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Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy And The Avant-Garde
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 10th October 2018 to 27th January 2019
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
An exploration of how relationships can become a playground for activity, Modern Couples puts the work of over 40 artist couples on display at the Barbican. ...More
Britten Sinfonia: Beethoven Symphony No. 9
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Sunday 26th May 2019 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Classical music performed by Britten Sinfonia....More
BBC Symphony Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Friday 7th December 2018 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Soprano Dorothea Roschmann joins the orchestra, conducted by Rafael Payare, for Richard Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel, Alban Berg's Seven Early Songs and Shostakovich's Symphony No 5 In ...More
The Glenn Miller Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 27th December 2018 - 2.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Ray McVay directs the big band with the 1940s sound, featuring Catherine Sykes, Mark Porter and The Polka Dot Dolls....More
Mozart Festival Orchestra By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Friday 28th December 2018 - 2.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Violinist David Juritz conducts a performance of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and pieces by Handel, Bach and Mozart....More
Archie Shepp: Art Songs And Spirituals
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Monday 19th November 2018 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
The free jazz pioneer is joined by Amina Claudine Myers and Carleen Anderson, for a project in which he revisits his 1960s output, exploring his connections ...More
Britten Sinfonia: Brad Mehldau
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 16th March 2019 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
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Francis Upritchard: Wetwang Slack
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 27th September 2018 to 6th January 2019 - Various Times
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
A site-specific installation, combining ceramics, tapestry, glassblowing and sculpture, transforming the space with a variety of archetypal figures....More
Macbeth
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 15th October 2018 to 18th January 2019 - Various Times
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Christopher 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 ...More
Nordic Jazz Comets
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Sunday 25th November 2018 - 1.45pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Five bands and musicians chosen from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, Baldvin Snaer, Signe, I Just Came From The Moon,BounceAlarm and Don-Qui Five....More
London Symphony Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 29th November 2018 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Pianist Simon Dinnerstein joins the orchestra, conducted by Kristjan Jarvi, for Charles Coleman's Drenched and Bach Inspired, the UK premiere of Philip Glass's Piano Concerto No ...More
Afro Celt Sound System
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Wednesday 21st November 2018 - 8pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
The three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music....More
Anton & Erin: Dance Those Magical Musicals
London > Events > Dance Dates: Saturday 9th and Thursday 14th February 2019 - 2.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Strictly Come Dancing stars Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag perform classic ballroom dance to musical numbers....More
Britten Sinfonia: Donizetti Il Paria With Sir Mark Elder
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 8th June 2019 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Opera Rara present Donizetti's Il Paria, a work that brings a new exotic colour to Italian opera of the period...More
The Wedding
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 24th and 25th January 2019 at 7.45pm & 26th January 2019 at 2.30pm and 7.45pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Gecko's intricate choreography brings the union between state and individual into question amid a flurry of white dresses and tackling big themes such as community and ...More
Peeping Tom: Father (Vader)
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 30th Jan, 31st Jan, 1st Feb and 2nd Feb 2019 - 7.45pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Peeping Tom's swirling portrait of ageing is an incisive and compassionate piece....More
Anywhere
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 22nd to 26th Jan 2019 - Various Times
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Theatre de l'Entrouvert's puppet theatre piece loosely based on Oedipus On The Road by Henry Bauchau. Oedipus is portayed as a luminous puppet made of ice, ...More
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
London > Events > Theatre Dates: 15th to 19th Jan 2019 - Various Times
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Masked performers, sound, music, automatons and sculptural puppets brings Patrick Sims's magical cabinet of curiosities to life, containing hints of Alice In Wonderland and loosely based ...More
Alessandro Lanzoni + Clock's Pointer Dance
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 17th November 2018 - 5pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
A celebration of Italian jazz, with this Saturday featuring a solo piano set from Alessandro Lanzoni and more....More
Anthony Joseph And Friends - Windrush: A Celebration
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 17th November 2018 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
An array of musicians and artists celebrate the triumph of the Caribbean spirit, led by Anthony Joseph....More
Bobby McFerrin
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Sunday 18th November 2018 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
The jazz vocalist is joined by members of his a cappella group, Voicestra, to perform Circlesongs - choral pieces based on irresistible grooves....More
Enrico Zanisi + Francesco Diodati "Yellow Squeeds" + Simona Severini + DRIVE!
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Sunday 18th November 2018 - 2pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
A performance from emerging Italian artists in the jazz scene....More
Britten Sinfonia: Handel's Messiah
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Wednesday 19th December 2018 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Live Music, Choir....More
Britten Sinfonia: A Sheen Of Dew On Flowers
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 11th April 2019 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Live Music, Choir....More
Britten Sinfonia: Brahms And Mahler
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 17th January 2019 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
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This Is How We Fly
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 17th November 2018 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Contemporary jazz, folk and electronica quartet comprising a fiddler, a clarinettist, a drummer and a percussive dancer. With support from Bex Burch....More
Omar Sosa & Yilian Canizares: Jazz Cubano
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Friday 23rd November 2018 - 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
The pianist and violinist combine forces to produce a sound that honours its Cuban roots while adding a lyrical twist. With support from Arturo O'Farrill Sextet ...More
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Sunday 16th December 2018 at 7pm & Tuesday 18th December 2018 at 7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Rattle conducts the orchestra, with violinist Leonidas Kavakos, for Brahms's Violin Concerto, Debussy's Images and Enescu's Romanian Rhapsody No 1....More
London Symphony Orchestra: Candide
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 8th December 2018 at 3pm & Sunday 9th December 2018 at 7pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Marin Alsop conducts the orchestra in a performance of the music from Bernstein's riotous, satirical operetta. With Leonardo Capalbo, Jane Archibald, Anne Sofie Von Otter and ...More
LSO Community & Discovery Choirs: A Choral Christmas
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Sunday 2nd December 2018 - 7pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Centre
Simon Halsey conducts the LSO Ensemble and a combined 300-strong choir of singers, for a programme of festive favourites....More
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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

