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In Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry BadgerIn Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry BadgerThe French photographer and director discusses his evocative photographs of Glasgow from 1980.2016-05-28T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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In Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry Badger
 
Exhibition Tour With Young Visual Arts GroupExhibition Tour With Young Visual Arts GroupExamine the role of Britain as a subject for German photographers.2016-05-28T14:00:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Exhibition Tour With Young Visual Arts Group
 
Art SafariArt SafariAn interactive art session.2016-05-28T18:00:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Art Safari
 
Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank and David Glodblatt. Strange and Familiar presents a portrait of modern Britain, from the 1930s onwards, captured by some of2016-05-28T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  16th March to 19th June 2016
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international pho... More about this event
 
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepImran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepImran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepFor his first major London commission award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for the Barbican's Curve gallery. Where the Shadows are so Deep begins with gentle scenes of nature, the sequence of works gradually introduces darker elements, subtly implying the uncertainty of what lies around the bend. Hung at varyin2016-05-28T00:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican - Curve Gallery,   Ground Level  Barbican Centre    EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th February to 10th July 2016
VENUE  Barbican - Curve Gallery 
For his first major London commission award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for the Barbican's Curve gallery. Where the Sha... More about this event
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Sir Antonio PappanoLondon Symphony Orchestra: Sir Antonio PappanoThe eminent conductor leads the LSO, and guest violinist Nikolaj Znaider in a performance of Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Elgar's Symphony No 2.2016-05-29T19:00:00+01002016-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra: Sir Antonio Pappano
 
Designer Jewellers GroupDesigner Jewellers GroupBrowse new pieces by many of country's leading jewellers, all created from a range of materials. Plus, a showcase of pieces to celebrate the group's 40th anniversary each containing a ruby.2016-05-29T12:00:00+01002016-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Designer Jewellers Group
 
Afternoon Tea In The ConservatoryAfternoon Tea In The ConservatoryEnjoy tea and a selection of handmade patisserie and savoury delights.2016-05-30T12:00:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afternoon Tea In The Conservatory
 
Ustad Rashid Khan: Taabeer (Dream)Ustad Rashid Khan: Taabeer (Dream)The versatile Indian singer, with Tabla player Pandit Shubhankar Banerjee, demonstrates the captivating power of Indian Classical music.2016-05-30T19:00:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ustad Rashid Khan: Taabeer (Dream)
 
Gruffalos, Ladybirds & Other BeastsGruffalos, Ladybirds & Other BeastsSee Julia Donaldson's stories and songs acted out with oodles of charm.2016-05-30T14:30:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Gruffalos, Ladybirds & Other Beasts
 
Lau, Colin Stetson And Sarah NeufeldLau, Colin Stetson And Sarah NeufeldLau blends the worlds of acoustic folk tradition and electronica through fiddle, guitar, accordion and electronics. While Stetson and Neufeld conjure a world of sounds and textures from just violin and saxophone.2016-05-31T19:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Lau, Colin Stetson And Sarah Neufeld
 
Steven Osborne: The Music Of SilenceSteven Osborne: The Music Of SilenceThe pianist immerses himself in the meditative sound-world of George Crumb and Morton Feldman.2016-05-31T20:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Steven Osborne: The Music Of Silence
 
Mark Power Exhibition TourMark Power Exhibition TourThe photographer leads a tour of Strange And Familiar.2016-06-02T19:00:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mark Power Exhibition Tour
 
Stephen Ritter - Land WaterStephen Ritter - Land WaterThe painter exhibits a series of landscape paintings, based on a historical place and time.2016-06-03T09:30:00+01002016-06-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Stephen Ritter - Land Water
 
Afternoon Tea In The ConservatoryAfternoon Tea In The ConservatoryEnjoy tea and a selection of handmade patisserie and savoury delights.2016-06-05T12:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afternoon Tea In The Conservatory
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists - Mahler And Wolf SongsLSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists - Mahler And Wolf SongsSenior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage featuring pianists Maya Irgalina and Dylan Perez and mezzo-soprano Bianca Andrew.2016-06-05T17:30:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists - Mahler And Wolf Songs
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDaniel Harding conducts the orchestra, with London Symphony Chorus, in a recital of Mahler's Symphony No 2 Resurrection.2016-06-05T19:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Architecture on StageArchitecture on StageExploring the role of city architects.2016-06-06T19:00:00+01002016-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Architecture on Stage
 
