Do you enjoy playing bridge? If so, do come along to the Barbican Bridge Club’s duplicate evenings, which are held on the first Monday of the month (or second Monday if the first is a Bank Holiday) from 7pm to 10pm. We meet in the Lilac Room, 02 level of Seddon House.  New participants are always welcome. We charge £1 a head to cover cost of cards etc. and this has to be the best value one can get in the Barbican!  For further information please ring Karolin Arnott on 020 7588 2668.


Why struggle on your own? Need help with your computer, install software, learn/improve surfing the net, word processing, spreadsheets, database, power point presentations, etc … Help is just a phone call away: 7638 4249


For a reliable and conscientious domestic cleaner who already cleans a number of Barbican apartments, call Claribel on 07949 768679. Light domestic cleaning and ironing undertaken. Also specialist cleaning of apartments pre- or post-occupancy.   References from existing Barbican clients available.


I am a secondary school teacher in a London state school and a new resident in Barbican.  I wish to offer my tutoring services in the following areas:  KS3 Maths (good with slow learners); Teaching ESOL (English to the Speakers of Other Languages), Bengali and Hindi (any age group); Creative art & craft work.  Please contact me in the following email to find out in detail about the services and the timings. ashee12.211@lgflmail.org

*** NEW *** IONIC LEARNING: online Chemistry tuition. Personalised one-to-one support from a fully qualified and highly experienced teacher. Contact Erica on 07901766167 or ionic.learning@yahoo.com

Maths Tuition offered at all levels to include GCSE, IGCSE, AS and A2 in both Maths and Further Maths for Edexcel and MEI examining boards, by a recently retired maths teacher with over forty years teaching experience and an excellent track record of exam success. Modules include Pure Maths, Statistics and Mechanics.  Please contact Jenny on 07737395874 for more details.

Maths Tuition, by an Imperial College Graduate. 11+, 13+, GCSE and A-level Pure models 1,2, 3 and 4. Call Daryl-Rhys: 07906411358 or email: drt_@hotmail.co.uk

Korean teacher and Barbican resident – fully qualified in teaching Korean as a foreign language from basic to advanced covering grammar, composition, conversation, reading & comprehension – offers tuition. £20/hour offer to fellow Barbican neighbours – £30/hour other locations. Please contact Ken E K East. Mobile 07791 695 210

Languages for fun or business. If you want to brush up or start from scratch French, German, Italian (one to one or in group) just call 7638 4249

Highly qualified piano teacher available to give piano lessons in the Barbican. Telephone or text Alexander on 07929 095218

Singing Lessons with West End Professional Corinne Cowling (MMus, GSMD) for all ages and all levels online.  To book go to www.corinnecowling.com and click on ‘Sing With Corinne’ or email contact@corinnecowling.com


North Norfolk Coast. Beautifully renovated coach house with flint walled garden owned by Barbican residents. Located a few minutes from the beach in the picturesque village of Cley; perfect for both short breaks and holidays.  Visit www.manorcoachhousecley.co.uk or call us on 07957 331388.

La France Profonde – beautifully restored former mill house and barn for summer rents in the Lot valley. Private pool, large garden, sleeps 6 or 10. See www.moulindelatour.co.uk  or contact Hilarysunman@gmail.com , or call me on 07785 300862 for prices and availability.

Near Morzine/Portes du Soleil, France: luxury self-catering ski chalet with concierge service. Sleeps 12/14 in great comfort. Sauna, hot tub, log fire, books, games, antiques, fantastic views. See chaletgueret.com  or email info@chaletgueret.com for more details.

Marbella Holiday Apartment to Rent in Spain – Lovely two bedroom, two bathroom, apartment with terrace to rent on a beautiful urbanisation just 15 minutes walk from the beach. 4 swimming pools, 2 tennis courts, 2 paddle courts and onsite restaurant set in picturesque gardens. Close to both Marbella and Puerto Banus.  Discount for Barbican residents. For information please contact Louisadreja@yahoo.co.uk –  www.marbella-apartment-for-rent.com

French Riviera (Antibes/Juan-les-Pins), stylish modern two bedroomed apartment set in an exclusive small private development. Very tranquil setting, yet just a short walk from the beach, shops and all local amenities.  Attractive gardens and swimming pool.  Ideal base for exploring the Riviera (Nice, Cannes, hill villages, art galleries) or simply lazing by the beach.  Less than 30 minutes from Nice airport.  Owned by Barbican resident.  Please contact Andrew.kerr@btinternet.com for more information and pictures.


Accurate, professional and swift translation, editing and typing of general, business and technical documents (finance, legal, economic, marketing, computer…) (English, French, German, Italian, Dutch). Tel: 7638 4249


Beauty By Louisa. I am fully trained OPI manicurist and pedicurist living in the Barbican. I offer both manicures and pedicures, using all OPI products. Manicures £15, pedicures £25. Special offer for Barbican residents £5 off your first treatment. If you would like to book an appointment or have any questions please do get in touch at Louisadreja@yahoo.co.uk or on 07540 009 185. Instagram


Line Rental, Internet, Mobile phones, Electricity.  BEST VALUE recommended in Which Magazine..SAVINGS ;- more great value services you take the more you save.  SIMPLICITY;- Helping you keep track of your utility spend with one monthly bill.  SERVICE;- Award winning customer service. Well established, on the London Stock Exchange.Jill Smith Mobile 07932140800 – Working with The Utility Warehouse since 1998.- jillsmith@go-plus.net.  Web site: www.utilitywarehouse.org.uk/jillysmith