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Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall

Foyles Bookshop, Southbank Centre, Riverside, London, SE1 8XX
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7440 3212
Fax: +44 (02) 0 7981 9739
Email: rfh@foyles.co.uk

Opening hours
Monday - Sunday10.00am - 10.00pm
Bank HolidaysNormal hours apply

About This Bookstore

Nearest Underground stations: Embankment or Waterloo

From Embankment, exit the station and cross the river via the Golden Jubilee Bridge.

From Waterloo, exit the station and follow the signs to the Royal Festival Hall

 

The Grade 1-listed Royal Festival Hall is home to our light-filled, airy bookshop situated on the riverfront of London’s South Bank. Our selection of over 40,000 books is within easy walk of Embankment, Charing Cross and Waterloo train stations.


Our team of friendly booksellers, headed by Andrea and Niall, are always available to help you find the perfect book.


We have recently expanded our range of film, music, poetry and plays to cater to the lover of art and entertainment.


Our large children's department offers a lovely open seating area, where children can play, or sit and select books with their parents.

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Fifty Poems from Five Decades Fifty Poems from Five Decades
29th April 2018 7pm - 9:30pm | Royal Festival Hall Literary Event

Join ten of the finest poets writing in the UK today to celebrate the opening anniversary of the Southbank Centre's spaces.

Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth: South Asian Feminist Writing Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth: South Asian Feminist Writing
5th May 2018 7:45pm - 9:15pm | Royal Festival Hall Literary Event, Chargeable Event

Preti Taneja and Mona Arshi discuss subverting well-worn literary paths, and creating a new trailblazing legacy for literature.

The Healing Self with Deepak Chopra The Healing Self with Deepak Chopra
22nd May 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm | Royal Festival Hall Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

There is a new revolution occurring in health today. That revolution is you. In the face of environmental toxins, potential epidemics, superbugs, and the accelerated aging process, the significance of achieving optimum health has never been more crucial – and the burden to achieve it now rests on individuals making the right lifestyle choices every day.

Latest Blogs

23rd October 2014 - 12 Midnight Laura Anderson

Autumn's natural wonders, even in a city like London, can offer all manner of fun and adventure this half-term, suggests Laura from our Royal Festival Hall shop.

8th July 2013 - 12 Midnight Julie Fisher

Julie Fisher shares some of her heavenly home-made ice cream recipes, including Honey Ice Cream with Honeycomb and Toasted Almonds and mango and Passion Fruit Sorbet.

10th December 2012 - 12 Midnight Isobel Moore

Isobel Moore, from our Royal Festival Hall branch, recalls her father's nightly readings of Bilbo Baggins' adventures and how stories of Middle-earth helped her through tough times.

10th September 2012 - 12 Midnight Sean O'Conor

Sean O'Conor from our Royal Festival Hall branch pays tribute to the late Ray Bradbury, the writer who first kindled his love of reading and who never accepted the label of science fiction for his work.

23rd June 2012 - 12 Midnight Sean O'Conor

Intelligent football writing didn't begin with Nick Hornby's Fever Pitch, reports Sean, but the it's only recently that British publishers have started properly catering for the demand from fans.

Latest Blog
Women's Prize for Fiction 2018 Shortlist
23/04/2018

This year's shortlist for the Women's Prize for Fiction has been announced

Read an extract from Everything I Know About Love
20/04/2018

Dolly Alderton's Everything I Know About Love is an honest, funny and uplifting account of growing up and being enough.

An extract from The Fire This Time
18/04/2018

Edited by National Book Award-winning author Jesmyn Ward, The Fire This Time is a collection of essays and poems exploring black experience in modern-day America, in a response to James Baldwin's groundbreaking 1963 essay collection The Fire Next Time.

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