Courses and Workshops taking place at Conway Hall
Do you enjoy whiskey? Would you like to discover more about it, but don’t know where to start? Do you like music? Do you like fun?
The Whiskey Affair is for you if you answered ‘Yes!’ to any of these questions. We are putting on an evening session at Conway Hall in Central London this November and have tons of brands of whiskey to share with you.Find out more »
Roger Casement was the twentieth century’s first outstanding humanitarian. Best known for his 1904 chilling report on conditions in King Leopold’s Congo, Casement continued his campaign for human rights in the Putumayo Valley bordering Peru and Colombia, where a rubber company with headquarters in London was abusing and murdering indigenous people on a massive scale – nearly thirty thousand workers had died for a few thousand tons of rubber. Casement’s 1912 Foreign Office published report made for disturbing reading. He was widely celebrated as a hero in his battle to expose widespread abusive labour regimes. In 1916, Casement was hanged on a charge of treason by the British Government.Find out more »
Windy Dryden on Dealing with Perfectionism plus Live CBT Sessions.Find out more »
This workshop will provide you with the production knowledge and technical direction skills that you’ll need to get a fast start in producing your own documentary.Find out more »
Almost two hundred years after the anti-slavery legislation associated with William Wilberforce, the UK government passed the Modern Slavery Act, acknowledging the fact that slavery had never really gone away. What is different now is that “modern slavery”, is present within the UK itself rather than in far-flung countries where Britons preferred to overlook working conditions. This talk will briefly trace the links between historical forms of slavery and its modern manifestations, and will critically examine claims by the government that the Act is world-leading.Find out more »
It’s easy to find yourself doing more, more, more – and yet never really getting to where you want to be, says entrepreneur and bestselling author of Do Less, Get More, Shaa Wasmund.
After the death of her partner, Wasmund fell into an ultra-busy, ultra-controlled life as a coping mechanism, but realised this was a trap of her own making. She knew something had to change, and so consciously started to focus only on what really mattered. She found that by doing less, she was actually able to accomplish much more and was far happier in the process.Find out more »
Bestselling author, speaker and creativity expert Chris Baréz-Brown will be launching his latest project, called The Great Wake Up! in 2016.Find out more »
Ruby Wax puts her high-energy wit and humour to an altogether calmer purpose for the how to: Academy, with A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled.Find out more »