Many writers, thinkers and activists have chosen to make Brockley their home and we will be celebrating this civic strength with an inaugural one-day Festival of Ideas.
Based around a theme of ‘Think global, act local’, ideas we hope to discuss include: democracy (and lack of), education (what’s it designed for?), international law (lack of effective), ethics for a new age, money creation (by banks), arms trafficking, inequality, scrutiny of public finance, corruption… and many other ideas we hope people will contribute.
We expect a broad attendance and intend the event to be practical, speaking to everyone in our community. Morning and afternoon sessions will each consist of four selected speakers of 10 minutes each, followed by shorter selected from the floor and an open discussion.
Although admission is free, we strongly hope that attendees will donate what they can: we aim for the event to be self-funding.
DO YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING IDEA FOR CHANGE? If so, get in touch with the organisers and they will try to arrange an opportunity for you to promote it on the day.
More details on the Festival of Ideas for Change website.
On a related note: this will be another opportunity to see the famous murals in the Hall which are, as the Transpontine blog explains: