Barbican Conservatory to consider for your next Sunday Walk

The Barbican Conservatory? Few know about the Barbican and even fewer know that the concrete jungle that was build in the 70's houses a hidden treasure; a glass-roofed, leafy sanctuary that features tropical plants and trees, birdlife and exotic fish. It's the second biggest Conservatory in London - and it's open to the public! As we are looking for plants for our new home, preferrably with that...

Scandinavian Pain and Ragnar Kjartansson at the Barbican Centre London

My husband shared excitingly that he had seen a new exhibition on at the Barbican centre called 'Scandinavian Pain'. I had to tell him that this was in fact not the sign for the exhibition, but part of it, as installation art. The Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson's new exhibition at the Barbican is set to surprise and intrigue you! So back to the sign my husband saw, now installed above the...

The Barbican London – a hidden gem for families and children

Whether you are trying to keep the kids busy for a low cost rainy afternoon, or planning something for a special treat, there’s something to satisfy every member of the family at the Barbican Centre in London. Nestled in-between tall concrete buildings in the heart of the financial district City of London, the Barbican is Europe's largest multi-arts and conference venue presenting a diverse...