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Free

Free

Various times
until 1 Jul 2018
Various times | until 1 Jul 2018
Art
Explore this new display on brutalist architecture, for both children and adults
Explore this new display on brutalist architecture, for both children and adults
Various times
until 29 Jul 2018
Various times | until 29 Jul 2018
Art
Join our musical tour with pop sensation ABBA in a one-of-kind exhibition, narrated by Jarvis Cocker
Join our musical tour with pop sensation ABBA in a one-of-kind exhibition, narrated by Jarvis Cocker
1 Jun 2018 - 19 Aug 2018
Art
Lee Bul transforms Hayward Gallery into a spectacular dream-like landscape
Lee Bul transforms Hayward Gallery into a spectacular dream-like landscape
Dragon Babies - Gamelan for 3-5 year olds, Gamelan Room
Various times
until 16 Jul 2018
Various times | until 16 Jul 2018
Talks & Topics
Children & Young people
Shake, rattle and gong with your little ones
Shake, rattle and gong with your little ones
Sold out
7:30 pm
Mon 18 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 18 Jun 2018
Gigs
The American indie rock mainstays play Royal Festival Hall for Robert Smith’s Meltdown
The American indie rock mainstays play Royal Festival Hall for Robert Smith’s Meltdown
7:30 pm
Mon 18 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Mon 18 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Don’t miss the emotive instrumental rock of the Irish trio at this performance for Meltdown
Don’t miss the emotive instrumental rock of the Irish trio at this performance for Meltdown
7:45 pm
Mon 18 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Mon 18 Jun 2018
Gigs
The singer-songwriter, guitarist and artist brings her raw and evocative sound to Meltdown
The singer-songwriter, guitarist and artist brings her raw and evocative sound to Meltdown
International street artist Lakwena

Free

Free

14 Jun 2018 - 4 Jul 2018
Art
Feast your eyes on international artist Lakwena’s bold mural of the Help Refugees slogan
Feast your eyes on international artist Lakwena’s bold mural of the Help Refugees slogan

Free

Free

10:00 am
Tue 19 Jun 2018
10:00 am | Tue 19 Jun 2018
Art
Primary schools take over the gallery for a day of workshops and tours exploring Lee Bul’s work
Primary schools take over the gallery for a day of workshops and tours exploring Lee Bul’s work
Free Gamelan and Poetry workshop for Lambeth Schools

Free

Free

Various times
until 17 Jul 2018
Various times | until 17 Jul 2018
Children & Young people
Talks & Topics
We invite Lambeth primary schools to free gamelan and poetry workshops
We invite Lambeth primary schools to free gamelan and poetry workshops
Free Gamelan and Poetry workshop for Lambeth Schools
Various times
until 19 Jul 2018
Various times | until 19 Jul 2018
Children & Young people
Talks & Topics
Get a group together to have a go at playing the Javanese gamelan
Get a group together to have a go at playing the Javanese gamelan
7:30 pm
Tue 19 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 19 Jun 2018
Gigs
Welsh rock titans Manic Street Preachers play an intimate show, with support from The Anchoress
Welsh rock titans Manic Street Preachers play an intimate show, with support from The Anchoress

Free

Free

7:30 pm
Tue 19 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 19 Jun 2018
Talks & Topics
Health & Wellbeing
Join us as musicians and mental health professionals discuss mental health within the music industry
Join us as musicians and mental health professionals discuss mental health within the music industry
7:30 pm
Tue 19 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 19 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Following the sad loss of Scott Hutchison, a talk on mental health in the music industry replaces this event
Following the sad loss of Scott Hutchison, a talk on mental health in the music industry replaces...
7:45 pm
Tue 19 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Tue 19 Jun 2018
Gigs
Hear electronic rockers Vex Red as they play their debut album at this intimate gig, with support from Douglas Dare
Hear electronic rockers Vex Red as they play their debut album at this intimate gig, with support...
Yuan Goang-Ming Tomorrowland

