Talks: The School Of Life / Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury
A bookshop in Bloomsbury and also puts on regular talks or ‘Sermons’ from a variety of guest speakers, including Alain De Botton, Prof Robert Winston, Oliver James and Allegra McEvedy, as well as courses, conversation dinners (where you pre-pay for a dinner and are given certain topics to discuss) and breakfast clubs.
Examples include: How To Find A Job You Love, How To Have Better Conversations, How To Read, How To Be Alone, Reclaiming Creativity. Sermons: Alain De Botton on Pessimism, Robert Winston on Curiosity, Charles Leadbetter on Perspective, Sam Roddick on Seduction.
More info & upcoming events: http://www.theschooloflife.com/
Watch past Sermons online here. Recommended reading: Alain De Botton - The Consolations Of Philosophy.