London serviced apartments a great option for the Barbican Centre

For anyone travelling to London to perform, work or enjoy their leisure time at the Barbican Centre in London, staying a London serviced apartment is a great option for accommodation. With a wide variety of different apartment options close to the centre and the a few stops on the tube away, a serviced apartment in London is a wonderful idea.

The Barbican Centre of Performing Arts is the biggest of its kind in Europe, and by ‘its kind’ I mean performing arts centre. It is located in the City of London right in the heart of London and was opened in 1982 by Queen Elizabeth herself after being built at a cost of £161 million as a gift from London to the country. As mentioned before, the Barbican is Europe’s largest multi-arts and conference venue and it hosts a diverse range of art, music, theatre, dance, film and creative learning events. Maybe it’s most famous tenants are the London Symphony Orchestra residing on the 6th floor of the building.

The Barbican comprises of a number of different buildings and venue centres. The largest is Barbican Hall with a capacity of just under 2000 people. This is where you will find the London symphony orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. There is also the Barbican Theatre with a capacity of just over 1000 and The Pit which is a 200 seat venue. As well as these venue there are 3 cinema screens with capacities around 200 people, a new free art gallery at The Curve as well as other informal performance spaces. At the Barbican you will also find 3 restaurants, 7 conference halls and 2 trade exhibition halls.

There is always loads of interesting and entertaining events taking place at the Barbican. Examples of upcoming events includes; Air as Architecture with Yuki Sumner, Hertfordshire Chorus: The Dream of Gerontius, The Tempest, and book signing with Douglas Woodward.

If you’re looking for accommodation in London close to the Barbican, then why not try Serviced City Pads who have a wide range of serviced apartment options available across various locations. The underground and bus network in London now so extensive, you can by several miles away but still only 10 minutes away from any location you need to be near in London. If you have never staying in a serviced apartment before then have a look at Serviced City Pads’ website at all the different London apartments you could get for your stay and get in touch to make a booking.