Southbank Centre

London's Southbank Centre rehires 40 workers who lost their jobs in the wake of Covid-19

Staff who have been made redundant are being recruited again following extension of furlough job retention scheme by UK government

Three outdoor shows to see in London this weekend

From Chila Kumari Singh Burman's eye-popping Tate Winter Commission to Lucy McKenzie's tube station takeover

Will UK government furlough extension make museums rethink redundancy plans?

Petition launched calling for Southbank Centre staff to be reinstated in light of Chancellor’s announcement while Royal Academy confirms coronavirus funding snub

Can London’s flagship arts centre survive?

Union says years of mismanagement are to blame for current crisis at the Southbank Centre, home to the Royal Festival Hall and Hayward Gallery

Unionsnews

Strike action looms at Tate and Southbank Centre as unions fight restructuring plans

Around 600 jobs are set to be axed across both sites as financial fallout from coronavirus pandemic intensifies

'Brutal' planned redundancies at London's Southbank Centre called out in open letter

Signatories claim cuts will disproportionately affect Bame staff and question chief executive’s salary

London’s Southbank Centre may stay closed until April next year due to massive financial pressure

Arts centre, which includes the Hayward Gallery, has already used up its reserves amid the coronavirus crisis

Fossil-fuel giant Shell ends its support of London's Southbank Centre

Decision comes amidst pressure from activist groups for UK museums to end their oil sponsorship deals

Musicfeature

The artist’s composer: Steve Reich's percussive experiment returns to the Hayward Gallery this week

Drumming was first performed at the London venue in Mark Rothko's 1972 exhibition—now it will be surrounded by Bridget Riley's show

V&A reapplies after lottery funding setback

Bid for Exhbition Road extension and underground gallery rejected

Art in the media: The personality eclipses art in programmes on Lee Miller and Tracey Emin

Miller and Emin on ITV1’s South Bank Show, plus architecture of the future on Channel 5