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Live streaming for sold out TEDxTruro

With tickets for TEDxTruro now sold out, it has been confirmed that live streaming will ensure that the event is accessible to as many people as possible. Taking place on 27 October at Truro & Penwith College’s Truro campus, TEDxTruro’s theme is ‘Beyond Barriers’ and speakers are covering topics including robots, endurance, neurodiversity and inclusion. … Read more

Cornish robotics pioneer completes TEDxTruro line-up

The final speaker at TEDxTruro on 27 October will be Will Jackson of Engineered Arts, the Cornish company whose humanoid robots are in demand all over the world. Will’s talk, which will be delivered by RoboThespian, one of the robots he has created, is entitled ‘Robots, AI and why the butler didn’t do it’ and … Read more

Inspirational young speakers for TEDxTruro 2017

TEDxTruro will feature two inspirational young speakers this year, including the teenager who brought period poverty to the attention of thousands of people. The event will take place at Truro & Penwith College’s Truro campus on 27 October, with the theme ‘Beyond Barriers’. Local schools were invited to put forward pupils to give a talk … Read more

Sea shanty choir added to TEDxTruro line-up

  Popular sea shanty choir the Aggie Boys will close Cornwall’s first TEDx event in Truro next month. Taking place on 9 September in Truro’s Burrell Theater, TEDxTruro has the theme “Time and Tide”. Inspiring speakers will talk about topics ranging from marine conservation to searching for life in space. Mandy Reynolds, TEDxTruro Curator and … Read more

Final speaker for Cornwall’s first TEDx event revealed

With less than a month to go until Cornwall’s first TEDx event, the final speaker has been revealed. Sam Amps, a freediving instructor and former UK team freediver completes the line-up for TEDxTruro, which will take place on 9 September in Truro’s Burrell Theatre. In a talk entitled “Under pressure and under control” Falmouth-based Sam … Read more


“It was a fantastic event and very insightful. Loved it. Very rare to have an event of this quality in Cornwall. Extremely well organised, with great talks!”