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February 2018
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The Great Debate presents:

What is the lasting legacy of the Balfour Declaration in the Middle East?

Wednesday 14th February @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Balfour Declaration debate

With political tensions in the Middle East at an all time high, the two state solution offered by the international community looks as far away as ever. Join our distinguished panellists in exploring the imprint left by the Balfour Declaration and the direction needed to achieve peace.

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Free
Mencap presents:

Mencap Planning for the Future seminar

Thursday 15th February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Mencap

Find out more at one of our free Planning For The Future seminars, where we’ll explain all you need to know about this subject: why it’s so crucial and how we can help you take the right steps. Our approach is jargon-free, simple, good advice – which, sadly, can be hard to find.

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£65 - £85
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

London’s Agitators and Protesters for Equality 1880s-1980s

Thursday 15th February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

This course will provide information and tell stories from from a selection of these struggles that took place over a 100 year period from the 1880s to the 1980s – from the struggles of women making matches in the Bryant and May factory to the mass protests against apartheid outside South Africa Houses. It will attempt to illuminate how these struggles began, what they were trying to achieve, how they recruited supporters and activists and what they did.

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Free
Stop The War Coalition presents:

Why We Need An Anti-War Government

Thursday 15th February @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Stop The War - Why we need an anti-war government

On the 15th anniversary of the largest demonstrations Britain has ever seen, against the impending Iraq War, Stop the War is hosting a public meeting to make the case for an anti-war government.

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£75 - £100
Storythings presents:

The Story 2018

Friday 16th February @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
The Story 2018

The eight The Story conference will be on Friday, February 16th, 2018. Last year’s event was full of creative, diverse, inspirational speakers, including Inua Ellams, David Conn, Lara Pawson, Kate Clanchy, Nikesh Shukla, Victoria Mapplebeck and Ewen Spencer.

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Free
£12
Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Hiro Takenouchi & Sinfonia Cymru

Sunday 18th February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Hiro Takenouchi

Japanese pianist Hiro Takenouchi will be joined by members of Sinfonia Cymru, an innovative chamber orchestra from Wales made up of professionals in the early stages of their careers, in an evening of piano sextets by Sterndale Bennett and Mendelssohn. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.

*Pre-concert recital with Ashok Klouda (cello) in the Main Hall, 5:30pm

Continuing the series he began in 2017, cellist Ashok Klouda explores the masterpieces which inspired him to take up the cello in the first place: J. S. Bach's Suites for Solo Cello and sets them alongside new works written for him by Natalie Klouda.

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£12 • £15
Swing Patrol presents:

Swing Patrol Winter Ball

Saturday 24th February @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Swing Patrol Winter Ball

Swing out at the Winter Ball. Join us for a taster lindy hop class at the start of the night and dance the evening away with our great vintage DJs.

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Free
£12
Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Aquinas Piano Trio

Sunday 25th February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Aquinas Piano Trio

One of Britain’s most sought-after chamber groups, the Aquinas Piano Trio make their debut at Conway Hall, performing a trio of Classic and Romantic gems by Mozart, Saint-Saëns and Brahms. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.

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£5
New Lands presents:

Everything you know about genetics is wrong

Tuesday 27th February @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Kat Arney

From strange patterns of inheritance to real life genetic superheroes living amongst us, whose DNA provides them with resilience against serious illnesses, science writer and broadcaster Dr Kat Arney explains what we do and don’t know about how our genes work.

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Free
The Conway Collective presents:

The Minutes: Launch

Wednesday 28th February @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Conway Collective The Minutes

The Minutes is a collection of minute-long audio podcasts created and curated at Conway Hall by The Conway Collective, to be launched at this evening of live and recorded performance.

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March 2018
Free • £2 • £3
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Thinking on Sunday: Electromagnetism – May the Force be with You

Sunday 4th March @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Plasma Ball - electromagnetism

Dr Peter Ford MBE asks: Is there any other form of intelligent life out there? We spend a lot of money trying to answer this question and our tool to do this is invisible stuff called electromagnetism. It fills the whole of space, indeed is responsible for humanity itself.

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Free
£12
Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Engegard Quartet

Sunday 4th March @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Engegard Quartet

The Engegard Quartet joins us all the way from Norway to perform string quartets by Haydn and Bartók, and an all-Scandinavian second half featuring a selection of folk songs. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.

Pre-concert recital with Ashok Klouda (cello) in the Main Hall, 5:30pm

Continuing the series he began in 2017, cellist Ashok Klouda explores the masterpieces which inspired him to take up the cello in the first place: J. S. Bach's Suites for Solo Cello and sets them alongside new works written for him by Natalie Klouda.

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Free • £2 • £3
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Thinking on Sunday: Back to the Future for a Real Democracy

Sunday 11th March @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
People

Democracy, like all powerful terms, is a slippery word to get a grip on. What is the essence of democracy? What are the ideals? Brett Hennig will take us on a voyage back in time through democracy’s intriguing and complicated history to explore these questions and discover how we got to where we are.

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Free
£12
Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Wihan Quartet

Sunday 11th March @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Wihan Quartet

The Wihan Quartet from the Czech Republic return to Conway Hall with a programme featuring Haydn, Suk and Franz Xaver Richter, a rarely-heard French composer from the Classical era. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.

Pre-concert talk with Roderick Swanston 5:30pm in the Brockway Room

Musicologist Roderick Swanston introduces the evening's programme.

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£5
London Fortean Society presents:

Herne the Hunter – From Ghoul to Godhead

Monday 12th March @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Herne The Hunter

Historian Dr John Callow explores the roots of Herne’s tale and how his legend has inspired generations of writers and artists to create a powerful figure for both the modern Pagan pantheon and the wider environmental movement.

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