Events

Classics for All 10th Anniversary Events:

Our events for 2020 are all now contingent on public health concerns. We are very sorry to announce that owing to the escalation in Coronavirus (COVID-19) we have taken the decision to postpone our Friends of Classics talk (Tom Stoppard’s ‘Penelope’) on 30 June at Grey Coat School. We will be in touch as soon as we have a new date. We will take a view in July as to whether we can proceed with our 24 September ‘Olympics’ event.

The UK Première of Penelope by Tom Stoppard 

The Grey Coat Hospital School for Girls in Westminster | Rescheduled date & time TBC

The first UK performance of Penelope by Tom Stoppard (actor TBC), preceded by a discussion about Penelope in Homer and her reception down the ages, between Tom Stoppard and Dr Melinda Letts (Jesus College, Oxford), chaired by Martha Kearney (Today programme).

Audiences are invited to join the speakers afterwards for drinks and nibbles (included in ticket price).

Ticket Prices:

£15.00 (Students & Teachers)

£25.00 (Standard)

£50.00 (includes £20.00 donation eligible for Gift Aid)

£75.00 (includes £45.00 donation eligible for Gift Aid)

£100.00 (includes £70.00 donation eligible for Gift Aid)

 

Reflecting on the Olympics, Ancient & Modern

24th September | The Royal Geographical Society, doors at 18:15, talk commencing at 7pm.

Classics for All will be hosting a panel discussion reflecting on the Olympics through the lens of ancient and modern traditions, chaired by Dr Peter Jones MBE, with contributions from classical historian Prof Michael Scott and modern Olympians Constantine Louloudis and Jen Browning (+more TBC).

Drinks available before the panel, with a reception to follow and the opportunity to view an Olympic inspired exhibition of work from some schools in our London based network (included in ticket price).

Ticket Prices:

£15.00 (Students & Teachers)

£20.00 (Standard)

£40.00 (includes £20.00 donation eligible for Gift Aid)

£60.00 (includes £40.00 donation eligible for Gift Aid)

£80.00 (includes £60.00 donation eligible for Gift Aid)

Tickets will be made available in July, pending a review regarding public health concerns relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Watch this space!

For more information, contact Tom Ingram at events@classicsforall.org.uk.

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