Family fun

Explore what’s on for families at Southbank Centre. Whether you are looking for fun activities, spaces to play or just somewhere to have a bite to eat, there’s plenty to enjoy.

This May half-term, come and enjoy giant, interactive sandpits at Soundpit, open daily. Stick By Me is a quirky show exploring childhood imagination and fantasies using mime, music and comedy. And why not chill out at Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden and cool off at our water fountain – Appearing Rooms by Jeppe Hein. 

Looking forward to the summer, we have free family fun every Sunday with artists performing on our outdoor stage. 

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Stick by Me at Southbank Centre
Various times
27 May 2019 - 28 May 2019
Various times | 27 May 2019 - 28 May 2019
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Treasure the little things at a quirky show about friendship and play for ages 3 - 6
Treasure the little things at a quirky show about friendship and play for ages 3 - 6
Navadal Showcase South Asian Youth Dancers
5:30 pm
Sat 20 Jul 2019
5:30 pm | Sat 20 Jul 2019
performance & dance
dance
Be dazzled by the rising stars of South Asian dance at a showcase from Akademi
Be dazzled by the rising stars of South Asian dance at a showcase from Akademi
U. Dance Showcase, youth dancers performing
Various times
20 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019
Various times | 20 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019
family & young people
dance
Witness the best young dance talent from across the UK perform in two explosive shows
Witness the best young dance talent from across the UK perform in two explosive shows
U. Dance Young Creatives
2:30 pm
Sun 21 Jul 2019
2:30 pm | Sun 21 Jul 2019
performance & dance
dance
Where next for dance? The choreographers of tomorrow present imaginative new works
Where next for dance? The choreographers of tomorrow present imaginative new works
Tales of the Turntable at Southbank Centre
Various times
15 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019
Various times | 15 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019
performance & dance
dance
Travel through musical history at a ZooNation Youth Company show for all the family
Travel through musical history at a ZooNation Youth Company show for all the family
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

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27 May - 28 May
performance & dance
performance & theatre
Treasure the little things at a quirky show about friendship and play for ages 3 - 6

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Pete Woodhead
13 Feb - 2 Jun
art & exhibitions
family & young people
What if you could hear colour and feel sound? Come and play in giant sandpits, creating music and designs through movement
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