Maxim Vengerov And The Oxford Philharmonic OrchestraMaxim Vengerov And The Oxford Philharmonic OrchestraThe orchestra, led by the conductor Marios Papadopoulos and violinist Maxim Vengerov, perform Sibelius's Violin Concerto in D Minor and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6 in B Minor.2016-06-06T19:30:00+01002016-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Maxim Vengerov And The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists - DvorakLSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists - DvorakSenior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage for this performance of Dvorak's Wind Serenade In D Minor.2016-06-09T18:00:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists - Dvorak
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDaniel Harding conducts the orchestra, with violinist Lisa Batiashvili, in a recital of Dvorak's Overture: Othello, Bartok's Violin Concerto No 1 and Dvorak's Symphony No 8.2016-06-09T19:30:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Phaedra(s)Phaedra(s)Phaedra(s) French screen and stage actress Isabelle Huppert returns to the London stage for the first time in two decades this year, starring in Phaedra(s) at the Barbican . Part of LIFT 2016, the show is a radical take on the Greek myth of Phaedra, who burns with illicit desire for her stepson. She must face the fact that even when in the closest physic2016-06-09T00:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  £16-£50
DATES  9th to 18th June 2016
French screen and stage actress Isabelle Huppert returns to the London stage for the first time in two decades this year, starring in Phaedra(s) at the Ba... More about this event
 
LSO Artist Portrait: Leif Ove AndsnesLSO Artist Portrait: Leif Ove AndsnesThe Norwegian pianist joins the LSO for this recital of Sibelius's Three Pieces Kyllikki, The Birch, The Spruce, The Forest Lake, Song In The Forest, Spring Vision, Beethoven's Piano Sonata No 18, Debussy's La Soiree Dans Grenade & Three Etudes and Chopin's Impromptu In A-flat, Etude In A Flat From Trois Nouvelles Etudes, Nocturne In F & Ballad No 2016-06-10T19:30:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Artist Portrait: Leif Ove Andsnes
 
Dad's RhymetimeDad's RhymetimeStorytelling and singing for dads and their toddlers.2016-06-11T10:45:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Dad's Rhymetime
 
Architecture On StageArchitecture On StageExplore the art, architecture and culture that has emerged from European refugee camps.2016-06-12T13:00:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Architecture On Stage
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert: Game OverLSO Discovery Family Concert: Game OverMartin Yates conducts the London Symphony Orchestra as they perform the soundtracks of popular video games in this interactive event. Bring along your smartphone or tablet.2016-06-12T14:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Discovery Family Concert: Game Over
 
Sveshnikov State Choir RussiaSveshnikov State Choir RussiaThe choir performs a varied programme of music across a 300 year span, from traditional folk tunes to classical works.2016-06-12T19:30:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sveshnikov State Choir Russia
 
Magnum Photos PresentsMagnum Photos PresentsAn evening of lively debate.2016-06-14T00:00:00+01002016-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Magnum Photos Presents
 
Piaf! The ShowPiaf! The ShowAnne Carrere performs a selection of acclaimed works in tribute to the French vocalist, known for her works La Vie en Rose and Je Ne Regrette Rien.2016-06-14T19:30:00+01002016-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Piaf! The Show
 
The Jutland ConcertThe Jutland ConcertMark Forkgen conducts Vaughan Williams's A Sea Symphony, Britten's Four Sea Interludes From Peter Grimes and Dykes's Eternal Father, Strong To Save, with Katherine Broderick, soprano and Roderick Williams, baritone.2016-06-15T19:30:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Jutland Concert
 
Blitz Theatre Group: Late NightBlitz Theatre Group: Late NightSix performers endlessly dance the waltz in a deteriorated ballroom, stopping only to share recollections of their lost loves. Sung in Greek with English surtitles.2016-06-15T19:45:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Blitz Theatre Group: Late Night
 
