Talks in London October 2016

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Talks in London in October

Our guide to talks in London during October 2016.

 at Houses of Parliament, London
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Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons

to 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.
 at Houses of Parliament, London
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Watch PMQs (Prime Minister’s Questions)

to Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
 
 at Guildhall, London
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Common Council, with the Lord Mayor

to Guildhall Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall, and see the Lord Mayor of London dressed in all their finery.
Owen Jones at London School of Economics, London
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Brexit Britain: What went wrong, and what next?

London School of Economics The left voted to remain, but Britain voted for Brexit -- so what went wrong, and what position should they take going forward?
 
Rowan Williams at British Library, London
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Rowan Williams — Gildas, and the Invention of Britain

British Library The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will be giving a talk called 'Gildas and the Invention of Britain'.
Louis Theroux at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Louis Theroux takes on the world of Scientology

Royal Festival Hall Louis Theroux will be screening and then talking about his new Scientology documentary at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Richard Dawkins at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Richard Dawkins — Selfish Genes, Future Memes

Royal Festival Hall Richard Dawkins will be talking about his four landmark books, from 'The Selfish Gene' up to 'The God Delusion'. The Royal Festival Hall is welcoming Richard Dawkins to the venue for a talk this Oct.
Rowan Williams at British Library, London
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Rowan Williams: Bede, and the Invention of England

British Library The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will be giving a talk called 'Bede and the Invention of England'.
 
 at Petrie Museum, London
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Whose artefacts are they anyway?

Petrie Museum The Petrie Museum will be hosting a discussion about whether the treasures in Western museums should all be returned.
Vivienne Westwood at St. James’s Piccadilly, London
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In conversation with Vivienne Westwood

St. James’s Piccadilly Fashion designer and campaigner Vivienne Westwood will be talking to Deborah Orr at St James's Piccadilly church.
 
Michael Crawford at Victoria & Albert Museum, London
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Michael Crawford in conversation

V&A West End and 'Phantom of the Opera' star Michael Crawford will be talking about his career at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Sadiq Khan at City Hall, London
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Sadiq Khan — Mayor’s Question Time

City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
 
Graeme Swanns Great British Spin Off at Duchess Theatre, London
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Graeme Swann’s Great British Spin Off

Duchess Theatre Graeme Swann's Great British Spin Off will feature tales from his England cricket career, alongside commentator Henry Blofeld.
Alan Bennett at Union Chapel, London
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An evening with playwright Alan Bennett

Union Chapel Celebrated playwright Alan Bennett will be reading extracts from his latest collection of diary extracts, 'Keeping On Keeping On'.
Antony Gormley at National Portrait Gallery, London
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In conversation with Antony Gormley

National Portrait Gallery Hear Antony Gormley sharing his thoughts on portraiture and some of his own works at the National Portrait Gallery.
 at British Library, London
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US elections debate: Democrats vs Republicans

British Library The British Library will be hosting a debate between Democrats and Republicans, just days before the US elections.
 

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

Slacktivist Action Group, with Andy ParsonsOctober 2016Andy Parsons will be leading his Slacktivist Action Group, with guests Russell Howard and ex-Lib Dem MP Vince Cable.

Family-friendly ghost tour of Hampton Court PalaceOctober 2016Take your kids to Hampton Court Palace and spend a spooky night listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.

Ghost Tour of Hampton Court PalaceOctober 2016Spend a spooky night at Hampton Court being led around the courtyards, whilst listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.

Scary Halloween Tales, at the Petrie MuseumOctober 2016Listen to some spooky Halloween tales about Egyptian mummies at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Achaeology.

Alan Partridge book signing at WaterstonesOctober 2016Steve Coogan (in the guises of Alan Partridge) will be at Waterstones in Piccadilly to sign copies of his latest book, ‘Nomad’.

Museums at Night — The Craven Street BonesOctober 2016Discover the story of the Craven Street bones, which were uncovered in the basement of the Benjamin Franklin House.

KISS Haunted House Party — at the SSE ArenaOctober 2016The KISS Haunted House Party has lined-up Tinnie Tempah, Zara Larsson, Siagala, Clean Bandit, Louisa Johnson and WSTRN.

The Thames — a walk along London’s riverOctober 2016This guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames, to look at some of the river’s best buildings.

Mendelssohn — Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the LSOOctober 2016Sir John Eliot Gardiner will be conducting the LSO in some classical works by Mendelssohn at Barbican Hall.

 
 
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