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12
JUN
Expansion Rebellion - Stop the Third Runway, Save
Conway Hall

A story of hope in the face of widespread consternation over the global climate crisis. For many people concerned about global warming the 2018 vote by UK parliamentarians to proceed with the plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport was a…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02074 051818
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13
JUN
Polling UnPacked - The History, Uses and Abuses of
Conway Hall

Mark Pack gives us the full story from the first rudimentary polls in the nineteenth century through attempts by politicians to ban polling in the twentieth century to the very latest techniques and controversies from the last few years. In equal parts…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02074 051818
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14
JUN
Tear Down their Statues, Build your own Monuments
Amersham Arms

Tear Down their Statues Build your own MonumentsAs we tear down their statues we shall build monuments of our own. With Alex von Tunzelmann Lucy Coleman Talbot Brockey Society and Films from Video Strolls.Alex von Tunzelmann ‐ Fallen IdolsIn 2020 statues across…

Location: New Cross
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07952 012487
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15
JUN
From Community to Hospital and Back Again
Online

Hear how the history of care for people with learning disabilities has shifted over time and how community care functions today.Before the early 19th century people with learning disabilities were largely ignored in healthcare and medicine. Since practitioners were paid by results…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 03453 373368
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21
JUN
A History of Sickle Cell Disease & Race in the NHS
Online

Join historians expert nurses and patients to find out more about the history of sickle cell disease and treatment in the UK.The British welfare state was founded on and supported by migrant Black and Asian labour. However these workers own healthcare and…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 03453 373368
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22
JUN
Cavendish Square HERstories: A Walking Tour
Royal College of Nursing

A walking tour of the history of nursing and womens suffrage around the Royal College of Nursing celebrating 100 years of the RCN Library.In 1918 some women in the UK gained the right to vote; in 1919 nurse activists achieved their goal…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 03453 373368
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26
JUN
Charged - How the Police Try to Suppress Protest (
Conway Hall

As the UK government tries to suppress all forms of dissent in their pursuit of more control how do the police manage crowds provoke violence and even break the lawSince the 1980s under successive governments the police have been allowed to suppress…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02074 051818
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28
JUN
England On Fire: A Visual Journey Through England'
Conway Hall

Mat Osman founding member of Suede author of The Ruins and world‐renowned image hunter Stephen Ellcock discuss anarchic magic of their collaboration England on Fire. Here you will find depictions of ancient trackways chalk carvings and standing stones of animal‐masked community rituals…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02074 051818
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03
JUL
Do Right and Fear No One: Birmingham Bombings to G
Conway Hall

Inspired from a young age to help the marginalised and voiceless Leslie Thomas QC has dedicated his career to fighting for the underdog and holding the State to account. His bookDo Right and Fear No One is an intimate and personal record…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02074 051818
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06
JUL
A History of Learning Disability and Human Rights
Online

Find out why we need to understand the history of learning disability to ensure better support for people with learning disabilities today.In many ways the past few decades have been a revolutionary period for people with learning disabilities across the world culminating…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 03453 373368
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10
JUL
Heretics and Horrors City Walk
St Paul's Underground Station

. Embark on this 90‐minute guided walk in the City of London exploring the horrors of living through the plague and the Great Fire of London.Walk along the medieval street plan of the City of London.How would people have lived during…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07545 020406
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11
JUL
Overruled: Confronting Our Vanishing Democracy in
Conway Hall

When the Prime Minister illegally prorogued Parliament barrister Sam Fowles was part of the team that took him to court and won. The scenes of the police violently restraining women at a vigil for Sarah Everard shook the nation. In a high‐profile…

Location: London
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02074 051818
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