Transcender

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH OCTOBER 2013

ADDRESS
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 8DS 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
4th October 2013 until 6th October 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Various times
 
PRICES
Various
 

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TranscenderThe radical Transcender series returns for the fifth time at the Barbican this autumn with four concerts of hypnotic, psychedelic and transcendental music. Described by The Arts Desk as "one of the UK's most culturally radical and engaging music festivals," this year's series begins with an intriguing brand of Fado music by the Frisian singer Nynke Laverman (4th October, LSO St Luke's). Terry Riley's In C is being reinterpreted by Pantha Du Prince and Matthew Herbert (4th October, Barbican Hall) while the American musician Nicolas Jaar performs cutting edge electronica with backing from psychedelic band the Joshua Light Show in their first ever UK appearance (5th October, Barbican Hall). The series ends with the acclaimed Pakistani singer Faiz Ali Faiz, who collaborates with the acclaimed cantora Carmen Linares on a brand new project alongside his traditional qawwali music ensemble (6th October, Barbican Hall).

 

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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LondonTown.com - Transcender Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
0 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 33 Legion
 
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The Montcalm At Brewery London City
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £111  29% off
52 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 2 minutes from Transcender
Set deep in the heart of London's financial district, a majestic edifice stands tall and grand building, a living embodiment of distinction, class and flamboyance. The ... More
 
 
 
London City Suites by Montcalm
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £85  38% off
42-46 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 3 minutes from Transcender
The London City Suites by Montcalm are within a grade II listed heritage building, located in the City of London. The 5-star accommodation provides all the ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  29% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Transcender
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Jack Tyson Charles
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 5pm-2am
Favela London, 91-93 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, EC2A | 12 minutes from Transcender
An energetic performance by the funk and soul artist....More
 
 
 
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Manomas Mezcal Tasting: Hosted By The UK's First Mezcal Quiquiruiqui
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 6.30pm-9pm
Casa Negra, 54-56 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 13 minutes from Transcender
Manomasa (www.manomasa.co.uk), has taken its love of Mexican food and drink behind the scenes at hip Shoreditch restaurant, Casa Negra (www.casanegra.co.uk) in an exclusive Mezcal tasting, ...More
 
 
 
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Mezcal Mash Up
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 6.30pm-9pm
Casa Negra, 54-56 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 13 minutes from Transcender
Manomasa, an exciting brand of tortillas, has taken its love of Mexican food and drink behind the scenes at hip Shoreditch restaurant, Casa Negra in an ...More
 
 
 
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Near Transcender
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Transcender
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Transcender
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Transcender
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Transcender

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Transcender
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Transcender
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Transcender
Huge, multifaceted arts and entertainment centre. Described by the Queen as “one of the wonders of the modern world”, this multifaceted performance and arts venue forms one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | Same location as Transcender
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Transcender

The best shops and markets near Transcender
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Transcender
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Transcender
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Transcender
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Searcy's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Barbican Centre, Level 2, , City, London EC2Y | Same location as Transcender
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Wood Street Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
53 Fore Street, EC2Y8AX | 2 minutes from Transcender
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
56 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Transcender
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms is a modern British restaurant, complete with seven private dining rooms. The brainchild of Tom and Ed Martin of ETM Group, responsible ... More
 
 
 
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Near Transcender
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Transcender
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Transcender
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Transcender
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Transcender gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Transcender
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Transcender
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Transcender
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Transcender
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Transcender
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Transcender
... More
 
 
 
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Transcender
... More
 
 
 
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Transcender
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Transcender
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Transcender.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Transcender
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 ... More
 
 
 
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Transcender
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Transcender
... More
 
 
 

