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 »
An exhibition of work by Melissa Budasz 2 – 27 Feb 2017 Opening event/private view 6-9pm, Fri 3 Feb. Melissa Budasz studied fine art painting at Camberwell and Norwich Art School (1997) and has a studio at Brookmill Studios Deptford, London. Her practise of photography, drawing and painting connects to symbolic and discursive systems such as myth, psychoanalysis and philosophy referencing nature, the female body and literature. Amorphous is an existential body of work that focuses on the transformation…Find out more »
Be inspired into performance making with a group of creative people responding to the many ideas resonating throughout the fabric of Conway Hall, the home of innovative thinking and culture creation throughout the Modern era, in this 4 week dance theatre project, which will culminate in a public performance on the evening of Monday March 13th in the Main Hall.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 »
In this hands on two day workshop with Grace Gelder and Lorna Robertson you will produce a collection of photographs and develop and/or deepen an understanding of your artistic practice. Through practical exercises and homework, we will experiment with some of the key concepts of portrait photography including performance, self-portraiture and the dynamics of the photoshoot.
This course takes place at 10am – 5pm on 25th February and 4th March 2017 with an exhibition at Conway Hall in April 2017 (date TBC).Find out more »
Nick Ashton speaks on recent fieldwork on the coast of East Anglia and how it has pushed back the evidence of humans in northern Europe to almost a million years ago. The talk will discuss the new evidence from Happisburgh in Norfolk, including the rich fauna, flora, stone tools and the remarkable survival of footprints.Find out more »
Signaling to the past whilst waving to the future Semaphore#selfies celebrates our creative dynamic in the ever expanding digital universe.
Inspired by quantum physics, the modern dance pioneer Loie Fuller, selfies and the baroque – this production from one of the country’s most delightful contemporary dance companies plays with dance and music forms and their notations towards new poetic expression in visual performance.
Created in collaboration with Richard Hoadley and through support from Arts Council England.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 »
In partnership with Psychologies Magazine – Do you feel trapped in a repetitive cycle of work, responsibility and routine? Do you feel tired, anxious and restless? Do you feel powerless to change, and that life is passing you by? Author and psychologist, Paul Hannam, calls this the ‘Groundhog Day condition’, after the classic Bill Murray lm. He has written The Wisdom Of Groundhog Day, which explains his blueprint for breaking free and feeling happier and more fulfilled. He delivers his wisdom in a unique, engaging and interactive workshop.Find out more »
Over 8 million people in the UK suffer from anxiety disorders, with women and the under 35s most affected. It’s widely acknowledged that we are in the midst of an anxiety epidemic and women, their loved ones, and the NHS are all struggling to cope.
Join 5×15 in their quest to understand more as we team up with The Pool to host an evening exploring anxiety and women.Find out more »