Our award-winning cinema in the heart of the Barbican.
Cinema 1 has state-of-the-art projection supported by our in-house technical team. It’s ideal for presentations and corporate meetings.
The space features fully-integrated stage lighting and sound rigs which can be adapted to your needs. Lighting can be programmed in your chosen colours.
With a a spacious foyer area, bar and cloakroom, Cinema 1 is also suitable for private film screenings.
Key features and inclusions
- Projection Screen - 7.6m x 4.2m (25' x 14'3")
- 5k HD projector
- PA System with 3 cabled microphones
- Access for wheelchair users (2 wheelchair spaces)
- Live streaming, video conferencing and satellite links can be arranged
- Changeable coloured LED wall lights can be tailored to your event colours
- AV Technician
- Free Wi-Fi
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Barbican Cinema 1 is located within the main Barbican building on Level -2. Head to Level G and walk towards the Lakeside Terrace where you’ll find stairs and lifts to take you down to the venue floor.
Silk Street, London
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle. Plan your journey and find more route information in ‘Your Visit’ or book your car parking space in advance.
Level access from the Pit floor foyer only to the two boxes (see Mobility below). All other seats lead off stepped aisles.
Two boxes at the rear of the auditorium each have space for one wheelchair user and a companion. Please book early and ask for these seats.
Assistance dogs may be taken into the cinema – please tell us when booking, to ensure your seat has enough space. If you prefer, you may leave your dog with a member of the foyer staff during the performance.
There is an induction loop in the auditorium. You can use this by adjusting your hearing aid to the ‘T’ setting.
For more access information, please visit our Accessibility section.