Events in and around Southwark

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

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

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 FebLong Live Queen James! B
Adults-only evening at Banqueting House exploring the stories of King James I and his male favourites. Featuring live performance, talks, demonstrations, music and drinking.
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.
Thu 23rd FebMachines and Machinations: Panama Canal, Its History and Construction B
Hear about the construction of one of the wonders of the modern world. Leanne has lectured on the Panama Canal for the cruise industry and has been through the locks 17 times.
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 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.
Thu 23rd FebKiller Clowns: Moral Panic And Urban Myth B
Scott Wood, host of the London Fortean Society attempts to dissect these clowns and unravel how it came about.
Thu 23rd FebSouthwark Story - The Wrong Side of the River: Part 2: Dissolution, a Hospital and the Theatre. B
A series of evening talks that uncovers the stories of Southwark and the cathedral at its heart.
Mon 27th FebMonumental Memories: Indigenous Memory And Stonehenge B
This talk will focus on the transmission of scientific and practical knowledge among small-scale oral cultures across the world, drawing on Australian Aboriginal, Native American, African and Pacific cultures.
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 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?
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 MarLondon’s Villages: Marylebone B
From secret marriages, a lurking crocodile and London’s first bus route, to an underground river, a one-legged crossing-sweeper and the world’s first consulting detective, Marylebone has some strange tales to tell.
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.
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 MarThe Minds of Whales B
In this dialogue, two internationally recognized whale experts discuss the inner lives of whales.
Thu 2nd MarSouthwark Story - The Wrong Side of the River: Part 3: London Bridge, Industrial Bankside and a new Cathedral B
A series of evening talks that uncovers the stories of Southwark and the cathedral at its heart.
Fri 3rd MarMonthly opening of Lambeth Palace's gardens
Monthly opening of the private gardens within Lambeth Palace in the heart of London. (Cost: 5)
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

Sun 19th FebBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 19th FebBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Tue 21st FebMansion House tours
Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: £7)
Tue 21st FebHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Tue 21st FebMansion House tours
A weekly guided tour of Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: 7)
Tue 21st FebSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Thu 23rd FebHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Fri 24th FebMonuments to Murder - Smithfield's bloody history
Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery, (Cost: £7)
Sat 25th FebBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sat 25th FebBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
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)
Sat 25th FebHarry Potter Tours in London
Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes (Cost: £10)
Sun 26th FebBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 26th FebBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
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 FebMansion House tours
Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: £7)
Tue 28th FebHorse drawn tours of London B
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus.
Tue 28th FebMansion House tours
A weekly guided tour of Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. (Cost: 7)
Wed 1st MarDr. Samuel Johnson Walks
Explore the 18th century London of the writer, critic and lexicographer, Dr Samuel Johnson. (Cost: £5)
Fri 3rd MarMonuments to Murder - Smithfield's bloody history
Visit the site of Bartholomew Fair, for over 700 years a byword for misbehaviour and debauchery, (Cost: £7)
Sat 4th MarBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sat 4th MarBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Sat 4th MarTower Bridge Engineering Tours B
Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes
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)
Sat 4th MarHarry Potter Tours in London
Ah, film locations! Where the empheral image on the screen turns into reality! Underfoot and right before our very eyes (Cost: £10)
Sun 5th MarBarbican Architecture Tours B
How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…?
Sun 5th MarBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Take a 45 minute guided tour of this subterranean Roman archaeological site.
Sun 5th MarTower Bridge Engineering Tours B
Tower Bridge Exhibition Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge behind the scenes

