Recent Long Live Southbank Videos

Apologies for the lack of updates to this page. Over the last few months we have released a number of videos, increasing the pressure on the Southbank Centre to sign the deal guaranteeing the future of the space and then eventually celebrating the success of the campaign. To stay fully update with all future LLSB […]

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REAL Skateboards for Long Live Southbank

Whilst on a UK tour the REAL Skateboards team made the obligatory pilgrimage to Southbank to show their support for the worlds oldest surviving skateboard spot. Real riders Justin Brock, Davis Torgerson and Robbie Brockel took some time out of their hectic tour schedule to speak to LLSB about the importance of preserving the historic […]

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LLSB – Delivering a Letter to Lambeth

On the 2nd January Long Live Southbank with hundreds of skateboarders made the 3 mile journey from the iconic Southbank skate spot to Lambeth Town Hall to hand-deliver a record-breaking 27,286 objections to the Southbank Centres controversial Festival Wing plans, in a bid to halt what has become the most unpopular planning application in UK […]

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Zena Edwards "Long Live" poem for LLSB (extended film ft Tawiah & Zena in discussion)

This extended ‘Long Live’ film features the thought-provoking poem by Zena Edwards with additional discussion by Zena and musician Tawiah. The film provides a glimpse into one of the many conversations being had across the arts and wider community which firmly understands and supports the campaign for preservation. Zena and Tawiah discuss some of the […]

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Professor Iain Borden on the Festival Wing Consultation

Prof Iain Borden, architectural historian and urban commentator at The Bartlett UCL, comments on the Southbank Centre’s failed consultation for their Festival Wing development and discusses the political, emotional and local elements that have been overlooked and ignored in spite of 6 months of campaigning by Long Live Southbank. […]

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LLSB REAL TALK : Undercroft users’ opinions outside the Festival Wing “Open Forum” #2

LLSB member and respected Undercroft community figure Biko Issah reports on the outcome of the Southbank Centre’s Festival Wing “Open Forum” meeting and discusses the format, reception, the SBC’s funding gap and the possible outcomes from the invite only meeting. […]

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