A world-class arts and learning organisation, the Barbican pushes the boundaries of all major art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts.
We inspire more people to discover and love the arts.
Cutting across all forms of music including work by contemporary musicians, experimental collaborations and leading orchestras and soloists from around the world.
Showcasing international theatre, dance and performance by auteurs, leading companies and emerging artists that challenge the idea of what theatre can be.
Our visual arts programme embraces art, architecture, design, fashion, photography and film.
The best international new releases, talks with filmmakers, major curated seasons and leads in the presentation of the performing arts on screen.
Providing access to the best arts events, platforms for creativity, opportunities to gain skills, jobs, and working together to help young people find their creative voice
Download the Barbican's annual reports for an overview of the past few years.
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