Floatfit HIIT with aquaphysical + brunch
Jan
12
to Mar 30

Floatfit HIIT with aquaphysical + brunch

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HOSTED BY HAYMARKET HOTEL

HAYMARKET HOTEL has teamed up with water based fitness experts, AQUAPHYSICAL for FloatFit HIIT Saturday sessions in the subterranean pool.

To complete the session, afterwards guests will be treated to a Recovery Brunch at Brumus Restaurant which includes dishes such as crushed avocado on rye with grilled chorizo; freshly baked waffles, banana, strawberries; and sweetcorn chilli fritters with avocado, tomato, lime salsa and poached eggs.

What to expect?

The revolutionary FloatFit HIIT workout includes burpees, lunges, squats, mountain climbers, the plank, stretching... all on water. This low impact, cross training class gives a full body workout. 

* PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO SHOWERING FACILITIES AVAILABLE. 
** PLEASE DRESS WATER READY (GYM LEGGINGS / SHORTS / SPORTS BRA / SPORTS TOP / SWIMWEAR) AND BRING A CHANGE OF DRY CLOTHES FOR AFTER THE CLASS.


Date: 

HIIT SESSION DATES:
Saturday 12th January 2019
Saturday 19th January 2019
Saturday 26th January 2019

Saturday 2nd February 2019
Saturday 16th February 2019
Saturday 23rd February 2019

Saturday 2nd March 2019
Saturday 9th March 2019
Saturday 16th March 2019
Saturday 23rd March 2019
Saturday 30th March 2019

Timings:
Session one: 8.45am for a 9.00am start. 30 minutes
Session two: 9.45am for a 10.00am start. 30 minutes

Location:  Haymarket Hotel

1 Suffolk Place

London

SW1Y 4HX

Investment: £35 (plus £2.75 booking fee) including training session, mineral water and brunch. Floats and towel will be provided.

If you are unable to make the class, please email or call the hotel at least 48 hours prior to the class. Cancellations after this time will be charged the full amount.

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Masters of sex: Feminism, Sexuality and The Media
Jan
15
to Mar 26

Masters of sex: Feminism, Sexuality and The Media

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HOSTED BY GOLDSMITHS UNIVERSITY

The course aims to explore issues such as feminism, queerness, womanhood, censorship and the representations of race and sexuality within film and media.

Participants will gain insight into key themes within feminist studies and will review and analyse media examples.

Course examples will draw from film, photography, television and archival material in order to address the body, gender politics and erotic desire through an intersectional lens.

Participants will be challenged to develop new ways of thinking about gender and sexuality.

This course runs for 10 weeks with one week's break during reading week.


Date: Tuesday 15th January, 6.30pm - Tuesday 26th March, 8.30pm

Location: Goldsmiths University, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW

Investment: £295.00

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The Guilty Feminist
Jan
16
7:30 PM19:30

The Guilty Feminist

  • 90 York Way London, England, N1 9AG United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY Kings place

Ever felt like you should be better at feminism?

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White for her comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience.

What to expect?

Each episode Deborah and her guests discuss topics ‘all 21st century feminists agree on’ while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. The podcast has been a huge success with over 800,000 downloads since it started at the end of last year.

Please note that latecomers will not be admitted until the interval, due to the event being recorded.


Date: Wed 16 Jan, 2019 – 7.30pm

Location: Hall One, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG

Investment:  £16.50 | Savers £9.50 + £3 booking fee.

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New Year New - The Big Orgasm
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

New Year New - The Big Orgasm

  • Hawley Crescent London, England, NW1 8NP United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY Work.Life Camden

LADIES ONLY evening with a discussion on sexual repression, freedom & healing

Featuring talks from Expert Speakers, Charity Raffle & Games

What to expect?

FREE GLASS OF PROSECCO!!


Date:  Thu, January 17, 2019

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM GMT

Location:  Work.Life Camden

Hawley Crescent

London

NW1 8NP

Investment:  £0 – £9.12

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Grow & Nurture: Advanced Social Media Workshop for Business
Jan
18
10:00 AM10:00

Grow & Nurture: Advanced Social Media Workshop for Business

  • 35 - 39 Saint George's Drive London, England, SW1V 4DG United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY Georgian House Hotel

Avocado Social’s one day Social Media Workshop for Business is perfect for founders, marketing managers and consultants of growing businesses who are keen to improve their existing understanding of how to use social media to grow their brand.

By the end of this workshop you will feel confident in putting together an effective social media strategy for your brand and know how to use the tools and techniques needed to continue to grow your social media communities.

What to expect?

