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31st May 2020
Book Club LIVE is Salon Lockdown's venture to invite us all to a Book Club with the author. So please join us on 31st May for a Book Club LIVEstream with the award-winning comedian and best-selling author, Sara Pascoe, as she turns her attention to the things that really matter to humans - Sex Power Money.
27th May 2020
Join us on 27th May for the next in our Salon Lockdown series as we explore the human mind: the most powerful, complex and flexible computing machine on earth.
21st May 2020
Join us on 21st May for the next in our Salon Lockdown series as we explore ‘Why We Eat (Too Much)’.
17th May 2020
Book Club LIVE is Salon Lockdown's venture to invite us all to a Book Club with the author. So please join us on 17th May for a Book Club LIVEstream with Jackie Kay, the award-winning poet and national poet laureate of Scotland, and Janie Brown, author, counselor and nurse of thirty years. Together they’ll be discussing a new way of approaching how to live by considering the end of our lives through Janie's brilliant new book, Radical Acts of Love. How We Find Hope at the End of Life.
10th May 2020
Book Club LIVE is Salon Lockdown's venture to invite us all to a Book Club with the author. So please join us on 10th May for a Book Club LIVEstream with the award-winning actor, comedian and best-selling author, Robert Webb and his debut novel, Come Again.
5th May 2020
No one likes to be bored. We avoid boredom at all costs. It makes us feel restless and agitated. Desperate for something to do, we play games on our phones, retie our shoes, or even count ceiling tiles. And if we escape it this time, eventually it will strike again. But what if we listened to boredom instead of banishing it?
3rd May 2020
Why are algorithms prejudiced? Is it a product of a hidden, bigoted, politically-activist brogrammer cabal in Silicon Valley? Is it that big data analytics are simply revealing the ugly truths about ourselves and the fundamental dysfunction of our social institutions? Or, could it just be something inherent in algorithms themselves?
29th Apr 2020
How did we find ourselves in a "post-truth" world of "alternative facts"? And can we get out of it?
26th Apr 2020
Bestselling author and social historian Hallie Rubenhold is the author of The FIVE: The Untold Lives of The Women Killed by Jack the Ripper which won the presigious Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction this year. She has meticulously reclaimed the five women who became the Ripper’s victims who, until this book, had never been given a voice of their own and, worse, had been disregarded by society for over 130 years.
19th Apr 2020
Join us on Sunday 19 April for a very special Book Club LIVEStream event with the award-winning novelist and screenwriter, Emma Jane Unsworth and her new Sunday Times Bestseller, Adults.