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The Barbican Centre

The Barbican Centre


In addition to being a world-class arts centre, the Barbican Centre is also one of London’s leading conference venues, with extensive facilities and a reputation for high-quality service.

Barbican Centre
Silk Street


If you need a hotel room during the conference, please note that accommodation is NOT included in the registration price. We've compiled a list of hotels that are within a reasonable distance of the conference venue.

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to go to the Hotels page


The Barbican Centre is centrally located on the edge of the London’s financial district, and is within easy walking distance of several underground and overground train stations.

Getting to the Barbican Centre
By car, train, bus, or from London’s airports