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Being A ManRobert Webb, Simon Amstell, Kevin Powell and Alan Hollinghurst are just four of the speakers lined up for this year's BAM - Being A Man festival, providing a platform for conversations on how men's roles are evolving in the 21st century. Panel discussion topics include 'strong men' like Trump and Putin, masculinity in the Middle East, body image and what it means to be a gay, bisexual or transgender man today. The programme also includes a Build a Dad session with the LEGO Group, a Nordic shouting masterclass with the Finnish Scream Men's Choir Huutajat, and Men in Sheds workshops.

 

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  32% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Being A Man
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  25% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from Being A Man
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £244  42% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Being A Man
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th November 2018 to 5th January 2019
Being A Man, South Bank, Covent Garden, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Being A Man
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse returns to the theatre where it all started, the National Theatre, eleven years after ...More
 
 
 
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Iain Farrington with Rozanna Madylus
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 19th September 2018 - 7.30pm
Being A Man, 7 Exton Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Being A Man
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Dreamgirls
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th November 2016 to 25th September 2018
Being A Man, Savoy Court, Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from Being A Man
A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony Award-winningmusical was first staged.The story, based ...More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
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South Bank
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South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
 
 
 
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Being A Man
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Being A Man
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Being A Man
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
 
 
 
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Giraffe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Unit 1, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
If you happen to be with the kids on the South Bank this summer this is a great little eatery in which to recharge their batteries. ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Being A Man
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from Being A Man
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 13 minutes from Being A Man
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Being A Man
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Being A Man
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Being A Man
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Being A Man
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Being A Man
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Being A Man
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Being A Man
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Being A Man
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Being A Man
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Being A Man
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 

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Renee Anne LoupretteRenee Anne LoupretteThe organist performs Bach's Prelude And Fugue In G, Marin Marais's Suite from Alcyone, Jehan Alain's Variations Sur Un Theme De Clement Jannequin, Ad Wammes's Myto, Nadia Boulanger's Improvisation from 3 Pieces and Durufle's Suite.2018-09-19T19:30:00+01002018-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Renee Anne Louprette
2018 Koestler Awards: I'm Still Here2018 Koestler Awards: I'm Still HereArt, writing and music created by prisoners, secure patients and detainees, as well as those on community sentences across the UK.2018-09-19T10:00:00+01002018-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Free EventNow On
2018 Koestler Awards: I'm Still Here
Drag: Self-Portraits And Body PoliticsDrag: Self-Portraits And Body PoliticsRadical self-portraiture from the 1960s to the present day by artists embracing drag as an art form, including Pierre Moliner, Valie Export, Robert Mapplethorpe and Cindy Sherman.2018-09-19T11:00:00+01002018-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Drag: Self-Portraits And Body Politics
Bill Ryder-JonesBill Ryder-JonesOriginally known as the lead guitarist for The Coral, the Cheshire-born singer-songwriter performs minimal alt rock.2018-09-20T19:30:00+01002018-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Bill Ryder-Jones
Jazz Jamaica All Stars: The Trojan StoryJazz Jamaica All Stars: The Trojan StoryA musical extravaganza featuring Brinsley Forde, Noel McKoy, rising stars Dem Three and Southbank Centre Voicelab and Singology choirs, led by gospel choir leader Mark De-Lisser, accompanied by Gary Crosby's 22-piece orchestra, celebrating 50 years of Trojan Records with The Trojan Story.2018-09-20T19:30:00+01002018-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
On Soon
Jazz Jamaica All Stars: The Trojan Story
TruthTruthHelen Chadwick and Steven Hoggett's story that looks at the once-simple notion of truth in a messy modern age.2018-09-20T19:45:00+01002018-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Truth
Moses SumneyMoses SumneyThe singer-songwriter performs his original guitar-based folk and soul compositions.2018-09-21T20:00:00+01002018-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Moses Sumney
Susheela RamanSusheela RamanThe London-based musician and composer performs her mixture of ambient, world and other musics in her original material.2018-09-21T20:00:00+01002018-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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Susheela Raman
Debashish Bhattacharya And Praveen SheolikarDebashish Bhattacharya And Praveen SheolikarIndividual duet performances by the violinist Praveen Sheolikar and tabla player Vinod Lele and slide guitarist Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya and tabla player Sukhwinder Singh.2018-09-22T18:30:00+01002018-09-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
Category: event
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Debashish Bhattacharya And Praveen Sheolikar
London Concert Orchestra: Star Wars And Beyond: A Sci-fi SpectacularLondon Concert Orchestra: Star Wars And Beyond: A Sci-fi SpectacularToby Purser conducts a programme of science fiction film music by Jerry Goldsmith, Hans Zimmer, Alan Silvestri, John Williams, David Arnold, Steven Price and Danny Elfman.2018-09-22T19:30:00+01002018-09-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XX
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London Concert Orchestra: Star Wars And Beyond: A Sci-fi Spectacular
 

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