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London’s Southbank Centre: The Perfect Summer Entertainment Destination

Southbank Centre London

Summer in London is a special time of the year. With so much going on in the city, finding the perfect entertainment destination can often seem like a daunting task. However, if you’re looking for an experience that combines culture, entertainment, and fun, look no further than the Southbank Centre. Located along the vibrant South Bank of the River Thames, the Southbank Centre is a world-renowned entertainment destination. Whether you’re interested in music, theater, dance, film, poetry, or spoken word, the Southbank Centre has it all. One of the biggest advantages of choosing the Southbank Centre as your summer entertainment destination is the sheer variety of events on offer. With venues like the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, and the Purcell Room, the Southbank Centre provides a range of indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for enjoying the summer sunshine and experiencing some of the best performers in the world. Not only does the Southbank Centre cater to all forms of art and entertainment, it also values inclusivity. It is an LGBTQ+ friendly venue and promotes diversity by supporting underrepresented artists. With such a diverse range of events and performers, there truly is something for everyone at the Southbank Centre. If you’re looking for a fun night out with friends or family, the Southbank Centre has plenty of options. Take in a live performance of a favorite orchestra or listen to a spoken word performance by a celebrated author. With plenty of restaurants and outdoor seating options, the Southbank Centre offers a great opportunity to… Read More

Autumn literature season at London’s Southbank stars Louis Theroux, Nadiya Hussain and more

Louis Theroux

Southbank in London, right along the Thames is where the city’s cultural centre really shines. From the National Theatre, to the Southbank Centre and the current Underbelly Festival that’s on right near The London Eye, there’s a lot to choose from; and now, thanks to the Southbank Centre, there’s even more. They’ve just announced their most jam-packed literature season to date with more than 35 events taking place from September to December 2019 across its three auditoriums: the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room as well as in its National Poetry Library, Hayward Gallery and foyer spaces. It’s a whole season of non-fiction talks and discussions with leading writers and thinkers on topics from atheism to parenting to talking to strangers. It’ll also come with a raft of activities by leading authors who’ll talk about all things fiction, TV faces and comedians, reflecting on their careers with the launch of new books, live readings, panel discussions and new creative writing and poetry courses. Here are some of the highlights to look forward to: Talks and in conversation events with leading writers and thinkers including psychotherapist Philippa Perry, science writer Richard Dawkins, cartoonist Randall Munroe, writer Will Self and journalist Malcolm Gladwell Appearances from TV personalities including documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux, Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski and The Great British Bake Off’s Nadiya Hussain who launch new books Comedians Richard Ayoade, in conversation with Adam Buxton, Sara Pascoe and Lenny Henry discussing new books whilst Hannah Gadsby brings her live show Douglas to Royal Festival Hall London exclusive appearances from award-winning fiction writers Malorie Blackman, Etgar… Read More