A monthly book club, open to all, where each time we discuss a title from our resident publishers, Istros Books and Peter Owen. This month we will be reading The Great War by Aleksandar Gatalica.
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
A series of drop-in workshops led by Sean Bruno and Luke Dixon, exploring ways of creation for writers, actors, directors, live artists, dancers, choreographers, photographers, singers and anyone with an unrealised creative urge. Each week a different exercise will help the creative juices flow.
Come along and engage with Finland’s former Minister of Education and leading expert in the field. How their unique system, doing everything so different to what other countries do, delivers incredible outcomes. What can the UK learn from this and why aren’t we learning from it?
From strange patterns of inheritance to real life genetic superheroes living amongst us, whose DNA provides them with resilience against serious illnesses, science writer and broadcaster Dr Kat Arney explains what we do and don’t know about how our genes work.
You are invited to the private view of Drawing the Last Breath: Portraits of My Father. This exhibition – a series of powerful drawings by Daniel Fooks of his father on his deathbed – tackles the issue of death head on. Drinks served. All welcome.
Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers and Each Other | Wednesday 14th March
From a political cult to the heart of the Washington establishment – broadcaster and author Matthew Sweet reveals the bizarre and untold story of how the CIA tried to infiltrate a radical group of U.S. military deserters during the Cold War.
Upcoming Sunday Concerts
One of Britain’s most sought-after chamber groups, the Aquinas Piano Trio make their debut at Conway Hall, performing a trio of Classic and Romantic gems by Mozart, Saint-Saëns and Brahms. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.
The Engegard Quartet joins us all the way from Norway to perform string quartets by Haydn and Bartók, and an all-Scandinavian second half featuring a selection of folk songs. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.
The Wihan Quartet from the Czech Republic return to Conway Hall with a programme featuring Haydn, Suk and Franz Xaver Richter, a rarely-heard French composer from the Classical era. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.
Critically-acclaimed pianist Mark Bebbington performs John Ireland’s Piano Sonata, written just after the First World War, before joining the Coull Quartet to perform piano quintets by Ian Venables and Brahms. This concert is kindly supported by the RVW Trust and John Ireland Trust. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.