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Mon 20th FebSussex Modernism: Curator Tour B
Join Sussex Modernism curator Dr
Tue 21st FebFamily History Workshop: Wills and How to Find Them B
Wills can be the most revealing of all family history records, reflecting the feelings and aspirations of your ancestors and revealing family relationships
Tue 21st FebLondon STEM Ambassadors Induction 21/02/2017 2.30-4.30pm B
This session will include: an introduction to the programme information about the range of activities you will have the chance to support; tips on how to work effectively with schools and young p
Tue 21st Febtrefor.net VoIP Network Monitoring Workshop plus FREE Beer & Curry B
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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 FebTeach A level computing. Algorithms and Data Structures. Five twilights on Wednesdays at King's College London £100 B
On behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence Teach A level computing
Wed 22nd FebLet's Talk JavaScript Frameworks B
Join us for this FREE and lively event in London to discuss the latest topics in JavaScript Frameworks (topics TBC)
Wed 22nd FebGoogle Cloud Connect London Meetup @ Gett B
The schedule will continue to be updated as we secure speakers and topics
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 FebAccelerator Innovation Network Event B
Accelerator Innovation Network - registration closes on Friday 17 February 2016 at 12:30pm
Thu 23rd FebSouth London Anaesthetists Regional Study Day B
8:45–9:00  Introduction to SOBA / HANA 9:00-9:30   Preop Assessment for Bariatric Patients Dr Lionel Davis Consultant Anaesthetist, Barts and The London 9:30-10:00  Perioperative Management fo
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 FebHow the UK Parliament Works: London B
The Houses of Parliament Outreach and Engagement Service holds free sessions for anyone who wants to find out more about how the UK Parliament works, and how to get involved
Fri 24th FebMaking Participation Work B
National Conference The Council for Disabled Children and KIDS are working together to deliver a new national participation programme with disabled children and young people, and children and young p
Sat 25th FebAGM and Conference B
The Labour Movement for Europe AGM and Conference is taking place on the 25th February, at the International Transport Workers Federation House, 49-60 Borough Road, London, SE1 1DR London, very close
Mon 27th FebMonumental Memories: Indigenous Memory And Stonehenge B
Without writing, indigenous elders memorised a vast amount of factual information on which survival depended both physically and culturally: knowledge of thousands of animals and plants, astronomical
Mon 27th FebEurope's Growth Challenge B
Please note this event was originally advertised as taking place Tuesday 7 February in the Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Tue 28th FebResearch And Enterprise In Engineering B
To give students an overview of the Engineering industry and bring students of different disciplines together to gain a real life experience of what a real day will be like in the industry
Wed 1st MarWednesday Lates: London College of Communication Takeover! B
Explore the exhibition and discover unexpected ways of seeing art and objects: an evening presented by Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft and London College of Communication BA Illustration and Visual Me
Wed 1st MarThinkNation: Accenture IWD 2017 "How far can you go?" B
Inspired by Accenture's BIG 2017 International Women's Day question “How far can you go?” join young women from across the UK to share their tech stories, drawing on personal experiences - both p
Thu 2nd MarCardiovascular HTC Open Day B
This is the second meeting of the Cardiovascular Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC), which is based at St Thomas’ Hospital, London
Thu 2nd MarHyperledger MeetUp: Successful pilot projects, lessons learned and what lies ahead B
Hyperledger MeetUp: Successful pilot projects, lessons learned and what lies ahead Join us at this exciting Blockchain networking event where you will have the chance to hear about the progress of t
Thu 2nd MarThe Flying Pig: An Introduction to British Surrealism B
Michel Remy, Professor Emeritus at the University of Nice and the leading authority on British Surrealism, presents an overview and introduction of the Surrealist group and its history in Britain
Thu 2nd MarRethinking Mao and the Chinese Revolution B
Few historical figures and events are more influential yet controversial than Mao and the Chinese revolution
Thu 2nd Mar'Truth for Giulio Regeni!' Transnational Activism and Human Rights Violations in Egypt B
It is just over a year since the mutilated corpse of Giulio Regeni, the Cambridge University doctoral student, was found by a roadside on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt
Fri 3rd MarEU in Practice: Politics and Power in the Brussels System B
Britain and the European Union: Successes, failures and the future Speaker: (Lord) Neil Kinnock, European Commissioner for Transport, 1995-99; Commission Vice-President for Administrative Reform, Au

 

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