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Our theme: Journeys

Our theme for TEDxDerby 2016 is Journeys. Read about why we chose this theme and how we are curating or speakers and talks. Read on…

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TEDxDerby team profile: Anne

Our social media manager Anne tells us about her love of Yarn Bombing, her involvement in TEDxDerby and a very memorable TED talk. Read on…

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Spotlight on makers at the Derby Mini Maker Faire

Recently the Derby Mini Maker Faire returned for its fourth year. We went along and got a chance to talk to some of the interesting makers that we have here in Derby. Here are some of the people we met. Read on…

Philip Moriarty at TEDxDerby

TEDxDerby interview: Philip Moriarty

We talk to Philip Moriarty about his TEDx experiences, the importance of failure and under what circumstances he would bite off the hand of Brian Cox… Read on…

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TED video roundup: Science and health talks

Science and health are topics that are perhaps the closest to our hearts (sometimes literally). Our video roundups this month feature talks about nutrition, stress and our own perception of reality. Read on…

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TEDxDerby team profile: Helen

We have put in place a fantastic team to help organise and produce TEDxDerby 2016. We’ll be featuring different team members on the blog over the next few months. For now, the first person is, well, me. Read on…

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TEDxDerby interview: Katharine Childs

We caught up with Katharine Childs from Code Club who spoke at TEDxDerby 2015. We asked her about her experience speaking at TEDxDerby and what advice she could offer our future speakers. Read on…

Derby Festé

Local interest: Derby Festé

Returning for its ninth year, Derby Festé is back and promising to be the best yet. Here at TEDxDerby our team is excited to be attending the Festé - one of the UK's largest outdoor street arts festivals. Want to know more about the Festé? Read on…

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TED video roundup: Technology talks

There’s still quite some time before TEDxDerby 2016 so to keep you inspired we have collated favourite TED/TEDx talks from our past attendees, speakers and team members. Each month the talks are on a theme, this month is the T in TED: technology. Read on…

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Local interest: Derby’s culture comes alive in September (and it’s free!)

September brings some fantastic and free events celebrating the city’s diversity and culture. This weekend kicks off with the 175th anniversary of Derby Arboretum and the Darley Park Concert Looking for something to do this month? Read on…