05 Feb

Names Not Numbers – A private ideas festival

17th-19th March Aldeburgh – Thorpeness – Snape

The next Names Not Numbers will take place over two days and nights in the iconic coastal town of Aldeburgh, Suffolk for a series of provocative short talks, panel debates, films, entertainment, fine dining and beach ‘walking workshops’. Invited participants will hear historian Simon Schamagive a History masterclass; actor Tom Hollander discuss being “Rev” and a Hollywood Hearthrob; philosopher A.C. Grayling on God; novelists Esther Freud and Aminatta Forna debate Creativity; hear David Aaronovitch debate neuroscience, Gavin Esler, Susie Orbach, SONY’sAndrea Wong and Bloomsbury’s Editor in Chief Alexandra Pringle talk content, and watch Bob Geldof and Harvey Goldsmith reunited on a stage after LiveAid to discuss – what else? Rock ‘n Roll.

Deb is part of the business panel and you can see her at 8am on Monday 18th March.

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MONDAY 18th March

8.00 – 9.20

BUSINESS: British individuality: is the brand of Britain still Great?
Co-Chairs: Heather McGregor, Taylor Bennett and Professor Lynda Gratton, London Business School and HotSpots
Panel: Giles English, Bremont; Emerson Roberts, Brompton Bicycles; Deborah Leary OBE, Forensic Pathways; Nicky Haslam, British Interior Designer and creative spark

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