Barbican Weekender: We Create

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND MARCH 2014

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, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 8DS
 
 
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11am-6pm
 
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Free
 
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Barbican Weekender: We CreateExploring image and identity through a combination of art and technology, the Barbican Weekender: We Create brings the centre alive with two days of workshops, installations and performances for all ages. Examining how digital technologies have affected how we consume media and the arts, the weekend provides the chance to experiment with new digital tools, test the possibilities of 3D printing and uncover elements of your identity with interactive dance-based installation Danceroom Spectroscopy. Also part of the weekend is the Momentum experience in the Barbican's Curve Gallery. Created by London-based art and design practice United Visual Artists, the immersive sound and light experience is designed to unsettle our sense of time, movement, mass and space.

 

About Barbican Centre

Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or not, this multi-faceted performance and arts venue is truly wondrous. Open 363 days a year, it offers the most diverse program of any London venue. More about Barbican Centre

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Underground Stations

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Barbican Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
0 minutes walk
 
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    Afternoon Poems: Edward Thomas: Goodbye Old WorldAfternoon Poems: Edward Thomas: Goodbye Old WorldA reading of Thomas's poetry.2015-06-03T18:30:00+01002015-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Today Only
    Afternoon Poems: Edward Thomas: Goodbye Old World
    Not I/Footfalls/RockabyNot I/Footfalls/RockabyNot I/Footfalls/RockabyFollowing sold-out shows at the Royal Court Theatre and Southbank Centre in 2014, Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby transfer to the Barbican in June 2015. Irish actress Lisa Dwan returns to perform in the three Samuel Beckett monologues, directed by Walter Asmus. Not I, performed as a speaking mouth spotlit in the blackness, was first debuted at the Royal Co2015-06-03T00:00:00+01002015-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Now On

    event > Theatre
    DATES  2nd to 7th Jun 2015
    VENUE  Barbican Centre 
    Following sold-out shows at the Royal Court Theatre and Southbank Centre in 2014, Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby transfer to the Barbican in June 2015. Irish actress Lisa Dwan returns to perform in the three Samuel Beckett monologues, directed by Walter Asmus. Not I, performed as a speaking mouth spotlit in the blackness, was first debuted at the Royal Co... More about this event
     
    Lisa Dwan: Not I/Footfalls/RockabyLisa Dwan: Not I/Footfalls/RockabyThe actress performs in three late Samuel Beckett works directed by Walter Asmus.2015-06-03T13:00:00+01002015-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Now On
    Lisa Dwan: Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby
    Man UpMan UpOn a train to London, thirty-something singleton Nancy meets a girl called Jessica, who is meeting a blind date under the station clock at Waterloo station. Jessica will recognise her beau because they will both be holding copies of the bestselling self-help book Six Billion People And You. When the train pulls into the station, Nancy discovers Jes2015-06-03T18:30:00+01002015-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Now On
    Man Up
    Mad Max: Fury Road 3DMad Max: Fury Road 3DImmortan Joe rules the Citadel with an iron fist and he intends to mastermind the propagation of mankind in his own cruel image using five women called The Wives. Imperator Furiosa kidnaps these slaves and flees across the Wasteland. They join forces with Max Rockatansky, who has knowledge of the Wasteland and can help the fugitives find sanctuary 2015-06-03T20:35:00+01002015-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Now On
    Mad Max: Fury Road 3D
    Rick CordellRick CordellAn exhibition of photographs by Rick Cordell, a photographer and lecturer at the University of the Arts London.2015-06-03T09:30:00+01002015-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Now On
    Rick Cordell
    Designers Jewellers GroupDesigners Jewellers Group2015-06-03T12:00:00+01002015-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Now On
    Designers Jewellers Group
    Elvis @ 80Elvis @ 80A celebration of the life and work of Elvis Presley with a display of original vinyl, the Annuals, posters and more.2015-06-03T09:30:00+01002015-06-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Free EventNow On
    Elvis @ 80
    The Barbican Exhibition: Building A LandmarkThe Barbican Exhibition: Building A LandmarkRarely seen photographs of the construction of the building from a bomb site into a brutalist architectural landmark.2015-06-03T09:00:00+01002015-11-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    Free EventOngoing
    The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark
    Waiting for GodotWaiting for GodotWaiting for GodotPart of the Barbican's International Beckett Season, the Sydney Theatre Company presents their take on Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot. Quintessential comedy duo Richard Roxburgh and Hugo Weaving star as Estragon and Vladimir, who, burdened with aching feet and bladder problems, pass the time near a tree while they wait for Godot. 2015-06-04T00:00:00+01002015-06-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
    Category: event
    On Soon

    event > Theatre > Adaptations
    DATES  4th to 13th June 2015
    VENUE  Barbican Centre 
    Part of the Barbican's International Beckett Season, the Sydney Theatre Company presents their take on Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot. Quintessential comedy duo Richard Roxburgh and Hugo Weaving star as Estragon and Vladimir, who, burdened with aching feet and bladder problems, pass the time near a tree while they wait for Godot. ... More about this event
     

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    The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark
    Exhibitions | Until 29th November 2015 

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    Exhibitions | On 3rd June 2015 

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    Barbican Centre

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