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Venue hire
As well as being a world-class arts venue, the Barbican has a range of auditoria, rooms and spaces that can be hired for a wide range of events, from conferences, AGMs and product launches to meetings, receptions and weddings.

For more detailed information on each of the spaces, please see the links below.

For more information on venue/private hire at the Barbican Centre please contact the Business Events team on +44 (0)20 7382 7043 or email

Winner of ‘Coolest Conference & Exhibition Centre 2015’ award at Prestige Event’s COOL Awards

Summary of venues available to hire:

Room/space Theatre Cabaret Seated dinner Standing
Barbican Hall 1950 NA NA NA
Barbican Theatre 1160 NA NA NA
Milton Court 600 NA NA NA
Cinema 1 280 NA NA NA
Exhibition Hall 2        
Frobisher Auditoriums 250/160 NA NA NA
Frobisher Rooms 10–170 30–100 NA NA
Frobisher Boardroom 20 NA NA NA
Conservatory NA NA  80 150
Conservatory Terrace NA NA 168 200
Garden Room NA NA 280 300

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