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More details - For family historians: Tithes and Taxes
Paying tithes and taxes probably didn’t please our ancestors. But the records give us a valuable and under-used resource that helps us to find out so much more about their lives. Michael Gandy explains how to access the records and how to use them.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 31 Jan

More details - Family History: Tracing your Huguenot Ancestors
Five hundred years ago in Wittenberg in 1517 Martin Luther challenged the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings. The consequences of his dissent set off shock waves throughout Europe. France initially was highly receptive to the theology of Jean Calvin, a far more fundamentalist reformer than Luther.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 20 Jan

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More details - Family History: DNA for Beginners
This course is aimed at beginners. Debbie Kennett explains the three different types of DNA tests that can be used as an aid to family history research: Y-DNA testing; mitochondrial DNA testing; autosomal DNA testing. Debbie also discusses how DNA testing applies to family history research.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 27 Jan

More details - Tracing your Female Ancestors and Suffragettes
How does your life compare with your great-grandmother’s? Find out by looking her up in the records. Family historians are often accused of interesting themselves only in the male lines of their ancestry, following the history of the surname.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 3 Feb

More details - Family History: Tracing your Catholic Ancestors
In this half-day course, find out how to use the large amount of historical records available to help you unlock your Catholic ancestors’ past.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 3 Feb

More details - History of the London Charterhouse
The Charterhouse has been living the nation’s history since 1348.  Founded as a burial ground for victims of the Black Death, a Carthusian monastery was built on the site which prospered for 160 years until it was dissolved by agents of King Henry VIII.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 7 Feb

More details - Reading and Understanding Italian Genealogical Records
Lynn Serafinn explains how to interpret and translate information found in Italian genealogical records. In this practical, hands-on workshop, work from print-outs of a variety of records spanning nearly four centuries, from the mid-1500s to the early 20th century.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 10 Feb

More details - Records of the Great Courts: Chancery and Exchequer
Our ancestors used the Great Courts to sue each other. The records can be full of details of families and relationships and information on how people lived. You don’t need wealthy ancestors for the records to be interesting.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 10 Feb

More details - Genealogical Proof Standard: Standards and Good Practice in Genealogy
What is the Genealogical Proof Standard? How can it help in researching and recording a family history? In this one-hour talk Charlie Mead looks at what the standard requires, how it can be implemented in your own research and some resources available to help you.
14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 14 Feb

More details - For family historians: Records of the Law Society Library
The Law Society Library was established in 1825 and holds data on solicitors going as far back as c.1200. Most of their genealogy resources are unique, containing historical data on not just solicitors and articled clerks (trainees), but law firms as well.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Thu 15 Feb

More details - Matthew Logan Vasquez
Matthew Logan Vasquez. Artists performing: Matthew Logan Vasquez.: Tickets avaiable.
The Slaughtered Lamb, London, EC1
Fri 2 Feb

More details - The Future of the Post-Truth World Debate
Taking place from February to April, the Institute of Art and Ideas – the organisation described by Total Politics as ‘Europe’s answer to TED’ – has today announced a new trio of unique live events at renowned cultural venue The Store at 180 The Strand, home to London Fashion Week 2017.
The Store, 180 Strand
Tue 6 Feb

More details - The Institute of Art and Ideas announce a brand new series of events in London 2018!
Three unique evenings of debate, discussion and music at The Store, 180 The Strand in will engage with the ideas at the cutting-edge of contemporary culture.
The Store, 180 Strand
Tue 6 Feb

Philosophy Now Festival More details - Philosophy Now Festival
London’s big biannual Philosophy Festival returns! A full day of philosophy events: talks, discussions, philosophy games, workshops, philosophy for children events, balloon debate (the Buddha vs Berkeley vs Kierkegaard vs Russell), story telling performance, party and many many more.
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square
Sat 20 Jan

More details - Zippos Cirque Berserk!
NOW IN ITS FIFTH THRILLING YEAR! BACK IN THE WEST END BY PUBLIC DEMAND! Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk!
Peacock Theatre, Portugal St (off Kingsway)
Mon 5 Feb to Sat 17 Feb

More details - The Four Owls
The Four Owls. Artists performing: The Four Owls.: Tickets avaiable.
XOYO, London
Thu 25 Jan

