Past Coventry Event: VOL 31

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VOL 31

April 04, 2017
@ The Tin Music & Arts, Canal Basin Vaults

What are your Simple Pleasures?

Making something? Sharing a smile with a stranger? Eating an apple from a tree? Reading a bedtime story to your child? Coffee and the sunday papers in the sunshine? An impromptu picnic?

Tell us about your hobby, or a round up of the simple pleasures you enjoy, a cautionary tale about getting caught up in the rat race, reasons why we should slow down and appreciate the simple pleasures in life, or just simply a simple story.

[Like all our themes, this is intended as a prompt, inspiration or jumping off point - whatever the theme inspires for you, we want to hear about it! To sign up to speak, please get in touch via the 'Want to present?' link.]

Presenting their Simple Pleasures will be:

Why Do You Do What You Do?

Mark and Sarah Worth - Highly Sprung. An answer to a question we are often asked, one that we often ask ourselves when there just isn’t enough time in the day or energy in the bottom of a coffee cup. A chance to look at the small moments that make it all worth it!
In “Simple Pleasures”, Adam Redshaw – the editor of a niche magazine for a fun outdoors activity talks about having fun outside – and why it is important for many things, including life, business and health.
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11 galleries in 12 hours with the help of a travelcard

@ VOL 31 ON APR 04, 2017

Alan Van Wijgerden takes us on a tour of 11 art galleries and installations in Coventry and the West Midlands, using only public transport.

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Jam - It's in my name!

@ VOL 31 ON APR 04, 2017

James Jackman jams into his 6m40s an exploration of his fruitful encounter with jam making. Find out if it tastes ok.

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Why Do You Do What You Do?

@ VOL 31 ON APR 04, 2017

"..When I got to this stage I started to understand who I was and how the world worked and that opened up so many doors and I love doing that for kids..."

Mark Worth shares his passion for teaching and encouraging children and young adults to express themselves through the creative arts. In this presentation, Mark emphasizes the importance of not only expressing ones creativity but also following your heart and doing what you love.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 11th, 2017. 

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Simple Pleasures

@ VOL 31 ON APR 04, 2017

Todd Todd contemplates as he has any simple pleasures or is he really all just work, work, work.

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Get out more

@ VOL 31 ON APR 04, 2017

In “Simple Pleasures”, Adam Redshaw – the editor of a niche magazine for a fun outdoors activity talks about having fun outside – and why it is important for many things, including life, business, and health.

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Factory Floor

@ VOL 31 ON APR 04, 2017

"Materials, the very, very simple tools I use in my job, are the things that give me the greatest pleasure."

In "Factory Floor" From PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 31, Sarah Coleman aka Inkymole gives us a tour of her 'factory' and all the beautiful materials she uses to create her vibrant pieces of art.

William Rupp
A Canadian in Coventry
James Jackman
PhD Student, The University of Warwick in Coventry
Dave Field
Self-important musician & DIY synth maker in Coventry
Graeme Mulvaney
Sporty friendly neighbourhood polymath & advocate of devils in Coventry
Alan Van Wijgerden
filmmaker, none in coventry
Adam Redshaw
The Geocaching Guy - getting people out and having fun! in Basingstoke
Sarah Coleman
Illustrator, lettering artist, avid side-project-doer in Coventry