Groove to the refined soulful sounds of singer-songwriter Kandace Springs
Groove to the refined soulful sounds of singer-songwriter Kandace Springs
Judi Jackson, singer/songwriter
7:45 pm
Sat 17 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Sat 17 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Catch a glimpse of emerging jazz multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Judi Jackson
Catch a glimpse of emerging jazz multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Judi Jackson
8:00 pm
Sat 17 Nov 2018
8:00 pm | Sat 17 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Feel the melancholy of traditional Portuguese fado from an expert singer of the genre
Feel the melancholy of traditional Portuguese fado from an expert singer of the genre
Groove Baby Groove Under the Sea, illustration of submarine
10:30 am
Sun 18 Nov 2018
10:30 am | Sun 18 Nov 2018
Dive into a jazz- and funk-fuelled family adventure under the sea in an interactive children's show
Dive into a jazz- and funk-fuelled family adventure under the sea in an interactive children's...
A man with saxophone pushing a child in a buggy

Free

Free

2:00 pm
Sun 18 Nov 2018
2:00 pm | Sun 18 Nov 2018
Break musical boundaries at an improvisation workshop for those who identify as women
Break musical boundaries at an improvisation workshop for those who identify as women
Jazz musicians on stage

Free

Free

Various times
Sun 18 Nov 2018
Various times | Sun 18 Nov 2018
Take part in a collective musical improvisation that traces the story of jazz from its roots
Take part in a collective musical improvisation that traces the story of jazz from its roots
MAMA Africa's Tutu Puoane, vocalist

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Sun 18 Nov 2018
6:00 pm | Sun 18 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Celebrate the music of South African icon Miriam Makeba with The Academy Big Band and Tutu Puoane
Celebrate the music of South African icon Miriam Makeba with The Academy Big Band and Tutu Puoane
James Reese Europe Marches, brass instrument

Free

Free

6:45 pm
Sun 18 Nov 2018
6:45 pm | Sun 18 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Stand to attention as young brass players parade in homage to infantry unit the Harlem Hellfighters
Stand to attention as young brass players parade in homage to infantry unit the Harlem Hellfighters
7:30 pm
Sun 18 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 18 Nov 2018
Classical music
Jazz & Blues
Jazz it up in this concert featuring works by Bramwell Tovey and Shiva Feshareki
Jazz it up in this concert featuring works by Bramwell Tovey and Shiva Feshareki
Hugh Masekela
7:30 pm
Sun 18 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 18 Nov 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Join us for a celebration of the South African jazz visionary and defiant political voice
Join us for a celebration of the South African jazz visionary and defiant political voice
 Australian Art Orchestra performance
7:45 pm
Sun 18 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Sun 18 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Those who came back: Music inspired by survivors of World War One, 100 years on from Armistice Day
Those who came back: Music inspired by survivors of World War One, 100 years on from Armistice Day
Anna Flavin, image credit - J. Paul Getty Trust
7:00 pm
Mon 19 Nov 2018
7:00 pm | Mon 19 Nov 2018
Art
Talks & Topics
Explore the minimalist art of the Light and Space movement in this introductory talk
Explore the minimalist art of the Light and Space movement in this introductory talk
7:30 pm
Mon 19 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 19 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Van Morrison’s masterpiece gets a jazz and soul makeover
Van Morrison’s masterpiece gets a jazz and soul makeover
Near East Quartet + Kyungso Park
7:45 pm
Mon 19 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Mon 19 Nov 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Traditional Korean instruments and rhythms meet jazz sensibilities and Western grooves
Traditional Korean instruments and rhythms meet jazz sensibilities and Western grooves
Space Shifters Schools Takeover, young people in the Hayward Gallery

Free

Free

10:00 am
Tue 20 Nov 2018
10:00 am | Tue 20 Nov 2018
Art
Talks & Topics
A day of peer-led workshops and tours exploring Space Shifters, for students in Years 5 and 6
A day of peer-led workshops and tours exploring Space Shifters, for students in Years 5 and 6

