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Barbican architecture
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Tours & public spaces

Architecture Tours

Discover the vast, bold and brutal Barbican estate on our 90 minute Architecture Tours.

 Unravel The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, Installation view, Barbican Art Gallery (c) Jemima Yong Barbican Art Gallery
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Art & design

Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art

Using textiles, fibre and thread, 50 international artists challenge power structures and reimagine the world in this major group exhibition.

Two young people sit atop a sand dune in the vast expanse of the empty desert.
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Cinema

Dune Part Two

The second instalment of Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of the epic 1965 sci-fi novel, starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya and Austin Butler.

A man and a girl sit on a bench in a park, looking up to the sky and smiling.
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Cinema

Perfect Days

Kôji Yakusho teaches the art of appreciating the everyday in this meditative drama from Wim Wenders.

Frida Kahlo lies in the sun with an arm dangled over her eyes.
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Cinema

Reclaim the Frame UK Premiere: Frida (TBC) (AD)

A raw and magical journey into the life of iconic artist Frida Kahlo, told through her own words from diaries, letters, essays, and interviews by director Carla Gutierrez.

zone of interest
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Cinema

The Zone of Interest

Jonathan Glazer examines evil through the prism of everyday life for a commandant's family living in the shadow of Auschwitz. 

sculptures hang from the ceiling of the Conservatory
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

The Conservatory x Ranjani Shettar

Free

Our Conservatory hosts a spectacular new site-specific commission by Indian sculptor Ranjani Shettar.

An illustration of the Totoro character with green watercolour washes of paint. Inside Totoro's face is the silhouette of two small characters holding a red umbrella.
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Theatre & dance

Royal Shakespeare Company/Joe Hisaishi: My Neighbour Totoro

Find your spirit with the “awe-inspiring” (Time Out) and “dazzling” (Guardian) My Neighbour Totoro, as this five-star, award-winning production returns for a strictly limited season.

Figure in the foreground dressed in black, holding a bunch of dried, burnt foliage, with desert landscape in the background and cloudy, red skies
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Classical music Theatre & dance

A Star Next to the Moon, Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Love and belonging struggle under a tyrannical regime in Stephen McNeff’s latest opera, A Star Next to the Moon. Based on Juan Rulfo’s iconic novel Pedro Páramo, with a libretto by Aoife Mannix.

Hera Hyesang Park smiling against a white background
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Classical music

Hera Hyesang Park and Bretton Brown

Soprano Hera Hyesang Park and pianist Bretton Brown give a recital that celebrates Park’s Korean heritage, finding parallels and contrasts between western repertoire and Korean art and folk-song.

Two performers on stage: one creeps up behind the other menacingly.
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Theatre & dance

Det Ferösche Compagnie: Castle of Joy

Hear the compelling story of a person's inspiring journey to build a world of their own in this moving play from the innovative Faroese theatre company, based on true events.

A man gazes at a woman in a beautiful costume
Event
Cinema

Poor Things [35mm]

We are delighted to present these special screenings of Poor Things on 35mm film.

From the Caribbean to Coventry
Event
Library

From the Caribbean to Coventry: Plotting the Rise of 2Tone

Free

An exhibition for the fans by the fans going some way to explain not just what 2Tone is but why and how we got there.

Concrete and Clay: Archiving the Barbican
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

Concrete and Clay: Archiving the Barbican

Free

This free installation invites visitors to orient themselves in the buildings and their complex, fascinating histories in an exciting new display at the heart of the Barbican’s Foyers.

Barbican architecture
Event
Tours & public spaces

Architecture Tours

Discover the vast, bold and brutal Barbican estate on our 90 minute Architecture Tours.

 Unravel The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, Installation view, Barbican Art Gallery (c) Jemima Yong Barbican Art Gallery
Event
Art & design

Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art

Using textiles, fibre and thread, 50 international artists challenge power structures and reimagine the world in this major group exhibition.

Members' Photo Challenge Event
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Tours & public spaces

Photo Challenge

Members' event

Challenge yourself to look at the Barbican differently through your camera (or smartphone) lens.

A group of young friends and a giant red panda peer over the roof of a house at night.
Event
Cinema

Family Film Club: Turning Red

Only available in cinemas for a short period, this fantastic Disney title deserves to be seen on the biggest screen possible to get the full red panda experience!

A man and a girl sit on a bench in a park, looking up to the sky and smiling.
Event
Cinema

Parent and Baby Screening: Perfect Days

Kôji Yakusho teaches the art of appreciating the everyday in this meditative drama from Wim Wenders.

zone of interest
Event
Cinema

The Zone of Interest

Jonathan Glazer examines evil through the prism of everyday life for a commandant's family living in the shadow of Auschwitz. 

Two young people sit atop a sand dune in the vast expanse of the empty desert.
Event
Cinema

Dune Part Two

The second instalment of Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of the epic 1965 sci-fi novel, starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya and Austin Butler.

An illustration of the Totoro character with green watercolour washes of paint. Inside Totoro's face is the silhouette of two small characters holding a red umbrella.
Event
Theatre & dance

Royal Shakespeare Company/Joe Hisaishi: My Neighbour Totoro

Find your spirit with the “awe-inspiring” (Time Out) and “dazzling” (Guardian) My Neighbour Totoro, as this five-star, award-winning production returns for a strictly limited season.

Two performers on stage: one creeps up behind the other menacingly.
Event
Theatre & dance

Det Ferösche Compagnie: Castle of Joy

Hear the compelling story of a person's inspiring journey to build a world of their own in this moving play from the innovative Faroese theatre company, based on true events.

A composite image featuring the three soloists: Sean Shibe on the left, holding his guitar, Emma Smith in the middle, and Ryan Corbett on the right, holding his accordion.
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Classical music

Britten Sinfonia: Magnum Opus Composer Showcase

Discover three new chamber concertos by composers whose careers are just taking off.

A man stands in front of a woman in a candlelit dining room, in soft evening lighting.
Event
Cinema

The Taste of Things

A relationship between long-term colleagues begins to simmer as the heat is turned up in the kitchen, from Norwegian Wood director Anh Hung Tran. 

A man and a girl sit on a bench in a park, looking up to the sky and smiling.
Event
Cinema

Perfect Days

Kôji Yakusho teaches the art of appreciating the everyday in this meditative drama from Wim Wenders.

Two men lie in bed together, draped in orange light. They look lovingly at each other.
Event
Cinema

All Of Us Strangers

Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott are neighbours falling in love despite the presence of their pasts, in this intertwined fantasy romance by Andrew Haigh.

A man gazes at a woman in a beautiful costume
Event
Cinema

Poor Things [35mm]

We are delighted to present these special screenings of Poor Things on 35mm film.

Concrete and Clay: Archiving the Barbican
Event
Art & design Tours & public spaces

Concrete and Clay: Archiving the Barbican

Free

This free installation invites visitors to orient themselves in the buildings and their complex, fascinating histories in an exciting new display at the heart of the Barbican’s Foyers.

 Unravel The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, Installation view, Barbican Art Gallery (c) Jemima Yong Barbican Art Gallery
Event
Art & design

Unravel: The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art

Using textiles, fibre and thread, 50 international artists challenge power structures and reimagine the world in this major group exhibition.