Events in and around Aldwych

F Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)
B Pre-Booking required.

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

Sat 24th Feb Tea Time at China Exchange: A market celebrating all things tea F
Join us at tea market to celebrate all things tea, from tea pots and tea leaves, to books and decorative items, so join us and find your favourite cuppa. (Cost: 0)
Sat 24th Feb Battle of Tea Time B
Join us for a light-hearted, but none-the-less competitive, debate between Team GB and Team China to determine which nation is the king of tea time.
Sun 25th Feb Tea Time at China Exchange: A market celebrating all things tea F
Join us at tea market to celebrate all things tea, from tea pots and tea leaves, to books and decorative items, so join us and find your favourite cuppa. (Cost: 0)
Mon 26th FebToni Schiff Memorial Lecture: Moving Holocaust Stories F B
Toni Schiff, like many Jews before, during, and after the Second World War, was constantly on the move
Mon 26th FebThe 19th Century Craze for Stereoscopic Photography B
A talk about how Stereoscopic photography rapidly became a worldwide craze after the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Tue 27th FebThe Over-Analysers' Book Club presents: The Lord of the Rings B
Six performers from the worlds of reading, writing, publishing, academia and comedy will over-analyse the same classic book, each taking a different entertaining angle.
Tue 27th FebThe Vision of Empowerment: popular feminism and popular misogyny B
In this talk, Sarah Banet-Weiser will discuss the ways in which contemporary popular feminism re-imagines and re-directs what "empowerment" means for girls and women
Tue 27th FebEverything you know about genetics is wrong B
From strange patterns of inheritance to real life genetic superheroes living amongst us, whose DNA provides them with resilience against serious illnesses, science writer and broadcaster Dr Kat Arney explains what we do and don't know about how our genes work.
Tue 27th Feb21st-Century Magic B
How do modern day witches, druids and pagans find their place in the modern world, adapt (or not) their beliefs and maintain their networks in a world very different from the one in which their belief systems were founded?
Tue 27th FebDon't Write, Make a Record B
The remarkable story of the automatic record booth. Introduced in the 1930s, they allowed anyone at the end of a pier, at a railway station or in a department store to step up to the mic and record.
Wed 28th FebCrime and Global Justice B
Daniele Archibugi and Alice Pease offer an analysis of the successes and shortcomings of the global justice system from 1945 to the present day.
Wed 28th FebBook Launch: The Participants: The Men of the Wannsee Conference F B
Despite lasting less than two hours, the Wannsee Conference is today understood as a signal episode in the history of the Holocaust, exemplifying the labour division and bureaucratization that made th
Wed 28th FebLight and Darkness in the City: A Lighting Vision for the City of London F B
The event will provide the opportunity for an open discussion on how we can re-imagine the City after dark.
Wed 28th FebBoring Talks B
The evening features a selection of expert speakers talking passionately (but not too passionately) about subjects sitting on the intersection between the ubiquitous and the obscure.
Wed 28th FebOn the Buses and Going Underground B
What's it actually like to be a bus driver? Why do London bus numbers make no sense? Was the tube always this bad?
Thu 1st MarRoyal College of Physicians: Museum Lates F
Discover truly remarkable – but surprisingly little known – collections, featuring everything from artworks to scarce anatomical preparations and ext (Cost: 0)
Thu 1st MarBrexit: what next? B
Hilary Benn will speak about the Brexit negotiations and the future of the UK-EU relations.
Thu 1st MarStorstrm - the world's most humane prison B
An evening talk with project architects C.F. Møller, Marianne Levinsen Landskab and the director of the Prison Reform Trust on the most talked about architectural projects of 2017 – Storstrøm Prison.
Thu 1st MarLunch Hour Lecture - The birds and the bees: animal sex in medieval art B
Professor Mills will highlight some of the surprisingly varied responses to this theme during the Middle Ages.
Sun 4th MarMonthly open day at the Kirkaldy Testing Museum
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment. (Cost: 5)
Sun 4th MarThinking on Sunday: Electromagnetism – May the Force be with You B
Dr Peter Ford MBE asks: Is there any other form of intelligent life out there?
Mon 5th MarGrasping Shadows: The Dark Side in Painting B
What’s in a shadow? Danger and death? Or the vital life-force of whatever object casts it? Are shadows seductive nothings or truth-telling images of repressed sexuality and violence?
Tue 6th MarHeritage and Conservation Areas in London - What next? F
Two speakers from Historic England will review 50 years of Conservation Areas in London. (Cost: 0)
Tue 6th MarLondon Tramways Document Display B
Drop in to view a charming slice of design and social history.
Tue 6th MarArtificial Intelligence and Systemic Risk B
Will AI stabilise or destabilise the financial system? Might AI even cause a systemic financial crisis?
Tue 6th MarWhat if… we wanted all kids to love maths? B
Why do so many of us struggle with maths at school, and what can schools and parents do so that more children grow up enjoying this subject and confident in their use of numbers?
Tue 6th MarWho speaks for Muslims? B
Elizabeth Poole and colleagues discuss how – and by who – anti-Muslim sentiment is being challenged online.
Wed 7th MarPalace, Park and Square: St James's and the Birth of the West End B
Simon Thurley looks into the ingredients that went into making a court quarter there and the way it formed a blueprint for the new West End of London.
Wed 7th MarDaniel Finkelstein and Nick Robinson in conversation at The Wiener Library F B
To mark the publication of the first English translation E. I. Bornsteins 1967 memoir of his experiences during the Holocaust, The Long Night, we are delighted to welcome Daniel Finkelstein and Nick Robinson to The Wiener Library. As descendants of those whose lives were shaped and affected by the rise of the Nazis and the Holocaust, Finkelstein and Robinson will reflect upon the state of Holocaust education and commemoration in Britain.
Thu 8th MarBreaking the Silence: Women, Leadership, and #MeToo F B
​Come and celebrate International Women’s Day at an evening of lively discussions with a panel of inspirational leading women.

