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Sunday Assembly

1st & 3rd Sundays, 11:00

Sunday Assembly presents

London Assembly

The Sunday Assembly is a godless congregation that celebrates life. Our motto: live better, help often, wonder more. Our mission: to help everyone find and fulfill their full potential. Our vision: a godless congregation in every town, city and village that wants one.

We are here for everyone who wants to:

  • Live Better. We aim to provide inspiring, thought-provoking and practical ideas that help people to live the lives they want to lead and be the people they want to be

  • Help Often. Assemblies are communities of action building lives of purpose, encouraging us all to help anyone who needs it to support each other

  • Wonder More. Hearing talks, singing as one, listening to readings and even playing games helps us to connect with each other and the awesome world we live in.

Come along to sing songs, hear talks, share tea and cake and enjoy community with 400 others. Just by being with us you should be energised, vitalised, restored, repaired, refreshed and recharged.

Entry free/donation.

See you soon down there.


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Carablanca Tango Club

Fridays

Carablanca Tango Club presents

Argentine tango dance evening

Carablanca is London’s longest-running tango club. The friendly, informal atmosphere ensures that beginners and visitors mix easily with the regular dancers.

The dance evening is an Argentine milonga.  Music is traditional Argentine tango, milonga and vals, played in tandas with cortinas by guest DJs.  There are also classes for beginners in a separate room.

Visit the Carablanca Tango Club website for more details.

Tickets: £12, paid on entry

7:30pm - midnight.


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Blood Donation

12 February - 29 June 2015

The next national blood donation dates at Conway Hall are:

Thu 12th Feb, 2015 09:00-11:30 / 12:45-15:15

Fri 13th Mar, 2015 09:00-11:30 / 12:45-15:15

Thu 4th Jun, 2015 08:50-11:10 / 12:40-15:05

Mon 29th Jun, 2015 08:50-11:10 / 12:40-15:05

Appointments can be made.

Please check the NHS website for up-to-date details of information and times, as they can change from the previously advertised dates.


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Special Events

Rhinegold Live: The Allegri Quartet

Tue 24 Mar 2015, 19:00

Rhinegold Live presents

The Allegri Quartet

18.15 drinks reception
19.00 recital

The Allegri Quartet celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2014, making it Britain’s oldest chamber group and cementing its key role in the British music scene. It has worked with composers such as Benjamin Britten, Michael Tippett, Elizabeth Maconchy, John Woolrich, Anthony Payne, Matthew Taylor and Alec Roth, collaborating with new commissions and recordings.

This concert is followed by an informal Q&A conducted by Kimon Daltas, editor of Classical Music magazine.

Programme to include:

Beethoven: Op 18 No. 3
Mvt 1 (Allegro)
Mvt 2 (Andante con moto)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 11

Alec Roth: String Quartet No. 3
Mvt 2
Mvt 3

Ludwig Thuille: String Quartet No. 2 in G major
Mvt 2 – Menuetto Allegretto

Free: Reserve your ticket

Every ticket-holder will be guaranteed a seat and a drink; there will be a limited number of places available on the day on a first-come, first-served basis, but on-the-day seats do not include a complimentary drink. There are 150 pre-registered tickets available, and each ticket must be applied for separately.

Once registered, you will receive an email which is your ticket: please print this email out and bring it with you on the day.

Please only book a ticket if you plan on attending the event.

(Image credit: ©Benjamin Ealovega)


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The AHS Convention 2015

27 - 29 March 2015

The Atheist, Humanist and Secular Societies, The British Humanist Association and Conway Hall Ethical Society presents

The AHS Convention 2015

We are delighted to welcome you to the AHS Convention on 27th – 29th March 2015.

We’ll be joined by some fantastic speakers, treated to some wonderful entertainment, and have the opportunity to meet non-religious students from AHS societies around the country.

The 2015 Convention will consist of the Young Humanists Launch, speaker and panel sessions on the Saturday, followed by evening entertainment and workshops for society members on the Sunday.

SPEAKERS

So far, we have confirmed the attendance of the following at Conway Hall on Saturday 28th March:

  • Susan Blackmore: Psychologist and Author of the Meme Machine
  • Natalie Haynes: Humanist Comedian, Writer & Classicist
  • Andrew Copson: Chief Executive of the British Humanist Association
  • Alom Shaha: Science Educator & Author of the Young Atheist’s Handbook
  • Jonny Scaramanga: Former Evangelical Christian & founder of Leaving Fundamentalism
  • Hayley Stevens: Ghost Geek & skeptical Paranormal Researcher
  • Ruth Haydock: AHS Board Member & Founder of Recovering from Religion St Andrews

Tickets: £20 public, £15 students. With travel grants available to students. 


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Film & Theatre

No Frills

Wed 8 July 2015, 19:45

The Conway Collective presents:

Dotdotdot Dance Company in No Frills
 
Three dancers, one voice, one guitar and one percussion box.

No Frills is flamenco stripped down to its bare essence.

Through an exploration of a number of its traditional styles in their most evocative form, this show is a celebration of the raw and nuanced energy that flamenco awakens, not only in the dancer but in the spectator too.

Dancers Noemi Luz, Magdalena Mannion and Yinka Esi Graves, seamlessly interweave their individual styles creating a shared flamenco language which is accompanied by Ana Colom's evocative singing. 

No Frills asks the spectator to put aside pre-conceptions of what flamenco is, instead giving a unique insight into its rhythms, melodies, energy and power.

Tickets £10, £8

Art Council UK


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Film & Theatre

Golem

Tue 28 July 2015; 19:45

The Conway Collective presents:

Golem

Writer and performer Richard Waring  teams up with director Luke Dixon in the creation of a new solo show. 

Times are dangerous for the Jews. Their windows are being smashed, their graveyards overturned, and some are being murdered.
They are even being accused of using the blood of Christian babies in their Passover bread.
The threat of violence is ever present.
One dark night a Rabbi creates a creature from the mud of the river bank.
It is a being of enormous strength, with power to defend the Jews from those who would destroy them.
But can the old rabbi control his own creation? 

An old tale retold.
Never has the story been more pertinent. 

Only London performance prior to New York. 

Tickets: £10, £5


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