Welcome to Practical Philosophy Kingston

We offer a ten week evening course in Practical Philosophy

Diary of Events

Practical Philosophy Kingston events are below in bold - [events presented by the main London School or other Branches are in ordinary typeface and in brackets]:

SPRING TERM: 10th January - 30th March 2017 (Introductory Course Starts 26th January)

['Untroubled by Adversity - Epictetus'a talk by Christine Lambie examining the work of the stoic philosopher Epictetus at 10.00am on 18th March 2017 at the Avenue St. Andrews, Southampton. Hosted by the Wessex branch, for further details please click here.]

Branch Stall outside Bentalls - 28th March 1-6pm

[The Annual Economics Lecture: Just Free Trade – The Annual Economics Lecture will be given by Dr Peter Bowman, Head of Economics, at the Hinde Street Methodist Church on Tuesday 28th March, starting at 7.15pm. Tickets will be £6 if booked in advance, and £7 on the door. Please click here for the poster.]

Branch Stall outside Bentalls - 8th April 1-6pm

Branch Stall outside Bentalls - 22nd April 1-6pm

Branch Stall outside Bentalls - 29th April 1-6pm

Practical Philosophy Weekend: 28-30th April at Waterperry House, Oxford (for Kingston New Meditators Group and Harmony Group)(Open to all UK branches) (FULLY BOOKED-PLEASE APPLY FOR NOVEMBER WEEKEND BELOW)

[Ctrl+Alt+Retreat Weekend: Attention and Focus – 7th-9th April 2017. Focused on the theme of attention, Ctrl+Alt+Retreat returns to offer a weekend for those aged 18-38 in the stunning Nanpantan Hall residence. The weekend will provide simple and practical exercises that can make a positive difference to work, creativity and happiness. We've created these events to provide the best combination of fun, learning and good company to provide the right space to meet the challenges of modern life. If you're interested in learning more follow this link for videos, pictures and testimonials to give you a better idea of what's involved. We have a great team of friendly and enthusiastic facilitators who are looking forward to welcoming you whether this is your first or fiftieth residential! To enrol or find out more, please click here.]

[A day at Ely Cathedral – a day to include a cathedral tour, a talk in the cathedral centre, a concert in the renowned Lady Chapel, and more. Hosted by the Cambridge branch, it starts at 9.45am on 22nd April 2017. Tickets are £25 before 31st March. For more details and information on how to book, please click here. To view the poster, please click here.]

SUMMER TERM: 2nd May - 20th July 2017

["Portraying the Divine": Sunday 4th June at Waterperry House Oxford (Open to all UK branches)]

[The 2017 Annual Language Lecture: Self Illumination – 7.00pm to 9.00pm, Tuesday 6th June 2017 at Hinde Street Church, W1U 2QJ. ‘Self Illumination’ is a Sanskrit text that expounds non-duality and has recently been translated into English. It teaches that there is only consciousness and nothing else. Warwick Jessup, the translator, will explore the philosophy of this work, and then take questions. All are welcome. Please click here for more details.]

Kingston Branch Practical Philosophy Day: Sunday 2nd July at Waterperry House, Oxford. (for Foundation Group onwards)

[Waterperry House summer camp – 4.00pm Wednesday 19th July – 4.00pm Sunday 23rd July. You are invited to spend a few summer days helping on Waterperry Estate and relaxing with friends. The event is open to anyone, any age who has attended at least one Waterperry retreat at any time, no matter how long ago. Please click here for more details.]

[Ctrl+Alt+Retreat Week: Freedom – 23rd-30th July 2017. Focused on the theme of Freedom, the Ctrl+Alt+Retreat team are offering a week for those aged 18-38 set in the tranquil Waterperry residence. The weekend will provide a number of approaches and opportunities that will explore the nature and components of 'freedom' so that this can be experienced more fully in day to day living. We've created these events to provide the best combination of fun, learning and good company to provide the right space to meet the challenges of modern life. If you're interested in learning more follow this link for videos, pictures and testimonials to give you a better idea of what's involved. We have a great team of friendly and enthusiastic facilitators who are looking forward to welcoming you whether this is your first or fiftieth residential! To enrol or find out more, please click here.]

[Art in Action Courses:14th August for 11 days (Open to all)]

AUTUMN TERM: 21st September - 7th December 2017 (Introductory Course Starts 5th October)

[Philosophy and The End of Fear - The 2017 Annual Mulhall Talk will be presented on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at the Guildhall, Winchester and will be delivered by Brian McGeough. This is the first of what is hoped will be a series of talks inspired by the late Shane Mulhall who gave generously of his time and self in visiting Winchester on an annual basis over past 15 or so years. The event is being hosted by the Wessex School of Philosophy, for further details please click here.]

Practical Philosophy Weekend: 3-5th November at Waterperry House, Oxford (for Kingston New group)(Open to all UK branches)

SPRING TERM 2018: 11th January (Introductory Course Starts 25th January)