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Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Albion Quartet

Sunday 26th February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sun, 25th Dec, 2016

Bach The Art of Fugue BWV 1080 Contrapunctus I
Haydn Quartet in C Op.20/2
Schumann Quartet in A minor Op.41/1
Bach The Art of Fugue BWV 1080 Contrapunctus 9
Walton Quartet in A minor

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  • Conway Hall Sunday Concerts
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Stepping into Britain: the early human occupation of Europe

Sunday 26th February @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue, 7th Feb, 2017
Jansson Map of Europe in Antiquity

Nick Ashton speaks on recent fieldwork on the coast of East Anglia and how it has pushed back the evidence of humans in northern Europe to almost a million years ago. The talk will discuss the new evidence from Happisburgh in Norfolk, including the rich fauna, flora, stone tools and the remarkable survival of footprints.

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  • Conway Hall Ethical Society
Camden LGBT Forum presents:

Queeropolis

Saturday 25th February @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu, 2nd Feb, 2017
Sonia

Citizens of Queeropolis lend me your dancing shoes! Lana Pillay (Star of Eat the Rich and the Comic Strip presents) requests your presence for a showcase of top entertainers.

Featuring headliner and 80s chart topper SONIA. With special guest Mary Portas. Entertainment from David Ryder Prangley, The Beyonce Experience, UK LGBT Poet Laureate Trudy Howson and more.

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  • Camden LGBT Forum
Conway Hall presents:

The Empty Niche: Film Screening

Friday 24th February @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat, 18th Feb, 2017

Premiere film screening of The Empty Niche.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A from the director and producer of the film. Trent Burton and Dr Jim Walsh.

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  • Conway Hall
Mencap presents:

Mencap’s Planning for the Future Seminar

Friday 24th February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wed, 14th Dec, 2016
Mencap

Mencap will be hosting a FREE Planning for the Future seminar to provide information on how families and carers can ensure that someone with a learning disability is provided for financially when they are no longer around, by making a suitable will or setting up a trust.

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  • Mencap
City CBT Coaching College presents:

Depression: The Key Therapy Issues

Thursday 23rd February @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat, 18th Feb, 2017
Prof Windy Dryden

At this meet up Professor Windy Dryden will present on key therapy issues for Depression and demonstrate some live CBT sessions with volunteers so that you can see CBT in action and ask questions.

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  • City CBT Coaching College
Bee Midtown presents:

Bee Midtown Conway Hall Walk

Thursday 23rd February @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed, 18th Jan, 2017
Bee Midtown

Conway Hall, home of the Conway Hall (nee South Place Ethical Society), one of the world’s oldest free-thought communities. Today get to see inside this hallowed building, with a guided tour taking in the Main Hall, Library and Green Room. Meeting point is by the Bee Midtown Information Kiosk outside Holborn Station, please arrive at […]

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  • Bee Midtown
The Conway Collective presents:

Alan, Alec and Bert: A Solo Performance by David Izod

Wednesday 22nd February @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri, 9th Sep, 2016

A solo performance written and performed by David Izod.

This new 75 minute monologue tells the story of the men who came before David: his Dad, Alan; his grandfather Bert and his grandfather’s best friend Alec, whose sacrifice in the First World War allowed him to have his chance at life.

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  • The Conway Collective
Conway Hall Ethical Society & GlobalNet21 presents:

Ethics & Politics: Does Culture Lead & Parliament Follow

Wednesday 22nd February @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat, 26th Nov, 2016
GlobalNet21

The next collaborative meeting between The Conway Hall Ethical Society and GlobalNet21 in the “Ethics & Politics” series and will be a discussion on whether cultural change is more important than political change through Parliament. Does Culture lead and Parliament follow?

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  • Conway Hall Ethical Society & GlobalNet21
Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Zoffany Ensemble

Sunday 19th February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sun, 25th Dec, 2016

Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor K478
Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat Op.47
Mahler Piano Quartet in A minor
Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor Op.60 ‘Werther’

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  • Conway Hall Sunday Concerts
Sunday Assembly London presents:

Connection & Playfulness

Sunday 19th February @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Sat, 21st Jan, 2017
Connection & Playfulness

Sunday Assembly London will be speaking about connection and playfulness and have trained fool and cultural entrepreneur Adam Taffler speaking. He will be telling us about his experience of how playfulness crosses political & ideological divides and can serve to unite us and foster harmony, trust, community and joy when practised in everyday situations. Giving practical examples there will be an opportunity to try techniques out on the day and takeaways for the wider world.

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  • Sunday Assembly London
Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Is the writing on the wall for liberal democracy?

Sunday 19th February @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon, 9th Jan, 2017

Dr Adrian Pabst will discuss why liberal democracy now struggles to offer a positive politics of identity – the longing to belong and to earn recognition of one’s contribution to society.

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  • Conway Hall Ethical Society
Sunday Assembly London presents:

Anything-but-beans food drive

Sunday 19th February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sun, 12th Feb, 2017

Sunday Assembly’s regular food bank drive for donations. Items desperately needed by Camden Food Bank. You can donate anything except baked beans (the ratio of beans to other donations is 3:1), but to get you started here are some priority items needed.

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  • Sunday Assembly London
The Sick of the Fringe presents:

Black by Le Gateau Chocolat

Saturday 18th February @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed, 18th Jan, 2017
Black

Featuring a repertoire ranging from Wagner and Purcell to Nina Simone and Whitney Houston, Black is an intimate and confessional portrait of Nigerian singer Le Gateau Chocolat’s life: his hopes, his fears and his battle with depression.

This is a new version of the critically-acclaimed show re-staged with the Psappha New Music Ensemble.

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  • The Sick of the Fringe
LGBT Humanists presents:

Exam Time!

Friday 17th February @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun, 5th Feb, 2017
Exam Time

A Quiz of LGBT & Humanist History. A quiz to mark LGBT History Month. Produced in association with the AHS – Atheist, Humanist and Secular Students

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  • LGBT Humanists
Friday Club presents:

Friday Club

Friday 17th February @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed, 14th Dec, 2016
Friday Club

Friday Club meets on or around the last Friday of the month. The goal is to help you to work on whatever it is that makes you nervous about what lies ahead. We want to help you re-frame how you feel so that you can approach whatever it is that is making you fearful with curiosity, playfulness, and interest, and, with the help of the group, enjoy the thing that part of you wishes you could avoid!

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Storythings presents:

The Story 2017

Friday 17th February @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri, 16th Sep, 2016
The Story Conference 2017

The seventh The Story conference returns to Conway Hall on Friday, February 17th, 2017.

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  • Storythings
D&AD presents:

President’s Lecture: Eike König

Thursday 16th February @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue, 7th Feb, 2017
Eike König

Join us for the second D&AD lecture of the year – from Eike Eike König.

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  • D&AD
Life Rocks presents:

Eat More Pie

Thursday 16th February @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed, 14th Dec, 2016
baked pies

Imagine if you were told that you can have your pie and eat it too. How would you respond? – A workshop from Debbie Smith and Gail Gibson.

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  • Life Rocks
Central London Humanists presents:

Clerical child rapists and their facilitators – are the churches coming clean? by Keith Porteous Wood

Wednesday 15th February @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu, 2nd Feb, 2017
Keith at the unveiling of a buste of Charles Bradlaugh, founder of the NSS, for the 150th anniversary celebration

Keith Porteous Wood took seven years to get the Vatican examined by the UN for its non-compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly over clerical rape and other violence against children in its care. The UN’s verdict could hardly have been more damning.

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  • Central London Humanists