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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.

ibrahim mahama installation on the barbican lakeside facade
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

Barbican Art Tours

Discover the amazing array of visual art on our doorstep on our 60 minute Art Tour.

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.

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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.

Three women in waitress outfits blow flour above a bowl.
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Cinema

Waitress: The Musical

The musical tale of a small-town waitress whose life is thrown into disarray. 

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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.

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.

Christina Poulitsi
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Classical music

London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda

Gianandrea Noseda steers the powerful forces of the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Carl Orff’s irresistible cantata, and Shostakovich’s Third Symphony.

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Cinema

The Dead Don't Hurt

Lovers Viggo Mortensen and Vicky Krieps fight for justice in the American South in this subverted Western directed by Mortensen.

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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. 

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.

zone of interest
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Cinema

Senior Community Screening: 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. 

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.

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

Parent and Baby Screening: Àma Gloria

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

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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.

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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

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. 

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

Relaxed Screening: Àma Gloria

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

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.

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

‘Sexy & Sassy with great songs, hot dancing and smart gags.’ (Daily Mail) this five star new production is ‘a supremely lovely way to spend a Summer evening’ (The Independent). 

Natasha Khan lies on grass with her arms above her head
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Contemporary music

Bat for Lashes Plus Special Guests

Bat for Lashes bring us their latest album The Dream of Delphi, an ambitious, tender suite of abstract 'song poems'.

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.

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
Event
Tours & public spaces

Architecture Tours

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

Event
Cinema

Green Border

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

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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.

a graphic of a lamp
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Art & design Talks & events

Architecture on Stage The Rights of the Architectural Worker

This live Q&A panel brings together architectural practitioners from across generations – from Boomers to Zoomers – to build a new conversation about architectural work and how it is valued.

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.