LSO Discovery Showcase: PeacemakersLSO Discovery Showcase: PeacemakersThe LSO celebrates the power of music to call for peace with a performance of Tippett's Five Spirituals From A Child Of Our Time, Vaughan Williams's Dirge For Two Veterans From Dona Nobis Pacem, Karl Jenksin's Healing Light: A Celtic Prayer From The Peacemakers, Holst's Jupiter From The Planets and Howard Moody's Vaishnava. Conducted by Elim Chan &2016-06-16T19:30:00+01002016-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Discovery Showcase: Peacemakers
 
The Bach Family - Academy of Ancient MusicThe Bach Family - Academy of Ancient MusicInternationally acclaimed soprano Lucy Crowe joins conductor Reinhard Goebel for a celebration of the Bach family's diverse musical legacy.2016-06-18T19:30:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Bach Family - Academy of Ancient Music
 
Afternoon Tea In The ConservatoryAfternoon Tea In The ConservatoryEnjoy tea and a selection of handmade patisserie and savoury delights.2016-06-19T12:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afternoon Tea In The Conservatory
 
The Kamkars & Docklands SinfoniaThe Kamkars & Docklands SinfoniaSoloists from the Iranian ensemble are joined by the London-based sinfonia for a mixed proframme of traditional and international music.2016-06-19T19:30:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Kamkars & Docklands Sinfonia
 
Murray Perahia In RecitalMurray Perahia In RecitalThe pianist tackles Beethoven's Hammerklavier, alongside pieces by Brahms, Mozart and Haydn.2016-06-20T19:30:00+01002016-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Murray Perahia In Recital
 
Miss Revolutionary Idol BerserkerMiss Revolutionary Idol BerserkerA show about Japanese subculture where 25 performers swarm the stage. In a homage to otagei - ritualised dancing and chanting by fans - they invite the audience to take part.2016-06-22T18:30:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker
 
The Shadow KingThe Shadow King2016-06-22T19:45:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Shadow King
 
Afternoon Tea In The ConservatoryAfternoon Tea In The ConservatoryEnjoy tea and a selection of handmade patisserie and savoury delights.2016-06-26T12:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afternoon Tea In The Conservatory
 
LSO: The HogboonLSO: The HogboonThe premiere of a new children's opera, The Hogboon by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.2016-06-26T19:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO: The Hogboon
 
Ernest Ranglin And FriendsErnest Ranglin And FriendsFarewell tour for the pioneering guitarist, known for his long career shaping the sounds of jazz, ska and reggae.2016-06-27T20:00:00+01002016-06-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ernest Ranglin And Friends
 
Martinho Da VilaMartinho Da VilaThe Brazilian samba revivalist and his band perform music from their 50-year career, featuring traditional samba and contemporary pop fusions.2016-06-28T20:00:00+01002016-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Martinho Da Vila
 
On the Twentieth CenturyOn the Twentieth CenturyGuildhall actors present the musical tale about a down-on-his-luck theatre producer who attempts to rekindle his romance with a glamorous Hollywood starlet, in Betty Comden and Adolph Green's 1930s-era screwball comedy set on a train travelling from Chicago to New York.2016-06-28T19:30:00+01002016-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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On the Twentieth Century
 
Barbican Open Salon: Think Like An ArtistBarbican Open Salon: Think Like An ArtistBBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz in conversation with Erica Wagner.2016-06-29T19:30:00+01002016-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Barbican Open Salon: Think Like An Artist
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts this programme which explores the pivotal works of three vastly different composers. The programme comprises Ives's The Unanswered Question, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4 and Rachmaninov's Symphony No 2. With pianist Krystian Zimerman.2016-06-30T19:30:00+01002016-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Possibly Colliding: Session One: Nils Frahm & Company - A Most Ambitious ConcertPossibly Colliding: Session One: Nils Frahm & Company - A Most Ambitious ConcertA performance of ambitious music as Frahm experiments with instrumentation and technology, not bound by genres or definitions.2016-07-01T19:30:00+01002016-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Possibly Colliding: Session One: Nils Frahm & Company - A Most Ambitious Concert
 
Possibly Colliding: A Weekend Curated By Nils FrahmPossibly Colliding: A Weekend Curated By Nils FrahmA musical exploration of the space where genres, sounds and ideas collide. With musicians AMBIQ, Anna Von Hausswolff, Britten Sinfonia Voices, Canto Ostinato Audio Visual, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and more.2016-07-01T09:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Possibly Colliding: A Weekend Curated By Nils Frahm
 
