Jewish Book Week at Kings Place

JBW 2017 goes global, crossing boundaries, breaking taboos… and pulling down barriers. Exodus and exile are the festival’s prevailing themes, as the world, more than ever, is on the move, while xenophobia remains ubiquitous. Hear a multitude of voices examining the world’s political, social and cultural fault lines.

Fitzrovia Youth in Action launches the FYA Football Lunchtime League

Fitzrovia Youth in Action is launching the FYA Football Lunchtime League. This will be the ideal opportunity to work off those extra pounds in the New Year playing with your colleagues against other teams from the local area.
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Design Thinking Courses for Managers

Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, is calling all mid-level managers from a variety of industries to partake in their newly launched Design Thinking for Managers executive training course. These sessions have been designed specifically to encourage professionals to use Design Thinking techniques in order to unpack their own approach and focus on how they can support users, customers, staff and partners to create value within their own organisations.

30 Years of Bloomsbury Publishing

Knowledge Quarter's partner, Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library in collaboration with Benjamin Franklin House present an evening with Nigel Newton. Nigel will talk about the key moments in the story of Bloomsbury Publishing providing an insiders-view to one of the world’s leading independent publishing houses.

The Hardworking Picture Workshop at Scriberia

Bringing to the table years of experience as scribes, graphic facilitators and creative problem solvers, the Scriberia team will introduce you to tips and techniques to empower you as a visual thinker and communicator with a discounted rate for KQ partners.

Start and grow your business in a week at the British Library

Next week is Global Entrepreneurship Week and the British Library’s Business & IP Centre is hosting a jam-packed week of activity to give you the tools you need to get your business idea off the ground.

Extraordinary Ordinary Britain: Guided walking tour of Bloomsbury

CLOSER, in collaboration with London Walks, is pleased to offer this guided walking tour as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Science. The walk will highlight the history and findings of the UK's longitudinal studies, stories from the lives of the people involved, and how these remarkable studies have shaped and been shaped by modern British history.

Invitation to UCL Culture launch party

Simon Cane, Director of UCL Culture and Knowledge Quarter Board member will host the UCL Culture launch party on the 10 November 2016 from 18.00 to 21.00. Knowledge Quarter partners are invited to join an evening of celebrations, performances and displays and to find out more about the UCL Culture Manifesto.
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Cello Unwrapped by Helen Wallace

A fascinating blog by Helen Wallace, creative consultant at Kings Place Music Foundation, that brings us on a personal and historical discovery of the cello, giving us a hint of the different voices captured in the coming festival "Cello Unwrapped" at Kings Place.
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5 Years On: In Conversation by Teleri Lloyd-Jones

On Friday 14 October, various King’s Cross neighbours sat down to a roundtable discussion on the area’s recent and future development to mark 5 years since Central Saint Martins’ relocation.