SPEAK at TEDxWarrington

Speaker applications are now open!

If you think you have an independent idea worth sharing that supports our event theme ‘Build connection, strengthen communities’ and could positively impact the town and people of Warrington and surrounding areas, please download and read the speaker application guidance notes and complete our online application form.

Ideally, speakers will be a local voice based in, or with a connection to, Warrington or the surrounding area, and not previously have delivered a TEDx Talk. A complimentary programme of speaker training and rehearsal support will be made available to all successful applicants.

The closing date for speaker applications is 10pm, Sunday 8th March 2020. No applications will be accepted after this time.

ATTEND TEDxWarrington

Tickets for the event will go on sale in May.

Once released, tickets will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please note TEDx licencing and venue capacity for this particular event limit attendance to 100 people.

We expect tickets to be in high demand so please keep an eye on this website and follow Facebook and Twitter for ticket updates.

SUPPORT TEDxWarrington

TEDx events are about sharing independent ideas that spark conversation, forge connections, challenge thinking and inspire people.

If you’d like to support the event, either through lending your time, expertise or sponsoring part of the event, please email the organising team. Ideally, partners must be based in or near Warrington, Cheshire. See our current partners.

Learn about TEDxWarrington


What's TEDxWarrington all about?

A TEDx event is a local gathering where live TED-like talks and performances are shared with the community. The event is fully planned and coordinated by an independent team of volunteers.

The theme of TEDxWarrington is ‘Build connection, Strengthen communities’ to showcase Warrington’s independent thinking yet collaborative spirit. Speakers will share fresh and innovative ideas that could have a positive impact on communities, particularly in the local area.

Who's responsible for organising TEDxWarrington?

TEDxWarrington is led by local businesswoman and entrepreneur, Kirsty James. Kirsty has brought together a stellar team of Warrington business owners to support her in the delivery of the event. You can get in touch with Kirsty and the team at organisingteam@tedxwarrington.co.uk.

How can I apply to be a speaker?

Please read our Speaker Application Guidance Notes then, if you think you’ve got what it takes, complete the online application form. Speaker applications close at 10pm on Sunday 8th March 2020.

Are there any opportunities for local people and businesses to support the event?

Yes. If you’d like to support the event, either through lending your time, expertise or sponsoring part of the event, please email your details to organisingteam@tedxwarrington.co.uk. Ideally, event sponsors will be based in or near Warrington, Cheshire.

When and where will TEDxWarrington take place?

Thursday 25th June, 6pm – 9pm.
The Pyramid and Parr Hall, Warrington WA1 1BL

Where can I purchase event tickets?

Tickets are not yet on sale. Please keep an eye on this website and follow our Facebook page and Twitter feed @TEDxWarrington for ticket updates.

How can I get involved in the event?

There are four ways to get involved in TEDxWarrington: as a speaker, volunteer, sponsor or audience member.

How can I keep up-to-date with news about TEDxWarrington?

The best way to keep informed is by following our Facebook or Twitter pages.

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