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 Ian Shaw & Claire Martin
7:45 pm
Sun 08 Dec 2019
7:45 pm | Sun 08 Dec 2019
gigs
jazz & blues
Give humbug the heave-ho at a sparkling evening of seasonal classics from the jazz-singing duo
Give humbug the heave-ho at a sparkling evening of seasonal classics from the jazz-singing duo

Free

Free

Various times
Tue 10 Dec 2019
Various times | Tue 10 Dec 2019
film screenings
tours & activities
Join us for a screening of Solange Knowles’ film, an exploration of origin and spiritual expedition
Join us for a screening of Solange Knowles’ film, an exploration of origin and spiritual...
Fabrizio Paterlini, pianist
7:45 pm
Wed 11 Dec 2019
7:45 pm | Wed 11 Dec 2019
classical music
contemporary classical
Soft clouds of ambient sounds: the Italian pianist performs reliably soothing music
Soft clouds of ambient sounds: the Italian pianist performs reliably soothing music
A man looking at puppet horse in Black Beauty production
Various times
14 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
Various times | 14 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
relaxed performances
british sign language
A five-star children’s show retells the much-loved tale of a courageous horse
A five-star children’s show retells the much-loved tale of a courageous horse
Interior view of Queen Elizabeth Hall auditorium
Various times
18 Oct 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
Various times | 18 Oct 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
tours & activities
Decades of architectural innovation are revealed on a tour of Southbank Centre
Decades of architectural innovation are revealed on a tour of Southbank Centre
Bridget Riley, Rajasthan, 2012
1:00 pm
Sat 18 Jan 2020
1:00 pm | Sat 18 Jan 2020
art & exhibitions
talks & debates
Take part in a stimulating half-day event devoted to the work of celebrated British artist Bridget Riley
Take part in a stimulating half-day event devoted to the work of celebrated British artist Bridget...
Noriko Kawai, pianist

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7:45 pm
Sun 19 Jan 2020
7:45 pm | Sun 19 Jan 2020
classical music
classical music
Hear a revelatory work for piano by James Dillon, performed in London for the first time in 15 years
Hear a revelatory work for piano by James Dillon, performed in London for the first time in 15 years
The Pappy Show
Various times
20 Jan 2020 - 21 Jan 2020
Various times | 20 Jan 2020 - 21 Jan 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
A joyful, electric, occasionally raw but always tender dance that uncovers the many facets of maleness
A joyful, electric, occasionally raw but always tender dance that uncovers the many facets of...
Anima dance production
Various times
22 Jan 2020 - 23 Jan 2020
Various times | 22 Jan 2020 - 23 Jan 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Breathe in. Now, breathe out. The dance-circus company’s latest show takes us on an intimate journey
Breathe in. Now, breathe out. The dance-circus company’s latest show takes us on an intimate...
Wes Peden on stage
Various times
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
Various times | 24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Master of technical innovation and manipulation, juggler Wes Peden presents his new solo show
Master of technical innovation and manipulation, juggler Wes Peden presents his new solo show
Trinity Laban Gold Medal, dancer outside
7:00 pm
Mon 27 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Mon 27 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Witness seven outstanding young artists competing for Trinity Laban's 2020 Gold Medal
Witness seven outstanding young artists competing for Trinity Laban's 2020 Gold Medal
Luka Okros, pianist
7:45 pm
Tue 28 Jan 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 28 Jan 2020
classical music
Effervescent, sublime, impassioned: Russian chamber music at its best
Effervescent, sublime, impassioned: Russian chamber music at its best
Between the Stones at Southbank Centre
Various times
29 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2020
Various times | 29 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
An English version of Japanese classical theatre examines grief and the healing power of gardens
An English version of Japanese classical theatre examines grief and the healing power of gardens
Poet performing at Out-Spoken
7:45 pm
Thu 30 Jan 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 30 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Robin Robertson headlines London’s premier evening of poetry and live music, now at Southbank Centre
Robin Robertson headlines London’s premier evening of poetry and live music, now at Southbank...
