'The Secret City' Free Showing this Saturday, 4th May 2013 in Bromley

Saturday 4th May 2013, 6pm for a showing at 7pm with a discussion after, at the Quaker Meeting House, Ravensbourne Road, Bromley. UK

Map:   http://www.quaker.org.uk/bromley

(Ie. close to Bromley South station (from Victoria, 19 minutes), buses to/from 'everywhere')


As its first event, the Progressive Bromley Film Co-op is inviting everyone to a free showing of 'The Secret City':


This new film exposes the goings on in the City of London - and its impact on everybody and everything.

There is no charge: a free-will collection (to be 50/50 split between the film co-op and the film producers) will be available.

Please bring, if you wish, a small item of food or non-alcoholic drink to share - co-operatively!

Other progressive, nonviolent films are scheduled for subsequent first Saturday evenings in each month.

Theology of the Land Conference

The recent Critical Thinking submission to the Coalition for Economic Justice has prompted an invitation to present the ideas in the paper to a forthcoming conference on the Theology of the Land. Details of the series of three conferences are available here.


The presentation "Economics to Save a Civilisation" was delivered at the first conference: Click here for the presentation slides with links to the underlying references. The presentation was repeated at the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment on 9th April 2013 and was recorded for TV. The 53 minute video is available here: Economics to save our civilisation.

The conferences are being held to open an inter-faith dialogue on property rights in land and their economic, social and spiritual impacts. Daily Pickings was asked to present a secular economic perspective, as laid out in the submission to the Coalition for Economic Justice.

Eying the beast as the beast eyes you

Robert Ford is involved in the Critical Thinking project and invites you to a private viewing of his exhbition:

Eying the beast as the beast eyes you


6.30 ~ 9.30 PM



Invitation is available here


Screening 'Secret City' at FrontLine Club

On Monday the 14th January 2013 at 19:00

FrontLine Club is hosting director Michael Chanan for a screening and discussion of his new film 'Secret City'. The film investigates the power wielded by the Corporation of London and exposes the secret governance of the City of London through which London’s position at the centre of global finance is sustained. Against the backdrop of the London Occupy protests, the director exposea the inner workings of the City. The history of London is recounted by Maurice Glasman; Robin Blackburn explains key aspects of the City’s economic history; David Joel of Kings Court Galleries presents the growth of London through historic maps; Doreen Massey considers the relationship of the City to the metropolis; and we are taken on a City tour by Occupy LSX tour guide Liam Tailor.

To find out more about the event, book tickets or browse our other events, please visit FrontLine Club website or alternatively you can contact the events team via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 020 7479 8940.