We’ve had a busy programme over the last few weeks and still to come we’ve got novelist James Salter, Julia Unwin on the welfare state, Lee Smolin on time, Daniel C Dennett on his favourite thinking tools, Michael Pollan on cooking as a political act, Eugene Byrne and Mayor George Ferguson on visions for Bristol, past and future, and much more.
Printed copies of the May brochure are now available at venues around the city or can be downloaded HERE (2.8MB file).
You can read the coverage in the Observer, which provides a list of some of the main events, HERE.
What’s next (below) has a summary of our next three events and Coming up (on left) has a list of the next six. For the full list of events go to What’s on (above). Each event entry has full booking details. Ticket sales are run by the venues where the event takes place; tickets for free events are usually only available when booked online using Eventbrite. New events are launched regularly. To be the first to hear, sign up to our mailing list and Twitter feed. We also regularly post news, audio/video links and background information on our Tumblr blog.
What Would Beveridge Say Now?
Fri 24 May 2013, 12.30-13.30
Julia Unwin discusses the social, economic and political changes experienced since the publication of The Beveridge Report.
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Screening followed by panel discussion
Fri 24 May 2013, 18.00-19.40 (film), interval, 20.00-21.00 panel
A special screening of Ken Loach's The Spirit of '45 followed by a panel discussion with the director and others.
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