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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,...
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)
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
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

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 Kurt Elling and Phil Galdston's jazz audio drama
The BBC Concert Orchestra and an all-star cast present Kurt Elling and Phil Galdston's jazz...
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
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...
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

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...
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
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
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...
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...
Zookeeper hodling a dinosaur
Various times
15 Feb 2020 - 21 Feb 2020
Various times | 15 Feb 2020 - 21 Feb 2020
family & young people
accessible events
Have you ever met a dinosaur? Now’s your chance!
Have you ever met a dinosaur? Now’s your chance!
Matisse exhibition at Hayward Gallery
Various times
15 Feb 2020 - 18 Feb 2020
Various times | 15 Feb 2020 - 18 Feb 2020
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
Cressida Cowell, author
10:45 am
Mon 17 Feb 2020
10:45 am | Mon 17 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Calling creators of the future – hear from the pros on how to grow your own magical ideas
Calling creators of the future – hear from the pros on how to grow your own magical ideas
Ron Weasley, Harry Potter and Hermione Granger
2:00 pm
Mon 17 Feb 2020
2:00 pm | Mon 17 Feb 2020
family & young people
literature & poetry
Still waiting for your letter from Hogwarts?
Still waiting for your letter from Hogwarts?
Dermot O'Leary and Toto the Ninja Cat
12:30 pm
Thu 20 Feb 2020
12:30 pm | Thu 20 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
Toto the Ninja Cat is going on a well-earned holiday to the world's most famous music festival - Catstonbury!
Toto the Ninja Cat is going on a well-earned holiday to the world's most famous music festival...
Rasha Nahas, musical artist

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 21 Feb 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 21 Feb 2020
gigs
folk & world
Electric guitars meet classical technique and fierce storytelling at a gig from the singer-songwriter
Electric guitars meet classical technique and fierce storytelling at a gig from the...
Musical Roots
11:30 am
Sat 22 Feb 2020
11:30 am | Sat 22 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Calling all detectives! Help the BBC Concert Orchestra solve the mysteries in their musical family tree
Calling all detectives! Help the BBC Concert Orchestra solve the mysteries in their musical family...
Sam and Mark, kids' TV presenters
3:15 pm
Sat 22 Feb 2020
3:15 pm | Sat 22 Feb 2020
family & young people
Rib-tickling fun for the whole family awaits at Sam and Mark’s live show
Rib-tickling fun for the whole family awaits at Sam and Mark’s live show
A collage of old photographs and envelopes
11:00 am
Sun 23 Feb 2020
11:00 am | Sun 23 Feb 2020
family & young people
spoken word & live literature
A personal, powerful and resonant account of the Holocaust told by a beloved children's author
A personal, powerful and resonant account of the Holocaust told by a beloved children's author
Pippi Longstocking holding a horse
2:00 pm
Sun 23 Feb 2020
2:00 pm | Sun 23 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
A playful performance celebrates the 75th birthday of 'the strongest girl in the world'
A playful performance celebrates the 75th birthday of 'the strongest girl in the world'
Chineke! Orchestra
7:30 pm
Sun 23 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 23 Feb 2020
classical music
classical music
An enchanting suite by Coleridge-Taylor leads into Beethoven’s gigantic Seventh Symphony
An enchanting suite by Coleridge-Taylor leads into Beethoven’s gigantic Seventh Symphony
Alexei Volodin, pianist

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7:30 pm
Wed 26 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Wed 26 Feb 2020
classical music
classical music
Fairy tale atmosphere pervades an all-Russian musical evening
Fairy tale atmosphere pervades an all-Russian musical evening
Benjamin Grosvenor, pianist

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7:30 pm
Thu 27 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Thu 27 Feb 2020
classical music
Passion and ambition come to the fore in chamber music by two great composers of the Romantic era
Passion and ambition come to the fore in chamber music by two great composers of the Romantic era

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 28 Feb 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 28 Feb 2020
Start your weekend with heartfelt soul-jazz stylings at a free Friday evening gig from the versatile vocalist
Start your weekend with heartfelt soul-jazz stylings at a free Friday evening gig from the versatile...
Bang On! at Southbank Centre
7:30 pm
Fri 28 Feb 2020
7:30 pm | Fri 28 Feb 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
New American music brings together Bang On a Can All-Stars and the BBC Concert Orchestra
New American music brings together Bang On a Can All-Stars and the BBC Concert Orchestra
Plaid, electronic duo
10:30 pm
28 Feb 2020 - 29 Feb 2020
10:30 pm | 28 Feb 2020 - 29 Feb 2020
gigs
electronic
Energetic bangers, melodic rhythms and hypnotic textures: Plaid create ever-bolder electronic music
Energetic bangers, melodic rhythms and hypnotic textures: Plaid create ever-bolder electronic music
A women playing the piano
7:30 pm
Sun 01 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Sun 01 Mar 2020
gigs
jazz & blues
Paul Hoskins conducts an extraordinary, colourful programme featuring Britten, Ravel and Lutoslawski
Paul Hoskins conducts an extraordinary, colourful programme featuring Britten, Ravel and Lutoslawski
7:30 pm
Mon 02 Mar 2020
7:30 pm | Mon 02 Mar 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Austria, Poland, Italy: oboe virtuoso François Leleux explores them all, in irresistible style
Austria, Poland, Italy: oboe virtuoso François Leleux explores them all, in irresistible style
Westminster Parliament
12:00 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
12:00 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
talks & debates
accessible events
If women ran Parliament, what would it look like?
If women ran Parliament, what would it look like?
Layla Saad, writer
1:45 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
1:45 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
talks & debates
accessible events
Challenge your understanding of white supremacy and privilege in a thought-provoking session
Challenge your understanding of white supremacy and privilege in a thought-provoking session
Skyline shot of Tower Bridge
3:30 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
3:30 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
talks & debates
accessible events
Ask what our mayoral candidates will do to improve the lives of women
Ask what our mayoral candidates will do to improve the lives of women
Fehdah, musical artist

Free

Free

6:00 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
6:00 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
gigs
Spiritual daughter of Erykah Badu and Oumou Sangaré, Fehdah describes her music as 'future Afro soul'
Spiritual daughter of Erykah Badu and Oumou Sangaré, Fehdah describes her music as 'future...
Caroline Criado Perez
7:00 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
7:00 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
See what is often unseen as the campaigner and writer discusses her groundbreaking book
See what is often unseen as the campaigner and writer discusses her groundbreaking book
Scarlett Curtis, author
9:00 pm
Fri 06 Mar 2020
9:00 pm | Fri 06 Mar 2020
talks & debates
accessible events
In an afternoon of fun, frank and honest conversation, our panel discusses what feminism means to them
In an afternoon of fun, frank and honest conversation, our panel discusses what feminism means to...
Refusing to Be Silenced, Women at Awards Ceremony
12:00 pm
Sat 07 Mar 2020
12:00 pm | Sat 07 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
talks & debates
Come and hear from women of courage who stand for human rights and justice in war around the world
Come and hear from women of courage who stand for human rights and justice in war around the world

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