The Riverside Bookshop is easy to find − it's right on the South Bank outside the National Theatre on the riverfront. Leaving the main building, facing the river, turn right and you'll find us.
Relax on comfortable sofas and enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine while you browse our carefully selected range of plays, books and gifts. Oh and did we mention the free wi-fi?
Opening Times: Monday to Saturday 10am to 8pm (check times on public holidays), and Sunday 12 noon to 6pm.
THURSDAYS LIVE ACOUSTIC NIGHTS: Back by popular demand the National Theatre presents a limited season of free acoustic events in its pop-up Riverside Bookshop. Thursday evenings see the venue transformed into an alternative mid-week destination with acoustic performances from 5 to 8pm. Grab a hot drink whilst you browse, or relax with a beer or glass of wine on comfortable sofas or at bar.
Django Untuned – 17 April
Acoustic Jazz and Blues five piece band
Django Untuned is a five-piece jazz and blues band fronted by vocalist Katherine-Ellen Kotz. Backed by guitar, trumpet and a range of percussion including spoons and a washboard, they bring a fresh approach to covers including 'Ain't No Sunshine' and 'Hit the Road Jack'.
Tom Hyatt - 24 April
Tom is a London-based singer, songwriter & guitarist from Lancashire whose personal-yet-universal lyrics and a dynamic live delivery craft memorable performances. Honing his craft in the folk-rooms of Oxford, since then Tom has been likened variously to John Martyn and Van Morrison, with the incisive lyricism and pop sensibilities of Elvis Costello. www.tomhyatt.co.uk
The Blondettes - 1 May
Freya, Alice and Claire are the UK's hottest vocal trio, performing stunning, swinging re-imaginations of pop classics, from James Brown to Beyonce, Abba to Adele, and much, much more. The jazz trio with be singing their acoustic set accompanied by guitar. More information and clips on www.theblondettes.com
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