‘Seven years ago I moved down from Yorkshire to London, and began painting canvasses. My work is inspired by the lines, textures, and reflected light of the city, the ever changing mirror of the River Thames, and the mesmerising dazzle of the City at night’.
Join us for a discussion with David Wood, Indra Adnan and Dr Lina Dencik about whether the age of big data and artificial intelligence will mean the demise of democracy as decisions are taken over by the algorithms of these techniques.
Wednesdays to Saturdays • 10am – 4pm – Sundays • 11am – 5pm. Our new, ground floor cafe, open to all, with an appetising variety of sandwiches, salads, soup, cake, hot & cold drinks and local honey… plus a live feed from our rooftop beehive!
The Ubele Initiative in Partnership with Conway Hall Ethical Society invites you to join us for lunch followed by presentations and a conversation!
Thomas Jefferson once observed that “information is the currency of democracy.” If this is right, what happens when that currency is corrupted by bad information — alternative facts, fake news, conspiracy theories and pseudo-science? This is the question that Mike Flood will pose in this talk.
Cathi Unsworth interweaves the true stories of the Hagley Woods mystery of 1943 and the trial of Helen Duncan, the last woman to be prosecuted for witchcraft in the UK, in 1944.
Carablanca is London’s longest-running tango club. The friendly, informal atmosphere ensures that beginners and visitors mix easily with the regular dancers. Music is traditional Argentine tango, milonga and vals, played in tandas with cortinas by guest DJs.
The London National Park City is a movement to make the capital greener, healthier and wilder. For one of the greenest cities in Europe this is a chance to connect Londoners and London’s many visitors to the outdoors, and for the city to lead the way on sustainability, biodiversity and the environment. We will be kicking off the week with the first ever London National Park City Fair. Organised by the National Park City Foundation, this is a free event with lots of interesting groups, speakers and ideas.
Conway Hall’s nineteenth century pamphlet collection and putting ourselves in the shoes of radical pamphleteers such as Annie Besant, Ernestine Rose, Thomas Paine and Richard Carlile. Sharing their thoughts on topics such as women’s rights, freedom of the press, contraception and suffrage, we will inhabit their lives, creating poetry, short stories and blog posts to form an online exhibition.
Journalist, broadcaster and eco lifestyle expert Lucy Siegle provides a powerful call to arms to end the plastic pandemic along with the tools we need to make decisive change. It is a clear-eyed, authoritative and accessible guide to help us to take decisive and effective personal action.