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Sarah Thompson

Author and journalist in London

The Inpsirational Interiors of Ex-Council Homes in the UK

PRESENTED ON MAY 12, 2016
IN LONDON @ VOL 10

In this PechaKucha Sarah Thompson takes inside the unseen, unpublished and under promoted world of UK Council homes; and what a beautiful and delightful world it is!

Come on a journey with Sarah as she gives you a insight into how people manage to turn their 50 square metres of floorspace into beautiful / colourful / inspiring spaces that will make you want to run out and buy a pot of paint and some 70's curtains!

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Two Wheels Good

BY LOU CHRISTY
IN LINCOLN, UK

Yellow Belly, Lou Christy from Sustrans  runs us through Access Lincoln, an iniciatve by the City Council designed to get Lincoln out of their cars and on to their bikes. Filled with great information about commuter cycling and free services provided to promote heathier, cleaner and cheaper journeys.

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How To Create The WOW Factor in Interiors

BY YASMIN CHOPIN
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 07, 2016

“A lot of clients ask me for the WOW factor in their homes. Well, what is it? Quite simply, it’s a physical reaction to what you see.”

In How To Create The WOW Factor in Interiors from PechaKucha Night Cambridge Vol. 5, Interior Designer Yasmin Chopin shares some of the theory behind what makes an ordinary home extraordinary. Discover the styles, colours, tones and influences that make a home more than just a home.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016. 

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A Short Introduction to the Principality of Wales

BY PATRICIA DEBRUHL
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

Patricia DeBruhl is a retired teacher and former resident of Wales who has lived in Warwick, New York for the last thirty seven years. The presentation gives a short introduction to various aspects of life in Wales, including some historical facts, cultural background and some of the beautiful scenery.
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Yards: Framing 20th Century Homes

BY CHRISTA MACARTHUR
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 03, 2017

Business in the front, party in the back! Christa MacArthur describes how street life and neighbourhood character reflect cultural transformations of the 20th century.

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Council mottos: the good, the mad and the utterly meaningless

BY MATT CLACK
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 16, 2018

Matt Clack takes us on a tour of UK local councils and their attempts to sum up their identity in a motto.

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Introduction to Devanagiri - Indian writing script

BY FATEMA BAROT MOTA
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2018

Fatema Barot Mota gives us a short introduction to how the structure of Indian written script Devnagiri is different from Latin scripts. She also explains how the Indian alphabets work together in the Abugida system.

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Boosting collaboration between UK and Armenian Universities

BY DAVIT GHAZARYAN
@ VOL 30 ON APR 05, 2019

Davit Ghazaryan speaks about the perspectives of collaboration between the Universities of Armenia and the United Kingdom, in particular, the collaboration between the National Polytechnic University of Armenia and the University of Southampton within the framework of Creative Spark initiated by British Council. During the talk, the general overview of all planned activities will be presented.

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UK Enterprise Education in Armenia

BY NAREK TOVMASYAN
@ VOL 30 ON APR 05, 2019

Narek Tovmasyan provides a look at the Creative Spark multi-million, multinational programme from the perspective of the British Council and its opportunities for Armenia.