Free things to do
Everyone's journey starts on Level G. Experience free installations, commissions and events in our public spaces, whatever time you visit.
Free events & performances
What could it take to repair ourselves, let alone the world?
Young Barbican: The Takeover
Young Barbican take over the Barbican Centre for a whole weekend!
Piano Day 2022
A selection of pianists take over Level G in celebration of Piano Day – a welcome return after a two-year break.
Sarah Cahill: The Future is Female
Stroll through our serene Conservatory to the sounds of powerful women from across the centuries, as pianist Sarah Cahill debunks history to show that the past, present and future is female.
As part of his Age of Many Posts project, Associate Artist, Abbas Zahedi, has created this open studio on Level G.
Out and About!: Archiving LGBTQ+ history at Bishopsgate
Bishopsgate Institute stage a take-over of The Curve with an archive installation of objects, ephemera and media highlighting 40 moments and stories in London’s LGBTQ+ history.
Stagetext: Captions Speak Louder
Come and explore this first of its kind exhibition, mapping the growth of theatre captioning through the work of deaf-led charity Stagetext.
Shilpa Gupta: Sun at Night
The first major London exhibition by Mumbai-based artist Shilpa Gupta highlights the fragility of one’s right to expression whilst raising urgent questions of censorship, confinement and resistance.
Tangerine Dream: Zeitraffer
Join us on an analogue journey through unseen footage, unpublished articles and original synthesizers with one of electronic music's pioneering groups.