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Barbican Centre

Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS, England
+44 20 7638 8891
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Great place to see a concert

Comfortable seats, good sound and nice surroundings for a concert. Location is a bit difficult to... read more

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Su25bag
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Fairfax County, Virginia
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Finding the Barbican concert hall is very difficult. The area below the elevated complex is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The Barbican Centre is the largest multi-arts centre in Europe, featuring art, film, music, theatre, dance and education all under one roof and under one creative direction. There's a great choice of eating and drinking at the Barbican, with something to please every taste.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS, England
City of London
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Reviewed today

Comfortable seats, good sound and nice surroundings for a concert. Location is a bit difficult to find but it has great tube access. The performance hall is the highlight, since the rest of the venue is not at all pretty. But it’s all about the...More

Thank Su25bag
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Finding the Barbican concert hall is very difficult. The area below the elevated complex is desolate with major roads and tunnels. Lots of walking from the bus stop or underground so make sure exactly where you need to get to before you start out. On...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we went for matinee amazing was very helpful from staff really beautiful place very tranquel lots of things to do great mindfulness setting all in all looking forward to our next visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good venue starting with the guides who wonder the corridors and direct you to where you need to be - very polite and helpful. Concert hall was small but you have a great view from of the stage. Very good sound quality as well....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just do it. The guide was full of information that covered yes, architecture but also sociology, economics, politics, engineering, real estate, lifestyles...a total spectrum of ideas relating to a specific master planned community.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for a piano concert of Yuja Wang at the Barbican Hall. It is a nice complex, well maintained and worth seeing. The concert hall is pretty , of a moderate size, not too large, not to small. The bars are good, we...More

Thank Flower53_10
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there on Sat night to see an Evening with Boy Blue. We had good ( and hot ) coffee at the one of the coffee bars. Its a large complex and finding your way can be a little tricky, but seriously good concert...More

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked around this development to admire the use of space and architecture. Unfortunately we were in transit to somewhere else, so hope to have more time on another day to have a better look around. It is listed in the book 1001 Buildings you...More

Thank Lissel A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great day at The Barbican. Afternoon tea. Then Nils Lofgren concert in the evening. Had our tea at The Barbican Kitchen. Great place all round.

Thank SC499
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This time a bit more not so usual concert. A great composer and a great solo artist with mandolin. My 1st time mandolin.

Thank lochte
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Response from neil1066 | Reviewed this property |
Call them or visit the website
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Sara L
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Response from TR6-KID | Reviewed this property |
Pretty good, would go along with designman, also try and get front row seats if poss.
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