Last Updated on 8th October 2019
Christmas at the Southbank Centre will feature seasons from Fascinating Aida, Circus 1903 and a production of Black Beauty. Book Now!
Featuring acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, trapeze, high-wire performers and more, Circus 1903 returns to Southbank Centre for Christmas following last year’s success to recreate the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus. This year’s show will feature many of last year’s best loved acts including charming life sized elephants Peanut and Queenie created by puppeteers from War Horse and ringmaster David Williamson. With new acts for 2019 including the Brazilian Wheel of Death, this show transports audiences of all ages to the golden age of circus (Royal Festival Hall, 19 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020). Book Tickets
Presented by Red Bridge and Traverse Theatre Company, some of the UK’s best theatre makers for children, Andy Manley, Andy Cannon and Shona Reppe bring their critically acclaimed, vibrant re-telling of Anna Sewell’s novel Black Beauty to Southbank Centre. Blending vivid storytelling, joyful music and inventive puppetry, this is the perfect show for families this winter. Offering fun and adventure in Purcell Room, the timeless tale of Black Beauty is reinvented for a new generation (Purcell Room, 14 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020). Book Tickets
Fascinating Aïda is back with the World Premiere of a brand new show. With three Olivier Award nominations and over 25 million YouTube and Facebook hits for ‘Cheap Flights’ and their incredibly rude Christmas song, Britain’s favourite cabaret trio Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman are bringing their unstoppable glamour to Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall with a mix of big hits, old favourites and hot new songs for four weeks this Christmas (Queen Elizabeth Hall, 10 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020). Book Tickets