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The TempestThe TempestThis production is directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and stars Simon Russell Beale as Prospero, the magician, taking vengeance on the men who wronged him.2017-07-24T19:15:00+01002017-08-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Tempest
 
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science FictionInto The Unknown: A Journey Through Science FictionInto The Unknown: A Journey Through Science FictionThis June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, film and literature takes over the entire building to present a new, global perspective on Science Fiction. Swiss historian and writer Patrick Gyger has curated the festival-style exhibition, which explores Scie2017-07-24T10:00:00+01002017-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia
PRICING  £14.50, concs/NUS/under 17s/mems £12, under 14s £5
DATES  3rd June to 1st September 2017
This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, film and literature ... More about this event
 
Toots And The MaytalsToots And The MaytalsThe veteran group from Jamaica, led by singer Toots Hibbert, bring their classic reggae to the UK's stages.2017-07-28T19:30:00+01002017-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Toots And The Maytals
 
The Magnetic FieldsThe Magnetic FieldsIndie-pop by the New York-based band fronted by the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stephin Merritt as he performs his two-part 50 Song memoir.2017-09-09T19:30:00+01002017-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Magnetic Fields
 
Woyzeck In WinterWoyzeck In WinterLandmark Productions presents a major musical production fusing together Buchner's Woyzeck and Schubert's Die Winterreise, and starring Patrick O'Kane and Camille O'Sullivan.2017-09-13T19:45:00+01002017-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Woyzeck In Winter
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts the orchestra in a performance of works featuring Helen Grime's Fanfare, Thomas Ades's Asyla, Harrison Birtwistle's Violin Concerto, Oliver Knussen's Symphony No 3 and Elgar's Variations On An Original Theme, 'Enigma', and Christian Tetzlaff will feature on the violin.2017-09-14T19:30:00+01002017-09-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
London Symphony Orchestra: The Damnation Of FaustLondon Symphony Orchestra: The Damnation Of FaustSir Simon Rattle conducts the masterpiece by Berlioz that features Bryan Hymel as Faust, Karen Cargill as Marguerite, Gerald Finley as Mephistopheles and Gabor Bretz as Brandner.2017-09-17T18:00:00+01002017-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra: The Damnation Of Faust
 
Jim Jarmusch RevisitedJim Jarmusch RevisitedMulatu Astatke, Camille O'Sullivan, Alex Kapranos, Kirin J Callinan, Jolie Holland and more revisit musical highlights from the director's poetic and compelling cinematic oeuvre.2017-09-20T19:30:00+01002017-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jim Jarmusch Revisited
 
Basquiat: Boom for RealBasquiat: Boom for RealThis September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums and private collections to showcase the work of the pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, who came to the media's attention in 1978 when he teamed up wi2017-09-21T00:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  Standard £16, concession £12
DATES  21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from ... More about this event
 
Basquiat: Boom For RealBasquiat: Boom For RealOver 100 paintings and drawings by American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The exhibition will focus on the artist's relationship to music and will feature a partial reconstruction of the first body of work that Basquiat exhibited.2017-09-21T10:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Basquiat: Boom For Real
 
London Schools Symphony Orchestra: Vienna: Light And DarknessLondon Schools Symphony Orchestra: Vienna: Light And DarknessPeter Ash conducts the ensemble alongside Belgian pianist Julien Libeer as they perform Britten's Four Sea Interludes From Peter Grimes, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 1 and Brahms's Symphony No 4.2017-09-25T19:30:00+01002017-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Schools Symphony Orchestra: Vienna: Light And Darkness
 
Jane Birkin: Gainsbourg SymphonicJane Birkin: Gainsbourg SymphonicThe actress and singer presents a tribute to her long-term partner, pianist and composer Serge Gainsbourg. Alongside his producer Philippe Lerichonne and Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Najakima they re-work a selection of his masterpieces.2017-09-26T19:30:00+01002017-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jane Birkin: Gainsbourg Symphonic
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo conducts the orchestra and violinist Alina Pogotskina in a performance of works featuring R Strauss's Tod Und Verklarung, Berg's Violin Concerto and Sibelius's Symphony No 5.2017-09-27T19:30:00+01002017-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
Miguel Araujo: A Portuguese National TreasureMiguel Araujo: A Portuguese National TreasureThe Portuguese singer-songwriter will be joined by six musicians playing an eclectic mix of strings, piano and clarinet fused with glockenspiel and a wide variety of world percussion.2017-09-28T20:00:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Miguel Araujo: A Portuguese National Treasure
 
