Event Programme

We have now finalised the programme for the day…well, almost! For those planning on tuning in via webcast to listen to their friend or family member speaking or performing, here is an outline with approximate timings:


9.30am – 11.15am |Session One: The Varied Communities of Sherborne

Talks include Tom Payne, Jocasta Cox, Kierhan Ellis and Stella Mortarotti, with an inter-school drama performance.

11.15am – 12 noon | Tea & Coffee

12.00 noon – 1.00pm |Session Two: The Sherborne Voices That Also Need To Be Heard

Talks by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Julie Plumley, along with an inter-school poetry performance and a music video compiled by young people users of The Rendezvous.

1.00pm – 2.00 pm | Lunch

2.00pm – 3.15pm |Session Three: Generating New Ideas/Thinking For Sherborne

Talks by Susan Elderkin, Dr Benjamin Wild, Joshua Shortman and Adam Stones, as well as a dance performance by The Miss Fits.

3.15pm – 4.00pm | Afternoon Tea & Cakes

4.00pm – 5.45pm |Session Four: A Newly Envisioned Sherborne

Talks by Rory MacLean, Andrew Grundell, Chloe Dick and Laurence

Hayward, plus a short film excerpt by Ken Loach.

5.45pm | Close & Depart

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