Events in and around Islington

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

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

Fri 20th JanWitness to our Times: Joan Bakewell with Peter Hennessy B
An evening with journalist and broadcaster, Joan Bakewell.
Mon 23rd JanThe Rise and Fall of the Adelphi B
A talk on the Adelphi project, from its hopeful inception to its eventual demise.
Mon 23rd JanBritish Witchcraft Documentaries of the 1970's B
Gary Parsons will be discussing the documentaries made at the height of the British witchcraft revival in the early 1970's.
Tue 24th JanIn the Dark x Grant Museum of Zoology B
An evening of audio cinema as we explore the sounds of ponds with Helen Greaves (UCL Geography) and sound artist Action Pyramid.
Tue 24th JanMy Old Man: Sir John Major in Conversation B
Former Prime Minister Sir John Major will be talking about the history of the Victorian music halls.
Tue 24th JanWhy do so many students want right-wing tabloids removed from campuses? F B
A panel discussion about whether campus campaigns against The Sun, Daily Mail and Express are justified
Thu 26th JanA style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Art Deco B
Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Art Deco with Ian McInnes.
Thu 26th JanRonald Reagan : Pragmatic Conservative in the White House B
Drawing on the extensive archival research undertaken for his new biography, Reagan: American Icon, Iwan Morgan examines Ronald Reagan's presidential leadership.
Thu 26th JanLunch Hour Lectures - The Arctic on the fast track of change B
Join Professor Julienne Stroeve as she discusses the transforming of the Arctic Ocean
Thu 26th JanIndustrial Light and Magic: Ghost in the Shell + Lapis B
A screening of the cult manga movie, followed by a 10 minute short early computer film.
Fri 27th JanDecadence B
Come and defy Victorian morality as British Library Publishing Editor Jon Crabb introduces you to the literary Decadents’ major preoccupations of Artifice, Intoxication, Spirituality and Death.
Sat 28th JanP G Wodehouse: A Musical Celebration B
An afternoon of music, discussion and performance to celebrate the lesser-known life of P G Wodehouse.
Mon 30th JanThe Big Debate: Shaping the next London Plan F B
How do we build a great city for Londoners in a period of major growth?
Tue 31st JanPower, Territory and Borders B
An evening exploring the way that the world has been divided up into territories, with often arbitrary borders drawn on the global map.
Tue 31st JanLunch Hour Lectures - The global reach of EU law B
This lecture will explore the techniques that the EU uses to extend the application of its laws to countries outside of the EU.
Wed 1st FebCitizen victims: household stuff and stock-in-trade F B
Join curator Hazel Forsyth as she explores the impact of the Great Fire on the daily lives of everyday Londoners.
Wed 1st FebAlice's Adventures In The Underground: Feed Your Head B
This event marks the opening of a three day exhibition hosted by the Horse Hospital, featuring John Coulthart's psychedelia-themed 'Alice' artwork, printed for the first time as (drug-free) blotter art.
Wed 1st FebMapping and Mapmaking in the 19th and early 20th centuries F B
Mapping and maps have an important role in archaeological excavations, but during the First World War in Egypt, maps had a more clandestine role to play.
Thu 2nd FebA style guide to Twentieth Century Architecture: Modernism in the 1930's B
Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Modernism in the 1930's with Alan Powers.

 

Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Sat 21st JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 22nd JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sat 28th JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 29th JanBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Fri 20th JanUbuntu: sharing South Africa B
‘Ubuntu’ is a phrase widely used in southern Africa, meaning the ‘universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity’
Fri 20th JanCity, University of London Global Game Jam B
We are hosting a Global Game Jam site at City, University of London!Global Game Jam® (GGJ) is the world's largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world at physical locations
Fri 20th JanCochlear™ MRI scanning and Cochlear Implants course – London B
The likelihood that a cochlear implant recipient will require an MRI scan at some point in their lives is increasing year on year
Sat 21st JanCoderDojo - Girls Only Dojo - UCL B
CoderDojo London is partnering with UCL Engineering to host the second Girls Only Dojo on Saturday the 21st January 2017 at UCL Bloomsbury Campus
Sat 21st JanEdTech Augmented Reality Hackathon B
The EdTech AR Hackathon is an event in which small teams of developers, designers and AR enthusiasts will gather to challenge their skill against others as they develop an Augmented Reality (AR) exper
Sat 21st JanWords that Travel: Rhythms of Literature B
Afrikult
Mon 23rd JanThe Americas in a new age of discovery B
Jago Cooper, Head of the Americas at the British Museum, reveals some of his latest discoveries made during fieldwork on Isla de Mona in the Caribbean
Mon 23rd JanLondon Innovation Series B
London Innovation Series Future Cities Catapult & Amazon Web Services (AWS) are bringing top innovators together to work in London, on the future of UK cities and UK citizen services
Mon 23rd JanLondon Image Processing Meetup - Francis Crick: 3D electron microscopy B
London Image Processing Meetup Francis Crick: 3D electron microscopy
Mon 23rd JanLondon Innovation Series B
Future Cities Catapult, in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is bringing top innovators together to work in London, on the future of UK cities and UK citizen services
Tue 24th JanWomen in Tech Panel Talk B
Birkbeck Careers’ UpScale Programme is delighted to be hosting an inspiring panel talk around Women in Tech
Tue 24th JanWhat Works in Crime Reduction Conference B
A one-day conference for academics, police, practitioners, and all those with an interest in the reduction of crime
Tue 24th JanLunch Hour Lectures - Panel – spotlight on emerging research
Since 1826, we have championed independent thought by attracting and nurturing the world's best minds (Cost: Free to attend. Register your interest to receive )
Wed 25th JanGeiriau Gogs B
Poet Martin Daws celebrates Santes Dwynwen in a loving exploration of North Wales' landscape, culture and identity
Wed 25th Jan"What works at the nexus? Evidence, policy and the prospects for transdisciplinary research." B
You are warmly invited to the first CECAN seminar of 2017: "What works at the nexus? Evidence, policy and the prospects for transdisciplinary research," given by Professor James Wilsdon of the Univers
Wed 25th JanComputer Science Tech Talks & Employer Engagement B
UCL Computer Science works closely with a broad range of employers from technology sector and beyond; and has organised a programme of employer led events to help students maximise their employability
Wed 25th JanR-Ladies London - January Event: Demystifying Data Science!! B
R-Ladies London, the UK chapter of the international R-Ladies Global network, invites you to our January Event! As a non-profit org promoting gender diversity in the R community, our events are always
Thu 26th JanUCL CLP: Illegality after Patel v Mirza B
CURRENT LEGAL PROBLEMS Lecture Series 2016-17 ILLEGALITY AFTER PATEL V MIRZA SPEAKER: Professor Andrew Burrows QC, FBA, DCL (All Souls College)CHAIR: tbc Thursday 26 January 2017, from 6-7pmUCL Gu
Thu 26th JanBringing Big Data to Life; adding the psychological perspective B
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures who have full control in our decisions: We absorb information, weigh it carefully, and make thoughtful decisions
Thu 26th JanAccessibility Hack B
Free two-part event
Thu 26th JanBringing Big Data to Life; adding the psychological perspective B
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures who have full control in our decisions: We absorb information, weigh it carefully, and make thoughtful decisions
Fri 27th JanFriday lunchtime lecture: Can open beneficial ownership data help curb corruption? B
Friday lunchtime lectures are for everyone and are free to attend
Mon 30th JanAgri-Tech Challenge Workshop B
This event, organised by the Satellite Applications Catapult and Knowledge Transfer Network, will bring together key UK space industry stakeholders to review a draft roadmap which sets out the necessa
Mon 30th JanEmpowerHack Meetup #1 2017 B
What does EmpowerHack's 2017 look like? Come find out! We’re kicking off the New Year with our bi-monthly meetups for our EmpowerHack family and everyone interested in the intersection of technol
Mon 30th JanJAG 2017 B
South London JAG Meeting, Monday 30th January 2017 at the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Tue 31st JanThe Promise and Pitfalls of Multisectoral Global Funds: The Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund B
Over the past decade, multisectoral global funds (MGFs) have emerged as innovative and important new mechanisms for the financing of development and other global priorities
Tue 31st JanIndustry Seminar: How a scientist ends up founding a company B
For our first industry seminar of 2017 we've secured an international CEO to visit UCL and share his expertise on founding a business which has over 10 years experience in Medical Imaging
Tue 31st JanNeuro-Magica: Weaving Apophenia, Aporia & Awen B
The Ecology, Cosmos & Consciousness salon presents: Neuro-Magica: Weaving Apophenia, Aporia & Awen Dr David Luke Tuesday, 31st January, 2017 October Gallery
Wed 1st FebThe Chartered Accountancy Graduate Careers Fair (Brought to you by SWAT UK) B
This FREE event, sponsored by Inside Careers, will enable you to hear about how to become a Graduate Trainee Accountant through the ACA qualification and allow you to put your questions to a range of
Thu 2nd FebNano World Cancer Day UK 2017 B
Nanomedicine is nanotechnology applied to innovation in healthcare

 

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