Events and Workshops


What you'll

We hold regular events, talks and lectures where you can explore a particular subject matter in the light of Practical Philosophy much more deeply.

Upcoming events



On Friday 5th May, 2023, Ian Alston will address us on THE SPIRITUAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MONARCHY. On this, the Eve of the Coronation, Ian will take us through all the stages of the ceremony, focusing on the Oath and the Anointing and showing how it binds the country together into a United Kingdom. It

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Shakespeare’s Philosophy and the illusion of Life

 Celebratings the Bard’s Birthday. Sunday 30th April 2023         10.00 am until 11.15 am Martin Bloomfield, a long-time member of the School of Philosophy and Economic Science, and fond of the Bard’s words, with Janet Murray and Sean M Kelly, will explore Shakespeare’s philosophical interest in the illusion of life. This will be an on-line event using

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Past events

Ethical Entrepreneur
Past events

Ethical Entrepreneur (20 Nov 2022)

Paul Palmarozza, is a long-time member of the School and at the same timea successful business leader. He has been a tutor in the school for many years, and written books about the application of timeless values and principles in business and in life. He has also been a Guest Lecturer at business schools in

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queen platinum jubilee talk
Past events

Queen’s Jubilee Talk (24 July 2022)

A Talk about Her Majesty the Queen Platinum Jubilee 2022 Ian Alston will lead the talk and discussion. As the Queen becomes older, people are more aware than ever of her great qualities: She is arguably a personification of all the virtues of Sanatana Dharma. Ian will discuss these qualities of the Queen whilst at

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The course is practical in the sense that it is designed to be of direct use in our everyday lives. The intention is to stimulate enquiry and through this expand the way we look at the world and ourselves.

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If you register online, you will receive a confirmation email with your day of attendance. If you register by any means other than online, you will receive a receipt confirming your registration.

Yes, we have a local Croydon venue where you can attend the course face-to-face. We also have other venues across the UK.

No, all you need is an open and enquiring mind. The course is intended for everyone, regardless of education, occupation, race, political or religious belief.

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