x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Reasons to be Cheerful

This event occurred on
January 21, 2011
12:00am - 12:00am GMT
(UTC +0hrs)
United Kingdom

TEDxBrighton is the city's first TEDx event.

Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton
Brighton, BN2 0JY
United Kingdom
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Jake Spicer

Jake Spicer is a visual artist and life drawing tutor who believes our perception of the world, in visual terms, can be radically enhanced with the aid of a few simple, quick techniques and exercises.

Angie Hart

Professor Hart is a child and family psychotherapist and has always been interested in human resilience and our ability to overcome adversity.

Greg Hadfield

A former Fleet Street journalist, web start up entrepreneur, and a digital strategist working in one of Brighton's leading agencies, Greg is interested in Brighton's inevitable journey towards being a 'Digital City'.

Darrell Evans

Professor Evans is Head of Anatomy at Brighton Medical School and will be examining the human bodies amazing capacity to respond and adapt to what we ask of it - no matter how extreme those requests might be.

Judith Good

Dr Good examines the affect of new technologies on our ideas of what it is to learn, and to teach, and how they might best be utilised in a learning environment.

Antony Mayfield

Antony Mayfield is an author and an expert in human social networks. He is interested in the many effects on these networks brought about by the web.

George MacKerron

George MacKerron is a PhD researcher at the London School of Economics & Political Science. His work focuses on wellbeing, happiness, and how this relates to our immediate environment.

David Bramwell

David Bramwell is the man behind Brighton's Cheeky Guide and the long running Catalyst Club. He is a reader, writer, thinker and performer, and is preoccupied by the best methods to bring about social cohesion and sharing across our cities.

Sally Kettle

Sally Kettle is a record breaking ocean rower. She will explore how making changes and challenging oneself can bring about positive results.

Organizing team


  • Mark Perkins
    Web Design & Development
  • Immon Talebian
    Registration & Social Media
  • George Ravenscroft
    AV Direction
  • Vicki Hughes
    PR & Comms
  • David Bramwell