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Home truths: 6 TED Talks on the theme of ‘home’

Home truths: 6 TED Talks on the theme of ‘home’

18 September 2017

As you’re no doubt aware, the theme for our event this year is ‘home’. We've curated a diverse line-up of 14 speakers, who'll be sharing their inspiring ideas in 12 talks on our stage in November. But what defines ‘home’? And what does it mean to belong? Is it about people? Places? Memories? All of these? None of these? To whet your appetite, here’s a round up of a few existing TED Talks that explore the concept of ‘home’. Don’t build your home, grow it! TED Fellow,...

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What 'home' means to us

What 'home' means to us

24 August 2017

Ask ten people what 'home' means to them and you’ll get ten different answers.   That’s because for some of us it’s a particular place, maybe where we live now or where we grew up. For others it’s less tangible – more of a sense of belonging.  So we thought we’d ask members of the team behind TEDxLeamingtonSpa for their thoughts. Here are some of their answers…  “This is my home. It’s home...

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How to convey your 'idea worth spreading'

How to convey your 'idea worth spreading'

17 July 2017

Is doing a TEDx Talk on your bucket list, but are you unsure how to articulate your idea? If so, this blog post from Minnie von Mallinckrodt-Grant from our curation team will provide some handy hints and tips to help you bag a coveted place on our stage to showcase your idea to the world.  Think about the purpose of your TED Talk Convey your one IDEA to the audience so it IMPACTS them to CHANGE their perception and encourages them to think/act DIFFERENTLY. Ultimately you want them to be compelled to TELL...

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