What’s on

Theatre & dance


London International Mime Festival 2019

Now in its 42nd year, Mime Festival returns to the Barbican with four captivating theatre shows and two film events in the cinema, spanning the spectrum of contemporary visual performance.

Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre

Three epic, poignant stories brought to life by Russia’s internationally acclaimed company

male dancer jumping mid air

Merce Cunningham: Centennial

To celebrate 100 years since the birth of one of the most influential American choreographers of the 20th century, two dance events and a film screening pay tribute to his legacy.


Fertility Fest

Let’s talk about the science of making babies and modern families as the only arts festival devoted entirely to this affecting and relevant subject arrives at the Barbican for the first time.