Southbank Centre's wide-ranging programme: classical world music, rock pop, jazz, dance, literature and the visual arts - attracts the most diverse audience of any UK venue.
Southbank Centre consists of the Royal Festival Hall (reopened after its two-year transformation), the Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall(containing the Purcell Room), and the Saison Poetry Library. It also manages the Arts Council Collection and organises the National Touring Exhibition programme in venues throughout the UK.
Situated on the south bank of the River Thames next to the popular Merlin Entertainments London Eye, Southbank Centre is at the heart of an arts quarter stretching from the Royal National Theatre and National Film Theatre to Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe.
Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
For More Information:
Southbank Centre Tickets: 1 Jan - 31 Dec, Mon-Sun 1000 – 2000
Royal Festival Hall: Jun – 31 Dec, Mon – Sun 1000 – 2200, exact date tbc
Queen Elizabeth Hall: 1 Jan – 31 Dec, 1000 – 2200, subject to change from June onwards.
The Hayward Foyer: Outside Exhibitions, Mon - Sun 1000 – 1800. Exhibition Times varies with exhibit.
Southbank Centre on the Visit London Blog
- Where to See Live Music for Free in London
- Top Art Exhibitions to See in London in 2014
- London for Chocolate Lovers
- What’s On This Weekend: 16-17 November 2013
Venue Details & Map
Belvedere RoadLondonSE1 8XX
- 0871 6632500
- Public transport:
- Underground Stations Waterloo, Embankment Main Line Rail Stations Waterloo, Waterloo Eas, Charing Cross Buses stop on Waterloo Bridge, in York Road, in Belvedere Road and in Stamford Street.
Going to Southbank Centre using public transport? Find the fastest route:
- Accessible Bathroom Facilities
- Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
- Accessible Communication Facilities
- Hearing loop system
- Access into the Building
- Flat routes from parking area to entrance
- Accessible Parking Facilities
- Blue badge parking available
- Catering Facilities