The Barbican Centre


festivals & seasons


Below you can find out current selection of theatre festivals and seasons running at the Barbican.

Theatre & Dance
Check out our upcoming Barbican Theatre & Dance events

LIFT 2014
LIFT travels the world to bring global stories to London, transforming the city into a stage and presenting unique artistic experiences for the culturally curious.

Weekend Labs
An opportunity for in-depth practical exploration and discovery in a workshop-style setting.

International Ibsen Season
Incisive, intense and impactful, our International Ibsen Season fearlessly transports three plays to the contemporary age, illuminating issues that resonate powerfully today. Expect rock star royalty, voyeurism, blackouts, public debate and even a hint of the Occupy movement.

French artists
French artists at the Barbican supported by the Institut français

Don't miss out – grab a freeB!

Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season
We are delighted to bring you selected live screenings from the Royal Opera House

RSC Live
We are delighted to present live broadcasts from Shakespeare’s home town to our cinema screens

Henry IV parts 1 & 2 multibuy
See the whole story and save £10 Book top price seats for Henry IV Parts I & II for just £100