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27 NOV

NEXT EVENT VOL 5

Pecha Kucha is back in Bedford, and making a home for itself at The Place Bedford for the next 12 months.

Expect to hear more fantastic stories from interesting Bedford residents, learn more about their private passions and secret hobbies, or just find out about the creative work that people in the area get up to.

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Featured Presentation

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Tom Barwood

Presenter, LikeMinds Consulting Ltd in Bedford

A Boyhood through Breakfast Cereals

PRESENTED ON NOV 06, 2014
IN BEDFORD @ VOL 3

Tom Barwood romps through his boyhood and youth using breakfast cereals as socials markers. Breakfast is the best meal of the day, and the early morning meal the creates memories for many childhoods. With which cereals they hate or love. Which ones make you think of Saturday mornings, or the ones that remind you of that important day at school or baseball game.

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The Faces of the Brontës

BY JEAN HOLLYWOOD
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Academic, illustrator and sometime drag queen Jean Hollywood talks us through his fascination with the faces of the Brontës by showing and contesting the few available images of these literary giants.

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From Bad to Bonkers, Anywhere, Anytime

BY PT DENIS
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

PT Denis used to be a bad boy but through the loving guidance of his father, and his tragic loss in a fatal plane crash, he re-routed his manic energy into physical fitness and natural highs. Embracing his 'bonkers' nature, PT Denis has performed in front of festival audiences of thousands and works with young people to chose the right path. His engery is contagious.

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From Metarepresentation to Atelier

BY SALLY ANNETT
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Artist Sally Annett shows us her work, which is based in language, gender, power and nature. This presentation is dedicated to Sally's grandmother who passed away the week of the presentation.

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Nothing Really Interests Me

BY JOHN STEPHENS
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Artist John Stephens is fascinated by nothing in particular, and he tells us just what he means by that. For the past few years John has been exploring spaces that have no particular significance to them, and photographing the results to great effect.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 16, 2014.

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Life Lessons from Running

BY CAROLINE CLARK
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Caroline is a runner. It hasn't alwasy been this way and she shows us her journey to becoming a runner through a series of life lessons that apply to us all. Don't listen to that little voice that says you can't do it, she urges, "it's a liar."

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How I Fell in Love with Panto

BY ANNETTE HICKEY
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Panto-lover and maker Annette reveals her journey though Panto, and shows us how much fun it can be, as well as showing us the wealth of skills she has learnt along the way.

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Cake!

BY BETH BURR
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Illustrator turned baker Beth Burr gives us 19 extremely compelling reasons to eat cake in this beautifully illustrated and hilariously told presentation. It may make you hungry so those of you on diets, beware.

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I Don't Believe in God But He Does Design Well

BY SANDRA DARTNELL
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 06, 2014

Sandra Dartnell helps people buy great design, so she is hyper-aware of what does and doesn't work. Her curiousity for and appreciation of design work led her to notice and explore the great design behind the Christian Alpha courses, despite not being a Christian herself.

 

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Nothing Really Interests Me

“We are nothing until we enact our destiny by doing something.”
Artist John Stephens is fascinated by nothing in particular, and in “Nothing Really Interests Me” from PKN Bedford Vol. 4 he tells us just what he means by that.
For the past few years John has been exploring spaces that have no particular significance to them, and photographing his results to great effect.

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