Next Leeds Salon:

Tetley Talks Spring 2018: 'Cultural Appropriation'

Leeds Salon host its first Spring Talks in partnership with The Tetley contemporary arts centre, Leeds.

The speakers will deliver short introductions on different aspects of the theme of 'Cultural Appropriation' - looking at the increasing politicisaiton of art and culture - following by Q&A and the usual lively discussion.

The talks take place on the following Saturday afternoons, between 3pm and 4:45pm, in the second floor City Workshop.

Saturday 14 April - Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums - And Why They Should Stay There 

Saturday 28 April - Can Art Survive the Culture Wars?

See full details of Spring Tetley Talks here... 



Other Leeds Salons in 2018

Amongst our 2018 Salons, we will welcome back Joanna Williams to discuss her new book Women vs Feminism: Why We All Need Liberating from the Gender Wars.

We will also welcome for the first time to Leeds Salon Austin Williams to discuss his new book China's Urban Revolution: Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities



Other Leeds Salon News: 

Tetley Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2018

On Thursday 25 January, Leeds Salon will host its third school debating competition in partnerhisp with The Tetley for years 10&11 pupils (ages 14 to 16 years), for south and central Leeds Schools. See details here...

We are also grateful to LCF Law, Leeds, for once again sponsoring the competition. LCF Law have been successfully helping businesses and people in Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate & Ilkley solve their legal issues for over 25 years. For more information visit:


Headingley FoI Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2018 

In January, Leeds Salon will be hosting the three qualifying rounds for the fifth school debating competition in partnership with the Headingley Festival of Ideas for years 10&11 pupils (ages 14 to 16 years), for north Leeds schools. See details here... 




Debating Matters Yorkshire Championship 2018

On 28 March 2018, Leeds Salon is partnering with the national sixth-form Debating Matters competition to help run their new Yorkshire Championship event. This is one of twelve DM regional championships that will take place in early 2018, leading to a 'Champion of Champions' final in London in the summer; and which represents a new format for the competition which has been running since 2003. As well as helping to chair and judge in the Yorkshire Championship, for the thrd year running Leeds Salon will be presenting it's own individual prize to the student who best represents the spirit of Enlightenment inquiry by asking lots of good, challenging questions.






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