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Belinda Kirk – Rowing Around The UK

While down the pub with friends, Belinda Kirk decided it would be a lark to row around Great Britain. Nobody would have noticed if she had quietly forgotten her promise the next morning. Except she didn’t. So accompanied by the … Continue reading

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Natalie Chan – Sign Language As Performing Art

The beauty of language is often remarked upon, usually heard but rarely is it seen. Natalie Chan travelled to our stage from Dorset to tell us how the Hong Kong Sign Language Musical Theatre gives hearing and speech impaired people … Continue reading

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Sam Maher – The Serendipity of “What if…?”

What if we all made the effort ask “what if..?” every day? For Sam Maher, who seems to be working out the answer to “what if I simultaneously had more jobs than some people have in a lifetime?”, the results could be magical. … Continue reading

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Antony de Heveningham – Bristol Trails Group

For a town without mountains Bristol is unusually blessed with great trails for mountainbikers, but it’s not simply good fortune – it’s bloody hard work on the part of a team of volunteers. Antony de Heveningham is the man who … Continue reading

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Sam Phippen – Games, Gamers and Gaming

Gaming is no longer the preserve of solitary teenagers lurking in bedrooms. It’s a global, mobile activity more people take part in than perhaps even the participants themselves realise! For his excited second talk at Ignite Bristol, Sam Phippen wanted … Continue reading

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Gill Nicol – Contemporary Art. Why Bother?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIwRtT1nR5M] What does art mean to you? Is it inspiring or infuriating? If you’re the type of person who wonders how to relate to a black bin bag on the floor of a gallery then Gill Nicol understands your … Continue reading

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