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.


Knowledge Quarter's partner, The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (ISMC) and Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) invite KQ partners to the academic conference entitled, Media in Muslim Contexts: Inventing and Reinventing Identities; bringing together academics and media professionals to discuss the central role of mass media in the contemporary Muslim World.

British Library Labs Symposium 2016

The BL Labs team are pleased to announce that the fourth annual British Library Labs Symposium will be held on Monday 7 November, from 9:30 - 17:30 in the British Library Conference Centre, St Pancras. During the evening the BL Labs Awards (2016) will be announced, celebrating researchers, artists, educators and entrepreneurs from around the world who have made use of the British Library's digital content and data. The event is FREE, although you must book a ticket in advance.

The Francis Crick Institute presents: How Do we Look?

The first exhibition at the new Francis Crick Institute opens to the public on Wednesday 2nd November. On display are a collection of working images, rather than works of art, each created by a scientist to help solve a research problem.


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.

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.