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Graduation Venue Information

Your graduation ceremony is being held in the Concert Hall at the Barbican Centre on Silk Street in London. The Barbican is Europe’s largest multi-arts venue and is located between Barbican and Moorgate underground stations. It’s also close to Liverpool Street and Farringdon railway stations.

Key Facts

Concert Hall
The Barbican Centre
Silk Street

Local stations: Barbican, St. Paul’s and Moorgate


The Barbican Centre



By tube

The Barbican is within walking distance of a number of London underground stations, the closest being Barbican, St Paul’s and Moorgate. To plan your journey and for up-to-date travel information, visit the TfL website.

TfL website ➔

By rail

The nearest railway stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon.

By bus

Bus route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street. You can plan your journey using the TfL interactive bus map.

TfL Interactive Bus Map ➔

By car

The Barbican is clearly sign-posted and has four car parks on Beech Street and Silk Street.

Parking at the Barbican ➔

Further information on the venue can be found on the Barbican Centre website.

Barbican website ➔

The Barbican has a guide on their accessibility with key points of information, such as the location of lifts and accessible bathrooms.

Barbican accessibility information ➔

There is limited accessible parking at the venue which can be pre-booked on the Barbican website for Blue Badge holders.

Barbican accesible parking information ➔

Please note, balloons, banners, flags, luggage, pushchairs or any other large items are not permitted into the concert hall but can be checked into the cloakroom free of charge.


  • Waitrose (4 minute walk)
  • Boots (6 minute walk)
  • Tesco Express (7 minute walk)


  • Pret a Manger (6 minute walk)
  • Costa (13 minute walk)

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