Jack Quartet & Colin Currie

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7:45 pm
Sat 01 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Sat 01 Feb 2020
classical music
Hear an irresistible selection of recent and new works from two champions of modern music
Hear an irresistible selection of recent and new works from two champions of modern music
Dancers in Invisible Harmony
7:45 pm
Tue 04 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 04 Feb 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Bear witness to East Asian political resistance through poetry, spoken word and dance
Bear witness to East Asian political resistance through poetry, spoken word and dance
Ben Hayes & Hector Plimmer, producers
7:45 pm
Sat 08 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Sat 08 Feb 2020
gigs
electronic
Humans and machines come together to perform composed, improvised and real-time AI-generated music
Humans and machines come together to perform composed, improvised and real-time AI-generated music
Clara Rodriguez, pianist
7:45 pm
Sun 09 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Sun 09 Feb 2020
classical music
The spotlight’s on essential female composers and writers from Europe and Latin America
The spotlight’s on essential female composers and writers from Europe and Latin America
Musicians playing string instruments
7:45 pm
Mon 10 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Mon 10 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Scottish ensemble the Turadh Quartet joins forces with Latvian pianist Antonina Suhanova
Scottish ensemble the Turadh Quartet joins forces with Latvian pianist Antonina Suhanova
The set of The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Various times
12 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020
Various times | 12 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020
accessible events
relaxed performances
The caterpillar who munched its way into our hearts comes to life in a show featuring 75 colourful puppets
The caterpillar who munched its way into our hearts comes to life in a show featuring 75 colourful...
Eimear McBride, author
7:45 pm
Thu 13 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 13 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Fierce, honest, laced with desire and punctuated with black humour: it's the writer's third novel
Fierce, honest, laced with desire and punctuated with black humour: it's the writer's...
Various times
15 Feb 2020 - 18 Feb 2020
Various times | 15 Feb 2020 - 18 Feb 2020
family & young people
Family-friendly glamour and glitz abound in a classic tale of identity and belonging
Family-friendly glamour and glitz abound in a classic tale of identity and belonging
Kate Pankhurst, writer
3:15 pm
Mon 17 Feb 2020
3:15 pm | Mon 17 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Spark ideas on how to make an impact with illustrator, author and suffragette descendant Kate Pankhurst
Spark ideas on how to make an impact with illustrator, author and suffragette descendant Kate...
Robin Stevens, author
1:00 pm
Tue 18 Feb 2020
1:00 pm | Tue 18 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Create and solve a mystery of your very own with the author of the Murder Most Unladylike series
Create and solve a mystery of your very own with the author of the Murder Most Unladylike series
Stella being performed live on stage
Various times
19 Feb 2020 - 20 Feb 2020
Various times | 19 Feb 2020 - 20 Feb 2020
family & young people
performance & dance
What if it wasn’t an old man all the way up there in the moon, but a young woman?
What if it wasn’t an old man all the way up there in the moon, but a young woman?
The Mighty Kids
Various times
Fri 21 Feb 2020
Various times | Fri 21 Feb 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Calling kids aged 5 to 100: join our mighty gang for an electrifying interactive show
Calling kids aged 5 to 100: join our mighty gang for an electrifying interactive show
Cerrie Burnell, author
3:15 pm
Fri 21 Feb 2020
3:15 pm | Fri 21 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Children’s authors explain the wonderful things that can happen when you find yourself in the story
Children’s authors explain the wonderful things that can happen when you find yourself in the...
Maggie Aderin-Pocock, scientist
11:00 am
Sat 22 Feb 2020
11:00 am | Sat 22 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
Get set for the cosmic trip of a lifetime on this interactive tour
Get set for the cosmic trip of a lifetime on this interactive tour
Konnie Huq, presenter
3:00 pm
Sat 22 Feb 2020
3:00 pm | Sat 22 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Meet Cookie - funny, science-obsessed and ready to take on the world!
