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The BiteLondon
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS
TfL Fare Zone 1


The visitor might think that ‘The Bite’ is the name of somewhere to eat but in fact it is an acronym standing for Barbican International Theatre Events.

Throughout the year The Bite showcases new theatre and dance productions by artists, companies and producers from all over the world.

If you are looking for fresh new work that hovers on the very edges of classification, this is the place. The productions marry dance, theatre and music in unexpected ways, and explore what theatre can be.

Many successful artists have got their start at The Bite which is currently Artistically associated with Deborah Warner, Michael Clark Dance Company, Cheek by Jowl and Boy Blue Entertainment.

Tickets can be much cheaper than for West End productions and there is a wide programme of post-performance talks, debates and behind the scenes tours.

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Contact & Further Information
Getting There
To find the best way for getting to Southbank Centre, visit TfL Journey Planner, link above.
- By Underground
Barbican Station Circle   Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines

Exit the station and cross Aldersgate Street in front of you. Walk through the road tunnel (Beech Street) before taking the first turning right into Silk Street at the Chiswell Street intersection.

The Barbican is straight ahead of you. Alternatively, exit the station using the stairs to the first floor, crossing the road using the footbridge before following the signs to the Barbican.

Other close by Underground Stations are
Moorgate Station   Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City Lines
St Paul's Station    Central Line
Bank Station         Central, Circle and District and Docklands Light Railway
Liverpool Street    Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City Lines
- By Mainline Rail
The nearest rail stations are
Liverpool Street, Farringdon and Blackfriars Stations
Barbican, Moorgate and Cannon Street Stations
- City Thameslink services
- By Bus
Route No. 153 stops outside the Barbican in Silk Street. Starting from outside Liverpool Street Station, it runs daily to the Barbican, Angel and Finsbury Park.
Running close to the Barbican are Bus routes Nos. 8, 11, 23, 26, 35, 42, 43, 47, 48, 55, 56, 76,78, 100, 133, 141, 149, 172, 214, 242, 243, 271, 344.
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