The National Marine Aquarium was the first aquarium in the United Kingdom to be set up solely for the purpose of education, conservation and research. It remains Britain's foremost aquarium and in the six years it has been open it has attracted over two million visitors through its doors and thousands of enquiries by letter, telephone, fax and email.
The Barbican Theatre excels at enabling people to find a pathway to engage with and enjoy the arts in a friendly and supportive environment. It is experienced in providing a high quality arts provision which is constantly evolving in response to the needs and involvement of it's audiences.
Our mission statement is:
To offer as many people as possible, but especially the young, access to, participation in, and enjoyment of high quality artistic activity, without prejudice. This is practiced in the belief that such involvement cultivates, inspires and enthuses individuals and communities to explore and express needs and ideas, voice opinions, celebrate together and agitate to provoke social and cultural change.