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John Akomfrah: Purple
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th October 2017 to 7th January 2018
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah presents his ambitious new installation, Purple. Being displayed at the Barbican Centre, the six-channel video installation addresses climate change, human ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Basquiat: Boom for Real
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2 | At 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 international museums ...More
 
 
 
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The Grime and the Glamour: NYC 1976-90
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 29th Sep to 5th Oct 2017
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Complementing the Barbican's Basquiat: Boom for Real exhibition, The Grime and the Glamour: NYC 1976-90 is a major new film season at the Barbican Cinema. The ...More
 
 
 
After The Rehearsal/Persona
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th Sep 2017 - 7.45pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Toneelgroep Amsterdam present two Bergman screenplays which are reimagined for the stage in a double bill about the chaotic lives of theatre people, exposing the fine ...More
 
 
 
Sacred Imaginations 1
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 30th September 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Susheela 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 ...More
 
 
 
London Schools Symphony Orchestra: Vienna: Light And Darkness
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 25th September 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Peter 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 ...More
 
 
 
Miguel Araujo: A Portuguese National Treasure
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 28th September 2017 - 8pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The 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 ...More
 
 
 
Kid Creole And The Coconuts
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 7th October 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
August Darnell and his group perform their tongue-in-cheek originals mixing Latin-flavoured pop with a range of other influences. Support from Arto Lindsay....More
 
 
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 6pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
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The Guildhall School Masterclass: Stephen Endelman
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 24th October 2017 - 7pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Literary & Education, Music Workshop....More
 
 
 
To A Simple, Rock ‘n' Roll . . . Song
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 18th to 28th October 2017 - 8pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Three works from Michael Clark based around music by Eric Satie, Patti Smith and David Bowie....More
 
 
 
Joe Zawinul: Stories Of The Danube
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 19th November 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Contemporary jazz from Joe Zawinul based on his grand orchestral version of one of the world's greatest rivers, conducted by Kristan Jarvi, plus, a performance from ...More
 
 
 
Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic Pulses
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 20th November 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
For the 10th anniversary of Stockhausen's death, Singcircle and some of the composer's closest associates perform two of his defining masterpieces....More
 
 
 
Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 22nd November 2017 - 7.30pm-10pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Esa-Pekka Salonen and Adrian Leaper conduct the ensemble in a performance of Esa-Pekka Salonen's LA Variations, and Mahler's Symphony No 5....More
 
 
 
Afro Celt Sound System
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st November 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music....More
 
 
 
Kayhan Kalhor, The Rembrandt Trio
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 29th September 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
A poetic collaboration blending traditional jazz, classical and Arabic music between the Iranian Kamancheh player and the jazz ensemble. With support from the Awj Trio....More
 
 
 
Nils Frahm
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 21st and 23rd February 2018 at 7.30pm & 24th February 2018 at 8pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The minimalist pianist and composer from Germany performs his latest works....More
 
 
 
Robert Glasper Experiment
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 16th November 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The American pianist is joined by his trio to perform his highly-acclaimed jazz material. Support from Gabriel Garzon-Montano....More
 
 
 
Yakaza Ensemble
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 11th November 2017 - 6pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The ensemble performs a mixture of contemporary and ancient sounds using both traditional and Western instruments....More
 
 
 
Laura Perrudin
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 19th November 2017 - 6pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The singer and harpist performs harmonious compositions....More
 
 
 
An Evening With Pat Metheny: Jazz Masters Series
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 10th November 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The virtuoso American guitarist plays fusion jazz with his new ensemble comprising of Antonio Sanchez, Gwilym Simcock and Linda Oh....More
 
 
 
Christoph Irniger - Pilgrim
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 18th November 2017 - 6pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The Swiss five-piece perform enthusiast jazz compositions....More
 
 
 
Efterglow
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 19th November 2017 - 2pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Estonia's Erki Parnoja performs mellow impressionistic sounds, creating a soundtrack to an imaginary movie....More
 
 
 
Heavy Beauty
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 19th November 2017 - 3pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Estonian guitarist Jaak Sooaar and Lithuanian bass saxophonist Liudas Mockunas perform a mash-up of Baltic improv and metal....More
 
 
 
Jeff Tweedy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 3rd February 2018 - 8pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the singer and guitarist of the band Wilco, performs his solo alt country-rock material....More
 
 
 
Bilal Karaman
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 11th November 2017 - 5pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The guitarist performs jazz compositions which reflects the qualities of the modern Turkish jazz scene....More
 
 
 
Jim Jarmusch Revisited
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st September 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Mulatu 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....More
 
 
 
Macbeth
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th to 8th Oct 2017 - Various Times
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
The Ninagawa production transposes the Shakespeare tragedy to the action to a 16th-century samurai world....More
 
 
 
Suckerpunch Boom Suite
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 29th and Saturday 30th September 2017 - 8pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
Nitrobeat's experimental pieces, set to a soundtrack of free jazz, hip-hop, electronic and psychedelic funk played by a live band....More
 
 
 
Spacebomb Revue
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 6th October 2017 - 7.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | At Barbican Art Gallery
A showcase of artists from the record company, plus appearances by Natalie Prass, Slow Club, Mike Scott, Bedouine, Cocoon, Georgie, Foxygen, Charlie Fink, Howard Ivans and ...More
 
 
 
 
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Jim Jarmusch Revisited
Concerts | Until 21st September 2017 

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Mulatu Astatke, Camille O'Sullivan, Alex Kapranos, Kirin J Callinan, Jolie Holland and more revisit musical highlights from the director's poetic ...More

Interlock: Friends Pictured Within
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Artist Jonathan Munro and musician Anna Meredith's multimedia installation exploring Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations....More

Less Than Thirteen
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

A large-scale projected artwork, which interprets the movement of Sir Simon Rattle conducting Elgar's Enigma Variations, reducing his form to ...More

Rattle
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2017 

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More

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

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

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

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

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

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 Art Gallery

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

How Were The Stars Formed' - Professor Joseph Silk FRS
Exhibitions | On 20th September 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Niall McDiarmid: Here And Now
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Photographic portraits of the people of London, taken over six years....More

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

Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

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