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Theme: Everyday Radicals

This event occurred on
June 15, 2013
10:00am - 10:00am BST
(UTC +1hr)
United Kingdom

Our theme was ‘Everday Radicals’ and we heard stories of adhocracy and everyday heroes; About revolutionary ideas both big and small; Of simple actions that provoked big change; Stories of empowerment and agency; Smart ideas from unlikely protagonists and everyday people; Ideas that have the power to transform; Stories with the power to turn our worlds upside down and ideas that called us to action and challenged us. We had 16 talks in total and they can all be viewed on our youtube playlist (above).

Our speakers were

Mark Kelly
Becky John
Anne Marie Naylor
Richard Jobson
Cany Ash
Jen Gale
Jane Perrone
Jack Lang
Dan Thompson
Jeni Melia & Sarah Russell
Alice Ferguson
David Jackson
David Litchfield
Tomas Georgeson

We also enjoyed a range of 'cloud activites' including an app tent (where we built a TEDxBedford App), 'mindfulness' and chocolate tasting, pinhole photography, a performance from the music for memory singing group, music on the lawn and a bicycle gym.

United Kingdom
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