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25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

Conway Hall is situated on historic Red Lion Square in Holborn, central London.

Experience Conway Hall as if you were there with our online 360 degree Virtual Tour.

Main Hall Event Space:

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Conway Hall is owned by the charity Conway Hall Ethical Society and was first opened in 1929.

The name was chosen in honour of Moncure Daniel Conway (1832 – 1907), anti-slavery advocate, out-spoken supporter of free thought and biographer of Thomas Paine.

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The Hall now hosts a wide variety of lectures, classes, performances, community and social events.

It is renowned as a hub for free speech and independent thought.

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The Library holds the Ethical Society’s collection, which is the largest and most comprehensive Humanist Research resource of its kind in the United Kingdom.

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Conway Hall have been declared “Covid-secure” by their local authority and operate according to industry-leading protocols and advice.

The venue is Grade 2 listed and  unique for providing a central London location and a building with character, steeped in history.

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By Car/Parking

You can park for free all day Sunday

There is metered car parking available in Red Lion Square and adjacent streets, unrestricted on Saturdays after 13.30. Please note some parking areas are for “Residents Only” and there are other local restrictions.

There is also one disabled parking bay directly in front of our main entrance, but blue badge holders can park for free in and around the Red Lion Square area following Camden’s Blue Badge Parking Scheme (Guide in PDF).

To find local parking or reserve your space please use ParkJockey, Parkopedia or


By Underground
Holborn Station (Central and Piccadilly lines) is approximately five minutes walk away.

Also within reasonable walking distance are Chancery Lane and Russell Square.

By Bus

Route 98 comes via Oxford Street and terminates in Red Lion Square. Routes 19, 38, 55 and 243 pass by the Theobalds Road entrance to the Hall. Any bus to Holborn, Grays Inn Road or Southampton Row/Kingsway comes close to Conway Hall.

There is a Cycle Hire docking station on the corner of Red Lion Square and Old North Street.

There are two more docking stations on Theobald’s Road and on Red Lion Street. You can find more about cycle hire on the TFL website here:

There are cycle racks available around the perimeter of Red Lion Square.


I am pleased to announce that 'CONWAY HALL' are our official host for the BWSL "RISE UP" event... Sunday 15th August 2021.

In association with Conway Hall, 'BWSL' are Promoting Healthy Behaviours... Implementing strategies that reduce the spread of COVID-19 among staff and attendees.

Hand washing facilities, sanitisers, face masks and gloves are available on site!

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