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London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts Janacek's Sinfonietta, Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No 1 and Sibelius's Symphony No 5, with violinist Janine Jansen.2018-09-19T19:30:00+01002018-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
MarathonMarathonJAMS presents a contemporary, physical performance created and directed by Alan Fielden, commenting on the state of confusion induced by the digital age and information fog.2018-09-20T19:45:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Marathon
 
Transforma: ManufactoryTransforma: ManufactoryA mixture of performance art, dance and theatre by the German artist group that looks at the rhythms and physicality of labour, with music by Sascha Ring.2018-09-25T19:30:00+01002018-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Transforma: Manufactory
 
Guildhall Symphony Orchestra & ChorusGuildhall Symphony Orchestra & ChorusJames Blair conduct's Verdi's Requiem, with Gweneth-Ann Rand, soprano, Susan Bickley, mezzo-soprano, Gwyn Hughes Jones, tenor and Derek Welton, bass.2018-09-27T19:30:00+01002018-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Guildhall Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
 
MemorialMemorialBrink Productions present an adaptation of Alice Oswald's poem that is an elegy for the dead soldiers mentioned in Homer's Odyssey and goes on to reflect on conflict and war. Directed by Chris Drummond.2018-09-27T19:45:00+01002018-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Memorial
 
Francis Upritchard: Wetwang SlackFrancis Upritchard: Wetwang SlackA site-specific installation, combining ceramics, tapestry, glassblowing and sculpture, transforming the space with a variety of archetypal figures.2018-09-27T11:00:00+01002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Francis Upritchard: Wetwang Slack
 
The Joy of SakeThe Joy of SakeThe Joy of SakeThe Joy of Sake, the world's largest sake celebration outside of Japan, comes to London for the first time this summer. First held in Honolulu, the festival has been celebrating the ancient art of sake brewing for 18 years and comes to London at a time when the UK has enjoyed a 240% increase of sake sales over a decade. Running for one evening at t2018-09-28T00:00:00+01002018-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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PRICING  £75 | Includes unlimited samplings of sake and small plates from 14 participating restaurants
DATES  Friday 28th September 2018
The Joy of Sake, the world's largest sake celebration outside of Japan, comes to London for the first time this summer. First held in Honolulu, the festival ha... More about this event
 
Professor Brian Cox presents The PlanetsProfessor Brian Cox presents The PlanetsOpening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a fresh musical and visual look at Holst's The Planets, 100 years to the day since the celebrated work received its premiere. Music meets science in a fascinating visual and aural e2018-09-29T00:00:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  Saturday 29th September 2018
Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gerno... More about this event
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraBen Gernon conduct's Holst's The Planets, with presenter Professor Brian Cox.2018-09-29T19:30:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
Ryoji IkedaRyoji IkedaThe Paris-based Japanese artists performs two of his experimental works, Music For Percussion and Datamatics (Ver 2.0) in collaboration with the Swiss collective Eklekto.2018-09-30T19:30:00+01002018-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ryoji Ikeda
 
They Might Be GiantsThey Might Be GiantsAmerican musicians John Flansburgh, John Linnell and crew present their experimental indie-rock tunes from the album, I Like Fun.2018-10-03T19:30:00+01002018-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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They Might Be Giants
 
The Malady Of Death (La Maladie De La Mort)The Malady Of Death (La Maladie De La Mort)Theatre Des Bouffes Du Nord presents a radical stage reworking of Marguerite Duras's psychological thriller, by iconoclastic British director Katie Mitchell and playwright Alice Birch.2018-10-03T19:45:00+01002018-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Malady Of Death (La Maladie De La Mort)
 
Lisa Hannigan & StargazeLisa Hannigan & StargazeThe singer teams up with a classically trained collective of European musicians, re-working songs from across her three critically acclaimed albums.2018-10-04T19:30:00+01002018-10-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Lisa Hannigan & Stargaze
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraCristian Macelaru conducts the orchestra, with pianist Jeremy Denk, for Beethoven's Overture to The Creatures Of Prometheus, Mason Bates's Anthology Of Fantastic Zoology and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 5, Emperor.2018-10-05T19:30:00+01002018-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
Tim Hecker With The Konoyo EnsembleTim Hecker With The Konoyo EnsembleThe electronic producer presents his collaboration with traditional Japanese Gagaku musicians, combining digital and organic noise, dissonance and melody. With support from Kara-Lis Coverdale.2018-10-06T19:30:00+01002018-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Tim Hecker With The Konoyo Ensemble
 