Kayhan Kalhor, The Rembrandt TrioKayhan Kalhor, The Rembrandt TrioA poetic collaboration blending traditional jazz, classical and Arabic music between the Iranian Kamancheh player and the jazz ensemble. With support from the Awj Trio.2017-09-29T19:30:00+01002017-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Kayhan Kalhor, The Rembrandt Trio
 
Sacred Imaginations 1Sacred Imaginations 1Susheela Raman and Sam Mills lead a journey through music of ritual, trance and contemplation featuring a variety of musicians and singers from all over the world.2017-09-30T19:30:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Sacred Imaginations 1
 
Classical Opera - 20th Birthday ConcertClassical Opera - 20th Birthday ConcertClassical Opera and The Mozartists perform Haydn's The Representation Of Chaos from The Creation, Handel-Mozart's Leidenschaften Stillt Und Wreckt Musik from Ode To St Cecilia, Mozart's Exsultate, Jubilate (first movement) and March and Cavatina 'Accogli, Oh Re Del Mar' from Idomeneo, then Beethoven's 'Da Stiegen Die Menschen' from Cantata On The D2017-10-09T19:30:00+01002017-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Classical Opera - 20th Birthday Concert
 
Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesSingcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesFor the 10th anniversary of Stockhausen's death, Singcircle and some of the composer's closest associates perform two of his defining masterpieces.2017-11-20T19:30:00+00002017-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic Pulses
 
Afro Celt Sound SystemAfro Celt Sound SystemThe three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.2017-11-21T19:30:00+00002017-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
 
Afro Celt Sound System
 
Nils FrahmNils FrahmThe minimalist pianist and composer from Germany performs his latest works.2018-02-21T19:30:00+00002018-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Tempest
Theatre | Until 18th August 2017 

Barbican Centre

This production is directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and stars Simon Russell Beale as Prospero, the magician, taking ...More

Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Barbican Centre

This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, ...More

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Dancing Around Duchamp

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 
Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Dancing Around Duchamp

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Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Dancing Around Duchamp

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Dancing Around Duchamp

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

London Shuffle Club
London Shuffle Club
Sporting Events | Until 2nd September 2017 

The Yard 10 minutes walk from Dancing Around Duchamp

Moving to Worship Street in Shoreditch for the summer, the Shuffle Club gets an outside space from July to September; ...More

 
Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th November 2017 

XOYO 11 minutes walk from Dancing Around Duchamp

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th October 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Dancing Around Duchamp

The Queen of Hoxton's seasonal rooftop parties have become a legendary addition to the capital's event calendar and this year ...More

 
Hoxton Ukulele Hootenanny
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Dancing Around Duchamp

Participate in uke renditions of classics and modern pop....More

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Sseasonal, modern European dishes, with a nod to the flavours of the Indian Ocean from ...More

 
Sub Cult
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Street food sandwiches by Sub Cult, famed for its USA deli-style sub rolls, are served ...More

 
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fantastic Mr Fox
Theatre | From 28th July 

Lyric Hammersmith

A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
Lorde
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Concerts | On 27th September 

Alexandra Palace

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Wonderland
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Theatre | From 7th August 

Richmond Theatre

This is the last chance you have to see the critically acclaimed Wonderland, as Frank ...More

 
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
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Exhibitions | On 4th August 

Natural History Museum

Usually aimed at children, the Natural History Museum extends its late night Dino Snores event ...More

 
Wanderlust 108
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Exhibitions | On 23rd September 

Victoria Park

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Hamburg On Tour In London
Concerts | From 20th October 

The Boiler House

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Breddos Taqueria
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More than double the size of the original, the 84-cover Breddos Taqueria on Kingly Street ...More

 
Design Frontiers
Exhibitions | From 18th September 

Somerset House

More than 30 of the world's leading designers, including the director of design at Jaguar, are taking part in Design Frontiers, a group exhibition at Somerset House showing work which challenges and breaks through frontiers. ...More

Villa Walala
Villa Walala
Exhibitions | From 16th September 

Broadgate Circle

An exuberantly colourful, strange and squidgy new world, Villa Walala creates an unexpected architectural landscape ...More

 
Prism
Prism
Theatre | From 6th September 

Hampstead Theatre

Robert Lindsay, well known for starring in My Family on TV and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ...More

 
Rosie Kay Dance Company: 5 SOLDIERS: The Body is the Frontline
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Dance | From 7th September 

Yeomanry House

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