Meet Cookie - funny, science-obsessed and ready to take on the world!
Repeating Patterns at Imagine Children's Festival
3:00 pm
Sun 23 Feb 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 23 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Get into the rhythm with the London Sinfonietta at an interactive event for budding composers
Get into the rhythm with the London Sinfonietta at an interactive event for budding composers
I Could Go on Singing performance
Various times
24 Feb 2020 - 26 Feb 2020
Various times | 24 Feb 2020 - 26 Feb 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Stand hand-in-hand with performance artist FK Alexander as she sings along to Judy Garland in an intimate piece
Stand hand-in-hand with performance artist FK Alexander as she sings along to Judy Garland in an...
Poet performing at Out-Spoken
7:45 pm
Thu 27 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 27 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
See stars at February’s poetry and live music gathering, led by poet laureate Simon Armitage
See stars at February’s poetry and live music gathering, led by poet laureate Simon Armitage
Pet Deaths, band
7:45 pm
Fri 28 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Fri 28 Feb 2020
gigs
rock & alternative
Exquisite, melancholic, celestial folk from the London-based musical duo
Exquisite, melancholic, celestial folk from the London-based musical duo
The Lost Brothers, band
7:45 pm
Tue 03 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 03 Mar 2020
gigs
electronic
The folk duo known for their spellbinding vocal harmonies present new album After the Fire After the Rain
The folk duo known for their spellbinding vocal harmonies present new album After the Fire After the...
 Feinstein Ensemble
7:45 pm
Thu 05 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 05 Mar 2020
classical music
classical music
Admire chamber works by two self-made greats of the Baroque, performed by the Feinstein Ensemble
Admire chamber works by two self-made greats of the Baroque, performed by the Feinstein Ensemble
 Shahroo Izadi, author
1:45 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
1:45 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
talks & debates
If you're ready to make changes that last, you've come to the right place
If you're ready to make changes that last, you've come to the right place
People at a talk event
3:30 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
3:30 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
talks & debates
What does the real face of ‘intimate terrorism’ look like?
What does the real face of ‘intimate terrorism’ look like?
Union Jack Flags
9:00 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
9:00 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
talks & debates
What does it mean to be British today? Have identities shifted in the new Brexit Britain?
What does it mean to be British today? Have identities shifted in the new Brexit Britain?
Audience at a talk event
12:00 pm
Sat 07 Mar 2020
12:00 pm | Sat 07 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
talks & debates
Get answers to your fertility questions from Fertility Fest and a panel of experts
Get answers to your fertility questions from Fertility Fest and a panel of experts
Flo Perry
3:30 pm
Sat 07 Mar 2020
3:30 pm | Sat 07 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
talks & debates
A guide to loving your body and having a fun, guilt-free sex life without the patriarchal bullsh*t
A guide to loving your body and having a fun, guilt-free sex life without the patriarchal bullsh*t
Shazia Mirza, comedian
6:30 pm
Sat 07 Mar 2020
6:30 pm | Sat 07 Mar 2020
talks & debates
performance & dance
Strap in for a hilarious and uplifting joyride into the art of survival at the comedian’s latest show
Strap in for a hilarious and uplifting joyride into the art of survival at the comedian’s latest...
Emma Dabiri, author
8:30 pm
Sat 07 Mar 2020
8:30 pm | Sat 07 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Straightened. Stigmatised. 'Tamed'. Celebrated. Appropriated. Explore why black hair is never 'just hair'
Straightened. Stigmatised. 'Tamed'. Celebrated. Appropriated. Explore why black hair is...
