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- Bar open Mon-Sun 10am-9pm
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Arguably the leading arts venue in the UK, the Southbank Centre, comprising five main venues – Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, the Hayward Gallery and the Saison Poetry Library – occupies a 21-acre site on the banks of the Thames. Originally created in 1951 for the Festival of Britain, over the decades the institution has flourished to become a thriving festival site, hosting music, dance, art, spoken word and performance events. The venue not only supports four resident orchestras, 14 artists in residence and over 100 more artistic organisations, it also manages the Art Council Collection and curates the Hayward Touring Exhibition which visits venues across the country.
- Provides: Free wi-fi
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Christmas Mini Midnight Run
Inua Ellams presents a Christmas Mini Midnight Run to explore the themes of charity and goodwill in urban life. One autumn evening in 2005, poet Inua Ellams and a friend lost patience waiting for a bus and decided to walk its route instead. Six hours later they had wandered and wondered through intimate spaces of urban…
Real Food Market
Grab a delicacy at this market offering street food from around the world.
Fri 6 Dec
Sat 7 Dec
Voicelab Winter Choirs
Southbank Centre's Voicelab hosts free performances from London choirs throughout our Winter Festival. Hear them singing seasonal songs to spread warmth and joy throughout December. Queen's Walk 1pm–1.30pm and 7pm–7.30pm Free