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Cabinet Gallery presents:

The Stage

Wednesday 27th May @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri, 22nd May, 2015
The Stage

Films and lectures from Dr Scott Von, Simon Thompson, John Cussans, Ellen Cantor, Paul Buck, Ed Atkins, Peter Wächtler and others. Doors: 6.30pm

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5×15 presents:

5×15, 5 speakers, 15 minutes each

Monday 25th May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed, 15th Apr, 2015

Join 5×15 with Irvine Welsh, David Spiegelhalter, Leslee Udwin, Viv Albertine and Itay Talgam.

Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Trio Martinů

Sunday 24th May @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue, 17th Mar, 2015
Trio Martinu

Pavel Šafařík – violin
Jaroslav Matějka – cello
Petr Jiříkovsky – piano

Beethoven: Trio in B flat Op.11
Martinů: Trio No.2 in D minor H327
Dvořák: Trio in B flat Op.21

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The Adlerian Society UK presents:

Adler in the Home, Family, Community and Schools

Thursday 21st May @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu, 26th Mar, 2015
Adler in the Home, Family, Community and Schools

Parents, Libby Stevenson and Federica Vermeir, describe how their encounter with Adlerian psychology had a positive effect on their families and led to their training to become facilitators of parenting courses.

The Central London Humanist Group presents:

Values and Humanist Values

Wednesday 20th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon, 18th May, 2015
AC Grayling

Anthony Grayling talks about issues in his new book, “The Challenge of Things” which was published in March 2015.

Conway Hall Ethical Society and London Fortean Society presents:

The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day

Tuesday 19th May @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue, 31st Mar, 2015
The Improbability Principle:

Coincidences happen, incredibly unlikely things occur, and the apparently miraculous comes about. The improbability principle says that such extraordinarily improbable events are commonplace. It shows that this is not a contradiction, but that we should expect identical lottery numbers to come up more than once, lightning to strike twice, and financial crashes to occur.

Guardian Live presents:

Buying Happiness

Monday 18th May @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sun, 19th Apr, 2015
Buying Happiness

The Guardian’s Oliver Burkeman (This Column Will Save Your Life), psychologist Philippa Perry (How to stay Sane), political economist William Davies (The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold us Well-Being) and leading economist and behavioural scientist Andrew Oswald ask who is responsible for our happiness and have our emotions become a new resource to be bought and sold?

Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Utrecht Quartet

Sunday 17th May @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue, 17th Mar, 2015
Utrecht Quartet

Pre-concert talk by Roderick Swanston at 5.30pm:
Planning the Future of the String Quartet. Schumann warned his Dutch protégé to admire but not copy late Beethoven. What ways out did Schumann and Verhulst manage in their search for new paths?

Eeva Koskinen – violin
Katherine Routley – violin
Mikhail Zemtsov – viola
Sebastian Koloski – cello

Verhulst: Quartet No.1
Beethoven: Quartet in F Op.135
Schumann: Quartet in F Op.41/2

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Sunday Assembly presents:

Sunday Assembly

Sunday 17th 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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Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

SoapBox @ Thinkers Corner – Election Analysis

Sunday 17th May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue, 21st Apr, 2015
Election Soapbox

The election will have passed and a government may be in place. In any event, on this day it is a chance for you to have your say.

NOW Live Events presents:

Eminé Ali Rushton – The Balance Plan: Boost your Body and Mind with Ayurveda

Thursday 14th May @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed, 8th Apr, 2015
Eminé Ali Rushton

Psychologies’ beauty & wellbeing director Eminé Ali Rushton introduces the principles of Ayurveda – an ancient, sensitive and kind health system that is the ideal antidote to frenzied, modern life. During interactive exercises, learn what your unique constitution says about you (your dosha) and how you can make practical, supportive life-changes. This session will begin and end with meditation led by renowned yoga teacher, Selda Enver Goodwin.

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Profile Books presents:

Christopher McDougall presents his Natural Born Heroes: UK Book Launch

Thursday 14th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu, 16th Apr, 2015
Natural Born Heroes

Internationally bestselling author Christopher McDougall hosts the London launch for his new book Natural Born Heroes.

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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

‘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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The Conway Collective presents:


Monday 11th May @ 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Sun, 1st Feb, 2015
Image imported from Eventbrite.

Parade – a carnival of exhibitionists and seekers, peddlers of tales and talents, a cornucopia of performance delights! After the great success of last year’s Parade, the elegant main space at Conway Hall echoes once again with memories of the original Ballet Russes, the lost romance of Alain Fournier’s Le Grand Meaulnes and the melancholic […]

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Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Ardeo Quartet

Sunday 10th May @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue, 17th Mar, 2015
Ardeo Quartet

Pre-concert talk by Artistic Director Simon Callaghan at 5.30pm:
An Introduction to the Music of Roger Sacheverell Coke, whose music Simon Callaghan has recently recorded for SOMM Recordings.

Carole Petitdemange – violin
Mi-Sa Yang – violin
Noriko Inoue – viola
Joëlle Martinez – cello

Mozart: Quartet in D minor K421
Ravel: Quartet in F
Bartók: Quartet No.1 in A minor

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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”?

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.

The Conway Collective presents:

CounterPointe Shorts

Thursday 7th May @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun, 25th Jan, 2015

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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Political Philosophy Meetup presents:

Can the Welfare State Survive?

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

Andrew Gamble, Professor of Politics at Cambridge University, discusses the future of the welfare state and its sustainability. This event will provide you with the opportunity to listen, discuss and debate issues of social justice with one of the most prominent thinkers in the field.

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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