This Is It! Stockton-on-Tees
We are delighted to announce that our next This Is It! event is taking place on Monday 6 March in Stockton-on-Tees. In the heart of the North East of England, ARC Stockton Arts Centre will host an inspiring day for our Creativ... (read more)
THIS IS IT! was exactly what I needed. It left my mind whizzing with ideas. I don’t know what the future holds but I will keep working and keep climbing the ladder.”
The Creative Society is an arts employment charity that helps young people into jobs in the creative and cultural industries.
The Creative Society’s (formerly New Deal of the Mind) second Think Tank Clash once again brought the most incisive minds in British politics together to debate in front of a sell-out crowd. Based on the principle of a sound-system clash, TTC2 saw the Purcell Room reverberate to the sound of ResPublica v Demos on “revenge”, the Fabian Society v Policy Exchange on “equality”, and the IEA v ippr on “liberty”.
After a short burst of archive film showing the Southbank Centre of the 1951 Festival of Britain, courtesy of TIME/IMAGE, the three winners of the opening rounds took on each other over the biggest changes Britain has seen over the last 60 years. In the end a close vote called by the MC for the night John O’Farrell swept Nick Pearce and ippr to victory.
Read about the contest from the point of view of a speaker over at Next Left.