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Spoken Word

(Mostly) Mondays 7pm Hall One

Start your week with lively discussion, lectures and readings in a wide range of genres including poetry, journalism, fiction, drama and politics.

'The first London arts venue to get the atmosphere just right.'
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Hall Two

Allan Ropper: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain

Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 7:00pm /

One of the world’s leading neurologists, Professor Allan Ropper, takes us behind the scenes at Harvard Medical School’s neurology unit into a world where patients face bizarre, life-altering afflictions and clinicians must deal with the moral and medical aspects of brain disease.

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Hall One

David Lodge in conversation with Mark Lawson

Monday, 26 January 2015 - 7:00pm /

David Lodge discusses his memoir, Quite A Good Time to be Born, covering the first forty years of his life, from his birth on 28 January 1935 to the publication of his breakthrough book, Changing Places.

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Hall Two

Barry Eichengreen

Monday, 2 February 2015 - 7:00pm /

Berkeley professor of Economics Barry Eichengreen talks about his book, Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses – and Misuses – of History. He argues that the lessons of the past may have been applied too literally and that a wiser response will be needed if a third great financial crisis is to be avoided.

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Hall One

Poet in the City – Eros: The poetry of sex

Monday, 9 February 2015 - 7:00pm /

Poet in the City presents a unique celebration of the relationship between poetry and sex. Drawing on the evocative writings of authors and poets from John Donne to Anaïs Nin, to EE Cummings and beyond, this event will explore how poetry charts and challenges our evolving relationship with sex and each other.

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Hall One

Norman Doidge MD: The Brain's Way of Healing

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 7:00pm /

In his first book, the New York Times Bestseller 'The Brain That Changes Itself', Norman Doidge introduced readers to the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience. Now, his revolutionary new book, 'The Brain’s Way of Healing', shows how the process of neuroplastic healing really works.

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Hall Two

Colonising England

Monday, 9 March 2015 - 7:00pm /

Literary cabaret, Speaky Spokey, presents a trio of Black British memoirs mining the forbidding 1970s.

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Hall Two

Jill Leovy – Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

Monday, 16 March 2015 - 7:00pm /

Jill Leovy, an award-winning reporter for the LA Times, tells the story of a senseless murder, a relentless detective, and the great plague of homicide in America – mostly ignored – one young black man slaying another.

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Hall One

Poet in the City – Less is More: Poetry, Minimalism & Music

Monday, 23 March 2015 - 7:00pm /

Poet in the City, in collaboration with Aurora Orchestra, presents an event exploring the poetry and music of Minimalism. Presenting poetry and live chamber music in a unique conversation, this special event will explore the way art absorbed and interpreted this striking form.

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Hall Two

Patrick Gale in conversation with Zeb Soanes

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 7:00pm /

Patrick Gale, the author of Notes from an Exhibition talks about his new personal Edwardian novel based on a true story in his own family history.

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Hall One

Poet in the City – Haiku: Small is Beautiful...

Monday, 11 May 2015 - 7:00pm /

Poet in the City presents a unique celebration of the Haiku. From its Japanese origins to its modern imitators, this event will explore the fascinating history and legacy of a timeless and bite-sized classic.

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