october, 2023

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Event Details

Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival features festive family fun, spellbinding shows, music, luminous art, and a Winter Market.

When: October 28 to January 7

Where: Southbank Centre

Ticket price: See individual listings

Find out more and book here

Image credit: Alice Boagey

More information from organisers:

The Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival is back for 2023 and bigger than ever before, showcasing a programme bursting with festive family fun. Visitors can come together this winter and experience magical dance, cabaret, music and also comedy performances from the likes of Nutcracker and Christmas Actually, alongside free workshops, dazzling Winter Light art installations and a variety of food and gift markets.

Winter Shows
This winter, the Southbank Centre presents a packed programme of exciting new shows with
something for everyone. Underbelly, Francesca Moody Productions and the Southbank
Centre with Rachel Edwards and Winkler Smalberg, present the world premiere production
of Nutcracker, and the opening of a brand new pop-up venue – the Tuff Nutt Jazz Club.

For little ones, Bluey’s Big Play comes to the Royal Festival Hall for the first time. The
playful Blue Heeler puppy is brought to real life in the UK premiere of a theatrical adaptation
of the smash-hit children’s TV show.

Winter Light
13 Nov 2023 – 7 Jan 2024, 4pm – 11pm, Free
As the dark draws in, the Southbank Centre lights up with a series of free outdoor artworks
from contemporary artists that play with light and colour, including five new works for 2023.

Winter Market and Pop-Ups
2 November – 26 December, from 11am
Stroll along the Thames riverside to get your festive fix at the Southbank Centre’s well-loved
Winter Market, where visitors can sample indulgent drinks, scrumptious street food and
unique gifts made by independent creatives.

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October 28 (Saturday) - January 7 (Sunday)

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