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

You Belong Here

29 Jun 2024 - 08 Sept 2024

Southbank Centre's summer festival celebrates notions of belonging, togetherness and community.

Festival

National Theatre

River Stage 2024

05 Jul 2024 - 28 Jul 2024

Celebrate summer with four weekends of free performances on the NT’s summer stage.

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

National Theatre

Mnemonic

22 Jun 2024 - 10 Aug 2024

This stunning exploration of memory returns to the National Theatre's grandest stage after 25 years.

Theatre & Shows

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

Between the Bridges

Swiftogeddon

12 Jul 2024 - 09 Aug 2024

Grab your tickets for this fun, fan-led club night dedicated to worshipping at the altar of Taylor Swift.

Music

Southbank Centre

Frankie Goes to Bollywood

31 Jul 2024 - 18 Aug 2024

This sparkling new British musical puts a fresh spin on the fantastical stories of Bollywood.

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

BFI Southbank

Stop Motion: Celebrating handmade animation on the big screen

01 Aug 2024 - 09 Oct 2024

A mammoth two-month season dedicated to the boundary-pushing art of stop-motion animation.

Film

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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

50% off kids tickets at South Bank's top attractions

This summer holidays snap up an amazing 50% off kids tickets to South Bank's biggest family attractions.

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Bubbly and buns at Lasdun’s new summer pop-up

Just in time for the height of summer, the National Theatre's acclaimed Lasdun restaurant has launched a pop-up summer terrace.

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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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