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7 December
Finding Meaning Without Religion

We can choose what we make of religion and how we might pursue spiritual matters – or not. There’s a tremendous freedom in that, but also a profound challenge.

10 December
How To Fail

Discover the tools to succeed on our own terms - which may be quite different from those of society.

15 January
The Meaning Of Life

To wonder too openly, or intensely, about the meaning of life can seem a peculiar, ill-fated and even a faintly ridiculous pastime. But, in truth, the subject is for everyone.

18 January
Marking Time

Humans are naturally meaning making creatures; we are constantly making meaning from our lived experience of a dynamic and diverse world.

21 January
How To Develop Self Knowledge

Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on the basis of an accurate sense of who one is, that one can make reliable decisions.

30 January
How To Identify Your Career Potential

Discover what your next professional steps should be.

31 January
Business Bootcamp: The Modern Leader

The single most important skill of modern leadership is empathy.

3 February
How To Be Confident

The difference between success and failure often hangs on a humiliatingly small and elusive trait that standard education never touches: confidence.

4 February
The Joys and Sorrows of Love

A four week course to help us navigate the complex business of deepening and revitalising love.

7 February

Start from your higher purpose.

14 February
A Night of Better Conversation: Sex

Join The School of Life for a fun, social and meaningful night of better conversation about sex and eroticism.

22 February
Making Relationships Work

One of our gravest errors we make around relationships is to imagine that they aren't things we can get wiser or better at.

Spring School Intensive

Discover who you really are, and who you might become in the best of The School of Life condensed into a single, unforgettable week.

Philosophy Salon: Plato

Philosopher Dr Tim Dean facilitates an intimate exploration of Plato’s key ideas and teachings

A Night of Better Conversation: The Year that Was

As 2019 draws to a close, we invite you to take the time to reflect, over wine and cheese of course, on the topsy turvy glorious year that was.

Looking For Love

A four-week course to prepare us for the complex business of finding and maintaining love.

Business Bootcamp: The Change Agent

Learn to thrive in changing conditions instead of just coping with them.

Philosophy Salon: Dimensions of Love

Philosopher Dr Tim Dean facilitates an intimate exploration of Ancient Greeks interpretation of love – with wine and cheese, of course.

A Night of Better Conversation | Relationships

Join The School of Life for a fun, social and meaningful night of better conversation on the topic of relationships.


Develop an authentic leadership style that inspires commitment and gets results

A Night of Better Conversation: Death

Join us for a fun, social and meaningful night of better conversation on the topic of Death presented in partnership with Cake Wines.

How To Find Love

Discover a crucial set of insights to help us make safer, more imaginative and more effective choices in love.

Danny Almagor on Deep Adaptation

This special event will discuss how we respond to the urgency of the global climate crisis and deal with both the practical reality we are experiencing, and the psychological and spiritual journey we must go on to adapt in the face of a rapidly changing world.

Stay Or Leave?

In this class we think about the rather romantic but extremely important question: when is a relationship good enough?

How To Make Love Last

It is not inevitable that love must fizzle out; this happens when it has not been wisely managed.

Rewiring Your Brain for Creativity

Go beyond conventional thinking and re-wire your brain’s approach to creative problem solving.

Matters of Life & Death

There is one thing that we can be absolutely certain of: we will die. What is far less certain is that death is something to be feared.

Storytelling As Therapy with Dumbo Feather

Learn to identify and process life experiences and turn them into well-crafted stories with Dumbo Feather.

How To Be Sociable

Knowing how to be sociable and get the most out of people we meet, live with and work around is fundamental to our chances of a fulfilled life.

Finding A Fulfilling Job

Learn how to find a career to fulfil both your material and physiological needs in this one-day workshop.

How To Be Serene

This class provides a toolkit to help us triumph over free-floating or intense anxiety.

The Steps To Calm

Learn how to be more patient, unruffled and at ease with life's setback and irritants in this one day workshop.

How Culture Can Change Your Life

Our societies frequently proclaim their enormous esteem for culture. But what is culture really for?

The Art of Arguing Well

Explore of the importance of disagreement and well-reasoned points of departure in this unique one-day workshop on the art of arguing well.

Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the quality that enables us to negotiate the central problems in our relationships.

How To Enjoy Life

This class alerts us to the beauty and value of things, people and ideas around us.

Making A Difference

Changing the world is difficult but we can at least learn to make a meaningful difference.

Spending Time Alone

Is it possible to be happy in partnerships with family, friends or work colleagues– if we can’t, first, also be happy in ourselves?

Writing As Therapy

Dip your toes in the healing waters of therapeutic writing, using a variety of techniques and exploring the methods that might work best for you.