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Swindon Think Slam 2011


Presented in association with the Swindon Philosophical Society.

This is what happens.......

Think Slam competitors have 3 minutes to present a thought-provoking idea, theory, or story.

From then on, it’s a knockout!

Keen but kindly judges, chosen from the keen and kindly audience and including Professor Laurie Taylor and Emma Kennedy, will decide who inspires good and great thoughts, and who does not.

Just as in all good sporting competitions, there will be a quarter final, semi, and final.

Though there may well be moments of seriousness, nervousness, and puzzlement, a spirit of wonder, wit, and good humour will prevail!

The winner will be crowned the second annual Think Slam Champ and receive the bubbly-filled Swindon Think Slam trophy, rapturous audience applause, and congratulations from the special guests.

Cool compère, thinker and writer in her own right, Alison Brumfitt, will maintain good slam order, with clear instructions, firm hand, and thoughtful slam smile.

Professor Laurie Taylor - Presenter of Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed, author of numerous books, popular sociologist, broadcaster, television panellist, and social commentator

Emma Kennedy - prize-winning comedienne, actor in numerous roles in film and on television, and author of many books, the most recent of which, I Left My Tent in San Francisco.

Tickets - £5 (£4)

DOUBLE TICKET - £9 for two events:

Victoria Coren at 6.30pm and Think Slam! at 8.00pm

Please call the Arts Centre Box Office to book tickets for this event or contact the Swindon Festival of Literature for any further information.

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More30 March 2011
Professor Laurie Taylor and Emma Kennedy
Both authors will not only be talking about their own work and writing but answering questions from the audience too!
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