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Previous Events

Interview: One-to-One

Anne Burley with Martyn Bond
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sep
20

Gallery: What’s in a Jug?

Jason Sumray
Sep
11 - 24

Interview: One-to-One

Martin Adeney talks with Anne Burley
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Aug
9

Tuesday Talk: The Colony? Immigrants in Birmingham

Richard Vinen
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aug
6

Tuesday Talk: Victorian Bradford: portrait of a boom town

Munro Price
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aug
4

Tuesday Talk: The Art and Architecture of the Danube Valley

Tim Blanning
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jul
28

Quiz: Quiz

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Jul
22

Tuesday Talk: My Life in Lockdown

Maureen Lipman
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jul
21

Debate: The BBC is a national treasure that we all need to pay for

Martyn Bond / Paul Kafno
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Jul
16

Tuesday Talk: Monet’s Garden at Giverny

Peter Webb
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jul
14

Tuesday Talk: Songs from Parnassus

Isabel Raphael
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jul
7

Tuesday Talk: Zaha Hadid, Architectural Superstar

Colin Davies
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jun
30

Tuesday Talk: Hallé, a man and his Orchestra

Mark Elder
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jun
23

Tuesday Talk: Who do I think I am?

Simon Callow
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jun
16

Gallery: New Horizons

Tom Scase
12:00am
Jun - Jul
1 - 31

Film Society: POSTPONED Graduation

Dir. Cristian Mungiu
8:00pm - 10:00pm
May
21

Lecture, Science Group: POSTPONED The scientific discoveries of Captain Cook’s voyages

Barry Mellor (Science Lecture)
8:00pm - 9:30pm
May
14

Opera Circle: POSTPONED Grand Opera in Paris

7:30pm - 9:30pm
May
6

Gallery: Postponed until 25th June 2021 / Borders

Helen De Sybel
May
1 - 14

Lecture: POSTPONED Uncovering Britain’s Secret Archives

Grace Livingstone
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Apr
28

Lecture: On Chapel Sands

Laura Cumming
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Apr
21

Lecture: CANCELLED Searching for Lost Tombs in Egypt and Archives

Chris Naunton
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Apr
7

Concert: Kosmos Ensemble / POSTPONED

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Apr
1

Lecture: CANCELLED East End to West End: Jews at the London opera 1750-1850

David Conway
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mar
31

Debate: Highgate Debates: CANCELLED

8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mar
26

Lecture: Van Gogh: a life in places CANCELLED

8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mar
24

Fair, Library: Children’s Book Fair / POSTPONED

10:00am - 1:00pm
Mar
21

Lecture: Faber & Faber, the untold story CANCELLED

Toby Faber
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mar
17

Lecture, Science Group: Operation Overlord: The Machinery of Invasion

Jim Davies (Science Lecture)
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mar
12

Opera Circle: Fidelio

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Mar
11

Lecture: Soho in the Eighties

Christopher Howse
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mar
10

Gallery: Organic Origins

Keith Hammond
Mar
6 - 17

Concert: The Fitzwilliam String Quartet

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Mar
4

Lecture: Napoleon: the man behind the myth

Adam Zamoyski
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mar
3

Lecture: The Handmaid’s Tale: its serialization and sequel

Jackie Shead
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Feb
25

Film Society: Cold War

Dir. Pawel Pawlikowski
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Feb
20

Lecture: Climate Change and the BBC

Roger Harrabin
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Feb
18

Gallery: Workshop with Printmakers Council

Printmakers Council
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Feb
16

Lecture, Science Group: Health Intelligence 24/7

Prof Björn Schuller (Science Lecture)
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Feb
13

