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18 Autumnal Highlights in South Bank

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Come to London’s cultural playground for an autumnal flurry of events and activities, from fantastic free exhibitions to jaw dropping attractions. With an abundance of excellent eateries, iconic views and infamous street entertainers, the riverside is the perfect place to welcome the new season.

#1 Here Lies Love

Until 8th January

Fresh from Broadway, the pulsating musical powerhouse by David Byrne and Fatboy slim arrives at National Theatre.

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#2 Jim Jamursch Season

Until 7th October

See the entire work of indie-master, Jim Jamursch at BFI Southbank.

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#3 Wine Time

12th September – 12thOctober

Join Skylon’s month-long wine festival celebrating beautiful Bordeaux, including complimentary canapés.

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#4 Great Scott

22nd September – 20th December

Kristin Scott Thomas treads the boards in Sophocles tragedy, Electra at The Old Vic.

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#5 Quacking Sights

Ongoing

Take the ultimate alternative tour of the capital aboard London Duck Tour’s amphibious vehicle, taking you from road to river.

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#6 Zhen Chan Ren

8th – 26th October

Zhen Chan Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Tolerance) debuts at gallery@oxo this October with an exhibition of expressive Renaissance-style oil painting and traditional Chinese watercolour. FREE

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#7 Truth and Memory

Until 8th March

Head to IWM London for the largest exhibition of World War One art for almost 100 years. Free

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#8 World Wide Wonder

26th – 28th September

It’s the 25th anniversary of the internet and Southbank Centre are celebrating with a festival curated by YOU.

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#9 Good Cop

26th September – 14th October

Denzel Washington can’t resist playing the hero in action flick The Equalizer, showing at country’s biggest cinema screen, BFI IMAX.

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#10 Histories Heroines

Until 26th October

Florence Nightingale Museum acknowledges the work of nurses in war-torn France during World War One.

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#11 Cocktail Hour

Every Monday - Friday

September’s after-work hang-out is Primo Bar; 2for1 cocktails, live music and unrivalled views of Big Ben

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#12 September Sips

1st – 30th September

Gillray’s and gin distillery Sip Smith join forces to present some seriously sipable cocktails

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#13 Sweet Ride

Ongoing

Give the gift of chocolate with the Hotel Chocolat Experience aboard the London Eye

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# I4 I Want Brandy

September - November

The clever pastry chefs at OXO Restaurant have created cognac dessert pairing plates, perfect for autumn.

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#15 Cool Commute

Ongoing

The tube is so last year. Cruise to work aboard the MBNA Thames Clippers for an altogether calmer commute.

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#16 The London Dungeon

Ongoing

Frights, thrills and history's horrible characters provide a fun-filled family day out.

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#17 Turtle Power

Ongoing

Meet Boris and Phoenix, SEA LIFE London’s Giant Turtles during the turtle feeding experience.

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#18 Shop South Bank

Ongoing

After a fun-filled day on the shores of South Bank head to the Balcony at Waterloo Station for some retail therapy, boutiques include Hotel Chocolat, Oliver Bonas and Jouels.

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