Big Barbican Workshop
At the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Degree programmes, summer schools, youth learning and more
The Guildhall School of Music & Drama is one of the world's leading conservatoires and drama schools, offering musicians, actors, stage managers and theatre technicians an inspiring environment in which to develop as artists and professionals.
To explore the summer schools, undergraduate, postgraduate and other programmes for emerging and developing artists on offer click the button below.
Get into film
Visit the Barbican Art Gallery
Culture Mile School Visits Fund
Discover Barbican and further education
Watch: Barbican Box Showcase
A creative education programme designed for secondary schools and FE colleges, Barbican Box aims to ignite, support and facilitate music, theatre and visual art making in schools through a process of devising and creating work from scratch.
Watch: BA Performance & Creative Enterprise at Guildhall
The Performance and Creative Enterprise degree at Guildhall is aimed at artists from a range of music and theatre backgrounds who want to develop their performance, production, collaboration and leadership skills for employment in the arts industry.
Watch: Big Barbican Workshop
We go behind the scenes of this year's Big Barbican Workshop as students explore all the art forms that the Barbican has to offer, from art, drama, movement, music to spoken word.
Discover more about the history of our Grade II listed building plus debates and discussion about architecture – with slight favouritism towards Brutalism…
Commissioned or curated by us, you’ll experience a taste of the Barbican through architecture, performance and drama in our short films, filmed in and around the Barbican.
Explore our programme of classical music through our series of talks and interviews with the world's top soloists, musicians, conductors and collaborators.