The Barbican Theatre in London offers an exciting international programme of theatre, dance and music, with regular talks and special festivals, often with the other venues at the Barbican.
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Silk StreetLondonEC2Y 8DS
- +44 (0)20 7628 3351
Nice cinema and bar with a Cote for pre/post cinema food.
The bar serves snacks and decent sandwiches and a reasonable selection of wine and some beers.
Decent selection of coffees too.
Bit of a concrete jungle, but pleasant enoughmore
I went to see the ballet for NYE. This is my 1st NYE @ the ballet & in London. I decided to purchase tickets at the last minute and feared no seats might be available but THEY WERE AVAILABLE!
I enjoyed myself. The ballerinas danced to music from "The Nutcracker" and they also performed to music inspired by "The Black Swan" & "The White Swan" The London Concert Orchestra did an amazing job....more
This is a review of The Barbican Theater (live stage), not the Barbican Cinema (the movie theatre). They are not the same space.
The Barbican is a grand, but newer theatre. It is not deep, but very high with multiple balconies. The orchestra seats we had were more like a half back couch with arms. So roomy and comfortable. The sound system is excellent and moves you to your gut. That's oh so...more
I spent 3 days in row here (waiting for hours for day tickets included).
The staff is absolutly friendly and helpful.
Since the theatre is at the Barbican Center we caould wait in the inside. Toiletts, coffeeshops etc are present.
The Theatre is huge. But even if you just get the cheap day tickets (10 Pounds each) you get an amazing view!!!! So it's really worth it.
Just the space for your...more
I like the Barbican cinema its a good option for a more discerning movie goer. They have various seasons of films here that cater for those who would rather take in a bit more culture than the average multiplex can provide. I went to see a silent German horror from 1919 called The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari which included live piano music from 2 pianists who I am reliably informed are the leading...more