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  • Being Human 2019 – programme launched!

    1 October, 2019

    The Being Human festival 2019 ‘Discoveries & Secrets’ programme has been revealed!

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  • Being Human is back!

    3 July, 2019

    Being Human is back! From trawling for treasures in archives to discovering secret lives and overlooked histories, the annual Being Human festival is limbering up for November 2019. As ever, we are on a mission to bring the latest...

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  • Festival hubs 2019

    3 July, 2019

    Announcing the Being Human festival 2019 hubs! Each year Being Human has a number of festival hubs located across the UK. Led by universities, these hubs create pockets of regional activity and bring festival spirit far and wide across...

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  • A Human Humanities Festival

    25 April, 2019

    Dr Michael Eades explores imaginative ways to make public engagement happen when money might be tight. 

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  • Liz Berry, ‘Wolves Library’ (2018)

    5 December, 2018

    Following the ‘Snidge Scrumpin’ events for #BeingHuman18, we are very happy to present the Forward Prize winning poet, Liz Berry, who has written us a poem inspired by smell and memory.

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  • Being Social: Being Human day 10

    25 November, 2018

    Being Human 2018 came to a close on Saturday with showstopper events across the UK. From storytelling in Swansea to phantasmagorias in in Dundee, the festival went out with a bang! Here’s a roundup of some the best twitter…

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