Possibly Colliding: Session Four Penguin Cafe & Anna Von HausswolffPossibly Colliding: Session Four Penguin Cafe & Anna Von HausswolffTwo very distinct sets from artists who combine classical and modern music influences to create something new.2016-07-02T19:30:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Possibly Colliding: Session Four Penguin Cafe & Anna Von Hausswolff
 
Cardboard Citizens: Cathy Come HomeCardboard Citizens: Cathy Come HomeAn amateur staging of 1966 drama of the same name.2016-07-05T19:30:00+01002016-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cardboard Citizens: Cathy Come Home
 
Anohni: HopelessnessAnohni: HopelessnessThe lead singer from Antony And The Johnsons, Oneohtrix Point Never and Hudson Mohawke present their collaboration which aims to disrupt assumptions about popular music by embedding vigorously political lyrics within dance/pop tracks.2016-07-07T19:30:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Anohni: Hopelessness
 
Ex Machina/Robert Lepage: Needles And OpiumEx Machina/Robert Lepage: Needles And OpiumInspired by the lives of Jean Cocteau and Miles Davis, Robert Lapage explores addiction, disorientation and creative drive using projections, jazz music and poetic performances. This performance is partly sung in English and French, with English surtitles.2016-07-07T19:45:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ex Machina/Robert Lepage: Needles And Opium
 
Hermeto PascoalHermeto PascoalThe jazz and Latin multi-instrumentalist performs with his all-star British ensemble in celebration of his 80th birthday year.2016-07-09T19:30:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Hermeto Pascoal
 
Joao Donato, Janis Siegel & Diego FigueiredoJoao Donato, Janis Siegel & Diego FigueiredoA fusion of American Jazz and Brazilian music, and standards from the Bossa Nova back catalogue.2016-07-10T20:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Joao Donato, Janis Siegel & Diego Figueiredo
 
Tower Hamlets Arts And Music Education ServiceTower Hamlets Arts And Music Education ServiceA showcase performance demonstrating the wide range of musical activities on offer to all schools in Tower Hamlets and the City of London, to mark THAMES' 10th anniversary.2016-07-11T19:00:00+01002016-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Tower Hamlets Arts And Music Education Service
 
The Analogues Perform The Beatles' Magical Mystery TourThe Analogues Perform The Beatles' Magical Mystery TourThe band recreates the complex and layered sound of The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour, playing the same instruments that the Fab Four used to record the album at Abbey Road Studios.2016-07-13T19:30:00+01002016-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Analogues Perform The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour
 
Ragnar KjartanssonRagnar KjartanssonA survey of the varied work of the acclaimed Icelandic performance artist, including the multi-sensory experiences The Visitors (2012) and Take Me Here By The Dishwasher: Memorial For A Marriage (2011).2016-07-14T10:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ragnar Kjartansson
 
Frazey FordFrazey FordThe Canadian singer-songwriter performs soulful folk and blues from her second album Indian Ocean.2016-07-15T19:30:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Frazey Ford
 
Our Latin ThingOur Latin ThingColombian percussionist Roberto Pla leads a 20-piece salsa orchestra to perform the music of the Fania All-Stars, inspired by the 1972 film of the same name.2016-07-16T20:00:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Our Latin Thing
 
Mary Chapin CarpenterMary Chapin CarpenterSoft rock meets Americana and country courtesy of the New Jersey-born songstress and Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductee.2016-07-17T19:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mary Chapin Carpenter
 
An Evening With The Bel-air Glamour Records GangAn Evening With The Bel-air Glamour Records GangIcelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson performs alongside the community of musicians who don't feel restrained to one art form and delivers enveloping ambient music and performance poetry.2016-07-19T19:30:00+01002016-07-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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An Evening With The Bel-air Glamour Records Gang
 
