• 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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  • 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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