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December 2018

Ideas Exchange Talks

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December 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
£5/3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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St Mary’s are delighted to launch the “Ideas Exchange”, a series of ten quick-fire lectures from a range of top academics. Each thought-provoking talk is only eight minutes long (or short) and will cover a cornucopia of topics from media to sport!   Date: Monday 17th December Time: 1pm – 3.30pm Venue: The Exchange, Twickenham   Talks include: Amy Price Programme Director Physical and Sport Education Amy will discuss ideas around digital video game design and its relationship to sports…

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January 2019

BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions?

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January 25 @ 8:00 pm

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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St Mary’s University to Host BBC Radio 4s Any Questions BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? will be coming to St Mary’s University, Twickenham on 25th January for an evening of political debate and discussion. Hosted at The Exchange Twickenham, located opposite Twickenham Train Station, Any Questions? brings together a panel of personalities from the worlds of politics, media and elsewhere are posed questions by the audience. Chaired by host of over 30 years Jonathan Dimbleby, so far Secretary of State…

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March 2019

Russell Brand – The Program

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March 4 @ 6:00 pm

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Russell Brand – The Program Russell is developing a new live project, building on work he has done with his book, Recovery, utilising techniques from the 12 Step Program to help people in all aspects of their lives - work, relationships, sex and more. These events will be an exploration into how we can collectively help ourselves and each other using tried and tested methods. This is not a stand-up comedy show, but it will make you laugh… and it…

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Wretched Strangers – Poetry Reading

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March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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In response to surges of violent British nationalism and political paranoia around borders, and to related social and ethical crises JT Welsch and Ágnes Lehóczky have assembled an anthology to mark the vital contribution of non-UK-born writers to this country’s poetry culture. Wretched Strangers brings together innovative writing from around the globe, celebrating the irreducible diversity such work brings to ‘British’ poetry. While documenting the challenges faced by writers from elsewhere, these pieces offer hopeful re-conceptions of ‘shared foreignness’ as Lila Matsumoto describes it, and the…

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Helen Scales & Tim Pond – Wondrous Forms of Life

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March 14 @ 7:00 pm
£8/6

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Helen Scales & Tim Pond – Wondrous Forms of Life Join us for a fun evening exploring the diversity of animal life we share our planet with, both through artistic and scientific observation. The evening will be broken down into two engaging presentations. The first will be given by Tim Pond author and illustrator of the field guide to drawing and sketching animals. In this inspirational book, Tim Pond shows you how to observe and draw animals in zoos, farms,…

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April 2019

The Ideas Exchange Talks

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April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
£5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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  St Mary’s are delighted to announce the line-up for the “Ideas Exchange”, a series of quick-fire lectures from a range of top academics. Each thought-provoking talk is only eight minutes long (or short) and will cover a cornucopia of topics from media to sport! Our speakers include His Honour Judge Peter Lodder QC who will be talking about the changing face of our Courts.  This will be an examination of how the courts and those who work in them…

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May 2019

The Bees In My Garden

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May 15 @ 7:30 pm
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An evening of talk about bees and gardens Celebrating the centenary of Twickenham and Thames Valley Beekeepers’ Association. Guest speakers Professor Dave Goulson and Planting for Honeybees author Sarah Wyndham Lewis

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Mark Lewisohn in Conversation with Dr Richard Mills

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May 17 @ 7:30 pm
£8/6

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Mark Lewisohn is the foremost expert on the Beatles and the author of several books on the Fab Four including the recent ‘The Beatles: All These Years – Tune In’. In conversation with Dr Richard Mills from St Mary’s University this event will analyse all the Beatles film activity in Twickenham and other connections with the area.

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June 2019

The Ideas Exchange Talks

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June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
£5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Date: Monday 10th June Time: 1pm – 2.30pm Venue: The Exchange, Twickenham St Mary’s are delighted to continue the “Ideas Exchange”, a series of quick-fire lectures from a range of top academics. Each thought-provoking talk is only eight minutes long (or short) and will cover a wealth of topics from media, politics and history to sport, emotions and science! We are delighted to confirm Professor Karen Sanders who will be talking about respectful communication, what it is, why it matters, communication styles…

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Robert Elms with Jason Solomons

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June 19 @ 7:30 pm
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David McGeachie and The Exchange present an evening with BBC Radio London’s Robert Elms, as he talks with Jason Solomons about his new book ‘London Made Us’, a personal journey – part anecdotal, part impressionistic –through London’s constantly shifting cityscape. Jason will interview Robert then there will be an audience Q&A, followed by a book signing with books supplied by the independent shop Open Book in Richmond. ‘London is a giant kaleidoscope, which is forever turning. Take your eye off it…

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