HeritageEvents

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APR
Fundamentalism Rising: Humanism Under Threat in In
Conway Hall

There may be a long‐term global trend toward humanism but in some regions of the world we are witnessing a reverse trend with an alarming rise of religious and nationalist fundamentalist groups. India and Bangladesh are one theatre of a backlash of…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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25
APR
Incendiary Words and Rebellious Campaigns: 1840-18
Conway Hall

A 6‐week course 6:30‐8:30pm every Thursday 25 April ‐ 30 MayAs part of the HLF‐funded Victorian Blogging project Conway Hall will be running an interactive 6‐part evening course focusing on Londons radical and rebellious writers pamphleteers journalists and activists whose words challenged…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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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: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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04
MAY
Swedenborg and the Body
Swedenborg House

SATURDAY 4 May 2019 doors open 1.30 close 5.00 The body in the 18th and early 19th centuries was subject to intense debate and study with scholars and laypeople alike engaging with discourses around Cartesianism anatomy temperance and more. Swedenborg and…

Location: 3.5 miles away

TEL: 02074 057986
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09
MAY
Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture
The Royal Geographical Society

We are delighted to announce Ben Fogle as guest speaker at the 11th Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture at the Royal Geographic Society in London on Thursday 9th May. Ben is a modern day journeyman and broadcaster who regularly appears on…

Location: 1.6 miles away

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11
MAY
The 1919 Epsom riot,
Bourne Hall Museum Children Club

with its crowded Military Hospitals camps and large numbers of Canadian soldiers in Woodcote Camp waiting to go home. See how events boiled over out of hand during an incident in a local pub which led to the infamous riot of 1919…

Location: 9.4 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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12
MAY
Examining Intelligence: Novelists on Education and
Conway Hall

How do you rate your own intelligence Chances are the question makes you reflect on your experiences at school and perhaps especially on your exam results even if you dont believe school or exams are a genuine measure of mental worth.As mass…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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18
MAY
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: 2.6 miles away

TEL: 07432 453322
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20
MAY
YouTubers: How YouTube shook up TV and created a n
Conway Hall

Only now are many people waking up to YouTubes immense power over a new generation. Its stars can sell out stadiums make millions and bring city centres to a stand‐still before they even reach their twenties. Yet we still know almost as…

Location: 3.7 miles away

TEL: 02074 051818
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30
MAY
Responsible travel discussion
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Are you determined to reduce the impact of your holidays on the planet If so join our panel of experts as they discuss the various approaches you can take and answer the question: what does it mean to travel wellOur panelClare Jenkinson…

Location: 1.6 miles away

TEL: 02075 913100
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06
JUN
'On the Front Line'; Wildlife Conservation in Afri
Royal Geographical Society

Headline Speakers:Holly BudgeWorld‐Record Adventurer Conservationist DesignerHolly will be sharing her adventurous tales of fundraising from the summit of Everest to immersing herself with the Black Mambas an all female front line anti‐poaching team in South Africa. Holly founded How Many…

Location: 1.6 miles away

TEL: 07770 507686
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08
JUN
Architectural Photo Walk of King's Cross St Pancra
RIBA

Pick up a camera and explore one of Londons largest re‐development zones on our latest architectural photo walk of the Kings Cross and St Pancras area. Previously an industrial area defined by its rail landscape and dissected by the Regents Canal the…

Location: 3.2 miles away

TEL: 02073 073798
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09
JUN
The Epsom Riot and the Death of Thomas Green
Bourne Hall Museum

Earlier in the evening two of the soldiers had been arrested after a disturbance at the Riflemen pub and this was the excuse to march onthe Police Station to demand their release. Discover why feelings were running high at the end of…

Location: 9.4 miles away

TEL: 02083 941734
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01
JUL
Climate change challenges: lessons from Bangladesh
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Focusing on Bangladesh a country that has been in the spotlight in recent years for being a hotspot of climate vulnerability due to its geographical and economic context this discussion will take a very different lens on the country and focus on…

Location: 1.6 miles away

TEL: 02075 913100
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