• Understand how the Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram algorithms work & how this should inform your social media strategy
• Learn how to create and curate effective content
• Discover the best apps and scheduling tools to help you manage social media effectively
• Learn key community building tactics including hashtags and influencer partnerships
• Find out about how Facebook and Instagram advertising works and how you can get the most from your advertising budget
• Learn how to measure your activity and build a meaningful report

Class size is strictly limited to 10 people

A relaxed networking buffet lunch, courtesy of the Georgian House Hotel, is included in the cost of this workshop.


Date: Fri 18 January 2019

10:00 – 16:00 GMT

Location:  Georgian House Hotel

35 - 39 St George's Dr, Pimlico, London, SW1V 4DG

Investment: £249

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Haymarket Hotel Art Walk
Jan
19
10:30 AM10:30

Haymarket Hotel Art Walk

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HOSTED BY HAYMARKET HOTEL

Firmdale Hotels are giving art enthusiasts a guided tour of Haymarket Hotel. Find out how to collect and successfully hang art, making it fun and interesting within a living space.

Creative Director, Kit Kemp’s passion for art is present within the interior design of all Firmdale Hotels with famous artists juxtaposed beside up-and-coming ones.

What to expect?

Visitors will be guided through Kit’s personally chosen art collection, before journeying on an intimate walking tour to some of Mayfair and St James' most prestigious galleries, led by curator Olivia Paterson.

The walk will end back at the hotel, where guests can choose to enjoy a delicious three-course lunch or Afternoon Tea in Brumus Bar & Restaurant.

Walks last approximately 2.5 hours followed by lunch or Afternoon Tea. Each walking tour will operate with a maximum of 12 guests but a minimum number of 6 guests must book in order for the tour to go ahead.


Date:  19 January 2019

Location:  1 Suffolk Place London SW1Y 4HX

Investment: £99 per person, including walking tour and three-course lunch or afternoon tea

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Build a brand and sell your story
Jan
22
10:00 AM10:00

Build a brand and sell your story

  • 96 Euston Road London, England, NW1 2DB United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY The British Library

Learn how to brand your business without breaking the bank!

If you're a business or a charity with a great idea, there are some fundamental ways to tell your story on a budget and get your brand noticed. Join branding experts Michael Murdoch and Robbie Dale to discover the top tips and tricks to help an audience fall in love with your business.

Branding tells your story; it's not just about a pretty logo! It's about the bigger thinking around the organization. With a brand you can trust and believe in, any business can thrive.

What to expect?

In this workshop you'll learn:

- How to test and validate your ideas about your brand

- How to write your Brand Positioning Statements and understand your 'why'

- How to name your business or product and help it stand out

- How to create your Value Proposition and present it clearly and succinctly

- How to bring your brand to life through identity, colour, fonts, images and illustrations

- How to create your Brand Guidelines


Date: Tue, January 22, 2019

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT

Location:  Business & IP Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Investment: £22.50 – £145

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She's on the Money presents: Freelance Finance Freak-out
Jan
22
6:30 PM18:30

She's on the Money presents: Freelance Finance Freak-out

  • 41 Luke Street London, England, EC2A 4AR United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY Rise London

When you’re self-employed doing the accounts is an essential part of the job, but it can very easily get pushed to the side because…. well it all seems a bit complicated.

When you’re self-employed doing the accounts is an essential part of the job, but it can very easily get pushed to the side because…. well it all seems a bit complicated.

Tax bills, due dates, do you charge VAT, how much should you be paying yourself, IR35, deductibility of expenses ahh it’s enough to make any freelancer slowly scan the permanent job section. But the good news is She’s on the Money has you covered. Its experts are going to look at the most common mistakes that most freelancers/small business owners make and how you can avoid making them.

What to expect?

The event will feature some fantastic speakers from Accounts and LegalMultiple and Xero plus more to be announced shortly. They will also cover:

Sole trader v Limited

  • Discuss pros and cons

  • How to set up each (brief)

  • What is a tax/financial year for each route (sole trader/limited)

  • What are the legal obligations for each route (what needs to be submitted where and when)

  • What taxes do you have to pay and when

  • The most tax efficient way of withdrawing money from a business

  • VAT implications – pros and cons (VAT MOSS)

Deductibility of expenses

  • Basic principles

  • Trap of entertainment

  • Use of home

  • Allowances

IR35 – super important for freelancers
Insurance

  • Legal obligations

  • Benefits – other than ‘peace of mind’!

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Do I /why do I need an Accountant?


Date:  Tue 22 January 2019

18:30 – 21:00 GMT

Location:  Rise London

41 Luke Street

London

EC2A 4AR

Investment:  £16.58

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Brush and Bubbles
Jan
23
7:00 PM19:00

Brush and Bubbles

  • 35 Old Church Street London, England, SW3 5BS United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY The Chelsea Pig (aka The Pig's Ear Pub)

Brush and Bubbles is an art class where you will create your own canvas painting with the step-by-step advice from our resident artist whilst sipping a glass of bubbly. 

