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The Crown Hotel | 7.30pm
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Berwins Salon North is a revolutionary movement for the heart and mind; consisting of a night of the most stimulating ideas in art, science and psychology designed to change your life for the better. Join three expert speakers for three inspiring TED-style talks on the theme of ‘Past’, the first event in our ‘Past, Present, Future’ series, interspersed with intervals allowing time to visit the bar for refreshments and enjoy lively discussion on the topics of the evening. Expect the remarkable!
There is a new force jolting economies, transforming political parties, swallowing newspapers, eclipsing experts and dismantling corporations. This new force is ripping down traditional seats of power, but at the same time redistributing that power to new, mysterious places, in new, mysterious ways. Research Director at Demos, Carl Miller, takes us on a journey exploring this power and exposing the centres of control in the world today. Everyone eats, and the choices we make reflect who we are and what we believe – and that’s as true for the Victorians as it is for us today. Drawing on research from her first book, The Greedy Queen: eating with Victoria, Annie Gray explains how food history helps us to get new perspectives on even the most well-known figures. She’ll look at the myths we still perpetuate about food in the past, and explore what these mistaken beliefs say about society today. This is history that is as fascinating as it is delicious! Actor turned critically acclaimed author Martyn Waites will take us on a journey into the crime fiction genre. From an exploration of its roots to the psychology of its place in our modern world, Martyn reveals some of the surprising ways this popular literature can contribute to easing some of life’s most difficult experiences, like depression and anxiety.
Stretch Your Mind this Spring – Book all three Berwins Salon North events in the Spring 2018 Series for just £42 or two for £30! Discount applied at checkout. Why not join the Berwins Salon North Club? You’ll save £42 with a Membership over the year and enjoy the best seats in the house!