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Hayward Gallery

Hayward Gallery is a world-renowned contemporary art gallery and a landmark of brutalist architecture. The year-round exhibition programme focuses on presenting a wide range of adventurous and influential artists from across the world.

On now: Bridget Riley

UNTIL 26 JAN 2020: a major retrospective exhibition devoted to the work of the celebrated British artist.

Bridget Riley tickets

★★★★★ a shimmering, rolling, flickering spectacular
The Guardian on Bridget Riley

Hayward Gallery opening times

11am – 7pm every day except Tuesdays when the gallery is closed. Late night opening on Thursdays until 9pm.

Tue 24, Wed 25 & Thu 26 Dec: closed
Fri 27 – Mon 30 Dec: 11am – 7pm
Tue 31 Dec: closed
Wed 1 Jan: 11am – 7pm

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all events

London Is Love Installation Shots

Free

Free

Various times
6 Dec 2019 - 7 Jan 2020
Various times | 6 Dec 2019 - 7 Jan 2020
art & exhibitions
The city and its communities are revealed in a dynamic photographic project by Liz Johnson Artur
The city and its communities are revealed in a dynamic photographic project by Liz Johnson Artur

Free

Free

Various times
8 Nov 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
Various times | 8 Nov 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
Eat, drink and be merry beside the River Thames at our Winter Market
Eat, drink and be merry beside the River Thames at our Winter Market
Installation view of Bridget Riley,  Red with Red Triptych, 2010 at Hayward Gallery 2019 © Bridget Riley 2019, Photo: Stephen White & Co
Various times
23 Oct 2019 - 26 Jan 2020
Various times | 23 Oct 2019 - 26 Jan 2020
art & exhibitions
A major retrospective exhibition spanning 70 years of this celebrated British artist’s work
A major retrospective exhibition spanning 70 years of this celebrated British artist’s work
The Jungle Book, artwork

Free

Free

Various times
18 Nov 2019 - 16 Dec 2019
Various times | 18 Nov 2019 - 16 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
Look for the bear necessities in Disney’s story of a boy surviving in the jungle
Look for the bear necessities in Disney’s story of a boy surviving in the jungle
Audience members at Imagine festival
Various times
18 Nov 2019 - 16 Dec 2019
Various times | 18 Nov 2019 - 16 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
Kevin McCallister is back, and this time he's all alone in New York City
Kevin McCallister is back, and this time he's all alone in New York City

Free

Free

Various times
9 Dec 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
Various times | 9 Dec 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
Embrace seasonal cheer with our carol-singing community choirs, and join in with the classics
Embrace seasonal cheer with our carol-singing community choirs, and join in with the classics
Various times
18 Nov 2019 - 16 Dec 2019
Various times | 18 Nov 2019 - 16 Dec 2019
tours & activities
film screenings
Don't wanna be all by myself: the archetypal 30-something singleton is brought to life by Renee Zellweger
Don't wanna be all by myself: the archetypal 30-something singleton is brought to life by Renee...

Free

Free

Various times
5 Dec 2019 - 29 Mar 2020
Various times | 5 Dec 2019 - 29 Mar 2020
art & exhibitions
literature & poetry
Joo Yeon Park’s new exhibition commemorates the 30th anniversary of Samuel Beckett’s death
Joo Yeon Park’s new exhibition commemorates the 30th anniversary of Samuel Beckett’s death
A Bug's Life

Free

Free

Various times
19 Nov 2019 - 17 Dec 2019
Various times | 19 Nov 2019 - 17 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
There’s more going on in the world beneath our feet than we could ever imagine
There’s more going on in the world beneath our feet than we could ever imagine
Liza Pulman, Dillie Keane and Adèle Anderson  holding  martini glasses
Various times
10 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
Various times | 10 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
accessible events
british sign language
The songs are mostly topical, the glamour unstoppable: Britain’s greatest cabaret trio are back!
The songs are mostly topical, the glamour unstoppable: Britain’s greatest cabaret trio are back!
Free Gamelan and Poetry workshop for Lambeth Schools
Various times
17 Sep 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
Various times | 17 Sep 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
courses & workshops
Get a group together to have a go at playing the beautiful Javanese gamelan
Get a group together to have a go at playing the beautiful Javanese gamelan
Finding Dory

Free

Free

Various times
20 Nov 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
Various times | 20 Nov 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
Dory may not remember much but she knows what’s most important in a tale full of oceans of emotion
Dory may not remember much but she knows what’s most important in a tale full of oceans of emotion
Gamelan Dancer at the Royal Festival Hall

Free

Free

5:00 pm
Wed 18 Dec 2019
5:00 pm | Wed 18 Dec 2019
Ring in the festive season with beautiful gamelan music and dance from Java, Indonesia
Ring in the festive season with beautiful gamelan music and dance from Java, Indonesia
A man looking at puppet horse in Black Beauty production
Various times
14 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
Various times | 14 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
accessible events
british sign language
A five-star children’s show retells the much-loved tale of a courageous horse
A five-star children’s show retells the much-loved tale of a courageous horse
One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Free

Free

Various times
21 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
Various times | 21 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
Two dalmatians fall in love, start a doggy resistance and set out to rescue 99 pups from a furry fate
Two dalmatians fall in love, start a doggy resistance and set out to rescue 99 pups from a furry...
Circus 1903 at Southbank Centre
Various times
19 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
Various times | 19 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
performance & dance
family & young people
Roll up, roll up for the daredevil entertainment and sensational animal puppetry of this circus
Roll up, roll up for the daredevil entertainment and sensational animal puppetry of this circus
Various times
16 Sep 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
Various times | 16 Sep 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
courses & workshops
Take learning beyond the classroom with an interactive workshop here at Southbank Centre this autumn
Take learning beyond the classroom with an interactive workshop here at Southbank Centre this autumn

Free

Free

Various times
22 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
Various times | 22 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
What happens when superheroes have to hang up their capes and start a family?
What happens when superheroes have to hang up their capes and start a family?

