Selected Past Lectures

Edinburgh International Book Festival, August 2018

LMS Summer School, Glasgow, July 2018

Oxford Literary Festival, March 2018

Maths Inspiration Show, Reading, Feb 2018

SciBar Oxford, Feb 2018

Maths Inspiration Show, Cardiff, Dec 2017

Maths Inspiration Show, Newcastle, March 2017

Maths Inspiration Show, Leeds, March 2017

Maths in Action, London, Dec 2016

Michaelmas Maths Symposium, Norwich, Nov 2016

Maths in Action, London, Nov 2016

Tuesday 26 April 2016

Backyard Comedy Club, London

An Evening of Unnecessary Detail

...with the incomparable Matt Parker, Helen Arney and Steve Mould of the

Festival of the Spoken Nerd

IMA NW Branch Annual 6th Form Lecture, March 2016

Maths Inspiration Show, Bath, March 2016

Maths Inspiration Show, Cambridge, Dec 2015

Maths Inspiration Show, Winchester, Nov 2015

IMA East Midlands Branch, Nottingham, Nov 2015

Exeter Maths School, June 2015

MA Annual Conference, Keele, April 2015

Cafe Scientifique, Nottingham, March 2015

Community Lecture, Cherwell School, Oxford, March 2015

GCSE Maths in Action, London, March 2015

Maths Inspiration Show, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, Feb 2015

Maths Inspiration Show, New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, Dec 2014

GCSE Maths in Action, London, November and December 2014

Maths Inspiration Show, Bristol Hippodrome, March 2014

Maths Inspiration Show, Marlowe Theatre Canterbury, March 2014

Maths Inspiration Show, Cardiff, Dec 2013

Maths Inspiration Show, Reading, Dec 2013

Maths Inspiration Summer Show, Greenwich Theatre, July 2013

GCSE Maths in Action, London, March 2013

A-Level Maths in Action, London, March 2013

Cafe Scientifique, Salisbury, October 2012

Edinburgh International Book Festival, August 2012

ICMS 21st Anniversary Lecture, Edinburgh, April 2012

IMA Conference, London, March 2012

The Prince's Teaching Institute Maths Residential, Cambridge, March 2012

Community Lecture, Davenant School, Loughton, November 2011

Manchester Science Festival, October 2011

Tuesday 18 October 2011

The Hub, Athens

Maths, Magic and the Electric Guitar

Thursday 2 June 2011

Hay Literary Festival

Mathematics, Magic and the Electric Guitar

Friday 15 April 2011

Mathematical Association Annual Conference, Loughborough

*Presidential Address:*

What's the Problem with Maths?

Friday 4 March 2011

Theatre Royal, Newcastle

*Maths Inspiration Show*

Proof, Pizza and the Electric Guitar

MA/ATM Secondary Maths Roadshow, Preston, November 2010

Wolvercote Primary School, Oxford, July 2010

Public Lecture, Netherlands Mathematical Congress, Utrecht, April 2010

RI Maths Masterclass, Bletchley Park, February 2010

Family Lecture, Highgate School, London, December 2009

Thursday 12 November 2009

Criterion Theatre, London

Maths Inspiration Show:

Catastrophe, Chocolate and the Electric Guitar

Maths Evening, Cranford Community College, Hounslow, January 2009

Plenary Lecture at CMS Winter Meeting, Ottawa, December 2008

MSOR New Lecturers' Induction Course, Birmingham, September 2008

Maths Week Ireland Lectures, Limerick, October 2008

Maths Christmas Lecture, Open University, December 2007

Glasgow Science Festival, June 2007

Community Lecture, Thomas Hardye School, Dorset, March 2007

Friday 2 February 2007

Dutch
Mathematics Days, Noordwijkerhout, Holland
*Plenary Lecture*:

Mathematics, Magic and
the Electric Guitar

University of 3rd Age, Oxford, January 2007

Hull Literary and Philosophical Society, December 2006

Curle Lecture, St Andrews, Oct 2006

Monday 10 April 2006

British Mathematical Colloquium, Newcastle

*David Acheson and Alexandre Kirillov, after their lectures at BMC
2006*

Public
Lecture:

1089 and All
That

Kumon Maths Prizegiving Lecture, March 2006

Maths Inspiration, Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester, Dec 2005

HELM/mathtutor Dinner, Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, Sept
2005

U3A at the Royal Institution, London, April
2005

National Cipher Challenge, Bletchley Park, March 2005

University of Kent, Christmas Lectures, Dec
2004

St Cecilia Lecture, Stationers Hall, London, Nov 2004

Monday 22 November 2004

St Catherine's College, Oxford

*Alan Tayler Lecture*

1089 and All That

University of East Anglia 6th form lecture, Norwich, Nov 2004

Alumni Lectures (with Marcus du Sautoy), Oxford, June
2004

St Joseph's Primary School,
Oxford, June 2004

MA Conference Closing Lecture, York, April 2004

Cribbs Causeway Shopping Centre, Bristol, April 2004

George Monoux 6th-form College, Walthamstow, March
2004

Friday 31 October 2003

Royal Institution,
London

Friday Evening Discourse

1089 and All That

Popular Lectures 2003

London University, 1 July 2003

by David Acheson

The Music of the Primes

by Marcus du Sautoy

Video recordings of these lectures may be purchased from

The London Mathematical Society