 

Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Sat 24th FebHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sun 25th FebThe Barbican Conservatory F
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London (Cost: 0)
Tue 27th FebSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Tue 27th FebThe Old Palace Tour F
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: 0)
Wed 28th FebNew London Neighbourhood Tour - Covent Garden B
A new walk for 2017, join NLA as we explore one of London’s most exciting and densely populated residential, retail and office neighbourhoods, anchored around one of London’s most visited sites, C
Sat 3rd MarHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sat 3rd Mar All that Jazz! - Walking Tour B
This walk explores nearly 100 years of jazz history in the West End, from the arrival of the first Americans in 1919 and the development of Jazz in Britain during the interwar years, stopping at many
Sat 3rd MarFree Saturday Library Tours F B
Join us for a free tour of our Library and Archives, especially if you're researching your family history.
Sun 4th MarThe Barbican Conservatory F
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London (Cost: 0)
Sun 4th MarCovent Garden Photography Walk B
Brush up your photography with a Covent Garden photography walk.
Sun 4th MarThe River Fleet (from Blackfriars To St Pancras) Guided Walking Tour With Author Paul Talling B
'Paul Talling is a connoisseur of these lost waterways' - BBC The One Show A detailed 3 1/2 hour guided walking tour of the lower part of the River Fleet's course, London's most well known lost riv
Tue 6th MarSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Tue 6th MarThe Old Palace Tour F
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: 0)
Sat 10th MarHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sat 10th MarResidents, Rascals and Riots B
Explore the streets of Holborn with Jo who grew up here
Sat 10th MarNew London Neighbourhood Tour - The City B
Traditionally the historic and financial heart of the capital, The City of London continues to experience ongoing regeneration

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Sat 24th FebSparta Global Hackathon: 'Speak Out' in memory of Andrew Otero B
In memory of Andrew Otero, a Sparta Global technology consultant who sadly passed away this year, Sparta Global is holding 'Speak Out', a Hackathon event to support Calm
Sat 24th FebGetting More Women Into Technology B
EVENT SOLD OUT! If you wish to attend contact me at ikram_alasow@hotmail
Sat 24th FebPerformance Prompts B
‘Performance Prompts’ is a series of drop in workshops exploring ways of creation for writers, actors, directors, live artists, dancers, choreographers, photographers, singers and anyone with an u
Sat 24th FebRebooting Art, Activism and Archives. No Colour Bar - A Legacy Continues B
No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action 1960-1990, (Guildhall Art Gallery, 2015-2016) examined the impact of Black narratives, through the art, social and political activism of that period
Sat 24th FebThe Future of Fashion: can the industry be in vogue and sustainable? B
As fashion production processes get faster and faster, this event will ask: how can fashion brands and producers adapt their business models, in the face of growing demands to reduce the environmental
Sat 24th FebThe Evolution of Altruism B
If evolution is a 'struggle for existence', why do we witness so much altruism in nature?
Sat 24th FebGiants by Figs in Wigs B
A free interactive adventure for children aged 5 - 10 where you will meet the Five Giants of the welfare state and tackle each one! Expect potion making, dancing, and storytelling amongst other fun ac
Sat 24th FebSustainable Food and Beveridge B
How can food production become environmentally sustainable whilst still feeding everyone?
Sat 24th FebWho Cares? B
The subject of care is now a central political concern
Sat 24th FebWhat's Love Got to Do with It? Loneliness, Relationships and Wellbeing B
Loneliness is one of the giant issues we are facing as a society today
Sat 24th FebFive LSE Giants' Perspectives on Poverty B
Taking five ‘Giants’ in the study of poverty over the last 100 years, themselves, like Beveridge, authors of influential reports, this event discusses how their thinking articulates with Beveridge
Sat 24th FebWho Belongs? Can we Afford to be Different? B
There have been significant advances in the rights, recognition and participation of diverse groups of people in the UK over the past 30 years
Sat 24th FebCivil Society and the Five Giants: a global perspective B
The Beveridge Report's contemporary relevance can only be considered if we properly understand the ways in which civil society actors from across the globe are challenging unequal redistributive syste
Sat 24th FebTongue Lash: a night of challenging society with hiphop and spoken word B
LSE LIFE invites you to take part in a night of spoken word performances, philosophical dialogue and hiphop vibes
Sat 24th FebThe Giants of 2020 B
What are the key challenges of welfare states of the future? In a world of limited resources, what should our priority be? To close the LSE Festival, we will pit Beveridge's "five giants"
Sat 24th FebDevelopHer Workshop: The power of vulnerability and storytelling - with The Bravest Path x GSB Comms B
DevelopHer, The Bravest Path Personal Coaching and GSB Comms are excited to invite you to a full-day workshop around the power of vulnerability, communication and storytelling, made possible by our ev
Sat 24th FebUCL MedSoc E&I: MedTech Conference 2018 B
UCL Medical Society Enterprise & Innovation presents a full day ram packed with talks, panels, and networking opportunities! Attend talks from industry experts in Medical Technology and look to t
Sat 24th FebSwing Patrol Winter Ball B
Brrrr… It’s cold outside, so come and dance yourself warm at the Swing Patrol Winter Ball! The Winter Ball is our first Swing ball of the Year, and we’re excited to start it off with a bang!
Sat 24th FebThe Complete Guide to Third Year OSCEs: Everything You Need to Know to Pass! B
“The Complete Guide to Third Year OSCEs: Everything You Need to Know to Pass”
Sat 24th FebPublic Speaking and Media Training B
Here at Christians in Politics we are thrilled at how our work is gaining momentum as we move into the New Year
Sat 24th FebCharli Howard, Emma Gannon and Dr Radha in Conversation With Poppy Jamie
Charli Howard made headlines when she was dropped by her modelling agency for being too largedespite being medically underweight and suffering from an eating disorder (Cost: )
Sat 24th FebDon’t Move, Improve! Interior Designer Consultations B
NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries return on Saturday 24 February 2018, offering FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes
Sat 24th FebDon’t Move, Improve! Engineer Consultations B
NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries return on Saturday 24 February 2018, offering FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes
Sat 24th FebDon’t Move, Improve! Party Wall Consultations B
NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries return on Saturday 24 February 2018, offering FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes
Sat 24th FebCreative Writing Course B
​Green Ink Writers’ Gym is for everyone who wants to write
Sat 24th FebDo’s and Don’ts: How to improve your home - Don't Move, Improve! Talk B
Thinking of extending your home and looking for tips on how to started? Learn about what to expect – from design and planning through to the completion of your project
Sat 24th FebFamily Walking Tour – Don’t Move, Improve! B
Come and discover Bloomsbury with your kids! Join our special Family Walking Tours to hear stories of old London, secret sunken gardens, private squares and Egyptian mummies!This tour begins inside in
Sat 24th FebDon’t Move, Improve! Architect Consultations B
NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries return on Saturday 24 February 2018, offering FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes
Sat 24th FebDesign Inspiration - Don't Move, Improve! Talk B
Hear from this year’s architects as they discuss their award-winning projects and learn how to maximise your budget to get the result you want by thinking creatively about your space
Sun 25th FebAquinas Piano Trio B
The Aquinas Piano Trio make their debut at Conway Hall, performing a trio of Classic and Romantic gems by Mozart, Saint-Saëns and Brahms

 

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