Free

Free

1:30 pm
Tue 20 Nov 2018
1:30 pm | Tue 20 Nov 2018
Performance & Dance
Boogie-woogie the afternoon away at this month's jazz-themed fabulous and free social dance
Boogie-woogie the afternoon away at this month's jazz-themed fabulous and free social dance
EFG London Jazz Festival in assoc with K-Music Festival present: Youn Sun Nah
7:30 pm
Tue 20 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 20 Nov 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Hear one of Korea’s great voices play a rare London concert
Hear one of Korea’s great voices play a rare London concert
Stanley Clarke Band
7:30 pm
Tue 20 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 20 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Jazz fusion pioneers unite, as Stanley Clarke and The Headhunters play an evening of space funk
Jazz fusion pioneers unite, as Stanley Clarke and The Headhunters play an evening of space funk
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7:45 pm
Tue 20 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Tue 20 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Flautist and composer Eddie Parker and his ensemble take cues from Debussy in a new show
Flautist and composer Eddie Parker and his ensemble take cues from Debussy in a new show

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7:30 pm
Wed 21 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 21 Nov 2018
Classical music
Choral
An evening of opera at its most intoxicating
An evening of opera at its most intoxicating
 Komeda's Incarnations, performance
7:30 pm
Wed 21 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 21 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Uncover the life, music and legacy of the Polish composer who soundtracked Polanski and Wajda
Uncover the life, music and legacy of the Polish composer who soundtracked Polanski and Wajda
Remo Anzovino, Italian musician and composer
7:45 pm
Wed 21 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Wed 21 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Be there for the first-ever British concert of Italian composer and pianist Remo Anzovino
Be there for the first-ever British concert of Italian composer and pianist Remo Anzovino

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7:30 pm
Thu 22 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 22 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Principal Guest Conductor Jakub Hruša conducts music by two of his countrymen
Principal Guest Conductor Jakub Hruša conducts music by two of his countrymen
Bugge Wesseltoft. Magnus Öström. Dan Berglund
7:30 pm
Thu 22 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 22 Nov 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Witness three jazz masters come together in a live performance from their new trio, Rymden
Witness three jazz masters come together in a live performance from their new trio, Rymden
Stan Sulzmann's Neon Orchestra
7:45 pm
Thu 22 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Thu 22 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Wish happy birthday to a musical powerhouse who’s played on through five decades of jazz
Wish happy birthday to a musical powerhouse who’s played on through five decades of jazz
Kit Downes

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 23 Nov 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 23 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Enter a broad church of jazz with organ experimentations from the pianist and composer
Enter a broad church of jazz with organ experimentations from the pianist and composer
Friday Tonic: Mezcla

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 23 Nov 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 23 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Mix it up with music from the world-jazz fusion ensemble led by bass player David Bowden
Mix it up with music from the world-jazz fusion ensemble led by bass player David Bowden
Phronesis
7:30 pm
Fri 23 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 23 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Encounter fresh Scandi soundscapes with experimental jazz outfits Phronesis and Supersilent
Encounter fresh Scandi soundscapes with experimental jazz outfits Phronesis and Supersilent
Camilla George
7:45 pm
Fri 23 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Fri 23 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
On the up and up: see two of of the British jazz scene’s rising stars perform live
On the up and up: see two of of the British jazz scene’s rising stars perform live
Audience members

Free

Free

11:30 am
Sat 24 Nov 2018
11:30 am | Sat 24 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Join in with jazz: Find out how musicians and key figures from the sector are promoting inclusivity
Join in with jazz: Find out how musicians and key figures from the sector are promoting inclusivity
Being Well, performer singing on stage

Free

Free

12:45 pm
Sat 24 Nov 2018
12:45 pm | Sat 24 Nov 2018
Talks & Topics
Jazz & Blues
Look after yourself at a talk on the support tools and services available within the sector
Look after yourself at a talk on the support tools and services available within the sector
The Jazz Line, young musician playing the drums on stage

