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Royal Festival Hall: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to see and hear Verdi’s Requiem-not our favorite piece of music , but the performance by the London Philharmonic and choir of 80+ was a definite one time experience despite two late stand in’s for the tenor and soprano . The acoustics in the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank intervale
Reviewed 2 September 2019

Was recently here to see Nick Offerman. Have never been here before but will definitely check out what else they have going on. Easy to get to from Waterloo Station (5 min walk). The Accessibility Team were extremely helpful and escorted us to and from...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 21 August 2019

it was a perfect venue for the occasion. we were all looked after and shown to our seats. i have a disability and they were very helpfiul

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jenhall1993
Reviewed 9 August 2019

This is a really good venue and fortunately also has good facilities and good access for disabled people. Often very busy so you're likely to need to book in advance.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank martyblack83
Reviewed 6 August 2019

I cannot express the incredible service that they do to the community as we were able to enjoy central London and then go into the Royal Festival Hall and avail of the full service changing facility to change our wheelchair bound daughter and then continue...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jcgdublin
Reviewed 30 July 2019

We attended a graduation ceremony here and we had a good view despite being quite high and far back. Outside of the main hall are shops and there are lots of areas where you can sit down and get drinks.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LittleJenny
Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

Living in Leeds I never thought we would venture to the royal festival hall, but the last ever performances of Rick Wakeman journey to the centre of the earth drew me to the centre of London. We travelled to the venue by good old London...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank castle1_10
Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

Massive hall with concerts, restaurants and areas to have a wine. Right on the banks of the Thames. Excellent!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 21 July 2019

We viisted the Hall last weekend to see Rick Wakeman's Journey to the Centre of the Earth - a wonderful experience that surpassed all expectations The Hall is less than five minutes walk from Waterloo, so very easy and convenient for commuters like us. Facilities...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

I visited the Royal Festival Hall for the first time last Saturday to see Rick Wakeman re-creating his wonderful concept album from the 1970’s. The Hall is not the most visually attractive building being a bit of a “concrete monstrosity” but the acoustics are excellent...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank C5200BUmarkw
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cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly
activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized
river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo
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Phyllis C
28 December 2015|
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Response from triotravel3 | Reviewed this property |
Saw this last year. Loved it. All timings reported in other replies are accurate. Interval about half hour after start, and total showtime about 1.5 hours. Note that last year people were not allowed to take drinks into the... More
Renuka W
12 October 2015|
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Response from triotravel3 | Reviewed this property |
Southbank Centre is a fundamentally a concert hall with other cultural events throughout the year. It is not a leisure centre, there are no gym facilities, or swimming pool.
Danny L
26 September 2015|
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