Free

Free

Various times
6 Sep 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Various times | 6 Sep 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Tangy, spicy, sticky, sweet and fresh: our street food market is bursting with flavours for you to try
Tangy, spicy, sticky, sweet and fresh: our street food market is bursting with flavours for you to...
Chiminyo, musical artist

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 20 Dec 2019
1:00 pm | Fri 20 Dec 2019
gigs
Era-spanning dance-scapes feature ethereal arpeggios, thumping acid basslines and heavy beats
Era-spanning dance-scapes feature ethereal arpeggios, thumping acid basslines and heavy beats
Myele Manzanza, musician

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 20 Dec 2019
6:00 pm | Fri 20 Dec 2019
gigs
jazz & blues
The son of a Congolese master percussionist, Myele Manzanza grew up with hip-hop, jazz and dance music
The son of a Congolese master percussionist, Myele Manzanza grew up with hip-hop, jazz and dance...
The LOL Word, illustrative image

Free

Free

9:45 pm
Fri 20 Dec 2019
9:45 pm | Fri 20 Dec 2019
comedy & cabaret
accessible events
Queer comedy collective The LOL Word outdo your Christmas crackers with jokes to suit the season
Queer comedy collective The LOL Word outdo your Christmas crackers with jokes to suit the season
Various times
23 Nov 2019 - 23 Feb 2020
Various times | 23 Nov 2019 - 23 Feb 2020
art & exhibitions
family & young people
Play in giant sandpits illuminated by beautiful graphics, creating music with your own movements
Play in giant sandpits illuminated by beautiful graphics, creating music with your own movements

Free

Free

Various times
23 Nov 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
Various times | 23 Nov 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
tours & activities
film screenings
In the prequel to Monsters Inc., Mike and Sulley are far from the best of friends
In the prequel to Monsters Inc., Mike and Sulley are far from the best of friends
Audience members and performer smiling

Free

Free

4:30 pm
Sat 21 Dec 2019
4:30 pm | Sat 21 Dec 2019
comedy & cabaret
performance & dance
A yuletide hooley of high-heel-stomping, glitter-romping fun celebrating London’s older LGBT+ community
A yuletide hooley of high-heel-stomping, glitter-romping fun celebrating London’s older LGBT+...
Interior view of Queen Elizabeth Hall auditorium
Various times
18 Oct 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
Various times | 18 Oct 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
tours & activities
Decades of architectural innovation are revealed on a tour of Southbank Centre
Decades of architectural innovation are revealed on a tour of Southbank Centre
Bolt

Free

Free

Various times
24 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Various times | 24 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
The crime-fighting dog has a crisis of confidence when he realises his superpowers aren’t real
The crime-fighting dog has a crisis of confidence when he realises his superpowers aren’t real
Various times
24 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Various times | 24 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
What the Dickens? The classic Christmas tale is retold by a bunch of puppets in this family film
What the Dickens? The classic Christmas tale is retold by a bunch of puppets in this family film
Audience members at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

5:30 pm
Sun 22 Dec 2019
5:30 pm | Sun 22 Dec 2019
accessible events
british sign language
Peel the paper off tales, poems and seasonal anecdotes in a festive celebration of storytelling
Peel the paper off tales, poems and seasonal anecdotes in a festive celebration of storytelling
Audience watching a performance
Various times
24 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
Various times | 24 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
tours & activities
film screenings
Fleeing their relationship problems, two women organise a transatlantic house-swap in this candy-coated romcom
Fleeing their relationship problems, two women organise a transatlantic house-swap in this...
Moana

Free

Free

Various times
11 Nov 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
Various times | 11 Nov 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
tours & activities
film screenings
Go on a voyage of discovery with the adventurous teenager who sails out across the Pacific Ocean
Go on a voyage of discovery with the adventurous teenager who sails out across the Pacific Ocean
Audience at performance in the Clore Ballroom

Free

Free

Various times
23 Dec 2019 - 30 Dec 2019
Various times | 23 Dec 2019 - 30 Dec 2019
family & young people
We’ve got some crackers for you at our free lunchtime gigs over the holidays
We’ve got some crackers for you at our free lunchtime gigs over the holidays
Various times
11 Nov 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
Various times | 11 Nov 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
What happens when an eight-year-old boy is left alone over the holidays?
What happens when an eight-year-old boy is left alone over the holidays?
Various times
11 Nov 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
Various times | 11 Nov 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
tours & activities
film screenings
Nobody puts Baby in a corner at a screening of the 1987 coming-of-age film
Nobody puts Baby in a corner at a screening of the 1987 coming-of-age film

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Tue 24 Dec 2019
12:00 pm | Tue 24 Dec 2019
family & young people
dance
Jump, jive and wail at a free festive dance class and party to start your holiday in style
Jump, jive and wail at a free festive dance class and party to start your holiday in style
The Lion King

Free

Free

Various times
14 Nov 2019 - 26 Dec 2019
Various times | 14 Nov 2019 - 26 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
A small lion just can’t wait to be king in the original blockbuster Disney musical
A small lion just can’t wait to be king in the original blockbuster Disney musical
Queer Tango at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

2:00 pm
Thu 26 Dec 2019
2:00 pm | Thu 26 Dec 2019
courses & workshops
dance
Dance cheek to cheek at an afternoon of Argentinian tango lessons, social dancing and performances
Dance cheek to cheek at an afternoon of Argentinian tango lessons, social dancing and performances
The Little Mermaid, artwork

Free

Free

Various times
15 Nov 2019 - 27 Dec 2019
Various times | 15 Nov 2019 - 27 Dec 2019
classical music
family & young people
With a flick of your tail, enter a wondrous undersea world in a beloved Disney adventure
With a flick of your tail, enter a wondrous undersea world in a beloved Disney adventure
Beauty and the Beast, artwork

