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The Women’s Equality Party presents:

The Women’s Equality Party

Saturday 18th April @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri, 10th Apr, 2015
The Women's Equality Party

Equality for women isn’t a women’s issue. When women fulfill their potential, everyone benefits. Equality means better politics, a more vibrant economy, a workforce that draws on the talents of the whole population and a society at ease with itself.

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Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Through a Looking Glass

Sunday 19th April @ 10:00 am - Sunday 26th April @ 5:00 pm
Tue, 31st Mar, 2015
Melanie Hodge

An exhibition of reverse oil paintings on glass by Melanie Hodge Opening Evening, 18 April 2015, 6pm. All welcome. Introduced to the Croatian Naive tradition of reverse oil painting on glass by today’s Naive Masters, British-American artist, Melanie Hodge has taken this unique and little known technique and made it completely her own, transforming plain, […]

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Sunday Assembly presents:

Sunday Assembly

Sunday 19th April @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon, 24th Nov, 2014
Sunday Assembly - community event

Come along to sing songs, hear talks, share tea and cake and enjoy community with 400 others. It’s for everyone who wants to live better, help often and wonder more.

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£0.00 - £3.00

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

William Lane Craig’s Eight Reasons for God – Refuted

Sunday 19th April @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon, 23rd Mar, 2015
Norman Bacrac

In 2014, the American Christian apologist W.L. Craig set out his eight reasons for belief in God in the bi-monthly magazine Philosophy Now, issue 99. In this talk, the validity of these eight reasons will be critically examined by atheist Norman Bacrac. Also assessed will be the morality of a God who seems to require us to have the logically impossible faculty of libertarianfree will.

£5

The Conway Collective presents:

Spiritualists

Sunday 19th April @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sun, 1st Feb, 2015
Spiritualists - Conway Collective

A rehearsed reading of a new play loosely based on the Rochester Rappers, written by Anne-Sophie Marie. In the years preceding the American Civil War, a young spiritualist medium struggles with her profession, her beliefs and her powers. Margaret and her two sisters earn a living through séances, passing for the real thing by using various […]

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£0.00 - £10.00

Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Rautio Trio

Sunday 19th April @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue, 17th Mar, 2015
Rautio Trio

Jane Gordon – violin
Victoria Simonsen – cello
Jan Rautio – piano

Brahms: Trio No.2 in C Op.87
Rautio: Trio world première
Ravel: Trio in A minor

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£130.00 - £190.00

Lingua Diversa Group presents:

Language courses in Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese and German

Monday 20th April @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tue, 31st Mar, 2015
Language classes at Conway Hall

The Lingua Diversa Group was founded by Esther and Lucio in 2002. They run lunchtime and evening courses from beginner to advanced level in Spanish, Italian, French, German and Brazilian-Portuguese. The next term will start week beginning 20 April and last for 10 consecutive weeks.

Classes run 12:00 – 13:00 / 18:00 – 19:30 / 19:35 – 21:05.

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£10 - £12

New Statesman presents:

How to Solve a Problem Like the Rich?

Tuesday 21st April @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu, 16th Apr, 2015
Problem like the rich

Join the New Statesman for a lively debate.

Free

The Central London Humanist Group presents:

Do Humanists need to be more Outspoken on Islam and Sharia?

Wednesday 22nd April @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu, 26th Feb, 2015
Charlie Klendjian

Charlie Klendjian is a commercial lawyer and the Secretary of the Lawyers’ Secular Society. The LSS is a group of lawyers, law students and legal professionals, both religious and non-religious, which campaigns for state neutrality towards religion and equality before the law for people of all faiths and none.

Action for Happiness presents:

Beyond Happiness – with Anthony Seldon

Wednesday 22nd April @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue, 7th Apr, 2015
Anthony Seldon

Join us for an inspiring evening with Anthony Seldon as he shares practical ideas for living a more joyful and fulfilling life.

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Venue Hire

Venue Hire: Main Hall

With a capacity of 400 spread over balcony and floor seating, our Main Hall retains its period features and is internationally renowned for its excellent acoustics.

Brockway Room - room hire in central London

The Brockway Room has a capacity of 70 and is ideal for meetings, lectures, and even exhibitions.

Bertrand Russell Room - room hire

The Bertrand Russell Room has a capacity of 35 and is perfect for auditions, rehearsals and meetings alike.

Venue and room hire in central London

Our Foyer and a further suite of three additional rooms, with capacities between 8 and 35, fulfils our complement of discreet hireable spaces.

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Library

The largest and most comprehensive humanist research resource in the UK, our Library and archives are open to all.

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Conway Hall’s library and archives contain a wealth of historical texts, artworks, music and other printed materials.

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Experience the Library as if you were here!

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See the amazing gems from our archives. An 18 month collaborative project between the Bishopsgate Institute and Conway Hall.

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A reference Library open to all. Whether you’re a dedicated researcher or just curious, come and browse our shelves.

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You can search both our books and archives online via our catalogue.

London Thinks

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

London Thinks – Buying and Selling Sex: the Big Debate

Wednesday 13th May @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat, 28th Mar, 2015
Speakers

‘Sex work’ is work. Prostitution is violence against women. These two sentences encapsulate the polarised and often bitter feminist debate over the buying and selling of sex. So what can the two sides agree on?

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Ethical Record

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3. The Lucifer Effect

Posted on: Fri, 17th Apr, 2015
Estimated reading time: 11 minutes
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2. Other People

Posted on: Fri, 10th Apr, 2015
Estimated reading time: 12 minutes

London Thinks: How to Topple a Dictator

Posted on: Fri, 10th Apr, 2015
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Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss – An Evening With The Unbelievers

Posted on: Sun, 5th Apr, 2015
Lecture date: Thu, 23rd Oct, 2014
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London Thinks: The Rise of UKIP

Posted on: Thu, 2nd Apr, 2015
Lecture date: Thu, 19th Mar, 2015
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London Thinks: A Scientist, an Atheist Biblical Scholar and a Vicar Walk into an Ethical Society

Posted on: Thu, 2nd Apr, 2015
Lecture date: Thu, 22nd Jan, 2015
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All change: Religion & Belief in Britain
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All change: Religion & Belief in Britain

Posted on: Mon, 30th Mar, 2015
Lecture date: Sun, 26th Apr, 2015
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Speaker: Jeremy Rodell
William Lane Craig’s Eight Reasons for God: Refuted
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William Lane Craig’s Eight Reasons for God: Refuted

Posted on: Mon, 30th Mar, 2015
Lecture date: Sun, 19th Apr, 2015
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Speaker: Norman Bacrac
Santayana
Lecture

Santayana as Social and Cultural Philosopher

Posted on: Mon, 30th Mar, 2015
Lecture date: Sun, 12th Apr, 2015
Estimated reading time: 1 minute
Speaker: Tom Rubens
The Anatomy of Modern Wars
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The Anatomy of Modern Wars

Posted on: Mon, 30th Mar, 2015
Lecture date: Sun, 29th Mar, 2015
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Speaker: John Edwards
Speaker: Vlaho Kojakovic
Speaker: Derek Gregory

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