Circle Sq. Fortnightly Virtual Coffee Morning

 

Join us every other Thursday at 11am via Zoom. Everybody is welcome. Join the conversation.

Each time we meet, we are joined by a guest speaker from across our network.

For a rundown of the breadth of conversations we’ve been enjoying please click here

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Commercial Property

    Coffee Morning: 'It’s only rent collection! A Day in the Life of a commercial property manager' with Simon Tilsiter, Managing Director, Strettons

    Thursday 25th February @ 11am, Simon Tilsiter, Managing Director, Strettons Chartered Surveyors, has been managing commercial properties for over 30 years. In this 'Day in the Life' talk, Simon will share what matters in property management (beyond rent collection and fixing leaks!), sharing real life examples that demonstrate how problem solving and value creation is really what's at the ...

  • City of London

    Lunchtime Lecture: ‘A Virtual Walk through London’s Square Mile' with Sam Jacob

    Wednesday 3rd March @ 1:15pm, Sam Jacobs, IT Consultant and Circle Sq. member, with a passion for the history of London, will lead us on a virtual walk through the City of London, taking in the architecture and history of one of the most iconic financial districts in the world. ...

  • Circle Sq. Creative Writing Evening

    Tuesday 9th March @ 6:30pm Everyone has a story to tell, but how and where to start? If you've considered joining one of our Creative Writing Workshops but not quite plucked up the courage, this evening will allow you to dip a toe in the waters of creative writing and storytelling.  Adam LeBor's talk will address the foundations of storytelling.  He will be joined by previous workshop attendees sharing what they learned and how they benefited with short excerpts from their writing. ...

  • Coffee Morning: ‘Psychology and Opera' with Sara Collins, psychoanalyst

    Thursday 11th March @ 11am, Sara Collins, psychoanalyst, will explore the links between psychology and opera, specifically addressing the question of the authority assumed by psychologists to comment on opera.  Sara will then present a new contemporary look at Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’; an opera that explores links between love, sexuality, and morality.  The evolving role of women in love partnerships will be discussed by a comparison between ‘La Traviata’ ...

  • Escaping Extermination

    Evening Event: 'The Musician and the Scientist: A Love Story in Troubled Times' 

    Thursday 18th March @ 6:30pm, Please join us as we explore the story of Agi Jambor and Imre Patai, two extraordinary Hungarians who not only survived the Holocaust, but left us gripping testimonies of their experiences and of their time. In the case of Agi, her words can finally be heard in her recently published, moving memoir Escaping Extermination, covering the years of 1938 – 1950. In the case of Imre, his still unpublished diaries...

  • Rebecca Mascarenhas

    Lunchtime Lecture: 'How to Survive and Thrive as a Restaurateur' with Rebecca Mascarenhas

    Wednesday  24h March @ 1:15pm, Acclaimed restaurateur and pioneer of London's smart neighbourhood restaurant scene, Rebecca Mascarenhas, will share her story of thriving and surviving in the hospitality industry. The last 12 months have been the most challenging to date, and we will hear about Rebecca’s innovative approaches to mitigating the impact of the crisis for her highly skilled workforce and for her fragile supply chain – from...

  • Neville Shulman

    Coffee Morning: 'Exploits and Adventures of Neville Shulman CBE'

    Thursday 25th March @ 11am, Neville Shulman, Circle Sq. member, mountaineer, explorer, author, writer, lecturer as well as advisor to directors and producers working in film, television, theatre and the Arts joins us to share stories of his expeditions.  From his adventures to the North and South Poles, to summiting the world’s highest peaks; to abseiling down London’s tallest buildings - his sense of adventure has defined his rich and varied ...

  • Bank of Mum and Dad with Circle Sq.

    Coffee Morning: 'The Bank of Mum and Dad' with CBF Wealth Management at HW Fisher

    Thursday 1st April @ 11am CBF Wealth Management, HW Fisher's wealth management joint venture offering, join us to discuss the most tax efficient ways to support your children financially...

  • Imperial War Museum

    Lunchtime Lecture: 'The Making of the IWM's new WWII and Holocaust Galleries'

    21st April @ 1:15pm Opening this Autumn, the £30.5 million project will make IWM the first museum in the world to physically and intellectually present the interrelated narratives of the Holocaust and Second World War.  Join us for a special event with James Bulgin, IWM’s Head of Content for the new Holocaust Galleries. James will share what it has been like to develop these ground-breaking galleries; from creating an accessible and comprehensive narrative journe...

  • Circle Sq. Fortnightly Virtual Coffee Morning

    Grab a coffee and join us for a Zoom get together every other Thursday at 11am. Each week, we are joined by a guest speaker from across our network. Everybody is welcome. Join the Zoom meeting....

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Now Online! Houdini and Biography: How Truth Escapes Us

Meet biographer Adam Begley, author of Houdini: The Elusive American, in conversation with Sam Leith, literary editor of the Spectator, about the celebrated escape artist Harry Houdini, how biographers work and what they hope to achieve.

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Tuesday 26 May 2020

Virtual Chocolate Tasting with Cocoa Runners

Join us for a decadent evening online, tasting a carefully curated selection of craft chocolate from around the world. Learn the art of chocolate tasting and discover the story of each bar via video. A great activity to share with your lockdown partners and families, while supporting artisans who need your help now more than ever. Use code CirCR10 for 10% off at checkout.

