What to do in Waterloo
Posted on Jun 17, 2019 by Greenport Kitchen
Take a look at some of Waterloo's top things to do that we have selected just for you. These are perfect to experience with your partner, friends and family.
Discover the creatures of the deep at the Sea Life aquarium in London. Find out about a variety of sea life creatures like jellyfish, penguins, turtles and seahorses. You will even have the chance to learn about the kings of the sea, the sharks! Great for a family treat!
See the iconic 360° London views from the top of a London icon. You can even buy Combination Tickets where you can combine your London Eye ticket with up to 4 of London’s top attraction.
On the South Bank of the Thames is the world-famous arts centre, the Southbank Centre. With their extensive range of venues including the Royal Festival Hall, The National Poetry Library, Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room, they offer a wide variety of small and large festivals and events for all tastes.
Enjoy a journey through the past of London with its very own Sweeny Todd to a mass murderer, Jack the Ripper. Experience the devastation that the plague cost Britain and check out the spookiest cemeteries. Have you got the guts to make it in the dungeon?
The National Theatre presents up to 25 new and upcoming shows a year and is located in a prime position for you to access on the South Bank of the River Thames. There are three theatres, a learning centre, theatre tours, a riverside bar and a bookshop.
Their productions also play in the West End and on tours of the UK. They also broadcast their productions to cinemas worldwide through National Theatre Live, stream plays free to UK schools, and produce a great deal a digital content and theatre and production.
2. BFI IMAX
With the biggest cinema screen in the UK, watching a film here will be nothing like you’ve seen before. Standing at 20 metres high and 26 metres wide, with digital surround sound and 498 seats (including 20 couple’s seats), this is an experience like no other. Not only do they show the newest films out, but they also give you the option to watch some old-time favourites.
The Old Vic plays host to a whole range of creativity and entertainment with opera, dance, cinema, music hall, classical dramas, variety, big spectacles and novelty acts. Being one of London’s only independent not-for-profit theatres, the Old Vic is leading the world in the art of creative theatre and music.
The Young Vic Theatre offers a wide range of the highest quality theatrical works at low prices for the most diverse and engaged audiences in London. You will never feel like you have been in the same place twice due to the fantastic backdrops and props in their award-winning super-flexible theatre.