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A TOAST Circle Pop-Up in Partnership with Phoebe English

Join lifestyle brand, TOAST, to discover a capsule collection created in partnership with fashion designer Phoebe English and participate in a programme of creative textile and repair workshops.

Headway East
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Growing A Relationship

Join us for a day of creative workshops and roundtable discussion on relationship centred practice for arts and community organisations and workers.

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ZooCo/Improbable: Applied Improvisation For Social Change

Led by Lee Simpson Co-Artistic Director of Improbable and Flo O’Mahony, Artistic Director of Zoo Co this is a workshop in improvisation as a radical tool for realising creative leadership. 

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Young Poets Showcase

Join the latest cohort of Barbican Young Poets to explore the boundaries of poetry through workshops, installations, film and live performances.

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Architecture on Stage: DRDH

Founded in 2000 by Daniel Rosbottom and David Howarth, DRDH Architects operates from offices in London and Antwerp.  

Henry Winkler: The Fonz and Beyond
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Henry Winkler: The Fonz and Beyond

Join the legendary Henry Winkler as he shares stories of his life on the 50th anniversary of his time in Hollywood.

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Architecture on Stage The Rights of the Architectural Worker

Speakers include Charlie Edmonds of the Future Architects Front, representatives from the Section of Architectural Workers, along with other special guests.

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Tristan Garcia: Keynote Lecture - Ricochets

A keynote lecture by celebrated philosopher and writer Tristan Garcia exploring the multifaceted history of childhood in art, philosophy and cultural history through the prism of children’s drawings.

Empire Live: William Dalrymple and Anita Anand
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Empire - Live

How do empires rise? Why do they fall? And how have they shaped our world today? William Dalrymple and Anita Anand explore the stories, personalities and events of empire over the course of history. 

 

An Evening with Mary Beard
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An Evening with Mary Beard

Spend a fascinating evening with renowned classicist and historian, Mary Beard, and interviewer Sathnam Sanghera.

Gabor Mate: Live at the Barbican
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Dr Gabor Maté: Live on Stage in London

Drawing on cutting-edge science and real-life stories, renowned physician Dr Gabor will share his compassionate and humane approach to wellbeing. 

Tim Peake
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Tim Peake: Astronauts - The Quest to Explore Space

After multiple sell-out tours with his debut show, My Journey to Space, Tim Peake returns to venues across the UK with his hugely anticipated new show, Astronauts: The Quest to Explore Space.

An Evening with Fran Lebowitz
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An Evening with Fran Lebowitz

In a cultural landscape filled with endless pundits and talking heads, Fran Lebowitz stands out as one of our most insightful social commentators.

An Evening with Monty Don
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An Audience with Monty Don

Join BBC Gardeners' World presenter and gardening writer, Monty Don, as he shares his passion for gardens and the unique role they play in human inspiration and wellbeing.

Yotam Ottolenghi: The Comforr Tour
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Yotam Ottolenghi: The Comfort Tour

Spend a delicious evening with the inimitable chef and restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi, as he celebrates his anticipated new cookbook, Comfort, Ottolenghi’s most personal work since Simple and Flavour