Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall is due to reopen in 2018, following refurbishment.

The building, which is also home the Purcell Rom was opened in March 1967 by Her Majesty the Queen. The auditorium has 917 seats and is host to chamber orchestras, quartets, choirs, dance performances, opera and music theatre. [Extract from the Southbank Centre website.]

Southbank Centre is a short walk via York Road from Waterloo station (Jubilee, Bakerloo and Nothern lines; National Rail). Buses such as the 243 stop outside the station. The cultural hub is home to a number of restaurants and bars alongside the Thames river on the South Bank.