Returning to Palmeira Square in October

Returning to Palmeira Square in October

We are delighted to announce that live debating will resume in October, and for the last quarter of the year, at our usual venue in Hove. This is great news for the society as debating works best in a live setting. To make a success of our re-opening we...
Important News – Summer Recess

Important News – Summer Recess

We have decided to take a 3 month summer recess over July, August and September. This is needed so that we can channel  all our energies into planning for a resumption of live debates in our Hove venue come October. There are some matters to resolve and a lot of...
May 2021 Debate – Graffiti is not art

May 2021 Debate – Graffiti is not art

How to compare the work of Rembrandt with Picasso or Banksy? Defining ‘Art’ is a matter of personal preference, so agreed the on-line audience. The proposer suggested that graffiti was a form of aggressive vandalism, defacing buildings and degrading the environment....