Free

Free

3:45 pm
Sat 24 Nov 2018
3:45 pm | Sat 24 Nov 2018
Talks & Topics
Prepare for the future of jazz at a talk on how to maintain the scene's vitality
Prepare for the future of jazz at a talk on how to maintain the scene's vitality
Way into the Way Out, hand illustration with handwritten text

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Sat 24 Nov 2018
6:00 pm | Sat 24 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Explore the experimental nature of jazz with musicians Kim Macari and Raymond MacDonald
Explore the experimental nature of jazz with musicians Kim Macari and Raymond MacDonald
Madeleine Peyroux, The Anthem Tour
7:30 pm
Sat 24 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 24 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Hear the soulful sound of this American jazz and blues singer-songwriter
Hear the soulful sound of this American jazz and blues singer-songwriter
Young Jazz musician on stage
7:30 pm
Sat 24 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 24 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Witness the thrilling conclusion of this year’s BBC Young Jazz Musician competition
Witness the thrilling conclusion of this year’s BBC Young Jazz Musician competition
Sarah Jane Morris, singer
7:45 pm
Sat 24 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Sat 24 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Hear the powerful and passionate singer interpret revered folk-jazz songwriter John Martyn
Hear the powerful and passionate singer interpret revered folk-jazz songwriter John Martyn
Next Generation Takes Over, young musicians on stage

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Sun 25 Nov 2018
12:00 pm | Sun 25 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Get a glimpse of tomorrow's stars at a show celebrating young musical talent
Get a glimpse of tomorrow's stars at a show celebrating young musical talent
7:30 pm
Sun 25 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 25 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
See Snarky Puppy’s keyboard virtuoso hit the stage in this new collaboration
See Snarky Puppy’s keyboard virtuoso hit the stage in this new collaboration
Nella Rojas, Venezuelan singer
7:45 pm
Sun 25 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Sun 25 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Hear the soulful, plaintive voice of the Venezuelan singer at her first London concert
Hear the soulful, plaintive voice of the Venezuelan singer at her first London concert
Melody Gardot, American Jazz musician
8:00 pm
Sun 25 Nov 2018
8:00 pm | Sun 25 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Prepare for an evening of glamour with the American singer-songwriter
Prepare for an evening of glamour with the American singer-songwriter
7:30 pm
Mon 26 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 26 Nov 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Hear the world premiere of a new work by Roxy Music legend Andy Mackay
Hear the world premiere of a new work by Roxy Music legend Andy Mackay
David Mcalmont. Photo: Richard Sandell
7:30 pm
Mon 26 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 26 Nov 2018
Literature
Talks & Topics
Party with Polari at the beloved LGBTQ+ literary salon’s 11th birthday, with David McAlmont
Party with Polari at the beloved LGBTQ+ literary salon’s 11th birthday, with David McAlmont
7:45 pm
Mon 26 Nov 2018
7:45 pm | Mon 26 Nov 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Trio Sōra play piano trios by Beethoven and Schubert
Trio Sōra play piano trios by Beethoven and Schubert

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7:30 pm
Wed 28 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 28 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Don’t miss one of the classical music premieres of the year
Don’t miss one of the classical music premieres of the year

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7:30 pm
Thu 29 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 29 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Tchaikovsky’s grandest symphony is the climax of an evening of Russian Romanticism
Tchaikovsky’s grandest symphony is the climax of an evening of Russian Romanticism
Tom Millar, musician

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 30 Nov 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 30 Nov 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Listen to snappy modern jazz from the pianist and composer and his quartet
Listen to snappy modern jazz from the pianist and composer and his quartet
6:00 pm
9 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
6:00 pm | 9 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of Southbank Centre in a guided Members’ tour
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of Southbank Centre in a guided Members’ tour

