• MAY 16

    Panel Discussion: Defining Modern Masculinity

    • 16 May 2015
    • Impressions Gallery

    "Am I tough enough? Hell yes, I’m tough enough!” Peter Lloyd, author of Stand by your Manhood, writer and activist Jawaad Alipoor and Professor Mark McCormack, author of The Declining Significance of Homophobia discuss what defines the modern man. How is masculinity viewed in contemporary society? Do men have to be tough, good at sports and ready to...

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  • MAY 08

    Writing on the Wall: Emy Onuora Talks Pitch Black

    • 8 May 2015
    • The Kuumba Imani Millenium Centre

    Join Liverpool born writer Emy Onuora and ex-Birmingham City footballer Richie Moran for this unique and timely book launch. Hosted by Peter Hooton from The Farm.  Pitch Black is the story in their own words of British-born black footballers from the 1970s to today, many of whose achievements were made in the face of monkey chanting and banana throwing...

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  • MAY 06

    Salon LXXVI: Evolution, Revolution, Constitution

    • 6 May 2015
    • Salon London

    May 6th. It's the night before one of the most unpredictable elections in decades. So what better time to explore constitution? Think of tonight as Question Time with cocktails.  YOU:  First we explore our own yours. What does it mean to be you?  Explorer, medic and writer Gavin Francis will brilliantly take us on a journey through ourselves, taking...

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  • APR 09

    James Bartholomew at the IEA

    • 9 Apr 2015
    • The Institute of Economic Affairs

    The IEA is delighted to host a launch event for James Bartholomew's new book The Welfare of Nations with special guest Fraser Nelson. About the book: In The Welfare State We’re In, James Bartholomew controversially argued that the British welfare state has done more harm than good. Many people responded by saying, "If that is the case, what should...

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  • MAR 14

    Joan Smith at Republic Members' Day and AGM

    • 14 Mar 2015
    • NCVO Society Building

    An opportunity for Republic members to come together, debate the issues, hear about the last year of campaigning and our plans for the next 12 months. The Members' Day incorporates Republic's Annual General Meeting. The day will include sessions on campaign plans for 2015, the Volunteer of the Year Award and a look back at the previous year. Tickets...

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  • MAR 12

    Lord Spicer at Salisbury Literary Political Dining Club

    • 12 Mar 2015
    • White Hart Hotel

    Certainly not a household name but behind the scenes, Lord Michael Spicer is nonetheless one of the most talented and influential Conservative Politicians of his generation. Lord Spicer was an MP from 1974 to 2010. A Minister for Energy, Aviation and then Environment, in 2001 he was elected chairman of the highly influential 1922 Committee, a position...

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  • MAR 11

    Faith and Politics - Where's The Conscience of the Nation

    • 11 Mar 2015
    • Royal United Services Institute

    Where do we look for moral authority? A recent YouGov poll finds that the Queen, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Malala get the most votes.  Have we lost trust in traditional authorities, both religious and political, does it matter, and what takes their place? Register for free here, or by emailing p.ainsworth@lancaster.ac.uk. Speakers...

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  • MAR 08

    Lady Connie & the Suffragettes

    • 8 Mar 2015
    • Knebworth Barns

      An evening of moving drama and inspiring history.  Cambridge Devised Theatre, in conjunction with the Stevenage Arts Guild on behalf of the Mayor of Stevenage, Cllr Sherma Batson, presents, Lady Connie and the Suffragettes, a new play about Lady Constance Lytton written by Ros Connelly. The play will be premièred in the Manor Barn, Knebworth House...

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  • MAR 08

    The WOW Welcome #makeithappen

    • 8 Mar 2015
    • J2 Theatre

    The theme for International Women’s Day 2015 is Make It Happen – so start your WOW day with stories from inspirational women who did just that. zoah Hedges-Stocks and Srishti Krishnamoorthy will be in conversation with British author, freelance radio/tv broadcaster and ‘networking queen’ Carole Stone, and economist vicky Pryce. The session will conclude...

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  • FEB 28

    Brian Williams Book Signing

    • 28 Feb 2015
    • Newham Bookshop

    Brian Williams will be at Newham Bookshop signing copies of his new book Nearly Reach the Sky: A Farewell to Upton Park prior to kickoff at the West Ham v Crystal Palace game.  Nearly Reach the Sky is a frank and funny take on the travails of a die-hard football supporter, Williams takes a nostalgic look back at some of the great players, great triumphs...

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