Community-based events at Conway Hall
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 »
North Korea is probably the most isolated country on the planet. So what’s it really like there? Leader Kim Jong Un has recently successfully tested nuclear weapons and made clear he is very willing to use them if the United States does not back away from his interests on the Korean peninsular. At the same time, new US President Trump has not sounded terribly diplomatic. So how should the West handle North Korea?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 »
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 »
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 »
Leading Routes’ Paths to University Success: a workshop for parents and carers is a pioneering worshop, established to address the issues faced by African Caribbean students and graduates, with a particular focus on supporting ambitious young people into competitive universities and professions.Find out more »
In this workshop, our relationship healer Maeve Crawford will help us to understand the science and process of choosing a life partner. Through awareness, self-reflection and conversation, this interactive workshop will empower men and women to be clear about what they’re are looking for. Then equip you with tools and strategies to find the person that is right for you – right meaning someone who is aligned with your values and vision.Find out more »