Events in and around Barbican

F Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)
B Pre-Booking required.

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

Sat 21st JanTower Bridge Engineering Tours B
Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes
Sun 22nd JanTower Bridge Engineering Tours B
Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes
Mon 23rd JanThe Rise and Fall of the Adelphi B
A talk on the Adelphi project, from its hopeful inception to its eventual demise.
Mon 23rd JanBritish Witchcraft Documentaries of the 1970's B
Gary Parsons will be discussing the documentaries made at the height of the British witchcraft revival in the early 1970's.
Tue 24th JanWhy do so many students want right-wing tabloids removed from campuses? F B
A panel discussion about whether campus campaigns against The Sun, Daily Mail and Express are justified
Thu 26th JanWorkshop: The Lloyd’s Marine Collection B
Join Assistant Librarian & Keeper of the Lloyd’s Marine Collection Jeanie Smith to explore tales of ships and shipwrecks using the resources in this historic collection.
Thu 26th JanA style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Art Deco B
Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Art Deco with Ian McInnes.
Thu 26th JanThe Spirits Of Crossbones Graveyard B
Oxford anthropologist Prof Sondra L Hausner looks at the historical practices of sex work, the relation of the Church to these professions, and their representation in the present,
Thu 26th JanIndustrial Light and Magic: Ghost in the Shell + Lapis B
A screening of the cult manga movie, followed by a 10 minute short early computer film.
Thu 26th JanLate Debate: Designing the Tube B
An evening of debates, talks and workshops, as well as a bar, live music and the Museum’s special Designology exhibition.
Sat 28th JanTower Bridge Engineering Tours B
Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes
Sun 29th JanTower Bridge Engineering Tours B
Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes
Wed 1st FebCitizen victims: household stuff and stock-in-trade F B
Join curator Hazel Forsyth as she explores the impact of the Great Fire on the daily lives of everyday Londoners.
Wed 1st FebAlice's Adventures In The Underground: Feed Your Head B
This event marks the opening of a three day exhibition hosted by the Horse Hospital, featuring John Coulthart's psychedelia-themed 'Alice' artwork, printed for the first time as (drug-free) blotter art.
Thu 2nd FebA style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Modernism in the 1930's B
Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Modernism in the 1930's with Alan Powers.

 

Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Fri 20th JanMonuments to Murder - Smithfield's bloody history
Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery, (Cost: £7)
Sat 21st JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sat 21st JanOpen day at the Kirkaldy Testing Museum
Occasional open day at the museum of materials testing, which dates back to Victorian times. (Cost: £5)
Sat 21st JanBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Sat 21st JanHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sun 22nd JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 22nd JanBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Tue 24th JanMansion House tours
Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: £7)
Tue 24th JanHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Tue 24th JanMansion House tours
A weekly guided tour of Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: 7)
Tue 24th JanSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Thu 26th JanHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Fri 27th JanMonuments to Murder - Smithfield's bloody history
Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery, (Cost: £7)
Sat 28th JanThe River Fleet (from Blackfriars To St Pancras) Guided Walking Tour With Author Paul Talling B
A guided walking tour of the lower part of the River Fleet's course, London's most well known lost river with Paul Talling, author of London's Lost Rivers
Sat 28th JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sat 28th JanBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Sat 28th JanHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sun 29th JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 29th JanBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Tue 31st JanMansion House tours
Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: £7)
Tue 31st JanHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Tue 31st JanMansion House tours
A weekly guided tour of Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: 7)
Tue 31st JanSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Wed 1st FebDr. Samuel Johnson Walks
Explore the 18th century London of the writer, critic and lexicographer, Dr Samuel Johnson. (Cost: £5)
Thu 2nd FebHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Fri 3rd FebMonuments to Murder - Smithfield's bloody history
Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery, (Cost: £7)

