Our Fantastic Talks

TEDxTruro is a place for thinkers and doers from all fields to share their ideas and their work, capturing the imagination, sparking conversation and encouraging discovery along the way.

If you think you have an idea worth sharing or would like to put forward someone else then please complete our speaker nomination form.

Time is Precious

Victoria Milligan

Technology and Health - there’s an App for that

Craig Newman

Under Pressure and Under Control

Sam Amps

Divorce, Separation: Love your Children no Matter What...

Herve G Wery

Is Life Tougher for Short Men and Overweight Women?

Jess Tyrell

The Coastguard’s Daughter: finding a story lost at sea

Olivia Lowry

Fresh Thinking on Fishing

Chris Williams

Searching for Life in Distant Solar Systems

Nathan Mayne

Optimistic Oceans

Heather Koldewey

Sea Shanties

The Aggie Boys

Do what you can’t

Max Caddis

Overcoming the fear of Down's syndrome

Hayley Goleniowska

Transgender: a mother’s story

Susie Green

Street Cramps: a 15 year old tackles period poverty

Bimini Love

Lets talk about Bob: a tale of depression & the importance of conversation

Emma Wright

Robots, AI and why the butler didn't do it

Will Jackson

The frontiers of taste

Fred McVitie

Sea turtles united by oceans

Brendan Godley

Inclusion: for pity’s sake?

Joanna Grace & Chlöe Salfield

Death and resurrection with the UK's largest mechanical puppet

Will Coleman

Music in mind

Duncan Williams

Neurodiversity: an untapped resource for future inventors

Shawn Brown

The strength of adaptability: achieving the impossible

Laura Penhaul

Haunting Cornish folk songs

Kezia Barr

Every breath you take – how cell barriers protect the body

Professor Simon Jackson

The Human Swan

Sacha Dench

Imagination, storytelling and the importance of wonder

Ollie Oakenshield

The Dolphin Dating Game

Nicola Hodgins

Consciousness and psychedelics

Peter Sjostedt-H

Don’t Forget The Fungi

Rachel Warmington

Finding new antibiotics in deep, dark and wonderous places

Mat Upton

A Pocket Full of Wonder

Kari Herbert

How cake can improve your memory

Christine Jensen

The wonder material of the 21st century

Monica Cracuin & Dimitar Dimov

The big picture

Hugh Hastings

Space - the Village Hall

Lucy Edge

Mining Our Way to a Low Carbon Future

Lucy Crane

Perfectionism – The Battle of Never Feeling Quite Good Enough

Julia LeGallo

Karma Waters

Jeff Allen

Pushing Your Limits - How Being Disabled Can Be A Blessing

David Wetherill

Inspiring Others to Activism – “Somebody Should Do Something!”

Pat Smith

Modern Feminism - An Unconventional Route to Success

Vicky Kierkegaard

Can Outdoor Recreation Help Manage Environmental Change?

Bob Brewin

From Idea to Reality

Sam Boex

Cycling Against the Tide

Rob Ainsley

From C to B(e) – Opening Spa Doors to People Going Through Cancer

Amanda Winwood