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A caption box showing some orange captions from a Romeo and Juliet production
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Theatre & dance Tours & public spaces

Stagetext: Captions Speak Louder

Come and explore this first of its kind exhibition, mapping the growth of theatre captioning through the work of deaf-led charity Stagetext.

Black and white Matrix archive image
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Art & design Talks & workshops Tours & public spaces

How We Live Now

A multi-layered project comprising an installation, publication and events programme exploring a series of important questions about our public spaces and designed environments.

Isamu Noguchi in his studio
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Art & design

Noguchi

An exhibition celebrating Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988), one of the most experimental and pioneering artists of the 20th century.

Hushuhu, the first woman shaman of the Yawanawá stands on a wooden bridge crossing a river The water is brown and she is holding a large white and black feather..
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Theatre & dance

Lynette Wallworth: Awavena

Emmy award-winning Lynette Wallworth’s stunning 360° VR experience uses cutting edge technology to connect you with an Amazonian people who are ascending from the edge of extinction.

An image of the Shilpa Gupta: Sun at Night exhibition
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Art & design

Shilpa Gupta: Sun at Night

Free

The first major London exhibition by Mumbai-based artist Shilpa Gupta highlights the fragility of one’s right to expression whilst raising urgent questions of censorship, confinement and resistance. 

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.

2 young girls sitting side by side
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Cinema

Members Screening: Petite Maman

Members' event

Beloved French director Céline Sciamma brings us a sublime modern fairy-tale about the quiet wonder of mother-daughter relationships.

Adam Driver and Lady Gaga posing in character in front of a mountain snow scene
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Cinema

House of Gucci

Oscar winner Lady Gaga stars as Patrizia Reggiani, the glamorous murderess who married into the Gucci family and wreaked havoc

An animated still from A Stone in the Shoe
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Cinema

Marvellous Animations for 8–14 year-olds

These 11 films from 10 different countries have been chosen especially for children aged 8 and upwards and include themes such as otherness, friendship and tolerance.

A still from the Barbican's production of Anything Goes
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Cinema

Encore: Anything Goes

Filmed live in our Theatre, this new 5-star production of the classic musical comedy features an all-star cast led by renowned Broadway royalty Sutton Foster as Reno Sweeney.