Alex is a philosopher. He likes to question everything and believes that Philosophy is something that everyone can do and should do as part of their daily lives.
Fahris is an historian. His video looks at our relationship with time.
Two decades ago, Timothy Everest had a hunch that it was time to introduce a new generation to the joys of handmade clothing. His hunch proved right and twenty years later, Everest presides over a tailoring
business with clients ranging from art dealers to stars from the world of film, music and sport. He has
created costumes for movies including Atonement, Mission Impossible, and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He
has dressed celebrities for the Oscars, and styled Mick Jagger for his performance at the Grammy Awards in 2011.
Jessica is interested by the idea of growing up and wonders if we really have to. She draws on her personal experiences to share her reflections on childhood, youth and old age and ponders the eternal question, what does it mean to grow up?
Andrew was a Senior Research Scientist at the National Physical Laboratory measuring colour for 22 years until he added skills developed to cope with amateur theatre and rock band management to enable his current job of running NPL’s Outreach Programme. He was Chairman of the Colour Group of Great Britain 2009-2011, has served on numerous international committees and built a machine to measure the shininess of cats.
Sophie is a student at Esher College. She has been on an extraordinary journey in the last few years and is going to share this with you.
Kieran Daly and Charlie Richardson
Kieran and Charlie are musicians. They have created a song called “October” and a video that they are going to share with you.
Francesca is an artist who prefers drawing to talking to people. Her video will explore the personal possible.
Joris Van Hulzen
Joris van Hulzen is an Animation Director and Animator. He has worked on many animated commercials, feature films and TV series including Peppa Pig for which he won a BAFTA in 2012. His talk will be about how an animated TV show is made and how collaboration contributes to its success.
Shayan is a physicist and engineer. He believes that making interdisciplinary connections is essential to all kinds of learning and that everything, even science, can be made understandable for everyone.
Adam's main area of interest is 'fandoms' (fanatic domains) and he has co-authored a book on the personal experiences of Dr Who enthusiasts. His talk will look at the impact fandoms can have on an individual and society.
Adam Ockelford and Derek Paravicini
Professor Adam Ockelford is a professor of music at the University of Roehampton and specialises in working with children with special needs. He has worked with many children with severe learning disabilities and explored how music can be used as a form of therapy. His talk will explore the link between children with special needs and musical talent. He will be joined by Derek Paravicini who, despite his severe learning difficulties, has performed concerts across the world demonstrating his unique musical talents.
A self-confested 'social media addict' Hannah became interested in the link between the online world and the human brain during work on her Extended Project. Next year she is off to York to study Politics, Philosophy and Economics.