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Barbican Conference Centre

Hire this venue for your own event - it has 18 function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 4000 guests and the smallest is ideal for 10.

The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of events. Adjoining the complex, the huge Barbican Conference Centre offers versatile accommodation for events of every type. At the heart of the conference floor are two large suites with sound proofed sliding partitions providing space for up to 170 delegates in theatre style. Alternatively, these suites can be divided into six separate rooms for smaller groups. A dedicated boardroom is also available for the most formal meetings and there are three presentation cinemas. Cinema 1 is the ideal venue for private film screenings, and can be combined with a dinner or drinks in the Garden Room and Conservatory. Great transport links, a location close to the financial city and the kudos associated with the Barbican's links to London's celebrated arts scene, as well as excellent customer care for first-time exhibitors, make this a much sought-after conference venue.

 

Barbican Conference Centre events

 
Sheffield Doc/Fest Touring ExhibitionSheffield Doc/Fest Touring ExhibitionThe exhibition features highlights from the documentary festivals, plus interactive VR headset displays.20th August 2018Monday 27th August 2018 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Sheffield Doc/Fest Touring Exhibition
event  Running until Monday 27th August 2018
TIMES  20th to 27th August 2018 - Various Times  PRICING  Free
The exhibition features highlights from the documentary festivals, plus interactive VR headset displays.
The Second ViolinistThe Second ViolinistThe Second ViolinistThe latest collaboration between Irish playwright Enda Walsh and composer Donnacha Dennehy, The Second Violinist is a modern opera that tells the foreboding story of a life falling apart. The drama at the Barbican unfolds as Martin, an orchestral violinist, is consumed by social media platforms, morbid fantasies and violent video games. Seeking sol6th September 2018Saturday 8th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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The Second Violinist
event  Running from Thursday 6th September 2018 until Saturday 8th September 2018
TIMES  6th, 7th and 8th September 2018  PRICING  £16-£40
The latest collaboration between Irish playwright Enda Walsh and composer Donnacha Dennehy, The Second Violinist is a modern opera that tells the foreboding story of a life falling apart. The drama at the Barbican unfolds as Martin, an orchestral violinist, is consumed by social media platforms, morbid fantasies and violent video games. Seeking sol... More about this event
 