Wednesday 10 June 2020

Lunchtime Lecture: “Painting With Glass” with Ardyn Halter

Ardyn Halter is a world-renowned artist working with varied mediums, most notably stained glass. Ardyn will guide us through the process of creating his stunning stained glass works, from conception through to installation.

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Wednesday 24 June 2020

Lunchtime Lecture: ‘What Does it Mean to be a Modern Elder?’ with Chip Conley

New York Times bestselling author, TED speaker and hospitality entrepreneur, Chip Conley, is one of the world’s most influential voices in the anti-ageism movement, pushing beyond traditional boundaries and changing our understanding of what it means to grow older.

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Tuesday 7 July 2020

Cabinet War Rooms Private Tour

Explore behind the scenes of the historic War Rooms and experience what it was like to work beneath the heart of Westminster during the Blitz. Walk in Churchill’s footsteps through the atmospheric corridors and learn about the big decisions made in this iconic site. Please note this will be a ticketed event.

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Monday 14 September 2020

In Conversation with… Dennis Snower

Join Dennis Snower, Senior Research Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, for a breakfast discussion on ‘The Economic Sources of Populism’. Previously President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and President of the Global Solutions Initiative, Dennis has advised governments and international organisations around the world on macroeconomic policy.

October 2020

The Changing Face of London’s Skyline

Join us at our next event to learn more about the potentially devastating ‘skyscraper threat’ to London’s iconic cityscape. Meet renowned architect Barbara Weiss to find out why the pace of development is cause for alarm and what can be done to protect our beloved capital.

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Monday 2 November 2020

Echéa Quartet

The Echéa Quartet is back! Share an inspiring evening of music with this extremely talented, prize-winning quartet. Since they last performed for Circle Sq. they have played to audiences in Austria, France, Ireland, Argentina, Canada and at the World Economic Forum in Davos. They also featured on BBC Radio 3.

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Monday 2 November 2020

Echéa Quartet

The Echéa Quartet is back! Share an inspiring evening of music with this extremely talented, prize-winning quartet. Since they last performed for Circle Sq. they have played to audiences in Austria, France, Ireland, Argentina, Canada and at the World Economic Forum in Davos. They also featured on BBC Radio 3.

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Watch this space…

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Saunderson House Seminar

Our partner, Saunderson House, is hosting a seminar about “Passing on wealth”. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend this event. Places are limited. So book now.

 

MEMBERS ONLY

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Tuesday 12 November 2019

The Wonder of Wine

Join us once again at Hedonism Wines for an eclectic wine tasting and evening of food and friends. We are returning to this unique and beautiful venue in November for a tasting curated once again especially for us by Hedonism’s experienced team.

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February 2020

Food Lovers February

Join us to discover new tastes in cheese and beer and other delectable. Watch this space for more details.

Previous Events

Evening Event: 'Holocaust Memorial Debate' with Alex Maws and Barbara Weiss/

9th February @ 6:30pm  The propose...

Special thanks to Adam Begley. Author and biographer. Perfectly timed to coincide with the launch, Adam talked about his new book Houdini, The Elusive...

Join us for an online lunchtime lecture with Chairman of Stabilitech, Wayne Channon, a Sussex-based biotech company, on their development of a therm...

Our latest Circle Sq. event saw 60 of our members come together to enjoy an inspiring evening ‘in conversation’ with writer Adam LeBor. The discus...

Circle Sq. members tasted a selection of wines, mainly from Chêne Bleu, Nicole and Xavier Rolet’s unique and beautiful vineyard in the Rhône Valle...

Join us for an evening seminar and hear from our panel of speakers who will be discussing passing on wealth and will be specifically addressing the pr...

Thomas Harding, award-winning author of Hanns & Rudolph and The House by the Lake will talk about families and his upcoming book, Legacy...

Tortoise Breakfast ThinkIn – What are the lessons of Neil Woodford?...

Tortoise media say that ageism is the only ‘ism they (sometimes) see in Thinkin....

Our Partner, GOLDIE Magazine is throwing clothes and caution to the wind in its quest to redefine the term Beach Body Ready....

“Three things that improve with age: Wine. Cheese. And Creativity. Earlier this year, James Ivory took home the Oscar for best adapted screenplay at...

Many of our members have already experienced a Pathfinder ‘ah-ha’ moment. Here’s another opportunity to discover your “true north” with Gif...

Situated in the heart of the bustling Cork Street precinct in London, the Redfern Gallery is the home of contemporary British art and artists....

Circle Sq. members and guests enjoyed a thought-provoking and engaging discussion over breakfast in the company of two eminent jurists, Professor Yuva...

The wine cellar downstairs at Hedonism Wine was filled with Circle Sq. members and friends who came together on 9 May 2019, to taste a carefully chose...

The Echéa Quartet are inspiring and extremely talented. Brought together by their love of music, these four skilful young women have played to audie...

The first Circle Sq.-Pathfinder event was held in late March 2019 The evening was run with Gifford Booth, a unique and inspiring coach who has been g...

For more than 35 years, through their company Facsimile Editions, Linda and Michael have become world-renowned for reproducing ancient manuscripts...