Free

Free

Various times
17 Nov 2019 - 29 Dec 2019
Various times | 17 Nov 2019 - 29 Dec 2019
family & young people
tours & activities
An enchanted castle, a monstrous prince and a magic rose - who has the power to lift the curse?
An enchanted castle, a monstrous prince and a magic rose - who has the power to lift the curse?
Various times
17 Nov 2019 - 29 Dec 2019
Various times | 17 Nov 2019 - 29 Dec 2019
tours & activities
film screenings
Nothing says the festive season is here like cosying up for a Richard Curtis romcom
Nothing says the festive season is here like cosying up for a Richard Curtis romcom
Kids Count Down, two girls in purple light

Free

Free

11:00 am
Tue 31 Dec 2019
11:00 am | Tue 31 Dec 2019
british sign language
accessible events
Start your family’s New Year revels early with ex-music hall singer turned hip-hop goddess Ida Barr
Start your family’s New Year revels early with ex-music hall singer turned hip-hop goddess Ida...
Southbank Centre, views of the London Eye lit up by fireworks on New Year's Eve
7:00 pm
31 Dec 2019 - 1 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | 31 Dec 2019 - 1 Jan 2020
Party through the decades in one unforgettable night at Southbank Centre
Party through the decades in one unforgettable night at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Wed 01 Jan 2020
1:00 pm | Wed 01 Jan 2020
gigs
folk & world
A rip-roaring, thigh-slapping, pavement-stomping, heart-thumping, blood-pumping hoedown
A rip-roaring, thigh-slapping, pavement-stomping, heart-thumping, blood-pumping hoedown
Gary Willcox, musician

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 03 Jan 2020
1:00 pm | Fri 03 Jan 2020
gigs
This ensemble's contemporary vernacular speaks to a wealth of influences from the great jazz traditions
This ensemble's contemporary vernacular speaks to a wealth of influences from the great jazz...
Various times
14 Sep 2019 - 25 Jul 2020
Various times | 14 Sep 2019 - 25 Jul 2020
courses & workshops
family & young people
Bring your family and friends to play our Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra
Bring your family and friends to play our Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra
Various times
14 Sep 2019 - 25 Jul 2020
Various times | 14 Sep 2019 - 25 Jul 2020
courses & workshops
Get an introduction to the Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra
Get an introduction to the Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra

Free

Free

Various times
5 Nov 2019 - 21 Jan 2020
Various times | 5 Nov 2019 - 21 Jan 2020
courses & workshops
Expand your creativity on a nine-week film-making programme for people with dementia
Expand your creativity on a nine-week film-making programme for people with dementia
Bridget Riley, Pink Landscape, 1960 © Bridget Riley 2019. All rights reserved.

Free

Free

10:00 am
Wed 08 Jan 2020
10:00 am | Wed 08 Jan 2020
art & exhibitions
accessible events
A relaxed and calm environment for visitors with access requirements
A relaxed and calm environment for visitors with access requirements
SKY GOD and The Repeat Beat Poet
8:00 pm
Wed 08 Jan 2020
8:00 pm | Wed 08 Jan 2020
gigs
literature & poetry
Seven poets from the London open-mic night perform works that flow out of hip-hop and politics
Seven poets from the London open-mic night perform works that flow out of hip-hop and politics
Sold out
Bridget Riley, Aria, 2012. © Bridget Riley 2019. All rights reserved.
7:00 pm
Thu 09 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Thu 09 Jan 2020
art & exhibitions
talks & debates
US-based curator Lynne Cooke discusses Riley’s innovative practice
US-based curator Lynne Cooke discusses Riley’s innovative practice
Sean Shibe, guitarist
Various times
Fri 10 Jan 2020
Various times | Fri 10 Jan 2020
art & exhibitions
classical music
A rousing performance of old and new music for guitar within our major Bridget Riley retrospective
A rousing performance of old and new music for guitar within our major Bridget Riley retrospective
From Festival of Love Gamelan Showcase, 9 July 2016.
Various times
11 Jan 2020 - 21 Mar 2020
Various times | 11 Jan 2020 - 21 Mar 2020
courses & workshops
family & young people
Aged 11 to 18? Come explore ensemble music-making on our Javanese gamelan
Aged 11 to 18? Come explore ensemble music-making on our Javanese gamelan
Dancers in the Johann Strauss Gala
2:30 pm
Sat 11 Jan 2020
2:30 pm | Sat 11 Jan 2020
classical music
Take a seat for a quintessentially Viennese experience in this gala event
Take a seat for a quintessentially Viennese experience in this gala event
OAE Tots at Southbank Centre
Various times
Sun 12 Jan 2020
Various times | Sun 12 Jan 2020
classical music
family & young people
The OAE’s interactive music-making session for ages two to five introduces Telemann’s noble steed
The OAE’s interactive music-making session for ages two to five introduces Telemann’s noble...
Headshot of  Jeremy Noel-Tod
2:00 pm
Sun 12 Jan 2020
2:00 pm | Sun 12 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
On the day of the TS Eliot Prize Readings, the poetry critic assesses this year's shortlist
On the day of the TS Eliot Prize Readings, the poetry critic assesses this year's shortlist
4:00 pm
Sun 12 Jan 2020
4:00 pm | Sun 12 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Mark Padmore and Elaine Mitchener perform at the launch of London Sinfonietta’s new digital platform
Mark Padmore and Elaine Mitchener perform at the launch of London Sinfonietta’s new digital...
Portrait of Poet, TS Eliot
7:00 pm
Sun 12 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Sun 12 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
On the eve of the TS Eliot Prize, hear the shortlisted poets reading from their own work
On the eve of the TS Eliot Prize, hear the shortlisted poets reading from their own work
Various times
13 Jan 2020 - 27 Mar 2020
Various times | 13 Jan 2020 - 27 Mar 2020
courses & workshops
Take learning beyond the classroom with an interactive workshop here at Southbank Centre this spring
Take learning beyond the classroom with an interactive workshop here at Southbank Centre this spring
Various times
4 Oct 2019 - 17 Jul 2020
Various times | 4 Oct 2019 - 17 Jul 2020
courses & workshops
family & young people
Shake, rattle and gong with your little ones
Shake, rattle and gong with your little ones
Various times
7 Oct 2019 - 17 Jul 2020
Various times | 7 Oct 2019 - 17 Jul 2020
courses & workshops
family & young people
Join this relaxing music workshop aimed at new parents, carers and non-crawling babies
Join this relaxing music workshop aimed at new parents, carers and non-crawling babies
Woman playing Gamelan
Various times
13 Jan 2020 - 23 Mar 2020
Various times | 13 Jan 2020 - 23 Mar 2020
courses & workshops
This spring, try your hand at playing the Javanese gamelan with this beginners' course
This spring, try your hand at playing the Javanese gamelan with this beginners' course
Workshop participants sat at a table
7:00 pm
Mon 13 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Mon 13 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Poet Richard Scott helps you to apply your poetic skills to our art and artefacts in a six-session course
Poet Richard Scott helps you to apply your poetic skills to our art and artefacts in a six-session...
Free Gamelan and Poetry workshop for Lambeth Schools

