Isobel Colchester

Isobel runs Poet in the City, a leading arts organisation which is building audiences for live poetry through imaginative performance, commissioning and participation work. Within this role, Isobel is passionate about finding new ways to ensure that poetry gains full recognition as a major performing art form. She also chairs the Knowledge Exchange Steering Group for the newly established Knowledge Quarter in Kings Cross. Isobel has worked across the private and public sectors in consultancy, communities and the arts, always with a focus on collaboration and skills development.

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Saturday 17 October 2015, 10.00 Garden Room

Energy futures: how can we keep the lights on?

"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student

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