Past York Event: VOL 12

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VOL 12

April 11, 2017
@ Angel On The Green

Angel on the Green is host to PechaKucha York Vol.12 

It's a cosy affair this time - with only room for 30

If you want to arrive early and grab a pizza - please let the Angel know and she'll get the dough on the go. Food available until 8.

Free entry


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Shapenote Singing

@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Ali McKenzie-Wilcox tells us of the joy of shapenote singing, the culture and community around it in the UK, and how to start up your own group for people that love to sing.

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Meet The Machine: Cyborgs, The Singularity And You

@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Are cybernetically enhanced humans the next stage of evolution for Homo Sapiens Sapiens?  Is Transhumanism the next revolutionary ideology?  Will technology make us immortal?  Will we want it to?  Must we become cyborgs to survive the technological singularity?  Colin Williams discusses the answers.

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Menagerie Glade - 40 Years Wholesome Horti-culture

@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Davy Fryer gives an impressionistic account of hia endeavors to live around a piece of land on an ethical shoe-string out in Escrick near York, including his attempt of making an honest living out of plant cuttings and teaching gardening to children. 

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Use Your Voice

@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

A collaboration between writer / spoken word performer Hannah Davies and visual artist Jess Watson. This presentation uses the form to craft a short illustrated story. After being visited in the night by a gruesome hag, the hero goes on a journey that explores the notion of artistic voice, and celebrates the act of taking ownership over silence.

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Falling in Love with Learning

@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Kerry Briggs discusses how we can help people who have had a bad experience of learning in the past fall in love with learning. She suggests using a community-based approach to how we facilitating learning for adults and talks about the reasons why people often struggle with learning after school.

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Pavement Parking

@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Meg Thomas explores the culture of our road users, and the dominance of cars. The impact of pavement parking is considered, and it looks at the creative ways people have tried to tackle the issue.

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Everest Base Camp Trek

@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2017

Altitude sickness, nosebleeds, and some of the most incredible views are all part and parcel of the week-long trek to Everest Base Camp. Hannah Bungard tells us of her trek, starting with the terrifying flight into Lukla. The trip should not be undertaken lightly, as not all of her group made it to base camp. If you do brave the altitude, however, you stand to gain an experience of a lifetime.

Kerry Briggs
Social entrepreneur & learning facilitator , Support for Success in York
Hannah Davies
Writer, performer, self-employed in York
Meg Thomas
UX Consultant, Generate Future Limited in YORK
Colin Williams
Director, SBL in York