Irish National Opera; The Second ViolinistIrish National Opera; The Second ViolinistPlaywright Enda Walsh and composer Donnacha Dennehy have collaborated on this contemporary opera that shows how a social media-obsessed musician's life collapses.6th September 2018Saturday 8th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Irish National Opera; The Second Violinist
event  Running from Thursday 6th September 2018 until Saturday 8th September 2018
TIMES  6th, 7th and 8th September 2018 - 7.45pm  PRICING  £16-£40, Young Barbican £10, under 16s £8-£20
Playwright Enda Walsh and composer Donnacha Dennehy have collaborated on this contemporary opera that shows how a social media-obsessed musician's life collapses.
Ax/Kavakos/Ma TrioAx/Kavakos/Ma TrioThe three-piece performs all three of Brahms's Piano Trios.9th September 2018Sunday 9th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Ax/Kavakos/Ma Trio
event  Sunday 9th September 2018
TIMES  Sunday 9th September 2018 - 3pm  PRICING  £20-£75, Young Barbican £15
The three-piece performs all three of Brahms's Piano Trios.
Gruff RhysGruff RhysThe Cardiff-based musician, composer, producer, filmmaker and author Gruffudd Maredudd Bowen Rhys brings his leftfield pop originals to the stage.12th September 2018Wednesday 12th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Gruff Rhys
event  Wednesday 12th September 2018
TIMES  Wednesday 12th September 2018  PRICING  tickets on sale Friday 11th May, 9am
The Cardiff-based musician, composer, producer, filmmaker and author Gruffudd Maredudd Bowen Rhys brings his leftfield pop originals to the stage.
Boy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte GrayBoy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte GrayBoy Blue's critically acclaimed Blak Whyte Gray returns to the Barbican, following its Olivier Award nomination in 2017. Created by Boy Blue's founders Kenrick 'H2O' Sandy and Michael 'Mikey J' Asante, the piece pairs hip-hop dance with the rhythmical groove of music and moves evoking Africa. Giving expression to experiences of contemporary life in12th September 2018Saturday 15th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Boy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte Gray
event  Running from Wednesday 12th September 2018 until Saturday 15th September 2018
VENUE  Barbican Theatre 
Boy Blue's critically acclaimed Blak Whyte Gray returns to the Barbican, following its Olivier Award nomination in 2017. Created by Boy Blue's founders Kenrick 'H2O' Sandy and Michael 'Mikey J' Asante, the piece pairs hip-hop dance with the rhythmical groove of music and moves evoking Africa. Giving expression to experiences of contemporary life in... More about this event
Boy Blue: Blak Whyte GrayBoy Blue: Blak Whyte GrayA triple bill of hip hop works by Michael 'Mikey J' Asante and Kenrick 'H2O' Sandy that reflects themes of identity, oppression and transcendence.12th September 2018Saturday 15th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Boy Blue: Blak Whyte Gray
event  Running from Wednesday 12th September 2018 until Saturday 15th September 2018
TIMES  12th, 13th, 14th and 15th Sep 2018 - 7.45pm  PRICING  £15-£25, Young Barbican £10, under 16s £7.50-£12.50
A triple bill of hip hop works by Michael 'Mikey J' Asante and Kenrick 'H2O' Sandy that reflects themes of identity, oppression and transcendence.
Joan ArmatradingJoan ArmatradingThe three-time Grammy Award-nominee and widely acclaimed singer and musician from Saint Kitts performs blues songs, old and new.13th September 2018Thursday 13th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Joan Armatrading
event  Thursday 13th September 2018
TIMES  Thursday 13th September 2018 - 7.30pm  PRICING  £37.50
The three-time Grammy Award-nominee and widely acclaimed singer and musician from Saint Kitts performs blues songs, old and new.
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts Harrison Birtwistle's Fanfare, Holst's Egdon Heath, Mark-Anthony Turnage's Dispelling The Fears and Britten's Spring Symphony. With trumpeters Philip Cobb and Gabor Tarkovi, Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano and Alan Clayton, tenor.16th September 2018Sunday 16th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
London Symphony Orchestra
event  Sunday 16th September 2018
TIMES  Sunday 16th September 2018 - 7pm  PRICING  £16-£56, under 18s £5
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Harrison Birtwistle's Fanfare, Holst's Egdon Heath, Mark-Anthony Turnage's Dispelling The Fears and Britten's Spring Symphony. With trumpeters Philip Cobb and Gabor Tarkovi, Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano and Alan Clayton, tenor.
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts Dvorak's Slavonic Dances, Janacek's Sinfonietta and Britten's Spring Symphony, with Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano and Allan Clayton, tenor.18th September 2018Tuesday 18th September 2018 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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London Symphony Orchestra
event  Tuesday 18th September 2018
TIMES  Tuesday 18th September 2018 - 7.30pm  PRICING  £16-£56, under 18s £5
Sir Simon Rattle conducts Dvorak's Slavonic Dances, Janacek's Sinfonietta and Britten's Spring Symphony, with Elizabeth Watts, soprano, Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano and Allan Clayton, tenor.

