Are Children Wild Enough?



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Artist:
Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club


Genre:
Spoken Word - Talk,Seminar

Age Limit:
12+

Description:
Are today’s children too disconnected from nature? Are we overprotective of young people? Do we need to rewild childhood? Commentators suggest that contemporary lifestyles are detrimental, not just to children’s health and happiness, but also their understanding of, and relationship with, nature. Words are disappearing from their mental dictionaries and they’re more able to identify Pokémon species than animals. But what is nature and where is the wild? How might we redress this supposed imbalance? Nina Morris (University of Edinburgh) argues the case for a wilder childhood.

Warnings:
All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted. Other

Venue Code:
7
Venue Room:
Studio
Venue:
The Stand’s New Town Theatre
Venue Address:
Freemasons' Hall
Venue Postcode:
EH2 3DH

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Performances

DayDateStartEndDurationPriceTitleStatus
Sun18/0813:3014:301:009.00