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Free Thinking - A Festival of Ideas, 23-25 October 2009

The Sage Gateshead

 

Latest - read news about Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival 2010.

 

The BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival of Ideas 2009 took place at The Sage Gateshead in October 2009 with speakers including Tanya Byron, David Miliband, Lionel Shriver, Dan Cruickshank and Ken Livingstone.

 

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Tanya Byron

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