'Meetings are held approximately four times a year, usually on a Saturday in March/April, June, September and November ... Meetings may involve formal lectures, short talks, visits to places of horological interest, exhibitions, visits to private collections, and so forth.'
'In 2006 we began developing an agenda of events, placing a particular emphasis on the arts, culture and society of the Arab world. We now have a regular programme of events and activities ... In addition to our own cultural events, we are also able to publicise the events of like-minded organisations working in the field ...'
>>> What's On
'Inspired by the extraordinary diversity of the Barbican arts programme, Barbican Education offers you powerful learning opportunities and the chance to discover more about the arts and your own creativity. Access the arts through our Schools, Family and Neighbourhood programmes and enrichment of the arts experience through Talks, Workshops and Literature. See what’s on for event listings. We run a diverse programme for learners of all ages.'
City of London Corporation
'Two days of high-level, thought-provoking, public debate organised by the Institute of Ideas with the Barbican.' Latest Dates 17-18 October 2015.
Institute of Ideas
'The Fusilier Museum London is excited to be hosting a series of lunchtime talks curated by The Battlefields Trust' plus other lectures and talks around and about.
Fusilier Museum London
>>> Events >>> What's On
'Bishopsgate Institute offers a seasonal programme of cultural events including concerts, illustrated talks, topical debates and literary evenings. These take place in our historic library and Great Hall.' Usually a charge to attend; advanced booking required.
>>> News & Events >>> Events
Wide range of Lectures - some of which are open to all: need to book.
City University London
'Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the history and archaeology of London. COLAS members enjoy ... Free monthly lecture meetings, with a distinguished roster of guest speakers ...'
>>> Upcoming Events >>> London Meetings
'Following the continued success of the London meeting talks, CCI will be hosting a further series of presentations in 2012, aboard HMS President, previously known in WW1 as HMS Saxifrage. Launched in 1918 as an Anchusa Class corvette, she was equipped as a "Q" Ship! It's a fantastic venue for meetings - a wonderful piece of history in its own right. The ship is moored on the Thames Victoria Embankment in Central London, opposite the OXO Tower.'
>>> Weekly Talks
'At the Fleet Street Talks we believe that we hear God speak to us today as the bible is taught. For this reason we use our main weekly meeting to listen to a part of the bible read and explained in a way which is accessible for everyone. So, whether you are a committed believer or an interested observer you are most welcome ... We welcome people at any stage of Christian understanding, whether you would call yourself a Christian or are simply interested in finding out more about the Christian faith.'
St Bride Foundation
Walks, talks and other events: 'Please note that all of the events are intended for members of the Friends in the first instance. Subject to demand members may bring guests unless otherwise stated.'
'Gresham College has provided free public talks within the City of London for over 400 years. Founded by 1597, Gresham College is London’s oldest Higher Education Institution. Our Gresham Professors and other visiting speakers offer over 100 free public events every year.' The eight professorships are currently in: Astronomy, Commerce, Divinity, Geometry, Law, Music, Physic, Rhetoric. There are also Visting Professors in History, and in American Studies, as well as an Honorary Gresham Professor. The college does not award degrees or teach courses.
Video and audio recordings of recent lectures.
Regular book launches at their flagship store in central London.
>>> Lectures and Seminars
'The Institute holds lectures throughout the year in London on key topics in the area of Islamic finance. These lectures are generally held monthly with extended lectures for visiting scholars are organised separately in honour of two leading early Muslim scholars – Ibn Rushd and Ibn Khaldun, and to highlight and nurture the intellectual capital available within the Muslim Community ... Attendance to the lectures is free though, in certain instances and for the extended lecture series, the Institute may require to make a charge.'
'Justice's annual lecture is held in London, generally in mid-October. Each year, we select a high profile speaker – from practice, the judiciary, academia or politics – to lecture on a topical issue. Lectures are free, although donations are always welcome, and open to the general public – with Justice members and Friends given priority booking. If you'd like more information, please email us ... '
Tom Sargant Memorial Annual Lecture
>>> Upcoming Events
Lectures usually early Wednesday evenings: 'All JustShare events - lectures, debates and panel discussions - are open to the public and free of charge. Fairtrade refreshments are often served afterwards providing an opportunity to meet the speakers and ask questions informally.'
Videos of some previous lectures etc.
Monthly lectures, Tuesday evenings.
John Stow Memorial Service
'We meet regularly with a guest speaker or panel on the last Thursday of the month.'
>>> LSO Discovery >>> Lifelong Learning >>> Pre-concert talks
'Occasionally we are able to present pre-concert talks at the Barbican before LSO concerts, which give an insight into the music and artists, and often a glimpse behind the scenes at how a composer works or how a soloist maintains their busy schedule. Pre-concert talks are usually free and take place in the Barbican Hall or Fountain Room on the Foyer an hour before the concert.'
'MinSouth Lectures are designed to provide industry workers with an informal, relevant and diverse topic to complement their professional continued learning. The lectures are given by industry leaders and followed by nibbles and snacks, complements of MinSouth. The lectures are about an hour in length, and people generally stay on for a chance to speak further with the guest lecturer, and to have a pint with friends. The lectures are held monthly from October to June ... The MinSouth Lectures are provided free of charge to everyone, and students are encouraged to attend.' Enquire about attendance.
Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
>>> What's On >>> Events Calendar
Wide range of talks and lectures listed, including several sponsored by outside organizations. The Museum's talks and lectures are usually: 'Free but tickets allocated on arrival'. Arrangements for hosted events vary: check details.
Museum of London Docklands