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The Bristol Festival of Ideas aims to stimulate people’s minds and passions with an inspiring programme of discussion and debate throughout the year.

Established in 2004, the Bristol Festival of Ideas emerged out of Bristol’s bid to be Capital of Culture in 2008.

We wanted more debate in the city. We also wanted to celebrate the work of great writers, commentators and thinkers in and outside the city.

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Latest newsletter here with details of some of our science and technology events: https://t.co/K7tje8nyNf
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In the week following Neville Chamberlain's declaration of war, 25% of England's pets were euthanised https://t.co/RU3nAnLyhp
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Why regionalism, rather than more urbanism, is needed 'to move the country forward': https://t.co/TN45BCdhIz #futurecity17
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Matthew Taylor's review into work and law and regulation today looks at work flexibility: https://t.co/l06pbzGDKU.… https://t.co/lY2CLiXVOs
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Patricia Lockwood in Bristol 26 April: https://t.co/jnJ1X1MSol talking memoir, identity, Catholicism and more.
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Patricia Lockwood is 'poised to make a big impact with her memoir on growing up in the Catholic church' https://t.co/go8dzNBFsQ.
4 hours ago
Apathy and lack of awareness are problems with metro mayor elections but they are important: #futurecity17 https://t.co/L6DKhAxSmK
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This is an important new initiative and worth attending: https://t.co/3BDS7sR2KF
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Jimmy Wales launches Wikitribune to help overcome problem of fake news: https://t.co/g9fxZRpXbE. Evan Davis talks about post-truth in June.
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This is sad news. Ben was a passionate and visionary advocate for cities and mayors. He was going to speak in… https://t.co/g0XnMOlNOY
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Hanif Kureishi: ‘Britain’s middle class is more racist now than ever’ https://t.co/nzZyuLuda1 https://t.co/xpf2z1gBEa
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'After 40 years, still, no one tells stories like Laurie Anderson' https://t.co/Y4flN1Gv6d
15 hours ago
We're working with @stgeorgesbris on three music events for #futurecity17 about Istanbul, Vienna and Berlin. https://t.co/8vx0IL3qKy
16 hours ago
Are 'naked houses' a solution to the housing crisis in London (or elsewhere)? https://t.co/2XVY8PqdHD #futurecity17
20 hours ago
Wonderful profile of poet and writer Patricia Lockwood, in Bristol 26 April: https://t.co/LKmc6Gk3IZ
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