Purcell Room

About Purcell Room

Each year, the South Bank Centre attracts over 3 million visitors to its world class performances of music, dance and literature, free foyer events, and range of riverside shops and restaurants. It is the home of the UK's leading orchestras, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and also welcomes top ensembles, conductors and soloists from around the globe. Performers in the 2005/06 classical season include mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, the Emerson String Quartet, the Tallis Scholars, and conductors Vladimir Ashkenazy, Charles Dutoit and Kurt Masur.


Purcell Room

Royal Festival Hall

South Bank Complex

Belvedere Road



Nearest Underground: Waterloo

From York Road exit cross the footbridge toward the Southbank (you should see the London Eye). The RFH is to the right (east) of London Eye and Hungerford Bridge, but to the left (west) of Waterloo Bridge.

Nearest Rail: Waterloo

See above.

Parking: There is very limited free parking in the vicinity, but there are three pay car parks on the Southbank at Hungerford Bridge, Under the Hayward Gallery and Under the Royal National Theatre.