Category Archives: Lecture

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album at the Royal Academy of Arts June 26 – October 19

From the RA  “Dennis Hopper carved out a place in Hollywood history, with roles in classic films like Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet, True Romance and Easy Rider.   He is less well known, though no less respected, for his work … Continue reading

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Dear Leader – May 6th at Kings Place

  This is a rare opportunity to hear about  life in North Korea and how this totalitarian state is really run. from a true insider.   Jang Jin-sung was a cadre in Section 5 (Literature), Division 19 (Poetry) of Office 101. … Continue reading

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Malala Yousafzai March 8th at Southbank Centre

Malala Yousafzai, the  young female activist  who was shot by the Taliban will speak at Southbank Centre as part of her campaign for equality in education. From Southbank, “In the past 15 months, 16-year-old Malala has moved from the Swat … Continue reading

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David Sedaris at Cadogan Hall, March 27- march 30th

I have David Sedaris to thank for keeping me entertained during my brief spell living in Connecticut, which entailed spending many hours in my car.   I had all of his CDs and they were genuinely laugh out loud funny.   Many … Continue reading

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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets November 11th

Simon Singh, best-selling author of ‘Fermat’s Last Theorem’ and ‘The Code Book’, will discuss his forthcoming book ‘The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets’. He will explain how a team of mathematically gifted writers have covered everything from calculus to geometry, … Continue reading

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Bloody will be thy end: The science and archaeology which uncovered Richard III -Lecture at The Royal Institution November 14th

Join experts from the University of Leicester as they tell the fascinating story of the discovery of the last British monarch to be killed in battle. Hear how cutting-edge science from across all disciplines came together to confirm the archaeological … Continue reading

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Understand the origins of the First World War | how to: academy December 9th

As i mentioned earlier, events related to WWI are proliferating in London and if you want something more serious than a talk on How to understand your [out of control Cairn Terrier]dog,  the How To Academy is also joining the … Continue reading

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