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A Barbican Parent’s advice on choosing schools...
Start early and take a good look before you select
This year has been a strange year for us all, including applying for secondary schools.
Yoga is usually several times a week in the St Vedast church hall in Foster Lane, St Paul’s. But Thurs lunchtime there’s a really nice outdoor session.
I attended Energy Yoga's
Eating the seasons with Adrien Giacchero!
Whenever I go to the supermarket, I am always surprised to see that the fruit and vegetable section looks almost the same in July and in
Janet Wells’ takes us online for her quarterly review of the Arts, Gallery and Museum scene.
The Royal Academy
David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020
23rd May -26th September 2021 Tues
Live safaris, everyday in your living room, during lockdown.
Editor’s Note: I know the founders and I wanted to share a little piece of Africa with you until the borders open
St Giles' in July
Here's a roundup of news and events at St Giles' in July.
Please click here to view the rota as a Word doc or here to view as a PDF.
This Thursday (tomorrow)
Return to property price growth?
All reports we are seeing suggest that there has been a flow of previous centre city residents seeking moves to the leafier suburbs, and further afield
Whose money is it anyway?
In this article I’m going to stray slightly, but not too far, from mainstream financial planning issues. I’ve discussed previously strategies for mitigating inheritance tax, whether
The streets are busier, the restaurants are re-opening and I am taking a wild stab that a large proportion of you will have received your second dose by now.
Student Ellen Tasker focuses on our Estate for her final year project.
I am a final year BA Photography student at the University of Westminster, my final major project ‘Utopia Complex’
Of Shadow and Light
Guildhall School’s pioneering BA (Hons) Performance & Creative Enterprise (PACE) programme was established in 2015 as a joint initiative between Guildhall and the Barbican with the aim of training visionary, socially engaged,
Culture Mile News
CREATIVE SPACES developing the spaces within Culture Mile, from public realm to meanwhile use
Play Packs in Beech Street
We’re planning a series of outdoor vinyls, celebrating Culture Mile’s Play Packs to appear
Enjoy GSMD FREE
Guildhall School of Music & Drama announces more events in free summer season
Guildhall School of Music & Drama is pleased to announce the remaining events in its summer season. A
St Giles' June
Please find below our June newsletter. From July it will be more of a bulletin but there's a lot to report at present. If you have anything fairly brief
A BFI funded feature film by Spanish director Chino Moya which has recently been released in UK cinemas as well as online platforms such as Amazon, iTunes etc.
The film has
The Charterhouse OPEN
Book a guided tour taking you through seven centuries of extraordinary history.
The Charterhouse Booking page
Also... Open Gardens Evenings are back!
29th June - 26th August 2021 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Three Open Gardens
On Wednesday 26th May at 7pm.
There will be a mix of films, talk and Q&A. with a selection of grantees and panelists.
7- 8pm via zoom.
Come, join in and ask questions
Lynne Williams to retire and step down
After nearly five years in post, Lynne Williams today announces that she plans to retire and will step down as Principal of Guildhall School
Bart's Concert 19th May
Jazz Singer Nishla Smith performs at 1pm at The Great Hall, Barts Heritage. This concert will have an in-person audience, following all social-distancing guidelines in place at the time of the event.
Discounted tickets now available for residents for the comedy gigs at the MOAT, on 2nd, 3rd and 4th July.
Barbican residents can use the code: 'RESIDENTOFFER' to purchase half-price tickets. There
This special online meeting is for all City residents to join. The session will offer you the chance to hear from senior Members and Officers at the City of London
St Giles' News
The Book Fair is open until (and including) Bank Holiday Monday 3 May. Nearly £2,000 raised so far thanks to the work of our dedicated volunteers .
Local Elections: St Giles'
A Poem for You
UNLOCKED UNLEASHED UNABATED
(by Natasha Anne Kelleher March 2021)
In 2019 we were living normal as can be
Then ominously came 2020
With it the deadly virus Covid 19
Yet spirits never
Cellist Margarita Balanas
Performance at 1pm, Wed, 28 April 2021 at The Great Hall, Barts Heritage.
*THIS CONCERT IS AN ONLINE-ONLY EVENT, WITH NO IN-PERSON AUDIENCE*
The 4th of twelve monthly free lunchtime concerts by CMF
Creative Freelancers Exchange
Culture Mile is hosting a series of online workshops & spaces of exchange for freelancers working in the creative and cultural industries to develop their skills, creative practice and wellbeing in our current situation.
Learn to Read Music
(Introduction to Music Theory - Barbican Library online event)
Have you always wondered what the dots mean? Mystified by time signatures? Starting from the beginning, we’ll explore the basic concepts of
St Giles’ Book Fair
Closed 15th 16th 17th.
Reopens Sunday 18th from 11.30am after Sunday Services.
Closed 22nd 23rd.
Making up for the closed days by (hopefully) opening until the end of the month.
Opening times from 11.00
This Spring, CULT VISION in Clerkenwell and The 67 York Street Gallery in Marylebone will simultaneously showcase a retrospective of the very best works by Polish Artist Tomas Cichecki also
Lockdown life zine
Maeve Cosovic is a resident and art director creating a zine about what life has been like for residents at the Barbican throughout the pandemic.
Want to be involved?
Answer these questions
Health in the City
Stephanie Ross updates us on the latest Health news in and around the Barbican.
Healthwatch update on our local health services and how to access up-to-date information by Gail Beer, Chair,