More details - Missy Elliott: A 20th Anniversary Orchestral Rendition
Missy Elliott: A 20th Anniversary Orchestral Rendition THIS A RE IMAGINING OF THE ICONIC ALBUM. MISSY ELLIOT WILL NOT BE PERFORMING: Tickets avaiable.
XOYO, London
Thu 1 Feb

More details - Fugees: The Complete Re-Score (Tribute)
Fugees: The Complete Re-Score (Tribute). Artists performing: Fugees: The Complete Re-Score.: Tickets avaiable.
XOYO, London
Sat 3 Feb

More details - Moon Duo
Moon Duo plus special guests. Artists performing: Moon Duo.: Tickets avaiable.
XOYO, London
Sun 4 Feb

More details - XOYO Live: Casisdead
XOYO Live: Casisdead. Artists performing: Casisdead.: Tickets avaiable.
XOYO, London
Thu 8 Feb

More details - Notorious B.I.G - An Orchestral Rendition of Ready To Die
Notorious B.I.G - An Orchestral Rendition of Ready To Die: Tickets avaiable.
XOYO, London
Sat 10 Feb, Thu 1 Mar

More details - Anna of the North
Anna of the North: Tickets avaiable.
XOYO, London
Thu 15 Feb

More details - Quiz Night in aid of the Suited & Booted Charity
A fun ’pub quiz’, with a trophy and wine for the winning team! Make up a team of 6 from your friends, colleagues and family. Entries welcome from smaller groups and individuals; we can make up teams on the night.
Steam Wine Bar, 1 St. Georges Lane, London
Tue 23 Jan

A Comparative Wine Glass Tasting hosted by Maximilian Riedel More details - A Comparative Wine Glass Tasting hosted by Maximilian Riedel
Join Maximilian at the Waldorf London and participate in a unique sensory experience as, in a tutored comparative tasting, he guides you through an enjoyable and educational event, which shows the difference the shape and size of a glass makes to our perception and enjoyment of wine.
The Waldorf Hilton, Aldwych
Fri 26 Jan

Visually Literate 2 More details - Visually Literate 2
59 artworks, the inspiration for 59 stories. KAOS Artists invited members of the Creative Writing courses at Kingston Adult Education in Surbiton to create stories, poems and flash fiction, taking their inspiration from 59 artworks, which included paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, ceramics and...
51 Southwark Street
Today and Sat 20 Jan

More details - Ken
1978, London. A 23-year-old aspiring playwright in a rundown flat-share off the North End Road is wrestling with his masterpiece for the Royal Court. The house phone rings, the young man answers… it is a call for the person who used to occupy his room who has recently moved to Amsterdam.
The Bunker 53a Southwark Street, London
Wed 24 Jan to Sat 27 Jan, Tue 30 Jan to Sun 4 Feb, Tue 6 Feb to Sun 11 Feb, Tue 13 Feb to Sun 18 Feb, Tue 20 Feb to Sun 25 Feb

More details - Hassan Massoudy: Breath, Gesture and Light
New solo exhibition of sublime works on paper by the master artist-calligrapher. His work features the texts from a diverse range of writers, from poet Charles Baudelaire to Virgil and Ibn ‘Arabi.
October Gallery 24 Old Gloucester Street, London
Today, Sat 20 Jan, Tue 23 Jan to Sat 27 Jan

More details - Transvangarde
October Gallery presents Transvangarde, an exhibition of contemporary art by outstanding artists from all over the world, including: Tian Wei, Golnaz Fathi, Laila Shawa, Alexis Peskine, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, El Anatsui, Romuald Hazoumè, Govinda Sah ‘Azad’, Genesis P. Orridge and Kenji Yoshida amongst others.
October Gallery 24 Old Gloucester Street, London
Thu 1 Feb to Sat 3 Feb, Tue 6 Feb to Sat 10 Feb, Tue 13 Feb to Sat 17 Feb, Tue 20 Feb to Sat 24 Feb, Tue 27 Feb to Sat 3 Mar

More details - Tiny Dynamite
Tiny Dynamite, by award-winning playwright and screenwriter Abi Morgan, returns to London for its first professional revival in 15 years. This play, one of her early works, explores how tiny events from our pasts can have explosive effects on our futures.
Old Red Lion Theatre 418 St John Street London
Today to Sun 21 Jan, Tue 23 Jan to Sun 28 Jan, Tue 30 Jan to Sat 3 Feb

More details - Bridges
Bridges. Artists performing: Bridges.: Tickets avaiable.
The Old Blue Last, London
Tue 13 Feb

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