 
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

Harbour Nights by The Anthologist
Harbour Nights by The Anthologist
Foodie Events | Until 30th November 2018 

The Anthologist 7 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

This autumn, all-day restaurant The Anthologist brings a taste of the Cornish coast to London. Partnering with leading West-Country craft ...More

 
Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2019 

Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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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

Your Mum's House
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 20th December 2018 

XOYO 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Hip-hop, R&B, bass, future sounds and party bangers from resident DJs....More

T.N.D.
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th November 2018 

Club Aquarium 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Francesco Poggi and CASSIMM spin house and techno with weekly guests....More

Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Lady Celeste's Parisian Rooftop Bar
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Lady Celeste's Parisian Rooftop Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 5th April 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

This winter, step back in time to 1900s surrealist Paris at the Queen of Hoxton. The venue's legendary rooftop has ...More

 
Halloween at New Street Warehouse
Halloween at New Street Warehouse
Seasonal | Until 4th November 2019 

New Street Grill 12 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Sink your teeth into meaty Sweeney Todd pie if you're brave enough. The New Street Grill pie, created especially for ...More

 
Michael Peel: States Of Fear
Exhibitions | Until 8th December 2018 

Standpoint Gallery 14 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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London Welsh Centre
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A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since 1937....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 2nd May 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs old ...More

 
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
Concerts | On 11th December 

The O2 Arena

The Grammy-winning American superstar returns with her best-selling pop and R&B hits in a seasonal ...More

 
Bjorn Again
Bjorn Again
Concerts | From 20th December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Considering they're a satirical parody of a certain successful Swedish pop outfit, Bjorn Again has ...More

 
Madness
Madness
Concerts | On 14th December 

The O2 Arena

Hailing from Camden, the ska septet reigned through the 70s and 80s comes to London. ...More

 
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Tell-Tale Heart
Theatre | From 5th December 

National Theatre: Dorfman

Anthony Neilson directs his own darkly comic and twisted thriller at the National's Dorfman Theatre. ...More

 
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert Adrià
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert Adrià
Dining 

Cakes and Bubbles is an all-dessert restaurant from ...More

 
Fabric NYE
Fabric NYE
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

Fabric Nightclub

For their final night of 2018, fabric invites a host of esteemed party specialists to ...More

 
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of My Memory
Exhibitions | From 23rd January 

Tate Modern

A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional use of colour and his preference to work ...More

London's New Year's Day Parade
London's New Year's Day Parade
Seasonal | On 1st January 

Parliament Square

American cop cars, miniature steamers and drumming bands ...More

 
London Events 2019
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

The Catherine Tate Show
The Catherine Tate Show
Comedy | From 7th January 

Wyndham's Theatre

The comedian and actress Catherine Tate brings her critically-acclaimed television show to the West End, ...More

 
January in London 2019
January in London 2019
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Cate Blanchett storms the stage, Catherine Tate arrives in the West End and Cirque ...More

 
Spice Girls
Spice Girls
Concerts | From 13th June 

Wembley Stadium

Twenty three years after the Spice Girls smashed their way into the charts the best-selling ...More

 
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

December in London 2018
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa ...More

 
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Best Events in London for October Half Term
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From Storystock at Battersea Power Station to The ...More

 
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London Hotels for Art Lovers
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Bespoke art works and Instagram worthy interiors. ...More

 
 
 
 
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