TEDxKingstonUponThames 2018 – Out of Order

  • Main Auditorium
  • Sat 20 Jan, 11am

Please note - this event has very limited availability, if sold out please contact our Box Office on 020 8174 0090 to join the waiting list.

The only constant is change. It’s all around us. At home, at work. Online, offline. In our city streets, in our phones, in the way we view the world. It’s exciting, yet disconcerting.

This year, TEDxKingstonUponThames explores Out of Order and the many different interpretations of that phrase; change, disruption, sub-cultures, a broken situation, radical solutions, a different way of looking at things…

From technology and design to adventure, culture and the way we live and work now and in the future, our speakers will delve into some of the most challenging questions of modern life.

TEDx is a gobal programme of independently organised events based on the world-famous TED Talks model. Through a day-long event of live talks and performances, TEDxKingstonUponThames – entirely not-for-profit and run by volunteers – strives to bring our community together and spark meaningful discussions.


Our Speakers.

Rebecca Lowe – Challenging the Middle Eastern Myth

Fed up of western stereotypes, Rebecca undertook a 10,000 km solo bike ride to discover the real Middle East.

David Harkin – Could a 4 Year Old Change the World?

What makes a world-changing idea? David wonders whether a 4 year old could provide the answer.

Janina Heron – Why Tone of Voice is the Key to a Better Life

We use our voice countless times every single day. But do we truly understand what it says about us?

Lorraine Chademunhu – Life With a “Man’s Voice”

Living life with a man's voice has forced Lorraine to tackle what it really means to be her.

Ali Hannon – Gender as a Performance

How do we perform gender? Ali explores this question though their lens as a queer comedy performer

Ivan Mazour – Our Expectations are Outgrowing Our Innovation

As consumers our demands on companies keep growing, and regulators can’t keep up. Ivan has a solution.

James Finlayson – Breaking News: Fake Facts in the Age of Churnalism

What’s more important, the truth – or a good story? James looks at how the media is skewing towards clickbait.

Dr. Robin Fawcett – Saving the NHS

Robin’s experience as a GP counters the traditional media narrative. She shares her ideas on how to save the NHS.

Mariéme Jamme – From Nothing to Disruption

Entrepreneur Mariéme Jamme is on a mission to enable 1 million women and girls coders by 2030.

Jenny AnderssonManagers, Who Needs Them?

After researching hundreds of business types, Jenny discovered that the happiest were those without managers.

Judith Ish-Horowicz MBE – Bringing Young & Old Together: The Inter-generational Nursery

A pioneering educator Judith founded the UK’s first inter-generational nursery in Wandsworth.

Graham BuckinghamThe Terrifying Truth About Sharks

73 million sharks are killed each year, many through the cruel practice of ‘finning’. Graham has an urgent call to action to stop this.


For further details about TEDxKingstonUponThames and for speaker updates visit www.tedxkingstonuponthames.com or follow us @TEDxKingston.


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Event Timings*

Registration - 10am – 11am

Part One - 11am - 1:00pm

Lunch - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Part Two - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Break - 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Part Three - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

VIP ‘Meet the Speakers’ Drinks Reception – 7:00pm – 8:00pm (invite only)

The day is split up into three parts, with a lunch hour and an afternoon break. Your ticket is for the whole day and you are encouraged to attend all three sessions. The running order will only be available on the day.

*timings are subject to change


Food and Refreshments

TEDxKingstonUponThames are NOT providing any food or refreshments, however the Rose Café will be open and serving food and drinks throughout the day. The lunch break is a full hour so you’ll have time to go get lunch in Kingston town centre.