The Hayward Gallery  

 
 
ADDRESS
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 8XZ
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Weekdays 10am-6pm, Weekends 10am-10pm | Opening times during exhibitions.
 
PRICES
Dependent on exhibition.
 

Nearby

 

The Hayward GalleryThe Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named after the late Sir Isaac Hayward, the former leader of the London County Council, is also responsible for National Touring exhibitions and for the Arts Council Collection, which it manages on behalf of the Arts Council of England. The building itself has been much derided over the years as an ugly concrete block typical of the sixties. It has been largely left as it was created by the GLC Department of Architecture as part of the South Bank Arts Centre, led by Geoffrey Horsefall, with Hubert Bennett as the principal designer. A group of young architects including Dennis Crompton, Warren Chalk and Ron Herron executed the design. Now that it is one of the few remaining buildings of this style it has been embraced as one of our idiosyncratic national buildings.

 

The Hayward Gallery events

 
Kiss My GendersKiss My GendersIn summer 2019 the Hayward Gallery celebrates how artists, many of whom treat the body as a sculpture, are challenging traditional gender definitions through their practice. Group exhibition Kiss My Genders celebrates over 30 international artists whose work explores and engages with gender fluidity. Art works from the late 1960s and early 1970s th2019-06-12T00:00:00+01002019-09-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Hayward Gallery,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XZ
Category: event
On Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia
PRICING  £15.50 / £12.50 (includes entry to upper galleries diane arbus: in the beginning)
DATES  12th June to 8th September 2019
In summer 2019 the Hayward Gallery celebrates how artists, many of whom treat the body as a sculpture, are challenging traditional gender definitions through their practice. Group exhibition Kiss My Genders celebrates over 30 international artists whose work explores and engages with gender fluidity. Art works from the late 1960s and early 1970s th... More about this event
Bridget RileyBridget RileyBridget RileyBest known for her visually arresting op art, 87-year-old British artist Bridget Riley is the subject of a major retrospective at the Hayward Gallery this autumn. Opening in October 2019, this comprehensive exhibition is the first museum survey of Riley's work to be held in the UK for 16 years. The exhibition, of early representational paintings, i2019-10-23T00:00:00+01002020-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Hayward Gallery,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XZ
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia
PRICING  £15.50 / £12.50 (includes entry to upper galleries diane arbus: in the beginning)
DATES  23rd October 2019 to 26th January 2020
Best known for her visually arresting op art, 87-year-old British artist Bridget Riley is the subject of a major retrospective at the Hayward Gallery this autumn. Opening in October 2019, this comprehensive exhibition is the first museum survey of Riley's work to be held in the UK for 16 years. The exhibition, of early representational paintings, i... More about this event
 
 

The Hayward Gallery images

The Hayward Gallery   

   
The Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery  


LondonTown.com - The Hayward Gallery Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
12 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring The Hayward Gallery on LondonTown.com

 
London's Best Events 2019

Find out the best London 2019 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2019 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Hayward Gallery

Near The Hayward Gallery
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  36% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £146  41% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 7 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £335  38% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 7 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Art Galleries nearest The Hayward Gallery

Nearest to The Hayward Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be. Exhibitions ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Courtauld Institute Of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Store Studios
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
180 The Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
A creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building, Store Studios, 180 The Strand launched in October 2016 with 'The ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Hayward Gallery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Hayward Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre Beach
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Queens Walk, SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre brings the beach to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
South Bank
London > Attractions >
South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Hayward Gallery

Near The Hayward Gallery
Today Only
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: An Heroic Journey
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 11th June 2019 - 7.30pm
The Hayward Gallery, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Vasily Petrenko conducts the orchestra, with pianist Denis Kozhukhin, for Brahms's Piano Concerto No 1 and Strauss's Ein Heldenleben....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Barbican String Quartet - Hattori Foundation Rush Hour Recital
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 11th June 2019 - 7pm
The Hayward Gallery, 7 Exton Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
...More
 
 
 
9 To 5 The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th January 2019 to 4th April 2020
The Hayward Gallery, Savoy Court, Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Dolly Parton's signature sass is stamped all over this empowering musical version of the 1980 movie in which she co-starred. She has written all the songs ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Hayward Gallery

Near The Hayward Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near The Hayward Gallery

The best shops and markets near The Hayward Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Konditor specialises in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, the first ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Hayward Gallery

