Entertainment in South Bank

South Bank Entertainment by category: Theatres (13), Cinemas (5), Classical Music (4), Arts Centres (3), Comedy Clubs (2), Live Music (1)

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam... More
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Somerset House
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Strand, South Bank, London WC2R | in South Bank
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld... More
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From... More
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide... More
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in... More
BFI Southbank
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Originally the National Film Theatre, the BFI Southbank is the perfect film buff's cinema, with three large screens and a smaller studio space showing up... More
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, South Bank, London WC2R | in South Bank
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable... More
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment
147 Tooley Street, More London, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
This 14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300... More
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
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... More
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had... More
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of... More
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
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... More
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
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... More
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image... More
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Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as... More
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth... More
Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Queen Elizabeth Hall is the second largest concert hall at Southbank Centre, presenting a diverse programme that covers the whole range of music and performing... More
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is... More
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse... More
Charing Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Arches, Villiers Street, 14 Villiers Street, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
With just 275 seats, the Charing Cross Theatre is one of the smallest in the West End. Tucked away under the arches beneath Charing Cross... More
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Lyttelton is one of three theatres which make up the National Theatre. It was built in a proscenium style, but has thoroughly... More
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of... More
The Warehouse
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Theed Street, Waterloo, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Art gallery and music venue that is most notable for its programmes of contemporary classical music - its great acoustic and location on the South... More
Tattershall Castle
London > Entertainment
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, South Bank, London SW1A | in South Bank
A floating pub may sound like a recipe for disaster but the Tattershall Castle is one of London's most intriguing venues. The passenger ferry-cum-restaurant-cum-waterhole offers... More
Old Billingsgate
London > Entertainment
1 Old Billingsgate Walk, 16 Lower Thames Street, South Bank, London EC3R | in South Bank
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the... More
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were... More
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
London > Entertainment
200 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE17UT | in South Bank
A luxury hotel located in the heart of London, opposite the iconic Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, Park Plaza has all the facilities and... More
Movie Magic at the NFT
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
NFT3, National Film Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | in South Bank
Children's cinema... More
Covent Garden Comedy Club, The Arches
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Villiers Street, South Bank, London WC2N | in South Bank
... More
Monday Club
London > Entertainment
Tattershall Castle, South Bank, London SW1A | in South Bank
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Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | Until 14th January 2018 

The Vaults, Arch 233 2 minutes walk from South Bank

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be staged in The Vaults beneath ...More

 
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Old Vic Theatre 6 minutes walk from South Bank

Rhys Ifans plays penny-pinching miser Ebenezer Scrooge in Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic at the Old Vic. ...More

 
How To Win Against History
How To Win Against History
Theatre | Until 30th December 2017 

The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Aine Flanagan Productions and Seiriol Davies present a riches-to-rags comedy extravaganza about being too weird for the world, but desperately ...More

 
The Jungle
The Jungle
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from South Bank

An immersive new play from Good Chance Theatre, The Jungle sees different worlds collide and shows how in the worst ...More

 
Wintertime Choirs
Music | Until 22nd December 2017 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Be serenaded by seasonal songs, choral, pop, jazz and gospel from choirs of all styles in pop-up and outdoor performances ...More

ABBA: Super Troupers
ABBA: Super Troupers
Exhibitions | Until 29th April 2018 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from South Bank

This December, the Southbank Centre presents major new exhibition Abba: Super Troupers. Created in association with ABBA The Museum in ...More

 
Slava's Snowshow
Slava's Snowshow
Theatre | Until 4th January 2018 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from South Bank

After taking a break last year, the multi-award-winning sensation Slava's Snowshow is back for 2017. The show has delighted audiences ...More

 
Wintertime at Southbank Centre
Wintertime at Southbank Centre
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Southbank Centre 7 minutes walk from South Bank

Wintertime at Southbank Centre, the last chapter in the year-long Nordic Matters, brings a Finnish Rooftop Sauna, ABBA-oke and the ...More

 
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 30th December 2017 

Houses of Parliament 8 minutes walk from South Bank

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11
Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11
Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2018 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 8 minutes walk from South Bank

This October, the Imperial War Museum hosts the UK's first major exhibition of artists' responses to war and conflict since ...More

 

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London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end 163 years later. Few will forget the scenes of bankers leaving in 2008, their personal ...More

Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
Theatre | From 1st February 

Old Vic Theatre

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for ...More

English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

English National Ballet return to Sadler's Wells in 2018 with a mixed bill of American-style neo-classic ballet. Voices of America brings together works from three generations of American ...More

Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

Burne-Jones
Burne-Jones
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at ...More

 
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the ...More

 
The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

 
 
 
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