Winner of the Johnson Press South Awards 2017 for Outstanding Contribution to the Community!

October 6th 2017

Talks at Six were delighted to win the South award in the category of ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Community’. After 18 months we have had 54 talks, raised over £7,250.00 for various charities with a total audience of over 2000.

We would like to thank the Speakers for their time and interest, the Charities who have told their stories, to the audience who have been such great supporters and given generously, and to Freddie, my son, who has been so helpful on the technical side of things and so enthusiastic.  Thanks to Johnson Press for organising these awards and the sponsors who support them. Many thanks Marilyn Humphrey

Brutalism meets Art: Chichester Festival Theatre over the Years

Thursday 15th February 2018

CFT is viewed as one of the most recognisable examples of Brutalist architecture within the UK.  This ‘old meets new’ building was key in transforming Chichester, already renowned as a Roman and Cathedral City, into one of the most culturally significant cities on the South Coast. Join Community and Heritage Officer Anna Mould for an in-depth talk about the Theatre’s origins and how it has changed over the years.

Chosen Charity:  CFT is one of the UK’s flagship theatres, and works with the community and young people.

Goodwood Farming

Thursday 8th February 2018

Sarah Stewart with tell us about the work on the Goodwood Organic Estate, Home Farm at this busy time of lambing, the life of the shepherd, the Wholesale farm business and the many types of animals on the farm.  She runs GET their plans for the future with a brand new study centre.

Chosen Charity: Goodwood Education Trust (GET) engages children with the countryside and where their food comes from.

The Prisoner’s Dilemma

Thursday 1st February

Stephen Fradley, Governor of Ford Open Prison, will talk about the rehabilitative element of a prison sentence as an essential part of assisting an offender’s reintegration back into society.  HMP Ford aims to bridge the gap between custody and release and reduce reoffending and its effects.

Chosen Charity: Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association, who provide information and training for professionals and parents, and enables families to come together and share experiences.