28 Oct 2017
–14 Oct 2018
An annual festival of over 90 sessions, Battle of Ideas will return to the Barbican in 2017 for another weekend of free-thinking and lively debate.
28 Oct 2017
–13 Oct 2018
–27 May 2018
Weave you way through our Brutalist architecture and get inspired as you learn the techniques of hand-weaving in Christabel Balfour's weaving workshops.
–1 Jun 2018
Designer/maker Phil Cuttance demonstrates his cool, contemporary take on an age-old craft, as he casts a series of Jesmonite stone sculptures in the Barbican Shop.
31 May 2018, 19:00
Peter Ahrends and Paul Koralek discuss their prolific architecture practice, established in the 1960s
–3 Jun 2018
Cast your own Jesmonite stone vase with designer/maker Phil Cuttance.
2 Jun 2018, 12:00
From a teenage girl's broken dreams to women's limited career opportunities, these films examine the collision between the fantasy of womanhood and the reality of women’s lives in the 1970s.
2 Jun 2018, 14:00
A rare chance to see documentaries that were screened in political gatherings during the 1970s and 1980s, mobilising the growing ranks of feminists.
2 Jun 2018, 16:00
A fun collection of shorts from feminist filmmakers broaching topics such as love, body image and sexual pleasure – from a woman's perspective – for the first time.
3 Jun 2018, 16:00
Second wave feminist filmmakers pioneered the sub-genre of the personal documentary, painting intimate and vivid portraits of a society in the flux of change.
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