Where people come together in community venues... and share ideas about life's big questions... in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Schedule

Here are all the up and coming enquiry topics and events.

Topic Venue Presenter Date Time
Effects of intelligent life discovered elsewhere The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Robert 23/10/2017 14:30
Austerity Ye Olde Rock Inn (Upper Hulme) Group 23/10/2017 20:00
Making the poor pay for the excesses of the rich
It Started with a Comet The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Paul B. 24/10/2017 00:00
Solitude Bluecoat Art Centre (Liverpool) Michael 24/10/2017 13:00
Is there no place for religion today? Keith's Wine Bar (L'pool South) Open forum 24/10/2017 19:15
AI ethics The George Hotel (Bridport) 25/10/2017 19:30
We will be discussing the questions raised on p116 of Yuval Noah Harari's Homo Deus.
Is there a universal good/bad? The Halfway House (Childwall) Jubin 26/10/2017 19:15
Originality? The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Paul 30/10/2017 14:30
The Chartist Riots in Burslem, 1842. The Blue Mugge (Leek) Group 30/10/2017 19:45
(The Leopard Inn, Lecture and Big Screen Presentation, August 2017)
Open Forum The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) 31/10/2017 00:00
The Reformation Keith's Wine Bar (L'pool South) David 31/10/2017 19:15
Needs v Desires Rose and Crown (Bebington Village) Open forum 01/11/2017 14:00
Are we morally obliged to obey the law? The Cock Hotel (Wellington) 01/11/2017 19:00
In a world of machines where do people fit in? The Windmill (Southport) Steve 01/11/2017 19:00
What limits to software teaching, diagnosing, advising .. ?
Is Civil Disobedience justifiable in a democracy? The Blind Pig (Monton, Eccles) 01/11/2017 19:30
As broad a topic as you care to make it.
Bolshevik Revolution at 100 The Park Tavern (Macclesfield) Group 01/11/2017 19:30
Bolshevik Revolution at 100 - Any lasting significance?
Driverless cars, Ethics and Algorithms The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Dr Fiona Woolard 06/11/2017 02:30
A UNIVERSITY VISIT - 19 Abercromby Square, School of the Arts Library, First Floor 3 - 5pm
Truth - how can we get to it? The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Group 06/11/2017 19:00
Hannah Arendt & Totalitarianism XL11 Cafe Bar (Ramsbottom) Chris 06/11/2017 19:30
A Culture very different to our own. Ye Olde Rock Inn (Upper Hulme) Group 06/11/2017 20:00
Japan
Is it insane to ignore mental illness? Borough Arms Hotel (Newcastle-under-Lyme) Open forum 08/11/2017 19:30
Syncronicity? The Halfway House (Childwall) Frances 09/11/2017 19:15
Subjectivity (Relativism) and Truth! The Casa Bar (Liverpool) Open forum 11/11/2017 11:00
Arcadia Harkers (Chester) Claire 12/11/2017 16:00
CLIPS (Chester Literature in Pubs). First Anniversary meeting - Arcadia by Tom Stoppard.
Does Universal Good and Bad Exist? The Belvedere Arms (Liverpool) Zhubin 13/11/2017 19:00
Relativism? The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Russell 13/11/2017 19:30
Artificial Intelligence? The Blue Mugge (Leek) Group 13/11/2017 19:45
(AI) – a UK public consultation (RWF)
Universal Basic Income Bluecoat Art Centre (Liverpool) Siobhan 14/11/2017 13:00
Originality, creativity and imagination? Rose and Crown (Bebington Village) Paul Doran 15/11/2017 14:00
Will technology stop us evolving? The Blind Pig (Monton, Eccles) 15/11/2017 19:30
Would that be a bad thing?
Man into Machine The Park Tavern (Macclesfield) Group 15/11/2017 19:30
Revolution or Reform what is the choice The Perch Rock Hotel (Wallasey) 20/11/2017 19:00
The first female poet laureate Ye Olde Rock Inn (Upper Hulme) Group 20/11/2017 20:00
Carol Ann Duffy
The Illusion of Certainty! The Halfway House (Childwall) Irene 23/11/2017 19:15
Visit to Tate (Albert Dock) Bluecoat Art Centre (Liverpool) The group 28/11/2017 13:00
The Fable of The Bees The Park Tavern (Macclesfield) Group 29/11/2017 19:30
Bernard de Mandeville's The Fable of The Bees
Should we optimists or pessimists about life? The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Group 04/12/2017 19:00
Trident: essential defence or waste of money? Ye Olde Rock Inn (Upper Hulme) Group 04/12/2017 20:00
What principles should guide space exploration? The Cock Hotel (Wellington) 06/12/2017 19:00
What is the purpose of Education? The Blind Pig (Monton, Eccles) 06/12/2017 19:30
Pay attention at the back!
Happy Christmas? The Casa Bar (Liverpool) Group 09/12/2017 11:00
What's the real message?...........Christmas: ritual/tradition. Xmas: commerce/consumerism
TBA The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Phil 11/12/2017 19:30
Has Christmas past its sell-by date? Borough Arms Hotel (Newcastle-under-Lyme) Open forum 13/12/2017 19:30
Thoughts on Christmas The Halfway House (Childwall) Open forum 14/12/2017 19:15
PIP's Christmas Party The Casa Bar (Liverpool) Merseyside committee 15/12/2017 19:00
Was scrooge right? The Perch Rock Hotel (Wallasey) 18/12/2017 19:00
Recycling: can we stop being drowned in plastic Ye Olde Rock Inn (Upper Hulme) Group 18/12/2017 20:00
Recycling: can we stop being drowned in plastic bottles
Open Forum The Blind Pig (Monton, Eccles) 20/12/2017 19:30
Forum? Or agin 'em? Bring your ideas.
Are Nation States a good thing? The Cock Hotel (Wellington) 03/01/2018 19:00
Does Gender matter? The Blind Pig (Monton, Eccles) 03/01/2018 19:30
Vive la WHAT!?
Censorship? The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Estelle B 08/01/2018 19:30
Markets, are they a good thing? The Casa Bar (Liverpool) Alan Barton 13/01/2018 11:00
Is it OK to suspend human rights for the greater good? The Blind Pig (Monton, Eccles) 17/01/2018 19:30
What is the 'Greater Good'?