Gift Membership

Buying for a culture vulture? Give them exclusive access to one of Europe’s largest arts centres throughout the year with Southbank Centre Membership.

Benefits include priority booking for hundreds of events each year, free entry for blockbuster exhibitions at Hayward Gallery and a Members-only Cafe-Bar on the top floor of Royal Festival Hall, with breathtaking views of London.

buy gift Membership

Benefits include:

  • priority booking for all events
  • free entry to all Hayward Gallery exhibitions
  • exclusive access to the Members’ Cafe-Bar for you plus a guest
  • exclusive Members-only events including private views
  • discounts at our shops and various onsite restaurants
activate Membership

To activate your gift:

  • follow the link to activate your Membership
  • when prompted use the unique gift code you received as part of the gift Membership 
  • once activated we will send you a personalised Membership card

Gift Membership FAQs

How long does delivery take?

Gift Memberships are posted to your billing address. Please allow 3 – 5 working days in the UK, and a bit longer if you’re buying for overseas. 

 

You can also purchase gift Membership at any of our Southbank Centre Shops and Ticket Desks. 

Do I need full details of the person receiving the Membership?

No, the recipients details will not be taken until they contact us personally to activate their Membership.

How do I activate my Membership?

The recipient of the Membership simply needs to follow these activation steps:

  • follow the links below to activate your Membership
  • when prompted use the unique gift code you received as part of the gift Membership 
  • once Membership is activated we will automatically order you a personalised Membership card which you should receive in the post within 5 – 7 working days.

Membership 

Membership for two

How do I get started with my Membership?

You'll receive a confirmation email with your Membership number within a day of activating your Membership. This email will also give you some top tips on using your benefits straight away.

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