Festival 2022 Saturday 26 February - Sunday 06 March | Tickets now on sale

Bernie Bulkin

Bernie Bulkin is a scientist, businessman, author, and educator.  He created the course Learning from Texts for adult students at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, spanning textual material from biblical times to the 20th century.  His books include Crash Course (2015) and Solving Chemistry (2019).  He is emeritus Professorial Fellow of Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.
Make, Think, Imagine Engineering the Future of Civilisation

Drawing on history, his own personal experience and conversations with many of the world’s greatest innovators, ex-CEO of British Petroleum John Browne makes an impassioned and eloquent case for technological progress. He argues that civilization is founded on engineering innovation and we should embrace the recent escalation of advances in technology which could lead to greater freedom, health and wealth for us all.

Koheleth and Camus: Is Everything Absurd?
Koheleth and Camus: Is everything absurd? Reading Koheleth (Ecclesiastes) and Albert Camus (The Myth of Sisyphus) together With Bernie Bulkin Three online classes on Wednesday 1 July, Wednesday 8 July and Wednesday 15 July at 4pm (British Summer Time)   Utter futility! -said Koheleth – Utter futility! All is futile.    Koheleth 1:1 There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide...