Barbican Centre

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The Barbican, Europe's largest arts conference centre, is situated in the heart of London's financial district. Combining state-of-the-art conference facilities with a historical setting ...


Diversity - challenge your imagination. Conferences for thousands, parties and dinners for hundreds, and meetings for 300 to 10.

Location - Barbican Centre is situated right in the heart of London’s financial district - known as the famous Square Mile. Located just 10 minutes from St Pancras station for Eurostar connections and London City Aiport under 30 minutes away!

Pricing – our pricing is inclusive with no hidden extras.

Sustainability – our award winning environment and sustainability is something we are proud to share.

Personal experience - every client is assigned a dedicated Event Manager & Technician to coordinate event requirements.

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Room layouts

Room Style Capacity
Barbican Hall
Tiered 1,943
Theatre 1,943
Barbican Theatre
Tiered 1,156
Theatre 1,156
Cinema 1
Tiered 280
Theatre 280
Cinema 2
Tiered 246
Theatre 246
Cinema 3
Tiered 153
Theatre 153
Conference Rooms (x 1 unlinked) (72m² / 774.72ft²)
Reception 50
Round Tabled 36
Cabaret 24
Classroom 24
Boardroom 16
Theatre 50
Hollow Square 24
U Shaped 20
Conference Rooms (x 2 - Linked) Conference Suites (144m² / 1,549.44ft²)
Reception 120
Round Tabled 56
Cabaret 56
Classroom 60
Boardroom 32
Theatre 110
Hollow Square 48
U Shaped 44
Conference Suites (x 3 - Linked) (216m² / 2,324.16ft²)
Reception 175
Round Tabled 96
Cabaret 96
Classroom 100
Theatre 170
Conservatory (94m² / 1,011.44ft²)
Reception 150
Conservatory Terrace (326m² / 3,507.76ft²)
Reception 200
Exhibition Hall 1 (4,103m² / 44,148.28ft²)
Exhibition 2,000
Exhibition Hall 2 (3,813m² / 41,027.88ft²)
Exhibition 2,000
Fountain Room
Reception 120
Theatre 65
Garden Room (316m² / 3,400.16ft²)
Reception 350
Banqueting 280
Ground Floor Foyer
Reception 1,500
Banqueting 700
Prompt Corner
Reception 120
Theatre 65
VIP Room
Theatre 40


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Hearing loop system
Information available in audio format
Information available in braille
Information available in large print
Menus available in large print
Visual alarm system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff available twenty four hours
Staff disability awareness trained
Wheelchairs available at additional cost
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Ramps from parking area to entrance
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Steps from parking area to entrance
Steps with handrails to entrance
Temporary ramps available
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Level access, ramp or lift to garden
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Portable chip and pin machines
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Designated disabled parking available within fifty metres of main entrance
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Public car park available within two hundred metres of main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
All routes suitable for pushchairs or prams
Lift buttons with raised numbers or letters
Lift with spoken announcements on arrival at each floor
Ramps with handrail within building
Ramps within building
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Public toilets
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Food shop
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Private Dining
Theatre menu
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Licenced for civil marriages
Civil Partnership licence held
Raked or tiered seating offered
Trade vehicle access
Venue can display vehicles inside
Wedding service
General Facilities
Internet access
On-site coach parking
On site parking
Good views
Wi-Fi access
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Free entry

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Contact Details

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Silk Street
+44 (0)20 7638 8891
+44 (0)20 7382 7237

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As the official convention bureau for London, we offer free, impartial advice, guidance and support to event planners, associations and convention organisers.

Contact us directly if you are planning your event from outside the UK or working on behalf on an international client. We can help you and your delegates access the best that London has to offer.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7234 5833