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Things to do this week in South Bank

October 15th, 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. 

  • Get Jazzy at Southbank Centre

    The EFG London Jazz Festival returns to the Southbank Centre this Friday! One of the UK's landmark musical events provides a 10 day celebration of one of musics most influential and diverse genres. Big names such as Corinne Bailey Rae, Cynthia Hyndes and Iron & Wine will be performing, as well as the jazz masters and international legends for the traditionalists, such as the Trevor Watts Quartet and Joe Lovano.

    Don't worry if you're unfamiliar with jazz and unsure about which event might be for you. There are plenty of free performances taking place so you can dip your toes in the water with the weekly Friday Lunch and Future Tense gigs featuring up and coming talent from the Jazz scene. This Friday Animal Society headline Future Tense at 6pm and Archipelago perfrom the earlier lunchtime spot if you're looking for a unique way to fill your lunch hour.

    15 - 24 November

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    Southbank Centre
  • Try Skylon's New Menu

    If you're swinging by the London Jazz Festival, then Skylon in Royal Festival Hall will be serving up some new hits as they launch their latest menu. Even if you're not heading down to a concert, then the new menu is still a must try.

    Choose between a real winter warmer of Venison Wellington, poached fillet of Cornish Turbot or sumptuous starters of scallops or classic beef tartare. 

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    Skylon Restaurant & Bar
  • Party With the Fishes

    Ever felt that the London Aquarium needed a bit more dancing? Well this Friday (15 November) the penultimate SEA LIFE Silent Disco takes place where you can groove the night away in one of London's most iconic attractions in this unique event.

    Don some glowing headphones, grab your free arrival drink and tune into one of three channels to be immersed into the world of water. There will be a bar open all night and seeing as you're in one of the world's most famous aquarium's after hours, you're of course going to want to explore, so enjoy a curated 'chill-out-tour' of the brand new jellyfish experience as well as being able to see the various tanks and exhibits yourself like never before.

    15 November, 7.45pm

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    SEA LIFE London Aquarium
  • See a Play at The National Theatre

    If you think it is already too late to book a show for the upcoming weekend then think again. Why not indulge your cultural side and catch one of the latest acclaimed plays at the National Theatre?

    Friday night and weekend tickets are still available for three plays. So choose between a unique look into life during Apartheid South Africa in Master Harold and the Boys; the latest play from Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker in The Antipodes; or My Brilliant Friend, based on the celebrated novels by Elena Ferrante.

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    National Theatre
  • Go Vegan at Art Yard

    Everyone knows about Veganuary but did you know official World Vegan month takes place every November? Art Yard at Bankside are doing it justice by launching a new vegan menu, which includes Tofu Poke Bowls, wood fired pizza, beetroot risotto, hand rolled pasta with willted greens plus more mouth watering starters and sides, which are of course ALL VEGAN.

    Art Yard have gone the extra mile too, by creating a limited edition vegan cocktail that will be available for this month only. Created with CBD air, cardamom, vermouth and douglas fir infused vodka. The glass is even garnished with a bow made from hemp!

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    Bankside

Find The Venues

  • 1 - Southbank Centre

    Belvedere Road
    London
    SE1 8XX 

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  • 2 - Skylon Restaurant & Bar

    Royal Festival Hall
    Belvedere Road
    London SE1 8XX 

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  • 3 - SEA LIFE London Aquarium

    County Hall
    Riverside Building
    Westminster Bridge Road
    London
    SE1 7PB

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  • 4 - National Theatre

    Upper Ground, South Bank
    London
    SE1 9PX 

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  • 5 - Bankside

    Bankside Hotel 2 Blackfriars Rd London UK SE1 9JU 

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