Free

Free

Various times
20 Jun 2018 - 6 Aug 2018
Various times | 20 Jun 2018 - 6 Aug 2018
Art
Talks & Topics
A free exhibition of recent work by pioneering Taiwanese video artist Yuan Goang-Ming
A free exhibition of recent work by pioneering Taiwanese video artist Yuan Goang-Ming
7:30 pm
Wed 20 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 20 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Explore the musical edges of light and dark with indie rock group Low
Explore the musical edges of light and dark with indie rock group Low
7:45 pm
Wed 20 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Wed 20 Jun 2018
Gigs
Indulge in the synth-driven drone rock of this American duo at Robert Smith’s Meltdown
Indulge in the synth-driven drone rock of this American duo at Robert Smith’s Meltdown
Deftones
7:45 pm
Wed 20 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Wed 20 Jun 2018
Gigs
Experimental alt-metal band Deftones play a special one-off gig as part of Robert Smith's Meltdown
Experimental alt-metal band Deftones play a special one-off gig as part of Robert Smith's...
Sold out
Various times
20 Jun 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
Various times | 20 Jun 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
Gigs
Discover an experimental new project by Icelandic rock band Sigur Rós in this live show for Meltdown
Discover an experimental new project by Icelandic rock band Sigur Rós in this live show for...
Sold out
7:30 pm
Thu 21 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 21 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Songwriter, guitarist and singer Kristin Hersh performs as part of Robert Smith's Meltdown
Songwriter, guitarist and singer Kristin Hersh performs as part of Robert Smith's Meltdown
7:45 pm
Thu 21 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Thu 21 Jun 2018
Gigs
The Swedish experimental instrumentalists bring their hybrid soundscapes to Meltdown
The Swedish experimental instrumentalists bring their hybrid soundscapes to Meltdown
8:00 pm
Thu 21 Jun 2018
8:00 pm | Thu 21 Jun 2018
Gigs
Glasgow’s experimental rock pioneers Mogwai play a one-off show for Robert Smith’s Meltdown
Glasgow’s experimental rock pioneers Mogwai play a one-off show for Robert Smith’s Meltdown

Free

Free

Various times
until 13 Jul 2018
Various times | until 13 Jul 2018
Literature
Poetry
A short session of nursery rhymes and poems for under 5s and their carers
A short session of nursery rhymes and poems for under 5s and their carers
Audience at Performance

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 22 Jun 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 22 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Swing along with gypsy jazz string outfit Latchepen at a joyful Meltdown Friday Lunch acoustic gig
Swing along with gypsy jazz string outfit Latchepen at a joyful Meltdown Friday Lunch acoustic gig

Free

Free

15 June 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Let loose like you’re in the Big Easy with jazz collective The Old Jelly Rollers
Let loose like you’re in the Big Easy with jazz collective The Old Jelly Rollers

Free

Free

22 June 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Ever wondered what a gypsy Balkan brass band sounds like? Come along and find out from Op Sa!
Ever wondered what a gypsy Balkan brass band sounds like? Come along and find out from Op Sa!
7:30 pm
Fri 22 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 22 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
MONO bring their instrumental post-rock symphonies to Robert Smith’s Meltdown
MONO bring their instrumental post-rock symphonies to Robert Smith’s Meltdown
Sold out
7:30 pm
Fri 22 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 22 Jun 2018
Gigs
Nine Inch Nails perform a one-off gig to celebrate Robert Smith's Meltdown
Nine Inch Nails perform a one-off gig to celebrate Robert Smith's Meltdown
Sold out
7:45 pm
Fri 22 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Fri 22 Jun 2018
Gigs
The Welsh trio play an exciting set at Meltdown, with support from the dreamy indie pop of Kidsmoke
The Welsh trio play an exciting set at Meltdown, with support from the dreamy indie pop of Kidsmoke
Sold out
Daniel P Carter will be performing at Friday I'm in Love

Free

Free

Various times
until 23 Jun 2018
Various times | until 23 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Finish off your Friday right at our aftershow party
Finish off your Friday right at our aftershow party

Free

Free

Various times
until 23 Jun 2018
Various times | until 23 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Robert Smith, curator of this year’s Meltdown, picks the best of London’s buskers
Robert Smith, curator of this year’s Meltdown, picks the best of London’s buskers

