Festival of Ideas: The Mayor's Annual Lecture and Panel Debate

Where: Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol, Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1RJ

When: 20 November 2015 6:00pm to 8:00pm

In this third annual Mayor’s lecture, and the culmination of the first Festival of the Future City, George Ferguson will reflect on Bristol in 2015, the city’s progress during European Green Capital, and present a long-term vision for the city. Following the lecture, he will debate the future of the city with Jaya Chakrabarti (local business leader and chair of Bristol’s elected mayor campaign), Phil Gibby (Director, Arts Council England South West) and Neha Mehta and Thanushan Jeyarajah, Bristol’s Youth Mayors. Introduced by Professor Hugh Brady, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bristol. Prior to the lecture, Ian McMillan will read a specially commissioned poem.

Book here: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/events/the-mayors-annual-lecture-and-panel-debate/

Entry Cost: Free

Posted by: | 16-10-2015