Saturday 24th September

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Preview: The Underbelly Festival Southbank 2017

The Underbelly Festival Southbank 2017 is up and running, with a roll call of stellar entertainers taking to the stage before the distinctive purple dome gets dismantled at the end of September.  

And this year’s festival, presented by Hilton, promises to be better than ever, bringing together two slightly smaller offerings – Udderbelly and London Wonderland – into a summer-long, one-stop shop for comedy, circus and variety shows.  

Whatever your tastes, there seems to be something for everyone.  Plus, with free entry into the complex, there are few better spots to enjoy a beer and decent street food in a festival atmosphere, nestled beneath the London Eye and overlooking the splendour of Westminster.

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Category: Comedy
La Soiree
La Soiree

La Soiree: Simply stunning

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The return of travelling cabaret show La Soiree is certainly a delightful Christmas treat.  This was my first visit to the La Soiree tent based at London’s Southbank and the verdict?  Absolutely breathtaking.

From the start to the very end you’re on the edge of your seat as the intensity of the performers sends shivers down your spine.  La Soiree is a sensationally sexy cabaret show that will leave you spellbound.  Whether you’re standing, sitting, enjoying a pint or glass of wine, or even sitting at the stages edge La Soiree does not disappoint.

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Category: Theatre
The London Dungeon
The London Dungeon

The London Dungeons: London’s scariest attraction

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The London Dungeons in its new home on the Southbank provides a gruesome and comedic portrayal of London’s dark and ghastly history. Through the use of live-actors, eerie sets, special effects, cutting edge storytelling, and rides, London’s bloodiest past has never been so accurately and vividly presented. This is one history lesson that you’re not going to forget in a while, or want to miss.

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Category: Culture
London Sea Life Aquarium
London Sea Life Aquarium

London Sea Life Aquarium: A sharktastic marine attraction

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Situated within the County Hall building on London’s Southbank, the London Aquarium is host to hundreds of different marine life. Whether you are a shark lover, a Gentoo penguin enthusiast, or you just want to see the tropical fish from Disney’s Finding Nemo film franchise, the London Aquarium is filled to the rim with a variety of marine life, and there is guaranteed to be something there to whet your appetite.

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Category: Kids