Completing the sentence “When women gather…”, this exhibition of work by photographer Grace Gelder, curated with Marianne Mulvey, draws upon different definitions of gathering – from assembling for a specific purpose, to collecting from disparate sources.
Architecture and Place Digitisation Project
A digital collection of Conway Hall Ethical Society’s physical heritage
Conway Hall is and always will be the place for those who dare to dream of a better world
Karen Douglas will discuss why conspiracy theories are popular, who is more likely to believe them (and why), and what some of the potential consequences of conspiracy theories are for politics, health, and the environment.
Out-of-the-Box Thinking: Debate – This House Believes That Exams have had Their Day | Monday 26th November
The seventh event of our Out-of-the-Box Thinking series will explore through debate whether “Exams have had their Day” in our education system. Education campaigner and film-maker Madeleine Holt will speak for the motion, and Richard Sherif, President of the Association of School and College Leaders, will speak against it.
Personality tests. Desktop surveillance. Acronyms. Diminishing job security. Dan Lyons, bestselling author of Disrupted and writer on the HBO series Silicon Valley, deliciously roasts the new work climate, while asking what can be done to recoup some sanity and dignity for the expanding class of middle-class serfs.
Upcoming Sunday Concerts
Having recently celebrated their 30th anniversary, the New Zealand String Quartet has since played all over the world to great acclaim. The quartet will perform an all-Beethoven programme, charting the journey of his string quartets through three different periods. Free entry for those aged 8-25 courtesy of CAVATINA.
Conway Hall’s Director of Music and internationally-acclaimed concert pianist Simon Callaghan recently released his second disc for Hyperion’s Romantic Piano Concerto series. He presents a programme of his favourite music, from the drama of Beethoven’s ‘Pathetique’ Sonata to Schubert’s virtuosic ‘Wanderer’ Fantasy. Free entry for those aged 8-25.
The London Piano Trio performs music by three emblematic figures of the German Romantic sound – one of Beethoven’s early trios, Mendelssohn’s last chamber work and Brahms’ second trio that endured two years of intense creativity. Free entry for those aged 8-25 courtesy of CAVATINA.
The Chamber Ensemble of London close our Autumn season before the Christmas holidays in an opulent musical night from Baroque to Britten. Led by violinist Peter Fisher, the ensemble features handpicked players from some of London’s leading orchestras and ensembles. Free entry for those aged 8-25 courtesy of CAVATINA.