Please join us for "Sundays With A Difference!"
This Autumn, Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, (BHPS) is hosting three exciting and inspiring lectures by experts in their fields, followed by lunch. Each lecture and lunch is £20 per person.
Sunday 25 September 2016
Lecture 2: 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 Lunch* including wine or a soft drink, followed by coffee
* Please email the Synagogue (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your selcetion of lunch: Permitted fish / Vegetarian / 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.