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Wed 28 June 2017
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Vicky Pryce
Thu 29 June 2017
18:00 - 19:30
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Brexit: One Year On

with Philip Oltermann, Vicky Pryce, Simon Tilford, Alan Winters and Heather Stewart

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Walter Isaacson on new books on the gig/ sharing economy
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Former BBC Radio 4 Controller on the BBC and its role to question (even after referendum vote):
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Anand Menon on the struggles that Brexit poses for legislation and administration: @anandMenon1 in Bristol October
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'I worry about the denigration of expertise at a time when a complex world demands it more than ever.'
10 hours ago
Enjoying this by @jxmccarter very much. Excellent book to end weekend with.
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Date for the diary: 18 October 2017 Mayor Marvin Rees' annual State of the City address. Part of Festival of the Fu…
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RT @sianushka: I'll be chairing a panel of fabulous women, come see us!
11 hours ago
RT @Bhavnamistry: A rare opportunity to hear the Indian National Choir live in Bristol @ArnolfiniArts on Sat 15 July…
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RT @MrShaneMorgan: Hope in the Dark is one of my favourite reads of recent years. Hugely excited about seeing Solnit at @FestivalofIdeas ht…
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Coming up in the autumn. Our second Festival of the Future City 18-20 October.
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Rebecca Solnit on Donald Trump is a brilliant read: See Solnit in Bristol 1 November.
17 hours ago
Paris Review Ali Smith interview. Ali will be in Bristol in the autumn.
22 hours ago
Happy birthday George Orwell - as important today as ever. Some interesting covers here.
22 hours ago
Arnie and Emmanuel on protecting the planet.
23 hours ago
Aardman pays tribute to Peter Sallis
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