Conferences at The Barbican

  • Conferences

    Inside one of the most iconic brutalist buildings in the world we have a range of spaces that can be hired for conferences, from our tiered auditoria to intimate private dining rooms for drinks receptions.


    Our convenient central London location and creative approach means your conference at the Barbican will be one to remember. With dramatic theatre halls, cosy cinemas and even an indoor rainforest, we will ensure your guests are always inspired and engaged.



  • Frobisher Auditorium 1

    Frobisher Auditorium 1 benefits from 4 simultaneous translation booths and includes the service of a dedicated technician. There is also fully-integrated stage lighting and two sound rigs which can be adapted to your specific requirements.


    The on-site technical support, combined with the capacity to stage video-conferencing and satellite links, offers organisers all the facilities and expertise needed to stage even the most demanding conferencing event.


    This space can comfortably accommodate 240 guests.

  • Frobisher Auditorium 2

    The Frobisher Auditorium 2 is a mid-sized auditorium with fully-integrated stage lighting and two adaptable sound rigs. This space includes a projector, projection screen, PA system, 3 cabled microphones and a dedicated technician.


    The raked seating has excellent sightlines for up to 150 guests, and all seats also have retractable writing tablets.

  • Cinema 1

    Voted one of the most comfortable cinemas in London, Cinema 1 boasts state-of-the-art projection supported by the in-house technical team. This space is perfect for presentations and conference.


    At the back of the auditorium is located the large projection and production booths, fully-integrated stage lighting and two sound rigs. As well as a projection screen, PA system and three cabled microphones.


    You can accommodate up to 280 guests in this comfortable conference space.

  • Barbican Hall

    The Barbican Hall is one of the UK’s finest venues for large conferences and events. Boasting state of the are technical facilities and excellent acoustics, this impressive space can hold as many as 1940 guests.


    State of the art lighting, sound and projectors will ensure your conference runs smoothly and professionally. You will also have support from the venues in house technical team, with four staff dedicated to this space.


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  • Key Features

    • Capacity 32 – 1,940 Guests
    • On-site Technicians
    • 5k HD projectors
    • PA Systems and Microphones
    • Video-conferencing
    • Wi-FI
    • Disabled Facilities
    • Car Parking
    • In-House Catering