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Fri 20th JanUbuntu: sharing South Africa B
‘Ubuntu’ is a phrase widely used in southern Africa, meaning the ‘universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity’
Fri 20th JanCity, University of London Global Game Jam B
We are hosting a Global Game Jam site at City, University of London!Global Game Jam® (GGJ) is the world's largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world at physical locations
Sat 21st JanEdTech Augmented Reality Hackathon B
The EdTech AR Hackathon is an event in which small teams of developers, designers and AR enthusiasts will gather to challenge their skill against others as they develop an Augmented Reality (AR) exper
Mon 23rd JanThe Americas in a new age of discovery B
Jago Cooper, Head of the Americas at the British Museum, reveals some of his latest discoveries made during fieldwork on Isla de Mona in the Caribbean
Mon 23rd JanLondon Innovation Series B
London Innovation Series Future Cities Catapult & Amazon Web Services (AWS) are bringing top innovators together to work in London, on the future of UK cities and UK citizen services
Mon 23rd JanTeach KS3 Computing - registration of interest. Book to secure a place. Course will cost £160 B
On behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence Teach KS3 Computing - registration of interest
Mon 23rd JanLondon Innovation Series B
Future Cities Catapult, in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is bringing top innovators together to work in London, on the future of UK cities and UK citizen services
Tue 24th JanWomen in Tech Panel Talk B
Birkbeck Careers’ UpScale Programme is delighted to be hosting an inspiring panel talk around Women in Tech
Tue 24th JanInfrastructure Systems Competition Round 2 Briefing & Brokerage Event B
The Knowledge Transfer Network, in partnership with Innovate UK, will be hosting a series of events across the UK to discuss Round 2 of Innovate UK's Infrastructure Systems competition
Tue 24th JanLondon STEM Ambassadors Induction 24/01/2017 2.30-4.30pm B
This session will include: an introduction to the programme information about the range of activities you will have the chance to support; tips on how to work effectively with schools and young p
Tue 24th JanDefenx Private Investor Evening B
Defenx plc is hosting a Private Investor event which will include a company presentation discussing the milestones achieved in 2016 and growth plans for 2017, including a networking session with the m
Tue 24th JanDrones: The Next Game-changer for Development Aid? B
       Drones: The Next Game-changer for Development Aid? Tuesday 24 January 2016 6
Wed 25th JanEurope’s Crisis of Legitimacy: Governing by Rules and Ruling by Numbers in the Eurozone B
Speaker: Vivien A
Wed 25th JanGeiriau Gogs B
Poet Martin Daws celebrates Santes Dwynwen in a loving exploration of North Wales' landscape, culture and identity
Wed 25th Jan"What works at the nexus? Evidence, policy and the prospects for transdisciplinary research." B
You are warmly invited to the first CECAN seminar of 2017: "What works at the nexus? Evidence, policy and the prospects for transdisciplinary research," given by Professor James Wilsdon of the Univers
Wed 25th JanTourism and Social Justice B
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) considers tourism to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the world’s economy and a major driver of economic development
Wed 25th JanPolicy Idol 2017 – registration and heat allocation B
Do you want to change the world? Do you have an idea for policymakers? Do you think you can convince a group of policy experts in just three minutes? Policy Idol is an annual competition open to all
Wed 25th JanRANT Forum London - January B
We're returning in January for our first event of the 2017 calendar
Thu 26th JanNephos Defined: The Next Generation Datacenter Breakfast Roundtable B
Data is the new oil!  With unstructured data being generated at exponential levels, the way people store, share and use this data is changing too BUT when you look in most datacenters the technology
Thu 26th JanBringing Big Data to Life; adding the psychological perspective B
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures who have full control in our decisions: We absorb information, weigh it carefully, and make thoughtful decisions
Thu 26th JanMuslamic Makers: MedTech Special: In conversation with Dr Asif CEO and founder of Medshr B
          For this years first in conversation event we'll be joined by Dr Asif Qasim the CEO and Founder of Medshr to talk about healthtech and Medshr - the medical network for doctors to s
Thu 26th JanAccessibility Hack B
Free two-part event
Thu 26th JanBringing Big Data to Life; adding the psychological perspective B
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures who have full control in our decisions: We absorb information, weigh it carefully, and make thoughtful decisions
Thu 26th JanTalking and Touring at Makerversity B
Come and find out what Makerversity is all about
Fri 27th JanFriday lunchtime lecture: Can open beneficial ownership data help curb corruption? B
Friday lunchtime lectures are for everyone and are free to attend
Sun 29th JanHooked On Events Presents: London Wwe Royal Rumble 2017 Viewing Party (early Bird) B
We are back at Walkabout Temple on January 29th for our 5th annual Royal Rumble party
Mon 30th JanAgri-Tech Challenge Workshop B
This event, organised by the Satellite Applications Catapult and Knowledge Transfer Network, will bring together key UK space industry stakeholders to review a draft roadmap which sets out the necessa
Mon 30th JanEmpowerHack Meetup #1 2017 B
What does EmpowerHack's 2017 look like? Come find out! We’re kicking off the New Year with our bi-monthly meetups for our EmpowerHack family and everyone interested in the intersection of technol
Mon 30th JanJAG 2017 B
South London JAG Meeting, Monday 30th January 2017 at the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Tue 31st JanAdapt Meetup London B
Adapt is a free and easy to use e-learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content using the award-winning Adapt developer framework

 

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