• The Barbican Theatre, Plymouth
  • The Barbican Theatre, Plymouth

Plymouth: Barbican Theatre

Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, Plymouth, PL1 2NJ

Location

Barbican Theatre
Castle Street
50° 21' 58.6836" N, 4° 8' 6.594" W

The Barbican Theatre is a wonderful venue, with a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, that strives to create work that inspires, challenges, entertains and educates all at the same time. The Barbican believes that creativity belongs to everyone so aim to provide affordable theatre and dance performances that anyone can come to; both within the theatre itself and around the local community.

With over 30 years’ experience of creating and producing theatre and dance, The Barbican Theatre is a well-recognised venue that supports the development of artists and practitioners, and is a warm and friendly stop on our auditions tour.

Directions

By car

If you’re travelling from the West/ North West, take the A3064 to Camels Head. Once there, head southwest, turn right toward Third Ave, take the 1st right onto Third Ave, take the 1st left onto Ferndale Rd, take the 2nd left onto Weston Mill Dr/A3064, take the 1st left onto Wolseley Rd/A3064, go through 1 roundabout, slight right onto Outland Rd/A386, continue to follow A386, go through 1 roundabout, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Cobourg St/A374, turn right onto Charles St/A374, at the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Exeter St, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Kinterbury St, turn right onto Buckwell St, turn right onto Vauxhall St/B3240, continue to follow B3240, take the 2nd left onto Hoegate St, turn left onto Lambhay Hill, turn left onto Castle St, destination will be on the left. The theatre doesn’t have parking facilities but there is a 50 space car park around the corner from the theatre on Lambhay Hill.

If you’re travelling from the North, take the A386. Head south on Tavistock Rd/A386 toward Great Berry Rd, continue to follow A386, keep left to continue on Outland Rd/A386, continue to follow A386, go through 1 roundabout, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Cobourg St/A374, turn right onto Charles St/A374, at the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Exeter St, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Kinterbury St, turn right onto Buckwell St, turn right onto Vauxhall St/B3240, continue to follow B3240, take the 2nd left onto Hoegate St, turn left onto Lambhay Hill, turn left onto Castle St, destination will be on the left. The theatre doesn’t have parking facilities but there is a 50 space car park around the corner from the theatre on Lambhay Hill.

If you’re travelling from the East, take the A38.

Head west on The Pkwy/A38, take the A386 ramp to A374/City centre/Tavistock/Torpoint, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit, merge onto A386 via the ramp to A374/City Centre/Plymouth/Argyle/Torpoint/Seaport, keep left to continue on Outland Rd/A386, continue to follow A386, go through 1 roundabout, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Cobourg St/A374, turn right onto Charles St/A374, at the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Exeter St, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Kinterbury St, turn right onto Buckwell St, turn right onto Vauxhall St/B3240, continue to follow B3240, take the 2nd left onto Hoegate St, turn left onto Lambhay Hill, , turn left onto Castle St, destination will be on the left. The theatre doesn’t have parking facilities but there is a 50 space car park around the corner from the theatre on Lambhay Hill.

By bus

Take the bus towards Barbican. From here, the Theatre is signposted opposite the statue of the Prawn on the SW Coast Path, up a small alleyway.

By train

20 minute walk from Plymouth Station: As you leave the station, turn left onto North Rd E toward Glen Park Avenue. Take a slight right toward Royal Parade and take the stairs. Turn right toward Royal Parade and then cross Royal Parade.

Take a sharp left toward Notte Street, then turn right toward Notte Street and when you reach Notte Street turn left onto it. Turn right onto Hoegate Street, then turn left onto Lambhay Hill. Turn left onto Castle Street and the Barbican will be on your left.