In their first appearance on the Conway Hall stage, the Eusebius Quartet combine gems of the core repertoire with film composer Erich Korngold’s second string quartet. Free entry for under-26s, courtesy of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.
This one day workshop explores the many different ways complex trauma can affect survivors, including: flashbacks, vigilance, numbing, emotional regulation, dissociation, identity fragmentation, psychosis, shame, relationship difficulties, eating distress & issues with ‘the body’.
This course is facilitated by Rai Waddingham, an experienced trainer with personal and professional experience of complex trauma and dissociation
Since springing into life over a decade ago, Robin Ince’s Christmas variety nights have become the stuff of legend. Now, after a few years hiatus The Cosmic Shambles Network are proud to present the return of Nine New Lessons and Carols for Godless People! Four nights of science, comedy, music and the usual shambles.
“This Week in Stupid Live” – An Evening with Sargon of Akkad
The first ever live show by YouTuber Carl Benjamin, who runs the channel Sargon of Akkad. The evening will be spent discussing politics, philosophy and the endless idiocy of the extremes of each political wing.
As the world's leading auctioneers of pianos and keyboard instruments and with over 35 years of experience, this specialist team is able to offer the best professional advice on selling or buying your instrument. Viewing takes place from the Tuesday to Thursday of each sale week at Conway Hall.
Dr Henry Marsh, renowned for his outstanding contributions as a leading neurosurgeon and also for his bold and highly regarded commentaries and writings on the NHS will address this critical question head-on, providing insights into the future for our health service.
London Fortean Society host talks on THE MYSTERIUM. The Mysterium is a thoroughly modern exploration of the world’s most bizarre and enigmatic phenomena. Drawing on contemporary folklore, unsolved mysteries and unsettling oddities from the dark corners of the internet, three of its authors delves into some of the strangest and most enduring stories of our modern age.
At the Adam Smith Institute, we advocate for ideas that will make the world a freer, better, richer place. We aim to be radical and reasonable – pushing for bold reforms but backing it up with cold, hard evidence.
A unique photographic celebration by Timothy Ginn of the superpowers it has taken for women at the forefront of the worlds of Arts and Science to establish themselves as superheroes in their individual fields.
Our ever-popular Would Like to Meet… networking events offers Sound Connections members the chance to meet, share and learn from others in the sector. These events allow the Sound Connections team and its London-wide membership to come together, share their practice, and find out more about the latest news in the world of music education.
The finale of the Big Blanket Project, in aid of homeless charity Crisis, where 50 blankets - made by over 200 people including school children, designers, keen amateur crafters, a group of civil servants, academics, students and Women’s Institute groups - will be assembled to create a 10 x 7.5m image.
The Conway Collective in collaboration with London Metropolitan University present an evening of New Choreographic experiments influenced by the science of self-organisation, swarming, social activism, somatic discovery, bees and honey.
Revolution, Counter-revolution and Confusion: The legacy of the Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution inspired millions and many joined organisations seeking to spread the ‘proletarian revolution’ to the four corners of the earth. Mike Howgate looks at its legacy and asks, 100 years on, what place is there for the proletariat in the modern struggle?
A half-day event for parents and professionals with two fantastic speakers, exploring the role of the immune system and medical disorders possibly underlying or contributing to some of the symptoms and behaviours in autism: current knowledge, testing and treatments
The gripping story of the Levellers, the radical movement at the heart of the English Revolution, presented by author of 'The Leveller Revolution - Radical Political Organisation in England, 1640–1650', John Rees.
The Many Faces of Bigfoot: Manifestations of a Mystery
Cryptozoology, or “the study of hidden animals,” focuses both on creatures generally considered extinct but believed by some to still exist, as well as creatures of mythology, legend, and folklore that are purported to be based on a biological reality. David Floyd's presentation will pursue the idea that such creatures and their similars have appeared so consistently throughout the matter of western civilization as to indicate a biological reality as their origin.
An important figure in Freethought, Annie Besant stood trial with Charles Bradlaugh in 1877 for publishing a birth control pamphlet The Fruits of Philosophy. Like Bradlaugh, Annie Besant argued the case for birth control on Malthusian economic as well as proto feminist reasons. Deborah Lavin goes back to basics, taking a new look at Annie Besant, the Hicklin Test for Obscenity and birth control as a secularist issue.
Psychoanalysis and the Russian Revolution: Freud and his followers in Russia Pre- and Post-1917
This talk from David Morgan will explore Sigmund Freud's numerous connections with Russia; focusing on his influence among Russian analysts and their interactions with the international psychoanalytical movement, as well as assessing the Russian contribution to the development of psychoanalytical theories.
We host talks, concerts, exhibitions, courses, performances, community and social events. However, we are an independent charity and receive no funding from the government. Everything we do is dependent upon our commercial activity and the generosity of supporters like you.