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Tickets and booking information

How to book

Online: Log in or create an account to book
Telephone: 020 7928 3232 from 11:30-20:30 daily
In person: At BFI Southbank from 11:00-20:30 daily

Booking dates

Patron Member special booking: Monday 24 February from 10:00
Champion Member extra priority booking: Monday 24 February from 11:30
BFI Members priority booking: Tuesday 25 February from 11:30
Public booking: Thursday 27 February from 11:30

Ticket prices

Standard tickets – evenings after 17:00 and weekends

BFI Members (optional gift aid ticket) £10.60 (£11.70)
BFI Members – concessions (optional gift aid ticket) £8.20 (£9.10)
Non-Members (optional gift aid ticket) £12.60 (£13.90)
Non-Members – concessions (optional gift aid ticket) £10.20 (£11.30)

Matinee screenings – weekday prior to 17:00 only

BFI Members (optional gift aid ticket) £6.50 (£7.15)
BFI Members – concessions (optional gift aid ticket) £6.50 (£7.15)
Non-Members (optional gift aid ticket) £8 (£8.80)
Non-Members – concessions (optional gift aid ticket) £8 (£8.80)

Opening and Closing Galas

All tickets £15.20 (£16.75)

Second Chance Sunday (29 Mar)

All tickets £8 (£8.80)


Concessions are available with proof for:

  • Anyone over the age of 60
  • Anyone in receipt of Income Support or Job Seekers Allowance
  • Anyone in receipt of Universal or Pension credits
  • Anyone with a valid student card
  • Anyone with disability (companion tickets are available)

Gift Aid

Did you know that the BFI is a charity? Our Gift Aid tickets include an optional donation which supports the BFI’s restoration, education and cultural programmes. When you select a Gift Aid ticket, the BFI can claim Gift Aid on the full value of your ticket, making your donation go even further. Gift Aid tickets include a 10% donation.

25 & Under

Aged 16-25? Get £3 tickets to screenings at BFI Flare, subject to availability. Find out more.

Missed out?

More tickets will be released from 11.30am Thursday 12 March, including Best of Fest screenings on Sunday 29 March. Check back daily! Alternatively, try your luck in the returns queue 45 minutes before each screening at the Box Office.

Other events individually priced. Concession prices are available to: senior citizens, students, unwaged and disabled visitors on proof of valid ID.

There are no exchanges or refunds of any kind for all customers. Maximum of 2 tickets per film per customer until 27 February. BFI Members are exempt from booking fees. Find full ticket terms at bfi.org.uk/terms.

*In person at the venue with ID only, subject to availability, first come, first served and excluding Opening and Closing Night Galas. One ticket per customer.

All screenings marked 12+ are suitable for children aged 12+. Children under 15 are not permitted to attend any Festival screenings unless the film has received a lower BBFC certificate.

Book access tickets

The Festival provides a number of accessible screenings and live Q&As.

A limited number of priority access tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

The screenings are marked in the brochure and online.

How to book

Email box.office@bfi.org.uk
Call the Box Office +44 (0)20 7928 3232
Quote ‘ACCESS’

Please call the Box Office with any questions about wheelchair access. Access information can be found on the venue page. If you have further questions about accessibility, please contact the Festival team.


BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival anti-piracy policy

Cameras are not permitted in Festival screenings. Recording sound, taking pictures or filming during the screening is illegal and any person caught in the act of filming will be immediately expelled and pirated material seized. They may also be subject to legal action.

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