HeritageEvents

18
FEB
RIBA + VitrA Talk: Frida Escobedo
RIBA

Frida Escobedo is principal and founder of an architecture and design studio based in Mexico City. She will join us to discuss her recent work including the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion and forthcoming projects.The projects produced at Escobedos studio operate within a theoretical…

Location: 1.3 miles away

TEL: 02075 805533
ratingratingratingratingrating
18
FEB
The Perils of Perception - Why We're Wrong About N
Conway Hall

Do you eat too much sugar Is violence in the world increasing or decreasing What proportion of your country are Muslim What does it cost to raise a child How much do we need to save for retirement How much tax do…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
ratingratingratingratingrating
24
FEB
The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far R
Conway Hall

This talk explores the interaction between the new far right and Islamist extremists and considers the consequences for the global terror threat. Julia Ebner argues that far right and Islamist extremist narratives ‐ The West is at war with Islam and Muslims…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
ratingratingratingratingrating
28
FEB
FORUM, a celebration of women in architecture talk
RIBA

Ahead of the annual Women in Architecture awards Luncheon on 1 March The Architectural Review and the Architects Journal in partnership with RIBA will celebrate the best design by female architects from around the world.Join the discussion with four emerging architects under…

Location: 1.3 miles away

TEL: 02075 805533
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
MAR
An Audience with Robert Pires
Fitzjohn's Primary School

Listen to stories untold before about the great Arsenal teams of the early 2000s including the title‐winning Invincibles. Ask questions you have always wanted to ask in an intimate atmosphere. There will also be lots of opportunities for photos and autographs.Well‐known football…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 07580 097954
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
MAR
Thinking on Sunday: Digital Control
Conway Hall

Our contemporary age is confronted by a profound contradiction: on the one hand our lives as workers consumers and citizens have become ever more monitored by new technologies. On the other big business and finance become increasingly less regulated and controllable.What does…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
ratingratingratingratingrating
14
MAR
Wanted: Educated Women of Culture
Royal College of Nursing

During the late nineteenth century hospital trustees in Philadelphia actively recruited British nurse superintendents to administer their newly established hospitals and nurse training schools in an attempt to raise the status of their institutions. The British nurses who responded varied in both…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 03453 373368
ratingratingratingratingrating
17
MAR
Thinking on Sunday: The Science of Conversation
Conway Hall

We spend much of our day talking. Yet we know little about the conversational engine that drives our everyday lives. We are pushed and pulled around by language far more than we realise yet are seduced by stereotypes and myths about communication.…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
ratingratingratingratingrating
18
MAR
Thinking on Monday: Making Evil - The Science Behi
Conway Hall

Why do we think and do evil What can science teach us about why humans do bad things And what do our reactions to deviance teach us about ourselvesDrawing together science psychology and philosophy Dr Julia Shaw unlocks the intricacies of the…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
ratingratingratingratingrating
19
MAR
RIBA + VitrA Talk: Emre Arolat
RIBA

Emre Arolat is a co‐founder of Emre Arolat Architecture one of the largest architectural practices in Turkey with offices in Istanbul London and New York. Emre Arolat joins us to discuss recent projects including the Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul that won a…

Location: 1.3 miles away

TEL: 02075 805533
ratingratingratingratingrating
20
MAR
Hot Flushes: Menopause History
Royal College of Nursing

In 1936 Marie Stopes argued that the crises of a womans life had been much debated by male medical writers and perhaps the most artificially created crisis had been her change: the menopause. Join us for a taboo‐shattering look at the effects…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 03453 373368
ratingratingratingratingrating
23
MAR
Get The Guy - Transform Your Love Life, London
Amba Hotel Marble Arch

Get The Guy UK events team welcomes women looking for dating advice and ladies who just want to gain confidence to apply in other areas of their life too. In one afternoon you will learn; our best tried‐and‐tested secrets that will transform…

Location: 1.9 miles away

TEL: 07432 453322
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
APR
John Singer Sargent's People
Outside National Portrait Gallery

During the late Victorian and Edwardian period American painter John Singer Sargent created beautiful portraits of members of London society. This two hour walk looks at the people who he painted and tells their story and why John Singer Sargent painted them.Venue:…

Location: 2.2 miles away

TEL: 07806 714006
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
APR
Sewers and Toilets - How London Tackled its Sanita
Farringdon Underground

Sewers andToilets ‐ How London Solved its Sanitation Problems‐ Walking TourIn the fifty years between 1801 and 1851 Londons population almost tripled the largest city the world had ever seen ‐ and creatinghuge public health challenges. Outbreaks of Cholera and Typhoid killed…

Location: 2.1 miles away

TEL: 07806 714006
ratingratingratingratingrating
13
APR
Walking the Hidden River Fleet
Hampstead Tube Station

Thousands of people crossthe River Fleet every day but few of them realise it. The Fleet is mostly hidden underground today but Footprints of London guides Rob Smith andJenni Bowleywill be following its course from the springs of Hampstead to the Thames…

Location: 1.9 miles away

TEL: 07806 714006
ratingratingratingratingrating
28
APR
Thinking on Sunday: London Housing - Corruption an
Conway Hall

George Turner is an investigative journalist and housing campaigner. In 2015 he took the Secretary of State Shell Oil Canary Wharf Group the Mayor of London and Lambeth Council to the Court of Appeal over plans build 7 new skyscrapers on the…

Location: 1.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
ratingratingratingratingrating