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How To Balance Work With Life [28 April 2010]

The School of Life, featured here nearly a year ago, has been going from strength to strength, with most of their talks booking up well in advance. So here’s a heads up for this course that’s happening on 28th April. “Our grandparents lived in an era when a future golden age of leisure was promised.  Today [...]

Birds Eye View 2010

Celebrating women filmmakers, the Birds Eye View film festival runs from 4th to 12th March. 9 jam packed days, 8 inspired features, 7 penetrating documentaries, 21 visionary shorts, 22 retro movies starring iconic blondes, a top masterclass, vocational training plus filmmakers, special guests, Q&As, a tea-party or two, and open screen opportunities for aspiring names of the future… plus this [...]

The Book Club

            Happy Scrapbook has reported for some time now on the growing trend of venues offering opportunities to combine using our brain cells with having a fun night out, from the classes at School of Life, to the Lates at the Science Museum and its sister events at the Dana Centre, and Book Slam. The [...]

An evening of sex and science [Wed 28 October]

            Wednesday 28 October, 18.45-22.00 (free entry) Science Museum Lates, held once a month provides the opportunity to explore the museum’s most popular exhibitions away from children. The museum is packed with over 50 interactive exhibits and each Lates has a varied programme of entertainment. This month Lates is talking about sex! Get [...]

Died Young Stayed Pretty – ICA [9 - 29 October]

          This smart and rambling documentary delves into the booming underground network of music gig poster artists in the US, skipping through a plethora of artistic styles and promoting Sonic Youth and Radiohead among dozens more. The life of the poster artist is impressively – and inspirationally – documented by debut [...]

Book Slam

    Book Slam is London’s first/ only literary nightclub, which features top writers, live music and a semi-professional Serbian DJ. Guests have included the likes of Hanif Kureishi, Dave Eggers, Adele, Nick Hornby, Kate Nash and many more. Book Slam mostly takes place at The Tabernacle on the last Thursday of every month.  Head to [...]

Inner Space

          Some years ago, I remember thinking: wouldn’t it be good if we had more nice cafes where weary urban folk could take a break in comfortable, quiet surroundings, particularly in the bustling West End. Then along came Starbucks, who certainly had my vision of nice comfy armchairs, but it’s not really [...]

The School of Life

        The School of Life is a new social enterprise offering good ideas for everyday living. It is based in a small shop in Central London where we offer a variety of programmes and services concerned with how to live wisely and well. http://www.theschooloflife.com/homepage.aspx