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Library

Barbican Revisited by Lumini Glass Group

Personal interpretations of the Barbican come to life as five artists explore the meaning of an iconic place of history, where lives are played out and culture converges.

Postwar Modern installation shot
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Art & design

Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain 1945-1965

A revelatory new take on art in Britain after the Second World War, a period when artists had to make sense of an entirely altered world.

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Art & design

Our Time on Earth

We belong to an incredible ecosystem. One species among millions of others, striving to live together in a delicate balance.

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Tours & public spaces

Squish Space

Free

Discover, touch, play and learn in our reopened Squish Space. 

Emergency
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Cinema

Parent & Baby Screening: Emergency

Fresh from Sundance 2022 comes this hysterical satire from indie director Carey Williams.

Barbican architecture
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Tours & public spaces

Architecture Tours

Discover the vast, bold and brutal Barbican estate on our 90 minute Architecture Tours.

Benediction
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Cinema

Benediction

Directed by Terence Davies, Jack Lowden takes on the complex role of the legendary war poet and anti-war activist Siegfried Sassoon.

Everything Everywhere All at once
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Cinema

Everything Everywhere All At Once

Michelle Yeoh stars as Evelyn Wang, a time-bending, universe altering laundromat owner trying to get her taxes in order, in this sci-fi comedy directed by the Daniels.

Two men in trucks at the edge of a swimming pool in The Blue Hour
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Cinema

Queer East: The Blue Hour + ScreenTalk

Two young men meet at an abandoned swimming pool in this nightmarish study of repressed sexuality and desire.

Black and white photo of Novo Amor. He wears a white t shirt and a black beanie hat against a plain wall background
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Contemporary music

Novo Amor

Acclaimed Welsh producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Novo Amor performs his Barbican debut.