Your guide to the shows, films and live performances on at the South Bank this Month

South Bank

London’s Southbank is a real mecca for live performances this winter thanks to several popular venues dedicated to music, the arts and the latest stand-up shows.

There’s always something worth seeing at the Southbank, so if you’re thinking of taking a trip to London this winter then check out a few of our favourite performances – there really is something for everyone!

Read on to discover some noteworthy events for couples, friends and the whole family.

Hadestown, National Theatre

Following a successful season in New York, the popular play Hadestown has come to London’s South Bank up until the end of January 2019.

Follow the characters Orpheus and his muse Eurydice as their love is tested by the promise of plenty that could be their unravelling.

To get to the National Theatre from the Chilworth hotel, simply head to Paddington Station where you can take the Bakerloo line that leaves every three minutes and will have you at your destination in just under half an hour.

Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint – The Southbank Centre

Popular comedian Dave Gorman is back to entertain his audiences with his latest show which presents a more detailed analysis of those parts of life you’ve never stopped to think about before.

Armed with a laptop and projector, Dave will have his guests rolling in the aisles with this hilarious take on technology until 16th February 2019 for what’s sure to be a sell-out tour.

Take advantage of our London Paddington hotel deals this winter and you’ll have a little extra to spend on some of the UK’s best comedy acts.

Winter Lights – The Southbank Centre

If you’re lucky enough to be staying at our Chilworth hotel on 5 December, then you won’t want to miss the BBC Concert Orchestra performing this special show named Winter Lights.

With works from past and present written especially for the BBC Concert Orchestra, join some big names in the classical music world for an evening of beautiful music at this iconic venue.

To get there from the Chilworth hotel, take the Tube from Paddington Station to Embankment Station. From there, the venue is just a ten-minute walk away.

 Christmas Carols – The Royal Festival Hall

No visit to London this December would be complete without enjoying a live performance of some of the nation’s most loved Christmas carols. The Royal Festival Hall will be hosting a Christmas Carol extravaganza on Saturday 8th of December at noon which will last approximately four hours.

It doesn’t get much more Christmassy than that, so check out our London Paddington hotel deals this winter and enjoy a live performance that is sure to be filled with Christmas spirit.

There’s also a popular Christmas market for you to enjoy on the Southbank after the performance, so there’s plenty to see and do if you’re taking a trip to London around the festive season.