• JUL 19

    Do men need their equivalent of feminism?

    • 19 Jul 2015
    • All Saints Centre, Lewes

    Peter Lloyd in debate with Zoe Williams chaired by Norman Baker MP Do men need their equivalent of feminism? Peter Lloyd and Zoe Williams pull no punches in their debate the rights of men and women. Is it now men that are loosing out in the battle for equal rights? Peter Lloyd and the Justice for Men and Boys Party argue that they are. Deftly...

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  • JUL 18

    Yasmin Alibhai-Brown discusses 'Refusing The Veil'

    • 18 Jul 2015
    • All Saints Centre, Lewes

    Written from a unique perspective and packed with personal experiences as well as public examples, Alibhai-Brown addresses the ultimate question of why Muslim women everywhere should refuse the veil. She argues that veiling conceals abuse and restricts access to sunlight and exercise. It allows women to be shamed for not covering up and has become...

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  • JUN 17

    David Rogers Talk and Q&A for By Royal Appointment

    • 17 Jun 2015
    • St George's Church

    David Rogers will talk about his new book about the Privy Council, By Royal Appointment, published 23rd June 2015.  The Beckenham Book Shop will be selling copies of the book at the event, and David will be more than happy to inscribe them. Refreshments will be provided. ...

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  • JUN 17

    The Capital Glovers presents 'An Evening with Ben Smith'

    • 17 Jun 2015
    • The Old Red Lion Theatre Pub

    The Capital Glovers presents 'An Evening with Ben Smith'  'Author of Journeyman : One Man's Odyssey Through the Lower Leagues of English Football'  Next month, football fans will get the chance to talk to former Yeovil Town midfielder Ben Smith at an evening organised by the Capital Glovers in London. The event will see Ben - who played for Arsenal, Reading...

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  • 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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