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Past Cambridge Event: VOL 19

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VOL 19

March 20, 2019
@ CUC Wine Bar

Has spring sprung? Get the creative juices flowing with a selection of talks to inspire, excite, educate and delight! 

PechaKucha (or chitchat in Japanese) is a creative style of presenting that was created by two architects from Tokyo in 2003 who were fed up with lengthy presentations. Since then the concept has grown and PechaKucha talks now run in over 1120 cities around the world bringing together people from all creative backgrounds.

PechaKucha Cambridge has featured a wide range of speakers from many different disciplines including science, art, design, photography, fashion, architecture, mental health, sport and more.

If you'd like to know more about talking at a PechaKucha night, please get in touch! 

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The Earnest Cheerfulness of Wallace and Gromit

BY ALEX STANLAKE
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Alex Stanlake is an animator and designer based in the UK specialising in 2D motion graphics and character animation. In this clever and humorous presentation, Alex explores the nature of harmless cheerfullness and why the early Wallace & Gromit films provide it. 

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The Amazing Adventures of Captain Alice

BY ALICE GADNEY
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Alice Gadney is a cartographer who teaches children to make maps and discover the joys of representing the world in measurements and symbols! 

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The Power of One

BY BRIAN BENNETT
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Brian Bennett is a freelance fundraiser who became inspired by the visionary man impressed upon him the need to help starving families in Uganda. By using ox-drawn ploughs, with just one acre per family, 30 families can plant beans and maize and start their respective journeys to becoming self-sufficient in food with enough left over to sell and store for future years.  

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The Superpowers of Highly Sensitive People

BY CAROLINE FERGUSON
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Caroline Ferguson is a a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist. In this presentation she shares the traits of Highly Sensitive People and why those traits should be regarded as Superpowers. 

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Dinky Doors Save the World

BY DINKY DOORS
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Dinky Doors is a street art initiative from guerilla artists in Cambridge, UK. They unexpectedly found themselves on an unexpected mission to *SAVE THE WORLD*. Unexpectedly.

They're an antidote to the seemingly endless terrible news that we’re inundated with on a daily basis. To deliver wonder as you wander through the medium of… er… dinky little doors.

In this presentation you will discover how dinky things deliver unexpected dollops of delight that can defend against the daily onslaught of miserable miserableness. And together we can *SAVE THE WORLD*.

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My Child's Different

BY ELAINE HALLIGAN
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Elaine Halligan is the London Director of The Parent Practice. In this presentation she shares the lessons learned from her struggle to unlock her son’s potential and explores the enabling role that parents can play in getting the best out of children who are seen as ‘different’ or ‘difficult’. The notion that our children may be shunned for being ‘different’ breaks our hearts, but there is plenty we can do to help such children develop into thriving, resilient adults. 

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Hello Tiger!

BY MARTYN SIBLEY
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 20, 2019

Martyn Sibley is a regular guy who happens to have a disability called Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). This means he cannot walk, lift anything heavier than a book or shower himself. He runs Disability Horizons, is the author of 'Everything is Possible', has a Degree in Economics & a Masters in Marketing. In this fun packed presentation, Martyn shares his love of adventure and his travels around the world.  

Alice Gadney
Director and Cartographer, Mini Map-Makers and Silver7 Mapping in Kempston
Caroline Ferguson
Mindset Trainer in Cambridge
Dinky Doors
Artist in Cambridge
Elaine Halligan
Parenting Coach , The Parent Practice in London
Brian Bennett
Freelance Fundraiser in Cambridge
Alex Stanlake
Animator, Freelance in Norwich
Martyn Sibley
Entrepreneur , DHorizons and World Changers in Cambridge