There will be no storage facilities for such items within the venue and it will be left to the patron to find a temporary facility to hold the said item. The venue will not be responsible for late admission or non-admission as a result of this policy.
After tragic recent events, we have heightened our security at York Barbican. No backpacks, holdalls, suitcases and other materials identified on the list of prohibited items below will be admitted into the venue. The patron will be refused entry if they attempt to enter the venue with the prohibited item.
Backpacks, holdalls, luggage, computer bags and cushions*
Glass, cans, aluminium bottles or thermoses of any kind including any liquid products which can be consumed*
Flammable liquids in any container
Video cameras and professional cameras
Laptop computers, Ipads and Go Pro’s
Knives or weapons of any kind
Illegal drugs or substances
Signs, banners or flags on poles, staffs or selfie sticks
Animals (except service animals to aid persons with disabilities)
Air horns, whistles, cowbells or other noise-making distractions
Projectiles (Frisbees, beach balls, footballs etc)
Aerosol cans (hairspray, mace pepper spray etc)
Fireworks, confetti or glitter bombs or sprays
Use of wheeled footwear, skateboards
Masks and helmets
Large studs and chains
Anything else which we deem to ruin the enjoyment or viewing experience of others
All entry constitutes consent to search.
* Exceptions will be made for those with medical requirements and/or special needs
Patrons with accessible and medical requirements/equipment will be considered on an individual basis but encouraged to contact the venue in advance for ease of entry.
Whilst we cannot comment on specific security measures, guests attending shows should arrive in good time to clear venue security.
Please be assured that your safety is our absolute and number one priority.
Thankyou for your patience and co-operation.