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Live in the Barbican Estate? Discover more about what's happening at the Barbican.

Download the resident's quarterly newsletter, Podium, produced by the Barbican with information and insights into events coming up at the Barbican.

Find special offers and events available to Barbican Estate residents across our programme. 

Contact us

If you wish to speak to Barbican Centre management outside of office hours, please ring the Silk Street reception on 020 7382 7308 (this number also applies for Cinemas 2 & 3 on Beech Street). 

Is there anything you'd like to see on this page? If so, please send suggestions to: residents@barbican.org.uk


Barbican Estate Office

The Barbican Estate Office is based in Lauderdale Tower and is often the first port of call for residents who need information on the workings of the estate. It comprises of the Management team as well as House Officers, Car Park & Security, Repairs, Communications,  Major Projects, Cleaning and Service Level Agreement teams.

In order to find out more about the Barbican Estate, how it is managed, how it came to be and what it does for residents please visit the Barbican Estate website.

If you would like to contact any of the departments of the Barbican Estate Office, Please see the contact page.


Private View - Into the Night

Tue 12 Nov, 6.30–8.30pm

Join us for a special Residents Private View for Into the Night: Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art on Tuesday 12 November, 6.30–8.30pm, in the Art Gallery.

This landmark exhibition explores the history of cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art across the world, from London to New York, Paris, Mexico City, Berlin, Vienna, and Ibadan. Discover works of art, many rarely seen in the UK, as well as life-size recreations of avant-garde spaces.

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Resident Screening - Barbican Archive Mixtape

Sun 24 Nov, 12noon

In celebration of the Barbican Estate’s 50th anniversary, The Barbican Archive Mixtape is a cut-and-paste journey through the TV, film and artists moving image that has captured the Estate on screen.

Join us for a free Barbican Residents screening on Sunday 24 November at 12noon in Cinema 1, with tea/coffee available from 11.30 in the Level Minus 2 foyer (show your ticket to redeem your free drink).

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Cinema offer - Sunday Special

Residents can benefit from 2 for 1 tickets on all new release titles in the Barbican Cinemas every Sunday evening*. Please present your Barbican Residents Association card to claim the discount.

If you are not already a member of the Barbican Residents Association, you can join by contacting your House Representative. Membership starts at £5.

*This offer does not apply to residents with a Barbican Centre Membership. The offer is only from the Cinema Box Offices (see above), 30 minutes before the film. The offer is not applicable online or on the telephone.

Barbican Membership offer

Residents enjoy a £10 discount on Barbican Membership and Barbican Membership Plus. With thousands of events taking place at the Barbican every year, membership is your passport to adventure. Benefits include:

  • Priority booking
  • No booking fees
  • Access to the Members' Lounge for you plus a guest
  • Unlimited free access to our exhibitions
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events
  • 20% off cinema tickets for member plus a guest
  • Special offers on selected music and theatre events
  • Special offers in our restaurants and foyer bars, and a discount in the Barbican shops

Members Plus enjoy all of the benefits of membership, plus:

  • Enhanced priority booking
  • Three guests at the Members' Lounge
  • Unlimited free access to our exhibitions for you plus a guest


For more information and a full list of benefits, members' events and offers, please visit the membership page.

To redeem this membership offer please call Box Office on 020 7638 8891 or call into the Centre. The offer cannot currently be redeemed online.

If you have any questions please email barbican.membership@barbican.org.uk.

Barbican Centre Visitor Management Plan

The Barbican Centre Visitor Management Plan, created for the benefit of Barbican Residents, sets out the aims under which the Barbican Centre manages its operation in order to uphold the responsibilities placed on it under the terms of the Licensing Act (2003) in relation to the prevention of public nuisance. The document was last updated in December 2016. Download PDF