Free

Free

Various times
17 Sep 2019 - 14 Jul 2020
Various times | 17 Sep 2019 - 14 Jul 2020
courses & workshops
We invite Lambeth primary schools to explore gamelan and poetry in a series of free workshops
We invite Lambeth primary schools to explore gamelan and poetry in a series of free workshops
Free Gamelan and Poetry workshop for Lambeth Schools
Various times
14 Jan 2020 - 26 Mar 2020
Various times | 14 Jan 2020 - 26 Mar 2020
courses & workshops
Get a group together to have a go at playing the beautiful Javanese gamelan
Get a group together to have a go at playing the beautiful Javanese gamelan

Free

Free

1:30 pm
Wed 15 Jan 2020
1:30 pm | Wed 15 Jan 2020
performance & dance
dance
Swing, sway and twist into the new decade with our first free tea dance of 2020
Swing, sway and twist into the new decade with our first free tea dance of 2020
Adult group playing Gamelan
Various times
15 Jan 2020 - 25 Mar 2020
Various times | 15 Jan 2020 - 25 Mar 2020
courses & workshops
Try your hand at playing the Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra with this beginners' course
Try your hand at playing the Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra with this beginners' course
Ravi Shankar, sitarist

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7:30 pm
Wed 15 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 15 Jan 2020
classical music
gigs
Revel in Ravi Shankar’s only opera, brought to life by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Revel in Ravi Shankar’s only opera, brought to life by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
A man playing Gamelan
Various times
16 Jan 2020 - 26 Mar 2020
Various times | 16 Jan 2020 - 26 Mar 2020
courses & workshops
Take your gamelan-playing skills to the next level with this intermediate course
Take your gamelan-playing skills to the next level with this intermediate course
Philharmonia Orchestra on-stage

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Multi-buy discount

7:30 pm
Thu 16 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 16 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Birthday celebrations begin for the Philharmonia Orchestra with a new horn concerto
Birthday celebrations begin for the Philharmonia Orchestra with a new horn concerto
Group of people playing Gamelan
Various times
16 Jan 2020 - 26 Mar 2020
Various times | 16 Jan 2020 - 26 Mar 2020
courses & workshops
Put your gamelan experience to the test with our advanced course
Put your gamelan experience to the test with our advanced course
Children at poetry workshop

Free

Free

Various times
17 Jan 2020 - 10 Jul 2020
Various times | 17 Jan 2020 - 10 Jul 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Find your spot on the poem rug for a short session of nursery rhymes and poems for under-5s
Find your spot on the poem rug for a short session of nursery rhymes and poems for under-5s
Têtes de Pois, instrumental band

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 17 Jan 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 17 Jan 2020
gigs
Get dancing at a free Friday evening concert of jazz fusion and world grooves
Get dancing at a free Friday evening concert of jazz fusion and world grooves
London Contemporary Orchestra – Rushes
7:30 pm
Fri 17 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 17 Jan 2020
classical music
An art installation responds to the sound of the LCO playing Michael Gordon’s mesmerising piece Rushes
An art installation responds to the sound of the LCO playing Michael Gordon’s mesmerising piece...
Installation of Jesse Wine The Whole Vibe of Everything

Free

Free

12:00 pm
Sat 18 Jan 2020
12:00 pm | Sat 18 Jan 2020
courses & workshops
How do works of art actually get into a gallery space? What's it like to work with an artist?
How do works of art actually get into a gallery space? What's it like to work with an artist?
Bridget Riley, Rajasthan, 2012
1:00 pm
Sat 18 Jan 2020
1:00 pm | Sat 18 Jan 2020
art & exhibitions
talks & debates
Take part in a stimulating half-day event devoted to the work of celebrated British artist Bridget Riley
Take part in a stimulating half-day event devoted to the work of celebrated British artist Bridget...
Stephane Degout, baritone

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Multi-buy discount

7:30 pm
Sat 18 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 18 Jan 2020
classical music
Marvel at Fauré’s sublime choral-orchestral mass with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Marvel at Fauré’s sublime choral-orchestral mass with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Black Midi, rock band
7:30 pm
Sat 18 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 18 Jan 2020
gigs
rock & alternative
Strap yourself in for the experimental sound of the maverick four-piece
Strap yourself in for the experimental sound of the maverick four-piece
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

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7:30 pm
Sun 19 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 19 Jan 2020
classical music
Contemplate fresh musical horizons after the Second World War with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Contemplate fresh musical horizons after the Second World War with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Djrum, musical artist
7:30 pm
Sun 19 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 19 Jan 2020
gigs
electronic
The perennially acclaimed underground artist deftly fuses jazz, hip-hop, dubstep, ambient and techno
The perennially acclaimed underground artist deftly fuses jazz, hip-hop, dubstep, ambient and techno
Noriko Kawai, pianist

