Southbank Centre's Festival of Neighbourhood
This summer, Southbank Centre are transforming their site into London’s finest neighbourhood – and you’re invited! Southbank Centre have asked various artists designers and architects to help them create London's friendliest neighbourhood. Join them for free live music, art installations, workshops and more.
At Festival of Neighbourhood, in association with Mastercard, there’s always something to do. Highlights include:
From Lambeth With Love, 13 – 14 July
We celebrate with the neighbours on our doorstep, exploring the diversity and spirit of contemporary Lambeth by showcasing its music, literature, visual art and more.
London Lines, 20 – 21 July
Poems are peppering the site at Southbank Centre this summer with our London Lines project – help us grow our giant poetry map of the city across the weekend.
My Deptford, 26 – 28 July
We bring the energy of Deptford’s art and culture to Southbank Centre in collaboration with local partners and residents.
Urban Arts, 3 – 4 August
Explore Southbank Centre’s concrete playground as we invite Skaters, BMXrs, DJs, free runners, breakdancers and poets to investigate and perform in the urban spaces around our site.
Vauxhall Bacchanal, 10 August
From the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, this turf along the river has long been the place to sample nocturnal revelries and illicit pleasures. Vauxhall club runners Duckie present a day of talks, shows, workshops and clubs.
Pelourinho, 17 – 18 August
A weekend celebrating the spirit of Pelourinho, Salvador – a cultural hub in eastern Brazil. Join us for drumming, food, dance and spoken word hosted by artists and young people from Brazil and London.
Village Fair, 24 – 25 August
Southbank Centre brings you a quintessential village fair for the whole weekend. Tickle your taste buds in the Super Southbank Centre Bake-Off, enter your pooch in the Dog Show and much more.
Southbanquet, 31 August – 1 September
Join us for Southbanquet, a feast for 500 to mark the end of summer. Share a delicious meal of ethically sourced food cooked by chef Thomas Hunt, and created from waste food otherwise destined for landfill. Please note this is a ticketed event.
For an interactive map of the festival site, click here.
Relax in our many Thames-view gardens.
Enjoy the buzz of world-class performances.
Get your hands dirty in our allotments and sample the produce.
Build sandcastles in our sandpark.