Knowledge Quarter's partner, The British Library, presents a five-week course is devoted to vampire narratives of the last 200 year. This is an opportunity to have a close look the vampire’s victims; the often strangely unattractive characters who are the vampire’s would-be destroyers; and, of course, vampires themselves, following their transformations through time and across a variety of genres and media.

King’s Cross: 5 Years In, 5 Years On

The Knowledge Quarter in collaboration with Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London and King's Cross Development invites KQ partners to King's Cross: 5 Years In, 5 Years On; an opportunity to engage with a dynamic panel of speakers who will critically evaluate 5-year into King's Cross development plan.

Knowledge Quarter Private View: Feeding the 400

The Knowledge Quarter is delighted to invite staff and friends from Knowledge Quarter organisations to the next in our series of private breakfast views. It will be on this occasion hosted at the Foundling Museum. KQ staff and partner organisations will have the opportunity to have an exclusive look at Feeding the 400 an exhibition which considers a fundamental yet little-examined aspect of life at the Foundling Hospital – food.

The Story of You: Susan Greenfield and Ben Okri

Knowledge Quarter' partner, the School of Life, presents a unique conversation between acclaimed neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield and novelist Ben Okri on consciousness and our various representations of reality.

Dreaming the future: five hundred years of utopia

Knowledge Quarter’s partner, Senate House Library, University of London presents 'Utopia and Dystopia: dreaming the future’ a thought-provoking exhibition and programme of free events inspired to Thomas More’s masterpiece 'Utopia'. Featuring the Library's rich and global collections, the exhibition celebrates the 500th anniversary of the publication and also its enduring influence in politics, social and economic reform, literature and popular culture.

Susie Dent on Tribes - The School of Life Sunday Sermon

Knowledge Quarter's partner, The School of Life, presents an exploration of hundreds of tribes and their own distinct (s)language of colourful words, jokes and phrases with lexicographer and etymologist Susie Dent.

London Thinks

Knowledge Quarter's partner, Conway Hall Ethical Society, presents London Thinks - a series of events which questions existing views and introduces new ideas on issues of real consequence, bringing top thinkers to the stage to share, provoke, debate and discuss their thinking.

History Now and Then

As the great French historian Marc Bloch wisely put it many years ago: “Misunderstanding of the present is the inevitable consequence of ignorance of the past. This is one of the reasons why he Institute of Historical Research (IHR) has organised six public discussions featuring original and provocative responses from some of the finest writers and debaters on the nature of history.

Knowledge Quarter Public Realm Charette

On 20 and 21 September 2016, the Knowledge Quarter will host a two-day public realm charrette to consider potential opportunities and re-imaginations of two potential sites in Camden and Islington. This event is included as part of ColLab Fest (19-23 September), a week of events sourced from Digital Catapult’s network.

Celebrating 10 years of the British Library's Business & IP Centre

The British Library’s Business & IP Centre has been helping people turn great ideas into businesses for over ten years. In order to celebrate 10 successful years the Library is holding a day of free workshops, talks and events.