New Rituals: Aisha Devi Feat. Asian Dope Boys + Pan DaijingNew Rituals: Aisha Devi Feat. Asian Dope Boys + Pan DaijingMultimedia performances, using electronic music and visual art to explore post-digital identity and spirituality.2018-10-07T19:30:00+01002018-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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New Rituals: Aisha Devi Feat. Asian Dope Boys + Pan Daijing
 
Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy And The Avant-GardeModern Couples: Art, Intimacy And The Avant-GardeAn exploration of how relationships can become a playground for activity, including Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso, Salvador and Gala Dalo, Camille Claudell and August Rodin, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, Emile Floge and Gustav Klimt, plus many more.2018-10-10T10:00:00+01002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy And The Avant-Garde
 
RyY X With The London Concert OrchestraRyY X With The London Concert OrchestraThe soulful pop singer-songwriter and producer performs orchestrally enhanced versions of his songs.2018-10-12T20:00:00+01002018-10-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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RyY X With The London Concert Orchestra
 
HavasiHavasiThe pianist and prize-winning graduate of Budapest's world-renowned Franz Liszt Academy of Music, performs stripped-down versions of his original pop compositions.2018-10-13T20:30:00+01002018-10-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Havasi
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraNikolaj Znaider conducts the orchestra for Smetana's Ma Vlast.2018-10-14T19:00:00+01002018-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Paul Brady & Andy IrvinePaul Brady & Andy IrvineThe Irish folk singer-songwriters perform highlights from their repertoire of Irish traditional songs.2018-10-15T19:30:00+01002018-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Paul Brady & Andy Irvine
 
MacbethMacbethChristopher Eccleston makes his RSC debut as the power-hungry warrior opposite Niamh Cusack as his murderous wife in Polly Findlay's blood-soaked staging of Shakespeare's psychological thriller about a returning hero, who is driven to the brink of madness by the disturbing prophecies of three witches on the heath.2018-10-15T19:15:00+01002019-01-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Macbeth
 
Richard ThompsonRichard ThompsonThe singer-songwriter and former guitarist of Fairport Convention performs his folk rock material.2018-10-16T00:00:00+01002018-10-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Richard Thompson
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo conducts the orchestra, with clarinettist Martin Frost, for Shostakovich's Symphony No 9, Copland's Clarinet Concerto and Prokofiev's Symphony No 6.2018-10-17T19:30:00+01002018-10-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
Colin Dunne: ConcertColin Dunne: ConcertColin Dunne takes on the undanceable music of the enigmatic fiddle player, Tommie Potts, armed with a turntable, portable speakers and sheets of flooring.2018-10-17T19:45:00+01002018-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Colin Dunne: Concert
 
Mew: FrengersMew: FrengersThe Danish progressive indie-rock trio celebrates the 15th anniversary of its globally acclaimed album, accompanied by a string ensemble.2018-10-20T16:00:00+01002018-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mew: Frengers
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraJaime Martin conducts the orchestra, with violinist Christian Tetzlaff, for De Falla's Scenes And Dances From The Three Cornered Hat, Parts I & 2, Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole and Stravinsky's The Firebird, Suite.2018-10-21T19:00:00+01002018-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Crouch End Festival ChorusCrouch End Festival ChorusThe choir is joined by the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by David Temple, for Tchaikovsky's Romeo And Juliet Fantasy Overture, the world premiere of Ryan Latimer's Frigates & Folly, and Bernstein's Chichester Psalms and West Side Story Suite No 2. With Joshua Abrams, Valeria Perboni, Emily Chesterton, Keoni Blockx and Nitai Levi.2018-10-24T19:30:00+01002018-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Crouch End Festival Chorus
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraViolinist Nikolaj Znaider joins the orchestra, conducted by Philippe Jordan, for Mussorgsky's Night On The Bare Mountain, Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No 2 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5.2018-10-25T19:30:00+01002018-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Il Pomo D'Oro: SerseIl Pomo D'Oro: SerseCounter-tenor Franco Fagioli heads the cast as the hot-blooded Persian tyrant Xerxes, in Handel's Baroque opera. Directed by Maxim Emelyanychev.2018-10-26T18:30:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Il Pomo D'Oro: Serse
 