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7:30 pm
Fri 30 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 30 Nov 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
In Pictures at an Exhibition, Mussorgsky created a whole magical world
In Pictures at an Exhibition, Mussorgsky created a whole magical world
Hidden Orchestra, musical band
7:30 pm
Fri 30 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 30 Nov 2018
Gigs
Electronica, jazz and ambient music coalesce in the eclectic productions of Hidden Orchestra
Electronica, jazz and ambient music coalesce in the eclectic productions of Hidden Orchestra
Various times
1 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
Various times | 1 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
Get a glimpse behind the scenes and see our famous spaces up close on this tour
Get a glimpse behind the scenes and see our famous spaces up close on this tour
Rob Lowe, actor
7:30 pm
Sat 01 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 01 Dec 2018
Talks & Topics
Comedy
Peek behind the curtain of Hollywood, fame, fatherhood and marriage at Rob Lowe's one-man show
Peek behind the curtain of Hollywood, fame, fatherhood and marriage at Rob Lowe's one-man show
Julia Donaldson book art
11:00 am
Sun 02 Dec 2018
11:00 am | Sun 02 Dec 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Don’t miss the ultimate festive sing-along for families, with songs, stories, and live drawing
Don’t miss the ultimate festive sing-along for families, with songs, stories, and live drawing
Various times
2 Dec 2018 - 30 Dec 2018
Various times | 2 Dec 2018 - 30 Dec 2018
Join us on a tour exploring decades of architectural innovation at Southbank Centre
Join us on a tour exploring decades of architectural innovation at Southbank Centre
Mala
7:30 pm
Sun 02 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 02 Dec 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Lose yourself in a night of bass and dubstep from legendary producer Mala and The Outlook Orchestra
Lose yourself in a night of bass and dubstep from legendary producer Mala and The Outlook Orchestra
Federico Albanese, composer
7:45 pm
Sun 02 Dec 2018
7:45 pm | Sun 02 Dec 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Be swept away on waves of meditative sound by the Italian composer’s third album, By The Deep Sea
Be swept away on waves of meditative sound by the Italian composer’s third album, By The Deep Sea

Free

Free

Various times
3 Dec 2018 - 10 Dec 2018
Various times | 3 Dec 2018 - 10 Dec 2018
Literature
Poetry
Discuss the ten poetry books shortlisted for this year’s prestigious TS Eliot Prize
Discuss the ten poetry books shortlisted for this year’s prestigious TS Eliot Prize
Pipedreams

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7:00 pm
Mon 03 Dec 2018
7:00 pm | Mon 03 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Absorb the sounds of the 18th century
Absorb the sounds of the 18th century
Clara Rodriguez
7:45 pm
Mon 03 Dec 2018
7:45 pm | Mon 03 Dec 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Love, longing and friendship in an evening of classical music and literary readings
Love, longing and friendship in an evening of classical music and literary readings

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7:30 pm
Tue 04 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 04 Dec 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
In the first of two recitals, Mitsuko Uchida continues her exploration of Schubert’s Sonatas
In the first of two recitals, Mitsuko Uchida continues her exploration of Schubert’s Sonatas

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7:30 pm
Wed 05 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 05 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Hear music of mountainous grandeur, interspersed with a quiet poetry
Hear music of mountainous grandeur, interspersed with a quiet poetry
7:30 pm
Wed 05 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 05 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Wintry works written especially for the BBC Concert Orchestra
Wintry works written especially for the BBC Concert Orchestra
Valts Ernstreits, poet

Free

Free

8:00 pm
Wed 05 Dec 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 05 Dec 2018
Literature
Poetry
Consider how poetry can preserve language and culture at a reading and Q&A session
Consider how poetry can preserve language and culture at a reading and Q&A session

Free

Free

11:00 am
Thu 06 Dec 2018
11:00 am | Thu 06 Dec 2018
Classical music
Choral
Schools are invited to sing festive favourites with the accompaniment of our magnificent organ
Schools are invited to sing festive favourites with the accompaniment of our magnificent organ

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7:30 pm
Thu 06 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 06 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Principal Guest Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali presents three Strauss masterpieces
Principal Guest Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali presents three Strauss masterpieces
7:30 pm
Thu 06 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 06 Dec 2018
Jazz & Blues
Gigs
The worlds of jazz and classical Indian music collide in a new musical venture
The worlds of jazz and classical Indian music collide in a new musical venture
The Honey Colony
8:00 pm
Thu 06 Dec 2018
8:00 pm | Thu 06 Dec 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Witness the evolution of pop at a barrier-breaking concert experience from Lafawndah and friends
Witness the evolution of pop at a barrier-breaking concert experience from Lafawndah and friends

