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Bad Grammar Award starring Jeremy Paxman

Come to the Idler Academy Bad Grammar Award 2014, a thrilling X-Factor for pedants. Your judges will be Jeremy Paxman, Hadley Freeman and Rowley Leigh, and your host will be Tom Hodgkinson. Our illustrious judges will be signing copies of …

Tristan Gooley

Talk: The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs with Tristan Gooley

Thursday 8th May, Doors 6:30, event starts at 7pm
Have you ever wanted to know how to use trees as a compass? How you can tell the time using the stars? Why cafés are only on one side of the …


Edible London Wild Food Forage & Feast with Robin Harford


Come on the hugely popular Edible London Forage & Feast Course hosted by the Idler Academy.

During the day you will be shown how to identify wild edible plants, as well as learn the different plant stories, their …


Public Speaking Day Course, Sunday 11th May


Public Speaking with David Butter now booking *BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND*

Sunday 11th May: 11.00 am – 3.30 pm

Includes coffee, light lunch, training materials, group and personal coaching…

Banish your fears and build your confidence …

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Workshop: The Science of Acting with Philip Bulcock

Wednesday 14th May 2014, 6:30 to 8:30

Gain a fascinating insight into the science of acting during this two hour introductory workshop with Philip Bulcock.

The Science of Acting is a comprehensive and revolutionary acting technique developed …

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