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Films screenings, theatre, performance, dance and drama at Conway Hall

March 2018

Conway Collective: Performance Prompts

A series of drop-in workshops led by Sean Bruno and Luke Dixon, exploring ways of creation for writers, actors, directors, live artists, dancers, choreographers, photographers, singers and anyone with an unrealised creative urge. Each week a different exercise will help the creative juices flow.

April 2018

An evening of Latvian words, music and visual art accompanied by a glass or two of wine in The Library at Conway Hall.

May 2018

Charlotte Payne Townshend was an Irish heiress and in her early 40s when she mar-ried playwright George Bernard Shaw. This one-woman show explores her life, beliefs and marriage in her own words and those of her contemporaries, with accompaniment on Celtic Harp.

June 2018

Film Fans and collectors should head to THE FILM FAIR with a selection of quality stands loaded with film memorabilia, merchandise and collectables – Classics, Horror, Sci-fi, Cult – DVD – Blu-ray – VHS – Magazines – Books – Posters – Stills – Postcards – Cards – T Shirts – Autographs & Special Guest Signings…

I don’t mind children, really. But what I mind is a logic of compulsive, reproductive futurity, which seems to permeate everything and control my life, even when I walk down the pavement. Join performance maker, writer and teacher, Eirini Kartsaki for a discussion. Part of Antiuniversity Now Festival 2018.

Join Rita Raven Production & Class War for a screening of ‘Spiridonova: Armed Love’. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Murray Healy, Producer Ian Bone and Justine Fernandes, who plays Maria. Part of Antiuniversity Now Festival 2018.

Shore 2 Shore with Carol Ann Duffy

An evening with Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and fellow poets Gillian Clarke (National Poet of Wales, 2008-2016), Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay (Scots Makar) and guest poet Maura Dooley, with musical interludes from MC John Sampson.

October 2018

Inklings: the Stories of the Storytellers

This event is part of a nationwide tour: Tolkien & Lewis Memorial Tour.

This year’s festival theme is ‘Activists and Architects of Change’, to mark the centenary of The Representation of the People Act 1918, which permitted women to vote for the first time. Join our Sunday Bloomsbury Festival Hub for rousing talks, vital debates and thought-provoking exhibitions from some of the boldest and bravest voices around.

A one-woman show exploring the life of Charlotte Payne-Townshend. Charlotte was a remarkable woman who was a wealthy Irish heiress as well as a suffrage supporter, philanthropist and Fabian. She met and married the famous playwright George Bernard Shaw when they were both in their early forties and the marriage…

Most history starts with a find. So what happens when you start with an urban myth? Today the Thames riverboat pilots tell the story of Waterloo Bridge being built by women during the Second World War. After years of trawling through archives, historian Dr Christine Wall discovered official history had…

Come and meet Mary Wollstonecraft. Born 1759, alive and and well and living in Bloomsbury – she’s got a few ideas (and opinions) and she’s going to write a book… Mary, Mary… aims to capture the energy and relevance of Mary Wollstonecraft’s thoughts, words and actions. The performance is a work…

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