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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,
St Giles' April Newsletter
(A message from Katharine Rumens)
Services and events
We will be livestreaming the service this Sunday from 10am although those who feel able are very welcome to attend in person.
A View from St Giles
I now know about RSJs (rolled steel joists). Knock down just one wall to let in more light – a modest modification – and, before you can say knife, you’ll
What does my router do?
Many people wonder what a router actually does. They ask why their router is the size it is, why they need it (“Why can’t I just
The Cripplegate Institute
One enjoyment of being a pedestrian in London is that a leisurely walk gives one time to look around.
Coming out of Fortune Street Park and crossing Golden Lane next to
Coming of age
Christopher Makin reflects on how Barbican residents are consulted
An 18th birthday is always worth celebrating, so join me in toasting the coming of age of the Barbican residents' forum that
One Pesto At A Time
Just over a year ago, the pandemic hit us. It goes without saying that our lives changed dramatically as many of us have been through tough times, often separated from
Hello everyone! As I write this in February, it was uncertain as to how and when the country was easing out of lockdown, so I do hope that the falling
On a recent walk through the city, I made an impromptu visit to Fortune Park. A recent discovery for me, I have fallen a little bit in love with this
Sales and rentals holding up despite Covid
We keep on getting mixed messages from the media as to how property prices are holding up in the new lockdown, and in central