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7:45 pm
Sun 19 Jan 2020
7:45 pm | Sun 19 Jan 2020
classical music
classical music
Hear a revelatory work for piano by James Dillon, performed in London for the first time in 15 years
Hear a revelatory work for piano by James Dillon, performed in London for the first time in 15 years
6:30 pm
Mon 20 Jan 2020
6:30 pm | Mon 20 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Share your thoughts on the winner of the 2020 TS Eliot Prize
Share your thoughts on the winner of the 2020 TS Eliot Prize
Jude Yawson, writer
7:00 pm
Mon 20 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Mon 20 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
writers
How can your writing tackle the climate crisis?
How can your writing tackle the climate crisis?
The Pappy Show
Various times
20 Jan 2020 - 21 Jan 2020
Various times | 20 Jan 2020 - 21 Jan 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
A joyful, electric, occasionally raw but always tender dance that uncovers the many facets of maleness
A joyful, electric, occasionally raw but always tender dance that uncovers the many facets of...
Various times
21 Jan 2020 - 5 Feb 2020
Various times | 21 Jan 2020 - 5 Feb 2020
art & exhibitions
courses & workshops
Book your place on a bespoke sensory and interactive day exclusively for SEND school groups
Book your place on a bespoke sensory and interactive day exclusively for SEND school groups
Sound Across a Century 1_1600x900
7:30 pm
Wed 22 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 22 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Look back at the music of the past 100 years with the London Sinfonietta
Look back at the music of the past 100 years with the London Sinfonietta
Anima dance production
Various times
22 Jan 2020 - 23 Jan 2020
Various times | 22 Jan 2020 - 23 Jan 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Breathe in. Now, breathe out. The dance-circus company’s latest show takes us on an intimate journey
Breathe in. Now, breathe out. The dance-circus company’s latest show takes us on an intimate...
Sandi Toksvig, writer and broadcaster
7:30 pm
Thu 23 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 23 Jan 2020
performance & dance
comedy & cabaret
The Bake Off host is back with her one-woman show, packed with tall stories and funny facts
The Bake Off host is back with her one-woman show, packed with tall stories and funny facts
Kensington Symphony Orchestra
7:30 pm
Thu 23 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 23 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Brahms’ magnificent Piano Concerto No.2 is paired with MacMillan’s Symphony No.4, a spiritual journey
Brahms’ magnificent Piano Concerto No.2 is paired with MacMillan’s Symphony No.4, a spiritual...
Tony Njoku

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 24 Jan 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 24 Jan 2020
gigs
electronic
Dubbed 'one to watch' by The Guardian, the producer and songwriter creates delicate, danceable music
Dubbed 'one to watch' by The Guardian, the producer and songwriter creates delicate,...
Sean Shibe holding his guitars

Free

Free

6:30 pm
Fri 24 Jan 2020
6:30 pm | Fri 24 Jan 2020
courses & workshops
Spend an evening with the innovative musician, exploring ways of writing new repertoire for guitar
Spend an evening with the innovative musician, exploring ways of writing new repertoire for guitar
Wes Peden on stage
Various times
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
Various times | 24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Master of technical innovation and manipulation, juggler Wes Peden presents his new solo show
Master of technical innovation and manipulation, juggler Wes Peden presents his new solo show
Participants of a workshop
1:00 pm
Sat 25 Jan 2020
1:00 pm | Sat 25 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
By the metre: navigate the world of poetry at our monthly three-hour weekend writing workshop, facilitated by leading UK/US poets.
By the metre: navigate the world of poetry at our monthly three-hour weekend writing workshop,...
Martin and Sherlie Kemp
7:30 pm
Sat 25 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 25 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
It's big, it's brassy, it’s the music of Broadway!
It's big, it's brassy, it’s the music of Broadway!
Hagen Quartet

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7:30 pm
Sat 25 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 25 Jan 2020
classical music
‘One of the finest quartets of our time’ (Washington Post)
‘One of the finest quartets of our time’ (Washington Post)
Trinity Laban Gold Medal, dancer outside
7:00 pm
Mon 27 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Mon 27 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Witness seven outstanding young artists competing for Trinity Laban's 2020 Gold Medal
Witness seven outstanding young artists competing for Trinity Laban's 2020 Gold Medal
Lisa Beznosiuk, flute

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7:00 pm
Tue 28 Jan 2020
7:00 pm | Tue 28 Jan 2020
classical music
The composer’s major-key masterpieces save the day with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
The composer’s major-key masterpieces save the day with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Luka Okros, pianist
7:45 pm
Tue 28 Jan 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 28 Jan 2020
classical music
Effervescent, sublime, impassioned: Russian chamber music at its best
Effervescent, sublime, impassioned: Russian chamber music at its best
School children singing next to a piano
10:30 am
Wed 29 Jan 2020
10:30 am | Wed 29 Jan 2020
courses & workshops
Tune up at a day of interactive, artist-led music workshops for primary schools
Tune up at a day of interactive, artist-led music workshops for primary schools
Between the Stones at Southbank Centre
Various times
29 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2020
Various times | 29 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
An English version of Japanese classical theatre examines grief and the healing power of gardens
An English version of Japanese classical theatre examines grief and the healing power of gardens
Denis Kozhukhin, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 29 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 29 Jan 2020
classical music
A fantastical sonata, amusing impromptus and a moody waltz reflect ‘spellbinding’ artistry
A fantastical sonata, amusing impromptus and a moody waltz reflect ‘spellbinding’ artistry
Paul Burston, journalist and author
7:30 pm
Wed 29 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 29 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Welcome the new year with an edition of the LGBTQ+ literary salon headlined by the novelist and critic
Welcome the new year with an edition of the LGBTQ+ literary salon headlined by the novelist and...
Participants of podcasting course

Free

Free

Various times
26 Sep 2019 - 27 Mar 2020
Various times | 26 Sep 2019 - 27 Mar 2020
courses & workshops
Want to make your own podcast? Find out how on a free two-day course for ages 18 – 25
Want to make your own podcast? Find out how on a free two-day course for ages 18 – 25
Little Louie Vega Project
7:30 pm
Thu 30 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 30 Jan 2020
gigs
jazz & blues
Playing house-infused jazz, funk, dance and soul music, it's the live band project of the house music icon
Playing house-infused jazz, funk, dance and soul music, it's the live band project of the house...
Poet performing at Out-Spoken
7:45 pm
Thu 30 Jan 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 30 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Robin Robertson headlines London’s premier evening of poetry and live music, now at Southbank Centre
Robin Robertson headlines London’s premier evening of poetry and live music, now at Southbank...

