Who are we and where are we headed? looks at the big conversations of today and tomorrow

'Who are we and where are we headed?' is a one-day conference considering the big conversations of today and the looming questions of tomorrow at Durham’s Gala Theatre on the 17 November 2017.

This year’s line-up presents a range of visionary and renowned speakers, from fields spanning experimental physics to architecture and education to theatre, who will share their experiences, expertise, and opinions on ideas about our changing world.

The conference will coincide with Lumiere, the UK’s largest light festival that will be illuminating the city of Durham this November, and is hosted by arts charity Artichoke in association with Durham County Council and supported by the European Commission.

Speakers include Anuradha Henriques, Founder and Editor Skin Deep; Claire MacDonald, Theatre practitioner and Unitarian Minister; Judith Knight MBE, Founder and Co-director, Artsadmin; Noeline Kavanagh, Artistic Director; CEO, Macnas; Rami Bebawi, Partner and Co-founder of KANVA; Sebastian White, Project Associate, CERN EP Division; Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Durham University; Tony Heaton OBE, Founder of NDACA – the National Disability Arts Collection and Archive, Chief Executive of Shape Arts 2008-17, currently Chair of Shape, and sculptor; The Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett, Dean of Durham and Selina Nwulu, Poet, writer and campaigner.

Tickets cost £35 for Who are we and where are we headed?, £15 for concessions. Taking place on 17 November 2017 at Gala Theatre Durham, Millennium Place, Durham. You can grab your tickets online at EventBrite.

Main image: CLOUD, Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett, Lumiere Durham 2015. Produced by Artichoke. Photo by Matthew Andrews


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