Visitor Info: LSO St Luke's

LSO St Luke's is the Orchestra's music education centre and venue for hire on Old Street in London.

Before Your Visit

Booking Tickets

For most concerts, you can book tickets online in advance right up until the event start time. Please check you've received your PDF ticket by email, which will arrive from the Barbican.

For our Free Friday Lunchtime Concert, you do not need to reserve tickets or book in advance. Instead audience members can take their seats on a first-come first-served basis. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Getting to LSO St Luke's

Our address is:

LSO St Luke's
UBS and LSO Music Education Centre
161 Old Street
London EC1V 9NG

Administration: +44 20 7490 3939
Box Office: +44 20 7638 8891
Venue Hire: +44 20 7566 2871

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London Underground

The nearest Underground station is Old Street, on the Northern line (Bank branch). Take the left-hand ramp out of Subway 4 when leaving the station and walk straight ahead of you, west on Old Street - the spire of LSO St Luke's will be visible. LSO St Luke's is on the right hand (north) side of the street.

To plan your journey and for up to date travel information, visit the Transport for London (TfL) website.

National Rail

The nearest station is Old Street (for Great Northern services), but Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Blackfriars and City Thameslink are all within walking distance.


Services running to LSO St Luke's are 55, 243 (stop nearest to LSO St Luke's), 43, 76, 141, 205, 214, 271. We are easily accessible by bus from around the city.

Plan your journey using the TfL Interactive Bus Map.

Car parking

The nearest NCP parking is at the Barbican Centre. For full details please visit the Visitor info: Barbican page. There are occasionally disabled parking spaces available, but these must be booked in advance by calling LSO St Luke's on +44 20 7490 3939.


Our nearest TfL Bicycle Hire docking station is at Old Street tube station.

Plan your journey using the TfL Cycle Journey Planner.

During Your Visit

Your safety

All visitors are encouraged to wear a face covering in LSO St Luke's, unless exempt or under 12.

The Government guidance remains for those who test positive to stay at home for at least five full days. If you are unable to use your tickets because you are unwell or have test positive for Covid-19, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in order to arrange a credit or swap.

We have been granted the use of Society Of London Theatre & UK Theatre's 'See It Safely' mark. The mark certifies that we are complying with the latest Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety of our staff and audiences. 


LSO St Luke's is a fully accessible venue, with includes step-free access, with ramps in the churchyard outside the venue and an accessible lift inside. There is an accessible toilet on the lower floor, with lift access, and stewards on hand to help you throughout your visit. Seating is accessible for wheelchair users and their companions inside the Jerwood Hall.

Please visit this page or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at any point ahead of your visit to let us know more about how we can support you. 


Toilets, including accessible toilets, are available on the lower ground level. Staff will be there to direct you.

Please note there is no cloakroom or cafe at LSO St Luke's. There are plenty of options for pre- and post-show restaurants and bars in the Old Street area, at the Barbican, on Whitecross Street and towards Smithfield Market.

Concert programmes

For BBC Radio 3 concerts, printed programmes will be available on the day free of charge. You can also view a PDF of the programme online, or print at home, from 48 hours before the concert available from

For Free Friday Lunchtime Concerts, digital programmes are available and can be viewed on your device during the concert. Visit

Entrance of LSO St Luke's