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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Southbank Sinfonia
11:30 am
Sun 19 May 2019
11:30 am | Sun 19 May 2019
classical music
family & young people
Step into our time machine and travel through musical history at an interactive family concert
Step into our time machine and travel through musical history at an interactive family concert
Planningtorock, musician
8:00 pm
Wed 17 Jul 2019
8:00 pm | Wed 17 Jul 2019
gigs
pop
Love, queerness, gender identities and survival - it’s Planningtorock’s empowering musical show
Love, queerness, gender identities and survival - it’s Planningtorock’s empowering musical show
On sale soon
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
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
Southbank Sinfonia musicians
11:30 am
Sat 05 Oct 2019
11:30 am | Sat 05 Oct 2019
classical music
family & young people
Dive in to some of classical music’s greatest stories in a concert for children aged five to 11
Dive in to some of classical music’s greatest stories in a concert for children aged five to 11

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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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