Venue hire

Set in one of the most iconic Brutalist buildings in the world, we have a range of spaces that can be hired for conferences, AGMs, photoshoots, product launches, meetings, receptions and weddings.

A photo of a wedding ceremony in the Barbican Conservatory


The Barbican Conservatory is one of the most unusual venues in London for weddings - a lush tropical oasis home to exotic fish and 2,000 species of tropical plants.

Photo of the Barbican Frobisher reception

What we offer

As an arts centre, we are in the business of creating rewarding experiences and we bring the same dedication to all other events staged here too.

Christmas in the Conservatory

Rates & packages

The Barbican offers a range of packages and offers for delegates, parties and private events, themed to suit the occasion and your needs.



The Barbican has a range of auditoria, rooms and spaces that can be hired for a wide variety of events, from conferences, AGMs, photoshoots and product launches to meetings, receptions and weddings - set in one of the most iconic Brutalist buildings in the world. 

Our unique offer blends the artistic with the commercial to create bespoke packages and tours for business clients that connect with our arts programme.

People perform at their best at the Barbican. Bringing your event to us directly supports the arts and learning activities of the Barbican.

For more information please contact the Business Events team on +44 (0)20 7382 7043 or email businessevents@barbican.org.uk

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Room/space Theatre Cabaret Seated dinner Standing
Barbican Hall 1950 N/A N/A N/A
Barbican Theatre 1160 N/A N/A N/A
Cinema 1 280 N/A N/A N/A
Frobisher Auditorium 1 250 N/A N/A N/A
Frobisher Auditorium 2 160 N/A N/A N/A
Frobisher Rooms 10–170 30–100 N/A N/A
Frobisher Boardroom 20 N/A N/A N/A
Conservatory N/A N/A 80 150
Conservatory Terrace N/A N/A 168 200
Garden Room N/A N/A 280 300