*This talk will now be held ONLINE* The myths and magic surrounding shapeshifters are brought vividly to life by John B. Kachuba in a compelling and original cultural history.
Could you take a year off flying? After writing three books about cycling, lifelong cyclist and environmentalist Anna Hughes turned her attention to another mode of transportation: flying. In 2019 she founded Flight Free UK, a campaign that asks people to take a year off flying for the sake of the environment.
Reclaiming feminism from the clutches of the consumerist, neoliberal model Lola Olufemi shows that when ‘feminist’ is more than a label, it holds the potential for radical transformative work.
Galliard Ensemble are joined by Director of Music Simon Callaghan in a programme of classic works for wind ensemble and piano.
How can we make sense of a world where we have both too many billionaires and too many foodbanks? From ‘scroungers’ to ‘strivers’ we need a new class story says Ben Tippet. Now is the time to fight back.
(Postponed) Clothes… and Other Things That Matter with Alexandra Shulman in Conversation with Hannah MacInnes | Wednesday 22nd April
What stories do our clothes tell? What do they mean to us? Join the former editor of British Vogue for a self-deprecating, honest and moving reflection of her life to date.
(Postponed) How To Succeed In Your Career (Without Betraying Your Values) with Viv Groskop | Thursday 23rd April
The acclaimed comedian, podcaster and coach returns to How To Academy for a masterclass in building a career in today’s fast paced world – without betraying your values.
Launched on 24th April 1990, The Hubble Space Telescope has revolutionised our understanding of the universe. Drawing from her book, Handprints on Hubble, retired astronaut Kathryn Sullivan will talk about her work on the NASA team that made all of this possible.
If you have a voice, you can sing. You don’t need anyone’s permission. And singing is even more enjoyable when done with others. Something powerful happens when we join our voices, as guest speaker James Sills will demonstrate.
Tom Roberts traces the life of the Murdochs, how Rupert Murdoch’s view of the world was formed, and assesses its impact on the media that influences our politics today.
Witness the future generation of music stars, as students from the internationally-renowned conservatoire take to the Conway Hall stage.
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.
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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