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Surrey Hills Symposium 2021: Live Debate – Our Climate & Biodiversity Emergency

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Wednesday, 24 November, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

University of Surrey Guidlford Surrey GU2 7XH

The Surrey Hills Symposium returns this November 24th at 6:30pm to the University of Surrey for a live debate.

The theme of this year’s event is: Our Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

We welcome you to join us either in person at the university (subject to availability and COVID-19 guidelines) or online. This is a free event.


Click here to book your place, either in person or online.


A panel of national, regional and local experts will debate the impact of climate change on our landscapes and the need for action.

The event will feature our key note speaker, Tony Juniper, Chair of Natural England and our debate will be chaired by Radio 4 and BBC Broadcaster Jim Al Khalili.

For more information on our schedule and how to book, please click here.

Prior to the online debate we will be running an in person series of talks and a workshop at the University of Surrey focused on creative action towards our climate and biodiversity crisis. The afternoon will feature artists working with scientists on ground breaking discoveries, public art that supports local wildlife and environmental activism as art. To find out more about this event and book your place click here.