The Barbican

  • Based on current Government advice, the Barbican is closed from Tuesday 17 March to safeguard public health. We apologise to the audiences and artists affected. Further details
    The Barbican is one of London’s most iconic buildings in the heart of the City and an incredible backdrop for all types of events, from meetings to elaborate weddings. If you are looking for a unique venue away from the hustle and bustle of the City, The Barbican Conservatory provides a botanical oasis famous for its cascading plants, high glass roof and tranquil fish pools making it a wonderful space to entertain guests.

  • Contact Information

    Address: Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
    Nearest Tube Stations: Barbican, Moorgate
    Telephone: 020 7101 0220

    Venue Spaces

    Special offer

    Book your drinks reception or dinner at the Barbican in April, May, June or July 2020 by 31 March and we will provide you with 20 bottles of complimentary Searcys Cuvee to enjoy on the day. T&Cs apply: Minimum numbers of 180 for summer packages, or minimum catering spend of £10,000 + VAT applies.

    Barbican Searcys Catering

    Spring Offer

    With Spring around the corner, we are celebrating by offering our clients a Day Delegate Rate from £59 + VAT per person for the months of March and April 2020. Minimum numbers apply and the offer is subject to availability. Speak to us today!

    Barbican Hall

    Barbican Hall

    With its superb technical resources, intelligent design and excellent acoustics, Barbican Hall is justifiably acknowledged as one of the country's finest auditoriums. (Capacity: up to 1,943)

    Barbican Theatre

    Barbican Theatre

    With acoustics geared to the requirements of international production companies, the Barbican Theatre is an ideal venue for conferences, awards ceremonies or private events. (Capacity: up to 1,156)

    Cinema 1

    Cinema 1

    Voted one of the most comfortable cinemas in London, Cinema 1 boasts state-of-the-art projection. (Capacity: up to 280)

    Cinemas 2 & 3

    Cinemas 2 & 3

    With fully integrated technical resources and a 'boutique movie theatre' feel, Cinemas 2 & 3 are the latest venue spaces available for hire at the Barbican. (Capacity: up to 153)

    Conservatory Terrace

    Conservatory Terrace

    High up under the glass roof of the Conservatory, up to 200 guests may be accommodated in this magical setting for drinks receptions or private dining. (Capacity: up to 200)

    FR A 1 - Barbican

    Frobisher Auditorium 1

    Frobisher Auditorium 1 is a mid-sized raked auditorium with fully-integrated stage lighting and two adaptable sound rigs. (Capacity: up to 246)

    Frobisher Auditorium 2

    Frobisher Auditorium 1 is a mid-sized raked auditorium with fully-integrated stage lighting and two adaptable sound rigs. (Capacity: up to 153)


    The spectacular Conservatory is a joy to discover, a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. (Capacity: up to 150)

    FR Boardroom

    Frobisher Boardroom

    Arrange meetings in minutes with the Barbican's concept boardroom. The Frobisher Boardroom is designed to provide everything you need for a successful, creative meeting. (Capacity: up to 20)

    Frobisher Rooms

    Frobisher Rooms

    The Frobisher Rooms are a suite of versatile conference and meeting rooms. (Capacity: up to 170)

    Garden Room

    Garden Room

    A stunning catering area with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Barbican Lakeside, St Giles Church and the cityscape of London. (Capacity: up to 300)


    Our Italian restaurant, Osteria, provides one of the best views in London as well intimate and elegant space perfect for parties and private dinners. (Capacity: up to 100)



    Our trendy burger restaurant, Bonfire, offers a great menu and unique place to dine and host events. (Capacity: up to 100)

  • If you are interested in booking the Barbican for your event or would like to find out more, please call on 020 7382 7043 or get in touch with our Exclusive Events team. Alternatively, find out more about our event spaces and restaurants in the links below.

  • Meeting rooms

  • conferences

  • christmas parties

  • summer parties

  • Private Dining

  • Weddings

  • Osteria

  • Bonfire

  • Prosecco Bar

  • Afternoon Tea

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