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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Fri 14 Dec

Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

A merry combination of ideas, experiments, science, songs, laughs and more.

Robin Ince (The Infinite Monkey Cage, Book Shambles) once again hosts his iconic annual celebration with a top line up of special guests. This is Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People. A slightly different name, but the same kinda shambles as always. Expect another huge bill of amazing guests each night from physicists to poets, stand-ups to songwriters. Hopefully, you’ll leave with a song in your heart and a reading list in your pocket.

As always, profits from these shows will be going to our chosen charities. Once again The Cosmic Shambles Network team will be collecting for the Trussell Trust Food Bank at these gigs, so please bring along some non-perishable food and household items to contribute. And, as always, profits from these shows will be going to our chosen charities.

For more details on lineups and required Trussell Trust items visit

‘Long may it brighten our bleak midwinter with the light of reason and silliness’ Guardian

The first guests have now been confirmed:

Friday 14 December:

Dr Hannah Fry (also on 15 Dec), Dr Adam Rutherford (also on 15 Dec), Ben Moor, Dr Helen Czerski (also on 20 Dec) and many more!

Saturday 15 December:

Prof Chris Lintott, Dr Dean Burnett, Prof Sophie Scott, She Makes War and many more!

Wednesday 19 December:

Dr Ben Goldacre, Josie Long, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki (also on 20 Dec), Prof Monica Grady and many more!

Thursday 20 December:

Matt Parker (also on 19 Dec), Prof Lucie Green (also on 19 Dec), Helen Zaltzman, Grace Petrie (also on 19 Dec) and many more!

Please note that the Kings Place What’s On brochure states a wrong ticket price for this event. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dates & times:Fri 14 Dec - 7pm
Sat 15 Dec - 7pm
Wed 19 Dec - 7pm
Thu 20 Dec - 7pm
Venue:Hall One
Price:£26.50 | Savers Sold Out
+ £3 booking fee.

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