Date: November 16, 2017

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Tickets on sale for TEDxDouglas 2017

Tickets for TEDxDouglas 2017 are now on sale via eventbrite. The event is at the Youth Arts Centre, Kensington Road, Douglas on Saturday, December 9, starting at 2.30pm. Tickets are £20, and we have a limited number of tickets available free of charge to under-16s. To book, visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/myevent?eid=39663469505 You can follow updates about our speakers and performers over on Facebook and Twitter.  

Date: November 13, 2017

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Date set for TEDxDouglas 2017!

TEDxDouglas returns for 2017 and will take place on Saturday afternoon, December 9 at the Youth Arts Centre in Kensington Road, Douglas. The third TEDxDouglas will feature a host of inspiring speakers, and we’ll be unveiling the line-up over the next few days. Tickets will be on sale soon, via www.eventbrite.com – check back here for news, or follow on Facebook or Twitter. See you all soon!

Date: November 24, 2015

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TICKETS ON SALE FOR TEDxDOUGLAS 2015

Tickets are on sale for the second annual TEDxDouglas event, which takes place at the Youth Arts Centre in Kensington Road, Douglas on Sunday, December 6. The line-up of speakers and performers has been announced for each of the two sessions, and tickets are available via the Villa Gaiety box office on 600555 or the website: http://villagaiety.ticketsolve.com The TED ethos is ‘ideas worth spreading’, and this year’s line-up cover a…

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Date: November 3, 2015

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Speakers wanted for second TEDxDouglas

Speakers with thought-provoking ideas are being sought for the second annual TEDxDouglas event in December. After the success of the inaugural TEDxDouglas event last year, the organisers are looking for inspiring speakers to enthral the audience with powerful talks that make people think. Last year’s event included talks from astronaut, social entrepreneur and author Ron Garan, and Manx-born Chicago-based blues guitarist Davy Knowles. TEDxDouglas 2015 will take place at the…

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Date: October 20, 2015

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Second TEDxDouglas event set for December

Speakers with thought-provoking ideas are being sought for the second annual TEDxDouglas event in December. After the success of the inaugural TEDxDouglas event in 2014, the organisers are looking for inspiring speakers to enthral the audience with powerful talks that make people think. Last year’s event included talks from astronaut, social entrepreneur and author Ron Garan, and Manx-born Chicago-based blues star Davy Knowles. TEDxDouglas 2015 will take place at the…

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Date: October 23, 2014

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Speakers revealed for each TEDxDouglas session

With tickets on sale for TEDxDouglas, the Isle of Man’s first ever TEDx event, we can now reveal which speakers & performers will be appearing in each of the three sessions. The big day is MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10 at the Youth Arts Centre, Douglas and tickets are available from the Villa Gaiety box office HERE. The speakers/performers for each session are: 2.00pm-3.30pm: ADRIAN CAIN, Manx Language Development Officer – From…

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Date: October 15, 2014

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Tickets on sale for TEDxDouglas 2014!

Tickets for the first ever TEDxDouglas event on Monday, November 10th are now on sale via the Villa Gaiety box office HERE. There are three sessions during the day – 2.00pm-3.30pm, 4.00pm-5.30pm and 6.00pm-8.30pm. Obviously, we’d like as many people as possible to attend all three sessions. However, aware that some TEDx fans might not be able to do so, the ticketing options allow you to book one, two or…

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Date: October 6, 2014

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Speaker announcement – Davy Knowles confirmed

The line-up of speakers for the Isle of Man’s first TEDx event is taking shape, with Manx Blues star Davy Knowles joining NASA astronaut Colonel Ron Garan (USAF ret.) as a speaker for TEDxDouglas, which will takes place at the Youth Arts Centre in Kensington Road, Douglas, on Monday, 10th November 2014. An acclaimed Blues guitarist and singer, Davy hails from Port St Mary and is now based in Chicago,…

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Date: August 8, 2014

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Speaker Announcement – NASA astronaut Colonel Ron Garan

Do we have news for you… We’re rather excited to announce that former NASA astronaut Colonel Ron Garan will be joining us on November 10th as one of the speakers at the first ever TEDxDouglas. A former F-16 fighter pilot, Ron was selected by NASA in 2000 and his first space flight was 2008 to the International Space Station, and he returned to the ISS three years later. We’ll have…

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Date: July 21, 2014

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Our Venue – the Youth Arts Centre

The venue for our first event in November is the Youth Arts Centre in Kensington Road, Douglas. We chose this venue for two main reasons. First, it has everything we need, in terms of size, seating, technology. The second reason is that, in a previous life, it was the Douglas School of Art, which counted amongst its alumni a certain Archibald Knox. Knox enrolled at the newly-opened school in 1880,…

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