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May 2020

Love, desire, intimacy — we all know what these are meant to look like. But what happens when they descend into violence? Rachel Louise Snyder’s perceptions changed on domestic violence changed when she began talking to the victims and perpetrators.

We welcome the United Strings of Europe to give the world premiere of a new work by Rodgman, flanked by two Beethoven masterpieces. They appear again at Conway Hall on 6 June, as part of their New Horizons series.

Ainissa Ramirez shows us the power of telling inclusive stories about technology. She also shows that innovation is universal – whether it’s splicing beats with two turntables and a microphone or splicing genes with two test tubes and CRISPR.

This is the story of our quest to understand the most mysterious object in the universe: the human brain. Matthew Cobb reveals how we came to our present state of knowledge.

Trio Sōra’s programme for their Conway Hall début combines classic works for piano trio with Fanny Mendelssohn’s passionate, virtuosic, under-rated trio of 1846.

June 2020

Having dedicated 13 years to the quartet repertoire, the Badke Quartet are excited and thrilled to start their next venture, the Oculi Ensemble. We are excited to welcome them to Conway Hall to close our season!

Today in one the richest countries in the world, 60% of households in poverty have people in jobs, inequality is the highest it has been for 100 years, climate change threatens our extinction and automation means millions are forced into a life of precarity. The solution? Basic Income, says Guy Standing.

Without writing, indigenous elders memorised a vast amount of information on which survival depended both physically and culturally. Does this explain the purpose of ancient monuments including Stonehenge, Easter Island and the Nasca Lines? Can we use these memory methods in contemporary life? Dr Lynne Kelly explains.

Sarah Scales takes an anthropological look at the UFO community, told through first-person experiences with researchers in their element as they pursue what they see as a solvable mystery – both terrestrial and cosmic.

It’s well past time for museums to be honest about their acquisitions history and how objects arrive in their collections in the first place. Alice Procter seeks to resist triumphalist nostalgia with art history. How did the narratives of Empire come into being? Who controls them?

July 2020

Pexava Salsa at Conway Hall

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!

Thu, 15th Mar, 2018

Professor David Nash explores the crime of blasphemy: as an act of individuals but also as a widespread and constant presence in cultural, political and religious life.

In line with official channels of communication, guidance and instruction we are now actively planning for how we can reopen our doors to our staff, volunteers, audiences, communities and hirers.
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Tue, 17th Mar, 2020

We are an independent charity, facing a particular challenge in the coming weeks and months, and any donations will greatly help us during this difficult time.
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Mon, 6th Apr, 2020
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