South Bank London

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Film, theatre, music, art and more – there’s always something happening in South Bank! Browse what’s on and grab your tickets to see a world-class show, experience an international festival or catch an exciting debut by an emerging artist.

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View of St John's Waterloo Church from the street in summer

The London Philharmonic at St John’s Waterloo

22 May 2024 - 22 May 2024

An exciting opportunity to experience the LPO live in an intimate chamber concert setting.


National Theatre

Boys from the Blackstuff

22 May 2024 - 08 Jun 2024

James Graham’s powerful new adaptation of Alan Bleasdale’s ground-breaking TV series.

Theatre & Shows

SEA LIFE London Aquarium


22 May 2024 - 26 Jun 2024

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


Florence Nightingale Museum

Stitch & Stem – Stem Cell Embroidery Workshop

23 May 2024 - 23 May 2024

Learn about the latest work in stem cell science and get creative at this special evening in the museum.

Walks, Talks & Tours

BrewDog Waterloo

Cold Beer Wild Weekender

24 May 2024 - 26 May 2024

Spring into the bank holiday with a weekend of live music and half-price craft beer at BrewDog.



Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga at BFI IMAX

24 May 2024 - 30 May 2024

Experience the ultimate dystopian epic in thrilling IMAX with 12 channel sound on the UKs largest screen.

Queen's Walk

Soapbox Science London 2024

25 May 2024 - 25 May 2024

A free afternoon of fun hands-on experiments and demonstrations by leading scientists.


St John's Waterloo

Re: Discover Festival

27 May 2024 - 28 May 2024

Join award-winning Streetwise Opera for a celebration of African and Caribbean musical heritage in Britain.


Southbank Centre

Jeppe Hein's Appearing Rooms fountain

29 May 2024 - 08 Sept 2024

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


Southbank Centre

Pied Piper: A Hip-Hop Family Musical

31 May 2024 - 02 Jun 2024

Dive in to the sway of hip-hop beats this half-term with this fun family musical.


BFI Southbank

Tigritudes: A pan-African film cycle

01 Jun 2024 - 31 Jul 2024

The BFI presents an eclectic two-month season devoted to pan-African cinema from 1956 to 2024.



Cambodia Then and Now

05 Jun 2024 - 09 Jun 2024

This exhibition explores the changing identity of the ‘Kingdom of Wonder’ in the 70 Years since independence.



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