A landmark charity for London’s independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Over 200 years of apostasy, radicalism and rebellion, all under one roof.
Until Thursday 31st May. Free. An exhibition of painted and collage works by Barbara Marks, inspired by the calligraphy of Master Zhixing Wang, The I-Ching, the Tao Te Ching and the life of the artist’s father as a Japanese Prisoner of War.
Hear the award-winning harpist Oliver Wass and the Gémeaux Quartet perform an all-French programme featuring Debussy, Caplet and Ravel. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.
Charlotte Payne Townshend was an Irish heiress and in her early 40s when she mar-ried playwright George Bernard Shaw. This one-woman show explores her life, beliefs and marriage in her own words and those of her contemporaries, with accompaniment on Celtic Harp.
Thousands of miles of fences and barriers have been erected since the turn of the century which have redefined our political landscape. Tim Marshall brings his trademark engaging and relatable style to examine the divisions caused by wealth, race, religion and politics.
Our Spring 2018 Season concludes with Director of Music Simon Callaghan performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with members of the London Mozart Players and more. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.
Humanist speakers fill your mind with big ideas, brilliant imagery, and a new understanding of the society in which we live. Enjoy key moments in an audio replay of recordings from the BBC World Service series ‘Pause for Thought’, broadcast originally between 1997-1999.
Pianist Maria Canyigueral presents ‘Avant-guarding Mompou’, an exploration of Spanish composer and pianist Frederic Mompou and his Cançons i danses, as part of the Inspired by… series of concerts organised by EUNIC (European Union of National Institutes of Culture) which present new creations by composers from the EU inspired by great European composers.
This talk from Mike Wendling is a vital guide to understanding the Alt-Right – the white nationalist, misogynist, far-right movement that found a voice on 4chan then rose to prominence during Donald Trump’s successful election campaign in the United States.
Through an interactive classroom session followed by a guided walk, David Rosenberg explores the complex and conflicted history of women’s battle for equality and political rights, how it was connected to the wider struggle to advance democracy, the birth of feminism, and women’s fights for equality and dignity in the workplace
Join us for a special concert as we celebrate the special platform that Conway Hall provided for women musicians during the first few decades of the Sunday Concerts, since it began in 1887 under the previous name of the South Place Sunday Popular Concerts.
Why do people not vaccinate themselves or their children? Dr Andrea Kitta’s research draws on ethnography, media, Internet and narrative analyses to explore the vernacular explanations used in inoculation decision-making.
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 On1 from Gil and Shelley, dancing until 2am!