Abracadabra Services

BUMPING SPACES How to get involved TACKLING ISOLATION: You should already have received a booklet through your letterbox. The Barbican Library are looking for people to share their thoughts and help develop ideas around Continue Reading BOOK UP FOR MARCH 10TH Equilibrium perform string quartets by historical and contemporary women composers. Imogen Holst - Phantasy Quartet Bethan Morgan-Williams - Double Double Caroline Shaw - Entr'acte Elizabeth Maconchy - String Quartet no.3 Equilibrium is a new ensemble dedicated Continue Reading SHORT EATS on the Radio! We’re also going to be on Hoxton Radio this coming Thursday 25th Feb at 1030am, which is a bit surreal! Make sure to tune in on https://hoxtonradio.com/! Moving on to food. We’re Continue Reading Competition for Designers DIGITAL SERVICE POINT - OPEN CALL COMPETITION The competition seeks innovative and feasible design solutions for a modern, multifunctional Digital Service Point that will seamlessly blend existing street furniture and physical Continue Reading Integrity Centre New on the BA Discount Scheme: Boost your mental and physical health at our holistic wellbeing centre. We offer Group Yoga & Pilates Classes, Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy, Massage Therapy, Private Continue Reading Painting Rocks Resident Juliana Lottmann shares her new mindfulness project for a greater sense of togetherness in times of isolation. I feel that this crazy period of the past 10+ months of lockdowns, Continue Reading Putting your belly on Lockdown Barbican resident and owner of Short Eats gives her bitesize take on lockdown, life and food. There’s a lot going on right now, isn’t there? This Covid/lockdown/pandemic period has set into Continue Reading New Neighbourhood Policing The City of London Police recently launched a new policing model, which includes dedicated officers for certain areas of the City, one of which includes the Barbican.  Tom Keating explains Continue Reading Lockdown Landscaping An Instagram discovery led us to Bruce (and Fi) Robertson in Willoughby House who finally had the time with lockdown to discover some impressively green fingers! Despite having lived in the Continue Reading Swings and Roundabouts No, I’m not referencing the Barbican’s children’s play areas in the two gardens – one of which I can view out of my apartment windows - but the effects of Continue Reading Finance Planning ideas for the pandemic: some new, some not so new! When many of the marketing gurus made great play of this year being the year of “20 20 vision”, they Continue Reading Angler PLUS There can be no doubt that Angler is one of our best local restaurants.  Merely a stagger away atop the South Place Hotel (a few steps along from HSBC Moorgate), Continue Reading Afterthoughts Kevin Kiernan has been rummaging around the Museum of London archives during lockdown and has found a Saxon script depicting events exactly 1600 years ago. 420 AD. It was a freezing Continue Reading Looking Forward Last December I fronted the magazine with the heading “2020 Vision” (ironically), but, despite everything 2020 has brought with it, at least we can close out the year with some Continue Reading Insight © Janet Wells 2020 Janet Wells’ takes us online for her quarterly review of the Arts, Gallery and Museum scene As I get this together for the Editor’s Continue Reading Theatre Preview Gary Donaldson looks with optimism to end the second lockdown! As we head out of lockdown for a second time (assuming the restrictions were relaxed on December 2), I am very Continue Reading "The Magic of Opera" GS Wines are pleased to announce that their concert 'The Magic of Opera 2020' has been rescheduled to take place at St Mary's Church Putney on Wednesday 16th December at 5:30 Continue Reading Residents re-open the West End! Barbican Residents Julie Clare and Alex Pearson are producing a show called Private Peaceful based on the book by Michael Morpurgo. It will be the first play to open in Continue Reading New City Wellbeing Centre We have a new wellbeing centre in the City of London. The new site, backed by £451,000 from the City of London Corporation, offers counselling and psychotherapy for workers in the Continue Reading The Great Chamber renaissance Revealing the newly refurbished and renovated Great Chamber at the Charterhouse The Charterhouse, the seven-acre historic site on the edge of the City of London, is delighted to announce the completion Continue Reading Hiver honey IPA beers Hiver sources raw honey from independent British beekeepers and creates proper honey IPA beers.  “The ethos of sourcing ‘all-British' became as important as the strive for a natural and quality Continue Reading Le Café du Marché reopens One of our favourite restaurants close to the Barbican, Le Café du Marché , has announced it is due to open on October 1st, but with a slightly limited service.  Tucked away Continue Reading Paternoster Chophouse relocation D&D London, which owns and operates restaurants in London, Leeds, Manchester, Paris and New York and the 80 bedroom South Place Hotel close to the Barbican, which is the location of Continue Reading Counting our blessings At least once a day, I find myself feeling very grateful to be living in our Barbican community.  It could be when I’m collecting a parcel from the car park Continue Reading Personal Finance Further thoughts for the pandemic season In my last article I shared some observations about managing cash deposits and investments in this period of uncertainty resulting from the global pandemic. Whilst Continue Reading Insight Arts Review Janet Wells’ teases us back into the Arts, Gallery and Museum scene Easing out of Lockdown: There were exhibitions that I’d planned to see in the Spring; then we had Lockdown:   However, Continue Reading CULT VISION X MAMIMU: ‘BARBICAN GEOMETRICS’ This Autumn, a bright and bold installation will be bringing optimism to the area of the famous Brutalist London landmark: The Barbican. Japanese Artist MAMIMU has discovered the joy and Continue Reading Eating for Health Edited by Stephanie Ross with content by Catherine Sharman, Nutritional therapist and Chef/Co-Founder Après Food Co Ltd, 72 St John Street, Farringdon, EC1M 4DT www.apresfood.com (online ordering available of Après Continue Reading Insight Arts Review Janet Wells’ takes us online for her quarterly review of the Arts, Gallery and Museum scene As we are in an extended period of Lockdown; I have been looking around to  Continue Reading Personal Finance The New Normal In my last article I wrote about the pros and cons of about managing your own planning and investment strategy. I was aiming to return to the theme Continue Reading
Barbican Life Online2021-02-27T18:44:01+00:00
AW Childs Valuations
Frank Harris & Co
Abracadabra Services

