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    Films About Looking

    Mark Cousins selects October's Sunday Brunch films as part of Festival of the Future City Read more >

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    A Change is Gonna Come

    A panel of BAME writers discuss the theme of change in a new anthology for young adults Read more >

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    Robert Peston

    New event added to our Economics Festival this November Read more >

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    Festival of Economics

    The Future of Money, Trump and Brexit, Lies and Truth, the End of the NHS and much more Read more >

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Next Events/

David Olusoga
Tue 24 October 2017
18:15 - 19:15
Free Admission
David Olusoga

Civilisation and Civilisations: The Revolutions of Art in Television

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Thu 26 October 2017
18:30 - 19:30
Price: £5
A Change Is Gonna Come: A Panel of Young Adult Authors

Aisha Bushby, Tanya Byrne, Yasmin Rahman and Nikesh Shukla

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3 hours ago
Coming up 26 October: A Change Is Gonna Come: A Panel of Young Adult Authors (free for under-18s) https://t.co/AlgaTBjl7q
3 hours ago
RT @BristolFests: Tickets are sure to go fast for @Peston speaking at @FestivalofIdeas event at @we_the_curious https://t.co/whhvp2pxPN #po…
3 hours ago
RT @HLFSouthWest: Inspired by @FestivalofIdeas here are 3 #NationalLottery projects exploring a century of ideas & change #Bristol https://…
4 hours ago
Robert Peston on who is to blame for the failures of austerity. 10 November https://t.co/u7n3kl38ll
4 hours ago
Thank you to everyone who came to, spoke in, led walks round and helped with #futurecity17. Now to planning the next one in 2019.
4 hours ago
RT @MelissaMean: Total joy to speak alongside @JerichoJess @lilacleeds @TweetEco #FutureCity17. This is momentum. Who else is in?https://t.…
5 hours ago
If this is Harry Belafonte's last public appearance, thank you. We'll always remember his Bristol event https://t.co/1Ms6vCrSzZ
9 hours ago
RT @BethKimpton: Great afternoon at @FestivalofIdeas - #SimonStevens speaking about the NHS and future urban health #nhsceo https://t.co/6x…
20 hours ago
How can we ensure the integrity of statistics is respected in public debate? #economicsfest 17 November https://t.co/IneRdfEsc8
20 hours ago
This is excellent news. Kerry is a wonderful writer. Hope we’ll be able to get her to Bristol. https://t.co/5kQwNR9QtB
20 hours ago
Weekend reading included Ali Smith. She’s in Bristol 20 November with Kamila Shamsie: https://t.co/7AvazwbEFB https://t.co/NDwt5utfT7
21 hours ago
How do we take back control? Robert Peston 10 November https://t.co/u7n3kl38ll #economicsfest
21 hours ago
This is good news. We've had Yuval visit twice. I very much hope that he can come for a third time. https://t.co/HCqQz3SUSJ
21 hours ago
RT @Owain_Morgan: Sunday evening geekery. Tickets booked to hear @dgwbirch talk The Future of Money @Festivalofideas https://t.co/qFrvj30MdI
21 hours ago
Want some background reading on Festival of the Future City 2017? We published this free book.… https://t.co/v2o6nU6SHk
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