Hear from Tom Emerson, one of the founders of award-winning architecture practice 6a.
Founded in 2001 with Stephanie Macdonald, 6a has developed an international reputation for a portfolio that has a strong focus on commissions for arts spaces including Raven Row (2009), the South London Gallery (2010) and the extension of the MK Gallery, in Milton Keynes (2015-). Recent projects include Cowan Court, a 68-room hall of residence for Churchill College, Cambridge (2016) and a studio for fashion photographer Jeurgen Teller, in West London (2016), winners of RIBA Regional Awards 2017 and London Building of the Year. The Photography Studio for Juergen Teller is currently shortlisted for the Stirling Prize.
Silk Street, London
Nearby public transport
We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Barbican, St Paul’s and Moorgate. The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon. Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street
Car and bicycle parking
We have free bicycle spaces and paid car parking spaces available
We’ve plenty of places for you to relax and replenish, from coffee and cake to wood-fired pizzas and full pre-theatre menus
Foyer bars and cafe
Beech Street Cafe & Bar
Spaces for wheelchair users in the rear of the Stalls (four) and row B of the upper circle (four), both with companion seats. Row B is reached via a platform lift, and staff will be happy to help you. Seats in the back row of the Stalls are suitable for people with limited mobility.
Assistance dogs may be taken into the theatre – please tell us when booking, to ensure your seat has enough space. If you prefer, you may leave your dog with a member of the cloakroom staff during the performance.
For our occasional BSL-signed performances. Stalls seats close to the signer are reserved for people with hearing impairments. Please book early and ask for these seats.
These display the full text of the play on a screen as the actors speak the words. Seats with the best view of the screen are reserved for people with hearing impairments, so please book early and ask for these seats.
Audio-described performancesand amplified sound
Headsets are available from the sales kiosk outside the Stalls Right entrance to the theatre
For more access information, please visit our Accessibility section.
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