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This event occurred on
November 5, 2014
9:00am - 1:15pm UTC
(UTC +0hrs)
United Kingdom

Our event is for 16-18 year olds in the Bath area but we always reserve some places for those young people who would also like to join us. This year we have a spectacular range of speakers opening with the extra-ordinary 20 year old Yeonmi Park, North Korean defector and closing with Iby Knill a 90 year old Auschwitz survivor. We will also be running a World Cafe style workshop to explore ideas for the future.

22 Westgate Street
United Kingdom
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Yeonmi Park

Yeonmi has recently been the subject of major articles in the Washington Post, The Independent & The Guardian. Her story is extraordinary. She defected from North Korea aged 13 and is a passionate advocate for freedom.

Jackson Boxer

One of London's most passionate and uber-cool restauranteurs; Jackson talks about food with huge passion and profound knowledge. THis is what the Guardian say about his restaurant: THe short and simple way of describing Brunswick House Cafe is to say it is perfect.

Aral Balkan

Aral's talk for the RSA "Free is a Lie" went viral - he is an entrepreneur, digital wizard, creative technologist, a renaissance man with extraordinary plans for the future of digital.

Sahar Hashemi

Sahar brought the coffee cafe culture to the UK in the 90's with her chain Coffee Republic. She sits on the Entrepreneurs Panel for the government and was voted one of the 10 most influential thinkers in the UK alongside Sir Tim Berners Lee, Sahar is also a fantastic speaker and we can't wait to hear her.

Iby Knill

Iby is 90 years old, she is an Auschwitz survivor who only began to share her story about 10 years ago. She is one of very few survivors in the UK and the author of a remarkable memoir "The Woman Without a Number"

Dave Cornthwaite

Dave is an adventurer and the students loved him on our 2011 day - he has had more hits for his talk than any of our other speakers. He is coming back to inspire the students with his "Say Yes More" campaign

Nathan Filer

Winner of the 2013 Costa Book Prize for his extraordinary first novel The Shock Of The Fall, we have all read and loved the book and cannot wait to hear Nathan talk about his work.

Organizing team


Atworth Wiltshire, United Kingdom