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Marmen QuartetMarmen QuartetViolinists Johannes Marmen and Ricky Gore, violist Bryony Gibson-Cornish and cellist Steffan Morris play Ravel's String Quartet In F.2019-04-25T18:00:00+01002019-04-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Marmen Quartet
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraFrancois-Xavier Roth conducts Ravel's Rapsodie Espagnole, Bolero and L'heure Espagnole.2019-04-25T19:30:00+01002019-04-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraSakari Oramo conducts Elgar's Concerto For Violin and Dvorak's Symphony No 7, with the Nicola Benedetti violinist.2019-04-26T19:30:00+01002019-04-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
 
ApparatApparatThe Berlin-based musician, Sascha Ring, brings his solo experimental electronica to the UK's stages. Support from Karryn.2019-04-27T20:00:00+01002019-04-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Apparat
 
Avalanche: A Love StoryAvalanche: A Love StoryMaxine Peake stars in this adaptation of Julia Leigh's book, which follows the journey one woman takes through IVF treatment. Directed by Anne-Louise Sarks.2019-04-27T19:45:00+01002019-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Avalanche: A Love Story
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsAhead of this evening's performance of Stravinsky's Symphonies Of Wind Instruments, clarinettist Julia Raga Pascual, violinist Lyrit Milgram and pianist Ryan Drucker performs the composer's Three Pieces For Solo Clarinet and Suite from The Soldier's Tale.2019-05-01T18:00:00+01002019-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts Stravinsky's Symphonies Of Wind Instruments, Harrison Birtwistle's Shadow Of Night and John Adams' soaring Harmonielehre.2019-05-01T19:30:00+01002019-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Las Maravillas De MaliLas Maravillas De MaliThe legendary Malian-Cuban band was formed in the 1960s. Their song Rendez-Vous Chez Fatima was the soundtrack of Africa's revolutionary era.2019-05-02T19:30:00+01002019-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Las Maravillas De Mali
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: The Rite Of SpringBBC Symphony Orchestra: The Rite Of SpringSakari Oramo conducts Stravinsky's long lost work Funeral Song, Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1 featuring soloist Igor Yuzefovich and concludes with Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring.2019-05-03T19:30:00+01002019-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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BBC Symphony Orchestra: The Rite Of Spring
 
What Comes First The Career Or The Egg: To Parent Or Not To ParentWhat Comes First The Career Or The Egg: To Parent Or Not To ParentLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-05-04T11:30:00+01002019-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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What Comes First The Career Or The Egg: To Parent Or Not To Parent
 
Ben SmithBen SmithThe pianist plays John Adams' haunting Phrygian Gates as part of the LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists series.2019-05-05T17:30:00+01002019-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ben Smith
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Berlioz 150London Symphony Orchestra: Berlioz 150Sir Simon Rattle celebrates 150 years of Hector Berlioz by conducting the composer's Symphonie Fantastique plus John Adams' Harmonielehre.2019-05-05T19:00:00+01002019-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra: Berlioz 150
 
London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No 5London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No 5Sir Simon Rattle conducts Mahler's large-scale journey from tragedy to triumph Symphony No 5 and Britten's melancholic Sinfonia Da Requiem.2019-05-08T19:30:00+01002019-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No 5
 
London Schools Symphony Orchestra: FateLondon Schools Symphony Orchestra: FateRichard Farnes conducts the overture to Verdi's The Power Of Fate, Barber's Violin Concerto featuring soloist Elena Urioste and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6.2019-05-09T19:30:00+01002019-05-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Schools Symphony Orchestra: Fate
 
The Gold Medal 2019The Gold Medal 2019Mezzo-soprano Ema Nikolovska, bass William Thomas, soprano Samantha Clarke and baritone James Newby compete for the coveted prize in front of a judging panel that includes Sir Bryn Terfel and Ann Murray DBE.2019-05-10T19:00:00+01002019-05-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Gold Medal 2019
 
AI: More Than HumanAI: More Than HumanA major exhibition exploring our relationship with artificial intelligence with work from artists, scientists researchers.2019-05-16T10:00:00+01002019-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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AI: More Than Human
 
Britten Sinfonia: Beethoven Symphony No. 9Britten Sinfonia: Beethoven Symphony No. 9Classical music performed by Britten Sinfonia.2019-05-26T19:30:00+01002019-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia: Beethoven Symphony No. 9
 
Lee Krasner: Living ColourLee Krasner: Living ColourLee Krasner: Living ColourOne of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery which tells the story of a formidable artist whose importance has often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock. The first retrospective of her work in Europe for over 50 years, Lee Krasner: Living Colour features nea2019-05-30T00:00:00+01002019-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  30th May to 1st September 2019
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery which tells the story of a formidab... More about this event
 
Britten Sinfonia: Donizetti Il Paria With Sir Mark ElderBritten Sinfonia: Donizetti Il Paria With Sir Mark ElderOpera Rara present Donizetti's Il Paria, a work that brings a new exotic colour to Italian opera of the period2019-06-08T19:30:00+01002019-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia: Donizetti Il Paria With Sir Mark Elder
 
