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Billboard Programme


Sunday 31st August, 2pm: Artist led walking tours of Billboard sites. Meet at Chauffeurs Cottage

Sunday 31st August, 5pm: Billboard artists in conversation with curator Simon Poulter at Chauffeurs Cottage

Tuesday 2nd September, 8pm: ‘What makes a good role model?’ with Michael Reid, Peterborough Philosophy Group at Chauffeurs Cottage

Wednesday 3rd September 7pm: Screening of award winning film ‘Black Fish’ questioning ‘Why do animals exist?’ at Chauffeurs Cottage

Saturday 6th September, 10am: ‘Are you worth it?’ with Michael Reid, Philosophy in the Park at Buttercross Tea Rooms, Central Park.

Thursday 11th September, 7pm: Choreographer Mehmet Sander talks about his work and considers ‘Can you fall up?’ at Chauffeurs Cottage

Monday 15th September, 7pm: Peterborough Playwrights writing workshop exploring the Billboard questions at Chauffeurs Cottage

Tuesday 16th September, 6pm: Susan Jones (Artists Newsletter) and Pauline Tambling (Creative and Cultural Skills) consider ‘What’s an artist worth?’ at Chauffeurs Cottage. (supported by Chamber of Culture)

Thursday 18th September, 7pm: Sarah Boiling (Audiences Agency), Gill Nichol (Lights Going On) and Alex Hugo (Vivacity) consider ‘When was the last time you visited a gallery?’ at City Gallery, Priestgate. (supported by Chamber of Culture)

Thursday 25th September, 7pm: Economist John Deval and activist Chris Erskine consider ‘What role does love play in economics?’ at Chauffeurs Cottage


There are a number of ways both online through social media and via public discussion and debates where you can contribute. We would love for you to join in the conversation, either by visiting one of the Metal Billboard debates, our  billboard base camp, or joining the conversation through social media using the #MetalBillboard on Facebook or Twitter .

You can find out more about the Billboard project here.