What if modern policing’s problem is not its training, diversity or methods but its dramatic expansion over the last forty years and the fundamental shift in its role in society? What if the problem is policing itself? Are there alternatives to more police officers, more oppressive laws and more incarceration?
Renowned psychotherapist and bereavement counsellor Julia Samuels leads a compassionate and supportive discussion of what it means to lose someone you love.
Since 1966, the Gothique Film Society has been screening double bills of ‘gothique’ films to like-minded souls. They meet once a month, between October and March to watch, appreciate and pass a critical eye over films in the horror and fantasy genres.
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.
Thomas Jefferson once observed that “information is the currency of democracy.” If this is right, what happens when that currency is corrupted by bad information — alternative facts, fake news, conspiracy theories and pseudo-science? This is the question that Mike Flood will pose in this talk.
With a lemon for a visual aid, scientist, awesome communicator and space cadet Vijay Shah will answering this question and more, leaving you feeling like a rocket scientist, as part of British Science Week! Plus there’s power ballads to sing along to and a vat of tea and coffee for after.
Critically-acclaimed pianist Mark Bebbington performs John Ireland’s Piano Sonata, written just after the First World War, before joining the Coull Quartet to perform piano quintets by Ian Venables and Brahms. This concert is kindly supported by the RVW Trust and John Ireland Trust. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.
Talk To Your Baby is the UK’s only annual early years conference and, this year, we will be looking at why the critical importance of early language is currently receiving so much attention from politicians and policy-makers.
Join us for this debate on Democracy and whether the use of referenda enhances citizen democracy or undermines it by restricting a deliberative process. It’s a debate that’s raging in many countries and this is your chance to engage with it.
A carnival of exhibitionists and seekers, peddlers of tales and talents, a cornucopia of performance delights! The Conway Collective brings together another of its legendary artistic collaborations in a new mix of both experienced and fresh young talent.
This is an adult only, evening gathering, with a glass of wine (if you like), to raise funds for Sunday Assembly London! If you sometimes struggle to get up on a Sunday and would love to come to a Sunday Assembly where we can talk about things that aren’t suitable for children’s ears, this one is for YOU! With speaker Alix Fox.