Barbican to Host London International Animation Festival

Released on: October 18, 2012, 6:36 am
Industry: Travel

City centre theatre will present a showcase of the best international animation efforts from the past year, with website offering discounted hotels in London close by.

-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- This autumn, the Barbican Theatre presents the London International Animation Festival, which aims to bring together the very best in creative animation from the past 12 months. The LIAF – which runs from October 25 th until November 4th – will feature gala premieres, Q & A sessions with top directors, animators and voice artists, and workshops chaired by the very best in the business.

Every animation technique will be covered over the course of the ten-day programme. Among the highlights of the festival will be a special appearance from influential British artist Ralph Steadman, who debuts his new film ‘For No Good Reason'. LIAF centres around the Barbican Screen theatre, one of the city centre's most iconic venues.

Ticket prices for the huge range of events will be between £11.50 and £12.50, and are available via The website has also announced details of special discounts on hotels in London, so festival-goers looking for a cheap room near the Barbican are advised to visit their site.

Among the hotels offered, the Zetter, situated on Clerkenwell Road, is around a ten minute walk from the Barbican Centre. When booking through, the Zetter is offering a 71% discount on petite doubles, bringing the cost of a night's stay down to just £108.

The Thistle City Barbican Hotel is offering an 88% on double rooms, bringing the cost of a night's stay down to just £62. The Thistle is less than a fifteen minute walk from the LIAF.

The Montcalm at Brewery London City is less than a five minute walk from the Barbican, and is offering double rooms at an 83% discount, or from £208 per night. Both deals are available exclusively when booking through

Visit the site to find more information on the 2012 London International Animation Festival, other upcoming theatre events in the capital, and to find more discounted hotels in London.




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