Paul Beaver: Cold War Double Agents

posted 18 Jan 2022 3 mins

On 18th January we were delighted to welcome back military historian Paul Beaver for our latest Winter Talk: Cold War Double Agents.


Sir Dieter Helm CBE: Creating a Sustainable Economy

posted 11 Jan 2022 2 mins

On 11th January we were delighted to welcome the distinguished economist Sir Dieter Helm CBE as speaker at our first (virtual) Winter Talk of 2022: Creating a Sustainable Economy.


(Virtual) Event: Matt Ridley

posted 08 Dec 2021 2 mins

Where Did Covid Come From?


(Virtual) Event: Anya Hindmarch CBE

posted 24 Nov 2021 2 mins

Channelling Doubt into Creativity


(Virtual) Event - Richard Fortey, The Wood for the Trees

posted 20 Apr 2021 4 mins

Hosted by Venetia Hoare, our online talk on 20 April was the perfect entertainment for a spring evening, as naturalist Richard Fortey transported us to a beech and bluebell wood in the Chilterns.


Global Cyber Alliance, Guarding Against Cyber-Fraud

posted 13 Apr 2021 4 mins

Our virtual talk on April 13 was the ideal forum for Andy Bates, executive director of the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), to share insights on cyber-security and the increasing challenge of guarding our privacy online.


Nick Allott: A Life in Theatre

posted 31 Mar 2021 2 mins

Nick Allott, in conversation with Audrey Hoare


A New Light on London's History

posted 30 Mar 2021 3 mins

(Virtual) Event with the Heritage of London Trust Our online talk on March 30, A New Light on London’s History, took us on a fascinating journey through the hidden past of the capital.


(Virtual) Event with Intermission Youth Theatre

posted 23 Mar 2021 3 mins

The performances given by talented young actors, typically from a very deprived background, were the best possible testament to the work done by this extraordinary charity.


Winter Talk with Satish Kumar

posted 15 Mar 2021 3 mins

It was a great privilege to welcome Satish Kumar back to the bank on 15 March for his inspiring online talk, What can we learn from COVID-19?