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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Judge rule: is the law taking over politics?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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