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 31 Jan 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 31 Jan 2020
gigs
Wonky jazz hip-pop with a punk edge – Bunny Hoova’s moreish music is hard to define
Wonky jazz hip-pop with a punk edge – Bunny Hoova’s moreish music is hard to define
The Big Blind
7:30 pm
Fri 31 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 31 Jan 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Guy Barker and Kurt Elling's jazz audio drama
The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Guy Barker and Kurt Elling's jazz audio...
IPS 2016/17/18
7:30 pm
Fri 31 Jan 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 31 Jan 2020
classical music
Enjoy two piano concertos, each with a story to tell, performed by Mozart’s greatest interpreter
Enjoy two piano concertos, each with a story to tell, performed by Mozart’s greatest interpreter
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
3:00 pm
Sat 01 Feb 2020
3:00 pm | Sat 01 Feb 2020
classical music
Join the London Philharmonic Orchestra for the third part of Wagner’s magnificent Ring Cycle
Join the London Philharmonic Orchestra for the third part of Wagner’s magnificent Ring Cycle
 And So I Watch You from Afar, Rock band
7:30 pm
Sat 01 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 01 Feb 2020
gigs
rock & alternative
Jettison is the genre-twisting rockers' most ambitious project to date
Jettison is the genre-twisting rockers' most ambitious project to date
Jack Quartet & Colin Currie

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7:45 pm
Sat 01 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Sat 01 Feb 2020
classical music
Hear an irresistible selection of recent and new works from two champions of modern music
Hear an irresistible selection of recent and new works from two champions of modern music
Orchestra on stage at Royal Festival Hall
3:00 pm
Sun 02 Feb 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 02 Feb 2020
classical music
Crouch End Festival Chorus sings you through ambitious music of the changing 20th century
Crouch End Festival Chorus sings you through ambitious music of the changing 20th century
NieR orchestra on stage
Various times
Sun 02 Feb 2020
Various times | Sun 02 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Unearthly music from the cult video game is performed live in a European premiere
Unearthly music from the cult video game is performed live in a European premiere
Sold out
Gerard Brooks, organist

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7:30 pm
Mon 03 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 03 Feb 2020
classical music
You may be familiar with the Toccata of Widor’s Symphony No.5 - but the rest deserves repeating
You may be familiar with the Toccata of Widor’s Symphony No.5 - but the rest deserves repeating
Corinthian Orchestra Fantastique!
8:00 pm
Mon 03 Feb 2020
8:00 pm | Mon 03 Feb 2020
classical music
Bewitching images abound in the Corinthian Orchestra’s performance of Berlioz’s dreamlike symphony
Bewitching images abound in the Corinthian Orchestra’s performance of Berlioz’s dreamlike...
Mark Wigglesworth, conductor

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7:30 pm
Tue 04 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 04 Feb 2020
classical music
Meditate on night skies full of wonder with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Meditate on night skies full of wonder with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dancers in Invisible Harmony
7:45 pm
Tue 04 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Tue 04 Feb 2020
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Bear witness to East Asian political resistance through poetry, spoken word and dance
Bear witness to East Asian political resistance through poetry, spoken word and dance
Marian Keyes, writer
7:30 pm
Wed 05 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 05 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
One of the most successful Irish novelists of all time introduces her much anticipated new novel
One of the most successful Irish novelists of all time introduces her much anticipated new novel
Wiliam Longsdail, painter
8:00 pm
Wed 05 Feb 2020
8:00 pm | Wed 05 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
For over 200 years, Spanish poets have walked London’s streets - and used them for inspiration
For over 200 years, Spanish poets have walked London’s streets - and used them for inspiration
Musicians, Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas
7:30 pm
Thu 06 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 06 Feb 2020
gigs
folk & world
Today’s finest Celtic and Americana musicians revisit shared roots and forge new common ground
Today’s finest Celtic and Americana musicians revisit shared roots and forge new common ground
Numb Mob performing at Friday Lunch at New Music Biennial

Free

Free

1:00 pm
Fri 07 Feb 2020
1:00 pm | Fri 07 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Composers and musicians are invited to watch electronic musicians Ben Hayes and Hector Plimmer at work
Composers and musicians are invited to watch electronic musicians Ben Hayes and Hector Plimmer at...
Demonstration: Ben Hayes & Hector Plimmer

Free

Free

4:00 pm
Fri 07 Feb 2020
4:00 pm | Fri 07 Feb 2020
courses & workshops
contemporary classical
Join composers Ben Hayes and Hector Plimmer for a talk and a demonstration of their work with AI
Join composers Ben Hayes and Hector Plimmer for a talk and a demonstration of their work with AI

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 07 Feb 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 07 Feb 2020
gigs
jazz & blues
'The root of it all is jazz' says the south London vocalist whose music comes from the heart
'The root of it all is jazz' says the south London vocalist whose music comes from the...
Cecelia Bruggemeyer, double bass

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7:00 pm
Fri 07 Feb 2020
7:00 pm | Fri 07 Feb 2020
classical music
Investigate Mozart’s last three symphonies with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Investigate Mozart’s last three symphonies with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Cowpuncher My Ass on stage
Various times
7 Feb 2020 - 8 Feb 2020
Various times | 7 Feb 2020 - 8 Feb 2020
gigs
performance & dance
A genre-defying story of heroes and heroines, obsession and cowboys by choreographer Holly Blakey
A genre-defying story of heroes and heroines, obsession and cowboys by choreographer Holly Blakey
Marco Blaauw, trumpeter

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7:30 pm
Sat 08 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 08 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Masterworks from 1801, 1901 and 2001 open the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Masterworks from 1801, 1901 and 2001 open the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2020 Vision project
Ben Hayes & Hector Plimmer, producers
7:45 pm
Sat 08 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Sat 08 Feb 2020
gigs
electronic
Humans and machines come together to perform composed, improvised and real-time AI-generated music
Humans and machines come together to perform composed, improvised and real-time AI-generated music
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor

