HeritageEvents

22
JAN
Reweirding: Car Park Life
Conway Hall

I have stood in the psychedelic plains of Patagonia thumb out in the hope of a passing vehicle; I have walked through a smoking lava flow in Iceland; but here on the central barrier of the concrete access ramp to Herne Bays…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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25
JAN
Get The Guy - Transform Your Love Life, London
Amba Hotel Marble Arch

Matthew Husseys UK events team brings you a brand new event with new contentDo you feel like youre missing out on all the fun and opportunities and feel uncomfortable in new situations We want to help you change all that starting with…

Location: 1.9 milesaway

TEL: 07432 453322
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26
JAN
Thinking on Sunday: What We Need To Do Now - Towar
Conway Hall

Chris Goodall shows the route to a society that emits no carbon dioxide but is also fairer healthier and more content than at present. In this talk he will briefly go through subjects as diverse as housing food and clothing. The transition…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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29
JAN
The value of care: Womens work & emotional labo
Royal College of Nursing

Nursing is essentially womens work wrote a journalist in the Yorkshire Observer in 1919 just before the introduction of registration It is truly a labour of love for their hours are long and their work demands the best that is in them…

Location: 1.4 milesaway

TEL: 03453 373368
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09
FEB
Thinking on Sunday: Witch Hunts Today
Conway Hall

Harmful practices due to belief in witchcraft have seen a huge increase in the past six years both globally and in the UK and Kirsty Brimelow QC and author and campaigner Syd Moore have joined forces to expose this phenomenon.They will contextualise…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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13
FEB
Thinking on Science: Origins - How the Earth Made
Conway Hall

As a species we are shaped by our environment. Geological forces drove our evolution in East Africa; mountainous terrain led to the development of democracy in Greece; and today voting behaviour in the United States follows the bed of an ancient sea.…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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17
FEB
Ethical Matters: People Like Us
Conway Hall

What does it take to make it in modern BritainAsk a politician and theyll tell you its hard work. Ask a millionaire and theyll tell you its talent. Ask a CEO and theyll tell you its dedication. But what if none of…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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20
FEB
The future of food
Royal Geographical Society

Hungry to know how you can eat more sustainably Curious about the future of the food on our platesOur expert panel will look at food security and the potential role of new technology as well as how we can be more mindful…

Location: 2.8 milesaway

TEL: 02075 913100
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23
FEB
Thinking on Sunday: Among the Women of Isis
Conway Hall

In early 2014 the Islamic State clinched its control of Raqqa in Syria. Baghdadi the leader of ISIS urged Muslims around the world to come join the caliphate. Witnessing the brutal oppression of the Assad regime in Syria and moved to fight…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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23
FEB
Pre-concert Talk | The History of the Cello Sonata
Conway Hall

British composer journalist and lecturer Robert Hugill returns to Conway Hall for a free pre‐concert talk exploring the history of the cello sonata.Growing out of the continuo sonata the history of the cello sonata is one of the liberation of the cello.…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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04
MAR
A Natural History of Raising Concerns
Royal College of Nursing

Nurses in the early twentieth century were told to practice unquestioning loyalty and obedience to their superior officers and the hospitals they worked in. But what happened to those nurses who raised concerns about such things as safety conditions or staffing An…

Location: 1.4 milesaway

TEL: 03453 373368
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08
MAR
Thinking on Sunday: Rankings That Rankle
Conway Hall

Psychologists tell us that we are obsessed with status. Annual awards and league tables of universities liveable cities and national happiness reflect this obsession and can be influential when people make decisions particularly if they are maximisers. But how valid are these…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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10
MAR
Black Nurses in Britain before Windrush
Royal College of Nursing

Black nurses trained and worked in Britain well before registration began. Stephen Bourne gives an illustrated talk about the lives of some of these women from the 1880s to the 1940s including Annie Brewster Eva Lowe and Princess Ademola.…

Location: 1.4 milesaway

TEL: 03453 373368
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10
MAR
Reweirding: The World of AI-Powered Creativity
Conway Hall

Todays computers are composing music that sounds more Bach than Bach turning photographs into paintings in the style of Van Goghs Starry Night and even writing screenplays. But are computers truly creativeor are they merely tools to be used by musicians artists…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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12
MAR
Geographical journeys: microlectures
Royal Geographical Society

An evening packed with tales of adventure and discovery to entertain and inspire.Discussion encouraged afterwards in the bar.Organised by the Younger Members Committee.Venue: Royal Geographical Society 1 Kensington Gore Greater London SW7 2ARPriceStandard: GBP 12.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com476373‐0pid269…

Location: 2.8 milesaway

TEL: 02075 913100
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20
MAR
Geographical lates: British landscapes
Royal Geographical Society

Every landscape has a story to tell and Britain has many landscapes.Listen to some of these stories as our experts guide you around our island discover tips for your next staycation and learn how we can all live a little more sustainably.Venue:…

Location: 2.8 milesaway

TEL: 02075 913100
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22
MAR
Thinking on Sunday: Unspeakable: The Things We Can
Conway Hall

As a teenager Harriet Shawcross stopped speaking at school for almost a year retreating into herself and communicating only when absolutely necessary. As an adult she became fascinated by the limits of language and in this talk and her book Unspeakable she…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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08
APR
Thinking on Science: The Alchemy of Us
Conway Hall

In her new book The Alchemy of Us scientist and science writer Ainissa Ramirez examines eight inventionsclocks steel rails copper communication cables photographic film light bulbs hard disks scientific labware and silicon chipsand reveals how they shaped the human experience. She describes…

Location: 0.5 milesaway

TEL: 02074 051818
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