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York Barbican

Live Entertainment

Paragon Street, York, YO10 4NT

Tel: 0203 356 5441

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York Barbican


York Barbican is the largest entertainments venue in the city of York. 

Since reopening its doors in 2011, the venue has hosted some of the biggest names in music, comedy and live entertainment such as Little Mix, Ricky Gervais, Morrissey and many more.
With a diverse line-up of events that takes advantage of venue’s 1500 seated and 1900 seating capacities, York Barbican also is the host of the yearly UK Snooker Championships, one of the sport’s most prestigious triple-crown event.
In addition to its role as a live entertainment venue, York Barbican is also an important part of York’s business tourism offer, hosting a range of corporate events from large conferences and award ceremonies, to smaller meetings and private events.

Click HERE to discover upcoming events at York Barbican.

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Opening Times

* Monday - Friday: 10am - 2pm (From 5pm On Show Nights)



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge) - Booking Fees May Apply When Purchasing Tickets


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome - Under 14s Must Be Accompanied By An Adult


  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bar area
  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Property Facilities

  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Road Directions

Located just outside the city walls on Paragon Street, close to Walmgate Bar and within walking distance of the city centre.

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