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3:00 pm
Sun 09 Feb 2020
3:00 pm | Sun 09 Feb 2020
classical music
classical music
From Russia with love: Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in the country’s classics
From Russia with love: Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in the country’s...
Isabel Allende, author
7:00 pm
Sun 09 Feb 2020
7:00 pm | Sun 09 Feb 2020
british sign language
speech to text
For the first time in 12 years, one of the most widely read novelists in the world visits the UK
For the first time in 12 years, one of the most widely read novelists in the world visits the UK
Clara Rodriguez, pianist
7:45 pm
Sun 09 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Sun 09 Feb 2020
classical music
The spotlight’s on essential female composers and writers from Europe and Latin America
The spotlight’s on essential female composers and writers from Europe and Latin America
Chris Braide and Marc Almond, British songwriters
7:30 pm
Mon 10 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 10 Feb 2020
gigs
pop
The inimitable singer performs a selection of hits and material from new album Chaos and a Dancing Star
The inimitable singer performs a selection of hits and material from new album Chaos and a Dancing...
Musicians playing string instruments
7:45 pm
Mon 10 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Mon 10 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Scottish ensemble the Turadh Quartet joins forces with Latvian pianist Antonina Suhanova
Scottish ensemble the Turadh Quartet joins forces with Latvian pianist Antonina Suhanova
The Bach Choir Mass in B Minor. Robin Blaze, countertenor
7:30 pm
Tue 11 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 11 Feb 2020
classical music
The Bach Choir sings Bach’s magnificent mass
The Bach Choir sings Bach’s magnificent mass
Roman Rabinovich, pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 11 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Tue 11 Feb 2020
classical music
This musical homage to Pablo Picasso takes in Spain, Russian ballet and the world of a clown
This musical homage to Pablo Picasso takes in Spain, Russian ballet and the world of a clown
Child and adult at Southbank Centre during Imagine Children's Festival

Free

Free

Various times
12 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
Various times | 12 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
family & young people
Step this way for stories and games to spark your imagination
Step this way for stories and games to spark your imagination
Balloon attached to a trumpet outside

Free

Free

Various times
12 Feb 2020 - 13 Apr 2020
Various times | 12 Feb 2020 - 13 Apr 2020
art & exhibitions
HENI Project Space presents a free exhibition of playful, musical works by Nevin Aladağ
HENI Project Space presents a free exhibition of playful, musical works by Nevin Aladağ
The set of The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Various times
12 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020
Various times | 12 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020
relaxed performances
accessible events
The caterpillar who munched its way into our hearts comes to life in a show featuring 75 colourful puppets
The caterpillar who munched its way into our hearts comes to life in a show featuring 75 colourful...
Baby in multi-sensory tent
Various times
12 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020
Various times | 12 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020
family & young people
Wonder at the world in a multi-sensory experience for pre-walking babies and their grown-ups
Wonder at the world in a multi-sensory experience for pre-walking babies and their grown-ups
Sonic Cradle at Southbank Centre
Various times
Wed 12 Feb 2020
Various times | Wed 12 Feb 2020
family & young people
under 5s
Night time sounds, music from India and dancing visuals create a tranquil and immersive musical experience
Night time sounds, music from India and dancing visuals create a tranquil and immersive musical...
Pop Crimes gig at Southbank Centre
7:30 pm
Wed 12 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 12 Feb 2020
gigs
rock & alternative
Ten years after the release of his final album, pay tribute to the legacy of visionary musician Rowland S Howard
Ten years after the release of his final album, pay tribute to the legacy of visionary musician...
Child drawing on a giant chalkboard at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

Various times
13 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
Various times | 13 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
family & young people
See where your imagination takes you, and watch how the picture grows and changes throughout the day
See where your imagination takes you, and watch how the picture grows and changes throughout the day
Girl and adult playing on Festival Terrace at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

Various times
13 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
Various times | 13 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
family & young people
Hop, jump, skip and run off some steam on our Riverside Terrace
Hop, jump, skip and run off some steam on our Riverside Terrace

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Thu 13 Feb 2020
6:00 pm | Thu 13 Feb 2020
classical music
Janacek completed his String Quartet No.2, the passionate Intimate Letters, just months before he died
Janacek completed his String Quartet No.2, the passionate Intimate Letters, just months before he...
Lahav Shani, conductor

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7:30 pm
Thu 13 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 13 Feb 2020
classical music
Fall in love with the Philharmonia Orchestra’s rendition of excerpts from Prokofiev’s ballet
Fall in love with the Philharmonia Orchestra’s rendition of excerpts from Prokofiev’s ballet
Eimear McBride, author
7:45 pm
Thu 13 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 13 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Fierce, honest, laced with desire and punctuated with black humour: it's the writer's third novel
Fierce, honest, laced with desire and punctuated with black humour: it's the writer's...
Child enjoying Rug Rhymes at Southbank Centre

Free

Free

Various times
Fri 14 Feb 2020
Various times | Fri 14 Feb 2020
family & young people
The focus is on the grown-ups with hand massages and self-care tips
The focus is on the grown-ups with hand massages and self-care tips
Illustration of Mmm Ahh Whoosh with Mellow Baku

Free

Free

Various times
Fri 14 Feb 2020
Various times | Fri 14 Feb 2020
family & young people
Sing along with songs for under-fives from a jazz and soul singer
Sing along with songs for under-fives from a jazz and soul singer
Tomorrow’s Warriors Soon Come Orchestra in Queen Elizabeth Hall

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 14 Feb 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 14 Feb 2020
gigs
Innovation is the name of the game with these bright young players from the jazz development organisation
Innovation is the name of the game with these bright young players from the jazz development...
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano

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7:30 pm
Fri 14 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 14 Feb 2020
classical music
classical music
Take your significant other for a night out in Paris with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Take your significant other for a night out in Paris with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Children with facepaint

