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    The Street

    Charting the collision of gentrification and austerity in East London

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    Suffragettes in Silent Comedy

    A fascinating glimpse of attitudes towards the suffragette movement

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Thu 23 January 2020
18:00 - 19:00
Price: £10/ £8
Suffragettes in Silent Comedy

with Samira Ahmed, Lucy Porter and Andrew Kelly

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Thu 30 January 2020
19:00 - 21:30
Free Admission
Night of Ideas: Alive

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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. Read more

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One group worth following is the excellent Centre for Towns. Important evidence base and analysis about changing to…
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Just arrived - advance reading copy of Thomas Piketty’s new book (1200 pages). Nice bag, too. We’ll be debating Pik…
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