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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.

Greenwich Design District. Photo by Taran Wilkhu
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Art & design Talks & workshops

Architecture on Stage: New Architects

On the second of two special evenings, Architecture on Stage profiles some of the most exciting emerging architects working in Britain today. 

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Talks & workshops Theatre & dance

Masterclass: Belarus Free Theatre - 'Artivism'

This workshop will explore Belarus Free Theatre’s approach to using the arts for non-violent activism and social change and will give participants the tools to develop their own creative campaigns. 

Group of Young Barbican members at workshop
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Art & design Contemporary music Talks & workshops Tours & public spaces

Young Barbican Holiday Party

Cancelled

We are sorry to announce this event has been postponed due to the rising number of Covid cases. The new dates for this event will be announced in January 2022. 

Black and white still of Ruth Negga as Clare and Tessa Thompson as Irene in Passing.
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Cinema Talks & workshops

Passing + ScreenTalk with Ruth Negga

In her directorial debut, Rebecca Hall adapts Nella Larsen's classic Harlem renaissance novel into a black and white melodrama starring Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson.

A still from Steven Spielberg's West Side Story
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Cinema Talks & workshops

Adrian Wootton Presents...West Side Story

Members' event

Adrian Wootton OBE explores Steven Spielberg's new adaptation of the beloved musical West Side Story. 

The Barbican Sculpture Court
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Art & design Talks & workshops

A Brief History of Brutalism at the Barbican

This short course provides an engaging and critical introduction to Brutalist architecture through the iconic and groundbreaking design of the Barbican.

A painting called Bypass I
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Art & design Talks & workshops

New Perspectives on Postwar Art: Six-week evening course

A six week in person course offering an introduction to art made in Britain from 1945 to 1965, a time of upheaval, innovation and creativity after the destruction of the Second World War.

A person is taking a white book from a shelf. The book says 'Shakespeare' on the front in red text.
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Talks & workshops Theatre & dance

Interpreting Shakespeare: Six-week evening course

Explore how the brilliant works of Shakespeare still inform our understanding of the world today in this six-week in-person evening course.

Stacey Dooley at the Barbican
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Talks & workshops

In Conversation with Stacey Dooley

Stacey Dooley has firmly established herself as one of the most recognisable faces on British TV.