TEDxLeicesterSalon : The 2nd Half of Our Lives
£5 – £10
TEDxLeicesterSalon : The 2nd Half of Our Lives

TEDxLeicesterSalon : The 2nd Half of Our Lives

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Hansom Hall

Leicester Adult Education College

50-54 Belvoir Street

Leicester

LE1 6QL

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TEDxLeicesterSalon : The 2nd Half of Our Lives

The average lifespan of babies born in 2017 will be approaching 100.

How will the extra years be spent? – flourishing, fulfilled and valued; or depressed and as a burden?

How can we prepare for this longer life, as individuals and as a society?

TEDx Salons combine informed talks, TED videos, and open discussion with speakers and audience.

We invite you to come, listen and watch, and add your voice.

Our Speakers:

Anne Karpf, author of ‘How to Age’, Guardian and Observer journalist and Reader in Professional Writing and Cultural Enquiry at London Metropolitan University. 'Beyond fear and denial: how ageing can be enriching'

Harjit Sandhu, Chief Executive, Adhar Project on ‘Ageing and Leicester’s BME communities

Ivan Browne, Deputy Director, Public Health, Leicester City Council, on ‘Age, Leicester's African-Caribbean community and wider implications for public health

Chris Phillipson, Professor of Social Gerontology, University of Manchester, author of ‘Ageing’, on ‘Age-Friendly Cities’.

Allan Hayes, TEDxLeicester License Holder and TED Cassidy MBE, Chair TEDxLeicester shall open and close the event.

Karen Chouhan, Manager WEA Leicester will facilitate the Salon.

Tickets: £10, concession for students and seniors - £5

If you have any enquiries, please contact Rob Hunter - rob.hunter@sky.com

Doors open at 3pm when there will be exhibitions on the theme of the event.

Programme Subject to Change

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All tickets are Non-Transferable and Non-Refundable

Please Print and bring tickets to event and any proof of concessions if applicable.

Allan Hayes holds the licence from TED.com to stage TEDxLeicester events.

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Hansom Hall

Leicester Adult Education College

50-54 Belvoir Street

Leicester

LE1 6QL

United Kingdom

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