|Science on Screen|
A new series of cinematic explorations of the space where science and culture overlap
|Met Opera Live in HD 2015–16|
The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live transmissions returns for the 2015-2016 season
|Never Mind the Baubles|
1 - 17 December 2015
Never mind the baubles, here's our punk Christmas line up.
|Panic! What Happened to Social Mobility in the Arts?|
Join us for a series of music, film and debate highlighting issues around access to the arts.
|London International Animation Festival 2015|
4 - 13 December 2015
A celebration of the best animation from around the world.
|RSC Shakespeare on Screen|
9 - 31 January 2016
A film season of William Shakespeare's greatest plays performed by the RSC and their extraordinary company of actors, including Judi Dench, David Tennant and Vanessa Redgrave.
|London International Mime Festival 2016|
19 January 2016 - 6 February 2016
The very best and newest contemporary visual theatre, including cutting edge circus-theatre, animation and puppetry, physical and object theatre. With five Theatre shows and a mini film season at the Barbican, 2016’s festival is our biggest yet.
|Shakespeare on the Silent Screen|
6 March 2016 - 10 April 2016
A series of rare and silent Shakespeare films from the dawn of cinema.
|Snapshot of London: As Captured by International Filmmakers|
5 - 29 May 2016
Explore London, as seen through the lenses of some of international film directors in the 1960’s and ‘70s. Featuring Truffaut’s stunning 1966 adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 and Horace Ové’s landmark feature Pressure.
|Framed Film Club|
Framed Film Club is a year-round programme of film and learning for young people taking place every Saturday morning
|Parent and Baby Screenings|
Enjoy the best new films on the big screen with your little ones of twelve months and under
Watch, review and discuss the latest movies and selected classics with a community of likeminded films fans aged 12–18.
|Live and encore cinema screenings|
See the best theatre, opera, ballet and music from the comfort of our cinema screens
|London Rides: Bicycles on Film|
A bi-monthly series of cycle-centred screenings, featuring international documentaries, features and short films
|National Theatre Live and Encore|
National Theatre Live presents live and encore screenings of some of their most astonishing recent productions
We are delighted to present live broadcasts from Shakespeare’s home town to our cinema screens
|Silent Film & Live Music Series|
Barbican is the home of silent cinema in London
|Architecture on Film|
A season of one-off events where architecture meets cinema, curated by The Architecture Foundation
Exclusive Member's screenings and enjoy priority booking on ScreenTalks and special events.
|New live music and film experiences|
New live music and film experiences