Free

Free

Various times
15 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
Various times | 15 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
family & young people
Get glitzy, colourful, and creative with face painting by The Glitterbox
Get glitzy, colourful, and creative with face painting by The Glitterbox
Supertato illustration
11:00 am
Sat 15 Feb 2020
11:00 am | Sat 15 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Supertato's always there for you when the chips are down
Supertato's always there for you when the chips are down
Friday Lunch: Harmonise, children and young people on stage singing

Free

Free

Various times
Sat 15 Feb 2020
Various times | Sat 15 Feb 2020
family & young people
under 5s
All together now: join us for a day of belting tunes for kids
All together now: join us for a day of belting tunes for kids
Illustration of The Little Island
Various times
Sat 15 Feb 2020
Various times | Sat 15 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
A fable for our times about coming together, and the power of friendship, tolerance and cooperation
A fable for our times about coming together, and the power of friendship, tolerance and cooperation
Illustrations of a child and a cat running
2:00 pm
Sat 15 Feb 2020
2:00 pm | Sat 15 Feb 2020
talks & debates
family & young people
Meet Rocket - she's going to be the greatest astronaut, star-catcher, space-traveller that has ever lived!
Meet Rocket - she's going to be the greatest astronaut, star-catcher, space-traveller that has...
Slug and Caterpillar from SLIME
Various times
15 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020
Various times | 15 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020
accessible events
british sign language
Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting
Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting
Zookeeper hodling a dinosaur
Various times
15 Feb 2020 - 21 Feb 2020
Various times | 15 Feb 2020 - 21 Feb 2020
accessible events
british sign language
Have you ever met a dinosaur? Now’s your chance!
Have you ever met a dinosaur? Now’s your chance!

Free

Free

Various times
15 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
Various times | 15 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020
british sign language
accessible events
Find out about courageous children who tried to make the world a better place
Find out about courageous children who tried to make the world a better place
Various times
15 Feb 2020 - 18 Feb 2020
Various times | 15 Feb 2020 - 18 Feb 2020
family & young people
Family-friendly glamour and glitz abound in a classic tale of identity and belonging
Family-friendly glamour and glitz abound in a classic tale of identity and belonging
Creating New Music for Chinese and Western Instruments

Free

Free

4:00 pm
Sat 15 Feb 2020
4:00 pm | Sat 15 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Find harmony between East and West with your own voice or instrument at a practical workshop
Find harmony between East and West with your own voice or instrument at a practical workshop
 Lucy O'Brian, author
7:30 pm
Sat 15 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Sat 15 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Mark LGBTQ+ History Month with a specially curated edition of London’s popular literary salon
Mark LGBTQ+ History Month with a specially curated edition of London’s popular literary salon

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opening times

11am – 7pm every day except Tuesdays when the gallery is closed. Late night opening on Thursdays until 9pm.

cafe

Hayward Gallery Cafe has the same opening times as the gallery.

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ticketing

Tickets to all of our exhibitions and events can be booked online, by telephone or in person. Please note that the Ticket Office at Hayward Gallery is cash free. Visitors are still able to buy tickets with cash at the Ticket Office, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall.

bag restrictions

Please note that bags of 40 x 25 x 25 cm and over cannot be taken into exhibitions. A cloakroom is available in the Hayward Gallery Foyer.

access

For access to the gallery, foyer, cafe and shop, use:

JCB Glass Lift, Blue Side, Royal Festival Hall to exit onto Riverside Terrace, Level 2 and use main entrance into Hayward Gallery. Alternatively, use the car park lift to the Hayward Gallery Foyer. All floors are accessible from main foyer. Please use the Hayward Gallery Foyer lift to access the cafe.

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We welcome wheelchair users and guide companion dogs. Wheelchairs and gallery stools are available for visitors by visiting the Hayward Gallery cloakroom when you arrive (subject to availability).

Talk to a member of staff at the foyer entrance if you have a disability that means you can’t queue, or you need extra assistance. 

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cloakroom

A cloakroom is available in the Hayward Gallery Foyer at a charge of £1 per item. Items left here are at the owner’s risk and we cannot accept any responsibility for loss or damage from any cause to items left in the cloakroom. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

toilets

Toilets are located in the foyer and inside the gallery. An accessible toilet and gender neutral inclusive toilets are located in the foyer.

​A Changing Places toilet is located on Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, next to the JCB Glass Lift, for the exclusive use of disabled people who need personal assistance to use the toilet. The key for this room is available from the Welcome Hub, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall. The facility includes a height-adjustable bench, tracking hoist system, a centrally-placed toilet, a height-adjustable basin and a shower. For health and safety reasons we do not provide slings. Visitors are asked to bring their own which should be compatible with the loop system. The maximum weight for the hoist and the height adjustable bench is 200kg. The facility is open daily 10am – 11pm.

parking

Blue Badge holders and those with access requirements can be dropped off on the Queen Elizabeth Hall Slip Road off Belvedere Road (the road between Royal Festival Hall and Hayward Gallery).

There are four Blue Badge parking spaces available for visitors located on the Queen Elizabeth Hall Slip Road off Belvedere Road (the road between Royal Festival Hall and Hayward Gallery). Spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, and use of them is free. You are required to display your Blue Badge as you enter the site. Vehicles that do not display a Blue Badge are refused entry.

Alternative parking is available nearby at the National Theatre car park (330 metres) and APCOA Cornwall Road Car Park (490 metres), subject to charges.

Blue Badge parking National Theatre

Alternative parking for Blue Badge holders visiting Southbank Centre can be found at the National Theatre car park (330 metres). Just take your badge and car park ticket to Royal Festival Hall Ticket Office on Level 2, for validation before you leave.

Please note: on Sunday when the National Theatre building is closed there is no step-free access from the car park.

Blue Badge parking APCOA Cornwall Road

Alternative parking for Blue Badge holders visiting Southbank Centre can also be found at the South Bank Car Park—APCOA Cornwall Road Car Park. Just take your badge and car park ticket to the parking attendant office at the entrance to the car park for validation before you leave.

A drop-off point at Royal Festival Hall (30 metres) has been created for visitors who are unable to walk from alternative car parks.

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