South Bank London

Explore the vibrant culture, dining, and entertainment of South Bank.

Discover iconic landmarks, world-class theatre, diverse cuisine, and memorable experiences in London's favourite riverside neighbourhood.

What's On

Large installation in gallery, silver grey ball like forms come together in an undulating bubbly mass. Two gallery visitors look on

Hayward Gallery

When Forms Come Alive

07 Feb 2024 - 05 May 2024

A joyous celebration of sculpture and installation spanning 50 years of contemporary art.

Exhibitions

BFI IMAX

Dune (Part One & Two) at BFI IMAX

09 Feb 2024 - 21 Mar 2024

The only place in Europe to see a 70mm IMAX print screening of Part Two of this epic sci-fi saga.

Film

National Theatre

Dear Octopus

07 Feb 2024 - 27 Mar 2024

This captivating revival of Dodie Smith’s play is a moving dissection of family and what it means to grow up and return home.

Theatre & Shows

Witness for the Prosecution

01 Jan 2023 - 30 Mar 2025

Experience Agatha Christie's gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting

Theatre & Shows

Southbank Centre

South Asian Sounds

07 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024

Southbank Centre celebrates the rich and varied musical traditions of the Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Afghan diaspora.

Festival

BFI Southbank

BFI Flare

13 Mar 2024 - 24 Mar 2024

The UK’s largest LGBTQIA+ film festival returns to the BFI Southbank for its 38th edition.

Film

The Sidings

Hi Friend: Mason Newman

03 Feb 2024 - 29 Feb 2024

Upcoming street artist and fashion designer presents his debut solo exhibition at The Sidings.

Exhibitions
view of the house of parliament from south bank with bronze bust of a woman's head in the foreground on the right and an ornated victorian lampost on the left

Queen's Walk

South Bank Walks: Inspirational Women

09 Mar 2024 - 09 Mar 2024

A guided walk through history celebrating the stories of the city's most inspirational women.

Walks, Talks & Tours

Nye

24 Feb 2024 - 11 May 2024

Michael Sheen plays British welfare state visionary Aneurin "Nye" Bevan in this new ‘epic Welsh fantasia’.

Theatre & Shows

The Old Vic

Just For One Day

26 Jan 2024 - 30 Mar 2024

The Old Vic presents the world premiere of this new musical inspired by the iconic 1985 Live Aid concert.

Theatre & Shows

Get some inspiration

Best Brunch Spots

From the bottomless to the kind you can enjoy with a relaxed coffee, here's a round up of brunching on South Bank.

Where To Watch Sport in South Bank

Football, rugby, tennis or the Super Bowl, here's your guide to where to watch all the sporting action on the big screen in South Bank.

South Bank Pre-Theatre Dining

Cut the drama out of choosing where to eat with these top pre-theatre dining options before heading to your show.

15 ideas for a South Bank family day out

London's favourite riverside destination is packed with iconic attractions that will appeal to all ages.

Top Spots For A Sunday Lunch

The top places in South Bank to enjoy that quintessentially British Sunday Roast!

What to do on a rainy day in South Bank

Drizzly weather putting a dampener on your South Bank sightseeing plans? Fear not! There's so much to enjoy indoors.

A view of the London Eye from Jubilee Gardens on a sunny day

Top Free Things To Do in South Bank

You don't need to spend a fortune to enjoy a great day out sightseeing in South Bank.

Deals, Discounts and Special Offers

Each month we round up some of the best deals and offers in South Bank.

Not to be missed

New at National Theatre: street food by Sireli

The National Theatre's street food destination KERB at The Understudy has a tasty new offering.

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Celebrate a Leap Year birthday with a free London Eye ride

If your birthday is 29 February get down to South Bank this year for a free ride on the London Eye.

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New pub Waterloo Arms now open at Waterloo Station

Take time out from the commute at Waterloo Station's newest craft beer pub.

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