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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.

Flo reaches over the tech desk to Rachel with a microphone.
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Theatre & dance

Zoo Co/Improbable: Perfect Show for Rachel

Step into Rachel's world as this ★★★★★ (Guardian) show returns following a sold-out run. Discover how a learning disabled artist has the power to lead the creation of her ‘Perfect Show’.

Ghostly figure in black and white
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Theatre & dance

Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Jane Eyre

Orphaned as a young girl and raised by her cruel aunt, follow the thrilling tale of Jane Eyre on her journey to find love and belonging.

Sakari Oramo conducting, with blue circular swirls framing him
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Classical music

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo: A Sea Symphony

Full sail for new shores: Sakari Oramo conducts Vaughan Williams’s A Sea Symphony, Britten’s Double Concerto and an enchanting, newly uncovered late work by Oliver Knussen.

Two young men sit on either side of a young woman, on a bed, touching each other's legs and laughing.
Event
Cinema

Challengers

Tension builds on the courts in Luca Guadagnino's tennis menage-a-trois between Zendaya, Josh O'Connor and Mike Faist. 

A man and a woman sit on a wall outside at night, holding hands.
Event
Cinema

Slow

A dancer and a sign language interpreter feel their way through an asexual relationship, in this heart-wrenching film from Lithuania.

From the Caribbean to Coventry
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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.

unravel install image
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.

14. Soufiane Ababri installation view, 2024, The Curve © Eva Herzog and Barbican Art Gallery
Event
Art & design

Soufiane Ababri

Free

Moroccan artist Soufiane Ababri’s new commission, Their mouths were full of bumblebees but it was me who was pollinated, explores questions of desire, queerness, and diaspora.

A woman in an apocalyptic landscape sits in a dark vehicle reversing.
Event
Cinema

Parent and Baby Screening: Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth charge through the desert to tell the origin story of the renegade warrior Furiosa, in the swirling dust of the oppressive apocalyptic Mad Max world.

A group of well dressed people stand together, one bows down to another whilst a child looks on.
Event
Cinema

Family Film Club: Azur and Asmar: The Prince’s Quest +...

 A fantastic chance to see this rarely seen and intricately animated tale from master storyteller, Michel Ocelot, director of the Kirikou movies. 

Barbican architecture
Event
Tours & public spaces

Architecture Tours

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

Flo reaches over the tech desk to Rachel with a microphone.
Event
Theatre & dance

Zoo Co/Improbable: Perfect Show for Rachel

Step into Rachel's world as this ★★★★★ (Guardian) show returns following a sold-out run. Discover how a learning disabled artist has the power to lead the creation of her ‘Perfect Show’.

A woman in an apocalyptic landscape sits in a dark vehicle reversing.
Event
Cinema

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth charge through the desert to tell the origin story of the renegade warrior Furiosa, in the swirling dust of the oppressive apocalyptic Mad Max world.

A man is surrounded by a group of people, and looks out with a shocked expression.
Event
Cinema

La Chimera

Josh O'Connor digs himself in to a mess in this arthouse 80s drama about a troupe of Italian grave robbers.

A man with slicked hair and glasses looks confused, standing on the street.
Event
Cinema

Hit Man

Richard Linklater of Dazed and Confused fame tells the almost-true story of a nerdy professor's transformation into a slick undercover agent, played hilariously by co-writer Glen Powell. 

Two young men sit on either side of a young woman, on a bed, touching each other's legs and laughing.
Event
Cinema

Challengers

Tension builds on the courts in Luca Guadagnino's tennis menage-a-trois between Zendaya, Josh O'Connor and Mike Faist. 

A man and a woman sit on a wall outside at night, holding hands.
Event
Cinema

Slow

A dancer and a sign language interpreter feel their way through an asexual relationship, in this heart-wrenching film from Lithuania.

Guildhall Session Singers in recording
Event
Contemporary music

Guildhall Session Singers

The official launch concert of Guildhall Session Singers, a new professional vocal ensemble founded by Guildhall School of Music & Drama's Electronic and Produced Music Department.

Ghostly figure in black and white
Event
Theatre & dance

Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Jane Eyre

Orphaned as a young girl and raised by her cruel aunt, follow the thrilling tale of Jane Eyre on her journey to find love and belonging.

Arthur Russell
Event
Contemporary music

Travels Over Feeling: The Music of Arthur Russell

An evening celebrating the life and work of American musician and composer Arthur Russell: ‘One of the 20th-century’s true musical visionaries.’ (The Guardian)

unravel install image
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.

14. Soufiane Ababri installation view, 2024, The Curve © Eva Herzog and Barbican Art Gallery
Event
Art & design

Soufiane Ababri

Free

Moroccan artist Soufiane Ababri’s new commission, Their mouths were full of bumblebees but it was me who was pollinated, explores questions of desire, queerness, and diaspora.

Barbican architecture
Event
Tours & public spaces

Architecture Tours

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

A woman in an apocalyptic landscape sits in a dark vehicle reversing.
Event
Cinema

Members' Screening: Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Members' event

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth charge through the desert to tell the origin story of the renegade warrior Furiosa, in the swirling dust of the oppressive apocalyptic Mad Max world.

sculptures hang from the ceiling of the Conservatory
Event
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.

A woman in an apocalyptic landscape sits in a dark vehicle reversing.
Event
Cinema

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth charge through the desert to tell the origin story of the renegade warrior Furiosa, in the swirling dust of the oppressive apocalyptic Mad Max world.

A man with slicked hair and glasses looks confused, standing on the street.
Event
Cinema

Hit Man

Richard Linklater of Dazed and Confused fame tells the almost-true story of a nerdy professor's transformation into a slick undercover agent, played hilariously by co-writer Glen Powell. 

A man is surrounded by a group of people, and looks out with a shocked expression.
Event
Cinema

La Chimera

Josh O'Connor digs himself in to a mess in this arthouse 80s drama about a troupe of Italian grave robbers.

A man and a girl stand very close together, staring at each other. She appears to not have a top on, he wears a red vest.
Event
Cinema

Hoard

Luna Carmoon's debut is a haunting drama about the after-effects of childhood trauma in a young girl's life.