What? Talks and discussions on a range of fascinating philosophical topics, seriously and rigorously in a convivial setting – meaningful conversation about interesting ideas with interested people.

Who? Open to all – anyone interested in philosophy is welcome and no prior knowledge or expertise is needed, though experts, philosophy teachers and students are very welcome.  Organisation is provided by Barrie Selwyn, our Chairman, and Kieran Quill who is treasurer.

See our Events Calendar for more details and meeting dates.  Also see our NEWS for special events, and check out courses at Richmond & Hillcroft Adult Community College (RHACC)

Latest KPC News

KPC is pleased to announce that our first face-to-face talk since the Covid lockdowns will be held at Hillcroft College on Wednesday 29th September. John Holroyd will be giving a talk on the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre.

Upcoming event

Blake and Schopenhauer

Wednesday 27 October 2021

At 19:00 Barrie Selwyn will give a talk on the relationships between the visionary English poet, painter, and printmaker William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) and the...


Kingston Philosophy Cafe is a community group managed by a committee of volunteers. We work closely with and are affiliated to Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College

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