In an increasingly divided world, how we might change the minds of others? Philosopher and journalist Eleanor Gordon-Smith discusses some lucid, gripping stories that show the limits of human reason with Little Atoms podcaster Neil Denny.
Sunday Concerts Autumn 2019 Season
Chamber music concerts by renowned musicians from the UK and across Europe. September – December 2019
Conway Hall is and always will be the place for those who dare to dream of a better world
*Until 31 Jan 2020* This exhibition explores how 19th-century pamphlets and their freethinking authors have ignited revolutions, overthrown governments and altered the course of history. Private view: 12 Sep.
AC Grayling discusses with Selina O’Grady her ground-breaking new book In the Name of God: A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance and asks: is each faith really an ossified religion which can never come to terms with the Enlightenment and the world it has helped form?
Revealed: how Brexit will change Britain. As Gavin Esler explains, from the food markets of Kent to NHS operating theatres to the boardrooms of big employers, Brexit throws up many surprises.
Kimberley Motley became the first foreign lawyer to practise in Afghanistan and her work swiftly became a mission – to bring ‘justness’ to the defenceless and voiceless.
An event to celebrate the first publication in English of this Romanian-Jewish writer whose novellas reveal the fate of his people during WWI in the multi-cultural region of Maramureș.
Upcoming Sunday Concerts
Pre-Concert Talk: Robert Hugill – Arrangement, Transcription and Popularisation | Sunday 15th September
In this free Pre-Concert Talk, British composer, journalist, and lecturer Robert Hugill, discusses arrangement, transcription and popularisation in late 18th and 19th century composition.
Following their wonderful performance at Conway Hall in September 2018, I Musicanti make a welcome return in an all Beethoven programme, as a prelude to Beethoven’s upcoming anniversary year.
Clarinettist Peter Cigleris joins the Tippett Quartet to present two works from two conflicting schools of British composition alongside one of the greatest in the genre that kick-started the English clarinet quintet.