BUMPING SPACES

How to get involved TACKLING ISOLATION: You should already have received a booklet through your letterbox. The Barbican Library are looking for people to share their thoughts and help develop ideas around sparking new connections in our community. Please either: • Call, text or whatsapp them on 07898 912131 [...]

BOOK UP FOR MARCH 10TH

Equilibrium perform string quartets by historical and contemporary women composers. Imogen Holst - Phantasy Quartet Bethan Morgan-Williams - Double Double Caroline Shaw - Entr'acte Elizabeth Maconchy - String Quartet no.3 Equilibrium is a new ensemble dedicated to performing works by women composers in an attempt to redress the gender imbalance [...]

Integrity Centre

New on the BA Discount Scheme: Boost your mental and physical health at our holistic wellbeing centre. We offer Group Yoga & Pilates Classes, Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy, Massage Therapy, Private Yoga, and Private Pilates. In person treatments and online sessions - home visits available. Located at 25 Finsbury [...]

Painting Rocks

Resident Juliana Lottmann shares her new mindfulness project for a greater sense of togetherness in times of isolation. I feel that this crazy period of the past 10+ months of lockdowns, face masks, alcohol gel, 2m rule... have taken a huge toll on our communities. When sneezing leads to [...]

Lockdown Landscaping

An Instagram discovery led us to Bruce (and Fi) Robertson in Willoughby House who finally had the time with lockdown to discover some impressively green fingers! Despite having lived in the Barbican for three years, we had never had the time to properly cultivate our top floor bedroom balcony. [...]

Finance

Planning ideas for the pandemic: some new, some not so new! When many of the marketing gurus made great play of this year being the year of “20 20 vision”, they somewhat overestimated the optimism that would be associated with the 20 20 idea. With the benefit of hindsight, [...]

Angler PLUS

There can be no doubt that Angler is one of our best local restaurants.  Merely a stagger away atop the South Place Hotel (a few steps along from HSBC Moorgate), Angler has dazzled with its Michelin star quality for over 7 years and we have been lucky enough to [...]

Go to Top