The Barbican


Barbican is Europe’s largest purpose built not-for-profit arts and events venue with space for 10-2,000 people in 19 different event spaces across the venue, offering a wealth of space for conferences, exhibitions, banquets and corporate entertainment both large and small.

Situated in the heart of the City of London amongst famous historical landmarks such as St Paul’s Cathedral it boasts excellent transport links to all major London airports, rail stations and has its own Underground station. From 2019, thanks to the opening of the Elizabeth Line, the Barbican will benefit from a direct link to Heathrow airport in under 35 minutes. There are over 1,500 hotel rooms within a 10 minute walk too ensuring that delegates and guests are staying only a short distance away.

With two world class concert halls, a theatre, two galleries and three cinemas, multiple unique and inspiring banqueting and reception spaces and a variety of flexible conference rooms the Barbican has a program of unrivalled variety with 2,500 events per year.

Created to support and contribute to the Barbican’s future success the Business Events team offer the complete event solution. Combining the ability to draw upon the wealth of resources available to a world class arts centre to create unique offerings such as corporate training and teambuilding programmes along with state of the art technical facilities, renowned catering and a wealth of event support available to bring together the Barbican’s expertise in three very different areas – the arts, creative learning and corporate business – to create a unique, all inclusive business events offering and an environment where people really do perform at their best!

barbican.org.uk/venue-hire