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Multi-buy discount

7:30 pm
Fri 07 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 07 Dec 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The second of this season’s recitals in Mitsuko Uchida’s Schubert Sonata survey
The second of this season’s recitals in Mitsuko Uchida’s Schubert Sonata survey
7:30 pm
Fri 07 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 07 Dec 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Lose yourself in the fabled folk singer-songwriter’s storytelling style
Lose yourself in the fabled folk singer-songwriter’s storytelling style
 Alicja Kwade, WeltenLinie, 2017, Space Shifters, Hayward Gallery. Photo: Mark Blower
7:30 pm
Fri 07 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 07 Dec 2018
Art
Classical music
Spend an evening experiencing our new exhibition with pop-up choral performances
Spend an evening experiencing our new exhibition with pop-up choral performances
Sapiens, three busts
7:45 pm
Fri 07 Dec 2018
7:45 pm | Fri 07 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Follow the links between musical composition and literature - and how each can inspire the other
Follow the links between musical composition and literature - and how each can inspire the other
12:00 pm
Sat 08 Dec 2018
12:00 pm | Sat 08 Dec 2018
Classical music
Discover the origins and stories of Christmas carols old and new
Discover the origins and stories of Christmas carols old and new

Multi-buy discount

Multi-buy discount

7:30 pm
Sat 08 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 08 Dec 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The Jerusalem Quartet have been welcomed at Southbank Centre now for over 15 years
The Jerusalem Quartet have been welcomed at Southbank Centre now for over 15 years

Multi-buy discount

Multi-buy discount

7:30 pm
Sat 08 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 08 Dec 2018
Classical music
Choral
A protest, a celebration, an outrageous postmodern prank...
A protest, a celebration, an outrageous postmodern prank...
7:45 pm
Sat 08 Dec 2018
7:45 pm | Sat 08 Dec 2018
Gigs
Jazz & Blues
Get in the festive spirit with a selection box of seasonal classics from the jazz-singing duo
Get in the festive spirit with a selection box of seasonal classics from the jazz-singing duo
NCO Under 13 Orchestra Winter Concert, boy playing trumpet in an orchestra
2:00 pm
Sun 09 Dec 2018
2:00 pm | Sun 09 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Celebrate NCO's 40th anniversary at a musical showcase performed by Under 13 Orchestra
Celebrate NCO's 40th anniversary at a musical showcase performed by Under 13 Orchestra

Multi-buy discount

Multi-buy discount

3:00 pm
Sun 09 Dec 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 09 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy returns to conduct Elgar’s heartfelt Enigma Variations, Mendelssohn and Mozart
Vladimir Ashkenazy returns to conduct Elgar’s heartfelt Enigma Variations, Mendelssohn and Mozart
Nicola Benedetti, violinist and Southbank Centre Board Member
7:00 pm
Sun 09 Dec 2018
7:00 pm | Sun 09 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti performs Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.2 with the NCO Main Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti performs Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.2 with the NCO Main Orchestra
Loscil, electonic/ambient musician
7:45 pm
Sun 09 Dec 2018
7:45 pm | Sun 09 Dec 2018
Gigs
Electronic
Float through the bleak beauty of Vancouver with experimental ambient music from Loscil
Float through the bleak beauty of Vancouver with experimental ambient music from Loscil
Roxane Gay headshot
7:30 pm
Mon 10 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 10 Dec 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
The critic and author takes the stage to discuss today's culture with her keen and humorous candour
The critic and author takes the stage to discuss today's culture with her keen and humorous...
Barbara Brownskirt, poet
7:30 pm
Mon 10 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 10 Dec 2018
Literature
Poetry
Have yourself a very merry Polari with a festive literary rampage featuring Barbara Brownskirt
Have yourself a very merry Polari with a festive literary rampage featuring Barbara Brownskirt

