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Things to do this week in South Bank

September 11th, 2019 | by Tom Harrow-Smith

Things To Do This Week In South Bank

Take a look at our top picks to keep everyone entertained this week in South Bank.

  • Another Me

    This week sees the opening of Another Me at Southbank Centre; a free exhibition that showcases over 150 artworks entered into the Koestler Awards for arts in criminal justice. Including a range of different mediums, from music, poetry, paintings, drawings and sculpture, these works speak of their makers’ concerns, hopes and dreams, illuminating the breadth of talent in UK prisons and other secure settings.

    This is a free exhibition that can be found in the exhibition space on level 1 of the Royal Festival Hall and will be sure to unlock your perceptions of the talent that can be found in the UK's prisons system.

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    Southbank Centre
  • Skate Skool

    Every weekend you can take your little ones down to House of Vans for a free session of skating so they can learn the tricks of the trade on Saturday and Sunday mornings. From complete beginners to those who want to learn more, it's open to skaters of all ages and experience, so you can learn a few tricks alongside your kids if you're up for the challenge.

    You can even stay afterwards for the Little Rippers Club, where you'll be able to unwind with some family favourites in House of Vans excellent free cinema space.

    21 - 22 September


    House Of Vans
  • The Art of the Bottomless Brunch

    Not sure where to brunch this weekend? Well Art Yard Bar & Kitchen has  brunch down to a fine art; delicious food, a live DJ and free-flowing drinks. 

    Try such treats as their mouth watering 'Brunch Burger', 'Baked Polenta and Egg' or the sumptuous 'Smoked Haddock Hash'. Made with top quality ingredients, sit back in this stylish restaurant and wash it down with a choice of free-flowing prosecco, mimosa or bellini. 

    Plus, with this weekend being the last of this years London Design Festival, you can check out what Bankside have been working on in collaboration with the Cummings Twins to celebrate.

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  • Rebel Sounds Live

    The brilliant, thought provoking Culture Under Attack exhibition series at IWM London tackles the different ways in which culture has been used and affected by war and conflict. This Saturday will see Rebel Sounds Live take to the IWM stage once again as part of the season where you will be given the chance to hear a ‘forbidden playlist’ of outlawed Western music that was censored in Stalin’s Soviet Bloc Russia.

    Through live performance and a demonstration of backstreet record cutting from the X-Ray Audio Project, this is sure to be an engaging and educational event for those with a passion for this period of history or who are keen to learn more.

    21 September 

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    IWM London
  • Ad Astra

    Why not see one of the years biggest blockbusters this weekend?

    Brad Pitt stars in Ad Astra  a gripping science fiction thriller from James Gray, director of ‘The Lost City Of Z’. Featuring awesome astronomical scenery, this is a film that deserves to be seen in stunning 3D. 

    Having already earned a number of strong reviews, it will be sure to set the pulses racing, so book now to avoid missing out!



Find The Venues

  • 1 - Southbank Centre

    Belvedere Road
    SE1 8XX 

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  • 2 - House Of Vans

    Main entrance
    Arches 228 – 232
    Station Approach Road
    SE1 8SW 

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  • 3 - Bankside

    Bankside Hotel 2 Blackfriars Rd London UK SE1 9JU 

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  • 4 - IWM London

    Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ 

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  • 5 - BFI IMAX

    BFI IMAX, 1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, London SE1 8XR

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