Events 2020

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A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion

29/02/2020 - 8:30 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

Israeli historian Tom Segev offers a masterful account of the complex figure of David Ben Gurion, founder of the Jewish state. Visionary leader, despot, stat...

Sponsored by the New Israel Fund

Shylock Speaks

29/02/2020 - 8:30 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

The world premiere of a new short play followed by a discussion with Anthony Julius and Janet Suzman. Robert Gordon and David Peimer present their new...
It’s About Bloody Time

29/02/2020 - 7:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

Award-winning broadcaster and journalist Emma Barnett loathes her period. But there’s something she loathes even more: not being able to talk about it....
The Missing: The True Story of My Family in WWII

02/02/2020 - 4:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

By turns charming, shocking and heart-breaking, this is the true story of Michael Rosen’s search for his relatives who “went missing” durin...
The Great Houdini: the Worlds Most Amazing Escape Artist

02/02/2020 - 2:30 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Harry Houdini thrilled the world with his death-defying stunts and awesome showmanship, but did you know he was actually called Ehrich? Find out how he was i...
Brain Fizzing Facts: Awesome Science Questions Answered

02/02/2020 - 12:30 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Why is your elbow called your funny bone? How could you escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaw? Which animal can breathe through its bottom? And how do t...
Family Day 2020

02/02/2020 - 11:00 am

Kings Place,

Join us for a day of fun family events at Kings Place on the 2nd February 2020. We’ll be hosting four of your favourite authors for kids aged 9 and abo...

In Association with PJ Library and Jewish Child's Day

Believe It or Snot: The Definitive Field Guide to Earths Slimy Creatures

02/02/2020 - 11:00 am

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

What is hyena butter, and would you want to put it on toast? How much slime can a hagfish produce in 60 seconds? Which animal produces a snotty sleeping bag?...