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A man and a woman stand in front of a large, internal flame, dressed in a style from the 1960.
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Cinema

The Beast

In Bertrand Bonello's sci-fi future Léa Seydoux and George MacKay time travel to attempt to heal their inherited traumas and the threat of emotion. 

A tree stands on a wide landscape in the rising sun of the morning.
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Cinema

Wilding

Based on Isabella Tree’s best-selling book, Wilding tells the story of a young couple that bets on nature for the future of their failing, four-hundred-year-old estate. 

A photograph by architect Francisco Ibanez Hantke from his collection Non-Structures
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Library

Opposite Places, Common Traces

Free

Architect and photographer Francisco Ibáñez Hantke, invites us to reimagine the transformation of two global cities: London and Santiago. 

14. Soufiane Ababri installation view, 2024, The Curve © Eva Herzog and Barbican Art Gallery
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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
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Tours & public spaces

Architecture Tours

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

Abstract image of blurred lights in shades of yellow and blue
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Theatre & dance

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Kaleidoscope

A collection of vital new performance works created by artists on the cusp of their professional careers.

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

La Chimera

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

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Cinema

The Bikeriders

Austin Butler and Jodie Comer bring to life the hard-edged motorcycle gang tearing up Illinois from Danny Lyon's 1967 photobook.

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Cinema

Green Border

Between Belarus and Poland, refugees make the treacherous journey seeking safety in Europe, in this gripping drama from Agnieszka Holland.

An animation of a man and a woman in front of a sunset, the man lays bricks on a wall whilst the woman watches on.
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Cinema

SAFAR: The Tower + ScreenTalk

A beautifully animated film about a young Palestinian girl gathering her families memories in a refugee camp in Lebanon.

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.

Three opera singers sat on a bed with red rope-like hanging down from ceiling. Small ensemble performing in background
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Classical music

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Opera Makers

Opera Makers features scenes from three Puccini operas, and new works written by composers and librettists on Guildhall’s MA in Opera Making & Writing.

Henry Winkler: The Fonz and Beyond
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Talks & events

Henry Winkler: The Fonz and Beyond

Join the legendary Henry Winkler as he shares stories of his life on the 50th anniversary of his time in Hollywood.

The Kiss Me, Kate ensemble perform, a group of dancers jump in the air, lit by a red light.
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Theatre & dance

Kiss Me, Kate

To be or not to be...in love. That's the question in the star-packed, sizzling new production of Cole Porter's legendary backstage musical comedy.

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Cinema

Fancy Dance

When a Native American woman goes missing, her sister takes things into her own hands and leaves town with her daughter, in this heart-wrenching family drama starring Lily Gladstone. 

Two women look at a wall that has photographs and notes pinned on to it.
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Cinema

SAFAR: Bye Bye Tiberias + ScreenTalk

SAFAR Film Festival is delighted to present an exclusive Q&A preview of Bye Bye Tiberias ahead of its UK release by T A P E Collective.

A photograph by architect Francisco Ibanez Hantke from his collection Non-Structures
Event
Library

Opposite Places, Common Traces

Free

Architect and photographer Francisco Ibáñez Hantke, invites us to reimagine the transformation of two global cities: London and Santiago. 

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 girl sitting on a train with her parents looks hopefully out the window.
Event
Cinema

Family Film Club: Dounia and the Princess of Aleppo

We’re partnering up with SAFAR Film Festival during National Refugee Week to present this beautiful animation that champions hope and understanding.

Barbican architecture
Event
Tours & public spaces

Architecture Tours

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

A father and son stand by a car in a parking lot in a Moroccan suburb.
Event
Cinema

Parent and Baby Screening: Hounds

A father and son have to rectify a failed kidnapping in this hard-hitting thriller from Morocco.

Event
Cinema

Fancy Dance

When a Native American woman goes missing, her sister takes things into her own hands and leaves town with her daughter, in this heart-wrenching family drama starring Lily Gladstone. 

The Kiss Me, Kate ensemble perform, a group of dancers jump in the air, lit by a red light.
Event
Theatre & dance

Kiss Me, Kate

To be or not to be...in love. That's the question in the star-packed, sizzling new production of Cole Porter's legendary backstage musical comedy.

Event
Cinema

Green Border

Between Belarus and Poland, refugees make the treacherous journey seeking safety in Europe, in this gripping drama from Agnieszka Holland.

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.

Event
Cinema

The Bikeriders

Austin Butler and Jodie Comer bring to life the hard-edged motorcycle gang tearing up Illinois from Danny Lyon's 1967 photobook.

Two women chat on a boat on a glorious, sunny Mediterranean ocean.
Event
Cinema

Queer 80s: Quest for Love + Introduction

Helena Nogueira’s rarely screened lesbian romance set across South Africa and a thinly-disguised Mozambique, was released two years before the end of Apartheid. 

A still depicting Dr Caligari
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Contemporary music

Karl Bartos: The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

Cancelled

Robert Wiene's classic 1920's psychological thriller is set to Karl Bartos' (ex-Kraftwerk) haunting narrative film music and sound design. 

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 six year old with glasses on looks forward curiously.
Event
Cinema

Members' Screening: Àma Gloria

Members' event

Six-year-old Cléo spends a final summer with her beloved nanny Gloria, in this richly moving drama from Marie Amachoukeli-Barsacq.