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

Southbank Centre

Chaka Khan's Meltdown

14 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Chaka Khan curates the 29th edition of the annual Meltdown festival at Southbank Centre.

Festival

UEFA Euro 2024

14 Jun 2024 - 14 Jul 2024

Watch all the UEFA Euro action live at one of these South Bank bars and pubs.

Festival

Hayward Gallery

Tavares Strachan: There Is Light Somewhere

18 Jun 2024 - 01 Sept 2024

This vividly realised mid-career retrospective includes monumental new sculptural commissions.

Exhibitions
People enjoying drinks on a sunny day on a rooftop with London skyscrapers in the background

12th Knot

12th Knot Rooftop Sessions | Pride Pre-Party

22 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Turn up the heat this summer with a special Pride Pre-Party edition of the Rooftop Sessions at 12th Knot.

Music

Southbank Centre

Jeppe Hein's Appearing Rooms fountain

05 Jun 2024 - 08 Sept 2024

Cool down this summer at Southbank Centre's interactive fountains.

Family

SEA LIFE London Aquarium

SEA LIFE Lates

26 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024

Immerse yourself in an exclusive after-hours journey through SEA LIFE London Aquarium.

Exhibitions

BFI IMAX

BFI IMAX 25th Anniversary celebration

09 Jun 2024 - 10 Jul 2024

The BFI IMAX celebrates its 25th anniversary with a massive season of all-time IMAX favourites, many of them screening in 70mm!

Film

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

The Garden Museum

Gardening Bohemia: Bloomsbury Women Outdoors

15 May 2024 - 29 Sept 2024

This new exhibition reveals the stories and inspirations of the influential women of the Bloomsbury group.

Exhibitions
A view from the stage at at the Old Vic Theatre.

The Old Vic

The Constituent

13 Jun 2024 - 10 Aug 2024

Joe Penhall's tense new drama about the testing demands of life in public office.

Theatre & Shows

Get some inspiration

South Bank Summer pop-ups

Relax with a drink or two and a bite to eat by the river at one of South Bank’s summer pop-ups.

Where to watch sports in South Bank

The Euros, Wimbledon and the Paris Olympics - there's a cracking summer of sport on the way. Here's where to watch in South Bank.

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.

Concert Hall full of graduates in formal gowns throwing hats

Celebrate graduation day in South Bank

How to celebrate your graduation day in style 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.

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.

South Bank's best sunset views

Cameras at the ready - here’s our guide to the best places to enjoy the sunset in South Bank...

Kid-Friendly Restaurants in South Bank

Looking for somewhere to eat out with the kids? Here's our round-up of South Bank's best family-friendly dining options.

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!

Deals, Discounts and Special Offers

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

Not to be missed

Popeyes is coming to Waterloo Station

The cult Louisiana fried chicken brand launches a new fast food spot at Waterloo Station on 21 June.

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Pride Month in South Bank

Celebrate Pride Month in South Bank this June at one of these fabulous parties.

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New community piano to launch at Waterloo Station

Adding a new musical dimension to your commute, Waterloo Station is getting its very own community piano!

Discover More about New community piano to launch at Waterloo Station

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