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The next issue of Barbican Life will be published in March 2012 and advertisement copy should be sent, by mid-February to: Lawrence Williams, Barbican Life, 5 Brandon Mews, London EC2Y 8BE – or, preferably, be submitted by email to


Austrian countryside - close to Vienna. Renovated period cottage in quiet spa village in Burgenland. 2 bedroom, comfortable home. Ideal for walking, cycling, golf. Local public spa. Ideal to day trips to Vienna and Graz. Visit or call us on 0777 5728 256

Scottish Borders nr Peebles Converted grain store owned by sister of Barbican resident. Sleeps 4. Visit (Ishy 01896 830833)

North Norfolk Coast. Beautifully renovated coach house with flint walled garden owned by Barbican residents. Located a few minutes from the beach in the picturesque village of Cley; perfect for both short breaks and holidays. Visit or call us on 07957 331388.

Cinque Terre/Ligurian Riviera - Modernised flat in period house, historic centre Levanto, Italy. Some spring, autumn availability. One twin-bedded, one double bedroom, sitting room, modern kitchen and bathroom. Five minutes from safe, sandy beach or scenic Cinque Terre National Park. Good rail links. Fly Genoa or Pisa. Contact: 0207 588 6973 evenings.

PIANO TUITION Piano lessons offered by fully qualified (BMus, LRSM, PDipMus) Barbican-based teacher with over 20 years experience of teaching both children and adults of all levels. ABRSM Theory tuition up to Grade 5 also on offer - a pass guaranteed! Please call 020 7588 2909, or email

Piano lessons in the Barbican by highly experienced and qualified piano teacher. Member of EPTA (European Piano Teachers Association), enhanced CRB disclosure in place. All ages and levels welcome. If interested, please email or phone 07906309897

FLAT WANTED Wanted to buy: Large Studio flat facing south/west in the Barbican by former resident. Cash buyer. Mobile 07940497390

BARGAIN HEAL'S LEATHER SOFAS Must sell, because of downsizing, pair of dark chocolate brown two-seater leather sofas. Immaculate condition. Heal's 'Brighton' style, originally cost over £3,000, highest quality. £500 each ONO. 020 7588 6973, 07853 908961.

FRAMED PRINTS, PICTURE FRAMES An assortment of framed prints, framed pictures and picture frames, from quite large to very small. Free to good home - buyer collects. Come and see what we have. 020 7588 6973, 07853 908961.

YOGA INSTRUCTION – For one on one or small group sessions. To book a session or for all queries and questions contact Nicky Lowe: 07949484453 References available (including Barbican resident)

MATHS TUITION All ages, up to A-Level. Call Daryl-Rhys: 7628 9932 or email:

129 Aldersgate Street, EC1A 4JQ tel: 0207 253 3240 Opening times Monday to Saturday 12-3pm & 6-11.30pm Sunday 12 -7.30pm 53

MUSIC TUITION Professional cellist, MA graduate from the Juilliard School, teaching at home in the Barbican. Highly experienced, will take all ages and levels, including beginners. Please call Laura Isaacson 07917 375 955 or email

SINGING LESSONS AND VOICE COACHING Professional singer (GSMD graduate) and qualified singing teacher (teaching diploma from the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music) offers singing lessons and voice coaching in the Barbican. All ages and levels, beginners welcome. Please email or phone 07910587878.

DUPLICATE BRIDGE Do you enjoy playing bridge? If so, do come along to the Barbican Bridge Club's duplicate evenings, which are held on the first Monday of the month (or second Monday if the first is a Bank Holiday) from 7pm to 10pm. We meet in the Lilac Room, 02 level of Seddon House. New participants are always welcome and for beginners, or less experienced players, one of our members has kindly agreed to conduct lessons. We charge £1 a head to cover cost of cards etc. and this has to be the best value one can get in the Barbican!

For further information please ring Karolin Arnott on 020 7588 2668.

LANGUAGE TUITION French tuition: Friendly, professional tutor with over 15 years experience. Personalised lessons for all levels: beginners to advanced. One-to-one or small groups. I am based in the Barbican. References available. Please feel free to call Olivier on 07903 419 763 to discuss or email me:

Never too late to improve your French: I can help you with conversational French. Adults all levels. 10 years teaching experience.

Feel free to call me, Cathy, to discuss your needs on 077 608 22 302.

CARER AVAILABLE Experienced carer. Well known to Barbican residents, flexible working hours, short or long term care offered. Excellent references available, eminently trustworthy, reliable; very kind and sympathetic. Please contact Mary on 07958 203674

Vecchio Parioli Restaurant


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