Category Archives: Lecture

5×15 – 5 speakers 15 minutes each-June 20th, July 12th

From 5×15:  “Things pass, but memory remains. It’s ancient wisdom, but apposite for Harry Pearce’s talk on June 20th. This is your official last chance to hear SIX great speakers presenting on subjects ranging from tales of true murder in … Continue reading

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Learn from the head of TED

Chris Anderson is TED’s president and head curator. Trained as a journalist after graduating from Oxford University, Anderson launched more than 100 successful magazines and websites before turning his attention to TED. Join Chris and the how to: Academy to talk … Continue reading

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See Buzz Aldrin in Conversation with Brian Cox at the Science Museum February 28

On February 28th you’ll have a chance to see Buzz Aldrin, one of the first two humans to set foot on another world, which he achieved in the 1969 Apollo 11 moonwalk.   He will be interviewed by British Physicist … Continue reading

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The London Art Salon: London’s art in a relaxed social setting

I often post on literary events and lectures, but Londoners have their choice of art lectures as well.  Here’s one salon which enables you to stay current with the exhibitions around town and do so in a relaxed setting. The London … Continue reading

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An Evening with David Sedaris at Cadogan Hall February 2016

I have a few regular readers that always want to be informed when David Sedaris is in London.  So here’s some info on his 2016 two night visit. From the Cadogan: “With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris … Continue reading

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32 Londoners on the London Eye – June 11th

      In the space of the London Eye, 32 speakers will discuss 32 famous men and women who found their destiny in London.  Guests get to choose which of the 32 pods to join, although there  will be … Continue reading

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howto: Understand Lawrence of Arabia, October 7th

I’m currently immersed in Scott Anderson’s Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East and so am eager to attend the Howto Academy’s–howto: Understand Lawrence of Arabia featuring Anthony Sattin, author of Young … Continue reading

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