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
Events at this venue
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The Great Nordic Feast
Join creative chefs from eight Nordic destinations as they cook live in front of you and serve the tastiest treats from the lands of the midnight sun. You can take a seat for Nordic Artisan Breakfast in the mornings or The Nordic Feast for lunch or dinner. Find out what makes the Nordic lifestyle so desirable, and how…
Fri 20 Oct
Sat 21 Oct
Off Camera Flash Fashion Photography Workshop
A workshop in fashion photography, led by Calvin Chinthaka.
Sun 19 Nov
£150 / 0844 875 0073
- 11:00 – 15:00
Wall of Dreams
Wall of Dreams is a large-scale visual projection onto Royal Festival Hall, produced in collaboration with Danish artist and poet Morten Søndergaard and UK poets Kayo Chingonyi and Jasmine Cooray. The poets have been working with refugee communities in London, Greece and Italy to discover what their dreams and aspirations…