Scroll back through photos

Barbican Centre

Scroll forward through photos
Venue price From £37 per person
Venue capacity 20 - 1989 people

Spaces at Barbican Centre


Venture up into a rooftop tropical forest of unique plant life for a beautiful and memorable time. The Conservatory at the Barbican is one of the most unusual, unique, and memorable venues in London for weddings. The space is a tropical utopia. Find love under the beautiful glass roof, and get married among 2000 species of tropical plants and above 100's of species of tropical fish. Embrace this lovely oasis hidden away inside the city of London. The Conservatory is licensed to host wedding and civil partnership ceremonies.


The Barbican Hall is the ultimate venue for larger conferences. This fixed seating arena has fantastic acoustics, tiered seating, superb technical resources, and beautiful lighting making it an excellent, professional and modern setting for a day conference for up to 1950 delegates. The sight lines are excellent, making it so everyone in the room has a wonderful view of the stage and whoever is on it. Air conditioning and cushioned seats ensures all guests will remain cool and comfortable throughout the duration of your event.


Whilst seating 1156 people, it is an unusually intimate space with no seat located more than 20 metres from the stage and excellent sight lines for all delegates. There is a dedicated personnel to help you get the most out of your experience of booking in the theatre. There is state-of-the-art audio visual equipment available for usage. A professional kitchen can provide catering by Searcys and Halal catering is available upon request. The Barbican Theatre is disabled accessible.


Recently refurbished and voted the most comfortable cinema in London, Cinema 1 boasts state of the art data and video projection supported by the Barbican's in-house technical team. A new feature in Cinema 1 is the ability to suit the room to the client's needs by colour washing the room with colours of their choosing. Cinema 1 is also the ideal venue for private film screenings, and can be combined with a dinner or drinks in the Garden Room and Conservatory.


Frobisher Auditorium 1 is located adjacent to the Frobisher Rooms, ensuring that both syndicate and catering areas are just a short walk away. Frobisher Auditorium 1 is the ideal venue for conferences, meetings and training days. On-site technical support is available. There is the ability to stage video conferencing and satellite links, offerings all the supplies needed to stage even the most demanding conferencing event. There are four simultaneous translation booths which include the service of a fully dedicated technician. There is full integrated stage lighting and sound rigs.


Frobisher Auditorium 2 comes complete with full technical support, lighting, sound, and presentation facilities. The raked seating makes for excellent sight lines and are complete with retractable writing tablets. For groups of 80 or more, Frobisher Auditorium 2 may be a suitable alternative to the conference suites. Frobisher Auditorium 2 is located on the Frobisher floor adjacent to 6 individual Frobisher rooms, a dedicated boardroom and our stunning catering areas. The auditorium has a dedicated technician and facilities for video and data projection.


The Frobisher rooms are ideal spaces for both smaller meetings and syndicate work, with 6 individual conference suites each seating up to 50 delegates in theatre style or 16 delegates in boardroom style. The suites are separated by removable sound proofed partitioning, allowing complete flexibility in combining these rooms to create larger flat floored spaces. When all partitioning are removed 2 large rooms accommodating up to 170 delegates in theatre style or 104 in classroom style each are created. There is a built in projector screen and a LCD projector to make giving presentations easy.


Need a fully equipped meeting space at short notice? Frobisher Boardroom is designed to provide everything you need for a successful, creative meeting. Spacious, dedicated boardroom with at its centre a versatile 'Congress' table flanked by comfortable leather armchairs. The table can be adapted to various configurations in minutes and allows presenters to choose a room layout totally appropriate to their needs. There is a projector screen, a LCD projector, and a fully integrated audio visual system to make giving presentations easy.


High up under the glass roof of the Centre, the Conservatory Terrace overlooks the tropical treetops of the Conservatory. This iconic London venue can host up to 200 guests may be accommodated in this magical setting for a either a drinks reception or private dining. There is a professional kitchen with in house catering by Searcys and Halal catering is available upon request. The Conservatory Terrace is a unique, unusual, and memorable location. Your guests will be talking about your event for months to come.

About Barbican Centre


The Barbican Centre was developed in the Brutalist style of architecture, like the infamous National Theatre. It is a performing arts centre, the largest of its kind in Europe. The Barbican Centre was built after Barbican Estate which is a housing complex situated in an area that was bombed heavily in WWII. The centre holds theatre performances, film screenings, music concerts, and art exhibitions. As well as being a world class arts venue, the Barbican Centre also boasts one it's very own tropical Conservatory, which is one of the most unusual venues in London for weddings.