Attractions near Barbican Centre

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Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 8DS
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and... More
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | At Barbican Centre
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... More
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So... More
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation... More
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white... More
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Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its... More
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Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins... More
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 8 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together... More
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 8 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of... More
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 10 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was... More
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 10 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her... More
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase... More
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Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 12 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by... More
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 13 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it... More
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 13 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one... More
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Raven Row
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 13 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Raven Row, a non-profit contemporary art centre in Spitalfields, not far from the Market, opened to the public on 28th February 2009. The name -... More
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 14 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars... More
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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as... More
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
This sleek, 18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate... More
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Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 14 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington,... More
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Monument Street, City, London EC3R | 15 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a 4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling... More
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed... More
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Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a 8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture... More
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 15 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang... More
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20 Hoxton Square
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 15 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
This spacious gallery strategically situated opposite White Cube in Hoxton Square opened in 2007 and is run by co-directors Richard Graham, Adam Waymouth and Alex... More
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 15 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried... More
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Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 16 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of... More
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Sadler's Wells
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes walk from Barbican Centre
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national... More
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Glorious Handel By Candlelight
Concerts | On 27th December 2014 

Barbican Centre

A programme of Handel's masterpieces performed in full 18th-century costume by the Mozart Festival Chorus and Orchestra, led by harpsichordist ...More

The Very Best Of John Williams
Concerts | On 27th December 2014 

Barbican Centre

Anthony Inglis conducts the London Concert Orchestra for a performance of the famous film composer's greatest scores....More

Designer Jewellers Group: Winter Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 27th December 2014 

Barbican Centre

Contemporary jewellery made by 27 established British jewellers and six graduates, highlighting designs in a variety of materials including precious ...More

Chamberlin, Powell & Bon Architects
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

Barbican Centre

An exhibition of rare photographs taken by CP&B and watercolours by Powell. The first display in a series exploring the ...More

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Barbican Centre

The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved ...More

 
Forced Entertainment: The Possible Impossible House (Over 7s)
Theatre | Until 28th December 2014 

Barbican Centre

In The Possible Impossible House the rooms are constantly shifting. Beds complain about the dark and chairs whisper mischievous stories....More

Henry IV (Part II)
Henry IV (Part II)
Theatre | Until 24th January 2015 

Barbican Centre

Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed ...More

 
Henry IV (Part I)
Henry IV (Part I)
Theatre | Until 24th January 2015 

Barbican Centre

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's ...More

 
Sherlock Holmes, The Man Who Never Lived And Will Never Die
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

An exhibition which recreates the Victorian London of the fictional detective, featuring works in photography, paintings, film and original artefacts....More

 

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Christmas Toy Shopping in London
Christmas Toy Shopping in London

From dolls houses to rocking horses, to ipads and Wiis, London's toy shops are brimming with all sorts of magical ...More

 
London 2015: Major Museums
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Naked Greeks, coral reefs and wartime boffins are among the subjects to be explored in exhibitions in London's ...More

 
McBusted
Concerts | 4th April 2015 - 5th April 2015 

The O2 Arena

Making the most of their surprise success after forming in early 2014, super group McBusted perform two nights at the ...More

The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show
The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show
Exhibitions | 12th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre

The world's longest indoor zip wire, a StreetVelodrome and an indoor whale watching boat trip are at ExCel London from ...More

 
What Is Luxury?
Exhibitions | 25th April 2015 - 27th September 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in ...More

UVNYE Party at Bounce
UVNYE Party at Bounce
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Bounce

See in the New Year with a little healthy competition at the home of ping pong, Bounce. Hosting a UVNYE ...More

 
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2015 

Canary Wharf Ice Rink

Nestled beneath the world-famous mirrored towers of Canary Wharf , this glittering outdoor London Ice ...More

 
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Opened January 2015 

Z Hotels, the boutique-budget hotel group which offers out-of-town prices in city central locations in London, Liverpool and Glasgow opens ...More

Fields
Fields
Opened 30th November 2014 

An all-day cafe on Clapham Common located next to the skate park on Rookery Road SW4, Fields is the brainchild ...More

 
Cereal Killer Cafe
Cereal Killer Cafe
Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
 
 
 
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