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February 2017

Radiant Illusion: middle-class recruits to Communism in the 1930s

February 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Nicholas Deakin Find out more »

The Shape We’re In: how junk food and diet are ruining our lives

February 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Sarah Boseley Find out more »

Eunuchs in a Harem: what is the point of critics?

February 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Claire Armitstead Find out more »
March 2017

A Life in Crime

March 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Nicci Gerrard Find out more »

A Different Class of Spy: the English men and women who spied for Soviet Russia

March 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Richard Davenport Hines Find out more »

Turning History into Fiction

March 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Rachel Billington Find out more »

Lady Mary Feilding – the private life and public work of 19th-century female philanthropists

March 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Lady Samantha Feilding is four times great niece of Lady Mary Feilding and President of the Mary Feilding Guild. Dr Anne Summers is an historian, former manuscripts curator at the British Library and honorary research fellow at Birkbeck College In 19 Find out more »

HLSI Fundraising Event

March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HLSI FUNDRAISING EVENING Isabel Raphael Talks on Literary Highgate: Walking with Ghosts Thursday 30th March at 8pm £5 To book a place please contact the HLSI office 020 8340 3343 or admin@HLSI.net Find out more »

HLSI Fundraising Evening

March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution, 11 South Grove, Pond Square
Highgate, N6 6BS
HLSI FUNDRAISING EVENING Isabel Raphael Talks on Literary Highgate: Walking with Ghosts Thursday 30th March at 8pm £10 To book a place please contact the HLSI office 020 8340 3343 or admin@HLSI.net Find out more »
April 2017

The Smile, from the Mona Lisa to the Selfie

April 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
In his new book, The Smile Revolution in Eighteenth Century Paris, Colin Jones traces how western civilisation discovered the smile, ranging from the history of art, literature and culture, to medicine and dentistry. Colin Jones is Professor of Frenc Find out more »

The Shogun’s Queen

April 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United Kingdom
Lesley Downer is an author, novelist and journalist with a lifetime interest in Japan. Apart from much journalism she has written travel and cookery books and biographical work on Geishas. She is an experienced lecturer and some of her work has been Find out more »

J B Priestley

April 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution, 11 South Grove, Pond Square
Highgate, N6 6BS
Grumbling at large: Valerie Grove & Barry Cryer Find out more »
June 2017

What Every Woman Wants

June 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
What Every Woman Wants: a view from the Ancient World by Isabel Raphael Summer Programme talks. Doors Open at 7.30pm for 8pm start – £5 on the door.     Find out more »

A History of the Shops in Highgate

June 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A history of Highgate shops, by Marc Haynes & HLSI archive team Find out more »

An Evening with Will

June 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An Evening with Will by Tim Adès with Eve Pearce Doors open at 7.30pm for 8pm start, £5 on the door Find out more »
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