Barbican Centre events

 
PridePrideMark Ashton is the charismatic and outspoken leader of impassioned campaigners, who operate out of the Gay's The Word bookshop in London. Reading news stories about the miner's strike, Mark recognises a cause to champion. "Mining communities are being bullied just like we are," he tells his coterie and they form LGSM - Lesbians and Gays Support the17th September 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Now On
Pride
event > Film Events
DATES  15th, 17th and 18th September 2014 at 6.15pm and 8.45pm
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
Mark Ashton is the charismatic and outspoken leader of impassioned campaigners, who operate out of the Gay's The Word bookshop in London. Reading news stories about the miner's strike, Mark recognises a cause to champion. "Mining communities are being bullied just like we are," he tells his coterie and they form LGSM - Lesbians and Gays Support the
Becky Unthank, Rachel Unthank, Sam Lee, Adrian McNally & Guests: A Time And Place: Musical MeditatioBecky Unthank, Rachel Unthank, Sam Lee, Adrian McNally & Guests: A Time And Place: Musical MeditatioFolk-rock music from the siblings Becky and Rachel Unthank, who are joined by their fellow band-member Adrian McNally, singer-songwriter Sam Lee and other performers. An evening inspired by the lives and words of the generation f the first world war.18th September 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
Becky Unthank, Rachel Unthank, Sam Lee, Adrian McNally & Guests: A Time And Place: Musical Meditatio
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Folk
DATES  Thursday 18th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
Folk-rock music from the siblings Becky and Rachel Unthank, who are joined by their fellow band-member Adrian McNally, singer-songwriter Sam Lee and other performers. An evening inspired by the lives and words of the generation f the first world war.
Magic In The MoonlightMagic In The Moonlight19th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
Magic In The Moonlight
event > Film Events
DATES  19th to 24th Sep 2014
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
LSO Singing Day: From Bach To BeatlesLSO Singing Day: From Bach To BeatlesWith David Lawrence.20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
LSO Singing Day: From Bach To Beatles
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 - 10.30am
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
With David Lawrence.
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraTishchenko's Dante Symphony No 1, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10 are performed by the orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev and featuring Denis Matsuev on piano.21st September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 21st September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
Tishchenko's Dante Symphony No 1, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3 and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10 are performed by the orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev and featuring Denis Matsuev on piano.
London Schools Symphony OrchestraLondon Schools Symphony OrchestraPeter Ash leads London's premier youth ensemble in Gustav Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn, a vocal setting of four German folk poems.22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
London Schools Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
Peter Ash leads London's premier youth ensemble in Gustav Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn, a vocal setting of four German folk poems.
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraValery Gergiev leads the orchestra through Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 and Symphony No 5, and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 2.23rd September 2014Tuesday 23rd September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
London Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
Valery Gergiev leads the orchestra through Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 and Symphony No 5, and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 2.
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraThe premiere of Kevin Volans' The Mountain That Left, plus John Adams' My Father Knew Charles Ives, and Ives' Symphony No 4.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
BBC Symphony Orchestra
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
The premiere of Kevin Volans' The Mountain That Left, plus John Adams' My Father Knew Charles Ives, and Ives' Symphony No 4.
Schaubuhne Berlin: An Enemy Of The PeopleSchaubuhne Berlin: An Enemy Of The PeopleHenrik Ibsen's drama about the popular Dr Stockmann, his great industrial project, created to help his fellow townsfolk, and the subsequent failure and fallout, is presented by Schaubuhne Berlin as an allegorical comment on the present day. Directed by Thomas Ostermeier. Performed in German with English surtitles.24th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
Schaubuhne Berlin: An Enemy Of The People
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  24th to 28th Sep 2014
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
Henrik Ibsen's drama about the popular Dr Stockmann, his great industrial project, created to help his fellow townsfolk, and the subsequent failure and fallout, is presented by Schaubuhne Berlin as an allegorical comment on the present day. Directed by Thomas Ostermeier. Performed in German with English surtitles.
Joyce DiDonatoJoyce DiDonatoJoyce DiDonatoThe 2014-15 classical music season at the Barbican features an artist focus on one of the best-loved vocalists of our time Joyce DiDonato who is accompanied by her own choice of orchestra, the Orchestre de l'Opera de Lyon, and conductor in the Italian bel canto repertoire of Bellini, Rossini and their contemporaries. This concert opens the series w25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
Joyce DiDonato
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
The 2014-15 classical music season at the Barbican features an artist focus on one of the best-loved vocalists of our time Joyce DiDonato who is accompanied by her own choice of orchestra, the Orchestre de l'Opera de Lyon, and conductor in the Italian bel canto repertoire of Bellini, Rossini and their contemporaries. This concert opens the series w... More about this event
 
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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The Big Wednesday Comedy Club
Comedy | On 17th September 2014 

Charterhouse 6 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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Exhibitions | On 17th September 2014 

St Mary-Le-Bow Church 8 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

JustShare and St Paul's Institute present a live debate between Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England and ...More

The First World War and the Bank of England
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Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2015 

Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

The First World War and the Bank of England, taking place at the Bank of England Museum, looks at the ...More

 
Gertie And Her Gaiety
Concerts | Until 15th October 2014 

The Nightjar Bar 10 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

London-based swing band....More

Faded
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th September 2014 

XOYO 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Resident DJs spin hip hop....More

My Point Of View
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th September 2014 

Club Aquarium 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Electronic house music courtesy of Loverdose....More

Heads & Bodies: Drawing Group
Exhibitions | On 17th September 2014 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Prizes for the best drawn head-body combination where a group of participants will draw a comic head, fold the piece ...More

Misfits
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th November 2014 

East Bloc 12 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Resident DJs play indie and rock....More

Jack Tyson Charles
Concerts | On 17th September 2014 

Favela London 12 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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