Monthly meetup sessions are a mixture of theory, group discussion, practical exercises and individual tutorials. Each month there is a different theme and an assignment for the month which will build towards a selection of work for exhibition. Ends October 19th 2019.
What is the relationship between atheism and racism? Nathan Alexander explores the racial views of atheists and other nonbelievers in Britain and the United States in the second half of the nineteenth century and offers some reflections on the present day.
In an increasingly divided world, how we might change the minds of others? Philosopher and journalist Eleanor Gordon-Smith discusses some lucid, gripping stories that show the limits of human reason with Little Atoms podcaster Neil Denny.
This exhibition explores how 19th-century pamphlets and their freethinking authors have ignited revolutions, overthrown governments and altered the course of history.
AC Grayling discusses with Selina O’Grady her ground-breaking new book In the Name of God: A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance and asks: is each faith really an ossified religion which can never come to terms with the Enlightenment and the world it has helped form?
Occult rites are staged in hippie strip clubs; music hall dame Old Mother Riley haunts a vam-piric Bela Lugosi; TV puppet Sooty doles out intoxicating pharmaceuticals; velvet-voiced Vincent Price presents a full-fat cookery programme…
He is the most notorious tyrant in history. But the most important things we think we know about Adolf Hitler are wrong. Cambridge Professor Brendan Simms offers a revelatory new analysis.
The raid of the Dambusters is one of the most exhilarating episodes in British history. In this talk, our most brilliant military historian, Sir Max Hastings, uncovers the truth behind the legend.
The definitive history of how evil magic has survived into the present day from the largely rural world of Georgian Britain and the time of the British Empire to the multicultural present, as recounted by Thomas Waters.
RAF officer, MI6 spy, BBC war correspondent: the life and career of Frederick Forsyth is as thrilling as any bestseller.
Revealed: how Brexit will change Britain. As Gavin Esler explains, from the food markets of Kent to NHS operating theatres to the boardrooms of big employers, Brexit throws up many surprises.