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Events and Seminars

We host a limited number of regular Student Seminars during term times. Students studying the topics of Film Censorship and/or Media Regulation are invited to attend a morning session with a Compliance Officer, held at our offices in central London (3 Soho Square, London, W1D3HD, nearest tube Tottenham Court Road).

Sessions last 1.5 hours and run from either 11:00am until 12:30pm or 2:00pm to 3:30pm (see each date for exact time). They include a presentation by a Compliance Officer, illustrated by clips from relevant films and a chance to ask questions about the work of the BBFC. For larger block bookings we are happy to discuss customising the talk (eg focussing on a specific film, decision, or age-rating) but plenty of notice needs to be given for this. See below for a list of available dates. If you cannot attend a seminar you might instead like to consider our Video Conferencing or Skype Q&A sessions.

Our in house seminars require internal administration, and carry a small fee which translates as:

  • Individuals: £9.60 each (£8 + VAT)
  • Groups (6-10 members including staff): £48 per group (£40 + VAT)
  • Groups (11-20 members including staff): £90 per group (£75 + VAT)
  • Groups (21 and up to a maximum of 35 members including staff): £114 per group (£95 + VAT)

Seminars are available on the following dates, please note these are all on Tuesdays and Fridays, and we can only host groups of up to 35 people including staff due to Health & Safety regulations.

December

Tuesday 4th (8 Spaces Available)

Friday 7th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 14th (2 Spaces Available)

January

Friday 11th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 15th (0 Spaces Available)

Friday 18th (1 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 22nd (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 25th (35 Spaces Available)

February

Friday 1st (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 5th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 8th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 12th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 15th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 26th (35 Spaces Available)

March

Friday 1st (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 5th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 8th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 12th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 15th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 19th  (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 22nd (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 26th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 29th (35 Spaces Available)

April

Friday 26th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 30th (35 Spaces Available)

May

Friday 3rd (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 7th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 10th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 14th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 17th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 28th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 31st (35 Spaces Available)

June

Tuesday 4th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 7th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 11th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 14th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 18th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 21st (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 25th (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 28th (35 Spaces Available)

July

Tuesday 2nd (35 Spaces Available)

Friday 5th (35 Spaces Available)

Tuesday 9th (22 Spaces Available)

Friday 12th (35 Spaces Available)

 

To request a booking for one of our seminars please fill in the below form.

 
We collect some personal information when you fill in this form.  You can read about why we do this here.

 

Seminars are scheduled for set dates throughout the year. Occasionally teachers are keen to come in weeks where there is no seminar scheduled. We are happy for teachers to request this but cannot always accomodate these.
We like to hear direct from children, teenagers and young people about their experience of our age ratings and their views on recent things they have watched. Are you happy for your group to fill in our short survey of opinion on recent releases? The surveys are anonymous and we only use them to ensure we are keeping in touch with young people and their viewing experiences and needs.