What are the best dining options near The Hayward Gallery London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Benugo is a high class chain of cafes selling handmade sandwiches, salads and desserts. What makes it stand out from the over-crowded coffee shop market is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jimmy's Lodge On The River
London > Restaurants >
Thames Path, outside Queen Elizabeth Hall, SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Dine in your own personal snow globe alongside the Thames this winter. The four glass igloos are part of Jimmy's Lodge On The River created by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Hayward Gallery

Near The Hayward Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 13 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Hayward Gallery

The best pubs near London The Hayward Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Embankment
London > Nightlife >
8 Victoria Embankment, WC2R | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
Baz Luhrmann meets Cirque du Soleil at Proud Embankment, an immersive cabaret-dining experience and the largest club of its kind in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Hayward Gallery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Hayward Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Hayward Gallery
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Hayward Gallery
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 
 

Also in Belvedere Road

Our recommendations in the same street as The Hayward Gallery

 
No.
Title
Category
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for The Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery, The Hayward Galery
 
 

Hotels Near

The Hayward Gallery

 
 
Near The Hayward Gallery All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near The Hayward Gallery

 
 
 
Rekorderlig: Rekorder-land
Rekorderlig: Rekorder-land
Seasonal | Until 13th July 2019 

Underbelly Festival 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

This summer Scandinavian cider makers Rekorderlig are setting up the bar at the Underbelly Festival on the Southbank and they're ...More

 
The Showstoppers' Kids Show
The Showstoppers' Kids Show
Theatre | Until 7th July 2019 

Underbelly Festival 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

Spontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience, with a live on-stage band of six musicians, who ...More

 
Eglantine Whitechapel: Supernatural Detective
Comedy | On 16th June 2019 

Underbelly Festival 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

Scenes from Kill The Beast's comedy podcast thriller are performed in front of a live audience....More

The Light In The Piazza
Theatre | Until 5th July 2019 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

Daniel Evans directs Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel's romantic musical set in Florence during the summer of 1953. The all-star ...More

Alex Horne: The Horne Section
Comedy | On 16th June 2019 

Southbank Centre 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

Alex and his five-piece band perform a mix of stand-up, cabaret and live music....More

Flip Fabrique: Transit
Flip Fabrique: Transit
Theatre | Until 7th July 2019 

Underbelly Festival 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

The Quebecois Flip Fabrique bring their mix of physical theatre and circus to the live stage. The internationally renowned troupe ...More

 
Magical Bones
Magical Bones
Theatre | Until 26th June 2019 

Underbelly Festival 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

Explosive street magic with simultaneous break-dancing skills from the magician who has appeared on BBC1's Bafta Awards 2018 and Sky's ...More

 
Little Death Club
Little Death Club
Theatre | Until 23rd June 2019 

Underbelly Festival 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

The darkest, funniest and most debauched kabarett club this side of Berlin! A Weimar-punk jazz band soundtracks a night of ...More

 
Best Of The British Podcast Awards
Comedy | On 16th June 2019 

Underbelly Festival 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

The second of two special live shows bringing together some of the best podcasting talent: Project Pleasure, Spark, The Tip ...More

Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

Underbelly Festival 1 minute walk from The Hayward Gallery

The unrivalled Underbelly Festival returns to South Bank, between the Southbank Centre and London Eye, from April 2019, presenting over ...More

 

New on LondonTown

 
 
Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th July 

Madame Tussauds

Gear up for the London Pride Parade with ...More

 
e&o Chelsea
e&o Chelsea
Dining 

On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Comedy | On 3rd May 

London Palladium

Known for his improvisational comedy and random musings, Ross Noble returns to London with his ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Dining 

Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

Brown Hart Gardens

The elevated terrace of Brown Hart Gardens, hidden ...More

 
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Exhibitions | From 3rd October 

Somerset House

Somerset House puts the focus on contemporary artist ...More

 
24/7
24/7
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Somerset House

Every 12 minutes. That is the amount of time, on average, people in the UK ...More

 
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

Saatchi Gallery

More than 150 original artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb ...More

 
Twirlywoos Live
Theatre | From 3rd August 

Underbelly Festival

A show for young audiences....More

RIBA
Attractions 

The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar....More

The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | From 25th September 

Science Museum

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | From 19th June 

Science Museum

With continuous development of new technology, the concept ...More

 
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Putting the first-ever production car and an autonomous ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
Article 

With the arrival of more skyscrapers comes the ...More

 
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Article 

Sundown over the city skyline is best enjoyed ...More

 
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
Article 

With four glorious days off work, the ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near The Hayward Gallery

From cheap budget hotels to luxury 5 star hotels see our deals for The Hayward Gallery hotels, including Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London from 85% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960