The Barbican is a multifaceted performing arts centre based in Barbican, London, and is the largest cultural centre of its kind in Europe. The Barbican is home to two theatres, two art galleries, three cinemas, a library, three restaurants, and a conservatory. The Barbican is home to the London Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. It is also the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) London base. The Barbican presents theatre from leading companies and emerging artists across a variety of theatrical genres and disciplines.