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

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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
Sat 4th MarAlmshouse tours
Visit one of the Geffrye's 18th-century almshouses which has been fully restored to its original condition. (Cost: 4)
Tue 7th MarThe February Revolution in Russia B
To mark the anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the dilemmas of modern empire and monarchy will be discussed, firstly in general terms and then specifically in terms of Russia.
Tue 7th MarCandle-lit opening at the Sir John Soane's Museum F
An evening in the Sir John Soane's Museum with the rooms lit by candles. (Cost: Free)
Tue 7th MarLunch Hour Lectures - Women against pit closures: women in the miners’ strike of 1984–5 B
Find out about their politics, and their interactions with feminist supporters.
Wed 8th MarThe Value of Heritage and the Heritage of Value B
Is it time to develop a new argument as to why we should care about our historic environment?
Thu 9th MarTwo Kingdoms in the Third Reich B
Nazism was not a Christian movement in any meaningful sense but German Protestants of the 1920s and 1930s shared many Nazi assumptions and voted disproportionately for the Nazi party, partly in the hope that they might use it for their own ends.
Thu 9th MarLunch Hour Lectures - Swearing as a second language. Should we teach 'bad language' to language learners? B
Dr Horan will discuss swearing practices in different languages, and whether we could teach the art of swearing.
Thu 9th MarBook Launch: Concentration Camps: A Short History F B
The book launch will include a talk by Professor Stone, followed by a reception with light refreshments.


Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Sat 25th FebBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 26th FebBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sat 4th MarBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 5th MarBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 5th MarMonthly behind the scenes tours of the Union Chapel B
A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry.


Routine Events in over the next 14 days

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 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 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 )
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 FebAfrican Healthcare Challenge 2017 B
The 2017 African Healthcare Challenge is an intense, fun and high energy weekend event
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
Sat 25th Feb13th Annual St David's Day Walk B
13th Annual St David's Day Walk (1) 25th February, 10
Mon 27th FebCaught By The River At The Horse Hospital B
Caught by the River announce the first of a series of events at London's Horse Hospital in 2017
Tue 28th FebWomen in Tech B
Are you interested in tech as a career option? Are you looking an entrepreneur looking to expand your business? Are you looking to get a better grip on the technical revolution that our society is und
Tue 28th Feb#TechLawHub Meet Up - Branding and Communications : What is your story? B
What? #TechLawHub is a free meet up group initiated and hosted from our offices based by the Old Street Tech Roundabout, right in the heart of the tech community
Wed 1st MarSo you want to be a life-science entrepreneur.... B
This speaker series aims to discuss relevant topics for entrepreneurs in the life-science Industry
Wed 1st MarLondon Agri Startup Crash Test B
About the event London Agri Startup Crash Test is a regular meetup for startup founders, developers, marketing specialists, and investors
Thu 2nd MarEU Law and the Politics of 'Mass Influx’ B
The International Refugee Law Seminar Series, sponsored by the Refugee Law Initiative at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, provides a public space for discussion, promotion and disse
Sat 4th MarWonderful Wildlife Weekends at Camley Street Natural Park B
Family fun at Camley Street Natural Park Drop-in for free, fun family activities run by London Wildlife Trust every Saturday at Camley Street Natural Park If you and your family want to learn mo
Sat 4th Mar13th Annual St David's Day Walk B
13th Annual St David's Day Walk (2) 4th March, 10
Mon 6th MarFuture Citizen Innovation Series B
Future Citizen Innovation Series 6 - 10 March 2017 Future Cities Catapult (FCC), Amazon Web Services (AWS) & Intel are bringing top innovators together to work in London, on the future of UK citi
Tue 7th Mar#TechHubTuesday Demo Night B
TechHub Demo Night isn't about pitching for funds, it's an opportunity to show the community what you're working on, get some feedback, and see what others are toiling away on
Tue 7th MarUCL Women's Annual Flagship Lecture: Dr Emmanuelle Charpentier B
In celebratiion of International Women's Day, Dr Emmanuelle Charpentier, a pioneer of CRISPR-Cas9 technology, will give the 2017 UCL Women's Flagship Lecture
Tue 7th MarCollecting, Ordering, Governing panel discussion and book launch B
Please join us at the UCL Grant Museum of Zoology for a panel discussion, to be followed by a drinks reception, to mark the publication of Collecting, Ordering, Governing: Anthropology, Museums and Li
Tue 7th MarShould we be worried about the health of international law? B
15th Ruth Steinkraus-Cohen International Law Lecture ___________________________________________ Françoise Hampson, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Essex Making rules and adhering to the
Thu 9th Mar3rd Annual UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History B
The 2017 UCL Lecture on Climate and Human History will be given by  Professor Eske Willerslev  University of Cambridge and University of Copenhagen on "Ancient DNA and the rewriting of our hum
Thu 9th MarCentenary Lecture: Mr Raja Shehadeh, writer and lawyer B
Does Israel fear peace? Reflections on the failures of international law and human rights, and on sources of hope


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