Talks in London May 2017

Talks in London in May

Our guide to talks in London during May 2017.

Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

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Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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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.
 
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
Talk in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall, and see the Lord Mayor of London dressed in all their finery.
 
Talk in London at Alan Bennett at Foyles

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Foyles Celebrated playwright Alan Bennett will be interviewing Nicholas Hytner about his time as director at the National Theatre.
Talk in London at Alan Ayckbourn at British Library

British Library Alan Ayckbourn will be talking about his long and successful career as a playwright with the Sunday Times writer, Peter Kemp.
 
Theatre show in London: Brian Cox at SSE Arena Wembley

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SSE Arena Wembley Join Professor Brian Cox for a science stage-show and interview, whisking us through time and space to the edges of the cosmos. This May will see Brian Cox playing at the SSE Arena Wembley.

We don’t have any more talks listed, but there are plenty more events during May including:

Candlelit tour of the Benjamin Franklin HouseMay 2017Enjoy a candlelit tour of the Benjamin Franklin House after hours, home to one of America’s Founding Fathers.

The poems of Brodsky, performed by BaryshnikovMay 2017Mikhail Baryshnikov’s one-man show will bring Joseph Brodsky’s poignant and eloquent poems to the Apollo Theatre.

Old Palaces Tour, at Somerset HouseMay 2017The “Old Palaces Tour” at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England’s Stuart Dynasty queens.

Mansion House tour (the Lord Mayor’s home)May 2017Have a look inside Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, and see inside the Egyptian Hall.

Guided tour of Spencer HouseMay 2017Spencer House is one of the finest 18th-century town houses in London, and opens up for a guided tour every Sunday.

Houses of Parliament tour — with afternoon teaMay 2017Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament, and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames.

Yeoman Warder tour, at the Tower of LondonMay 2017One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the “Beefeaters”).

Deftones — at the Ally PallyMay 2017The Deftones’ European tour will be coming to the Alexandra Palace in May, to plug the release of the new album ‘Gore’.

Sir Mark Elder and Anne-Sophie MutterMay 2017Anne-Sophie Mutter will be performing classical works by Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich at Barbican Hall.

 
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