Ustad Shahid Parvez & Parveen SultanaUstad Shahid Parvez & Parveen SultanaTwo of India's most acclaimed musicians, the sitar virtuoso and the Indian classical and Bollywood singer.2018-10-28T17:30:00+00002018-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ustad Shahid Parvez & Parveen Sultana
 
Peter Cetera And The Bad Daddy'sPeter Cetera And The Bad Daddy'sThe Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and member of rock group Chicago, from 1968-1986, performs with his seven-piece electric band.2018-10-29T19:30:00+00002018-10-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Peter Cetera And The Bad Daddy's
 
Afro Celt Sound SystemAfro Celt Sound SystemThe three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.2018-11-21T20:00:00+00002018-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afro Celt Sound System
 
Jamie Jones & Kate Simko: Opus 1Jamie Jones & Kate Simko: Opus 1Jones and Simko are joined by the London Electric Orchestra, conducted by Robert Ames, for a performance of new material and reworked originals.2018-11-27T19:30:00+00002018-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jamie Jones & Kate Simko: Opus 1
 
The Merry Wives Of WindsorThe Merry Wives Of WindsorThe RSC presents Shakespeare's comedy of suburbia, wives and over-inflated egos, directed by Fiona Laird.2018-12-07T19:15:00+00002019-01-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Merry Wives Of Windsor
 
LowLowThe American indie-rock group from Duluth, Minnesota, celebrates its 25th anniversary, promoting the album, Double Negative.2019-02-01T00:00:00+00002019-02-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Anton & Erin: Dance Those Magical MusicalsAnton & Erin: Dance Those Magical MusicalsStrictly Come Dancing stars Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag perform classic ballroom dance to musical numbers.2019-02-09T14:30:00+00002019-02-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Anton & Erin: Dance Those Magical Musicals
 
 
 

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London Nights
London Nights
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2018 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican 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 Centre

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

 
Painting, Patronage And Politics Under The Tudors
Exhibitions | On 19th September 2018 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2018 

Guildhall Yard 5 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

The world's oldest competed sporting event, The Race for Doggett's Coat and Badge Boat Race, held every year since 1715, ...More

 
Pablo Bronstein: London In Its Original Splendour
Exhibitions | Until 12th January 2019 

Bloomberg SPACE 6 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

This immersive new installation envelopes the gallery in a 3D-rendered wallpaper inspired by historic design and architecture. Bronstein's striking transformation ...More

Collaborative Portraiture: Carolyn Drake/Bieke Depoorter/Susan Meiselas
Exhibitions | Until 25th October 2018 

Magnum Photos 7 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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Kellenberger-White: Alphabet
Kellenberger-White: Alphabet
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Finsbury Avenue Square 8 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Explore, interact, move, and make words with the alphabet chairs, popping up in Finsbury Avenue Square. The 26 bespoke colourful ...More

 
Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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

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

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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

 
Exploring Boundaries
Exhibitions | Until 22nd September 2018 

House of Detention 12 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

This exhibition designed and created by WilkinsonEyre captures the architectural detail and form of their work delicately etched into transparent ...More

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Ribera: Art of Violence
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Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Kraft Beer Oktoberfest
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Foodie Events | From 21st September 

Mercato Metropolitano

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Black Mirror
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Exhibitions | From 28th September 

Saatchi Gallery

An exhibition for these uncertain times, Black Mirror shows the importance of art when the ...More

 
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Actor, DJ and producer Idris Elba is set to ruffle feathers with The Parrot, an intimate cocktail bar within the Waldorf Hilton....More

Bean & Wheat
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Adam Handling's Bean & Wheat coffee shop and deli in Hoxton houses a craft beer ...More

 
London Transport Museum's Depot Open Weekend - Moving London
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