Nick CaveNick CaveThe veteran Australian alternative rock singer-songwriter and musician hosts an intimate evening of talk and music.2019-06-19T00:00:00+01002019-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Nick Cave
 
Jesus Christ SuperstarJesus Christ SuperstarJesus Christ SuperstarTim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical comes to the Barbican following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. "A gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical" ran The Guardian headline above its four-star review back in 2015 and it has proved just as popular ever since. Over 45 years after Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's ro2019-07-04T00:00:00+01002019-08-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Theatre > Open Air
PRICING  £15-£62.50
DATES  4th July to 24th August 2019
VENUE  Barbican Theatre 
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical comes to the Barbican following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. "A gorgeous, thrilli... More about this event
 
Ludovico EinaudiLudovico EinaudiThe BAFTA nominated Italian pianist and composer performs works from his latest album, Seven Days Walking.2019-07-31T20:00:00+01002019-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ludovico Einaudi
 
Fisherman's FriendsFisherman's FriendsThe group, who are based in Port Isaac, performs a selection of new and old shanties, plus other folk material.2019-10-11T19:00:00+01002019-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Fisherman's Friends
 
Christopher CrossChristopher CrossGrammy Award-winning pop-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist from Texas.2019-10-27T00:00:00+01002019-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Christopher Cross
 
 
 

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Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

London may seem like a civilised place (unless you're on a crowded tube in rush hour) but, as Beasts of ...More

 
Antarctic By Paolo Pellegrin
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2019 

Magnum Photos 7 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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Antarctica by Paolo Pellegrin
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2019 

Magnum Photos 7 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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

Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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Jimmy Turrell & Richard Turley: Unforsaken
Exhibitions | Until 16th May 2019 

The Book Club 12 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

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Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 12 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
Blair Dunlop
Concerts | On 25th April 2019 

Paper Dress Vintage 14 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Award-winning British contemporary folk singer, songwriter and guitarist....More

NS Harsha
Exhibitions | Until 18th May 2019 

Victoria Miro 14 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

The renowned Indian artist contemplates modernisation, mass-production and consumer habits including the major installation Reclaiming The Inner Space....More

Chantal Joffe
Exhibitions | Until 18th May 2019 

Victoria Miro 14 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Large-scale canvases depicting the artist's family and friends plus self-portraits completed during 2018, divided between the gallery's two London spaces....More

CRNB Live
Concerts | On 25th April 2019 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 15 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

A showcase for pop artists, with performances by Shae Universe, Courtney Bennett, Moss Kena and Abel Miller....More

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The Stratford Brasserie
The Stratford Brasserie
Dining 

Ben Harrington, formerly of Soho House Group, oversees the food at The Stratford Brasserie, a ...More

 
Allegra
Allegra
Dining 

Patrick Powell, former head chef of Chiltern Firehouse, heads up the kitchen at Allegra, the ...More

 
River Walk Market
River Walk Market
Shopping 

Joining a host of new restaurants, bars and cafes that have opened within the new ...More

 
Pebblefest
Pebblefest
Exhibitions | On 27th April 

Flat Iron Square

Sustainable lifestyle magazine Pebble presents its very own festival this weekend, hosting a whole day ...More

 
Top Of The Pop
Drinking 

Upstairs at Poptata, the street fries specialists in Tooting Market, sister bar Top Of The Pop is an all-day hangout offering playful cocktails, craft beers and wines....More

Tooting Market
Shopping 

Tooting Market, established over 80 years ago, is a colourful indoor market in South London and includes the Yard Market food court....More

The Soak
The Soak
Dining 

From house kombucha to 'soaked' cocktails, everything on offer at The Soak is centered on ...More

 
Parrillan
Parrillan
Dining 

Outdoor dining doesn't come much better than sitting out on the terrace at Parrillan....More

 
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Dining 

Creating superior Spanish tapas in London since 2007, Barrafina Coal Drops Yard, opened in 2018, ...More

 
Morty & Bob's
Morty & Bob's
Dining 

After the huge success of their first restaurant in Hackney, Morty & Bob's, named after ...More

 
Ballroom London
Ballroom London
Dining 

Italian meatballs are the hero dish in the New York styled Ballroom which comes with ...More

 
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Theatre | From 7th May 

Norman's Coach & Horses

Soho institution Norman's Coach & Horses becomes a theatre in a stand against Fullers by ...More

 
The Comedy Of Errors
Theatre | From 6th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The Lord Chamberlain's Men present Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical play, in which merchants, masters, parents, servants and a long-suffering wife find themselves comically entwined. Staging The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's Globe presents one pair ...More

Pericles
Theatre | From 4th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world in Shakespeare's romance. Shakespeare's Globe presents Pericles as one of a trio of plays exploring the themes of refuge and ...More

The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Theatre | From 17th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's well-known comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, is about Sir John Falstaff setting about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Staged at ...More

Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Concerts | On 14th July 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Ed Sheeran comes to London this July to ...More

 
The May Fair
The May Fair
Kids Events | From 5th May 

Grosvenor Square

Bringing the seaside to London, The May Fair will take over Grosvenor Square for two ...More

 
BBC Music Introducing Live
BBC Music Introducing Live
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Tobacco Dock

Pitched towards anyone aspiring to get into the ...More

 
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
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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. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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