Opera Circle: The Flying Dutchman

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Feb
12

Lecture: Women vs Capitalism: why we can’t have it all in a free market economy

Vicky Pryce
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Feb
11

Gallery: Talks with Printmakers Council

Printmakers Council
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Feb
9

Gallery: Time

Printmakers Council
Feb
7 - 20

Lecture: The Delightful Art of Engineering

Jane Wernick
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Feb
4

Debate: This House Believes That Sponsorship Compromises Art

8:00pm - 9:30pm
Jan
30

Lecture: Great books of China

Frances Wood
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Jan
28

Film Society: Lion

Dir. Garth Davis
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Jan
23

Lecture: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Jan
21

Lecture, Science Group: Who benefits from my data – me, the state or corporations? (panel-led discussion)

Simon Briscoe, Prof Richard Webber, Peter Mouncey
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Jan
16

Opera Circle: Agrippina (including the Annual Meeting)

7:15pm - 9:30pm
Jan
15

Lecture: Handel in London: the making of a genius

Jane Glover
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Jan
14

Lecture: Around the World … in less than 40 days

Catherine Budgett-Meakin
3:15pm - 5:00pm
Jan
12

Lecture, Science Group: The Science of Magic

Dr Gustav Kuhn
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Dec
19

Lecture, Science Group: Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver

Professor Graham R Foster
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Dec
12

Lecture: Squirrel Pie & Other Slices of Life

Elizabeth Luard
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Dec
10

Fair: Christmas Cracker Fair 2019

11:00pm - 5:00pm
Dec
7

Film Society: Faces Places

Dir. Agnès Varda
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Dec
5

Opera Circle: Fifty Years of Opera

Robert Lloyd
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Dec
4

Lecture: Feeding Britain

Tim Lang
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Dec
3

Concert: Beethoven Quintet

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Nov
29

Debate: Highgate Debates

8:00pm - 9:30pm
Nov
28

Lecture: The Rise and Fall of the European Sleeper Train

Andrew Martin
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Nov
26

Film Society: Denial

Dir. Mick Jackson
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Nov
21

Lecture: Humanitarian Logistics

Maggie Heraty
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Nov
19

Lecture, Science Group: Forensic Botany – Murder most florid

Dr Mark Spencer
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Nov
14

Lecture: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes

Diana Atkinson
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Nov
12

Gallery: Abstraction and Emotion

Samantha Laub, Jason Sweidan, David Taylor
Nov
8 - 21

Opera Circle: La Bohème

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Nov
6

Lecture: From Chaucer to Auden

Richard Stokes
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Nov
5

Fair: Handmade in Highgate Fair

11:00am - 5:00pm
Nov
3

Fair: Handmade in Highgate Fair

10:00am - 6:00pm
Nov
2

Fair: Handmade in Highgate Fair

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Nov
1

Lecture: The Vory – Russia’s Super Mafia

Mark Galeotti
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Oct
29

Film Society: Les Gardiennes

Dir. Xavier Beauvois
8:00pm - 10:30pm
Oct
24

Lecture: Comparing health care systems

Nicholas Mays
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Oct
22

Debate: Highgate Debates

8:00pm - 9:30pm
Oct
17

Lecture: In Byron’s Wake

Miranda Seymour
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Oct
15

Gallery: Shadowman

Patrick Hourihan
Oct
11 - 24

Lecture, Science Group: How DNA makes us who we are

Professor Robert Plomin
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Oct
10

Lecture: Antony Gormley, Sculptor

Lucy Chiswell
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Oct
8

Opera Circle: Peter Grimes

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Oct
2

Lecture: Ravenna and the Fall of the Roman Empire

Michael Starks
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Oct
1

Film Society: Shakespeare Wallah

Dir. James Ivory
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Sep
26

Lecture: A Political Mixed Marriage

Sally and Andrew Gimson
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Sep
24

Lecture, Science Group: How DNA can personalise health care

Dr Paul Debenham
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Sep
19

Gallery: Facades

Susanna Storch
Sep
13 - 26

Gallery: Cityscapes and Landscapes

Liz Sutherland
11:00am - 5:00pm
Jun - Jul
28 - 11

Film Society: Highgate Film Society: THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Jun
20