Boring Talks

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Boring Talks

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  • This event has taken place
  • Tel: +44 (0)1937 546546
  • Email: boxoffice@bl.uk
  • Full Price: £12.00 Member: £8.00 Under 18: £8.00 Other concessions available

A deeply fascinating evening of pointless mundanities

Boring Talks is an evening celebrating the mundane, the ordinary, the obvious and the overlooked; subjects often considered trivial, but that when examined more closely reveal themselves to be deeply fascinating.

Based on the annual sell-out Boring Conference, the talks feature a selection of speakers talking about obscure and arcane subjects, with a focus on the towns and cities in which we live; the habitats to which we have become habituated. 

Hear writer, comic and actor Joz Norris talking about Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station at East Midlands Parkway, Tim Chipping introduce you to the Panacea Society (who believed that Bedford was the original location of the Garden of Eden), and Jess MacDonald – aka Miss Underground – on empty London Underground stations.

Nothing of any importance will be discussed. The event is a waste of time and money. There are lots of other things you could be doing instead.

In association with the Boring Conference

Image: Souvenir seller in Moscow

Details

Name: Boring Talks
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Show Map      How to get to the Library
When: -
Price: Full Price: £12.00
Member: £8.00
Senior 60+: £10.00
Student: £8.00
Registered Unemployed: £8.00
Under 18: £8.00
Friend of the British Library: £8.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk