Events in and around Euston

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

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

Sun 19th FebIs the writing on the wall for liberal democracy?
The writing may just be on the wall not only for liberalism but also the associated blend of democracy. (Cost: 3)
Mon 20th FebVideo games and politics B
Video games: a series of talks exploring the relationship between video games, history, politics and art.
Tue 21st FebRespecting and Transcending Nature B
One of the most distinctive characteristics of human beings is their capacity to alter their environments through technology
Tue 21st FebThe Fight for Beauty: Our path to a better future B
Fiona Reynolds proposes to inspire us through the beauty of the world around us.
Wed 22nd FebUrbanisation in China – Patterns and Governance B
China’s urban population is growing every year by 20 million - roughly a city the size of London and Paris combined together.
Wed 22nd FebConcrete Elegance F B
The first event in the Concrete Elegance 2017 series displays the scope and diversity of concrete facades.
Thu 23rd FebA style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Neo-Georgian B
Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Neo-Georgian with Julian Holder and Elizabeth McKellar.
Thu 23rd FebScars of Jutland F B
Join Scott Nolan who uses rarely-seen archive material to explore the treatment of the wounded and the early development of modern plastic surgery.
Thu 23rd FebIn Conversation With Patricia Espinosa B
Patricia Espinosa will be joined by Nicholas Stern and Sam Fankhauser for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities that countries will face as they implement the Paris Agreement.
Tue 28th FebLiving Without Electricity B
What happens when power, communications, and transport are all disrupted, when shops cannot function, and when most people cannot find out what is happening?
Tue 28th FebBIG projects with Kai-Uwe Bergmann B
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, a partner at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), will give a special presentation on BIG’s work in London.
Tue 28th FebThe World Reimagined: Americans and human rights B
In this lecture, Mark Bradley explores how changes in US culture and thought from the 1940-70s changed the American idea of what it means to be free.
Tue 28th FebThe Quest for Universal Social Policy in the South B
Universal social policies have the power to reduce inequality and create more cohesive societies. But how can countries in the South deliver universalism?
Tue 28th FebLunch Hour Lectures - Knowledge and law: exploring landscape in the context of wind energy B
This lecture will examine how the legal process for consenting ‘nationally significant’ wind farms shapes our knowledge of landscape.
Wed 1st MarThe Accelerating Universe B
In a hundred and fifty billion years time, our Milky Way will be the only galaxy left in the observable universe.
Wed 1st MarExcavating the Great Fire F B
Join Gustav Milne as he discusses his experiences and insights from his work on some of the foremost fire digs.
Wed 1st MarWomen and Religion B
This event explores and celebrates the journey to women’s ordination – examining the wider implications for women’s current and future roles within the Anglican Church and beyond.
Wed 1st MarAusterity, Debt – What Alternatives? B
In this talk, academics and activists will come together around the issues of debt and austerity.
Wed 1st MarWestminster Talks: Prime Ministers and Downing Street from 1735 Until Today: A Uniquely British puzzle B
This lecture will describe the constraints of the physical space in No 10, and how the premiership evolved through four stages over the last 300 years.
Thu 2nd MarGuilty until Proven Innocent B
The issue of Shaken Baby or Natural Cause will be examined, using a case study involving a bereaved parent,
Thu 2nd MarMake your mark - Tristan Manco on street art B
Author and designer Tristan Manco will be uncovering the history of street art,
Thu 2nd MarA style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Post-Modernism B
Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Post-Modernism with Tim Brittain-Catlin.
Thu 2nd MarDesign for Space F
David Nixon shows for the first time in the UK some of his past space projects carried out in the USA and Europe. (Cost: 0)
Thu 2nd MarLifts, Locks and Stanches
Ivan will explain how staunches, lifts and locks are used in a variety of situations to move boats uphill. (Cost: 4)
Thu 2nd MarLunch Hour Lectures - Adventures in the 7th dimension B
Jason Lotay takes us on a mathematical journey across multiple dimensions, exploring their role in art, science and popular culture.
Thu 2nd MarThe Minds of Whales B
In this dialogue, two internationally recognized whale experts discuss the inner lives of whales.
Thu 2nd MarBuilding in glass F B
Gijs Rikken, associate at MVRDV, Rotterdam will present his innovative ideas on designing and building with glass.
Fri 3rd MarThe Great Rift: economic theory and financial disasters…how can we fix the future? B
Mr Kengeter will examine these questions and their implications both for the foundations of economic theory, and for the structure of contemporary financial institutions

 

Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Tue 21st FebHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Tue 21st FebSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Wed 22nd FebNew London Neighbourhood Tour - West End B
World famous for it’s theatres, retail and night life, discover London’s West End as it undergoes massive transformation and new placemaking projects.
Thu 23rd FebHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Sat 25th FebHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Tue 28th FebSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Tue 28th FebHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Wed 1st MarDr. Samuel Johnson Walks
Explore the 18th century London of the writer, critic and lexicographer, Dr Samuel Johnson. (Cost: £5)
Sat 4th MarHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Mon 20th FebSussex Modernism: Curator Tour B
Join Sussex Modernism curator Dr
Tue 21st FebMuckle Mouth B
Muckle Mouth returns with French vocal trio Tartin De Clous and performance art duo Lunatraktors for an evening tracing the outer edges of traditional song, balladry and performance
Tue 21st FebCity Analytics in Partnership with Royal Society Open Science Journal B
NOTE: Registration for the event is compulsory; please book to ensure a space
Tue 21st FebLunch Hour Lectures - The Battle Within: mobilising our immune system to fight cancer
Dr Sergio Quezada, UCL Cancer Institute For more than 100 years scientist have attempted to use the immune system to control cancer (Cost: Free to attend. Register your interest to receive )
Tue 21st FebSustainable Development Goals and Global Economic Governance - Prof Jeffrey Sachs B
Jeffrey D
Tue 21st FebA Progressive Alliance: The Alternative? B
As it comes to look increasingly like hard Brexit for Britain, what is the future for progressive politics? One suggestion has been for an electoral alliance on the Left bringing together the Greens,
Tue 21st FebBOOK LAUNCH: Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain B
Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain: Other Worlds of Labour in the Twentieth Century   With introductory talks by:   Tristram Hunt MP Professor Peter Ackers Dr Alastair Reid   Profes
Tue 21st FebSamuel Taylor Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and Poetic Technique B
In the line, 'The Western wave was all aflame', the 'Western wave' refers to the sea
Wed 22nd FebCareers for autistic adults – IT and Compliance B
Do you have an autism spectrum diagnosis? Are you interested in a career that focuses on your individual skills and strengths? Birkbeck Upscale and Auticon are inviting you to an information evening
Wed 22nd FebYoung CEDA Seminar - Developing the Thames and Implications for Dredging B
This Young CEDA event is open to all and is a free event
Wed 22nd FebGame Over - The Inside Story of the Greek Crisis | Book presentation and discussion with the author, Mr George Papaconstantinou B
Book launch of 'Game Over – The Inside Story of the Greek Crisis' by George Papaconstantinou Speaker: George Papaconstantinou, Former Greek Finance Minister Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone,
Wed 22nd FebJustice Online: Just as Good? B
Early in 2016, the criminal and civil courts of England and Wales embarked on a modernisation programme aimed at reforming procedures that have survived for centuries
Thu 23rd FebNeo4j GraphTalks - London B
  GraphTalks - Leverage the Power of Graphs Join us for a complimentary breakfast seminar that will unveil new business possibilities
Thu 23rd FebUK France Data Summit 2017 B
The UK and France are world leaders in the digitisation of public services and developing a data ecosystem which supports policy makers, corporates and startups using data from across the spectrum of
Thu 23rd FebAccelerator Innovation Network Event B
Accelerator Innovation Network - registration closes on Friday 17 February 2016 at 12:30pm
Thu 23rd FebIGP Director's Seminar | Mark Miodownik | Materials for the 21st Century B
Mark Miodownik is an accomplished materials engineer
Thu 23rd FebScience Innovation Union, London Session 1: WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE YOUR STARTUP A SUCCESS B
In this session participants will learn how to act on your great idea and build your business
Thu 23rd FebA Material Sociology of Markets: the case of "futures lag" in high-frequency trading B
This talk about automated trading will develop the case for an integrated “material sociology” view of markets, as both social institutions and technical systems
Thu 23rd FebLunch Hour Lectures - Cooling babies to protect the brain: one of the success stories for baby care
Professor Nicola J Robertson, UCL EGA Institute for Women’s Health Cooling babies deprived of oxygen at birth improves their chances of growing up without disabilities such as cerebral palsy, (Cost: Free to attend. Register your interest to receive )
Thu 23rd FebFaith in Politics? Lessons from the White House B
2016 saw many unexpected developments in the political sphere, from Trump to Brexit and beyond, and it has become all too easy to become cynical and disillusioned with the state of politics today
Thu 23rd FebThe Psyche on the Skin: A History of Self-harm B
Self-harm is often thought to be a modern epidemic, associated with new understandings of selfhood and identity, mass media and the internet and the challenges of adolescence
Fri 24th Feb“Changes in the Visible Field Caused by ‘Between-legs’ Viewing and the Psychological Phenomena Associated Therewith” B
Ritsumeikan University is proud to present College of Letters Professor Atsuki Higashiyama’s first overseas lecture since winning the 26th Ig Nobel perception prize last fall
Fri 24th FebTuring Lecture: The Role of Multi-Agent Learning in Artificial Intelligence Research at DeepMind B
The Role of Multi-agent Learning in Artificial Intelligence Research at DeepMind Thore Graepel In computer science, an agent can be thought of as a computational entity that repeatedly perceives the
Fri 24th FebNew London Model Talks B
NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life
Sat 25th FebDon't Move, Improve! Design Surgeries - Architect Consultation B
Whatever question you have about an extension you’re looking to embark upon or are progressing with, our wide range of consultants will be on hand to help in 25-minute one-to-one sessions
Sat 25th FebDon't Move, Improve! Design Surgeries - Engineer Consultation B
Whatever question you have about an extension you’re looking to embark upon or are progressing with, our wide range of consultants will be on hand to help in 25-minute one-to-one sessions
Sat 25th FebDon't Move, Improve! Design Surgeries - Interior Designer Consultation B
Whatever question you have about an extension you’re looking to embark upon or are progressing with, our wide range of consultants will be on hand to help in 25-minute one-to-one sessions
Sat 25th FebDon't Move, Improve! Design Surgeries - Landscape Architect Consultation B
Whatever question you have about an extension you’re looking to embark upon or are progressing with, our wide range of consultants will be on hand to help in 25-minute one-to-one sessions
Sat 25th FebDon't Move, Improve! Design Surgeries - Party Wall Surveyor Consultation B
Whatever question you have about an extension you’re looking to embark upon or are progressing with, our wide range of consultants will be on hand to help in 25-minute one-to-one sessions
Sat 25th FebFamily Walking Tour 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

 

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