Omara PortuondoOmara PortuondoThe renowned and powerful Cuban singer performs with Spanish Flamenco singer Diego el Cigala, in celebration of her 85th birthday, covering a range of Latin styles from Bolero to Jazz, to Son Cubana.2016-07-21T20:00:00+01002016-07-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Omara Portuondo
 
nitroBEAT Pit Party: An Afrofuturistic TripnitroBEAT Pit Party: An Afrofuturistic TripA flamboyant show which sees eight artists from the worlds of music, mixed-media, spoken word and theatre collaborate on a shared journey into Afrofuturism. With projected film, fantasy art, poetic lyricism and improvised interventions set to the sounds of free jazz, electronic hip-hop and psychedelic funk played live.2016-07-22T20:00:00+01002016-07-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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nitroBEAT Pit Party: An Afrofuturistic Trip
 
Nishat KhanNishat KhanThe sitar player, accompanied on tabla by distinguished maestro Pandit Ramkumar Mishra, delivers a performance of acrobatic melodic lines and entrancing drones.2016-07-24T19:30:00+01002016-07-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Nishat Khan
 
Mogwai Play AtomicMogwai Play AtomicThe ethereal, largely instrumental post-rock from Glasgow performs a live soundscape to accompany a screening of director Mark Cousins' acclaimed documentary Atomic: Living In Dread And Promise.2016-09-15T19:30:00+01002016-09-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mogwai Play Atomic
 
Bedwyr WilliamsBedwyr WilliamsDreamlike and immersive installations courtesy of the acclaimed artist who works with a diverse range of mediums including performance, sculpture, painting and video.2016-09-28T10:00:00+01002017-01-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Bedwyr Williams
 
The VulgarThe Vulgar What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar attempts to answer this question. Curated by exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, this Barbican exhibition shows how fashion often changes the definition of the word.2016-10-13T00:00:00+01002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  13th October 2016 to 5th February 2017
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar a... More about this event
 
Afro Celt Sound SystemAfro Celt Sound SystemThe three-piece presents its fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music, playing tracks from its new album, The Source.2016-10-30T19:00:00+00002016-10-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afro Celt Sound System
 
Tim HeckerTim HeckerElectronica from the musician and sound artist based in Los Angeles, USA and Montreal, Canada.2016-11-04T19:10:00+00002016-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Tim Hecker
 
Katherine JenkinsKatherine JenkinsThe Welsh mezzo-soprano performs classical and contemporary songs and arias.2016-12-27T19:30:00+00002016-12-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Katherine Jenkins
 
Tanita TikaramTanita TikaramThe Anglo-German folk pop singer-songwriter, who is best known for her 1980s hits Twist in My Sobriety and Good Tradition, promotes her ninth album Closer To The People.2017-02-24T19:30:00+00002017-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Tanita Tikaram
 
ObsessionObsessionIvo van Hove directs Jude Law in a stage version of Luchino Visconti's 1943 erotically charged thriller, based on James M Cain's novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, about a down-at-heel drifter, who sparks a dangerous affair with a married woman, whose husband owns a roadside restaurant and petrol station. The lovers plot to kill the spouse but t2017-04-19T19:45:00+01002017-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Obsession
 
 
 

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Sunset At The Villa Thalia
Sunset At The Villa Thalia
Theatre | Until 4th August 2016 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

A new play by Alexi Kaye Campbell, Sunset at the Villa Thalia spans a decade to explore the foreign influence, ...More

 
The Flick
The Flick
Theatre | Until 15th June 2016 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Flick transfers direct from New York to the ...More

 
The Suicide
The Suicide
Theatre | Until 25th June 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Currently Writer in Residence at the National Theatre Studio, Suhayla El-Bushra takes The Suicide ...More

 
Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2016 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

For two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 ...More

 
Fabric
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th May 2016 

Fabric 19 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Innovative electronic soundscapes from multi-award-winning DJ Sasha in Room One, plus support from Fur Coat and Kate Simko. Dave Clarke ...More

Mona Hatoum
Mona Hatoum
Exhibitions | Until 21st August 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, Mona Hatoum settled in England in 1975 ...More

 
Performing for the Camera
Performing for the Camera
Exhibitions | Until 12th June 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Charting how performers and photographers have worked collaboratively for the past 150 years, Performing for the Camera ...More

 
The Taming of the Shrew
Theatre | Until 6th August 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

The second production in Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe will be The Taming ...More

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Battle Of Ideas

Emma Rice's first season as Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe commences with a new production of ...More

 
 
 
 
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