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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 Examiners, 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 1100 until 1230. They include a presentation by an Examiner, 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: £8 each
  • Groups (6-10 members including staff): £40 per group
  • Groups (11-20 members including staff): £75 per group
  • Groups (21 and up to a maximum of 35 members including staff): £95 per group

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

Term: Autumn 2015

Friday September 25th (21 Spaces available)

Friday October 2nd (18 Spaces available)

Friday October 9th (15 Spaces available)

Tuesday October 13th (22 Spaces available)

Friday October 16th (20 Spaces available)

Friday October 23rd (35 Spaces available)

Friday November 27th (0 Spaces available)

Thursday December 3rd (10 Spaces available)

Friday December 4th (15 Spaces available)

Thursday December 10th (2 Spaces available)

Friday December 11th (35 Spaces available)


Term: Spring 2016


Tuesday January 12th (35 Spaces available)

Friday January 15th (35 Spaces available)

Friday January 22nd (24 Spaces available)

Friday January 29th (35 Spaces available)

Thursday February 4th (15 Spaces available)

Friday February 5th (9 Spaces available)

Tuesday February 9th (25 Spaces available)

Thursday March 3rd (35 Spaces available)

Friday March 4th (35 Spaces available)

Tuesday March 15th (35 Spaces available)


Term: Summer 2016


Thursday April 14th (35 Spaces available)

Friday April 15th (35 Spaces available)

Friday April 22nd (35 Spaces available)

Tuesday 3rd May (35 Spaces available)

Friday 6th May (35 Spaces available)

Friday 13th May (35 Spaces available)

Thursday 19th May (35 Spaces available)

Friday 27th May (35 Spaces available)

Tuesday June 21st (35 Spaces available)

Friday June 24th (35 Spaces available)

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


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.