The structure will combined cutting edge Nordic design with a bespoke artistic commission. The Finnish Rooftop Sauna is a collaboration with Aalto University (Helsinki) MA students: Pedro Pablo Garcia Alcazar, Markus Holste, Monica Romagnoli and Miki Sordi, and Finnish sculpture Jaakko Pernu.
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden Bar is also open to serve you Prosecco, warming winter drinks and snacks. Visit this oasis in central London as Southbank Centre goes Nordic. There’s a cool ABBA exhibition on as well should you be interested.
The whole Nordic experience includes the option to pre-order Nordic canapes to enjoy at the Rooftop Bar, including:
– House cured salmon, dark rye, pickled cucumber
– Venison carpaccio, lingonberry compote, toasted hazelnuts
– Baked golden beetroot, goats curd, pine nuts (v)
Things you need to know about the Finnish Rooftop Sauna at Southbank:
From 11th November to 30th December
Price: £15 – £25
A sauna session last 70 minutes. This includes your time to change within the space.
The sauna is made up of mixed-gender sessions and swimming costumes must be worn at all times.
There are separate male and female shower and changing facilities within the sauna. The sauna is fully accessible.
Towels and secure lockers are provided as part of the ticket price. Secure lockers are able to accommodate small bags only. Please avoid bringing any larger items as these cannot be secured.
Please drink plenty of water during your visit. Southbank Centre cannot take responsibility for any adverse affects the sauna may have.
Eating food and drink is not recommended before the sauna experience. The Rooftop Bar is open and you can preorder canapes when booking your sauna session to enjoy after your sauna session.
Women-only sauna sessions
Every Monday & Tuesday: 2.30pm – 3.40pm
Every Wednesday: 5.30pm – 6.40pm
Book your session at the Finnish Rooftop Sauna HERE
Southbank Centre’s Finnish Rooftop Sauna on the Queen Elizabeth Hall roof garden (10 Nov – 30 Dec 2017) designed by MA students from Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, with artwork by Jaakko Pernu, part of Nordic Matters and Wintertime. Picture credit David Levene.