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St Giles' Book Fair
The Book Fair will begin this Thursday 11 November and climax in combination with the Advent Fair on 28 November.
The Advent Fair on 28 November will feature stalls selling good
COLOURS OF MARLO X
Marlo is a London based print artist who loves to experiment with bold letters and vivid colours. Balancing humour with tenderness, their compositions shine a light on the importance of being
A View from St Giles
Ros Davies celebrates Thomas Fairchild, the forgotten father of the flower garden
The Barbican window boxes with their striking red geraniums are iconic. These balcony flower beds are home to a
Bottomless Banquet and Brunch at Gaucho Smithfield Tuesday 26th – Saturday 30th October
Enjoy some Halloween fun this year at Gaucho Smithfield - which has been transformed into a Halloween Forest until
THE LONDON CABARET CLUB SHAKES THE CAPITAL WITH LONDON NEVER DIES
Highly recommended, The London Cabaret Club has proved that London Never Dies with its Bond-inspired entertainment and dining experience, which
Interview with a Local
Erin Summers chats to fellow resident Asude Tarlaci about fun with spirits and her journey from Turkey to the Barbican Estate
After a successful article in the last edition of Barbican
For autumn, Gary Donaldson previews some of the theatrical and dance productions which are being put on in the Barbican’s theatres over the next few months.
As the combination of vaccines
INSIGHT Exhibition Review
*** Janet Wells’ review of the Arts, Gallery and Museum scene. ***
Barbican Arts Centre
Isamu Noguchi in Machu Picchu, Peru 1983. Photo by Michio Noguchi, Noguchi Museum
St Bartholomew’s Birthday (is coming up!)
900 years of mission, ministry and music
Great St Bartholomew’s is an ancient City of London parish neighbouring the Barbican with two churches: St Bartholomew the
Property Prices Stabilising
Lawrence Williams’ review of what’s happening in the Barbican’s property sales and lettings.
Contrary to early predictions, the coronavirus impact on property prices virtually around the country has seen some good
Barbican resident Sommelier, Erin Summers, recommends picks from the Bottle Return Scheme at Borough Wines
We are all guilty of relying on supermarket wine when it’s the easy option. But it’s
Sheep Drive Today!
Southwark Bridge – 26th September 2021, 10am to 4pm
AMANDA OWEN, THE YORKSHIRE SHEPHERDESS, WILL BE LEADING THE ANNUAL SHEEP DRIVE 2021!
Best-selling author of four books and star of Channel 5’s “Our Yorkshire Farm”, Amanda
Free lunch anyone?
In personal finance, one of the ways you might be introduced to a financial adviser is through a personal recommendation. Your best friend, or brother-in-law perhaps, has been dealing with
World Paella Day
At Guildhall Yard with cooking demonstrations and food stalls to tantalise your taste buds.
20 Sept 2021
off Gresham Street
Taking place globally, World Paella day will be celebrated from
Your September issue of the magazine is winging its way over the Estate right now. I must admit that it feels dystopian to be writing about all the great articles
Meeting on Thursday 16th September between 2pm – 4pm in which they will present the annual report, accounts, overview of work from the previous year and outlining plans for the
Wines and Much More Than Just Prosecco.
We Brits have been enjoying sparkling wines for centuries. However, until the 1960's, most sparkling wine, especially Champagne, tended to be beyond the means
Bend & Brunch
South Place Hotel this Sunday 29th August from 11am.
Includes a 45-minute yoga session at the hotel, and afterwards the yogis will make their way into the Secret Garden for a
Nuffield have created a special rate for Barbican residents £85 per month with code BARRES (standard presale rate is £99 per month).
Their presale suite is now open at 97 Aldersgate
Lights, Camera, ACTION!
Peter Savage goes on location.
The Barbican Estate has always been a popular place for film-makers, not only professionals but also for the producers and directors of the future. To break
FUELLING THE CREATIVE RENEWAL
Culture Mile and Cult Vision present an in-store exhibition of newly commissioned artwork included in the Culture & Commerce: ‘Fuelling the Creative Renewal’ Report.
Chaired by the Lord Mayor in partnership
Our own local IT guru, Ian Posner, gives us advice on alleviating slow internet problems.
Slow internet problems are probably the most frequent reason people contact me these days. The
Bags of Fun
Sign up to Tania Reynolds’ pilot project to turn the tap off on plastic waste into the oceans
Editor’s note: My modest attempt at still life with
LSO at the Library
This Saturday, July 31st, between 11-11.45am, Barbican Library will be hosting a performance given by a trio of London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) musicians: Naoko Keatley (violin), Anna Bastow (viola) and
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)