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Central London Humanists presents:

Gambling, the most addictive drug?

Wednesday 28th September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon, 19th Sep, 2016
Central London Humanists Logo

Pro-gambler, Rumit Somaiya, talks about his vice and whether gambling is an addiction or unethical.

Action for Happiness presents:

Mindfulness for life – with Richard Burnett

Tuesday 27th September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue, 27th Sep, 2016
richard burnett

Join Action for Happiness for an inspiring evening as Richard Burnett explains how mindfulness can transform wellbeing in schools and help create the foundation for fulfilling lives and a happier society.

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

a glimpse of ART and imagination – Closing Event

Tuesday 27th September @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu, 22nd Sep, 2016
Barbara Marks

One more week to catch or revisit ‘a glimpse of ART and imagination’. Meet the artist Barbara Marks on Tuesday 27th September.

Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Alauda Quartet

Sunday 25th September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat, 23rd Jul, 2016
Alauda Quartet

Haydn: Quartet in G Op.76/1
Borodin: Quartet No.2 in D
Debussy: Quartet in G minor Op.10

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Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

The Abolition of Aging?

Sunday 25th September @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu, 18th Aug, 2016
Abolition of Aging

If we choose to prioritise this project, there’s a high probability that comprehensive, affordable, reliable therapies for human rejuvenation will be available by 2040. People everywhere, on the application of these treatments, will, if they wish, stop becoming biologically older.

In this provocative talk, David Wood reviews the ethical dilemmas and opportunities arising. He will urge society to embrace a project for “The abolition of aging” (the title of his recent book), which could change humanity forever.

Sexy Science presents:

The Science of Attraction & Relationships

Saturday 24th September @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu, 11th Aug, 2016
sexy science

At this workshop led by Dr Mairi Macleod, learn how an evolutionary approach can help you understand the desires, preferences and behaviour of yourself and others, use this understanding to predict outcomes with different people and in different contexts, and have confidence in your relationship decisions.

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Claire McGowan presents:

How to write a novel (and get published)

Saturday 24th September @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon, 9th May, 2016
Once Upon A Time

How to write a novel (and get published) with author, Claire McGowan.

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Piano Auctions Limited presents:

Piano Auctions

Thursday 22nd September @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon, 19th Sep, 2016
Piano Auction

Piano Auctions returns to Conway Hall on the 22nd September. Viewings from Tuesday 19th September 2016.

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Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Trio Isimsiz

Sunday 18th September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat, 23rd Jul, 2016
Trio Isimsiz 2 (c) Kaupo Kikkas

Mozart: Trio in E K542
Fauré: Trio in D minor Op.120
Schumann: Trio No.3 in G minor Op.110

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Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Children’s Workshop with Calum Huggan (percussionist)

Sunday 18th September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat, 13th Aug, 2016
Calum Huggan

The perfect way to kick off our new season of workshops, Calum will get everyone on their feet in rhythm games, body percussion and much more

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Will the Robots Win?

Sunday 18th September @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon, 15th Aug, 2016
3D illustration of robots.

Dirk Gorissen aims to demystify the topic of machine learning, tell us where the state-of-the-art is and what societal questions it raises.

Open House London presents:

Open House London 2016

Saturday 17th September @ 10:00 am - Sunday 18th September @ 5:00 pm
Tue, 13th Sep, 2016
Open House

Conway Hall is opening its doors and joining in Open House London. Throughout the weekend of Sat 17th – Sun 18th September Conway Hall will provide guided tours of our historic and fascinating building.

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Free Verse presents:

Free Verse: The Poetry Book Fair 2016

Saturday 17th September @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon, 13th Jun, 2016
Free Verse Poetry Book Fair

Free Verse is an all-day bazaar, market, library, meeting place, performance venue, information resource and more. Celebrating the vitality of contemporary poetry in the UK, publishers both large and small, both experimental and traditional, display and sell their work direct to the public.

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sounddelivery presents:

Being the Story

Friday 16th September @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue, 21st Jun, 2016
being the story

Being the Story is a one day event featuring the stories of 10 inspirational individuals which will spark conversations, challenge perceptions and provoke ideas.

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Russell Davies presents:

Interesting 2016

Thursday 15th September @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu, 12th May, 2016
Building 1000 moustraps

The return of the Interesting Conference 2016.

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Conway Hall Ethical Society & London Fortean Society presents:

From the Shadows: The Architecture and Afterlife of Nicholas Hawksmoor

Wednesday 14th September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu, 23rd Jun, 2016
Fortean Hawksmoor Conway

Owen Hopkins explores how and why this mythology has grown up around Hawksmoor and his work and how it relates to the real historical figure.

The Martin Ryle Trust and Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Islam and the West: a personal perspective — a lecture by Sir Michael Atiyah, OM FRS

Wednesday 14th September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu, 9th Jun, 2016
Sir Michael Atiyah

Sir Michael Atiyah, OM, FRS, will discuss the relationship between Islam and the West, building on his personal involvement. He will emphasise the cultural, scientific and commercial interactions over the centuries, including ethical, political and security aspects.

Arab Humanists presents:

History of Doubt in the Muslim World

Tuesday 13th September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed, 17th Aug, 2016
Arab Humanists

A presentation by Nourhan Nassar, founder & member of Arab humanists

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Conway Hall in association with the British Humanist Association presents:

London Thinks – In Conversation: Richard Holloway & Andrew Copson

Monday 12th September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun, 14th Aug, 2016
Holloway Copson

In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, Richard Holloway and Andrew Copson talk about the trials and tribulations of religion and belief, and what it means to be a humanist in the 21st century

Conway Hall Sunday Concerts presents:

Gémeaux Quartet

Sunday 11th September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat, 23rd Jul, 2016
Gémeaux Quartet (c) Helge Zucker-Nawrot 5

Haydn: Quartet in F minor Op.20/5
Mendelssohn: Four Pieces for String Quartet Op.81
Brahms: Quartet in A minor Op.51/2

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