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Not yet scheduled!

We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Refugee summer 2015: Pitstop on the Balkan Route

@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

During Sina Stiedingt's hitchhiking trip in the Balkans, she found herself at an unlikely address: the UNHCR Refugee camp in Gevgelija, Macedonia.

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Tech Art - Creative endeavours in a games industry:  where art and code meet

@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

Robert van Duursen speaks about his adventure in the games industry and his creative endeavours.

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Anchovies, Raisins and Toast

@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

'What is Art?' Robert Good takes a refreshingly alternative approach to an old problem with a selection from over 3,000 definitions of 'Art' compiled from the furthest corners of the internet.

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Volunteer Your Way to the Top

@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

It is a well-known fact that the unemployment rate, especially amongst young people, is higher than it's been in years. As such, developing a wider range of skillset is invaluable in order to set yourself apart and provide you with more opportunity. Naily Makangu shares her experience of how she has used volunteering to carve a unique career path whilst at the same time making an impact in her community.

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Parkinson's & the Tango Effect: my Year on the Dance Floor

@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

Kate Swindlehurst shares her story of her diagnosis of Parkinson's, how it changed her life, and the impact of Argentine tango on her experience of the disease.

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Who should be allowed to create money in our society?

@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

When John Burgess saw a ranty social media post from his friend Ade on the topic of 'Money Creation' he couldn't resist clicking and finding out more. He was incredulous at what he discovered. It got him thinking about the purpose of money in our society, who should be allowed to create it and how that created money could be spent to benefit us all.

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The Halloween Grinch

@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

Listen to David Heathcote's journey from Halloween grinch to true believer and how he and his wife turned their home into a Halloween wonderland.

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Insert Coin

@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

In this presentation, Daniel Hansen encourages people to recover the habit of playing and having fun, even when doing a miserable, modern job.



Let new adventures begin!

We have our first confirmed speakers for 17th October! 

  • Andy Boothman will talk about how he created a unique set of designs for Dress Code Shirts, based on tech images. 

  • Carri Pavitt will talk about the rise of the independent.

  • Simon Hall will talk about life's swerves and soothing the soul. 

  • Lucy Tucker will talk about the unintended consequences, funny and otherwise, of travel. 

  • Pamela Wesson will talk about life as a pop-up shop prop on Mill Road.

If you'd like to join the line-up for this or future events, let us know! 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Ann Hawkins

    I am an egalitarian. Blues music makes me happy. I dislike ritual, bureaucracy and received wisdom. I'm described as helpful and patient. Rarely as 'nice'. I am a self-sufficient, anti-social, confident, introvert. I'm a writer and business mentor.

  • Anne-Marie Miller

    Mum. Graphic designer and illustrator. Partner in Carbon Orange Graphic Design Studio. Resident of Cambridge since 1992. Tea addict.

  • Justin Crane

    Cambridge resident with over 20 years experience providing full-service conception, logistics, management & marketing for the events industry with his agency, The Crane Event. Failed rockstar, successful dreamer, forever optimist. Plays well with others.

  • Berenice Smith

    I have been a designer for most of my working life, with a postgraduate degree in graphic design and typography. I have a design practice and also work on fused and stained glass. I live in Cambridge and I'm owned by my rescue dog, Molly. I am passionate about using design to solve problems using common sense and a user friendly approach.

  • Lucinda Price

    Experienced Freelance Photographer with a demonstrated history of working in the photography industry. Skilled in Family , Wedding, Portrait and Newborn Photography.

  • Simon Hagan

    I've worked as a cameraman, editor, writer and director, travelling far and wide and meeting and working with interesting people - from bank robbers to government ministers, from refugees to people off the telly... Learning new skills is stimulating and I continue to enjoy finding ways to use the current technology and work practices to help people grow their businesses using video.