Top tips for delivering a memorable TED talk

If you are planning on applying to TEDxYouth@BrayfordPool on 4 November 2017, here are three handy pieces of content to help you shape your presentation: 1. 2 minute read article Be clear, compelling and yourself; 7 steps to a great presentation: https://www.fastcompany.com/3022070/the-7-steps-to-delivering-a-mind-blowing-ted-talk 2. 8 minute watch video Chris Anderson, TED curator, gives his insight into … Continue reading Top tips for delivering a memorable TED talk

Inspired thinkers & creative souls for TEDxYouth@BrayfordPool!

TEDxYouth@BrayfordPool are seeking dynamic young speakers and performers from across the UK to share their ideas with an audience in Lincoln (UK) on Saturday 4th November on the theme of: TEDxYouth@BrayfordPool is inviting speakers and performers between 16 and 26 years old to tell the TEDxYouth community how they would help shape and create our … Continue reading Inspired thinkers & creative souls for TEDxYouth@BrayfordPool!

Utopian: A poem by Alicia Ostriker

“beneath the city they have buried certain words which can never be spoken again” On days where I get no human email correspondences, I can rely on poets.org’s Poem A Day to provide me with inspiration and entertainment (sign up to their mailing list here). This poem, Utopian, was emailed round on April 22nd 2016  ( … Continue reading Utopian: A poem by Alicia Ostriker

Which way to Utopia? Exploring a positive vision for the future

The word ‘utopia’ dates back to 1516, but it seems that recently we’ve lost our ability to be positive about the future  I had planned, in the run up to the very real election (taking place this Thursday, unless you’re voting conservative in which case remember to vote on Friday 9th), to focus on all … Continue reading Which way to Utopia? Exploring a positive vision for the future

Tender, Powerful & Poignant: Robert Montgomery’s visual poetry

This contemporary artist is best known for his billboard style, one line poems, which he displays in public spaces. Beyond the tenderness of his one liners, the deliberate way his work is positioned outside of normal ‘gallery spaces’ means that people take must take a moment when they encounter his work, whether they were expecting … Continue reading Tender, Powerful & Poignant: Robert Montgomery’s visual poetry

Hail to the Haiku: Re-formatting Magna Carta

  Clause 40 We will not sell, or deny, or delay right or justice to any-   Confused as to what you’re reading? Clause 40 is one of the most referred to clauses in Magna Carta: ‘We will not sell, or deny, or delay right or justice to anyone’. The foundation of the US Bill … Continue reading Hail to the Haiku: Re-formatting Magna Carta