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Changing the News for Good: Lecture and Lunch
Sun 6 November 2016, 11:30 – 15:00 GMT
Please join us for "Sundays With A Difference!"
Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, (BHPS) is hosting this exciting and inspiring lecture followed by lunch. Lecture and lunch is £20 per person.
Sunday 6 Novemebr 2016
Changing the News for Good
The Editor-in-Chief of Positive News, Sean Dagan Wood, explains how a ground-breaking crowd funding campaign converted his publication into a co-operative owned by its readers and journalists in 33 countries. Sean will highlight how the media can change the news for good by reporting today’s challenges with a focus on progress and possibility.
11.30 am Welcome drink on arrival
12-1.00pm Lecture with questions and answers
1-3.00 pm Vegetarian lunch including wine or a soft drink, followed by coffee
* Please email the Synagogue (email@example.com) if you have other specific dietary requirments
Chris Gebbie, the former High Sheriff of Sussex, entertainingly describes the origins of Shrievalty – – the oldest office under the crown – – as well as the arcane process of appointment, the relationship the lieutenancy and the relevance of High Sheriffs in today’s world. Chris includes snatches of his 2014/2015 diary of experiences wearing velvet.