Drawing on a (Grand) Mother's Experience at WOW
Various times
Sun 08 Mar 2020
Various times | Sun 08 Mar 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Legendary artist Bobby Baker revives her sell-out feminist performance exploring motherhood
Legendary artist Bobby Baker revives her sell-out feminist performance exploring motherhood
James Lisney, pianist
7:45 pm
Mon 09 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Mon 09 Mar 2020
classical music
Chamber masterworks by Beethoven and Messiaen carry a momentous emotional weight
Chamber masterworks by Beethoven and Messiaen carry a momentous emotional weight
Matt Forde, comedian
Various times
6 Oct 2019 - 22 May 2020
Various times | 6 Oct 2019 - 22 May 2020
performance & dance
comedy & cabaret
Broken pledges. Fake deadlines. And that’s just Britain’s leading political comedian
Broken pledges. Fake deadlines. And that’s just Britain’s leading political comedian
AA Williams, musician
7:45 pm
Thu 12 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 12 Mar 2020
gigs
electronic
An unearthly voice soars over delicate chords at a performance from the dark-folk singer-songwriter
An unearthly voice soars over delicate chords at a performance from the dark-folk singer-songwriter
A girl behind a phone screen
Various times
13 Mar 2020 - 14 Mar 2020
Various times | 13 Mar 2020 - 14 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Face up to a modern-day tragedy in a documentary opera about the death of two Russian teenagers
Face up to a modern-day tragedy in a documentary opera about the death of two Russian teenagers
HSKU 20140818 Esa-Pekka Salonen Helsingin musiikkitalolla. Kuva: Benjamin Suomela HS

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Thu 19 Mar 2020
6:00 pm | Thu 19 Mar 2020
classical music
Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Philharmonia's Principal Conductor, shares two compositions
Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Philharmonia's Principal Conductor, shares two compositions
Guppi Bola, writer and activist
8:00 pm
Thu 19 Mar 2020
8:00 pm | Thu 19 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
talks & debates
Find hope at a panel discussion with speakers who are fighting to protect the natural world around us
Find hope at a panel discussion with speakers who are fighting to protect the natural world around...
Daedelus, record producer
7:45 pm
Sat 21 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Sat 21 Mar 2020
gigs
folk & world
The LA-based sonic explorer and experimenter debuts his new live audiovisual show in London
The LA-based sonic explorer and experimenter debuts his new live audiovisual show in London
7:45 pm
Sun 22 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Sun 22 Mar 2020
classical music
Hear the latest ensemble of piano with strings to win the Parkhouse Award
Hear the latest ensemble of piano with strings to win the Parkhouse Award
Out-Spoken host poet Joelle Taylor
7:45 pm
Thu 26 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 26 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Scotland’s national poet Jackie Kay headlines an evening of great spoken word and music
Scotland’s national poet Jackie Kay headlines an evening of great spoken word and music
The Percussion Collective
7:45 pm
Sat 28 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Sat 28 Mar 2020
classical music
Set off on an ocean voyage at a performance of Garth Neustadter’s Seaborne
Set off on an ocean voyage at a performance of Garth Neustadter’s Seaborne
Gigi Masin, musician
7:45 pm
Sun 29 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Sun 29 Mar 2020
gigs
folk & world
New album Calypso is music of the gods, goddesses and heroes, capturing the beauty of an epic saga
New album Calypso is music of the gods, goddesses and heroes, capturing the beauty of an epic saga
Johny Pitts, writer
7:45 pm
Mon 30 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Mon 30 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
gigs
All aboard for an exhilarating whistle-stop tour of unseen Europe, using music, words, images and film
All aboard for an exhilarating whistle-stop tour of unseen Europe, using music, words, images and...
