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A collection of gifts for culture lovers at the Barbican Shop this festive season

This festive season, the Barbican Shop will be stocking a collection of stylish and creative gifts inspired by the Barbican’s art and culture. The collection includes gifts themed around the Barbican’s current acclaimed productions in the Theatre and Art Gallery.

To tie in with the smash hit family show My Neighbour Totoro running in the Barbican Theatre over Christmas, there will be accessories and a curated selection of books about Studio Ghibli, Manga & Japanese Folklore. Barbican Shop is also collaborating with the Japanese Gallery in Kensington to showcase rare and original Anime & Manga film posters and animation cells that will be on display and for sale instore.

And inspired by the exhibition RE/SISTERS: A Lens on Gender and Ecology currently in the Barbican Art Gallery, there is an eco-conscious range including hand crafted natural soaps by BrambleWood, homeware items made from recycled plastic waste by Müll Club, and a collection of exclusive art pieces handmade by performance art group featured in the exhibition, The Neo-Naturists.

There will also be a ‘Boogie Wonderland’ theme throughout the Barbican Shop this festive season, celebrating the iconic styles and designs of the 1970’s. Gifts include festive cocktail kits and cocktail herb seed sets from London brand Herboo, a range of women’s apparel inspired by a 70’s floral kaleidoscope print, themed Christmas decorations including disco ball baubles & fairy lights, rainbow glitter tree ornaments and a ‘kitchen disco’ neon light box, limited edition Gingerbread and Black Forest chocolate bars from Coco Chocolatier, and music inspired stocking fillers including socks, games and a hand-picked selection of disco vinyl records.

From gifts, books, and accessories to exclusive commissions from emerging designers and makers, discover the latest Barbican Shop ranges instore on Level G of the Centre and online at