The Tailleferre Ensemble will play a concert of wind music by women to mark International Women’s Day, and explore the variety of music composed by women since the Suffragette movement through to today.
Arthur I Miller argues that computers can already be as creative as humans – and someday will surpass us. This is not a dystopian account; Miller celebrates the creative possibilities of artificial intelligence in art, music, and literature.
Sunday Assembly Lates is back! Zoe Cormier, a science communicator raised in the music industry, will explain how and why humans are able to create music. Did it give us an evolutionary advantage? Why have all civilisations throughout history made music? And why don’t other animals understand music?
In this evening lecture, Jim Al-Khalili will discuss the fundamental concepts of space, time, energy, and matter, and then describes the three pillars of modern physics – quantum theory, relativity, and thermodynamics – showing how all three must come together if we are ever to have a full understanding of reality.
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!
Daniel Zoran is a research scientist atDeepMind, the UK based world-leading artificial intelligence company. His talk will summarise the uses of AI and provide a glimpse into the future of this exciting field.
Join Councillor Asher Craig, deputy mayor, Bristol City Council; Guardian columnist Tom Hunt; Tim Lang, professor of food policy at City University; and author Carolyn Steel as they discuss the issues we face on the environmental impact of our food consumption and production.
Described by a former senior Intelligence official as a ‘long-term thorn in the side of the intelligence establish-ment’, and winner of numerous awards for his journalism Richard Norton-Taylor reveals the secrets of his for-ty-year career as a journalist covering the world of spies and their masters in Whitehall.
Following the instruction from the UK government, we have had to temporarily close the doors of Conway Hall to safeguard our staff, volunteers, audiences and communities.