We have reopened some of our venues. Everyone who visits us will need a ticket in advance. Find out more

Venue Hire

Cinemas 2 & 3

Image of Barbican Centre Cinemas 2 and 3 venue hire

With fully integrated technical resources and a 'boutique movie theatre' feel, Cinemas 2 & 3 are the latest venue spaces available for hire at the Barbican.

Located in their own building on Beech Street, Cinemas 2 & 3 benefit from a dedicated entrance, private registration and cloakroom facilities as well as adjacent catering and exhibition spaces.

Cinemas 2 & 3 are perfect venues for more intimate events, such as seminars, smaller conferences and private film screenings for up to 150 delegates.

Key features and inclusions

  • Dedicated entrance for guest arrival
  • Dedicated registration desk and cloakroom facilities
  • Private catering space suitable for refreshments, lunch, receptions and exhibition
  • Dedicated event manager from the point of booking to the end of the event
  • Front of house and cloakroom staff
  • Dedicated sound and lighting technician
  • Projector
  • Front projection screen
  • PA system and microphones
  • Stage lighting
  • Wi-Fi


Winter Hire Offer

Cinema Hire

Over the winter period Cinemas 2 & 3 are available to hire for various events including seminars, small conferences, private film screenings and more.

This offer is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only until March 2020. 

Check out our event menus for winter 2019.

Winter Offer at £55 DDR, including

  • Unlimited Fairtrade tea and coffee and signature apples in your breaks
  • Mini Danish pastries on arrival
  • Chef’s lunch selection of one and a half rounds of sandwiches per person, Kettle crisps and fresh fruit
  • Afternoon tea stand; dark chocolate brownies, treacle flapjacks
  • Includes Technical and Staffing 08.30 – 17.30

Make an enquiry