Free

Free

Various times
11 Dec 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
Various times | 11 Dec 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
Classical music
Choral
No silent nights at our festive season of free choir performances
No silent nights at our festive season of free choir performances
Various times
11 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
Various times | 11 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
Performance & Dance
Theatre
A chorus of children explore the ways the adult world defines theirs in this performance
A chorus of children explore the ways the adult world defines theirs in this performance
He Wu, Joseph Calleja and Beau Dermott
8:00 pm
Tue 11 Dec 2018
8:00 pm | Tue 11 Dec 2018
Bring on the cheer at a magical evening of seasonal music and song in support of The Prince’s Trust
Bring on the cheer at a magical evening of seasonal music and song in support of The Prince’s...
Turning of the Year, schoolchildren in a choir

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Wed 12 Dec 2018
6:00 pm | Wed 12 Dec 2018
Classical music
Choral
Hear the merry voices of Lewisham schoolchildren at a festive gathering of local choirs
Hear the merry voices of Lewisham schoolchildren at a festive gathering of local choirs
Illustration of Christmas scene
7:30 pm
Wed 12 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 12 Dec 2018
Classical music
Choral
Deck the halls at an evening of festive song from the John Lewis Partnership choirs
Deck the halls at an evening of festive song from the John Lewis Partnership choirs

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Thu 13 Dec 2018
6:00 pm | Thu 13 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
In this joint concert, listen to the musical collaborations of two accomplished youth orchestras
In this joint concert, listen to the musical collaborations of two accomplished youth orchestras
Various times
13 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Various times | 13 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Performance & Dance
Theatre
Watch this new spin on the classic fairy tale that will delight the whole family
Watch this new spin on the classic fairy tale that will delight the whole family
7:30 pm
Thu 13 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 13 Dec 2018
Classical music
Choral
Herald the Christmas season with a sublime selection of festive classics and carols
Herald the Christmas season with a sublime selection of festive classics and carols

Free

Free

Various times
13 Dec 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
Various times | 13 Dec 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Meet friends for a drink accompanied by free music from up-and-coming DJs
Meet friends for a drink accompanied by free music from up-and-coming DJs
Friday Lunch: Granny's Attic, folk group

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 14 Dec 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 14 Dec 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
This lively trio shake the mothballs out of traditional English folk
This lively trio shake the mothballs out of traditional English folk
Friday Tonic: The Balkanoes, music group

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 14 Dec 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 14 Dec 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Try a Balkan goulash of brass and soul with a pinch of klezmer
Try a Balkan goulash of brass and soul with a pinch of klezmer
7:30 pm
Fri 14 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 14 Dec 2018
Classical music
Festive songs to celebrate the season
Festive songs to celebrate the season
Photo of children and adults joining in a dance workshop together at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Sat 15 Dec 2018
12:00 pm | Sat 15 Dec 2018
Warm up with traditional and festive Caribbean music, stories and performances
Warm up with traditional and festive Caribbean music, stories and performances
Carnival at the Southbank Centre

Free

Free

Various times
Sat 15 Dec 2018
Various times | Sat 15 Dec 2018
Folk & World
Gigs
Party like they do on the islands at an afternoon of traditional festive Caribbean music
Party like they do on the islands at an afternoon of traditional festive Caribbean music
7:30 pm
Sat 15 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 15 Dec 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
John Wilson and his orchestra perform the music of Hollywood and Broadway musicals
John Wilson and his orchestra perform the music of Hollywood and Broadway musicals
Glittery Clittery, Fringe Wives Club cabaret

Free

Free

Various times
Sat 15 Dec 2018
Various times | Sat 15 Dec 2018
Performance & Dance
Cabaret
Feeling fierce, feminist and festive? Join us for song, dance and an explosion of sequins
Feeling fierce, feminist and festive? Join us for song, dance and an explosion of sequins