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Sat 23 Jun 2018
5:30 pm | Sat 23 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Bring along your guitar and join in our massive big busk
Bring along your guitar and join in our massive big busk
7:30 pm
Sat 23 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 23 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
See one of the most brilliant singer-songwriters of the folk music revival in this show for Meltdown
See one of the most brilliant singer-songwriters of the folk music revival in this show for Meltdown
7:30 pm
Sat 23 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 23 Jun 2018
Gigs
My Bloody Valentine perform their first UK show in five years for Robert Smith’s Meltdown
My Bloody Valentine perform their first UK show in five years for Robert Smith’s Meltdown
Sold out
7:45 pm
Sat 23 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Sat 23 Jun 2018
Gigs
Turn up and tune in to hear the dark jazz rhythms and poetic lyrics of these post-punk stalwarts
Turn up and tune in to hear the dark jazz rhythms and poetic lyrics of these post-punk stalwarts
Eat Static DJ
11:00 pm
23 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018
11:00 pm | 23 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018
Gigs
Don't miss a DJ set of timeless but unpredictable tunes at this Meltdown special of Concrete Lates
Don't miss a DJ set of timeless but unpredictable tunes at this Meltdown special of Concrete...

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Sun 17 Jun 2018
1:00 pm | Sun 17 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Rock out on a Sunday afternoon with a line-up of emerging bands chosen by Robert Smith
Rock out on a Sunday afternoon with a line-up of emerging bands chosen by Robert Smith

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Sun 24 Jun 2018
1:00 pm | Sun 24 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Rock out on a Sunday afternoon with a stellar line-up of emerging bands chosen by Robert Smith
Rock out on a Sunday afternoon with a stellar line-up of emerging bands chosen by Robert Smith
Various times
until 29 Jul 2018
Various times | until 29 Jul 2018
Enjoy the most British of treats in the Members Area
Enjoy the most British of treats in the Members Area
6:30 pm
Sun 24 Jun 2018
6:30 pm | Sun 24 Jun 2018
Gigs
Hear the minimal wave sounds of post-punk auteur The Soft Moon
Hear the minimal wave sounds of post-punk auteur The Soft Moon
7:30 pm
Sun 24 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 24 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
The Leicester-based instrumental band reunites on stage for a special one-off performance at Meltdown
The Leicester-based instrumental band reunites on stage for a special one-off performance at...
7:30 pm
Sun 24 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 24 Jun 2018
Gigs
Curator Robert Smith closes the 25th Meltdown festival with an exclusive two-hour show
Curator Robert Smith closes the 25th Meltdown festival with an exclusive two-hour show
Sold out

Free

Free

10:30 pm
Sun 24 Jun 2018
10:30 pm | Sun 24 Jun 2018
Gigs
Rock & Pop
Join us for the Meltdown afterparty to end all afterparties
Join us for the Meltdown afterparty to end all afterparties
7:45 pm
Mon 25 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Mon 25 Jun 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Talented young pianists perform works by Ravel, Liszt, Debussy, and more
Talented young pianists perform works by Ravel, Liszt, Debussy, and more

Multi-buy discount

Multi-buy discount

7:00 pm
Tue 26 Jun 2018
7:00 pm | Tue 26 Jun 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
The OAE and dancers recreate the sounds and sights of Versailles
The OAE and dancers recreate the sounds and sights of Versailles
7:30 pm
Tue 26 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 26 Jun 2018
Literature
Talks & Topics
The inimitable comedian dives into a hilarious and thought-provoking discussion of all things famous
The inimitable comedian dives into a hilarious and thought-provoking discussion of all things famous
7:30 pm
Tue 26 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 26 Jun 2018
Performance & Dance
Cabaret
The renowned LGBTQ+ literary salon returns, with readings by Philip Hensher and others
The renowned LGBTQ+ literary salon returns, with readings by Philip Hensher and others

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Wed 27 Jun 2018
1:00 pm | Wed 27 Jun 2018
Be uplifted by music celebrating refugees at a performance by London schoolchildren
Be uplifted by music celebrating refugees at a performance by London schoolchildren

Free

Free

Various times
27 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Various times | 27 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Classical music
Talks & Topics
Hear over 1000 young musicians from Wandsworth schools performing in this two-day gala
Hear over 1000 young musicians from Wandsworth schools performing in this two-day gala
Various times
until 26 Jul 2018
Various times | until 26 Jul 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
8:00 pm
Wed 27 Jun 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 27 Jun 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Hear the rhythms of South Indian Carnatic music fused with progressive rock
Hear the rhythms of South Indian Carnatic music fused with progressive rock

Multi-buy discount

Multi-buy discount

7:30 pm
Thu 28 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 28 Jun 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Salonen conducts Schoenberg's operatic tale of love and jealousy.
Salonen conducts Schoenberg's operatic tale of love and jealousy.

