Projects

Thanks to £88,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Conway Hall is embarking on an eighteen month project, Victorian Blogging—The Pamphleteers Who Dared to Dream of a Better World. This page will tell you about the project and keep you updated on it’s progress.

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Since the start of 2017, Grace Gelder has been developing a series of photography related-events at Conway Hall inspired by the legacy and history of the building, as our Photographer in Residence.

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Tue, 12th Sep, 2017
Jessica Beck

As part of our commitment to our charitable object, the advancement of study, research and education in humanist ethical principles, we have partnered with Royal Northern College of Music on a collaborative doctoral award. The aim of the project is to look at our Society’s relationship with music.

Conway Actants was a project that aimed to make Conway Hall accessible for artistic intervention and therefore ultimately aimed to increase awareness of an organisation with an extraordinary history of ethics and freethinking in Britain.

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Thu, 20th Oct, 2016
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A collaboration between Bishopsgate Institute and Conway Hall. Over an 18 month period the archival project, Alternatives to Religion, at Conway Hall and the Bishopsgate Institute has now been completed. Many treasures were discovered after being painstakingly catalogued by Nicky Hilton. The archives are now available online from the websites of the…

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Thu, 20th Oct, 2016

Volunteers are an essential and respected part of the Library & Archives team, helping to organise and catalogue our book collections and assist in the day to day running of the library. We also have volunteers from The National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) who since November 2015 have been using their skills to conserve and clean our unique collection of humanist books.

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Wed, 19th Oct, 2016

The Conway Collective is Conway Hall’s group of resident performance makers, creating and curating work around the building, from live art and spoken word to dance spectaculars. Funded by Arts Council England the Collective also hosts the Conway Cohort, up and coming dancers who are mentored and given rehearsal space and performance opportunities

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Wed, 19th Oct, 2016
Black and white photo of Conway Hall interior.

Our ambition at Conway Hall is to make our collections accessible to an audience beyond those researchers and members of the public able to visit our library in person. We have begun this process by making available every edition of our journal, The Ethical Record, dating back to 1895, and the archive is fully searchable on our website.

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Wed, 19th Oct, 2016

Conway Hall is a partner in the Bloomsbury 2 Programme, led by Camden Council, looking at new and innovative approaches in the use, operation and management of nine of the Bloomsbury Squares. Camden Council is one of 11 ‘park trailblazers’ awarded funding from the Rethinking Parks Programme run by Nesta, the Big Lottery Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund to investigate and rethink our approach to managing public spaces.

The Blackham Fellowships were named for Harold Blackham (1903-2009), appointed lecturer to the South Place Ethical Society (now Conway Hall Ethical Society), first executive director of the British Humanist Association.

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Wed, 19th Oct, 2016
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