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Lumiere Conference 2019

(8 November 2019)

Tickets are now on sale for an inspiring day of talks, debate and discussion on Friday 15 November at Gala Theatre, Durham as part of Lumiere Festival. For more information please visit the website

The Lumiere Conference 2019 is an all-day conference specifically curated for educators and arts professionals. It will feature talks by a raft of visionary speakers from creative academic and educational fields. It's a unique opportunity to network with leading creatives and practitioners in the North East.

Speakers include Natalie Haynes, writer, broadcaster, classicist and former stand-up comedian; Kate Clanchy, poet, writer and teacher, best known for her work with resettled children and refugees; Tom McLeish, Professor of Natural Philosophy, The University of York; Rachel Armstrong, Professor of Experimental Architecture at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University; and Simon James, Professor of English, Durham University and Principal Investigator, Durham Commission.

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