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TedxOxford 2020 – A World Unbound
02 February 2020 @ 10.30am to 12.30pm
About TedxOxford 2020 - A World Unbound
TEDxOxford 2020 is an independently organised TEDx event showcasing 12 live talks as well as pre-recorded TED videos on topics ranging from AI and climate change to psychology and poetry.
With the theme, A World Unbound, TEDxOxford aims to explore how modern advances are making possible the achievements that were once thought unreachable.
Shaped by their incredible stories and ideas, our speakers will explore new ideas that will inspire, empower, and motivate participants to embrace new practises and perspectives.
A sneak preview of the first of the speakers:
- William Sieghart is the Chairman of the Somerset House Trust and the founder of the Forward Prizes for Poetry.
- Shirley Liu is a Global Vice President at L’ORÉAL Luxe and an expert on the interaction of psychology and business.
Sunday 02 February
About New Theatre Oxford
There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened. The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.
On performance days, the Box Office opens at 12:00 noon and closes 15 minutes after show start. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before show start, and close 15 minutes after the show start.
There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls foyer, two furhter bars in the Circle Foyer and one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks. There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card memebers.