Diana Mather is a regular contributor on TV and Radio programmes such as BBC Breakfast, The Hotel Expert, and BBC Radio 5 Live, giving advice on civility, image and style. As Director of Training at The English Manner, she works with a wide-range of clients including MPs, senators, lawyers, university students and school children as well as large corporate organisations.

Do manners matter in the modern world? Find out by booking a ticket today!

Discover the secrets of a professional kitchen with an insiders view – Nov 2nd – 6:30 – 8:30.

Mario Otvos, Managing Director of 5Senses Catering Ltd presents an insider view of the professional kitchen on November 2nd, 6:30-8:30.

Mario got the cooking bug at a very tender age through his father who always loved to cook and he soon realised that cooking is what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.

Comments from past clients suggest we are in for a tasty treat!!

“Mario is a brilliant chef who makes entertaining at the highest level an experience that will be talked about for a long time afterwards”.


Diana Mather, Etiquette Expert talks at The Lecture Club on November 07, 2017 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Watch some previous clips of Diana’s TV appearances:

BBC Breakfast – Do posh people get unfairly treated? Discussion with Diana Mather and Collette Walsh

BBC A Summer in Wales – Etiquette lesson at Bryngwyn Hall

Natasha Arselan | Founder & CEO, AucArt PRESENTS RE-IMAGINING THE ART MARKET: ONLINE | October 19, 2017 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Natasha is an up and coming art world disrupter, AucArt is her Solution to both nurturing new talent and feeding the masses with exquisite works of art.

Natasha is a graduate of King’s College London, originally born in the UK, she has lived in many cities around the world. Natasha is the founder and CEO of AucArt, the world’s first online interactive auction house, exclusively consigning art from the finest recent graduates across the UK.

Through Natasha’s International connections, she has conveyed her passion and belief in the project to some of the biggest names in the art world, who now support her and AucArt. BOOK NOW

** Concert Performance at The Lecture Club 14th November – Book Now. Listen to the music: Elegia in Re – Giovanni Bottesini ( Double bass, Bassoon, Marimba Trio)

Rachel Riley | Founder & Owner of ‘Rachel Riley’ brand talks on October 3

Rachel Riley is a British award-winning brand, and Rachel is one of the UK’s leading childrenswear designers. With 2 of her own shops in London, her ranges are carried by many of the world’s leading stores including Harrods and Selfridges in London, Bergdorf Goodman and SaksFifthAvenue in the USA & Takashimaya in Japan. She has showrooms in NewYork and Atlanta, and distributors in Japan and S Korea.

Rachel’s talk on October 3rd will offer a fantastic insight into Rachel’s journey from Child model to Childrenswear designer.



Doug Mather | Specialist in Human Behaviour, Influence & Motivation talks on Tuesday September 12th at 6:30pm – 8:30pm on ‘The surprising truth about why you really do what you do”

Doug Mather is one of the UK’s most experienced and highly trained business coaches and trainers. Over the last 20 years he has worked successfully with thousands of people in the UK, Europe and USA, including senior leaders across the private, public and 3rd sectors, helping them produce the results that they really want in their businesses and lives. He has led internationally respected personal development programmes, and is a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming. For his MA in Design Studies from Central St Martins his research focused on workplace creativity.

In his earlier career, he ran a successful engineering business where he discovered his passion for helping people be the best they can be and achieve outstanding results.

Don’t miss it! Buy tickets at Eventbrite today.

Peter Higginson, PHD talks on the 27th June on Caravaggio and Rome

Peter Higginson, PHD – expert in art history, consultant lecturer at Christie’s and tour director with Ace Cultural Tours talk at The Lecture Club on the 27th June  – Rome: a city of extremes. Caravaggio offers an artistic management – is one not to be missed.

“Peter’s lectures are brilliant preparation for sights to be seen. In addition to this intellectual brilliance, he’s fun to be with. A kind and accommodating leader”  A recent ACE Customer.

Founded in 1958, ACE is by far the oldest and most experienced provider of study tours and cultural travel in the United Kingdom, running tours, cruises and courses in the British Isles, Europe and across the globe. Visit their website to see details of Peter’s forthcoming tours. 

Join us on the NEW Lecture Club Facebook page

Just launched the new Lecture Club Facebook page and Lecture Club Group  – join us today and share with your friends: https://www.facebook.com/pg/thelectureclub

Climate Reality – Jenny Edwards talks on the one subject that effects us all: 13th JUNE: DON’T MISS IT!

In 2006, Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President Al Gore got the world talking about climate change with the Academy Award-winning film An Inconvenient Truth.

It was just the beginning of a climate revolution, and later that year, he founded The Climate Reality Project to move the conversation forward and turn awareness into action.

The Climate Reality Project is a diverse group of passionate individuals who have come together to solve the greatest challenge of our time. We are cultural leaders, organizers, scientists, and storytellers, and we are committed to building a better future together.