Festivals & Series

Southbank Centre was born out of the ideals of the 1951 Festival of Britain and festivals remain at the heart of all we do. Our festivals and series happen year-round and deal with a diverse range of art forms and topics spanning all with a mix of free and paid activities and events.

explore our art form series

Our art form events series run year-round with celebrated artists, thinkers and performers and the best new talent, spanning: Classical music, Gigs, Literature, Talks & debates, Dance, and Performance. See the Exhibitions section to find out about our Visual Arts programme.

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