What we do

Southbank Centre is the UK’s largest arts centre, a place where people from all walks of life can experience world-class art and culture. 

We employ around 500 people ranging from producers, visitor experience hosts, highly skilled technical staff and a back office team including commercial, development, IT and marketing. We work with over 1,000 artists every year. 

get in touch

Ticket enquiries: 020 3879 9555
Switchboard: 020 7960 4200


Our executive team, led by our Chief Executive Elaine Bedell, is overseen by our Board of Governors and its Chair Susan Gilchrist.

past, present and future

We believe that culture is for the many, not the few. Our ambition is to invite everyone to experience and participate in art for themselves.

our venues

Southbank Centre occupies a 17-acre site on the South Bank of the Thames.