Ian Shaw, Iain Ballamy and Jamie Safir
7:45 pm
Fri 03 Apr 2020
7:45 pm | Fri 03 Apr 2020
gigs
jazz & blues
Listen out for three leading solo artists collaborating to share the best of popular songwriting
Listen out for three leading solo artists collaborating to share the best of popular songwriting
7:15 pm
Mon 06 Apr 2020
7:15 pm | Mon 06 Apr 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Climate and mental health specialists discuss how to deal with anxiety while staying informed
Climate and mental health specialists discuss how to deal with anxiety while staying informed
Dara McAnulty
7:00 pm
Thu 16 Apr 2020
7:00 pm | Thu 16 Apr 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
What does the future of the planet look like? Hear from leading young voices on the climate emergency
What does the future of the planet look like? Hear from leading young voices on the climate...
Poet with Out-Spoken awards
7:45 pm
Thu 30 Apr 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 30 Apr 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Make a wish at the eighth birthday party of London’s premier poetry and live music evening
Make a wish at the eighth birthday party of London’s premier poetry and live music evening
7:15 pm
Mon 04 May 2020
7:15 pm | Mon 04 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Sinister strings come to the fore in dark musical journeys by Glass, Herrmann and Schubert
Sinister strings come to the fore in dark musical journeys by Glass, Herrmann and Schubert
Graphic of a violin and amplifier
7:45 pm
Fri 15 May 2020
7:45 pm | Fri 15 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
What possibilities arise when different genres collide?
What possibilities arise when different genres collide?
James Lisney, pianist
7:45 pm
Tue 19 May 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 19 May 2020
classical music
classical music
One of Britain’s finest interpreters of Viennese repertoire presents late masterworks for piano
One of Britain’s finest interpreters of Viennese repertoire presents late masterworks for piano
Belle Chen, pianist
7:45 pm
Wed 20 May 2020
7:45 pm | Wed 20 May 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Unbound by tradition, the pianist pursues precious moments by mixing musical languages across genres
Unbound by tradition, the pianist pursues precious moments by mixing musical languages across genres
Peter O'Hagan, pianist
7:45 pm
Tue 09 Jun 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 09 Jun 2020
classical music
A leading interpreter of contemporary classical plays Stockhausen, Boulez and Messiaen
A leading interpreter of contemporary classical plays Stockhausen, Boulez and Messiaen
Young girl playing the violin
7:00 pm
Sun 28 Jun 2020
7:00 pm | Sun 28 Jun 2020
classical music
classical music
The Royal College of Music Junior Department presents outstanding young soloists and ensembles
The Royal College of Music Junior Department presents outstanding young soloists and ensembles
Julian Jacobson, composer
7:45 pm
Mon 29 Jun 2020
7:45 pm | Mon 29 Jun 2020
classical music
classical music
Chopin’s Romanticism meets Ligeti’s abstract modernism with pianist Julian Jacobson
Chopin’s Romanticism meets Ligeti’s abstract modernism with pianist Julian Jacobson
Daniel Wnukowski, pianist
7:45 pm
Tue 07 Jul 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 07 Jul 2020
classical music
classical music
Sample Brahms’ miniatures, HK Gruber’s dark humour and nostalgic Korngold
Sample Brahms’ miniatures, HK Gruber’s dark humour and nostalgic Korngold
Graphic of a clarinetist and a saxophone
7:45 pm
Wed 08 Jul 2020
7:45 pm | Wed 08 Jul 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The young musicians of London Sinfonietta Academy showcase their talents
The young musicians of London Sinfonietta Academy showcase their talents
The Portal at Southbank Centre
Various times
21 Jul 2020 - 26 Jul 2020
Various times | 21 Jul 2020 - 26 Jul 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Find yourself in an immersive theatrical experience that takes in 4,000 years of dance culture
Find yourself in an immersive theatrical experience that takes in 4,000 years of dance culture
Beverley Craven, singer-songwriter
7:45 pm
Sun 11 Oct 2020
7:45 pm | Sun 11 Oct 2020
gigs
rock & alternative
The singer-songwriter behind 1991 heartbreak ballad ‘Promise Me’ bares her soul and music onstage
The singer-songwriter behind 1991 heartbreak ballad ‘Promise Me’ bares her soul and music...

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