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.
As the world’s leading auctioneers of pianos and keyboard instruments and with over 35 years of experience, our specialist team is able to offer the best professional advice on selling or buying your instrument. Viewing takes place from the Tuesday to Thursday of each sale at Conway Hall.
Celebrate Christmas with Beethoven and Others in Style – Claudio Bohorquez & Alberto Portugheis | Saturday 15th December
Come and celebrate Beethoven in style with Claudio Bohorquez (cello) and Alberto Portugheis (piano). This is a unique opportunity to experience the performance of two international, well-known and highly respected interpreters of Beethoven, who will join forces in telling the story of the composer’s life through his five Cello and Piano Sonatas, on the eve of his birthday.
In the last Sunday Assembly of 2018, fashion journalist, author and lecturer Tamsin Blanchard will talk about the Fashion Revolution project and how we can all make ethical buying choices this Christmas.
Thinking on Sunday: The Perils of Perception – Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything | Sunday 16th December
Using the latest research into the media, decision science, heuristics, and emotional reasoning, Bobby Duffy examines why the populations of some countries seem better informed than others, and how we can address our ignorance of key public data and trends.
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.
Social Interest, Psychological Wellbeing, Spiritual Growth – Presented by Harvey Gillman | Tuesday 8th January
Social interest is a key concept in Adlerian psychology for the growth of a healthy human being. The role of the community in the deepening of the spiritual life of humankind is an important aspect of many spiritual traditions. This talk by Harvey Gillman reflects on the contribution of both psychology and spirituality to the relationship of the self and the world at large.
Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan have been leading the campaign for Equal Civil Partnerships since 2014 when they were refused a civil partnership at their local registry office. They ask, should Civil Partnerships be open to both mixed-sex as well as same-sex couples, and what are the implications?
A public conversation between Dr Gail Bradbrook, co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, and Stephen Reid, founder and co-director of The Psychedelic Society. They will describe their personal journeys involving psychedelics and social change before entering into a dialogue on important questions.
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.