Niall Crowley

Niall studied Design History at Brighton University, and has worked for many years as a designer, writer and sub-editor. He was at the ‘frontline of Hackney’s gentrification’, when in 2002 he opened The Eclipse - a fashionable bar that brought cocktails and cappuccinos to the once infamous ‘Murder Mile’. Until recently Niall sang second tenor in the amateur chorus of both Birmingham and Midland Opera Companies. 

He is an active member of the Invoke Democracy now campaign.

Related Sessions
Sunday 18 October 2015, 10.00 Frobisher Auditorium 2
Sunday 18 October 2015, 14.00 Frobisher Auditorium 2

From betting to minimum pricing: saving the poor from themselves?

"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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