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  1. Fantastic Beasts and Why to Conserve Them

    Dr Caroline Ward is here to tell us about how conservation efforts can be helped and hindered when the local population believes the animal you're protecting is magic.

    7:30pm Thursday 10 October 2019The King's Arms
  2. Matt Tompkins: The Spectacle of Illusion

    Is seeing believing? Is believing seeing? How can we conduct experiments on things that only exist within our minds, and can scientists ever be trusted to study deception without being deceived themselves? What can we learn about the mind from the illusions developed by magicians? Join magician and experimental psychologist Dr. Matthew L. Tompkins, author of The Spectacle of Illusion, for a fascinating talk on the psychology of magic.

    7:30pm Thursday 26 September 2019The King's Arms
  3. Richard Wiseman: Achieve the Impossible with the Apollo Mindset

    Fifty years ago this week, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon. Professor Richard Wiseman presents a pioneering study of the mindset that took humanity to the moon, and shows how you can harness and use it to achieve the extraordinary in your everyday life.

    7:30pm Friday 26 July 2019The Britons Protection
  4. Knowing Better, Doing Worse: The Causes of Evil

    Throughout history, notable cases have demonstrated how easy it is for ordinary individuals to be manipulated by their environment into carrying out unspeakable crimes. This talk will be discussing the situational factors that can turn good people evil.

    7:30pm Thursday 6 June 2019The King's Arms
  5. Robin Ince – I'm a Joke and So Are You

    Comedian, presenter and writer Robin Ince comes to tell us about I'm a Joke and So Are You, his new book looking at what makes us who we are.

    7:30pm Thursday 13 December 2018The King's Arms
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