Southbank Centre

Tove K Breitstein / Time Out
Tove K Breitstein / Time Out
Belinda Lawley / Time Out
Ed Marsahll / Time Out
Scott Wishart / Time Out
This riverside titan of arts and entertainment has morphed and expanded in the past few years securing its position as one of the most attractive cultural hotspots in London, helped by its accessible location and proximity to the National Theatre and Tate Modern. The Southbank Centre caters for the widest spectrum of people and interests, peddling visual art, music, literature events and performance in its several venues – the Royal Festival Hall, The Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall (including the Purcell Room) and the Saison Poetry Library. Recently it has become a go-to destination for foodies too. Skylon, a swanky British-themed restaurant within RFH, caters for those with a bit of cash, while a range of spanking new chain restaurants (Wagamama, Strada, Ping Pong) jostle for attention alongside the pie-touting Canteen.
Venue name: Southbank Centre
Address: Belvedere Rd

Opening hours: Daily 10am-11pm
Transport: Tube: Waterloo

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  • Until Monday August 31 2015 Free
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  • Until Monday August 31 2015 Free
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  • Until Saturday July 18 2015
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  • Friday July 3 2015 - Saturday July 18 2015
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  • Saturday July 4 2015 - Saturday July 18 2015
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  • Monday July 20 2015
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  • Thursday July 23 2015 - Sunday July 26 2015
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  • Contemporary music (1975 – present) Sunday August 23 2015
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Try to visit Skylon when you are at the Southbank, the service is good and you can enjoy a drink in a spotlessly clean glass. It's nice to see a variety of musical entertainment coming to the Southbank; chart music does not reflect the wider spectrum of talent.


A good place for shows but also to sit and dream away.


The Southbank Centre is fabulous arts hub in London. It stages a wide variety of theatre and musical performances to cater to all tastes. There are always interesting festivals hosted at Southbank. It is the perfect place to windle away a saturday afternoon.


I have not found it possible,on the new website, to get a good listing of classical music. It was very well organized in the magazine, and sketchier in the current website, This is not usable.