Tiemo Talk of The Town

Stimulating Debate. Serious. Topical. Humorous

Tiemo Talk of The Town host topical debates and seminars. Join in and have your say on the issues of the day in these lively discussions. If you have suggestions for debates please let us know.

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The Tiemo blog provides you with an opportunity to read and comment on our take on the key issues of the day. In addition to this we also review debates and seminars delivered by other major organisations. Our overall focus is to develop a think tank for our users.

We aim to educate, share information and also have some fun. We hope you will engage with the blog by sharing your views. Click the link here and join our on-line discourse.

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Previous talks

General Election Debate – 28th April 2015

General Election Debate – 30th April 2015

Black to the future: Planning ahead for success – 7th December 2010

In Celebration of Men – 19th November 2010

Election debate – Hammersmith 2010 – 30th April 2010

Simply Off the Wall – a Tribute to Michael Jackson – 29th August 2009

Never Mind Boris & Ken, When do the others get a word in? – 28th April 2008

How damaging (or not) has hip hop music been to youth culture? – 26th July 2007

The Trouble With Men III – 15th June 2007

The Trouble with Men II Debate – June 2007

The Trouble with Religion – 27th October 2006

The Trouble with Religion Debate – October 2006

The Trouble with Men II Do Men (have to) Know It All? – 29th September 2006

The Trouble with Men – 7th June 2006

The Trouble with Love III Debate – June 2006

An Audience with Constance Briscoe – April 2006

Can Women Really Have It All? Debate – March 2006

Black History Month Talk, Bristol – 2006

The Trouble with Love II Debate – December 2005

The Trouble with Love Debate – November 2005

Quotes about our events

Tiemo were exceptional! So well organised with great attention to detail. I would highly recommend them. — A very satisfied customer

The informative debates Tiemo Talk of the Town have are raising the level of discussion and helping to shape society. The events that you have mentioned promise to be exciting ones. — Mr David Lammy, MP

Very influential seminar and something which should be more frequent. — Dean Ferry

The night was good. Panel members were very good and informative. It was great that you were able to get a good mix, including racial mix – very important. The panel and audience there made it a successful event. — Bev Grant, DFES

I like the way the event included a mix of information – magistrates, school governors and the display of information, plus a complimentary New Nation newspaper.” — Bev Grant, DFES

Really brilliant. A very stimulating, good mix of panellists with a diverse range of views. A really interesting debate. — Michelle Fanus

What an informative, lively debate. I enjoyed hearing from the young people. What have I taken away from this evening ? Answer : To consider what am I doing to support the youth ? — JG

Overall I would say that this was an excellent evening and the panelists and speakers provide inspiration for us within the Black community to take more of an interest in education and to encourage others to do the same. — Sanchia Smithson, Director FFBJ