Sunday Assembly London is held at 11am on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at Conway Hall.
Our theme for this Assembly has still not been announced and the headline speaker is still a secret mystery….
Get involved in our exclusive celebration event on The National Citizen Service Action Day, which gives you the opportunity to reunite with your NCS mates, listen to some live music and learn more about how to get actively involved in your communities from a huge range of amazing partners!
Space and Propagation: A Club Critical Theory Special at Conway Hall
Club Critical Theory open up a critical space for Conway Actants — an artistic and curatorial collaboration between Deborah Gardner and Jane Millar that directly responds to Conway Hall’s spaces, ethos, activities and archive.
A rare appearance in London from one of the world’s leading Astrophysicists to talk about the new windows on the Universe that have changed virtually everything we think about its makeup and possible size, its past, and its future.
Lizzy Le Quesne will teach an Skinner Releasing Technique class addressing alignment and exploration of the physical self using guided kinesthetic imagery, gentle hands-on partnerwork and freeform dancing. Suitable for all levels of movement experience.
We currently understand very little about how the brain’s hundred thousand million neurons enable us to function, but as technology provides more neurological detail, the mechanisms behind all our various abilities will become intelligible.
Camden Arts Centre 50th Anniversary Lecture Series: Talk 4 – Redefining Narratives of Contemporary Culture
This talk will look at how we challenge the Western canon of contemporary art, ensuring that UK institutions have dialogues around diversity and the representation of artists from across the world alongside British minority artists, whilst thinking about how we mediate these differences.
Will you be remembered after you're dead? The Z List Dead List is a comedy show about obscure people from history. Four guest historians champion a little known figure from history to be put on the Z List Dead List. Who wins? You decide.
When you have a loved one with a learning disability, it is important to have measures in place to ensure a secure financial future for your family. This seminar is an ideal place to get started – you will be able to find valuable information and legal advice on wills and trusts, as well as gaining peace of mind.
Fabien Thouand (oboe) With Members of the London Symphony Orchestra
Fabien Thouand - oboe
Laurent Quenelle - violin
Malcolm Johnston - viola
Eve-Marie Caravassilis - cello
Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F K370
Fiala: Oboe Quartet in F
Britten: Phantasy in F minor
Moeran: Fantasy Quartet
Françaix: Quartet (for Cor Anglais and String Trio)
How Should we use Unproven Treatments During an Epidemic?
Dr Annette Rid discusses the key points of using unproven treatments during an epidemic, the ethical controversy and draws some important lessons for how we should use unproven vaccines and treatments during future epidemics.
The sixth (!) The Story conference will be on Friday, February 19th, at Conway Hall in London. Last year you told us it was the best event yet, with brilliant speakers including Nelly Ben-Hayoun, James Bridle, Alexa Clay, Kati London, Gary Carter, Lucy Perman and Simon Munnery. This year we're getting an even more eclectic, challenging and inspiring list of speakers together, so get your tickets now!
Performance Workshop: Materials for the Moment – Improvisation in Performance
Come and spend an evening with some of the best, brightest and most inspiring theatre, dance and movement practitioners in the country. Learn new skills, release hidden talents, improve your practice and create new work.
Ilona Domnich - soprano
Mario Sofroniou - tenor
Simon Wallfisch - baritone
Simon Callaghan - piano
Join us for a romantic evening of arias and duets from La bohème, Rigoletto, Die Zauberflöte, Les Pêcheurs de perles and more popular operas.
In a tantalising talk Jonathan Essex will describe such a ‘circular economy’- with recycling at its core? How
will it affect our relationship not just with our environment, but with each other, and with the rest of the world?
Loss of sovereignty, privatisation, TTIP, attacks on wages, threats to peace – the EU has been a disaster for Britain, for the working class, and for trade unions. Make sure the real voice of British workers is heard. Come and discuss. All welcome.
Dating in London: a dive into a wide ocean of fabulous fish people, a smouldering melting pot of hot humanity or an anxious, hectic meat market of cold flesh? With February flushing our cheeks for Valentine’s Day we take a look at lovin’ in the city.
Join CraftNet and the Crafts Council for an afternoon exploring partnership and collaborations in craft practice. Craft makers and other creative professionals frequently work in partnerships, and this networking event will present case studies on collaborative working to spark discussion about different models for making work.
Watch pianist Jonathan Plowright perform solo works by Brahms, Mozart, Paderewski and Chopin. This concert is followed by an informal Q&A which will be conducted by Owen Mortimer, Editor of International Piano magazine.
Focusing on the recent efforts of their long-running Save The Arctic Campaign, Greenpeace Head of Art & Editorial Mel Evans will be joined by fellow Arctic campaigner Elena Polisano. They'll divulge their insights on how to build world-saving efforts into the creative strategies of the brands you work with.
London Thinks has gathered experts in psychology, religion and cults to explore the idea of belief. Why do we believe the things we do? Are we genetically programmed to believe in the supernatural, or is belief socially imposed upon us from a young age? Were Abrahamic religious texts always considered to be the word of God or is religious literalism a modern invention? Samira Ahmed chairs as our panelists discuss these ideas and more in our first London Thinks of 2016.
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.