Talks in London

The National Theatre, British Library and Victoria & Albert Museum put on a lot of talks. Actors and directors do them at BFI Southbank (the old National Film Theatre). Big book shops like Waterstones, Hatchards and Foyles have a lot of author talks and book signings.

Talks this month

Here’s our pick of the best talks, debates and interviews in London during February

Craig recommends… Try and watch the politicians debating inside the House of Commons, House of Lords and City Hall. You can even listen to the Prime Minister. Strolling over to Speakers’ Corner on a Sunday can sometimes be interesting.

Speakers’ Corner

Speakers’ Corner If you visit Speakers' Corner at Sunday lunchtime you can listen to an orator stand up and discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
Sadiq Khan at City Hall

to City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
Alison Weir at National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery Historical biographer and novelist Alison Weir will be giving a talk about our England's medieval queens at the National Portrait Gallery.
Dan Cruickshank at Greenwich Theatre

Greenwich Theatre TV historian Dan Cruickshank will be talking about the 100 most important and beautiful buildings in world architecture.

Talks in March

Here are some celebrity talks and interviews being held in London this March

Michael Caine at BFI Southbank

BFI Southbank Legendary Hollywood actor Michael Caine will be taking part in a Q&A session before the BFI's showing of the 'My Generation' documentary.
Shami Chakrabarti at British Library

British Library Labour peer and human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti will be talking about gender equality at the British Library.
Alison Weir at National Gallery

National Gallery Join the historical biographer and novelist Alison Weir at the National Gallery, for a talk about how Queens have been depicted in art.

Talks in May

There are some more interesting interviews being held during the month of May

Katie Piper at Duchess Theatre

Duchess Theatre Katie Piper will be talking about her life and giving some advice about how she overcame the tough times and remained positive.

Talks in June

Here are a few more celebrity talks that might be worth attending in June

Henry Blofeld at Duchess Theatre

Duchess Theatre Cricket commentator Henry Blofeld is leaving Test Match Special behind and sharing some of his best stories on a farewell tour.

More Talks in 2018/19

You might like to plan ahead and book a ticket for one of these upcoming talks

David Sedaris at Cadogan Hall

to Cadogan Hall American satirist David Sedaris, the star of Radio 4's 'Meet David Sedaris', is coming to London in July for two nights at Cadogan Hall.
Eric Cantona at Eventim Apollo

Eventim Apollo Don't miss this chance to hear the ex-Manchester Untited footballer Eric Cantona open up about his career on and off the pitch.
 
 
 
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