Dance Venues Silk Street

The Barbican Theatre is a venue that hosts a variety of exhibitions as well as shows and performances.


Type of Performances
The Barbican is known for ‘All the Arts under one roof’ and comprises a concert hall, two theatres, three cinemas, 2 art galleries, a sculpture court, conservatory and public library, as well as three restaurants, private function rooms, conference suites, two exhibition halls and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Seating Capacity
It has the main theatre and the Pit – (200 seats).

Annual Seasons
BITE is their annual season of critically-acclaimed international dance, drama and music-theatre.

The Barbican was designed in the sixties, constructed in the seventies and was opened in 1982.

Barbican Centre
Silk Street

Booking Details
Box Office: Open 9am-8pm daily
Telephone: +44(0)20 7638 8891
For reservations and credit card bookings, £1.50 admin. charge for each transaction which includes the return of your tickets by first class post (if time permits)
send an email enquiry to the box office

Tube: Barbican/Moorgate on the Circle, Hammersmith, Metropolitan, Northern

Train: Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Barbican and Moorgate.

Bus: Routes 8 11 26 35 42 43 47 48 55 56 76 78 100 133 141 149 153 172 214 242 271 344 (7 days a week):4 243 (Mon – Sat); 21 23 25 501 505 521 (Mon – Fri).

The Barbican has four car parks, two off Beech Street (Westbound access only) and two off Silk Street near the main entrance.
Please allow yourself plenty of time to park,
if the car parks are full the nearest alternative is Aldersgate Street.

There is level signposted access from car parks 3 and 5.

For further information on car parking please call +44 (0) 20 7382 7083.

What’s On