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Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd June to 1st September 2017
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
This 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 ...More
 
 
 
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Basquiat: Boom for Real
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2 | At Barbican Theatre
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 international museums ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd March to 25th June 2017
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese ...More
 
 
 
LSO Discovery Summer Showcase
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 22nd June 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Selected musicians from the Guildhall School's Orchestral Artistry programme perform in association with members of the LSO....More
 
 
 
Manana Cuba: A Night Of Afro-Cuban Collaborations
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 26th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Eastern-Cuban folkloric masters Ache Meyi and Obbatuke showcase their original collaborations with Plaid and Soundspecies, while crafting a world premiere performance alongside DJ Tennis and trumpet ...More
 
 
 
Darren Johnston: Zero Point
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th, 26th and 27th May 2017 - 7.45pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
British choreographer and multi-disciplinary artist Darren Johnston explores the intersection of the spiritual and the scientific with minimalism and simplicity inspired by his time spent in ...More
 
 
 
London Symphony Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 28th May 2017 - 7pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Bernard Haitink conducts a performance of Bruckner's Te Deum and Symphony No 9. With soprano Sally Matthews and London Symphony Chorus....More
 
 
 
Mohsen Yeganeh
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 27th May 2017 - 8pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The pop singer from Iran performs songs from across his extensive career....More
 
 
 
887
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st to 10th June 2017 - Various Times
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Robert Lepage's most autobiographical play to date is a tale about memory, belonging and collective history, conveyed in a one-man performance animated by a transforming set. ...More
 
 
 
Madeleine Peyroux
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 31st May 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The singer performs as part of a trio with Jon Herington and Barak Mori, following the release of her album Secular Hymns. Support from John Etheridge....More
 
 
 
Toots And The Maytals
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 28th July 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The veteran group from Jamaica, led by singer Tots Hibbert, bring their classic reggae to the UK's stages. Support from Leba and Captain Accident....More
 
 
 
Thomas Ades Beethoven Symphony Cycle
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 6th June 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Thomas Ades conducts Gerald Barry's Chevaux De Frise and Beethoven's Symphony No 3 In E Flat, Eroica....More
 
 
 
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Messiaen
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Sakari Oramo conducts a performance of Messiaen's L'Ascension and Turangalila Symphony. With pianist Steven Osborne....More
 
 
 
David Helfgott
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 29th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Helfgott brings his inimitable style of performing to Rachmaninov, Bach and Beethoven. Helfgott has had a career-long relationship with Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, and this performance ...More
 
 
 
Afro Celt Sound System
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st November 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music....More
 
 
 
Monteverdi Vespers
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 23rd June 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Live Music, Choir....More
 
 
 
The Tempest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th June to 18th August 2017 - Various Times
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
This 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 ...More
 
 
 
Laura Mvula And The London Symphony Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 21st July 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The soulful singer-songwriter from Birmingham performs her soul, pop and jazz melange, in the company of the orchestra....More
 
 
 
Murray Perahia
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 11th June 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The pianist performs Bach's French Suite No 6 In E, Schubert's 4 Impromptus, Mozart's Rondo In A Minor and Beethoven's Sonata No 32 In C Minor....More
 
 
 
Jeff Mills: Light From The Outside World
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 10th June 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The Detroit-born musician and producer mixes techno and classical in his work, in collaboration here with the Britten Sinfonia conducted by Christophe Mangou....More
 
 
 
Jeff Mills: Planets
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 12th June 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Christophe Mangou conducts the Britten Sinfonia in Mills' piece inspired by Holst's The Planets....More
 
 
 
Mercury Rev With Royal Northern Sinfonia
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 14th July 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
A collaboration between the Buffalo-formed indie-rock group and the orchestra in a performance of their original material. Support from Lowly....More
 
 
 
Diamanda Galas
London > Events > Music  Dates: Monday 19th June 2017 - 8pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The San Diego-born singer and composer brings her avant-garde material to the UK's stages....More
 
 
 
Cairokee
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st July 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The Cairo-based band performs its politically-charged Egyptian rock originals....More
 
 
 
Cubanismo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 16th June 2017 - 8pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The trumpeter Jesus Alemany leads this Latin music ensemble who hail from Havana....More
 
 
 
Ezra Furman
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 13th July 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The indie-rock artist from Chicago, Illinois takes to the stage to perform his latest psychedelic-infused tracks....More
 
 
 
A Gala Celebration Of Donald Byrd With The Blackbyrds
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th June 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
The American combo performs its rhythm and blues and jazz-funk fusion compositions in tribute to the band's founder, Donald Byrd. They are joined for the performance ...More
 
 
 
Trajal Harrell: Hoochie Koochie
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th July to 13th August 2017 - 2pm-9pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
A performance piece by the American dancer and choreographer. Contains nudity, as well as some explicit imagery....More
 
 
 
Britten Sinfonia
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 2nd June 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
Thomas Ades conducts Gerald Barry's Beethoven, plus Beethoven's Symphony No 1 In C and Symphony No 2 In D, with baritone Mark Stone....More
 
 
 
Textile Art By Gilda baron
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd to 27th May 2017 - Various Times
Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Theatre
An exhibition of the work of the renowned Textile Artist, the late Gilda Baron. The work exhibited shows her distinctive style, using a mixture of techniques ...More
 
 
 
 
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The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
Textile Art By Gilda baron
Exhibitions | Until 27th May 2017 

Barbican Centre

An exhibition of the work of the renowned Textile Artist, the late Gilda Baron. The work exhibited shows her distinctive ...More

LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Barbican Centre

Senior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire....More

London Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No 9
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Barbican Centre

The commanding presence of Bernard Haitink on the podium combines with London's Symphony Orchestra for a performance of this powerful ...More

Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2017 

Barbican Centre

View the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More

Mathematics Can You Make You Fly' by Dr Carola-Bibiane Schonlieb
Exhibitions | On 23rd May 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Theatre

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Theatre

A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor ...More

My Point Forward
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Theatre

Blast Theory present a series of newly commissioned short films in this interactive exhibition....More

The Londoners: Portrait Of A Working City 1447 - 1980
Exhibitions | Until 23rd May 2017 

Guildhall Yard 5 minutes walk from Barbican Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Barbican Theatre

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

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CLAW
CLAW
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Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
WOLF II
WOLF II
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After 10 months at WOLF in Stoke Newington, chef Mattia Antonioni heads up WOLF II, ...More

 
Yolk
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Yolk started as a longing for the perfect Eggs Benedict. Now the pop up has ...More

 
Finsbury Avenue Square
Finsbury Avenue Square
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Surrounded by office buildings occupied by UBS, ICAP, ETX Capital and others, Finsbury Avenue Square ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
Theatre | From 1st June 

The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

The Nursery Theatre
Entertainment 

From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Little Bird Battersea
Little Bird Battersea
Drinking 

Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine mirrors with ...More

 
Little Bird Chiswick
Little Bird Chiswick
Dining 

Owned by restaurateur Lorraine Angliss, Little Bird offers classy cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere....More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

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

 
Santa Maria Chelsea
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

Santa Maria Ealing
Dining 

Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

Nudie Jeans
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Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

Best Places for Street Food in London
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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