Photographer Peter Bloomfield was commissioned by the Barbican to document the final stages of building's construction. His beautiful images - which have never been shared with the public - capture the astonishing scale of the construction effort.
Filmed in the Barbican
Barbican Sessions: Gazelle Twin
In our latest Barbican Session, British composer, producer and musician Gazelle Twin performs ‘Glory’ in the Barbican Conservatory.
Barbican Sessions: Satu Vänskä
In an empty Theatre, Satu Vänskä, Principal Violinist of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, performs JS Bach's ‘Allemande’ from Partita II in D minor.
Barbican Sessions: Keaton Henson
For our latest Barbican Session, English folk rock musician Keaton Henson performs an Impromptu on a theme from Six Lethargies in our Library.
Barbican Sessions: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain perform 'High
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain take to the stairs outside the Barbican Hall to perform a raucous rendition of AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell'.
Barbican Sessions: Christoph Sietzen
For our latest Barbican Session, percussionist Christoph Sietzen performs in an empty Cinema 1.
Watch: Barbican Sessions- Black Top
In the first of our Barbican Sessions, Black Top, the duo of multi-instrumentalist Orphy Robinson and pianist Pat Thomas, perform a live concert after hours in our 'Basquiat: Boom for Real' exhibition.