In 2013, when Michael Marshall first interviewed the Vice President of the Flat Earth society for his show Be Reasonable and things have really grown since then. From a fringe belief to getting coverage in mainstream media, Michael Marshall talks us through the Rise of Flat Earth Belief…
This month we have a Brighton resident author coming to speak to us about the importance of words, giving us an insight in to language and the brain and how they work together. Marek Kohn is the author of The Race, Gallery, As We Know It, A Reason for Everything and Trust and has been described by the Guardian as ‘one of the best science writers we have’.
Kicking off our 2019 events is one of Britains very rare comedian/archaeologists. From the age of sieges and chivalry comes a show about medieval love, adrenaline junkies and an insane quest for glory. Join comedian and archaeologist Paul Duncan McGarrity as he explains how modern life could be so much better if we all take a moment and learn how to attack a castle. From the host of the Ask an Archaeologist podcast and live show comes another hour of hysterical historical fun. 'A more pleasant way to pass an hour could scarcely be found' (BroadwayBaby.com).
SOLD OUT - Our last speaker for the year is Robin Ince discussing his new book. Comedians often take a skeptical look at life, challenging our underlying assumptions. Robin Ince has spoken with scientists and comedians to pen this primer for the mind.