Jeremy Goldstein’s Truth to Power Café is a profound reflection on loss, hope and resistance told through memoir, image, poetry, music, and live and spontaneous testimony from participants with stories to tell in response to the question ‘who has power over you and what do you want to say to them?’
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Join us for our Saturday Salsa Special. With one of the best dance floors around. If you have never been to one of our socials in this venue, please come join us for a great night of dancing! Starting with a class from Gil and Shelley, dancing until 2 am!
The Anarchist Bookfair in London is coming back to Conway Hall this autumn, with a full day of radical booksellers and stalls on Saturday 11th September. Following on, there will be an online programme of events on Sunday 12th September.
Professor Kimberley Wade is a cognitive psychologist whose research explores the causes of autobiographical memory distortions. She will help us to understand how this phenomenon occurs and why it might actually be good for us.
As we come out of our shelters and stretch our creaky joints, it’s time to move these bodies once more. 5-1/2 years ago, Sunday Assembly London had its first ever ceilidh, and it was a huge success! We’ve decided to bring it back in celebration of this beautiful community staying strong.
Ollie Tunmer, the founder and director of Beat Goes On,, promotes the use of music as a means of encouraging wellbeing, for both individuals and teaching communities. For this assembly, Ollie will tell his story of how he became a music educator, as well as give a short demonstration of his body percussion workshops.
Debbie Sadler, the advice manager at the charitable organisation Unlock, explains how most of the problems faced by former convicts are a direct result of discrimination. Unlock helps them to break free from this and to find a better life.
Rapping ghosts, a woman who gave birth to rabbits, a levitating Frenchman in a Chinese Temple and outrageous astrological predictions. As Ian Keable explains, ‘Fake news’, ‛going viral’ and ‛social media’ may be modern terms, but these concepts have been with us for centuries. This talk will be held at Conway Hall AND online.
Join the London Fortean Society and friends for a day of British folklore, cursed paths, giants, witches and more. Speakers include author Syd Moore, Elizabeth Dearnley, Alixe Bovey and Mark Norman of The Folklore Podcast.This talk will be held at Conway Hall AND online.
Grace Marshall, award-winning writer and coach on productivity, will tell us how we can use our struggles as a force for good. As always, this Sunday Assembly London event will also feature rocking sing-alongs, poetry, and an opportunity to socialise over tea and cake at the end.
Tarsilo Onuluk, our main speaker, is the Managing Director at the Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group. He asks that you open your mind to the possibility that psychedelics can do more good than harm. As always, Sunday Assembly London features great talks, poetry, and uplifting group singing.
If COP26 fired the starting gun, what should a race to global decarbonisation look like and who might the winners and losers be? Chaitanya Kumar discusses the promises made and the challenges that lie ahead.