Lingua Diversa Group was founded by Esther and Lucio in 2002. They run lunchtime and evening courses from beginner to advanced level in: Spanish, Italian, French, German and Brazilian-Portuguese.
The next term will start the week beginning 16 January and last for 11 consecutive weeks. Class times are: 12:00 to 13:00 / 13:00 to 14:00 / 18:00 to 19:30 / 19:35 to 21:05.
The fee is £140 for lunchtime and £200 for evening courses. There are a maximum of 8 students in each group.Find out more »
Introducing a monthly book club for members and friends, where we discuss some of the titles produced by our resident publishers, as well as the occasional guest sessions hosted by staff and other residents.
The very first session of the book club will be held on Friday, 24th February at 6pm, and will be a preliminary meeting to get to know each other and get hold of the first title on our reading list: the classic Shusako Endo novel, Silence.
The book club will be held on the fourth Friday of every month, in the Conway Hall Library from 6-7:30pm.Find out more »
20 millisverts per year An exhibition about Fukushima by Lis Fields 2 March – 30 April 2017 Launch reception, Thur 2 March, 6-7.30pm. Followed by a screening of Nuclear Japan, 7.30-10pm. All welcome. Drinks served. In October 2016 Lis participated in a study tour of Fukushima, organised by Green Cross Switzerland, the international environmental NGO founded by Mikhail Gorbachev. ’20 millisieverts per year’ is an exhibition of her photographs and texts. In March 2011 an earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power…Find out more »
Displayed in The Theobalds Road window, Conway Hall, Kenta Masuyama aka 281 Anti Nuke is a Japanese street artist whose focus is to create intelligent, graphic street art intended to educate people in Japan on issues regarding politics, law, nuclear and other sobering matters. Tagged as the “Japanese Banksy,” he is an unlikely manifestation of Japan’s shredded identity: a contemporary artist of dissent in a country that rarely tolerates protest and barely supports modern art. Masuyama splits his time between…Find out more »
Learn how monologues can be a fun and practical way for writers and performers to develop their own original story ideas.
In this workshop series with Sean Bruno, participants will be guided through a set of focused writing and devising exercises to create original stand-alone monologues (which can then be developed into a larger performed or written work). Each week will focus on a different set of exercises and skills.Find out more »
On Saturday 25 March 2017, Conway Hall – the oldest surviving freethought society in the world – will play host to the AHS Convention 2017, for a fun-filled day of fascinating talks, in-depth discussion, brilliant comedy, and entertainment.
The AHS Convention is the standout event each year for atheist, humanist, and secular students across the UK – and 2017 is no different. Be sure to buy your ticket now. In the past we’ve heard from speakers such as AronRa, A C Grayling, Shappi Khorsandi, and many more at our events, and we have a great line-up for 2017.Find out more »
The National Opera Studio exists to train a small group of highly talented musicians to become the leading artists of their generation. In this very special recital, the studio will present a selection of this year’s gifted singers and répétiteurs, offering a glimpse at the next generation of leading artists.Find out more »
An evening of mostly acapella song with a little bit of acoustic instrumentaryness from Gitika’s trio 3 Bucket Jones. At least three choirs, the Tubthumping Chorus, the Old Bishops both lead by Gitika Partington and the 16 piece folk acappella chorus Broomdasher lead by Sally Davies.There will be splendid arrangements of folk and popular song from all eras.There will be a bar in the interval and after the show. Two halves of about 50 mins each.Find out more »
The 1st of April is the traditional day for hoaxing and japes but deception and deceit riddles everyday communication. From hoax hip-hop stars and haunted houses to military deception and fake news: join the London Fortean Society and Conway Hall Ethical Society for a day of unreal things. Those are charming, others are terrifying.Find out more »
Why did the Russian revolution turn out the way it did? How did Russian revolutionaries themselves perceive their revolution? What were the alternative visions of revolution, socialism and the future of the Russian empire propounded in 1917? This talk focuses on the Menshevik wing of Russian social-democracy – the losing faction in 1917 – and explores how their preconceived schemas of revolution locked them into a political course which proved disastrous.Find out more »
We’re curling our toes in excitement for hearing National Geographic Emerging Explorer Daniel Raven-Ellison come and speak at Sunday Assembly London! He’s using films, books, websites, and walks to take geography far beyond memorising dots on a map, challenging children and adults to experience every aspect of the world around them in a more meaningful way.Find out more »