Free

Free

Various times
Sun 16 Dec 2018
Various times | Sun 16 Dec 2018
Gather together for a day of activities to celebrate the family we choose for ourselves
Gather together for a day of activities to celebrate the family we choose for ourselves
3:00 pm
Sun 16 Dec 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 16 Dec 2018
Classical music
Choral
An afternoon of magical music from your favourite festive films
An afternoon of magical music from your favourite festive films
7:30 pm
Sun 16 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 16 Dec 2018
Classical music
Choral
350 voices in monumental harmony with the Philharmonia Orchestra
350 voices in monumental harmony with the Philharmonia Orchestra

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Mon 17 Dec 2018
5:30 pm | Mon 17 Dec 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Getting home means something different in the winter chill
Getting home means something different in the winter chill
Maureen Lipman, actress, columnist, and comedian
Various times
17 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Various times | 17 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Performance & Dance
Comedy
Read her lips: an evening of rave, rollick and rant from the national treasure
Read her lips: an evening of rave, rollick and rant from the national treasure
Southbank Gamelan Players

Free

Free

5:00 pm
Tue 18 Dec 2018
5:00 pm | Tue 18 Dec 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Gongs, chimes and metallophones ring in the season at a gamelan performance
Gongs, chimes and metallophones ring in the season at a gamelan performance
Feelings of Home, Streetwise Opera on stage

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Wed 19 Dec 2018
5:30 pm | Wed 19 Dec 2018
Classical music
Gigs
Consider what home means to different people during winter at this performance
Consider what home means to different people during winter at this performance
Circus 1903
Various times
19 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
Various times | 19 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
Performance & Dance
Circus
Roll up, roll up for the daredevil entertainment and sensational animal puppetry of this circus
Roll up, roll up for the daredevil entertainment and sensational animal puppetry of this circus
Nest Collective Winter Festival, people at the Winter Festival

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Thu 20 Dec 2018
5:30 pm | Thu 20 Dec 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Take in the finest of folk and world music this Winter
Take in the finest of folk and world music this Winter
Group of people watching movie in theater. Girls laughing and watching comedy movie.

Free

Free

9:30 pm
Fri 21 Dec 2018
9:30 pm | Fri 21 Dec 2018
Performance & Dance
Cabaret
Need a bit of sparkle as the nights draw in?
Need a bit of sparkle as the nights draw in?
Performer and Children on stage

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Sat 22 Dec 2018
12:00 pm | Sat 22 Dec 2018
Show off your best fancy dress and learn dance moves to festive hits at this winter ball
Show off your best fancy dress and learn dance moves to festive hits at this winter ball
Mawaan Rizwan, actor, writer and comedian

Free

Free

9:30 pm
Sat 22 Dec 2018
9:30 pm | Sat 22 Dec 2018
Performance & Dance
Cabaret
The charmingly clownish comedian wishes you the happiest of holidays
The charmingly clownish comedian wishes you the happiest of holidays
Winter Knees Up, Woman knitting at Southbank Centre event

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Sun 23 Dec 2018
12:00 pm | Sun 23 Dec 2018
Join us for an inclusive day of music, storytelling and performances celebrating the generations
Join us for an inclusive day of music, storytelling and performances celebrating the generations

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Mon 24 Dec 2018
12:00 pm | Mon 24 Dec 2018
Performance & Dance
If you ain't got that swing, come and get it at our lindy hop workshop
If you ain't got that swing, come and get it at our lindy hop workshop
Five Go Jiving, pair dancing

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Mon 24 Dec 2018
1:00 pm | Mon 24 Dec 2018
Performance & Dance
Start your festive holiday in style with a dancing extravaganza from Five Go Jiving
Start your festive holiday in style with a dancing extravaganza from Five Go Jiving

Free

Free

3:00 pm
Wed 26 Dec 2018
3:00 pm | Wed 26 Dec 2018
Performance & Dance
Feel the rhythm at a ballroom workshop this Winter
Feel the rhythm at a ballroom workshop this Winter

Free

Free

4:00 pm
Wed 26 Dec 2018
4:00 pm | Wed 26 Dec 2018
Performance & Dance
Life's a ball at our social dance
Life's a ball at our social dance