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Pie & Pudding with a side of Harriet Starling and the Good Honey’s

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To celebrate our triumphant delivery of great nights of PIE Urban Woot and Little Jack Horner’s are delighted to announce a special last pie & pudding night with music by Harriet Starling and the Good Honey’s. Enjoy fabulous food with a side of starling! Harriet Starling and the Good Honeys blend bluegrass, swamp blues and retro reworkings with heart breaker... View Article

Love & Sex – Neurochemistry, Romantic & Companionate Love, and how to keep your relationship & sex life fresh.

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Following on from our last workshop, in this one we will focus on: The neurobiology of love and pleasure. Romantic & Companionate Love. Countering Adaptation, keeping your relationship and sex lives fresh. This will be a safe place to talk openly about sex, ask questions, test ideas, share your confusion and learning.  I’m looking forward to it. (This is a... View Article

What does religion/spirituality have to offer to modern urban life?

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Many Londoners associate the religious or spiritual life with out-dated traditions of our grandparents and ancient steeples in the countryside—a relic of the past that is of not much relevance to busy city people in the 21st century. However, empirical research repeatedly chronicles benefits of religious activities on measures of physical and psychological health. In this talk I will summarise... View Article

Go Luck Yourself!

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Dr Matthew Smith leads us on a journey through a range of psychological research that suggests that ‘luck’ may not be the uncontrollable beast it first appears! By rethinking what luck is, is it possible to tame it… and even learn to be lucky?     Dr Matthew Smith Matthew is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Buckinghamshire New University,... View Article

How to genetically engineer your new body

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The recent paradigm-shattering changes coming from physics’ new quantum understanding have changed the way that science perceives the universe and everything we see in it. More recently this dawning awareness has been applied to understanding the human condition and the biological sciences. I love the possibilities offered by quantum physics and I find great inspiration hanging around the ragged edges... View Article

The Midas Touch

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The city is full of opportunities to touch and we avoid it, stigma and moral panic create boundaries and barriers to platonic social touch. We are rammed up against each other on commuter trains, buses and tubes. Swerving out of the way as we launch ourselves through hoards of people on the high street, everything is about avoiding. How often... View Article