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Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Through a Looking Glass

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

An exhibition of reverse oil paintings on glass by Melanie Hodge 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, ordinary window panes into looking glasses that reflect […]

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£12 - £15

Guardian Live presents:

Sketching the Coalition

Tuesday 28th April @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sun, 19th Apr, 2015
Sketching the Coalition

Join the formidable Steve Bell and the Guardian’s political sketch writer, John Crace, and Zoe Williams for their final verdict on the Tory-Lib Dem Coalition years.

Free

Rhinegold Live presents:

Rhinegold Live: Carolyn Sampson

Wednesday 29th April @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue, 17th Mar, 2015
Carolyn Sampson

British operatic soprano Carolyn Sampson will be joined by pianist Joseph Middleton in a programme of songs inspired by flowers. This event will mark the launch of Sampson’s first solo recital CD, Fleurs, on BIS Records.

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British Humanist Association presents:

A Better Life: An exploration of joy and meaning in a world without God

Saturday 2nd May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue, 21st Apr, 2015
A Better Life

The British Humanist Association presents an exclusive screening of A Better Life, in which Chris Johnson – filmmaker and author of the book of the same name – explores issues of joy and meaning, travelling around the globe, and learning the various ways many atheists have left religion to a better life filled with love, compassion, hope, and wonder. Following the screening, Chris Johnson himself will deliver a short talk, before taking questions from the floor.

Free

Sunday Assembly presents:

Sunday Assembly

Sunday 3rd May @ 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 - £10.00

Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Fournier Trio

Sunday 3rd May @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue, 17th Mar, 2015
Fournier Trio

Sulki Yu – violin
Pei-Jee Ng – cello
Chiao-Ying Chang – piano

Haydn: Trio in A Hob. XV:18
Fauré: Trio in D minor Op.120
Kidane: Flux and Stasis
Schumann: Trio No.3 in D minor Op.110

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£5

Political Philosophy Meetup presents:

Can the Welfare State Survive?

Wednesday 6th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon, 13th Apr, 2015
Welfare State

Cambridge Professor discusses the uncertain future of the Welfare State

£8.00 - £10.00

The Conway Collective presents:

CounterPointe Shorts

Thursday 7th May @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun, 25th Jan, 2015
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CounterPointe Shorts: new work by women for pointe CounterPointe is a performance series dedicated to presenting the latest experimental, innovative, risk-taking choreography that shows a depth of investment in ballet by women dance makers working with the pointe shoe. Investigating new and old territory the series highlights new work, opening up discussion, and creating a […]

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The Boring Conference presents:

A Boring Conference

Saturday 9th May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue, 31st Mar, 2015
A Boring Conference

The Boring Conference is a one-day celebration of the mundane, the ordinary, the obvious and the overlooked – subjects often considered trivial and pointless, but when examined more closely reveal themselves to be deeply fascinating. It was created in response to the cancellation of the 2010 Interesting Conference. It seemed like the obvious thing to do. Ticket details will be announced in due course.

£0.00 - £3.00

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

What are Professional Ethics?

Sunday 10th May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu, 16th Apr, 2015
John Dowdle

At a time when British senior politicians have recently had to step down after being exposed by undercover journalists, and a group of former teachers and school administrators in Atlanta, Georgia have been jailed for up to seven years for their involvement in a test cheating scandal, is this not a timely moment to ask the question “What are Professional Ethics”?

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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
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‘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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4. The Crucible

Posted on: Sun, 26th Apr, 2015
Estimated reading time: 10 minutes
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The Decline of the Honey Bee and the End of Human Kind?

Posted on: Thu, 23rd Apr, 2015
Lecture date: Sun, 31st May, 2015
Estimated reading time: 1 minute
Speaker: Luke Dixon
SoapBox @ Thinkers Corner
Lecture

SoapBox @ Thinkers Corner – Election Analysis

Posted on: Tue, 21st Apr, 2015
Lecture date: Sun, 17th May, 2015
Estimated reading time: 1 minute
Speaker: Prof. Evan Parker
Professional Ethics
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What are Professional Ethics?

Posted on: Tue, 21st Apr, 2015
Lecture date: Sun, 10th May, 2015
Estimated reading time: 1 minute
Speaker: John Dowdle
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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
Estimated reading time: 0 minutes Less than a minute

London Thinks: The Rise of UKIP

Posted on: Thu, 2nd Apr, 2015
Lecture date: Thu, 19th Mar, 2015
Estimated reading time: 0 minutes Less than a minute

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
Estimated reading time: 0 minutes Less than a minute
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
Estimated reading time: 0 minutes Less than a minute
Speaker: Jeremy Rodell

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