Be Bold! The Lecture Series for brave thinking

LEH’s new Be Bold! lecture series aims to challenge perceptions on some of the biggest issues facing society today. 

Aimed at academically ambitious and curious minds, we’ll hear from thought-provoking guest speakers with wide ranging views on topics that call for us to be intellectually brave as we explore, question and challenge our own thinking. 

Open to students from Upper 5 (Year 11) to Upper 6 (Year 13) – and to parents of all year groups, both Junior and Senior School. 

Tomiwa Owolade - Monday 20th May

Our second Be Bold! speaker is journalist and author Tomiwa Owolade.

Monday May 20th - This is not America: the case for looking at race in the UK through a British perspective.

7.00pm arrival drinks / 7.30pm - 8.30pm lecture

Tickets £5.00

Book here

Tomiwa Owolade

Tomiwa Owolade is a journalist and author. He has written about identity, religion, culture and current affairs for a wide variety of publications, including the Times, the New Statesman and the Observer. His first book This is Not America was published in June 2023. He has also featured on BBC Radio 4 and Times Radio.

The title of Tomiwa's talk is This is Not America: the case for looking at race in the UK through a British perspective.



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Matthew Syed

Matthew Syed is an author and highly acclaimed speaker in the field of high performance. He has written seven best-selling books on the subject of mindset and high performance – Bounce, Black Box Thinking, Rebel Ideas, The Greatest, and his celebrated children’s books, What Do You Think?, You Are Awesome and Dare To Be You – and has worked with many leading organisations to build a mindset of continuous improvement. He is also a multi-award-winning journalist for The Times and The Sunday Times and presenter of the popular BBC Radio 4 programme, Sideways, currently in its sixth series. Matthew is a regular contributor to television and radio and, in his previous career, was the England table tennis number one for almost a decade.  

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