Public talks and events

Visitors are welcome to attend any of these occasional or one-off talks and events at Westminster. Covering a broad range of topics, many are free but advance booking is usually required.

Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act: Looking back and forward

Polling Stations - credit LSE Women's Library
30 Jan 2020, 18:00 - 19:00

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House,
Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2LW

A free panel discussion exploring the activities of the 100 year anniversary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919.

Evening event for LGBT+ History Month

Buggery Act 1533, Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/PU/1/1533/25H8n6
7 Feb 2020, 17:30 - 19:30

Enter via Black Rod's Garden Entrance,
London SW1A 0AA

Join us for a special evening event to mark UK LGBT+ History Month 2020.

Astor 100 and women’s parliamentary history: Where do we go from here?

Statue of Nancy Astor
26 Feb 2020, 18:00 - 20:30

Attlee Suite, Portcullis House,
Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2LW

Join us to discuss 100 years of women in Parliament and integrating women's parliamentary history into the public narrative.

Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower

Big Ben clock hands blue ©UK Parliament_Mark Duffy
12 Mar 2020, 10:30 - 11:30

Jubilee Room, Palace of Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Come and discover more about Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower at this free talk.

Visit Parliament

Visitors on an audiot tour in the Commons Chamber image by Roger Harris

UK Parliament is open for visitors to take a tour, attend debates or watch committee hearings inside one of the world’s most iconic buildings.

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