Crackling fire

Fireside Chats

Over the next few months our Vice-Chancellor, Professor James Tooley will be in conversation with a whole host of interesting and talented people, including celebrated authors and heads of well-known charities.

Please come and make yourself comfortable in this beautiful, historic, fifteenth-century house and listen to our guest speakers every Wednesday from 29 September to 17 November, light refreshments will be provided.

Events

Sep29
'Science is a form of gambling’, Dr Luca Turin
Ondaatje HallProfessor James Tooley welcomes you to join him at the Vice-Chancellor's residence, Ondaatje Hall, Buckingham, to listen to Dr Luca Turin.
Oct06
'Museums: Looking at the future through the lens of the past', Dame Mary Archer
Ondaatje HallProfessor James Tooley welcomes you to join him at the Vice-Chancellor's residence, Ondaatje Hall, Buckingham, to listen to Dame Mary Archer.
Oct20
'Adapting to the challenges of Covid whilst granting the wishes of children with a critical illness', Jason Suckley
Ondaatje HallCome and join the VC, James Tooley, in conversation with Jason Suckley, CEO of Make a Wish Foundation UK, by the fire in Ondaatje Hall.
Oct27
'Housing and Homelessness', Hattie Llewelyn-Davies, OBE
Ondaatje HallCome and join the VC, Professor James Tooley, in conversation with Hattie Llewelyn-Davies OBE, by the fire in Ondaatje Hall.
Nov03
'Culture Wars', Lord Hannan of Kingsclere
Ondaatje HallCome and join the Vice-Chancellor, Professor James Tooley, in conversation with Lord Daniel Hannan, by the fire in Ondaatje Hall.
Nov10
'Accomplishment: How to achieve ambitious and challenging things', Sir Michael Barber
Ondaatje HallCome and join the Vice-Chancellor, Professor James Tooley, in conversation with Sir Michael Barber, by the fire in Ondaatje Hall.