The UK's biggest arts centre found in the heart of South Bank
There’s always something to see and do at Southbank Centre, the bustling arts centre by the river Thames. See shows and exhibitions, take part in vibrant festivals, and look out for free music and events. Enjoy a drink or a meal in one of the many bars and restaurants or soak up the atmosphere at the iconic Royal Festival Hall.
In addition to the Royal Festival Hall, the expansive site includes Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Rooms and the Poetry Library.
The arts centre hosts a festival programme of over 5000 events every year across the genres of art, theatre, dance, classical and contemporary music, literature and debate.