An Intimate History Of Humanity

Theodore Zeldin

An Intimate History Of Humanity

Essential reading for humans.

The Hidden Pleasures of Life

Theodore Zeldin

The Hidden Pleasures of Life: A New Way of Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future

Will reveal the autobiography in you.

The Amber Fury

Natalie Haynes

The Amber Fury

Amber Fury - not to be confused with Amber Furries.




    Crime, Punishment and RETRIBUTION.

    5th Nov 2014

    Can forgiveness ever be a form of retribution?  Jo Berry’s father was killed by an IRA bomb, yet she sought out the man responsible to try to understand his motivations.  Since then she has worked to resolve conflict by . . .
  • LXVI


    Crime, PUNISHMENT and Retribution.

    8th Oct 2014

    For Salon Does Punishment we’ll be taking a good look at the facts of rehabilitation. Government Forensic Psychologist Dr Ruth Mann is tasked with evaluating punishment and treatment, and has devised many of prison programmes . . .
  • LXV


    CRIME, Punishment and Retribution.

    11th Sep 2014

    It would be criminal to miss the first in our autumn series of Crime, Punishment and Retribution. Why? Because we have forensic psychologist Dr David Rouse to explain exactly what happens with homicide. Understand exactly what goes on at . . .
  • LXIV


    Salon No 6

    5th Sep 2014

    On Friday we’ll be in the Town Hall having ‘Sex’ with poet Salena Godden who talked through the poets and the poems that had influenced her, famed author Zoe Pilger is on the Salon stage to explain the joys of writing . . .
  • Salon LXIII

    Salon LXIII

    Salon London wanders in the WILDERNESS

    8th Aug 2014

    As we know we only get one chance to make a first impression, we want to ensure your voice is up to the pressure, and so welcome acclaimed vocal coach Juliet Russell to Wilderness to teach range, tone, style, creak and even gravitas.  . . .
  • LXII


    Standon London

    1st Aug 2014

    Salon London presents:    Friday 4-6pm We'll be getting to know Manu Chao, exploring the influence of socialism, his global music perspective and his relationship with Latin America with his biographer Peter Culshaw, . . .
  • LXI


    Salon London gets LATITUDE

    17th Jul 2014

    Prof Sophie Scott, Kerry Daynes, Prof Barbara Sahakian, Prof David Speigelhalter OBE, Catherine Pendergrass, Prof Charles Ferneyhough, Dr Vaughan Bell, Dr Clare Jonas, Dr Michael Banissy, Prof David Tong, Dr Geoff Warburton, Prof Roland . . .
  • Salon LX

    Salon LX

    Personal Taste

    11th Jul 2014

    Salon North gets up close to personal taste. Music: Author and musician Daniel Rachel wanted to get beyond his personal taste in music to understand the creativity at work in songwriting.  ‘Isle of Noises’ is the . . .
  • Salon LIX

    Salon LIX

    Where do you go to my lovely?

    23rd Jun 2014

    You may have noticed Salon London takes you to new places and expands your mind, and for June’s special Salon we’ll be doing both as we ask, ‘Where do you go to my lovely?’ Salon London increases your creativity: . . .
  • Salon LVIII

    Salon LVIII

    The Also Festival with Ideas from Salon London

    20th Jun 2014

      SALON London has developed the perfect format to explore a subject laterally and consistently deliver a fascinating and engaging cultural experience. So this June we’re going to do it in Arcadia – Capability Browns . . .