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Leeds Salon's 'Tetley Talks' on 'Freedom and the Individual'

Leeds Salon hosts its annual series of autumn talks in partnership with The Tetley looking at cultural and philosophical issues. This year's talks examines themes of 'freedom and the individual' through two of the 20th century's most controversial philosophers: Jean-Paul Sartre on 17th November, and Ayn Rand on 1 December. Talks start 3pm in the Tetley. Read more...


2019 Leeds Salons

10th anniversary year Salons to be announced


Leeds Salon School Debate News: 

Leeds NHS Digital Debating Matters Competition 2018

Thursday 6th December, Leeds Salon is running the first ever NHS Digital Debating Matters sixth-form competition, which takes place at Thackray Medical Museum.

The competition will see Beckfoot School (Bradford), Notre Damn Catholic Sixth Form College (Leeds) and Woodkirk Academy (Wakefield) pitted against each other in three debates on 'Health Monitoring', 'Artificial Intelligence' and 'Medical Data Sharing' in a mini-West Yorkshire championship. See details here.


Headingley FoI Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2019

The qualifying rounds for the sixth annual  debating competition for years 10&11 pupils (ages 14-16 years), hosted by The Leeds Salon and in partnerhisp with the Headingley Festival of Ideas, will take place in January - details t.b.c.

The schools will be competing for a place in the final which, as usual, will take place in March at the HEART Centre, Headingley, where they will be joined by the winners of The Tetley Years 10&11 Competition.


Tetley Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2019

Wednesday 30 January Leeds Salon will host the fourth annual school debating competition in partnerhisp with The Tetley for years 10&11 pupils (ages 14 to 16 years) for south and central Leeds Schools. This year's school include regulars Mount St Mary's and Woodkirk Academy and newcomers Outwood Grange Academy - see details.






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