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Southwark Attractions by category: Art Galleries (9), Museums (7), Historic Buildings (5), Attractions for Kids (2), Other Attractions (2), Activities for Kids (1), Boats and Bridges (1), Parks and Gardens (1), Sights (1), Sightseeing Tours (1)

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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials... More
 
 
 
Brunel Engine House - Subaqueous Tunnel
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tunnel Road, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
This historic landmark was the first ever tunnel to be burrowed under a navigable river. Digging began in 1825 under Marc Brunel. He invented... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for... More
 
 
 
Norwegian Church and Seamen's Mission
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Olav's Church, Albion Street, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
The Norwegian Church and Seamen's Mission is well known in Rotherhithe, especially among the Norwegian community who it serves with a busy programme of worship... More
 
 
 
St Mary's Church, Rotherhithe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Marychurch Street, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
An early 18th century church, with memorials and other items from the maritime history of the area. A statue commemorating the voyage of The Mayflower... More
 
 
 
Glaziers Hall and Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Montague Close London Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
It was built by the Hays Wharf company during the Napoleonic wars as a three-storey warehouse, its distinctive Georgian industrial facade being added when it... More
 
 
 
Hay's Galleria
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hay's Lane, off Tooley Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Hay's Galleria is a covered shopping centre but it's also so much more than that. Its riverside location hints at its original purpose back in... More
 
 
 
St John's Church, Waterloo
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Waterloo Road, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
The church of St John's was built in 1824 to celebrate victory in the Napoleonic wars. In 1940, the church was firebombed, destroying much of... More
 
 
 
Avonmouth House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
6 Avonmouth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
A popular venue with private and public sector clients, this smart, modern purpose built training and conference venue has natural daylight and air conditioning in... More
 
 
 
St George The Martyr, Southwark
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Borough High Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
The church of St George the Martyr has strong associations with Charles Dickens, whose father was imprisoned for debt in the Marshalsea Prison. The surviving... More
 
 
 
St Olavs Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Albion Street, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
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Marshalsea Prison
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Borough High Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Little remains of the once famous Marshalsea Prison and all that is left can be seen on one side of a pathway leading to Southwark... More
 
 
 
Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21 New Globe Walk, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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London Bridge City: Summer by the River
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
Seasonal | Until 1st September 2019 

London Bridge 10 minutes walk from Southwark

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City's Summer by the River transforms the riverside stretch into a summer hub ...More

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | Until 31st August 2019 

Bridge Theatre 13 minutes walk from Southwark

Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's ...More

 
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Theatre | Until 1st September 2019 

Gatsby's Drugstore 14 minutes walk from Southwark

The UK's longest running immersive theatre show, The Great Gatsby, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, has been staged in ...More

 
The Swell Mob
Theatre | Until 28th July 2019 

Colab Factory 14 minutes walk from Southwark

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Aesop's Fables (Ages 4-7)
Theatre | Until 4th August 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 14 minutes walk from Southwark

Justin Audibert and Rachel Bagshaw directs a selection of Aesop's fables....More

The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 16th June 2019 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from Southwark

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from Southwark

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The Flies
Theatre | Until 6th July 2019 

The Bunker 21 minutes walk from Southwark

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Orpheus Descending
Theatre | Until 6th July 2019 

Menier Chocolate Factory 21 minutes walk from Southwark

Tamara Harvey directs Tennessee Williams' deep-south drama about a young woman trapped in a loveless marriage, who can't see any ...More

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Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th July 

Madame Tussauds

Gear up for the London Pride Parade with ...More

 
e&o Chelsea
e&o Chelsea
Dining 

On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Comedy | On 3rd May 

London Palladium

Known for his improvisational comedy and random musings, Ross Noble returns to London with his ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Dining 

Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

Brown Hart Gardens

The elevated terrace of Brown Hart Gardens, hidden ...More

 
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Exhibitions | From 3rd October 

Somerset House

Somerset House puts the focus on contemporary artist ...More

 
24/7
24/7
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Somerset House

Every 12 minutes. That is the amount of time, on average, people in the UK ...More

 
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

Saatchi Gallery

More than 150 original artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb ...More

 
Twirlywoos Live
Theatre | From 3rd August 

Underbelly Festival

A show for young audiences....More

RIBA
Attractions 

The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar....More

The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | From 25th September 

Science Museum

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | From 19th June 

Science Museum

With continuous development of new technology, the concept ...More

 
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Putting the first-ever production car and an autonomous ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
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With the arrival of more skyscrapers comes the ...More

 
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Article 

Sundown over the city skyline is best enjoyed ...More

 
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
Article 

With four glorious days off work, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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