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 29 Jun 2018
1:00 pm | Fri 29 Jun 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Hear traditional Syrian and Arabic folk songs at this free gig
Hear traditional Syrian and Arabic folk songs at this free gig

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Fri 29 Jun 2018
5:30 pm | Fri 29 Jun 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Hear beautiful Kurdish folk music from this talented singer
Hear beautiful Kurdish folk music from this talented singer
Various times
Sat 30 Jun 2018
Various times | Sat 30 Jun 2018
Classical music
Talks & Topics
Introduce children to the wonder of the orchestra
Introduce children to the wonder of the orchestra
7:30 pm
Sat 30 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 30 Jun 2018
Classical music
Choral
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance's junior programme celebrates the end of the year
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance's junior programme celebrates the end of the...
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3:00 pm
Sun 01 Jul 2018
3:00 pm | Sun 01 Jul 2018
Classical music
Choral
Hear Carmina Burana and Les Noces sung in English by Crouch End Festival Chorus
Hear Carmina Burana and Les Noces sung in English by Crouch End Festival Chorus
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7:30 pm
Sun 01 Jul 2018
7:30 pm | Sun 01 Jul 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Hear Margo Jefferson talk to Reni Eddo-Lodge about pop icon Michael Jackson
Hear Margo Jefferson talk to Reni Eddo-Lodge about pop icon Michael Jackson

Free

Free

1:15 pm
Mon 02 Jul 2018
1:15 pm | Mon 02 Jul 2018
Marvel at the musical mastery of Lambeth’s primary Year 4 Musitrax Band
Marvel at the musical mastery of Lambeth’s primary Year 4 Musitrax Band
Various times
until 2 Jul 2018
Various times | until 2 Jul 2018
Talks & Topics
Children & Young people
Join this relaxing music workshop aimed at parents, carers and babies
Join this relaxing music workshop aimed at parents, carers and babies
Sold out

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Mon 02 Jul 2018
5:30 pm | Mon 02 Jul 2018
Classical music
Orchestra
Lambeth’s primary year 4 string musicians take the stage for the eighth Lambeth Musitrax Festival
Lambeth’s primary year 4 string musicians take the stage for the eighth Lambeth Musitrax Festival

Free

Free

6:30 pm
Mon 02 Jul 2018
6:30 pm | Mon 02 Jul 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Consider the Nobel Prize-winning musician’s lyrics from throughout his storied career
Consider the Nobel Prize-winning musician’s lyrics from throughout his storied career
matt haig, autor, 2015
7:30 pm
Tue 03 Jul 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 03 Jul 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
How do we stay sane in an anxious world? In this talk, Matt Haig considers how to feel happy
How do we stay sane in an anxious world? In this talk, Matt Haig considers how to feel happy
7:45 pm
Tue 03 Jul 2018
7:45 pm | Tue 03 Jul 2018
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
See some of the exceptionally talented musicians enrolled at London conservatoires in this concert.
See some of the exceptionally talented musicians enrolled at London conservatoires in this concert.

Multi-buy discount

Multi-buy discount

7:00 pm
Wed 04 Jul 2018
7:00 pm | Wed 04 Jul 2018
Classical music
Choral
Sir András Schiff and the OAE perform magical and playful works by Haydn.
Sir András Schiff and the OAE perform magical and playful works by Haydn.
Installation view of Lee Bul, Willing To Be Vulnerable - Metalized Balloon, 2015-16 at Hayward Gallery, 2018. © Lee Bul, Photo: Linda Nylind

Free

Free

Various times
until 4 Jul 2018
Various times | until 4 Jul 2018
Art
Be one of the first to see this solo show of the artist’s pioneering multidimensional work
Be one of the first to see this solo show of the artist’s pioneering multidimensional work
8:00 pm
Wed 04 Jul 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 04 Jul 2018
Gigs
Folk & World
Hear alt-folk singer Ana Silvera perform her BASCA-nominated song cycle
Hear alt-folk singer Ana Silvera perform her BASCA-nominated song cycle

Free

Free

8:00 pm
Wed 04 Jul 2018
8:00 pm | Wed 04 Jul 2018
Literature
Poetry
Discover the work of the countercultural poetry publisher in this showcase
Discover the work of the countercultural poetry publisher in this showcase
7:30 pm
Thu 05 Jul 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 05 Jul 2018
Performance & Dance
Comedy
An outlandishly funny multimedia adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
An outlandishly funny multimedia adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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