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Exhibition Hall 1

Exhibition Hall 1

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Dimensions

Area
1969.56m²
 
 
 

Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall

Capacity

Theatre
1943
 
 

Dimensions

 
 

City Production Centre

City Production Centre

Capacity

Reception
4000
 
Dinner
950
 
Dance
1900
 
 

Dimensions

 
 

Barbican Theatre

Barbican Theatre

Capacity

Theatre
1156
 
 

Dimensions

 
 

Cinema 1

Cinema 1

Capacity

Theatre
280
 
 

Dimensions

 
 

Conference Suites

Conference Suites
 
 

Capacity

 

Dimensions

 
 

Boardroom

Boardroom

Capacity

Classroom
18
 
Boardroom
22
 
U-Shape
18
 
 

Dimensions

Length
8.5m
 
Width
8m
 
Area
68m²
 
Height
4m
 
 
 

Conservatory

Conservatory

Capacity

Reception
150
 
Dinner
72
 
 

Dimensions

Length
14.5m
 
Width
6.7m
 
Area
97.15m²
 
 
 

Cinema 2

Cinema 2

Capacity

Theatre
246
 
 

Dimensions

 
 

Cinema 3

Cinema 3

Capacity

Theatre
153
 
 

Dimensions

 
 

Stalls Floor Foyer 3

Stalls Floor Foyer 3

Capacity

 

Dimensions

Length
40.2m
 
Width
26.2m
 
Area
1053.24m²
 
Height
4.8m
 
 
 

Ground Floor Foyer

Capacity

Dimensions

Length
74.3m
 
Width
30m
 
Area
2229m²
 
 
 

Balcony Floor Foyer

Capacity

Dimensions

Length
55m
 
Width
33m
 
Area
1815m²
 
Height
2.6m
 
 
 

Conference Room

Capacity

Theatre
50
 
Classroom
24
 
Boardroom
16
 
U-Shape
20
 

Dimensions

Length
9m
 
Width
8m
 
Area
72m²
 
Height
4m
 
 
 

Garden Room

Capacity

Reception
300
 
Dinner
280
 

Dimensions

Length
24m
 
Width
16.6m
 
Area
398.4m²
 
 
 

Conservatory Terrace

Capacity

Reception
200
 
Dinner
168
 

Dimensions

Length
33.5m
 
Width
10.5m
 
Area
351.75m²
 
 
 

Exhibition Hall 2

Capacity

Dimensions

Area
1821m²
 
 
 

The Curve

Capacity

Dimensions

Area
620m²
 
 
 

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Sheffield Doc/Fest Touring Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2018 

Barbican Centre

The exhibition features highlights from the documentary festivals, plus interactive VR headset displays....More

London Nights
London Nights
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2018 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

The Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using ...More

 
Votes for Women
Votes for Women
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 
Acapulco Pop Up at South Place Hotel
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Seasonal | Until 31st August 2018 

South Place Hotel 6 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

It's 70 years since Margarita Sames 'invented' the famous cocktail which takes her name and the stylish South Place Hotel ...More

 
Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 17th December 2018 

XOYO 11 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
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Foodie Events | Until 5th October 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

The Queen of Hoxton has been given a makeover once again, transforming into The Lost Vegas Rooftop just in time ...More

 
Wicked Mondays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2018 

Cargo 15 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

The resident DJs spin a range of commercial R&B and hip hop....More

Urban Food Fest
Urban Food Fest
Shopping | Until 6th October 2018 

Euro Car Parks 15 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

The Urban Food Fest returns, running every Saturday from midday to midnight at the Euro Car Parks in Shoreditch. The ...More

 
Othello
Othello
Theatre | Until 13th October 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 16 minutes walk from Barbican Conference Centre

Mark Rylance joins an all star cast in Othello at Shakepeare's Globe. Andre Holland, who starred in Moonlight and Selma, ...More

 

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Pergola Olympia
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Dining 

Pergola is back in west London and this time it's fully enclosed and open all ...More

 
1251 by James Cochran
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Dining 

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POPfit Studio
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Paradise Now
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Eyam
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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Guy Barker's Big Band Christmas
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Concerts | On 14th December 

Royal Albert Hall

A mixture of jazz classics, unearthed treasures and ...More

 
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
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Magic Mike Live
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Dirty Dancing
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