Tag: #WirelessContemplation

FitzFest at the Chapel

FitzFest at the Chapel

Between 19 and 23 June, FitzFest, the annual festival of arts and culture centred on Fitzrovia, will be holding events throughout the area, with many taking place in the chapel. We are again pleased to host concerts, yoga, poetry readings and Wireless Contemplation sessions. Some of these are free, others low cost. We have listed...

Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians – Florence Nightingale

Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians – Florence Nightingale

‘She spent the intervals of the London season in ragged schools and workhouses. When she went abroad with her family, she used her spare time so well that there was hardly a great hospital in Europe with which she was not acquainted, hardly a great city whose slums she had not passed through.’ Lytton Strachey...

The Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats

The Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats

Poet, dramatist, literary critic, editor Thomas Stearns Eliot is widely acknowledged as being one of the finest writers of the twentieth century. Author of some of the best-loved poems in the English language as well as plays such as Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail Party, he was awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature...

The Treasure in the Forest

The Treasure in the Forest

‘Evans sat with his eyes half closed, watching the frothy breakwater of the coral creep nearer and nearer. The sky was like a furnace, for the sun was near the zenith. Though they were so near the Treasure he did not feel the exaltation he had anticipated.’ Published in 1894, The Treasure in the Forest...

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

To mark International Women’s Day this month, we invite you to come and hear extracts from Mary Wollstonecraft’s classic proto-feminist tract, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects. Written in 1792, the book states: “my main argument is built on this simple principle, that if [woman] be not...