The Barbican Centre is the largest multi-arts centre in Europe, featuring art, film, music, theatre, dance and education all under one roof and under one creative direction.
The Centre comprises the 1,949 seat Barbican Hall, the 1,166-seat Barbican Theatre, the 200-seat Pit theatre, 3 cinemas, the 1,393 m2 Barbican Art Gallery, a 2nd gallery; The Curve, 4,645m2 of foyers and public spaces, the Lakeside Terrace, a roof-top tropical conservatory, 7 conference suites, 2 trade exhibition halls, private function rooms and the 3 restaurants; Searcy's, Waterside Café and Balcony Bistro.
Barbican Art Gallery presents the best international art with a dynamic mix of architecture, design and photography in the heart of London. From acclaimed architects, to Turner prize-winning artists, Barbican Art Gallery presents major exhibitions by leading international figures. Based in the heart of the City of London, Barbican Art Gallery is easily accessible from Hoxton and Whitechapel. Accompanying each exhibition is a dynamic programme of talks and events.
The Curve Home to an exciting series of new commissions created for The Curve by contemporary artists. Part of Time Out First Thursdays, we are open until 10pm on the First Thursday of every month.