How to book

Secure online ticketing open 24 hours a day.
Choose your exact seating location,
Reduced booking fee per transaction: £3.00 (£0.60 for cinema bookings) 

By telephone
020 7638 8891 (10am-8pm Mon-Sat, 11am-8pm Sun)
Booking fee per transaction: £4.00 (£0.70 for cinema bookings) 
Booking fee includes the return of your tickets by first class post if time permits.
Calls may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.

In person
At the Advance Box Office, Silk Street entrance
Mon-Sat 10am-9pm
Sun and bank holidays 12 noon-9pm.

Foyer ticket desks (including Cinemas 2 & 3 in Beech Street)
Open 90 mins prior to Hall and Theatre performances
Open 30 mins prior to Cinema Screenings
Open 60mins prior to Pit performances

Booking fees
Booking fees are per transaction and not per ticket.
If your booking contains several events the highest booking fee will apply.
Booking fees do not currently apply to bookings for exhibitions in the Art Gallery,
The booking fee may be reduced on certain events.

Payment Methods
We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express . We also accept cash and barbican gift tokens for sales made in person.
Find out more about e-tickets

Where can I find my customer number?
Your customer number is printed on:
Your Barbican Membership card or mailings.
The receipt for any tickets you may have purchased previously from the Barbican.

Conditions of sale
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Need assistance?
Call the Box Office team on 020 7638 8891, 
We are open Monday to Saturday  10am - 8pm, Sun 11am - 8pm or you can reach us by email on  or if your enquiry relates to Hamlet Aug-Oct '15