The Barbican exists to inspire people to discover and love the arts. A world-class arts and learning organisation, the Barbican pushes the boundaries of all major art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts. Over 1.1 million people attend Barbican events every year alongside hundreds of artists and performers from across the globe, while their creative learning programme underpins everything they do.
The City of London Corporation is the owner, founder and principal funder of the Barbican Centre.
The Barbican is within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Barbican, St Paul’s and Moorgate. To plan your journey and for up to date travel information, visit the TfL website.
The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon.
Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street. The Barbican is easily accessible by bus from around the city; plan your journey using the TfL Interactive Bus Map
The Barbican is clearly sign-posted and has four car parks on Beech Street and Silk Street.