HeritageEvents

28
AUG
CAVE PAINTING
Bourne Hall Museum Children's Club

Wednesday 28 August 11am‐12.pm & 2pm‐3.pm In the deep time of prehistory early men crawled down into the darkest caves and used light from primitive candles to paint pictures of themselves and the animals they hunted. They left behind a vivid…

Location: 9.4 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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09
SEP
London Fortean Society: The Bodies Beneath
Conway Hall

Veteran film curators William Fowler and Vic Pratt crack open the caskets of forgotten or neglected British films and telly to serve up a feast of curiosities to tempt the palate of even the most jaded cinephile. Their unflinching all‐embracing investigative gaze…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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09
SEP
A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance and
Conway Hall

AC Grayling discusses with Selina OGrady her ground‐breaking new book In the Name of God: A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance. Told through contemporary chronicles stories and poems Selina OGrady explores the intertwined histories of the Muslim Christian and Jewish persecutors…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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15
SEP
Pre-Concert Talk: Robert Hugill: Arrangement, Tran
Conway Hall

British composer journalist and lecturer Robert Hugill returns to Conway Hall for a free Pre‐Concert Talk exploring arrangement transcription and popularisation in classical chamber music.Arrangements and transcriptions were everywhere in the late 18th and 19th centuries from Beethoven symphonies for piano duet…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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25
SEP
Know Your Place: The Gem of Strawberry Hill
Strawberry Hill House & Garden

Twickenhams historic gem Strawberry Hill House was saved by the initiative of local supporters. This talk will cover how the house went from at risk to winning awards including the top European prize for restoration within 10 years of setting up the…

Location: 7.4 miles away

TEL: 02087 441241
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02
OCT
Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames
Conway Hall

Mudlark mAdla;k noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a river or harbourLara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for over fifteen years in pursuit of the objects that the river unearths: from Neolithic flints…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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10
OCT
Power geometries and prioritising place in climate
Latymer Upper School

Place attachment emotional bonds to place are an important explanation of why people remain in place under negative climate change impacts. Using perspectives from mobilities geographies particularly Doreen Masseys ideas of power geometries and progressive sense of place Dr Helen Adams analyses…

Location: 3 miles away

TEL: 02075 913100
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13
OCT
Thinking on Sunday: In Praise of Walking: The New
Conway Hall

Walking enabled us to walk out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. It freed our hands and freed our minds. We put one foot in front of the other without thinking ‐ yet how many of us…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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20
OCT
Pre-Concert Talk: Peter Quantrill - Small Steps an
Conway Hall

To tie in with the Bloomsbury Festival which is taking place at Conway Hall during the weekend journalist and musicologist Peter Quantrill discusses the development of the string quartet and its early pioneers.This FREE event will be followed by the evenings Sunday…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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24
OCT
The city of tomorrow
Royal Geographical Society

Join our panel to examine and discuss alternative visions of urban futures. We will cover planning sustainability governance and new technology leaving you with a sense of how everyday city life is being reimagined by geographers.Venue: Royal Geographical Society 1 Kensington Gore…

Location: 1.6 miles away

TEL: 02075 913100
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05
NOV
Guerrilla Tactics 2019: Understanding the Develope
Royal Institute of British Architects

The conference will help small practices understand the developer mind‐set and the cost of the decisions they make on clients behalf while giving them the tools and tactics to enrich their role as architect‐developers.Conference DayTuesday 5 NovemberDelegates will gain a better understanding…

Location: 3.2 miles away

TEL: 02073 073749
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07
NOV
Everest on film
Royal Geographical Society

From the first moving footage of the mountain captured by John Noel in 1922 to the celebrations surrounding the successful ascent in 1953 join us for an evening which celebrates the films and film‐makers who brought us the first dramatic moving images…

Location: 1.6 miles away

TEL: 02075 913100
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10
NOV
Pre-Concert Talk: Robert Hugill - A History of the
Conway Hall

British composer journalist and lecturer Robert Hugill returns to Conway Hall for a FREE Pre‐Concert Talk exploring the Cinderella Effect that occurred with the emergence of Mozarts piano quartet. Intended for amateurs but in fact far too difficult Mozarts first piano quartet…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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29
NOV
Geographical lates: COP25 climate talks
Royal Geographical Society

As the world convenes for major climate talks in Chile get a sense of being there without the airfare. Drop in and hear inspiring stories as our speakers discuss the way forward and what you can do. Get face‐to‐face with experts through…

Location: 1.6 miles away

TEL: 02085 913100
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08
DEC
Pre-Concert Talk: Robert Hugill - The Fascinating
Conway Hall

British composer journalist and lecturer Robert Hugill returns to Conway Hall for a free Pre‐Concert Talk exploring the invention and evolution of the saxophone.When it was invented by Adolphe Saxe the saxophone was only one of a number of instruments created to…

Location: 3.7 miles away

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: 1.6 miles away

TEL: 02075 913100
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