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 1,800 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.


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.


Contact Us

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

To speak to us about your event, you can reach the Business Events team on +44 (0)20 7382 7043 or email businessevents@barbican.org.uk


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.

Winner of ‘Coolest Conference & Exhibition Centre 2017’ award at Prestige Event’s COOL Awards.

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

Sustainability at the Barbican

Learn how we are committed to reducing our impacts and spread the message of sustainability throughout the Barbican.