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Words On Monday

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. We also hold occasional spoken word events on Wednesday evenings.  

"The first London arts venue to get the atmosphere just right."
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Hall One

Cavafy with David Constantine & Louis de Bernières

Monday, 15 September 2014 - 7:00pm /

Poet in the City presents a celebration of the life and work of C.P. Cavafy. Poet and translator David Constantine is joined by author and poet Louis de Bernières, in an event which features live poetry and sheds fresh light on the world of C.P. Cavafy.

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Hall Two

Huw Lewis-Jones: The Crossing of Antarctica – Original Photographs from the Pioneering Polar Journey

Monday, 22 September 2014 - 7:00pm /

In this illustrated talk Huw Lewis-Jones brings George Lowe's story brilliantly to life.

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Hall Two

An evening with Peter Thiel

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 7:00pm /

Join Peter Thiel, technology entrepreneur and co-founder of PayPal, for a thought-provoking evening as he imparts lessons from his new book 'Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future'.

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Hall One

Shelf Help: Julian Barnes in conversation with Hermione Lee

Monday, 29 September 2014 - 7:00pm /

In a rare public appearance, Julian Barnes talks to Hermione Lee, Penelope Fitzgerald's biographer, about the fear of death, not believing but missing god, nature and nurture.

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Hall One

Poetry Portraits

Monday, 6 October 2014 - 7:00pm /

With live readings and conversation, this special event will ask what it means to be a poet. Exploring ideas of identity, the personal and the craft of poetry, Poetry Portraits sheds new light on the work of some of our most important contemporary voices.

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Hall One

World War One Poetry in Translation

Monday, 13 October 2014 - 7:00pm /

Sir Andrew Motion is joined by Sasha Dugdale, poet and editor of MPT Magazine, for an event which pays tribute to a wealth of international poetry, travelling out of history and into this centenary year.

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Hall Two

Rohini Mohan: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War

Monday, 20 October 2014 - 7:00pm /

Is it possible to find an ordinary life among the debris of war? Rohini Mohan's searing account of three lives caught up in the devastation shows how the war continues long after peace has been declared.

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Hall One

Shelf Help: Sebastian Faulks

Monday, 27 October 2014 - 7:00pm /

Revisiting his novel Human Traces, the story of two psychiatrists at the beginning of the twentieth century, Sebastian Faulks explores the question of what kind of beings men and women really are.

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Hall Two

The Disappearing Poet: Arthur Rimbaud & Rosemary Tonks

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 7:00pm /

Combining great literature with all the mystery of a Whodunit, this event will explore the creativity and psychology of these two creative souls, and will ask why two such great poets chose to disappear...

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Hall One

PhotoVoice Presents Motion Blur: A Night of Talks at the Intersection of Cycling and Photography

Monday, 3 November 2014 - 7:00pm /

Join us for an evening of illustrated stories and compelling examples of where the worlds of cycling and photography collide.

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