Absolutely no experience necessary - just paint, drink and have fun!

What to expect?

-All art equipment (apron, easel, paints, paintbrushes plus a canvas that you get to take home with you in a Brush and Bubbles bag!)

-2 hour session with Brush and Bubble’s resident artist

-Glass of prosecco! (or a non-alcoholic drink if you prefer)


Date:  Wed 23 Jan 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:  The Chelsea Pig (aka The Pig's Ear Pub) 35 Old Church Street, Chelsea, SW3 5BS

Investment:  £ 40.00

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She's on the Money presents: Girls Just Wanna Have Funds - Part 2
Jan
29
6:30 PM18:30

She's on the Money presents: Girls Just Wanna Have Funds - Part 2

  • 8 Finsbury Circus London, England, EC2M 7AZ United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY Rathbones

She's on the Money returns with the second part of the course Girls Just Wanna Have Funds , moving beyond the basics of investing

She's on the Money empowers women to take control of their financial futures and to get money savvy.

What to expect?

Rebecca Tunstall from Rathbone's and others expert speakers will be breaking down:

  • Recap on why we need to invest.

  • Risk and why it’s important.

  • How do you go about investing?

  • What are the different types of investment?

  • Practical tips on where to start.

The course will also include Michelle from Wealthsimple and Casey from Nutmeg who will be teaching about their very easy to use investing platforms!

All tickets include a glass of bubbles, canapes and great women to chat with!


Date:  Tue 29 January 2019

18:30 – 21:00 GMT

Location:  Rathbones

8 Finsbury Circus

London

EC2M 7AZ

Investment:  £11.25 – £27.24

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Daria Martin, Tonight the World
Jan
31
to Apr 7

Daria Martin, Tonight the World

  • Silk Street London, England, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY Barbican Centre

Artist and Jarman Award 2018 winner Daria Martin revisits dreams and memories from her personal family history to create a complex portrait of migration, loss and resilience.

Drawing upon dream diaries kept by her grandmother over a 35 year period, London-based artist Daria Martin creates a new installation for The Curve.

What to expect?

Through atmospheric film and gaming technology Martin stages a series of intimate encounters, enveloping viewers in an exploration of the curious and traumatic history of her grandmother, who fled the Holocaust.


Date: 31 Jan—7 Apr 2019

Sat–Wed 11am–8pm
Thu and Fri 11am–9pm
Bank Holidays 12pm–8pm

Location:  Barbican Centre
Silk Street, London
EC2Y 8DS

Investment: FREE - Please note that it is not required to book a ticket

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Male Psychology, Sex, Attraction and Relationships Explained (Women Only)
Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Male Psychology, Sex, Attraction and Relationships Explained (Women Only)

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HOSTED BY Dr. Kathrine Bejanyan

Kathrine’s mission is to demystify relationships and help people connect with themselves and their partners in a genuine, authentic way. 

A very direct, practical and rational seminar aimed at helping women understand male psychology, creating attraction and developing a successful relationship, without a lot of colourful fluff.

What to expect?

Areas to be covered:

  • Understanding male psychology and how to create attraction in a relationship with the right guy

  • Understanding how to create genuine love in a relationship and not just settle for “sparks” without the substance

  • Why women are attracted to cocky or domineering men (but may say they want a “nice guy”)

  • Why women can feel bored or lack sexual desire/attraction for a nice guy

  • Where women go wrong in dating and relationships that lead to the wrong outcomes

  • Why women’s empowerment messages can sometimes have the opposite effect on relationships

  • How believing in the fairy book romance is actually keeping you from getting a healthy and successful relationship


Date: Saturday 2 February 2019, 10:00 – 16:00

Location:  Central London, London, WC2N 5DU

Investment: £250

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Bitch Lit: Talking to Women by Nell Dunn
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

Bitch Lit: Talking to Women by Nell Dunn

  • 82 Gower Street London, WC1E 6EQ United Kingdom (map)
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HOSTED BY Waterstones 

Bitch Lit is a monthly book club devoted to new feminist writing and cult classics by women.

The discussion on 7th February will be held on  Nell Dunn’s Talking To Women – a series of in-depth, far-ranging interviews with women – which was recently reissued by Silver Press. 

What to expect?

Waterstones promises an irreverent, fun discussion, which will be will be led by Waterstones Gower Street's Elizabeth Morris and literary critic Lucy Schole.


Date: Thursday 7th February 18:30

Location: Waterstones London - Gower Street , 82 Gower Street, London, WC1E 6EQ

Investment: Tickets are £8/6 (students) and include a glass of wine or soft drink. Books for next month's Bitch Lit will be on sale. 

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