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May 2015
£15.00 - £20.00

5×15 presents:

5×15, 5 speakers, 15 minutes each

Monday 25th May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Join 5×15 with Irvine Welsh, David Spiegelhalter, Leslee Udwin, Viv Albertine and Itay Talgam.

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June 2015
£5 - £10

British Humanist Association presents:

CFI UK Conference: Searching for Satan: Miscarriages of memory, fractured families and Satanic panics

Saturday 6th June @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Goldsmiths College,
New Cross, London, SE14 6NW United Kingdom
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Discover how the unreliability of memory has led to grave miscarriages of justice, including panics about Satanic abuse. Can memories really be ‘recovered’ by therapists? To what extent can we rely on the memories of witnesses in historic abuse cases? Some deeply disturbing cases will be investigated.

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£5.00 - £15.00

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

How to be an Effective Altruist

Monday 8th June @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Peter Singer talks about how effective altruism is built upon the simple but profound idea that living a fully ethical life involves doing the “most good you can do.”

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Free

Rhinegold Live presents:

Rhinegold Live: Jennifer Pike

Wednesday 10th June @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Jennifer Pike was the youngest ever winner of BBC Young Musician of the year when aged 12 was awarded the title back in 2002. Since then, she has performed extensively as a soloist with major orchestras worldwide, including the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Vienna Symphony. She has received several other musical awards and is a sought-after recitalist. In 2015 she will make her debut at Carnegie Hall with The New York Chamber Orchestra and also appear with Malmo, Ulster, Oslo, BBC NOW and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

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£5.00

Conway Hall Ethical Society and London Fortean Society presents:

The Terror of London: Spring-heeled Jack and the Victorian Metropolitan Press

Tuesday 30th June @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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One of London’s greatest monsters, Spring-heeled Jack has held the city’s imagination in his claws since he first appeared as “a ghost, a bear, and a devil” right up to contemporary comics and internet radio dramas featuring the leaping horror of legend. This talk explores Spring-heeled Jack’s appearances in and relationship to Victorian London. It considers his origins in the capital, and the way the metropolitan press gave life to a strange urban legend that went on to terrorise the rest of the country.

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July 2015
£8.00 - £10.00

The Conway Collective presents:

No Frills

Wednesday 8th July @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Dotdotdot Dance Company in No Frills. Three dancers, one voice, one guitar and one percussion box. No Frills is flamenco stripped down to its bare essence.

Through an exploration of a number of its traditional styles in their most evocative form, this show is a celebration of the raw and nuanced energy that flamenco awakens, not only in the dancer but in the spectator too.

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September 2015
Free

Rhinegold Live presents:

Rhinegold Live: Artur Pizarro

Tuesday 29th September @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Artur Pizarro shot to international fame by winning the Leeds International Piano Competition in 1990. He performs internationally in recital, chamber music and with the world’s leading orchestras.

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