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Welcome to the Barbican’s press room, where you can contact our Communications team, read press releases and find out the latest news.

Latest press releases

Title Posted on
Barbican Cinema Dec 23/Jan 24 programme + Poor Things Costume Exhibition and Exclusive Preview Screenings
Barbican announces a multifaceted artistic improvisation experience with Circle of Live, blending music, a kinetic sculpture, scenography, and dance
Francis Alÿs
A collection of gifts for culture lovers at the Barbican Shop this festive season
Barbican announces tribute to Arthur Russell with Speakers Corner Quartet and friends
Bootylicious to take over Barbican foyers for late-night ClubStage party
Barbican announces new performances: Alessandro Cortini and Rone with London Contemporary Orchestra
Get Festive at the Barbican this December
Barbican announces L’Rain, extra performance for Nils Frahm and support for David August
Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art
The Barbican announces Theatre & Dance 2024 spring programme
Helen Wallace joins Barbican as new Head of Music 
Barbican Cinema December 2023
Barbican announces Jenny Hval dates for April 2024, plus free Touching Bass ClubStage DJ set for EFG London Jazz Festival
Barbican announces new Max Cooper performances for April 2024
New Release ScreenTalks – Nov 2023
Barbican's Daytime and Families Offer, October – December 2023
Barbican to host Prestigious Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat International Conference 2024
Press Reminder: EFG London Jazz Festival returns to the Barbican this November with a full line-up of some of the world’s most talented contemporary jazz musicians, including free public performances and film screenings – plus new support announcements
Barbican announces late-night ClubStage with Greentea Peng: Greentea Selecta

General info

Contact us

Our working hours are Monday–Friday 10am–6pm

Please do get in touch with any questions – we look forward to hearing from you.

For general enquiries, please email [email protected] or call 0207 382 2389. Contact details for specific artform press teams at the Barbican can also be found below.

James Tringham
Head of Communications
07513 702 734
[email protected]

Ariane Oiticica
Senior Programming Communications Manager
020 3834 1181 / 07917 190 584

[email protected]

Benno Rembeck
Senior Corporate Communications Manager
020 3834 1106
[email protected]

Matthew Little
Corporate Communications Manager
020 3834 1192
[email protected]

John Kelly
Communications Team Coordinator
020 7382 2389
[email protected]

Hannah Carr
Communications Manager – Visual Arts
020 3834 1191
[email protected]  

Lily Booth
Communications Officer – Visual Arts
[email protected]  

Georgia Holmes
Communications Assistant – Visual Arts
[email protected]  

Communications Manager – Theatre & Dance
020 3834 1187

[email protected]

Sumayyah Sheikh
Communications Assistant – Theatre & Dance and Cinema
[email protected]

Ed Maitland Smith
Communications Manager  Music
020 3834 1115
[email protected]

Koyel Basu
Communications Officer – Music
[email protected]

Simone Gibbs
Communications Assistant – Music
[email protected]

For enquiries about the London Symphony Orchestra, please contact their press team directly.

Ian Cuthbert
Communications Manager – Cinema
07980 925 352
[email protected]

Sarah Harvey
PR Consultant – Cinema
07958 597 426
[email protected]

Sumayyah Sheikh
Communications Assistant - Theatre & Dance and Cinema
[email protected]