Open Competition – Telling Our Stories (Festival of Ideas)

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Young people in our times live in a world suffused with quick sound bites and fleeting trends. But what is their deeper story? How often is this something that they can fully express? This session is a space for these stories to be told.

How will our times appear to those who follow us?

What can we give to the future to explain the times we lived in?

The speakers for this session are stood in a fascinating moment of history.

But for all of its interest, it is fraught with change, uncertainty and strangeness.
We asked young people in Malvern to submit the talks they would like to give. Each speaker has therefore been chosen from a broad field of excellent applicants.

Their responses to our times are truly engaging, thoughtful and challenging.

We invite you to come and listen to their stories.

This session is aimed at an audience of KS3, KS4 and KS5 students (11-18 years). Adults are welcome to join as well – they may learn a thing or two.

All sessions require a ticket for entry. We have a Progressive Payment System (Prices + online booking fee) per session:
Standard – the price that enables us to recover costs (£10)
Patron – an enhanced price that supports our discounted ticket (£8)
Discount – a subsidised ticket (£6)
You choose the ticket price suitable for you.
All sessions have a limited number of Free tickets available.
OR, Saturday – £42 Attend any sessions that take place at Malvern St James Girls School
Sunday – £27 Attend any sessions that take place at Malvern St James Girls School
Weekend Ticket – £76 Attend any sessions that take place at Malvern St James Girls School on Saturday and Sunday
Donations are very welcome.

Saturday 2 March 2024


Malvern St James Girls School


Malvern St James Girls School

15 Avenue Road


WR14 3BA

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