• FEB 24

    Bright Star in a Dark Chamber

    • 24 Feb 2015
    • Jewish Museum

    In Association with Jewish Renaissance Armed with relentless determination and biting wit, anti-apartheid legend Helen Suzman fought the white male establishment to form a groundbreaking human rights campaign. Robin Renwick, former British Ambassador to South Africa discusses Helen Suzman’s extraordinary life and achievements with her daughter, art...

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  • FEB 23

    Peter Day and Henry Hemming on Unlikely Spies

    • 23 Feb 2015
    • Hall 2, Kings Place

    Our absorption in espionage stories has produced an explosion of heroes, books and films. This event is dedicated to two real-life spies, Klop Ustinov and Geoffrey Pyke, whose audacious lives in the first half of the 20th century could hardly have been dreamt up by the best scriptwriters. Broadcaster Peter Day, author of Klop: Britain’s Most Ingenious...

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  • FEB 04

    Green Politics in the 21st Century

    • 4 Feb 2015
    • Brockway Room, Conway Hall

    Deputy leader of the Green Party, and editor of forthcoming Why Vote Green 2015 will be in conversation with Rosie Warin (co-MD of Global Tolerance) on Wednesday 4th February at 6pm.  Join us at Conway Hall for the discussion, upon the launch of Why Vote Green 2015: The Essential Guide, published by Biteback Publishing. Drinks wil be available from...

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  • JAN 21

    From Privy Council to Belmarsh: An Evening with Denis MacShane and Jonathan Aitken

    • 21 Jan 2015
    • Hatchards Piccadilly

    Join former MPs and Senior Ministers Jonathan Aitken and Denis MacShane in conversation about political lives and prison reform following the publication of the latter’s Prison Diaries. Aitken served twenty-four years in the Commons as a conservative MP and MacShane nineteen years as a labour MP, with both also spending time in Belmarsh Prison. Join...

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  • DEC 01

    Robin Renwick asks: is the world ready for Hillary?

    • 1 Dec 2014
    • New Theatre, East Building, Institute of Public Affairs

    Will Hillary Clinton make history and become the first female President of the United States? Robin Renwick provides an invaluable insight into one of the most divisive figures in recent US political history. Robin Renwick, Lord Renwick of Clifton, is a crossbench peer in the House of Lords. He was the British ambassador in Washington when the Clintons...

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  • NOV 27

    Vicky Pryce at Salon North: Wealth

    • 27 Nov 2014
    • Masonic Hall

    London’s highly innovative monthly showcase comes to Harrogate, proudly presenting Salon North: Wealth, a part of the event’s first ever series Health, Wealth and Happiness. With the evening consisting of three 30 minute talks by three different speakers, Vicky Pryce will stand to provide a firm economic definition of wealth and convince us of its importance...

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  • NOV 07

    Chance Encounters Book Signing

    • 7 Nov 2014
    • Zimmer Stewart Gallery

    "After a quarter of a century as a Lib-Dem power broker, Tim Razzall knows where the bodies are buried" Nick Robinson   Tim Razzall’s has been an extraordinary career as a lawyer, cricketer, businessman and politician. Chance Encounters is not so much a traditional autobiography, more an insight into the personalities who have crossed his path in life...

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  • NOV 06

    An Evening With James Wharton

    • 6 Nov 2014
    • Outhouse East

    Outhouse East are pleased to announce that on the evening of the 6th November we will be joined by James Wharton to give a talk on his experiences as a Gay author and soldier. James Wharton,  Author and LGBT Campaigner: In 2013 James Wharton published his debut book Out In The Army that detailed his ten years’ service to the British Army as one of the...

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  • OCT 23

    The Eye of the Storm Book Signing

    • 23 Oct 2014
    • Tasting House

    Rob Wilson MP for Reading East recently published his second book The Eye of the Storm: The View from the Centre of the Political Scandal. It has received excellent reviews. Join us on Thursday 23rd October to hear Rob speak about what it’s really like for leading politicians to be at the heart of a relentless media onslaught. Rob will be speaking...

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  • OCT 12

    Charles Clarke and Margaret Hodge at the Cheltenham Literature Festival

    • 12 Oct 2014
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival, The Times Forum

    Charles Clarke, author of Too Difficult Box, and Margaret Hodge will be at the Cheltenham Literature Festival. Some problems facing our society continue to defy the efforts of successive governments. It’s no secret that many difficult long-term issues are simply set aside and disappear from the short-term political agenda. Two of the UK’s most experienced...

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