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Ignite Bristol 3. Sunday 31 October 2010 at the Tobacco Factory Theatre.

Chrissie Davis – Get your kit on

Running. Why do it? Well, as Chrissie Davis explains there are lots of reasons why she does it and you should too. And she’s right about the kit lists too. Lads, you can never go running with too much hardware.

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Mark Grimes – Science for Pensioners

At school it was all my teacher could do to shepherd the lot of us to get a single experiment done in the hour and half of double science on a Wednesday morning. Here, Bristol University’s Mark Grimes fits in … Continue reading

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Steve Virgin – Could Wikipedia ignite Bristol?

Never mind having to explain what “cassette tapes” are, and why, when I were a lad, it was necessary to agree a time and a place to meet someone before you left the house, I’ll one day also have to … Continue reading

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Liz Kearton – Madness, reason and unreason

Liz Kearton is a mental health social worker who spends a lot of time with people who are on the receiving end of psychiatry. With her five minutes at Ignite Bristol, Liz explained some of the problems with modern psychiatric … Continue reading

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Mike & Liz Zeidler – Who’s up for more happiness?

Bristol. We love it so much we took its name. Greedy us. Liz and Mike Zeidler on the other hand want to give something back to Bristol – happiness. They used Ignite Bristol to pose the question “Who’s up for … Continue reading

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John Bradford – Octopush

Underwater hockey? Pfff… Hardly going to be an entertaining subject for a talk, right? Wrong. Listen to the laughter track – that’s genuine. John Bradford gave us a great Ignite talk on a hobby that’s gripped him for two decades … Continue reading

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