Events 2016

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Life Moves Pretty Fast

13/02/2019 -

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Hadley Freeman hosted a Saturday night Valentine’s Special at JW3 based on her latest book, Life Moves Pretty Fast, explainin...
Simon Sebag Montefiore: The Romanovs: Rise and Fall, 1613 – 1918

09/02/2019 - 8:30 pm

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The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principali...
FRANK

13/01/2019 -

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Jake Auerbach presented a screening of his new film FRANK about his father, the artist Frank Auerbach, to coincide with Tate Br...
Judith Kerr: A Storyteller’s Life

21/05/2016 - 3:30 pm

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Judith Kerr is one of the world’s finest and best-loved writers for children and young adults. Among her best-loved classics are ...
The Soho Chronicles

28/02/2016 - 8:00 pm

King's Place, Room 2

In his book The Soho Chronicles, Matthew Kentridge documents the series of ten animated films made over 22 years by his brother,...
What Happened at the Metropole: A Play in Two Acts

28/02/2016 - 8:00 pm

King's Place, Room 2

In Association with the Wiener Library. What Happened at the Metropole – a docudrama in two acts – is written by Adam Fergusson and Caroli...
Five selves

28/02/2016 - 6:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

Scholar and author Emanuela Barasch-RubinsteinÕs beautiful collection of short stories describes the Ôfive selvesÕ of modern Israeli identity, covering di...
Catch the Jew

28/02/2016 - 6:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

Who is Tuvia Tenenbom, alias Tobi the German, the Bnei Brak-born gonzo journalist who goes where others fear to tread? Everywhere Tobi ve...
Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence

28/02/2016 - 6:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

In his powerful and timely new book, Not in God’s Name, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks tackles the phenomenon of religious extremis...
Shylock is My Name

28/02/2016 - 5:00 pm

King's Place, Room 2

Written with Howard Jacobson’s customary originality, energy and wit, Shylock is My Name is the Man Booker Prize-winner’s pr...
Scary Old Sex

28/02/2016 - 5:00 pm

King's Place, Room 2

In conversation with Irma Kurtz, Arlene Heyman, New York psychoanalyst and Bernard Malamud’s muse, introduces her debut...
Art and Religion in the 21st Century

28/02/2016 - 5:00 pm

King's Place, Room 2

In Art + Religion in the 21st Century, Aaron Rosen has conducted the first in-depth study of an international roster of contempo...
Nordic Noir

28/02/2016 - 3:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

In association with The Finnish Institute in London Nordic Noir has already swept the world. Finland’s Harri Nykänen, cr...
Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern

28/02/2016 - 3:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

Philip Rylands – Director of the Peggy Guggenheim Museum – is coming especially from Venice to give an illustrated talk about the collection and ...
Forgotten Fictions: The Wise Virgins

28/02/2016 - 3:30 pm

King's Place, Room 2

JBW joins forces with the Society of Authors to celebrate Persephone Press’s new edition of Leonard Woolf’s forgotten classic, The Wise Virgins...